mostlycloudy
Thursday July 2nd, 2015 10:36PM

Top fast-pitch softball teams in tournament in Cumming, Gainesville

By Ken Stanford Reporter
The 2014 Triple Crown USA Nationals is taking place this week in Cumming, Alpharetta and Gainesville.<br /> <br /> More than 180 of the top 14U, 16U and 18U clubs in the country are in this year's tournament field. <br /> <br /> "The TC/USA Nationals brings together elite softball clubs from across the country to compete for a national championship," said TC/USA Nationals Director Krista Judge. "Each year the event is played in a different region of the U.S. This year we are excited to be playing the event in Cumming-Forsyth County, Alpharetta, and Gainesville..."<br /> <br /> "Our community has had a positive relationship with the Triple Crown organization for many years," said James McCoy, President and CEO Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce. "We were pleased to further that relationship with the addition of the Triple Crown USA Nationals, <br /> televised by CBS Sports Network." <br /> <br /> A record 27 states will be represented in this year's tournament.<br /> <br /> Lanier Point in Gainesville is hosting the 14U competition. Parks in Cumming and Alpharetta are hosting the other games.<br /> <br /> (Read more about the tournament, cick on the link below.)
© Copyright 2015 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Grass fire impacts rush hour traffic on 985
Rush hour traffic on I-985 was slowed by a grass fire Wednesay afternoon with one lane closed while firefighters fought the blaze.
10:19PM ( 6 months ago )
Judge denies motions to move, delay Tsarnaev trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision to not move his upcoming trial out of state.
10:02PM ( 6 months ago )
Sheriff: Man shot 2 on I-85 because he wanted car
A 22-year-old man shot two people who stopped to give him a ride on Interstate 85 in South Carolina on Christmas Eve because he wanted their car to drive to Georgia, a sheriff said Wednesday.
5:21PM ( 6 months ago )
Local/State News
2014 Top 10: Looking back at the top sports stories of the year
It was another year for the record books in 2014, mostly for the right reasons -- state championships, new challenges and new stars taking their turn to shine. But there were also plenty of big stories that reminded us that sports -- like life -- isn
11:55PM ( 6 months ago )
NASCAR K&N Pro Series schedules set for 2015
DAYTONA BEACH, FL - NASCAR announced recently the 2015 schedules for its top developmental regional touring series, the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and NASCAR K&N Pro Series West.
2:00PM ( 6 months ago )
Lanierland boys final: Johnson makes history with win over Red Elephants <b> (VIDEO) </b>
Ever the aggressor on the court, Johnson
8:55AM ( 6 months ago )
Sports
VIDEO: UNG, Ga. Tech students team-up to solve special needs
Nine students from Georgia Tech’s School of Industrial Design and fourteen students from the University of North Georgia’s doctoral program of Physical Therapy are spending the week on the Dahlonega school’s campus, collaborating to meet the needs of some special north Georgians who face unique physical and sensory challenges.
8:27PM ( 2 hours ago )
Homicide investigation continues in Banks County
A death discovered in Banks County early Thursday has been ruled a homicide.
8:20PM ( 2 hours ago )
UPDATE: Three suspects arrested on Lake Lanier on drug, weapons charges
The Department of Natural Resources recovered a quantity of methamphetamine, cash and weapons during a bust on Lake Lanier early Wednesday morning.
5:53PM ( 4 hours ago )
Gainesville lawyers, Hall Co. Sheriff read aloud Declaration of Independence
Twenty-four Gainesville area attorneys, their sons and their daughters, and Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch, read aloud Thursday in Kenyon Plaza downtown the words that started it all for America.
5:26PM ( 5 hours ago )
Child suffers minor injuries after being struck by truck in Helen
Helen police say they aren't sure the driver who struck an 8-year-old and left the scene Thursday afternoon realized the incident occurred.
4:36PM ( 6 hours ago )