Gainesville's Morgan House teamed with Pat Dolan, Luke Michael and Jake Michael to place third in their heat of the K-4, 1,000 meter race, fifth in their semifinal, to advance to today's B final at the Duisburg World Cup for the U.S.
Every national championship event is special, but one that takes place where the Olympics once tread is something else entirely.
For years, the Lake Lanier Rowing Club has had a reputation as a great tutoring facility for beginners, though it hasn't made much of a name for itself in terms of producing competitive champions.
The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame will hold its Grand Re-Opening, at 8:30 a.m. Saturday in Dawsonville. The hall is being reopened after the Dawsonville History Museum, Inc. took over operations.
RACICE, Czech Republic - Krisztina Zur (Costa Mesa, Calif.) claimed the gold medal for Team USA in the Women's K-1 1000m. Zur finished in 3:57.901, a quarter of a second ahead of the runner-up, Natalya Sergeyeva of Kazakhstan. National Team Coach Guy Wilding described Zur's performance as "all class." Also competing in the 1000m A Final, Ariel Farrar-Wellman (Bethesda, Md.) placed ninth.
Violet Reynolds, Peggy Hall and Nancy Negley took first place Tuesday as the Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association played a Texas scramble match at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.
DAHLONEGA - The opening game of the NCAA Southeast Super Regional lived up to all the hype on Friday evening, as seven home runs left the park, but second-seeded Lenoir-Rhyne had the last punch and came out on top with a 9-7 victory over top-seeded North Georgia at Haines & Carolyn Hill Stadium.
When the ICF Sprint World Cup competitions open today in Ranice, Czech Republic, the presence of the Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club will be felt, as four of its members will represent Team USA.
Clark Spratlin fired a 6-under-par 102 on Tuesday, giving him a two-day total of 16-under-par 200, to win the fourth annual Chicopee Woods Players Championships at the Chicopee Woods Golf Course.
BRASELTON - Standing before a crowd of nearly 100 drivers and race fans Tuesday evening, Lanier National Speedway owner Donnie Clack made an attempt at levity before laying out the track's bleak financial realities.
Fans are constantly clamoring for the opportunity to interact with their favorite school's coaching staff. For local fans of the University of Georgia, that chance is Tuesday at the Gainesville Civic Center when the UGA Athletic Association and Office of Alumni Relations is holding UGA Day in Gainesville.
Terry Clegg carded a 63 to win the individual competition during the Wednesday Dogfight at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.
The Skip Barber Racing School is moving its offices from Connecticut to Braselton, Georgia governor Nathan Deal announced Monday.
The DPG Golf Group played matches at Chicopee Woods Monday, Wednesday and Friday this week. On Monday, Denis Jordan won with a (+9), and Norm Phillips placed second (+6). Jerry Pearson won on Wednesday (+5) and Dave Jetter finished second (+4). Then on Friday, Phillips won with a (+2), and Jetter was second at even.
Lake temperatures have cooled a little into the mid 60s but look for them to rise back into the low 70s with this weekend's warmer weather. Lake Lanier is just under full at 1,070.7 feet and is clear to slightly stained on main lake and slightly stained in the creeks and rivers.
Roger Stapp, Scott Holcomb, Mike Tilson and Brody Simmons teamed up to win the Wednesday dogfight event last week at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.
After the first round of the Gainesville City Golf Championship, Morgan Nix holds a three-shot lead after firing a 2-under-par 70 on Friday in the three-day event at the Chattahoochee Golf Club. Tied for second are 2013 Champion Stuart Moore and Ricky Brown, both at 1-over par.
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