Rainy weather delayed the start of the Chicopee Golf Championship on Saturday by nearly two hours, and the wet course seemed to stretch the 7,040-yard, 18-hole course even longer for the competitors, as the ball would often stop dead in its tracks after hitting the ground.
ATHENS - The Gainesville-based Georgia IronDawgs Powerlifting Team claimed the team bench press title on Saturday at the American Powerlifting Committee's Ninth Annual America's Cup Powerlifting and Bench Press Championships, marking the third out of three competitions the team has won this year.
The Wednesday Dogfight event took place at Chicopee Woods Golf Course this week.
When the Chicopee Woods Golf Course Championships open today, golfers aren't vying to be fitted for a fancy green jacket, keys to a new car or have their face put on the cover of the magazines.
Jaybo Shaw had to execute only one basic move to be proclaimed Georgia Southern's starting quarterback by first-year coach Jeff Monken.
The DPG played matches on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday this week at the Chicopee Woods Golf Course. On Monday, James Roberts took first with a score of +6 and Dwight Miller was second with a +3. Dave Jetter placed third with a +2 and Terrence Dale was fourth with a +1.
Jacqueline McWorter is transferring to Brenau University from Chattahoochee Valley Community College (Phenix, Ala.) of the Alabama Community College Conference, where she was a two-time First Team All Conference and All Region selection in 2009-10.
The Luna's Tuesday Golf Group played at Chattahoochee Golf Course this week. First place went to the team of Nelson Wright, Stand Davidson Jr., Johnny Nix and Stan Davidson Sr. Steve Hill, Tommy Lowery, Al Raynes and Doug McMahan teamed up for second, while third place went to the team of Gene Weschler, Larry Miller, Chad Pierce and Cleve Brown.
The Hooters Women's Collegiate Team Championship is set to begin today at Achasta Golf Course in Dahlonega. Fifty-five two-person teams will be competing at the event, with each team consisting of players from the same university in a 54-hole stroke play tournament which concludes Thursday.
Gainesville High graduate Paul Malquist won a US Track & Field Junior Olympics National Championship with the Lanier Running Club in the pole vault with a height of 15-feet, 9-inches on Sunday in Sacramento, Calif. Earlier in the week, Malquist won a bronze in the decathlon.
Football fans can take comfort that the season is quickly closing in. Just three days after the Atlanta Falcons opened up training camp in Flowery Branch, high school practice has also started. Also, the University of Georgia opens camp today, while defending ACC champion Georgia Tech opens practice Thursday.
The Luna's Tuesday golf group played at Achasta Golf Course in Dahlonega this week.
Grant Partrick can still deliver a serve across the net with a tremendous amount of force, and was clocked as high as 131 miles per hour last year as a senior on the tennis team at North Georgia College & State University. His forehand and backhand shots are also far ahead of the skill level of the average weekend warrior on the tennis court.
There have been many times over the past year when Gilberto Espinoza thought his days on the gridiron were over.
Flowery Branch High graduate Kiara Woods finished fifth in the 3,000 meter run with a time of 10 minutes, 44.72 seconds at the US Junior Olympic Track and field championships on Saturday in Sacremento, Calif.
Gary Hatfield broke Southern Powerlifting Federation world records with a bench press of 540 pounds and a 580-pound deadlift for the Georgia IronDawgs powerlifting team at the Body by George meet on Saturday in Loganville.
ATLANTA - Tre Mason struck a pose - a Heisman Trophy pose.
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