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Brown wins NGA event as rain washes out final two rounds

Four years ago, Brandon Brown sank an 18-inch putt to win his first NGA/Hooters Tour event by one shot over current PGA Tour members Kris Blanks and Matt Every. On Sunday, 28-year-old Eastern Kentucky alumnus didn't need to even hit a ball to win his second.

March 27, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Third round of NGA Hooters event postponed

The third round of the Charter Childhood Cancer Awareness Classic at the Chattahoochee Golf Club was suspended due to weather early on Saturday.

March 26, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Woon-Yap aces No. 2 at Chicopee Woods

Su Woon-Yap hit a hole-in-one March 23 at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.

March 26, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Brown takes the lead at Chattahoochee

Brandon Brown hasn't won an NGA/Hooters Tour event in four years, but the former Eastern Kentucky standout has put himself in position to end that drought in the Charter Childhood Cancer Awareness Classic.

March 25, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Three tied for the lead at Chattahoochee

Justin Smith's first order of business after turning in his scorecard at Chattahoochee Golf Course on Thursday was to walk over to the driving range and catch up with his friend Matthew Anderson.

March 24, 2011 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Hooters Tour making a return trip to Gainesville

Rodger Hogan never broke from his brisk walk around the Chattahoochee golf course pro shop on Wednesday morning. Hogan, the director of golf at Chattahoochee, was getting 29 teams ready to play in the Pro-Am outing that afternoon on the course, kicking off the NGA Hooters Tour's Charter Childhood Cancer Awareness Classic that begins Thursday for 168 professional players in Gainesville.

March 23, 2011 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Junior Olympic paddling program scheduled

The spring season of the Junior Olympic Program begins Monday. Youth from ages 10-15 practice twice a week for six weeks.

March 15, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Foursome wins net-strokes event

Johnny Little teamed with Ed Pledger, Roger Miller and Dick Bachman to take first place, as the Chattahoochee Men's Golf Association played a two best-ball, aggregated net-strokes game Wednesday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.

March 05, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Newton plays on for South Carolina

Courtney Newton would probably chuckle at the notion she should be intimidated by going toe-to-toe with post players who are sometimes 6-foot-5 in the Southeastern Conference.

March 05, 2011 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Bartlett aces No. 17 at Chattahoochee

Clay Bartlett scored a hole-in-one on Wednesday on hole No. 17 at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.

March 02, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Winder man part of winning Daytona 500 pit crew

NASCAR fans witnessed history Sunday as 20-year-old Trevor Bayne became the youngest winner of the Daytona 500. Winder native Josh Shipplett not only had one of the best seats in the house, but can also claim a hand in that victory.

February 22, 2011 | By Carman Peterson Times regional staff | Community sports


Former East Hall coach remembered as a family man

Wayne Bradshaw was a family man who had a passion for both football and hiking. He treated everyone he came in contact with like a friend and touched the lives of many. On the gridiron, he was one of the most detailed-oriented coaches you'll ever see, and he taught his players lessons that went far beyond the game of football.

February 19, 2011 | Adam Krohn | Community sports


Local golf: Luna's Group plays event at Chattahoochee

The team of Stand Davidson Jr., Richard Strickland, Doug Van and Don Rogers took first place as the Luna's Tuesday Golf Group played at Chattahoochee Golf Course this week. Second place went to Gene Weschler, Joe Roberts, Johnny Nix and Jerry Johns, with the team of Randy Gordy, Tom Sexton, Gene Cobb and Cleve Brown taking third. Closest to the pin winners were Strickland on No. 3 and No. 17 and Davidson on No. 5 and No. 12.

February 12, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Rowing competition being held by LLRC

The Lake Lanier Rowing Club will host the Lanier Heartburn Indoor Sprints rowing competition from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday in the John L. Beaver Field House at Riverside Military Academy.

January 27, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


IronDawgs finish 1st at local powerlifting event

The Georgia IronDawgs powerlifting team began 2011 the same way they ended 2010, as they defended their home turf Saturday at the IronDawg Open Bench Press Championships at Ironbeast Barbell in Gainesville.

January 22, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


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LCKC athletes enjoy opportunity to host National Championships

For 2016 Summer Olympic hopeful Chris Miller, the USA Canoe and Kayak Sprint National Championships are a spirited and friendly competition, and not the demanding slate of rigorous competitions in Europe he's already been exposed to this summer.

August 01, 2014 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Local golf: Wednesday Dogfight group plays Chicopee Woods

Roger Stapp, Scott Holcomb, Mike Tilson and Brody Simmons teamed up to win the Wednesday dogfight event last week at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.

July 26, 2014 | Times sports reports | Community sports


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