With the COVID-19 pandemic still impacting the way Georgians work and play and the demand for close-to-home outdoor adventures soaring, a Georgia river advocacy organization will offer more than a dozen guided canoe/kayak/paddleboard adventures in 2021.
Georgia ForestWatch, a Dahlonega-based, non-profit organization whose mission it is to protect and enhance the health of Georgia’s 867,000 acres of National Forest, has announced the Clean Streams Campaign.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) urges residents to kick off the new year by using the 2021 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide.
The annual Elks Hoop Shoot, one the area’s best youth basketball traditions, is scheduled for this Sunday, Jan. 27 at the Calhoun Recreation Department.
After an impressive tournament run and a resilient performance in the title game, The Calhoun Recreation Department’s U-12 girls soccer team clinched a state championship last weekend in Dalton.
On Saturday, July 14, the Sheriff’s Auxiliary hosted the Ninth Annual Youth Football Clinic at the Recreation Department football field on McDaniel Station Road. The weather cooperated perfectly with a cloud cover and breeze in place of recent high temperatures.
The Gordon County 8-under All-Star Girls team recently showed that they were the best team in the state in their age division with a dominant trip in Whitfield County.
The Sonoraville Football Program hosted their annual Future Phoenix Youth Football Camp this week from Tuesday through Thursday for campers ages 5-14.
The Rome Hilltoppers 14U basketball team finished our spring schedule recently winning the Northeast Cobb Basketball Spring League Championship.
Local girls team the CFA ‘08 competed two straight weekends in high level soccer tournaments in which they were able to take gold in the Georgia Soccer Academy Cup and UFA Xtreme Cup. The team finished both tournaments with record of 6-1-1 competing in the U10 bracket, and that placed them w…
The Phoenix of the Gordon County Parks and Rec 9-10 boys basketball league recently completed an undefeated season at 8-0 and were crowned league champions. The team is coached by head coach Shannon Oolee Belcher and assistant coach Sean Belcher.
The Calhoun Gordon County Ladies Golf League held its annual Awards/Christmas Banquet on Dec. 4, 2017 at Velo Vineyard. Awards were given for Tournament winners and for those who won end of the year awards for low gross and low net scores.
It was a wild ride on the local sports scene in 2017 from thrilling games and performances to milestone accomplishments to region, area and state titles to coaching changes and so much more.
Calhoun resident George Southgate recently completed the Space Coast Marathon on Nov. 26. It was his fifth time, completing the set of five.
The 7-8-year-old Trojans recently completed an undefeated season through the Gordon County Parks and Rec at the Sonoraville Rec Complex.
The Gordon County Parks and Rec and Calhoun Rec are both in the middle of their youth football seasons. For a list of recent scores, see page 6C of Wednesday's Calhoun Times.
The 24th Annual Unity Run/Walk is set for Tuesday, Sept. 26. This community event is a fall tradition in Gordon County. It serves as the kick-off event for the United Way of Gordon County’s Fund Raising Campaign. The proceeds from this event are included in the campaign total for the year. T…
Several local teams from the Sequoyah Tennis Association traveled to Augusta last weekend to compete in the USTA Georgia Tri-Level State Championship, and many came back with impressive finishes.
Last Friday five Calhoun High School athletes dedicated several hours of their Summer Break by helping Cherokee Cycles and other volunteers clean and improve the local Water Tank Bike Trail.
The Northwest Georgia Nitros, a local swim team that operates out of the Calhoun Aquatic Center, will send four swimmers to the NCSA Junior National Championships in Orlando, Fla. this week. They began the meet on Tuesday and it will wrap up on Saturday.
The Calhoun Gordon County Ladies Golf League held its annual Awards/Christmas Banquet in December at Velo Vineyard. Awards were given for Tournament winners and for those who won end of the year awards for low gross and low net scores. Those in attendance are pictured.
A couple current Major Leaguers and former Calhoun High baseball stars came together with several old teammates, coaches, friends and supporters for a day of golf, fun and fellowship on Saturday at Fields Ferry in Calhoun.
Northwest Georgia Aquatics qualified seven swimmers for the Georgia Senior State Championships this coming weekend at Georgia Tech, including Caleb Black, Spencer Brown, John Carroll, Bo Dyar, Joe Kauffman, Cal Parker and Cody Workman.
The seven-year old co-ed soccer team representing the Calhoun Recreation Department earned a state championship trophy last weekend by finishing first after two wins in Thomasville.
The Georgia Women’s Golf Association (GWGA) Grant purpose is to help an organization with funds to develop, promote, maintain and protect the best interests of the game of golf among amateur female golfers throughout the state of Georgia. Ashworth Middle School and Gordon Central has been ve…
Two players who first made their name on the diamond at Calhoun High are both coming back home to raise money for the program that helped them get their start.
The youth in our community are constantly bombarded with some degree of influence. It can be very easy to overlook these moments, good or bad, especially in the busy lives we lead.
The Calhoun Blue Barracudas youth swim team was recognized for their accomplishments over the summer at a recent Calhoun City Council meeting.
Last weekend Tommy Reeves United Karate Studio of Calhoun sent teams to two different tournaments and both came back with several trophies to show for it.
The Sequoyah Tennis Association had eight teams qualify to play at the USTA Tri-Level State Championship Tournament in LaGrange this past weekend, and three of those teams came away as State Champions and three as as runners-up.
The Calhoun Blue Barracudas swim team completed a stellar summer season recently with some great finishes at the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association State Meet in Tifton.
For those in Gordon County who like being outdoors, the Gordon County Parks and Recreation could soon offer a new trail system for public use.
The Calhoun Gold All-Stars competed well in last week’s Georgia Recreation and Parks Association Class A/B Flea Coach Pitch (8-under) State Tournament and came away with a second-place finish after a hard-fought battle in the championship game against Cartersville.
This exceptional largemouth bass was caught at Rocky Mountain Public Fishing Area (Lake Antioch) on Easter weekend by Shelia Peterson of Calhoun.
The Calhoun Recreation Department youth football season recently came to an end as champions were crowned in each age division. Grant Walraven, who coaches in the 9-10 division, was also recently honored at the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association conference awards banquet at the NWG Tra…
The Sequoyah Tennis Association, located in Calhoun, recently had seven teams play in the USTA Georgia State Tri-Level Tournament in LaGrange, and three of the teams came away as state champions, while one other earned runner-up honors.