Seven weightlifters from the Team Georgia program qualified and competed at the American Open Weightlifting Championship over the weekend in Cincinnati, Ohio. The American Open is the second biggest championship in the country and is used as a qualifier for several International Championships. A total of 238 athletes competed for medals. The five women who competed from Team Georgia are all Junior or School Age division competitors.
New world records galore went up in a clash of champions from different associations at the Body By George Southern Powerlifting Federation Mini Meet in Loganville on Saturday. With the win, the Georgia IronDawgs hoisted another team trophy.
Argentina's Mauro Spinardi won the men's Best Lifter Trophy and the overall Champions of Champions Trophy, but Team USA took home the team trophies at the inaugural Global Powerlifting Alliance Bench Press and Powerlifting World Championships held in Jonesboro last weekend.
The North Georgia Screamin' Eagles earned three victories in United States Power Soccer Association Southeastern League play in Birmingham, Ala. on Friday.
The Johnson High baseball program is holding a holiday hitting and pitching camp for fourth-12th grade from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Dec. 20-21 at Johnson High.
The Luna's Tuesday Golf Group played at Hammers Glen in Homer this week.
Dack Johnson couldn't sleep the night before taking part in the Ironman Florida on Nov. 6. The analysis in his head of what was to come was almost too much to handle.
Jerry Shell placed first in the individual competition Wednesday as the DPG played Chicopee Woods Golf Course.
The Chattahoochee Men's Golf Association held its annual Individual Low Gross/Low Net Championships on Wednesday and Thursday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.
The North Georgia Screamin' Eagles will take on the Chattanooga Speeders at 10 a.m. Saturday in United States Power Soccer Association Southeastern League action at the Shepherd Center.
The Chattahoochee Men's Golf Association played an individual net-stroke game Wednesday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.
The Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association played a Lauderdale match Tuesday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course. First place went to Ann Hollobaugh, Sue Cronmiller, Nora Gleason and Penni Fryxell. Closest to the pin winners were Ethel Smith on No. 3, and Hollobaugh on No. 17.
Three local paddlers have been selected to attend the USA Canoe/Kayak National Junior Kayak camp to be held Feb. 19-24 at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif.
Mattie Brogdon, a Lumpkin County High graduate and current member of the second-ranked Texas Christian University women's rifle team, fired a 592 to tie for first place in the air rifle competition Sunday as the Horned Frogs defeated No. 1 West Virginia 4,675 to 4,663.
The Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association played a low gross low-net event Tuesday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.
Gene Cronig, Mike Ferrell, Bruce Porter and Lewis Brown won the Reunion Senior Men's Golf Association's Turkey Shoot Golf Tournament last Wednesday at Reunion Country Club.
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