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Local youth baseball standout tries out for Pan Am games

At the beginning of August, Jonathan Hughes will get an opportunity most kids only dream of.

July 20, 2011 | Adam Krohn | Community sports


Gainesville grad named to SEC Academic honor roll

Gainesville High graduate Daunte Carr was named to the Southeastern Conference first year Academic Honor Roll. Carr, who plays safety, is a redshirt freshman on the University of Arkansas football team and is majoring in kinesiology.

July 18, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Screamin' Eagles win Georgia Games

The North Georgia Screamin' Eagles power soccer team won the second annual Georgia Games on Sunday, defeating the Atlanta Tigers 4-3 and the Charlotte/Carrolton Powernators 3-0.

July 18, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Locals share interest in Women's World Cup

Though they will be playing more than 4,700 miles across the Atlantic Ocean, there is still piqued interest in Gainesville for the Women's National Soccer Team playing for the World Cup title.

July 16, 2011 | Graham Reaves | Community sports


Local gym hosts Georgia Games powerlifting

Saturday was a big day for powerlifters at Iron Beast Barbell gym in Gainesville.

July 16, 2011 | Adam Krohn | Community sports


Local golf: Calhoun nails hole-in-one

Tommy Calhoun had a hole-in-one Wednesday on No. 4 at the Village Course at Chicopee Woods Golf Course. He used a TaylorMade 6 iron from 154 yards away, which was witnessed by Terry Clegg and Don Schrum.

July 16, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Gainesville teens find hobby in soap box derby cars

Drew Exley and Sam Manzo get a thrill behind the steering wheel most kids their age can't relate to. Crunched down in the seat of their soap box derby cars, these rising high school freshman from Gainesville reach speeds of up to 45 miles per hour as they fly downhill and let gravity take its course.

July 15, 2011 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Gainesville set for 'powerful' weekend

This weekend in Gainesville, two separate venues will host events of the 23rd Georgia Games - powerlifting and power soccer.

July 13, 2011 | Adam Krohn | Community sports


Mother-son pair are masters of martial arts

Taekwondo is a vehicle to become successful in life for Cameron Kayne. Having his mother Tracy at his side watching his success and also competing at a high level makes it even more special.

July 12, 2011 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


ADA Memorial Run to be held on July 23

The American with Disablities Act will hold the ADA Memorial, a 1-mile and 5K run, at 8 a.m. July 23 on the square in downtown Gainesville.

July 11, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Area track and field athletes qualify for nationals

The Lanier Running Club qualified several area track and field athletes for the national meet to be held in Wichita, Kan.

July 11, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


This week: Georgia Games come to Hall County

The Georgia Games comes to Gainesville this week.

July 11, 2011 | Adam Krohn | Community sports


IronDawgs' Head sets world bench press record

Members of the Georgia IronDawgs are no strangers to world records and world championships in various associations. Now, an IronDawg can make a legitimate claim to being the best bench-presser in history for his weight class and division. Lifting in the single-ply, 132-pound Men's Junior Division at the World Association of Benchers and Deadlifters National Championships in Nashville, Tenn., Dahlonega's Eric Head, a Lumpkin County grad, set the all-time bench press record for his class with 501 pounds - almost four times his body weight.

July 11, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Hollobaugh takes 1st at CGC event

The Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association played a Par 4 Count Individual Low Gross, Low Net Event on June 28 at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.

July 08, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


House preparing for 2012 Olympics

Since November, Morgan House will have spent a total of 22 weeks in Hawaii on and off by the time his current stint there ends in a few weeks.

July 08, 2011 | Adam Krohn | Community sports


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Gainesville's Tim Moon powers his way to Mr. Olympia bench-press title, world record

After racking his third press of 788.14 pounds to win Friday's bench-only championship of the elite Mr. Olympia Invitational in Las Vegas, 52-year-old ...

September 20, 2016 | Sarah Woodall | Community sports


Former Gainesville High golfer Spencer Ralston finishes 7th, helps Bulldogs to 5th in 3-day event

Gainesville High grad Spencer Ralston shot a 1-over 73 Tuesday in the final round of the Franklin American Mortgage Company Intercollegiate, helping the University of ...

September 20, 2016 | Times staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Chattahoochee Men hold flighted event

The Chattahoochee Men's Golf Association played a flighted tournament on Wednesday. In the first flight, Richard McClure finished first, Billy Shrader and Scott Adams ...

September 17, 2016 | Times sports reports | Community sports


Gainesville's Tim Moon bench presses 804 pounds to win at Mr. Olympia

Gainesville's Tim Moon won the bench press title at the Mr. Olympia meet Friday in Las Vegas with a lift of 804 pounds.

September 17, 2016 | Times sports reports | Community sports


Gainesville High grad Sims signs with Atlanta Falcons' practice squad

Gainesville High graduate and former Alabama quarterback Blake Sims is back in the National Football League after signing with the Atlanta Falcons on Tuesday as ...

September 13, 2016 | Times staff reports | Community sports


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