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Poole set to compete in Malaysia

When Megan Poole took up competitive weight lifting as a freshman, it started as hobby. Four years later, the sport has changed the path of her early adulthood.

June 01, 2011 | Adam Krohn | Community sports


Virginia wins rowing title at Lanier

With a time of 5 minutes, 48.7 seconds, Virginia beat Michigan (5:49.5) to win the Men's Varsity Eight Grand race in the American Collegiate Rowing National Championships on Sunday on Lake Lanier.

May 30, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Smallwood takes first in Luna's outing at Chattahoochee

Don Smallwood, Doug Van, Jerry Johns and Larry Cleek teamed up to take first place as the Luna's Tuesday Golf Group played at Chattahoochee Golf Course this week.

May 28, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Brenau softball places 2 on All-American team

Brenau University softball players Tiffany Schandera and Jenny Shepherd have been named to the 2011 All-American first team, announced Friday by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.

May 27, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


House part of third place team in K-4 event

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.

May 27, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Rowers go for new college experience

Every national championship event is special, but one that takes place where the Olympics once tread is something else entirely.

May 26, 2011 | James Wolfe | Community sports


Local rowers put club team on the map

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.

May 24, 2011 | Adam Krohn | Community sports


Georgia Racing Hall of Fame to hold Grand Re-Opening

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.

May 23, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


House, K-4 team finish 6th in B Final

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.

May 22, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: 3some wins at CGC

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.

May 22, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Lady Saints fall to Lenoir-Rhyne

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.

May 20, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Team USA set to compete

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.

May 19, 2011 | Adam Krohn | Community sports


Spratlin wins Chicopee Woods tourney

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.

May 19, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Lanier National Speedway facing tough times

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.

May 17, 2011 | Brent Holloway | Community sports


This week: Richt, Fox coming to Gainesville

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.

May 16, 2011 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


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Ty McCormack excited for chance to run in World University Games

Ty McCormack knows his experience next month in South Korea will be like an official transition from college running greatness to his work as a business professional.

June 29, 2015 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Local golf: CLGA golfers earn flight wins

The Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association played a par 3 and 5 count event on Tuesday. It was a low gross and low net event. The first flight winners were Mona White in low gross and Martha Shell in low net. The second flight winners were Beulah Land in low gross and Kirsten Coleman in low net. Closest to pin winners were Carolyn Palmer (No. 3) and Martha Shell (No. 17).

June 27, 2015 | | Community sports


North Hall grad Paul Powers making strides in swimming career

Paul Powers was in for a surprise in February when he opened an email from Lindsay Mintenko, the USA Swimming National Team Managing Director. It was an opportunity that Powers, a North Hall High grad and University of Michigan freshman swimmer, didn't see coming.

June 25, 2015 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Moon secures national title for Georgia IronDawgs

Tim Moon secured a national title after lifting 360 kilograms (794 pounds) at the WUAP/USA National Championships last Saturday in East Peoria, Illinois.

June 23, 2015 | Times staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Luna's Tuesday group plays at Chattahoochee

The Luna's Tuesday golf group played at Chattahoochee Golf Course this week. First place went to the team of Bud Black, Daryl Dunckel, Richard Strickland and Tommy Lowery.

June 20, 2015 | Times sports reports | Community sports


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