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Lanier Canoe and Kayak members embrace dragon boats

It wasn't much more than a year ago that 21-year-old Anna Crawford first decided to try out a dragon boat.

May 24, 2012 | Zac Taylor | Community sports


Local high school players join up on AAU team

For a handful of area basketball players, the season never ends.

May 23, 2012 | David Mitchell | Community sports


Local athlete wins Iron Girl triathlon

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.

May 21, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Sutton finishes 1st at Chattahoochee

The Chattahoochee Men's Golf Association played its monthly individual flighted strokes competition Wednesday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.

May 19, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local paddlers dominate US Canoe/Kayak Marathon Trials on Lanier

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.

May 19, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Marathon paddlers ready to battle it out on Lake Lanier

Marathon paddling is more a matter of survival of the fittest for Macy Dwyer than just water strategy.

May 18, 2012 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Pawlak wins at Drift Atlanta

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.

May 13, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Scales Creek hosted CVB golf tournament

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.

May 12, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Road Atlanta ready to welcome back Formula Drift

Drifting isn't your average racing event.

May 10, 2012 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Local tennis pro earns education award

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.

May 09, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


East Hall grad earns JUCO award

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.

May 07, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Semifinalists announced for Georgia Racing Hall of Fame

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.

May 07, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Smallwood wins in DPG

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

May 05, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Dogfight group competed at Chicopee Woods

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.

April 28, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Jordan wins at Chicopee Woods

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.

April 21, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


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Ty McCormack excited for chance to run in World University Games

Ty McCormack knows his experience next month in South Korea will be like an official transition from college running greatness to his work as a business professional.

June 29, 2015 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Local golf: CLGA golfers earn flight wins

The Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association played a par 3 and 5 count event on Tuesday. It was a low gross and low net event. The first flight winners were Mona White in low gross and Martha Shell in low net. The second flight winners were Beulah Land in low gross and Kirsten Coleman in low net. Closest to pin winners were Carolyn Palmer (No. 3) and Martha Shell (No. 17).

June 27, 2015 | | Community sports


North Hall grad Paul Powers making strides in swimming career

Paul Powers was in for a surprise in February when he opened an email from Lindsay Mintenko, the USA Swimming National Team Managing Director. It was an opportunity that Powers, a North Hall High grad and University of Michigan freshman swimmer, didn't see coming.

June 25, 2015 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Moon secures national title for Georgia IronDawgs

Tim Moon secured a national title after lifting 360 kilograms (794 pounds) at the WUAP/USA National Championships last Saturday in East Peoria, Illinois.

June 23, 2015 | Times staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Luna's Tuesday group plays at Chattahoochee

The Luna's Tuesday golf group played at Chattahoochee Golf Course this week. First place went to the team of Bud Black, Daryl Dunckel, Richard Strickland and Tommy Lowery.

June 20, 2015 | Times sports reports | Community sports


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