Washington Nationals prospect and Gainesville grad Micah Owings has been reassigned to the club's minor-league affiliate, announced Thursday.
The Georgia IronDawgs powerlifting team defended their team state title in the bench-only lifting division at the American Powerlifting Committee Georgia State Open Powerlifting Championships on Saturday in Macon.
One might think the differences between Gainesville and Syracuse, N.Y., would be vast, but Syracuse native Daniel McCarthy believes the two cities have more in common than most realize, especially when it comes to golf.
The Lanier Running Club finished first in the Dixie 200 Relay on Saturday in Oak Mountain State Park near Birmingham, Ala.
Joe Roberts, Bud Black, Ken Chahoy and Johnny Nix finished in first place in the Luna's Tuesday golf group's event last week at Royal Lakes Golf Course.
The leaderboard at the Milton Martin Honda Classic didn't change much on Saturday, mainly because there weren't many golfers on the course.
One of the biggest challenges of playing professional golf is adjusting with only a couple days to prepare on a new course and all of its intricacies. Unfavorable weather conditions make it even more necessary to play conservative.
Chris Wolfe didn't have much of anything to complain about Thursday, except for the cold.
Competitors will have to deal with more than one challenge in the Milton Martin Honda Classic this weekend at the Chattahoochee Golf Club.
The Chattahoochee Golf Course will welcome some of the top up-and-comers in golf this week. The National Golf Association, the third highest-ranked tour of professional golf, is holding the Milton Martin Honda Classic starting Thursday and going four rounds at the par-72 course in Gainesville. After play was suspended due to weather last year, 171 golfers are going after their share of the $200,000 purse.
Larry Viola, Gary Szwast, Gene Cronic and Glenn Rush won the Reunion Country Club Senior Men's Golf Association's March Madness monthly event on Wednesday in Flowery Branch.
Henry Komoto won Monday's Dedicated Players Group event last week at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.
LaGrange College sophomore and North Hall grad Danielle Newbern was named USA South Softball Player of the Week, the conference announced earlier this week. Newbern helped the Panthers open the 2013 season last week with a 4-0 record.
Dawsonville native James Bowen closed with a one-under-par 71 to win the Asian Development Tour (ADT) PGM Sime Darby Harvard Masters on Saturday in Malaysia.
Jack Costello, Carlyle Cox, Denny Momper and Gary Palmer teamed up to win the Chattahoochee Men's Golf Association's two-best-ball, aggregated-net-points game on Wednesday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.
Randy Bailey emerged the winner of the Chicopee Woods Golf Course Championship with a two-day total of 141 over the 36-hole tournament Sunday in Oakwood.
The Chris Gaunt 5K Run/Walk Over Parkinson's is 7:30 a.m. Sept. 6 at Flat Creek Baptist Church in Gainesville. The cost to participate is $25 through Aug. 31 and $30 after.
The North Georgia Youth Football Association is taking strides toward making the sport safer for kids.
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