BRASELTON - Standing before a crowd of nearly 100 drivers and race fans Tuesday evening, Lanier National Speedway owner Donnie Clack made an attempt at levity before laying out the track's bleak financial realities.
Fans are constantly clamoring for the opportunity to interact with their favorite school's coaching staff. For local fans of the University of Georgia, that chance is Tuesday at the Gainesville Civic Center when the UGA Athletic Association and Office of Alumni Relations is holding UGA Day in Gainesville.
Terry Clegg carded a 63 to win the individual competition during the Wednesday Dogfight at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.
The Skip Barber Racing School is moving its offices from Connecticut to Braselton, Georgia governor Nathan Deal announced Monday.
The DPG Golf Group played matches at Chicopee Woods Monday, Wednesday and Friday this week. On Monday, Denis Jordan won with a (+9), and Norm Phillips placed second (+6). Jerry Pearson won on Wednesday (+5) and Dave Jetter finished second (+4). Then on Friday, Phillips won with a (+2), and Jetter was second at even.
Lake temperatures have cooled a little into the mid 60s but look for them to rise back into the low 70s with this weekend's warmer weather. Lake Lanier is just under full at 1,070.7 feet and is clear to slightly stained on main lake and slightly stained in the creeks and rivers.
Drift Atlanta, the second event of the 2011 Formula Drift Championship, will be held from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. May 6-7 at Road Atlanta in Braselton.
Ann Hollobaugh took first place Tuesday as the Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association played a Par-3/Par-5 contest at the Chattahoochee Golf Course. Carolyn Palmer and Ann White tied for second, with Sue Cronmiller placing fourth. Closest to the pin winners were White on No. 3 and Palmer on No. 17.
Martha Shell and Steven Knowles tied at +6 to take first place as the DPG played the first of three matches this week at the Chicopee Woods Golf Course. Horace Smallwood (+5) was second, while Jerry Pearson and Dave Jetter tied for third at +4.
Former University of Georgia football coach and athletic director Vince Dooley will headline a reception and silent auction to benefit the United Way of Lumpkin County from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Achasta Clubhouse on Birch River Drive in Dahlonega.
Dawsonville mayor Pro-Tem James Grogan couldn't be any happier with the national attention that his town is currently receiving due to its racing roots.
Walter Hope and Larry Grant combined for a score of 91 to take first place in the Chicopee Woods 27-Hole Two-Person Spring Challenge held April 9.
ATHENS - Two Best Lifter Awards, the Champion of Champions Plaque, a slew of state and national records and the team trophies in the Bench-Only and Full-Power divisions: all-in-all, not a bad day for the Georgia IronDawgs Powerlifting team at the American Powerlifting Committee Georgia State Open Powerlifting-Bench Press Championships in Athens on Saturday.
At 93, how does a golfer accomplish a significant first that doesn't involve hitting the ball to an unknown location?
Mona White, Nancy Negley and Carolyn Palmer teamed up to take first place as the Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association opened its season Tuesday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course. Second place went to Sue Cronmiller, Paula Pilgrim, Barabara Smith and Fran Watkins. Closest to the pin winners were Mona White on No. 3 and Paula Pilgrim on No. 17.
Richard Byrd, Lewis Brown and Jimmy Harris posted at net score of 43.33 to win the Reunion Senior Men's Golf Association's January Scramble last Wednesday at Reunion Golf Course.
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