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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

Gainesville teens find hobby in soap box derby cars

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.

July 15, 2011 | Bill Murphy | Community sports

Gainesville set for 'powerful' weekend

This weekend in Gainesville, two separate venues will host events of the 23rd Georgia Games - powerlifting and power soccer.

July 13, 2011 | Adam Krohn | Community sports

Mother-son pair are masters of martial arts

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.

July 12, 2011 | Bill Murphy | Community sports

ADA Memorial Run to be held on July 23

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.

July 11, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports

Area track and field athletes qualify for nationals

The Lanier Running Club qualified several area track and field athletes for the national meet to be held in Wichita, Kan.

July 11, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports

This week: Georgia Games come to Hall County

The Georgia Games comes to Gainesville this week.

July 11, 2011 | Adam Krohn | Community sports

IronDawgs' Head sets world bench press record

Members of the Georgia IronDawgs are no strangers to world records and world championships in various associations. Now, an IronDawg can make a legitimate claim to being the best bench-presser in history for his weight class and division. Lifting in the single-ply, 132-pound Men's Junior Division at the World Association of Benchers and Deadlifters National Championships in Nashville, Tenn., Dahlonega's Eric Head, a Lumpkin County grad, set the all-time bench press record for his class with 501 pounds - almost four times his body weight.

July 11, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports

Local golf: Hollobaugh takes 1st at CGC event

The Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association played a Par 4 Count Individual Low Gross, Low Net Event on June 28 at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.

July 08, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports

House preparing for 2012 Olympics

Since November, Morgan House will have spent a total of 22 weeks in Hawaii on and off by the time his current stint there ends in a few weeks.

July 08, 2011 | Adam Krohn | Community sports

Hill now shining at Shorter

Walter Hill thought playing football at the University of Georgia was going to be his ticket to happiness out of high school, but he found out this year that the cozy environment of playing basketball at the much smaller Shorter University in Rome could become just as fulfilling.

July 06, 2011 | Bill Murphy | Community sports

Cash looking to grow since spring training injury

When a major league baseball player gets hurt and can't take to the field, they typically get put on the disabled list followed by a rehab assignment in the minors.

July 04, 2011 | Bill Murphy | Community sports

North Hall grad takes state's top honors in Peachtree Road Race

Ty McCormack can expect to receive a crystal peach in the mail.

July 04, 2011 | Bill Murphy | Community sports

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Bryan Sellers geared up for final run with Team Falken Tire at Petit Le Mans

It's been an emotional week for two-time defending Petit Le Mans champion Bryan Sellers.

October 02, 2015 | By David Purdum For The Times | Community sports

Christina Nielsen can make racing history for women during Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta

Capping off one of her most successful seasons as a driver, Christina Nielsen will hope a strong finish in Saturday's Petit Le Mans can ...

September 29, 2015 | David Thackham | Community sports


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