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Hope for Lanier Speedway

Lanier National Speedway would appear to be on its final leg. Track owner Donnie Clack held a meeting in May in which he outlined the grim financial prospects brought on by fewer drivers and low attendance. The 2011 schedule was trimmed and, in some cases, the prize money was reduced.

July 27, 2011 | Adam Krohn | Community sports


Peeples claims city title

Will Peeples fired a final round 2-under par 70 to win the 20011 City Championship by five strokes over runner-up Pep Brown on Sunday at Chattahoochee Golf Course in Gainesville.

July 24, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Luna's golf group played at Chattahoochee

The Luna's Tuesday golf group played at Chattahoochee Golf Course this week. First place went to the team of Stan Davidson Jr, Nelson Wright, Richard Strickland and Doug Van.

July 23, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Peeples holds lead in City Championship at Chattahoochee

After a second-round 75, Will Peeples held on to his one-shot lead with a two-day total of 147 in the City Championship on Saturday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.

July 23, 2011 | | Community sports


Gainesville little league falls in state championship

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.

July 22, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Peeples leads after first round of City Championship

Will Peeples is leading the City Championship after the first round, which started Friday at the Chatahoochee Golf Course.

July 22, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Area triathlete training in Kuwait while serving

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.

July 22, 2011 | Adam Krohn | Community sports


Outdoors Report: Fishing in heat not so bad

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.

July 21, 2011 | By Eric Aldrich For The Times | Community sports


North Hall alum named All-American scholar

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.

July 21, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local youth baseball standout tries out for Pan Am games

At the beginning of August, Jonathan Hughes will get an opportunity most kids only dream of.

July 20, 2011 | Adam Krohn | Community sports


Gainesville grad named to SEC Academic honor roll

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.

July 18, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Screamin' Eagles win Georgia Games

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.

July 18, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Locals share interest in Women's World Cup

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.

July 16, 2011 | Graham Reaves | Community sports


Local gym hosts Georgia Games powerlifting

Saturday was a big day for powerlifters at Iron Beast Barbell gym in Gainesville.

July 16, 2011 | Adam Krohn | Community sports


Local golf: Calhoun nails hole-in-one

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.

July 16, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


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Lanier Canoe & Kayak Club sending 4 to Pan American Games

Local representation at the Pan American Games is just another feather in the cap for the athletes the Lanier Canoe & Kayak Club produces.

July 07, 2015 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


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


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