Training to be a triathlete is challenging in and of itself. Throw a wrench into that process and, depending on how you look at it, you're at a disadvantage.
Lake temperatures remain in the upper 80s and the lake is clear to stained on main lake and slightly stained in the rivers. The lake level is right around 4 feet below full pool at 1,066.9 (full pool is 1,071). Check generation schedules before heading out to the river at 770-945-1466.
Former North Hall Trojan and recent Georgia State graduate, Alan Fowler has been named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar. This is the second consecutive year Fowler has received the honor.
At the beginning of August, Jonathan Hughes will get an opportunity most kids only dream of. The 14-year-old Hughes, who recently graduated from West Hall Middle, will be in Cary, N.C. on Aug. 1 to try out for the U.S.A. 14-under national baseball team. He'll be one of 39 kids competing for 18 spots, and those who make the team will remain in Cary until Aug. 11, when they fly to Venezuela to compete in ...
Gainesville High graduate Daunte Carr was named to the Southeastern Conference first year Academic Honor Roll. Carr, who plays safety, is a redshirt freshman on the University of Arkansas football team and is majoring in kinesiology.
The North Georgia Screamin' Eagles power soccer team won the second annual Georgia Games on Sunday, defeating the Atlanta Tigers 4-3 and the Charlotte/Carrolton Powernators 3-0.
Though they will be playing more than 4,700 miles across the Atlantic Ocean, there is still piqued interest in Gainesville for the Women's National Soccer Team playing for the World Cup title.
Saturday was a big day for powerlifters at Iron Beast Barbell gym in Gainesville. The gym hosted the powerlifting portion of the annual Georgia Games, with Special Olympians and various weightlifter competing, while notable bodybuilders such as Lee Haney were on hand to sign autographs and meet fans. "To be out here is very special," said Haney, best known for winning the most Mr. Olympia titles with eight. He is also former Chairman of the ...
Tommy Calhoun had a hole-in-one Wednesday on No. 4 at the Village Course at Chicopee Woods Golf Course. He used a TaylorMade 6 iron from 154 yards away, which was witnessed by Terry Clegg and Don Schrum.
Drew Exley and Sam Manzo get a thrill behind the steering wheel most kids their age can't relate to. Crunched down in the seat of their soap box derby cars, these rising high school freshman from Gainesville reach speeds of up to 45 miles per hour as they fly downhill and let gravity take its course.
This weekend in Gainesville, two separate venues will host events of the 23rd Georgia Games - powerlifting and power soccer.
Taekwondo is a vehicle to become successful in life for Cameron Kayne. Having his mother Tracy at his side watching his success and also competing at a high level makes it even more special.
The American with Disablities Act will hold the ADA Memorial, a 1-mile and 5K run, at 8 a.m. July 23 on the square in downtown Gainesville.
The Lanier Running Club qualified several area track and field athletes for the national meet to be held in Wichita, Kan.
The Georgia Games comes to Gainesville this week. The annual event, created in 1989 as part of the effort to win the bid to host the 1996 Olympic Games, has 49 events that run from May to August and take place in various places across the state. On Saturday, the IronBeast Barbell gym in Gainesville will host powerlifting. On Sunday, the Jim Walters YMCA will host power soccer. Several local athletes will compete in ...
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.
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