North Hall was ranked No. 10 in the Georgia Coaches Association polls that came out Thursday. The Trojans return four starters from a team that finished last season with a trip to the playoffs before losing in the Class AAA quarterfinals.
The Georgia Coaches Association released the preseason polls for softball Thursday.
Buford High School softball coach Tony Wolfe has been nothing short of perfect since taking over the program in 2007. In four years, he has led his team to four consecutive Class AA state championships.
Jack Haire doesn't claim to be an expert swimmer, but still likes to line up in the lanes. And as a veteran of triathlons for more than 30 years, he knows he's not alone in his proclivity toward spending time in the pool.
Lanier Canoe & Kayak Club masters paddler Jim O'Dell was part of six first-place finishes as the club won 14 national titles during the championships Sunday at Clarks Bridge Park on Lake Lanier.
Some of the best finishes during the final day of the U.S. Canoe and Kayak Sprint National Championships turned out to be great battles between the Lanier Canoe & Kayak Club's own Saturday at Clarks Bridge Park.
The Dedicated Players Group played on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Chicopee Woods.
Jonathan Hughes of Flowery Branch is one of 18 players who will make up the 2011 14U National Team. The club will travel to San Felipe, Venezuela, to compete in the Pan Am 14U Championships, Aug. 11-22
Gainesville eighth-grader Spencer Ralston won the Southeastern Junior Golf Tour's Championship in the 12-13 year-old division at the Sugahatchee Country Club in Opelika, Ala. Ralston had a three-day total of two-under par, five strokes ahead of second place.
The podium Friday was filled with members of the Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club, as the team reeled in 20 top-three finishes in the 500-meter events at the USA Canoe/Kayak Sprint National Championships at the venue on Clarks Bridge Road.
Art Kunzer had a hole-in-one on Thursday at Chattahoochee Golf Club.
The day started with three teams tied for first place, and at the end of the day only one stroke separated them.
Racing on its home course with around 30 more participants than any other club, the Lanier Canoe and Kayak team believes it has a strong chance to win its 10th USA Canoe/Kayak Sprint National Championship.
Morgan House cherishes the opportunity to welcome visiting canoe and kayak athletes to his home turf on Lake Lanier.
Buford High's Jake Burnette signed with the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday.
The Clermont Cupcake Challenge 5K and 1K races are Sept. 20 in Clermont. Registration is $20. To sign-up, go to www.runnersfit.com. For more information, email Larry Duttweiler at firstname.lastname@example.org.
State Sen. Butch Miller scored a hole-in-one Wednesday at the Legacy Link course at Lake Lanier Islands.
The ICF Dragon Boat World Championship event was another opportunity for Lanier Canoe & Kayak Club paddlers to put their best foot forward, said its coach Jim O'Dell.
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