The Masters men's division brought in medals for the US at the International Canoe Federation Dragonboat World Championships on Saturday in Szeged, Hungary. Flowery Branch's Jim O'Dell was in the 20-person men's 500 meter team that claimed the bronze. Then, the masters women's team finished second overall.
The Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association played a low gross low net with par 4s only counting Tuesday at Chattahoochee Golf Course.
On the first day of the 2010 ICF Dragonboat World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, all of the U.S. National Dragonboat team's boats in the senior division advanced to the finals with the exception of the 500-meter, 20-seat mixed division, which will run a semifinal today.
Steve Hooper shot a final-round 73 on Sunday to match his score from the first round and won the Chicopee Woods championships in Oakwood.
Rainy weather delayed the start of the Chicopee Golf Championship on Saturday by nearly two hours, and the wet course seemed to stretch the 7,040-yard, 18-hole course even longer for the competitors, as the ball would often stop dead in its tracks after hitting the ground.
ATHENS - The Gainesville-based Georgia IronDawgs Powerlifting Team claimed the team bench press title on Saturday at the American Powerlifting Committee's Ninth Annual America's Cup Powerlifting and Bench Press Championships, marking the third out of three competitions the team has won this year.
The Wednesday Dogfight event took place at Chicopee Woods Golf Course this week.
When the Chicopee Woods Golf Course Championships open today, golfers aren't vying to be fitted for a fancy green jacket, keys to a new car or have their face put on the cover of the magazines.
Jaybo Shaw had to execute only one basic move to be proclaimed Georgia Southern's starting quarterback by first-year coach Jeff Monken.
The DPG played matches on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday this week at the Chicopee Woods Golf Course. On Monday, James Roberts took first with a score of +6 and Dwight Miller was second with a +3. Dave Jetter placed third with a +2 and Terrence Dale was fourth with a +1.
Jacqueline McWorter is transferring to Brenau University from Chattahoochee Valley Community College (Phenix, Ala.) of the Alabama Community College Conference, where she was a two-time First Team All Conference and All Region selection in 2009-10.
The Luna's Tuesday Golf Group played at Chattahoochee Golf Course this week. First place went to the team of Nelson Wright, Stand Davidson Jr., Johnny Nix and Stan Davidson Sr. Steve Hill, Tommy Lowery, Al Raynes and Doug McMahan teamed up for second, while third place went to the team of Gene Weschler, Larry Miller, Chad Pierce and Cleve Brown.
The Hooters Women's Collegiate Team Championship is set to begin today at Achasta Golf Course in Dahlonega. Fifty-five two-person teams will be competing at the event, with each team consisting of players from the same university in a 54-hole stroke play tournament which concludes Thursday.
Gainesville High graduate Paul Malquist won a US Track & Field Junior Olympics National Championship with the Lanier Running Club in the pole vault with a height of 15-feet, 9-inches on Sunday in Sacramento, Calif. Earlier in the week, Malquist won a bronze in the decathlon.
Football fans can take comfort that the season is quickly closing in. Just three days after the Atlanta Falcons opened up training camp in Flowery Branch, high school practice has also started. Also, the University of Georgia opens camp today, while defending ACC champion Georgia Tech opens practice Thursday.
The Clermont Cupcake Challenge 5K and 1K races are Sept. 20 in Clermont. Registration is $20. To sign-up, go to www.runnersfit.com. For more information, email Larry Duttweiler at firstname.lastname@example.org.
State Sen. Butch Miller scored a hole-in-one Wednesday at the Legacy Link course at Lake Lanier Islands.
The ICF Dragon Boat World Championship event was another opportunity for Lanier Canoe & Kayak Club paddlers to put their best foot forward, said its coach Jim O'Dell.
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