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Local martial arts team wins world championship

A dozen local Martial Arts enthusiasts can claim the title of world champions after winning the American Tae Kwon Do Association's world title last Saturday in Little Rock, Ark.

June 27, 2012 | Zac Taylor | Community sports


Gainesville American 11-12 advances at Little League district tourney

The Gainesville American 11-12 Little League All Star team defeated Walton National 16-8 Wednesday at Lanier Point to advance in the District 10 tournament.

June 27, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Gainesville American stays unbeaten in Little League district tournament

The Gainesville American 10-11 Little League All-Star team remained in the winner's bracket with an 18-8 win over Gainesville National in the District 10 state tournament on Tuesday at Lanier Point in Gainesville.

June 26, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Gainesville Little League All-Star team falls to Athens

The Gainesville American 11-12-year-old Little League All-Stars dropped its game Monday against Athens 6-3 in the District 10 state tournament at the Lanier Point Complex in Gainesville.

June 25, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Powers thrilled for opportunity to swim in Olympic Trials

Paul Powers is still a little overwhelmed.

June 22, 2012 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Little League All Stars to play for district at Lanier Point

Some kids compete to win trophies. Others play to make their parents proud. And some just want to be on a team with their friends.

June 21, 2012 | Kelsey Williamson | Community sports


Moon, Allen set personal bests at SPF World Championships

Georgia IronDawgs weightlifters Tim Moon and C.J. Allen of Gainesville set personal records and qualified for the Southern Powerlifting Federation World Championships by winning their classes on Sunday at the SPF National Powerlifting and Bench Press Championships in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Allen squatted 720 and 760 before finishing with a personal record of 800 pounds.

June 18, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Prather, Negley won at Chattahoochee Ladies outing

The Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association played a low-net, blind-partner event on Thursday Chattahoochee Golf Course. The team of Susan Prather and Nancy Negley finished in first place, Peggy Hall and Ann Hollobaugh came in second, and Beulah Land and Carolyn Palmer were third. Closest to the pin winners were Prather (No. 3), and Mona White (No. 17).

June 16, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Hope all about accuracy on the golf course

Walter Hope will never forget that tee shot on No. 17 at the Standard Club last month. It couldn't have occurred at a more important moment. At the same time, it's also the closest he's been to a hole-in-one.

June 14, 2012 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


East Hall grad Adams succeeding under the radar

Drew Adams is used to being the underdog.

June 14, 2012 | Zac Taylor | Community sports


McCain wins Atlanta Open at Chattahoochee

Seth McCain, a PGA apprentice at Jennings Mill Country Club in Bogart, won the Yamaha Atlanta Open on Tuesday at the Chattahoochee Golf Club in Gainesville.

June 12, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Davis leads, locals in hunt at Atlanta Open at Chattahoochee

Russ Davis, PGA Director of Instruction at the Cherokee Town & Country Club, made six birdies against two bogies and went on to fire a 4-under par 68 to pace the field in the first round of the Yamaha Atlanta Open at the Chattahoochee Golf Club in Gainesville.

June 11, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local athletes win at USA Track and Field event

Three local athletes won events at the USA Track & Field Georgia Association Junior Olympic preliminary meet in Douglasville this weekend.

June 11, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


IronDawgs place at Georgia's Strongest Man

Less than a week after winning his class at the APC Nationals, Kevin Eubanks of Bogart finished second in the 200-pound Masters' class at the Georgia's Strongest Man competition at the Fitness Depot in Douglasville on Saturday. With that finish, Eubanks qualified for the North American Strongman Nationals.

June 11, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


Sterling tournament raises $10,000 for charity

More than 175 tennis players and spectators convened May 18-20 in Flowery Branch for Sterling on the Lake's Fourth Annual Member-Guest Tennis Tournament .

June 11, 2012 | From staff reports | Community sports


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Articles by Section - Community sports


Local golf: Chattahoochee Men's Golf Group plays individual tournament

Gene Weschler took first place Wednesday in the first flight of the Individual Flighted tournament for the Chattahoochee Men's Golf Association at the Chattahoochee ...

May 27, 2017 | Times staff reports | Community sports


Robert Sapp Baseball Camp planned for June 12-16 in Flowery Branch

The 37thannual Robert Sapp Baseball Camp will be held June 12-16 at the Hog Mountain Baseball Complex in Flowery Branch. The camp is ...

May 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Community sports


Gainesville's Tim Moon bench presses 805 pounds to win national title in Illinois

Gainesville's Tim Moon captured another national championship in the bench press, locking out 805 pounds at the World United Amateur Powerlifters US Nationals on ...

May 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Community sports


Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club earns several top finishes on final day of National Team Trials

The Lanier Canoe & Kayak Club had seven competitors earn top finishes on the final day of the US Canoe & Kayak Flatwater National Team Trials on ...

May 21, 2017 | Times staff reports | Community sports


Lanier Canoe & Kayak Club has solid showing on first day of National Team Trials

The US Canoe & Kayak Flatwater National Team Trials kicked off with a solid showing from athletes from the Lanier Canoe & Kayak Club on Saturday at ...

May 20, 2017 | Times staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Chattahoochee Golf Men's Group holds three-best-ball event

The team of Bill Adams, Bob Pyne, Carlyle Cox and Parvis Khosravi took first place in a net-strokes, three-best-ball competition for the Chattahoochee Men's ...

May 20, 2017 | Times staff reports | Community sports


Top athletes looking to make US squad at Canoe and Kayak Nationals on Lake Lanier

There's a lot of work that goes into hosting an event at Lake Lanier Olympic Park, but the hardest part may be getting the ...

May 19, 2017 | By Layne Saliba For The Times | Community sports


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