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Gainesville's Reece wins Georgia Junior Amateur

Morgan Reece knew this summer would be the "make it or break it" season to determine her future in golf. So far, she's been able to make it through more than one tournament with a win.

July 10, 2013 | Kelsey Williamson | Community sports


Hall Co. tournament to put spotlight on growing sport

Gainesville High boys lacrosse coach Lyn Marsh is optimistic about the impact the Georgia Southern Shootout tournament can have on a sport that has struggled to gain traction in Hall County.

July 07, 2013 | Mitch Blomert | Community sports


Peachtree Road Race runner with a survivor's spirit

Running the Peachtree Road Race early this morning is one of many ways Kim Martin celebrates the fact she defeated breast cancer.

July 03, 2013 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Local golf: Reiland shoots his age at Reunion

Reunion Senior Men's Golf Association member Mike Reiland shot his age, 76, Tuesday in the weekly Reunion Group Blitz competition.

June 29, 2013 | From staff reports | Community sports


World Crown 300 returns to Jefferson track

When Lanier National Speedway ceased weekly events in 2011, racing fans were left with sparse days on the calendar to get a glimpse of the sport's future stars on a local short track.

June 29, 2013 | Mitch Blomert | Community sports


Local powerlifting team takes first overall at national championships

The Georgia IronDawgs, a Gainesville-based powerlifting team, won first place in the 2013 American Powerlifting Committee National Championships on Sunday in Athens.

June 23, 2013 | From staff reports | Community sports


Moon, local powerlifters win national titles

Georgia IronDawg Bench Press team member Tim Moon of Gainesville was not even in the state of Georgia early Friday morning. Moon had been on a mission trip to a reservation in South Dakota and got stuck at an airport in Minnesota, waiting on a connecting flight.

June 21, 2013 | From staff reports | Community sports


Area youth turn out for annual Sapp baseball camp

FLOWERY BRANCH - Over 145 youth attended the Robert Sapp Baseball Camp in Flowery Branch this week, the fourth stop in a six-week traveling camp throughout the state.

June 21, 2013 | Ed Hooper | Community sports


Local college gymnast overcomes disabilities to succeed in college

When Trent Jarrett was cut from the University of Iowa men's gymnastics team in 2011, it wasn't the first time he had faced adversity in his life.

June 21, 2013 | Ed Hooper | Community sports


Gainesville golfer Lasseter tied for ninth at Junior Championship

Gainesville High golfer Grant Lasseter shot a 75 on Tuesday to finish tied for ninth after two rounds of the Georgia State Golf Association Junior Championship at The Farm golf course in Rocky Face.

June 18, 2013 | | Community sports


Gainesville grad Brown sits at 1-under at Southern Junior Golf Championship

Gainesville High grad Pep Brown sits at 1-under par through seven of the second round's 18 holes at the Southern Junior Championship on Thursday on the Tuckahoe Course at the Country Club of Virginia in Richmond.

June 13, 2013 | From staff reports | Community sports


Hall County powerlifter wins national bench press titles

Hall County powerlifter Tim Moon took first place in the 44-49 Master's Men's and Open classes of the bench press with a record lift of 756.18 pounds at the World United Amateur Powerlifting's United States Bench Press and Powerlifting National Championships on Sunday in Peoria, Ill.

June 09, 2013 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local powerlifter sets sights on national title

With one very heavy push, Tim Moon can become a champion once again.

June 07, 2013 | Mitch Blomert | Community sports


Lake Lanier Rowing Club receives praise for hosting championship

It has been almost 17 years since the 1996 Olympic Games brought rowing to the area, but the Lake Lanier Rowing Club continues to shine for some of the sport's biggest events.

May 30, 2013 | Mitch Blomert | Community sports


Local golf: James, 3 others win Wednesday Dogfight outing at Chicopee Woods

Luke James, Roger Stapp, Henry Komoto and Yoshi finished at 32-under par to take first place in the Wednesday Dogfight event last week at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.

May 18, 2013 | From staff reports | Community sports


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Local golf: CMGA holds Stableford points match

Larry Cohan, Scott Adams, Gary Palmer and Jim Carroll teamed up to win the Chattahoochee Men's Golf Association's Stableford points match last Wednesday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.

April 19, 2014 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local gym aims to increase popularity of boxing

Brandon Olson confidently admits he's in better shape now than he was during his high school football days.

April 12, 2014 | Mitch Blomert | Community sports


Local Golf: Hope records first-ever hole-in-one

Walter Hope recorded his first-ever hole-in-one on April 6 at Chicopee Woods.

April 12, 2014 | From staff reports | Community sports


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