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.
East Hall graduate Drew Adams was named to the National Junior College Division-I Player of the Week last week. after leading Gordon College to four straight victories.
The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame in Dawsonville moved one step closer to being able to name the 2012 class of inductees this week, when it announced the "Fast 15" semifinalists. The five new inductees will be chosen by a panel of voters to make up this year's class.
The Dedicated Players Group played matches on Monday, Wednesday and Friday this week at Chicopee Woods Golf Course. Horace Smallwood finished in first place on Monday, and Terrence Dale and Bob Kidd tied for second. Dennis Jones finished first on Wednesday, and Doug Padgett and Smallwood tied for second. Steve Knowles finished in first place on Friday and Smallwood finished in second
The team of Tommy Calhoun, Touk Varney, Vince Jonte', David White (25 under par) finished in first place in Wednesday's Dogfight at Chicopee Woods Golf Course. Tom Bolton, Bob Arendt, Dan Arthurs, Yoko Komoto (21 under par) captured second, and Jim Arendt, Jerry Horton, Geoffrey Archibald, Lou Vega (20 under par) came in third.
The Dedicated Players Group played matches on Monday and Friday this week at Chicopee Woods Golf Course. Denis Jordan finished in first place on Monday afternoon, Horace Smallwood came in second, and Charley Kilby got third.
The United Way of White County will host a celebrity golf tournament today and Tuesday at the Innsbruck Golf Club in Helen.
Gene Cronig, Mike Ferrell, Bruce Porter and Lewis Brown won the Reunion Senior Men's Golf Association's Turkey Shoot Golf Tournament last Wednesday at Reunion Country Club.
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