Adaptive Moves


They found the courage and drive to keep moving … what’s your excuse?

Swimming isn’t just therapy for this wounded warrior. He is here to win!  Alan Crawford is paralyzed from the waste down but paddles rivers throughout Georgia and even leads group trips. Silas Hicks…

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Athlete on the Move

Orlando Maximus Green: Chasing World Records

If you saw Orlando Maximus Green in the weight room at the Athens YMCA, you might think that he is just a very big guy who pumps a lot of iron.  You probably…

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Sports Feature


Injury Prevention in Youth Football: Great information for coaches and parents alike!

As summer turns to fall, football fever is in the air. Teams at the youth, high school, collegiate, and professional levels have already begun preparation for the upcoming season. While the focus is…

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New Moves


New Website to Help Fight Obesity

Are you willing to help combat obesity in Georgia?  UGA Extension’s Walk Georgia is debuting a new website and we are asking state residents like you to help by registering for the program…

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Teams on the Move



The Madison County Senior League All-Star softball team recently won their third consecutive state championship. Madison County defeated Macon 19-0 in game one and battled back from a 10-8 deficit to defeat Northern…

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Upcoming Events


    October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Run Home 5K

    October 11 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  3. Jittery Joe’s Fall Classic Century Bike Ride 2014

    October 11 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

    October 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Athens Orthopedic Clinic Sports Performance and Rehabilitation Center (SPARC)

Maybe you heard that the Athens Orthopedic Clinic (AOC) Sports Performance and Rehabilitation Center (SPARC) opened about six months ago, but do you know what they do there? SPARC offers clients access to…


Summer Camps Abound for People with ATYPICAL Needs

Who loves summer camp?! Just about everyone I know loves going to camp.  Often, children and adults with neurological, intellectual, and medical challenges cannot enjoy a typical summer camp because the venue and/or…


Up, Up, and Over!

Imagine picking up a 15’ metal pole from one end, holding it up in front of you while your run as fast as you can for more than 130 feet, sticking the far…


Plan Ahead for Fall Sports

Most of us are gearing up for spring and summer sports, so fall season seems like a long way off. And for some recreation, church-sponsored, and school programs, it is. For others, NOW…


Old and New : A Winning Combination

Most of the girls on the Monsignor Donovan Catholic High School soccer team have played together since middle school and even earlier. They have literally grown up together. Many have played club soccer…


Multi-Sport, Multi-Faceted: Athens Academy Baseball

If you were to describe most high school sports teams or athletes, you would probably use words like dedicated, talented, disciplined, and hard-working.  What you don’t always hear are words like diversified and…


Summer Camp Promotes Physical Activity and Good Nutrition

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department, Athens Regional Health System, and the University of Georgia Extension–Clarke County have teamed up to provide a summer camp to promote physical activity and good nutrition among…


Running, Jumping, Throwing: Track & Field Has Them All!

  I fell in love with Track & Field in high school and I haven’t looked back since. My first season of track was as a freshman in high school. That’s when my coaches…