What is 725 pounds?
Tim Hornsby's journey for the Olympics started in earnest in 2003. He saw it to fruition Sunday in Duisburg, Germany when he qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London in the one-man (K-1) 200-meter race at the World Cup No. 2.
It may be a lot of work, but the members of the Lake Lanier Rowing Club are already asking for more.
The Dedicated Players Group played matches on Monday at Chattahoochee Golf Course, and Wednesday and Friday at Chicopee Woods Golf Course. Terrence Dale finished in first place on Monday, followed by Martha Shell in second and Horace Smallwood in third. Doug Padgett finished in first place on Wednesday, Charley Kilby came in second, and Al Crego got third. Jerry Shell finished in first place on Friday, Norm Phillips came in second, and Terrence Dale and Steve Knowles tied for third.
Bert Harrison learned a lot about what is important in life while confined to a hospital bed.
It wasn't much more than a year ago that 21-year-old Anna Crawford first decided to try out a dragon boat.
For a handful of area basketball players, the season never ends.
Flowery Branch resident Michelle McKenzie won the Athleta Iron Girl triathlon held Sunday at Lake Lanier Islands, besting a field of more than 1,000 athletes and topping second place Amanda Harpring of Atlanta by almost two minutes.
The Chattahoochee Men's Golf Association played its monthly individual flighted strokes competition Wednesday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.
Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club paddlers dominated in the opening day of the US Canoe/Kayak marathon trials event, held Saturday at Clark's Bridge Park.
Marathon paddling is more a matter of survival of the fittest for Macy Dwyer than just water strategy.
For the second consecutive week, US driver Justin Pawlak is the winner at Formula Drift. On Saturday, he captured a win at the Road to the Championship event at Road Atlanta in South Hall. He survived a battle in the final against Fredric Aasbo to win the event and the 100 points to the victor, one month after winning the season opener at The Streets of Long Beach.
The Fairway Outdoor Advertising team won first place in the 13th Annual Banks County Chamber CVB Golf Tournament on April 26 at Scales Country Club in Homer.
Drifting isn't your average racing event.
Local tennis director Charlie Fischer, a certified member of the United States Professional Tennis Association, recently received an award for outstanding participation in the association's continuing education program.