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Local golf: Chattahoochee hosts Guys and Dolls tourney

The Chatahoochee Ladies' and Men's Golf Associations played their Annual Guys and Dolls Tournament this week. The event was won by the team of Ann Hollobaugh, Denny Momper, Beulah Land and Nancy Negley.

June 25, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Father of former Gainesville High WR dies from brain aneurysm

Andre Jones, the father of former Gainesville High wide receiver Tai-ler Jones, died Wednesday after suffering a brain aneurysm in Atlanta. He was 42.

June 23, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Smith, Elliott have NASCAR visions

As far as Houston Smith and Chase Elliott are concerned, the future of racing is now.

June 22, 2011 | Adam Krohn | Community sports


Mote takes third place in pro bodybuilding debut

Habersham Central graduate Corey Mote finished third in the MuscleMania Universe & Expo competition on Saturday in Miami.

June 21, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Chicopee kicks off annual kids golf camp

Tuesday kicked off one of Gainesville's favorite traditions amongst kids - free golf.

June 21, 2011 | Adam Krohn | Community sports


Hayes wins pentathlon at state Junior Olympics

Gainesville High's Sara Hayes won the state title in the pentathlon for the Lanier Running Club during the state Junior Olympic Championships last weekend in Fayetteville. The Lanier Running Club placed 13 athletes in the Top 5 and qualified for the region competition.

June 20, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Dingess, Smith win Royal Lakes event

Dannie Dingess and Greg Smith won the first flight of the Royal Lakes Golf and Country Club's member-member championships and then won in a shootout against the winners of the other three flights to emerge as the overall champion Monday in Flowery Branch. Dingess and Smith carded a 64 on the first 18, followed by a 61 during the final round to win the title with a 125.

June 18, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Area players undrafted by NFL ponder futures

In the past couple of months, Justin Roper has been on quite an emotional roller coaster, and the worst part of it all is he still knows he has no control over his football future.

June 17, 2011 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Allen Creek welcoming soccer national championships

The Allen Creek Soccer Complex has hosted numerous tournaments throughout its history, but few are as prestigious and important as this weekend's United States Adult Soccer Association's Under-23 Region III National Cup Championships.

June 16, 2011 | Jonathan Zopf | Community sports


Building on a dream: Mote to compete in MuscleMania championship

Last September in St. Albans, Herts, Habersham Central High graduate and Demorest resident Corey Mote won the MuscleMania 2010 Fitness Britain National Championships.

June 15, 2011 | Adam Krohn | Community sports


Field of Dreams program growing, parents hope it's here to stay

FLOWERY BRANCH -- For years, Paul Irby had to travel to Grayson if he wanted his son Chris to participate in sports.

June 14, 2011 | Jonathan Zopf | Community sports


Local golf: Hollobaugh takes first at Chattahoochee

For the second week in a row, Ann Hollobaugh took first place in the low gross of the first flight as the Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association played at the Chattahoochee Golf Course on Tuesday. Peggy Hall took first place in low net.

June 11, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Lanier National Speedway: Fallen on hard times

There was a time when Lanier Speedway saw its bleachers packed, parking lot full and big-time NASCAR races gracing its tracks. But those days are long gone. Now, track owner Donnie Clack is struggling just to keep the place operating, and is on the verge of having to sell the speedway due to poor attendance.

June 10, 2011 | Adam Krohn | Community sports


Local runners taking to the Appalachian Trail

A handful of runners from Team Endurance are certainly going to help the group live up to its name this weekend.

June 09, 2011 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Skip Barber Racing School relocating to Road Atlanta

Although it has had offices and personnel there since 2007, the Skip Barber Racing School is finally ready to call Road Atlanta home.

June 07, 2011 | Jonathan Zopf | Community sports


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Ty McCormack excited for chance to run in World University Games

Ty McCormack knows his experience next month in South Korea will be like an official transition from college running greatness to his work as a business professional.

June 29, 2015 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Local golf: CLGA golfers earn flight wins

The Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association played a par 3 and 5 count event on Tuesday. It was a low gross and low net event. The first flight winners were Mona White in low gross and Martha Shell in low net. The second flight winners were Beulah Land in low gross and Kirsten Coleman in low net. Closest to pin winners were Carolyn Palmer (No. 3) and Martha Shell (No. 17).

June 27, 2015 | | Community sports


North Hall grad Paul Powers making strides in swimming career

Paul Powers was in for a surprise in February when he opened an email from Lindsay Mintenko, the USA Swimming National Team Managing Director. It was an opportunity that Powers, a North Hall High grad and University of Michigan freshman swimmer, didn't see coming.

June 25, 2015 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Moon secures national title for Georgia IronDawgs

Tim Moon secured a national title after lifting 360 kilograms (794 pounds) at the WUAP/USA National Championships last Saturday in East Peoria, Illinois.

June 23, 2015 | Times staff reports | Community sports


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