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.
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.
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.
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.
With one very heavy push, Tim Moon can become a champion once again.
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.
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.
Reunion Senior Men's Golf Association member Jon Summerville made a hole-in-one on the No. 3 Pawley's Plantation course on Pawley's Island, S.C. last week on the group's annual golf trip.
Don Schrum made a hole-in-one on the No. 5 at the Mill Course at the Wednesday dogfight event at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.
BRASELTON - Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas raced to a dominant victory Saturday in the Grand Prix of Atlanta, the first Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series event at Road Atlanta.
Bill Wittel and Eddie Johnson won the 15th annual Futrell Invitational Golf Tournament on Monday at the Apple Mountain Golf Course in Clarkesville.
Former Auburn University athletic director David Housel will speak at the Lanierland Auburn Club annual meeting at 6 p.m. on April 29 at Eagle Ranch Lodge in Flowery Branch.
Emmanuel College pitcher and North Hall graduate Josh Wright was named the Southern States Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week, the conference announced Monday.
West Hall High graduate Shunquez Stephens signed a basketball scholarship with the University of South Carolina-Upstate on Monday.
Don Smith, John Dayton, Joe Simon and Steve Zachok won the Reunion Country Club Senior Men's Golf Association's annual Masters golf tournament on Wednesday at the Reunion Golf Club in Braselton. The team of Jim Harris, Tom Gillespie, Gene Cronic and Richard Byrd finished in second place. Bob Seebeck, Howard Murray, Lewis Brown and Dick Kreusch came in third.
Richard Byrd, Lewis Brown and Jimmy Harris posted at net score of 43.33 to win the Reunion Senior Men's Golf Association's January Scramble last Wednesday at Reunion Golf Course.
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