The Gainesville Parks and Recreation 9-10 year-old All-Stars lost to Columbus 6-4 in the state championship game Friday night in Toccoa.
Will Peeples is leading the City Championship after the first round, which started Friday at the Chatahoochee Golf Course.
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.
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.
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.
Drew Adams, an East Hall graduate, was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Baseball Player of the Week after leading Lipscomb University to a 5-0 record last week.
Bob Arendt, father of Chicopee Woods head golf professional Jim Arendt, scored a hole-on-one Saturday at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.
Tommy Calhoun, Dan Arthurs, Ken Dooley and Scott Thompson finished at 19-under par to take first place in last week's Wednesday dogfight event at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.
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