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Local Highlights: First McKinnon Tourney held at Calhoun Rec

The first ever Robert Mckinnon Memorial Tennis Tournament was held Sept. 13-14 at the Calhoun Recreation Department.  McKinnon died from head injuries in 2013. He was an avid tennis player and…

  • icon Posted: September 27

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Local Swimming: Blue Barracudas have six top two finishes at State Meet
Posted: July 29, 2014

The Calhoun Blue Barracudas competed at the Georgia Parks and Recreation State Swim Meet on July 19 in Tifton and had several noteworthy finishes.

Local Swimming: Blue Barracudas perform at State
Posted: July 25, 2014

The Calhoun Blue Barracudas, a local youth swim team, traveled to the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association State Meet in Tifton last weekend and came away with several high finishes.

Local Golf: Whitaker shoots 62 at Fields Ferry
Posted: July 18, 2014

On July 3, Calhoun resident Tom Whitaker played a round of golf at Fields Ferry, and to say the 74-year-old was in the groove would be a huge understatement.

Local Highlights: Two local basketball teams from Calhoun Rec bring home State titles
Posted: April 04, 2014

The Calhoun Recreation Department 7-8 year-old girls All-Star team won the GRPA (Georgia Recreation and Parks Association) Class A-B State Championship recently in College Park.

Local Running: Chin, Davis win Gordon Hospital Run for Your Life 5k
Posted: March 29, 2014

Over 150 runners came out for Gordon Hospital's annual Run for Your Life 5K on Tuesday, raising over $10,000 for new and future building projects for the hospital.

Tennis: Hunt's 8.5 team wins USTA Southern Sectionals Combo
Updated: March 19, 2014 - 11:16 am

Co-Captains Nancy Hunt, of Calhoun, and Ann Miller and their women's 55-over 8.5 team won the USTA Southern Sectionals Combo recently in Dothan, Ala., which features state champions from all over the Southeast.

Local Tennis: Proffitt's 8.5 team wins USTA Southern Sectionals Combo
Posted: March 12, 2014

Captain Brian Proffitt and his over 40, 8.5 men's team had quite a weekend in Dothan, Ala. Proffitt's team won the USTA Southern Sectionals Combo, which features state champions from all over the Southeast.

Local Highlights: Calhoun Rec 13-14 All-Stars win GRPA 5th District Championship
Posted: March 05, 2014

Recently the Calhoun Recreation Department 13-14 Boys All-Star Basketball team won the GRPA 5th District B/C Basketball Tournament.

Local Highlights: Winners crowned in Elks National Hoop Shoot at Calhoun Rec
Posted: January 25, 2014

The Calhoun Elks Lodge #1883 hosted the Elks National Hoop Shoot Free-Throw Contest last Sunday at the Calhoun Recreation Department.

Youth Sports: Gordon County adopts youth concussion policy
Posted: January 11, 2014

The Center for Disease Control reports that young children and teens are more likely to get a concussion and take longer to recover than adults.

Youth Baseball: Sonoraville Complex on display for Dizzy Dean State baseball tournaments
Posted: July 13, 2013

The Sonoraville Recreation Complex has been pretty busy over the last few weeks.