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 Luna's Tuesday golf group played at Achasta Golf Course in Dahlonega this week.
Grant Partrick can still deliver a serve across the net with a tremendous amount of force, and was clocked as high as 131 miles per hour last year as a senior on the tennis team at North Georgia College & State University. His forehand and backhand shots are also far ahead of the skill level of the average weekend warrior on the tennis court.
There have been many times over the past year when Gilberto Espinoza thought his days on the gridiron were over.
Flowery Branch High graduate Kiara Woods finished fifth in the 3,000 meter run with a time of 10 minutes, 44.72 seconds at the US Junior Olympic Track and field championships on Saturday in Sacremento, Calif.
Jimmy Lloyd and Taylor Henson eached carded a 70 for a first-round tie atop the leaderboard of the City-County Championship Friday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.
Weight training is a vital element to any young athlete's development. It can improve strength, explosiveness and reduce the chances of injury. But what age should someone begin working out?
With temperatures climbing into the upper 90s and sports teams holding summer practices, the risk of heat-related illnesses in young athletes is ever-present.
Michael Christmas remembers the circumstances of the crushing hit, but the remainder of the game is just a blur.
The participants in this year's Major League Baseball All-Star Game had a noticeably different look.The uniforms were the same, the hats were the same, and although they looked cleaner, the cleats were the same too. But as some players stepped to the plate, a much larger helmet caught the viewer's eye just as much as the player's ability to hit an 0-2 curveball.
Mike Minor delivered a solid outing from the mound to keep the Gwinnett Braves in the game, but a lack of run support allowed the Louisville Bats to sneak out of Coolray Field with a 3-2 win on Saturday in Lawrenceville.
The DPG played matches Monday, Wednesday and Friday this week at Chicopee Woods Golf Course. Monday, Ken Lightfoot took first place with a score of +5, while Steve Knowles placed second with a +4.
LAWRENCEVILLE - It may be a surprise to many the Cincinnati Reds were in first place of the National League's Central division heading into the All-Star break, but Micah Owings expected them to be where they are now - just a game behind division leaders St. Louis.
The team of Wayne Groebli, Ken Dooley, Yoshi Keichii and Mike Tilson won the best three scores out of four dogfight event last Wednesday at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.
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