Emmanuel College pitcher and North Hall graduate Josh Wright was named the Southern States Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week, the conference announced Monday.
West Hall High graduate Shunquez Stephens signed a basketball scholarship with the University of South Carolina-Upstate on Monday.
Don Smith, John Dayton, Joe Simon and Steve Zachok won the Reunion Country Club Senior Men's Golf Association's annual Masters golf tournament on Wednesday at the Reunion Golf Club in Braselton. The team of Jim Harris, Tom Gillespie, Gene Cronic and Richard Byrd finished in second place. Bob Seebeck, Howard Murray, Lewis Brown and Dick Kreusch came in third.
Atlanta Falcons offensive lineman Peter Konz, defensive end Jonathan Massaquoi, defensive end Cliff Matthews and other Atlanta Falcons players alongside other local celebrities will serve as waiters at Mellow Mushroom for Celebrity Server Night at 6 p.m. Thursday in Gainesville.
The Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association played a Lauderdale scramble event on Tuesday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.
Washington Nationals prospect and Gainesville grad Micah Owings has been reassigned to the club's minor-league affiliate, announced Thursday.
The Georgia IronDawgs powerlifting team defended their team state title in the bench-only lifting division at the American Powerlifting Committee Georgia State Open Powerlifting Championships on Saturday in Macon.
One might think the differences between Gainesville and Syracuse, N.Y., would be vast, but Syracuse native Daniel McCarthy believes the two cities have more in common than most realize, especially when it comes to golf.
The Lanier Running Club finished first in the Dixie 200 Relay on Saturday in Oak Mountain State Park near Birmingham, Ala.
Joe Roberts, Bud Black, Ken Chahoy and Johnny Nix finished in first place in the Luna's Tuesday golf group's event last week at Royal Lakes Golf Course.
The leaderboard at the Milton Martin Honda Classic didn't change much on Saturday, mainly because there weren't many golfers on the course.
One of the biggest challenges of playing professional golf is adjusting with only a couple days to prepare on a new course and all of its intricacies. Unfavorable weather conditions make it even more necessary to play conservative.
Chris Wolfe didn't have much of anything to complain about Thursday, except for the cold.
Competitors will have to deal with more than one challenge in the Milton Martin Honda Classic this weekend at the Chattahoochee Golf Club.
The Chattahoochee Golf Course will welcome some of the top up-and-comers in golf this week. The National Golf Association, the third highest-ranked tour of professional golf, is holding the Milton Martin Honda Classic starting Thursday and going four rounds at the par-72 course in Gainesville. After play was suspended due to weather last year, 171 golfers are going after their share of the $200,000 purse.