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.
Johnny Little teamed with Ed Pledger, Roger Miller and Dick Bachman to take first place, as the Chattahoochee Men's Golf Association played a two best-ball, aggregated net-strokes game Wednesday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.
Courtney Newton would probably chuckle at the notion she should be intimidated by going toe-to-toe with post players who are sometimes 6-foot-5 in the Southeastern Conference.
Clay Bartlett scored a hole-in-one on Wednesday on hole No. 17 at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.
NASCAR fans witnessed history Sunday as 20-year-old Trevor Bayne became the youngest winner of the Daytona 500. Winder native Josh Shipplett not only had one of the best seats in the house, but can also claim a hand in that victory.
Wayne Bradshaw was a family man who had a passion for both football and hiking. He treated everyone he came in contact with like a friend and touched the lives of many. On the gridiron, he was one of the most detailed-oriented coaches you'll ever see, and he taught his players lessons that went far beyond the game of football.
The team of Stand Davidson Jr., Richard Strickland, Doug Van and Don Rogers took first place as the Luna's Tuesday Golf Group played at Chattahoochee Golf Course this week. Second place went to Gene Weschler, Joe Roberts, Johnny Nix and Jerry Johns, with the team of Randy Gordy, Tom Sexton, Gene Cobb and Cleve Brown taking third. Closest to the pin winners were Strickland on No. 3 and No. 17 and Davidson on No. 5 and No. 12.
The Lake Lanier Rowing Club will host the Lanier Heartburn Indoor Sprints rowing competition from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday in the John L. Beaver Field House at Riverside Military Academy.
The Georgia IronDawgs powerlifting team began 2011 the same way they ended 2010, as they defended their home turf Saturday at the IronDawg Open Bench Press Championships at Ironbeast Barbell in Gainesville.
Don Wells took first place in the white tee flight and Don Gage took first in the gold tee flight as the Chattahoochee Men's Golf Association played its monthly Individual Flighted Strokes competition Wednesday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.
Piedmont College and the Georgia Dugout Club will host a Little League Coaching Clinic from 7-9 p.m. Feb. 1-2 at the Stewart Auditorium in Demorest.
East Hall High graduate Korentheus Bailey has completed a transfer from Western Kentucky University to play football at Georgia Southern University starting in the spring.
Bill Sutton, Jere Cochran, Herb Sckerl and Johnny Little teamed up to take first place Wednesday as the Chattahoochee Men's Golf Association played a three best-ball, net-strokes game at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.