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Friday, May 17, 2013
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Staff from Sports-A-Rama will coach the camps during June and July.
Johns Creek's youngest baseball players can work on their pitching, hitting and fielding during special camps offered through the city this summer. Professional baseball staff from Sports-A-Rama will coach youngsters using drills and games shown to improve natural talent. The training, which will be grouped by age with one instructor per 10 students, is open to players seven- to 13-years-old. Camps will take place June 10-13 and July 15-18, running from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ocee Park, 10900 Buice Road. Registration is open now, closing June 5 for the June camp and July 10 for the July camp. Camps cost $150 for Johns Creek residents and $225 for non-residents. The registration form and additional information are available on the city …
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Students, parents, coaches, boosters are all welcome on Johns Creek Patch.
Are you a regular at high school sporting events in Johns Creek? Whether you're a high school student, a coach, a parent or just an enthusiastic sports fan who would like to share your local sports knowledge with the community, we'd love to have you as a blogger. If you're interested in blogging about high school sports on Johns Creek Patch, I'd love to hear from you! Interested? E-mail me at Liz.Kennedy@patch.com today and learn more about Patch Local Voices.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Families and players attending Chattahoochee High School boys' lacrosse senior night festivities April 23 were treated to supper.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Register for camps now.
The 2013 Chattahoochee Cougar Soccer Summer Camp for girls and boys is coming up and registration is filling fast. Instructed by Varsity Head Coach Les Meenan and Varsity Assistant Coach Eduardo Coloma, the camp is a great way for young soccer players to learn about expectations for high school soccer and brush up on their skills for the fall. Youth ages 11-14 can still register for the camp, which will be held June 24-27 at Chattahoochee High School stadium from 5 p.m. till 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday. For more information, contact Meenan at Meenan@fultonschools.org. The sixth-annual "girls only" soccer camp for 6-year-olds to rising 9th graders will also be held at Chattahoochee, June 3-5 from 9 a.m.-noon daily. The cost is $55 if registered …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The association and foundation are currently taking registrations for the annual Greg Whitaker “Guns and Hoses Golf Tournament.”
The Johns Creek Business Association recently presented the Johns Creek Public Safety Foundation with a check for $2,000 to assist fallen police and fire officers, as well as their families in a time of need or loss, according to a JCBA statement. The donation was possible thanks to the JCBA’s annual Greg Whitaker “Guns and Hoses Golf Tournament” held in 2012. This year, the tournament will be held on Monday, June 3 at St Ives Country Club and proceeds from this tournament will be shared with the Johns Creek Public Safety Foundation and JCBA. “This year’s tournament will be filled with excitement and superb golfing and is expected to be a sold out event. We look forward to the business community’s participation and sponsorship in this …
Hundreds of North Fulton residents converged on Johns Creek for the start of a month of activities for the 50+ crowd.
Mayors from Johns Creek, Roswell, Alpharetta and Milton helped kick off the North Fulton Golden Games this morning at Newtown Park, May 1, as hundreds of residents got ready for the first day of competition. After the colors were presented, the Star Spangled Banner was sung and the torch was lit, it was time for some friendly competition between the mayors. Once that was over, the North Fulton residents aged 50 and older walked as a parade to the first day's event, which were field events. Competition will continue at venues across the five cities of North Fulton. Sandy Springs is the other city. Recreation and Parks Departments from the cities and the Fulton County Human Services Office of Aging are presented the Golden Games, along with …
Monday, April 29, 2013
The golf tournament to benefit Special Olympics Georgia will be held on May 6 at St. Ives Country Club in Johns Creek.
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce and XL212 honored local students, April 23.
The Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce and XL212 recently recognized area students as their outstanding North Fulton student-athletes for March and April. Honored for their exceptional academic, athletic and civic accomplishments, Centennial High School's Matt Celani and Blessed Trinity High School's Reed Scott were honored at the GNFCC Eggs & Enterprise Breakfast on April 23. Celani, named March Male Student-Athlete of the Month, is the goalkeeper for the Knights soccer team. He has posted 26 career shutouts including 21 saves in seven games, including 5 shutouts. He is a three-time scholar athlete and has been a member of FCA, National Honor Society and Young Life. Scott, the April Male Student-Athlete of the Month, pitches for …
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Girls' tennis captures fourth consecutive area title.
The Mount Pisgah Christian School varsity girls tennis team won its fourth consecutive Area/Region championship on Wednesday with a dramatic 3-2 win over Darlington. “It was a Cinderella story that could have been a Hollywood script like "Rudy" or "Hoosiers." It was an honest-to-goodness feel-good story that still continues,” said Head Coach Ken Bomar. The Lady Patriots got off to a strong start with Cissy Jamieson and Nicole Peters quickly disposing of Darlington's No. 1 doubles 6-0, 6-4. Just minutes later Ines Tarrago won her No. 2 singles match 6-2, 6-1. Then the tide began to shift. Blanca Tarrago was beaten at No. 1 singles 6-1, 6-1, and Sarah Chapdelaine lost at 3 singles by a score of 6-4, 6-1. It all came down to the 2 doubles …