Flowery Branch High graduate and University of South Carolina rising sophomore Erika Rucker earned her first international medal and hit a personal best twice in two days after taking bronze in the 400-meter dash at the 14th IAAF World Junior Championships held at the Olympic Stadium in Barcelona, Spain.
Former Gainesville High baseball coach Wayne Vickery was inducted into the National Sunbelt Classic Baseball Hall of Fame this year.
The Northeast Georgia Championships Tennis Tournament will be held Aug. 14-19 at Longwood Tennis Center in Gainesville. Play will begin at 6 p.m. on weekdays, 9 a.m on Saturday, and 1 p.m. on Sunday.
Brad Cochran knows what a blessing it is to be able to go back out and play college basketball once again. His playing arrangement makes the story all the more interesting.
The Chattahoochee Men's Golf Association played an Independence Day themed scramble format game on Thursday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course. Players alternated between red, white and blue tees over the 18 holes.
Gainesville's Tim Moon is gunning for an American record. Competing in the weightlifting portion of the Georgia Games on Saturday, Moon will try to break the previous USA Powerlifting bench press record of 660 pounds during the afternoon session in his home gym at the Iron Beast Barbell on Shallowford Road in Gainesville. "I'd like to invite everyone out to watch and see what we're doing," Moon said. Moon, one of 56 registered lifters ranging ...
Ty McCormack has set the bar high for himself in the Peachtree Road Race, even though it's not a race he trains for specifically. McCormack, a North Hall High grad, was the top finisher out of about 35,000 runners from Georgia in the 2011 Fourth of July race and the largest 10 kilometer race in the nation.
The Luna's Tuesday golf group played at Chestatee Golf Course in Dawsonville this week. First place went to the team of Randy Gordy, Richard Strickland, Tommy Lowery, and Chad Pierce. Royce Deaton, Jerry Johns, Stan Davidson Jr, and Jim Cornett came in second place, and Gene Weschler, Ken Chahoy, Tom Sexton, and Doug Van finished in third place. Closest to the pin winners were Bud Black (No. 3), Deaton (No. 7), Larry Miller (No. 11), Gordy (No. 15), and Sexton (No. 17).
The Gainesville American 10-11 year old Little League All Star team fell to Athens 10-0 in the District 10 championship game Friday at Lanier Point Park. Gainesville finished the season second in the district.
The Gainesville American 10-11 Little League All-Stars lost 6-5 on Thursday night to Athens in the District 10 tournament, forcing a deciding game to crown the champion at 6:30 tonight at Lanier Point in Gainesville. The winner advances to the state tournament starting July 14 in Savannah.
The Georgia Mountain YMCA Under-14 boys soccer team will be heading to Sacramento, California July 12-15 to represent Region III in the President's Cup Nationals.
The 8-and-under Clermont A's finished a successful season on Monday in Barrow County with a 20-3 win over Dawson County for the Dizzy Dean baseball District 6 championship. With the win, the team ended the season with a 27-10 record.
A dozen local Martial Arts enthusiasts can claim the title of world champions after winning the American Tae Kwon Do Association's world title last Saturday in Little Rock, Ark.
The Gainesville American 11-12 Little League All Star team defeated Walton National 16-8 Wednesday at Lanier Point to advance in the District 10 tournament.
The Gainesville American 10-11 Little League All-Star team remained in the winner's bracket with an 18-8 win over Gainesville National in the District 10 state tournament on Tuesday at Lanier Point in Gainesville.
Gainesville High grad Pep Brown sits at 1-under par through seven of the second round's 18 holes at the Southern Junior Championship on Thursday on the Tuckahoe Course at the Country Club of Virginia in Richmond.
Hall County powerlifter Tim Moon took first place in the 44-49 Master's Men's and Open classes of the bench press with a record lift of 756.18 pounds at the World United Amateur Powerlifting's United States Bench Press and Powerlifting National Championships on Sunday in Peoria, Ill.
With one very heavy push, Tim Moon can become a champion once again.
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