When East Hall graduate J.C. Hampton announced publicly that he was transferring from Lipscomb University this spring ahead of his final year of eligibility, his high school coach suddenly got very popular.
Flowery Branch High graduate Erika Rucker helped her 1600-meter relay team for the University of South Carolina to a third-place finish at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday in Eugene, Oregon.
Gainesville's Tim Moon won the bench press national title with a lift on his first attempt at 727.525 pounds in the World United Amateur Powerlifting-USA National Powerlifting Meet on Sunday in Peoria, Illinois.
June 13, 2016|
Times sports reports
Sunday marked the close of the 2016 Pan American Games at Lake Lanier Olympic Park. Over four days, competitors from all over North, Central and South America gathered at the venue to compete for a spot in the upcoming Rio Olympics, and by all accounts, the event was quite successful.
May 22, 2016|
By Alexander Popp
Lake Lanier athletes were in several Pan American Championships finals on Saturday, but it wasn't until the mid-afternoon senior men four-man kayak (K4) 1,000 meter race that local paddlers stood proudly on the awards podium as the American flag was raised behind them.
May 21, 2016|
By Charlotte Atkins