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.
North Hall graduate and member of the Georgia IronDawgs powerlifting team Jacob Townsend took first place in the 181-pound Junior Men's division of the Southern Powerlifting Federation's Georgia State Powerlifting and Bench Press Championship on Sunday.
Ben Ingram of Gainesville was one pin shy of a perfect game, but his 299 was good enough to win the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships on Friday in Reno, Nev.
The team of Joe Roberts, Nelson Wright, Tommy Lowery and Jerry Johns took first place as the Luna's Tuesday Golf Group played at the Chattahoochee Golf Club.
Paul Marks, of Cumming, thought the bass he lost late in the day Friday would come back to haunt him in the season-opening Professional Anglers of America event on Lake Lanier.
Paul Marks of Cumming brought in four bass weighing 15.91 pounds to push his two-day total to 30.52 and give him the lead after Day 2 of the season-opening Bass Pro Shops PAA Tournament Series on Lake Lanier.
Four years ago, Brandon Brown sank an 18-inch putt to win his first NGA/Hooters Tour event by one shot over current PGA Tour members Kris Blanks and Matt Every. On Sunday, 28-year-old Eastern Kentucky alumnus didn't need to even hit a ball to win his second.
The third round of the Charter Childhood Cancer Awareness Classic at the Chattahoochee Golf Club was suspended due to weather early on Saturday.
Su Woon-Yap hit a hole-in-one March 23 at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.
Brandon Brown hasn't won an NGA/Hooters Tour event in four years, but the former Eastern Kentucky standout has put himself in position to end that drought in the Charter Childhood Cancer Awareness Classic.
Justin Smith's first order of business after turning in his scorecard at Chattahoochee Golf Course on Thursday was to walk over to the driving range and catch up with his friend Matthew Anderson.
Rodger Hogan never broke from his brisk walk around the Chattahoochee golf course pro shop on Wednesday morning. Hogan, the director of golf at Chattahoochee, was getting 29 teams ready to play in the Pro-Am outing that afternoon on the course, kicking off the NGA Hooters Tour's Charter Childhood Cancer Awareness Classic that begins Thursday for 168 professional players in Gainesville.
The spring season of the Junior Olympic Program begins Monday. Youth from ages 10-15 practice twice a week for six weeks.
The Gainesville Wildcats AAU basketball team is holding tryouts from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Gainesville High School.
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