Saturday was a big day for powerlifters at Iron Beast Barbell gym in Gainesville.
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.
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.
This weekend in Gainesville, two separate venues will host events of the 23rd Georgia Games - powerlifting and power soccer.
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.
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.
The Lanier Running Club qualified several area track and field athletes for the national meet to be held in Wichita, Kan.
The Georgia Games comes to Gainesville this week.
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.
The Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association played a Par 4 Count Individual Low Gross, Low Net Event on June 28 at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.
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.
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.
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.
Ty McCormack can expect to receive a crystal peach in the mail.
FLOWERY BRANCH - On Thursday, the Hall County Commission will hold budget meetings that will determine the fate of Parks and Leisure Services such as the Mulberry Creek Community Center.
The Chris Gaunt 5K Run/Walk Over Parkinson's is 7:30 a.m. Sept. 6 at Flat Creek Baptist Church in Gainesville. The cost to participate is $25 through Aug. 31 and $30 after.
Herb Sckerl, Paul Payne, Geoff Derryberry and Bud Clegg teamed up to win the Chattahoochee Men's Golf Association's three-best-ball, Stableford points event last Wednesday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.
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