• Doug Hawley: Lace 'em up and let's go running

    You’ve probably heard the athletic adage, “He (or she) can do anything he (or she) wants to do.” This pertains to that natural male or female athlete. My personal feeling is the addition of two key words are necessary to the saying: “WITHIN REASON.”

    July 14, 2010

  • Doug Hawley: Half marathon, football can work

    Not even the hectic middle of the football season figures to hinder the excitement anticipated Oct. 16 for the first Dalton Half Marathon foot race.

    July 14, 2010

  • Doug Hawley: Young shrugs off surgeries to run

    When talking about tough athletes, you do not get much tougher than veteran runner Belinda Young of Chatsworth.

    May 8, 2010

  • Run for John '10 2 mlh.jpg Goodwin win gets an assist from Bruners

    Although Dee Goodwin had not competed all year, the veteran distance runner made up for lost time Saturday morning.

    April 24, 2010 1 Photo

  • Doug Hawley: Taylor making grades, too

    We often hear the term student-athlete used in college athletics.
    That is particularly true for our top spectator sports such as football and basketball. Judging by the low graduation rates at so many schools, there obviously is a lot of lip service.
    If you are looking for the true college student-athlete close to Dalton, try the Tennessee-Chattanooga cross country and track programs that annually compete for Southern Conference athletic and academic honors.

    April 10, 2010

  • Larry Fleming: Raisin will run for his foundation

    Saul Raisin will compete in the ING Marathon in Atlanta today, and his dramatic story, which includes a bicycle accident in a race in France that nearly cost him his life and resulted in a book being written on his ordeal, is being retold and that’s OK with the 27-year-old.

    March 20, 2010

  • Doug Hawley: First turns into 23 St. Patty Day runs

    March 13, 2010