Articles in the ‘Sports’ Category


4-1-1on Sports Camps

April 1st, 2015 | By Gary No Comments

It’s hard to believe but true … it won’t be long before school is finished for the year and summer vacation is here. And for many kids, summer means camp! Summer sports or…


Cedar Shoals Boys Tennis

April 1st, 2015 | By Marjie No Comments

The Cedar Shoals High School boys’ tennis team defines the concept of T-E-A-M. According to their coach, James Blose, The CSHS team is “young, but learning tennis strategies fast and playing competitively.” With…


Yoga for Athletes

April 1st, 2015 | By Marjie No Comments

What do United States goalkeeper Tim Howard, MLB third baseman Evan Longoria, U.S. figure skater Sasha Cohen, and NBA star Lebron James have in common? If you said they are the top athletes in…


A Triple Threat at OCHS

March 22nd, 2015 | By Gary No Comments

Amongst high school students, Alyssa Beckstead is what I would call a ‘triple threat’ (to borrow a term from musical theater). As a senior at Oconee County High School, Alyssa excels in athletics,…


When We All “Adapt,” We All Win!

March 22nd, 2015 | By Marjie No Comments

Usually, we use the “Adaptive MOVES” feature to talk about the latest technology, equipment, or activity being used to enable persons with disabilities to play sports and participate in recreational activities. This issue,…

SPARC- Sports Performance and Rehabilitation Center

February 11th, 2015 | By Davis Willis No Comments

SPARC Athens measurably improves performance through the application of the science of training.  Our 10,000+ square foot private training facility was developed specifically for performance training.  We offer science-backed, customized training programs through private,…


Aspiring to be like those girls

December 22nd, 2014 | By Gary No Comments

Five seasons ago, Coach Bridget took a group of seven girls on Level 4 and formed the first competitive team at Oconee Gymnastics & Cheer. They were young and fearless, and under her…



December 22nd, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

The Omni Club has recently started some new classes and programs that are great for kids who want to get fit and/or improve their athletic abilities.  Part of ELEVATE, the Omni’s sports performance…


In The Swim Of Things … For A Lifetime!

December 22nd, 2014 | By Gary No Comments

As we reflect back on fond memories of our youth, most of us can remember fun-filled days in a pool, lake, or ocean. Some may also remember the hours of practice we put…


My Girls are going to College

December 21st, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

A few weeks ago, four of my former golf students met up with me at A&F Golf. It was a reunion of sorts back at the place where they all first met. Anna Buchannan,…