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.
A pair of back nine surges on Tuesday afternoon have two teams, Lindsey Solberg and Caroline Power of Michigan State and Heather Lott and Liz Breed of the University of Kentucky, atop the leaderboard on the opening day at the 2nd annual Hooters Women's Collegiate Team Championship at Achasta in Dahlonega.
Achasta Golf Course head professional Tom Fowler says his course is in tip-top condition for a field of top collegiate golfers in the National Golf Coaches Association Hooters Women's Collegiate Team Championship that opens today in Dahlonega.
Some of the nation's top paddlers and canoe teams will convene on Lake Lanier starting Thursday for the US Canoe and Kayak Sprint Nationals. The Lake Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club will be competing against clubs from Hawaii, Seattle, Oklahoma City, San Diego and Washington, D.C., among others. The LCKC is the defending national champions in the Sprint Nationals.
The Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association played a Texas Scramble event on Tuesday. Winning first place was the team of Norma Remmlinger, Carolyn Palmer and Jeanne Tompkins.
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.
Jack Costello, Paul Payne, Karl Goellner and Bob Watson won the Chattahoochee Men's Golf Association's two best ball, net strokes game last Thursday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.
A pair of teams tied for first place in last week's Luna's Tuesday golf group's match at Chattahoochee Golf Course.
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