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Local golf: Shrader wins CMGA event this week

The Chattahoochee Men's Golf Association played its monthly individual flighted strokes competition last

July 21, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local golfers look for bragging rights at annual City Golf Championship

A tradition that goes back to 1962 resumes at 2 p.m. today with the start of the 51st annual City Championship golf tournament at Chattahoochee Golf Club in Gainesville.

July 19, 2012 | Zac Taylor | Community sports


Teaching the basics at Chicopee youth golf clinic

When the alarm goes off each morning, most youth would roll over and hit snooze, hoping for just five more minutes of restful sleep, especially in the summer. For youth golfers attending Chicopee Woods Golf Course's annual junior clinics, however, that alarm signals the beginning of an exciting morning full of opportunities to better their game or simply learn the basics.

July 19, 2012 | Kelsey Williamson | Community sports


City Championship golf tourney starts Friday

The 2012 City Championship will be held Friday through Sunday at Chattahoochee Golf Club. The cost is $50 per player in addition to applicable green fees and cart fees. The tournament is open to any golfer with an established USGA handicap and will be flighted based on handicap indexes.

July 18, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Pruett honored for achievements

Lakeview Academy graduate David Pruett, a rising senior on the Lander University basketball team, was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court this week. The Honors Court recognizes student-athletes who excelled in academics during the 2011-12 season.

July 13, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Rucker places 3rd at Jr. World Championships

Flowery Branch High graduate and University of South Carolina rising sophomore Erika Rucker earned her first international medal and hit a personal best twice in two days after taking bronze in the 400-meter dash at the 14th IAAF World Junior Championships held at the Olympic Stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

July 13, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Former GHS coach Vickery inducted into Sunbelt Baseball Hall of Fame

Former Gainesville High baseball coach Wayne Vickery was inducted into the National Sunbelt Classic Baseball Hall of Fame this year.

July 13, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Northeast Georgia tennis championships planned for August

The Northeast Georgia Championships Tennis Tournament will be held Aug. 14-19 at Longwood Tennis Center in Gainesville. Play will begin at 6 p.m. on weekdays, 9 a.m on Saturday, and 1 p.m. on Sunday.

July 12, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Cochran, Pearson are basketball teammates like no other

Brad Cochran knows what a blessing it is to be able to go back out and play college basketball once again. His playing arrangement makes the story all the more interesting.

July 08, 2012 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Local golf: Chattahoochee Men's Association played Independence Day scramble

The Chattahoochee Men's Golf Association played an Independence Day themed scramble format game on Thursday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course. Players alternated between red, white and blue tees over the 18 holes.

July 07, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Moon aiming for bench record at Georgia Games

Gainesville's Tim Moon is gunning for an American record.

July 06, 2012 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


This week: McCormack hoping for repeat at Peachtree

Ty McCormack has set the bar high for himself in the Peachtree Road Race, even though it's not a race he trains for specifically. McCormack, a North Hall High grad, was the top finisher out of about 35,000 runners from Georgia in the 2011 Fourth of July race and the largest 10 kilometer race in the nation.

July 01, 2012 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Local golf: Luna's group plays Chestatee

The Luna's Tuesday golf group played at Chestatee Golf Course in Dawsonville this week. First place went to the team of Randy Gordy, Richard Strickland, Tommy Lowery, and Chad Pierce. Royce Deaton, Jerry Johns, Stan Davidson Jr, and Jim Cornett came in second place, and Gene Weschler, Ken Chahoy, Tom Sexton, and Doug Van finished in third place. Closest to the pin winners were Bud Black (No. 3), Deaton (No. 7), Larry Miller (No. 11), Gordy (No. 15), and Sexton (No. 17).

June 30, 2012 | | Community sports


Gainesville American Little League falls to Athens in district championship

The Gainesville American 10-11 year old Little League All Star team fell to Athens 10-0 in the District 10 championship game Friday at Lanier Point Park. Gainesville finished the season second in the district.

June 29, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Gainesville Little League teams fall in District 10 tourney

The Gainesville American 10-11 Little League All-Stars lost 6-5 on Thursday night to Athens in the District 10 tournament, forcing a deciding game to crown the champion at 6:30 tonight at Lanier Point in Gainesville. The winner advances to the state tournament starting July 14 in Savannah.

June 28, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


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Pair of local girls qualify for AAU Junior Olympic Games

Local baton twirlers Emmie Rogers and Avery Williams will participate in the AAU Junior Olympic Games beginning Saturday in Detroit, Michigan.

July 25, 2017 | Times staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Bartlett wins first flight of Stableford event at Chattahoochee

Roy Bartlett won the first flight of the Stableford points outing for the Chattahoochee Men's Golf Group on Wednesday in Gainesville.

July 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Community sports


Georgia Games weightlifting competition scheduled for Saturday at Iron Beast Gym in Gainesville

The Georgia Games weightlifting competition is Saturday at the Iron Beast Gym at 675 Grove Street in Gainesville.

July 17, 2017 | Times staff reports | Community sports


Williams and Brown tied for the lead at Gainesville City Golf Championship

Nathan Williams and Pep Brown both shot a combined 141 over the first two rounds to share the lead Saturday at the Gainesville City Golf ...

July 15, 2017 | Times staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Gage and Goellner team for victory at Chattahoochee

Don Gage and Karl Goellner teamed to win the Chattahoochee Men's Golf Group's two-man, two-day championship on Saturday in Gainesville.

July 15, 2017 | Times staff reports | Community sports


North Georgia Scream' Eagles Power Soccer Team to hold fundraiser Saturday

The Brenau Occupational Therapy Student Association and the North Georgia Screamin' Eagles Power Soccer Team are teaming up together for a fund raiser event at ...

July 13, 2017 | Times staff reports | Community sports


Chicopee Woods Golf Course to give free lessons benefiting veterans and their families

When John Blair took over as the director of instruction at Chicopee Woods Golf Course about two months ago, one of the first items on ...

July 11, 2017 | Marcus Rodrigue | Community sports


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