Frazier Cycling has success at Gwinnett event

Suwanee-based Frazier Cycling had 17 first-place finishes during the last week's Gwinnett Bike Fest races throughout the county.

Suwanee's Zoe Frazier, 13, placed first in Women's 3/4 at Road Atlanta, in the Road Race and at the Progress Center Circuit Race. Teammate Dominique Shore, a 12-year-old from Suwanee, won the junior girls 10-12 division at the Norcross Criterium and at the Road Race.

Suwanee's Philip O'Donnell, 12, had first-place finishes in junior boys 10-12 at the Norcross Criterium and at the Progress Center Circuit Race. Suwanee's Melissa Goodman, 13, won the junior girls 13-14 race at the Norcross Criterium and at the Road Race.

Other Frazier first-place finishes were from: 13-year-old Andrew Macrae of Atlanta (junior boys 13-14 at Norcross Criterium, Road Race and Progress Center Circuit), 10-year-old James Todd of Norcross (junior boys 10-12 at Road Race), 16-year-old Hunter Lydick of Lawrenceville (junior boys 15-16 at Road Race), 15-year-old David Goodman of Suwanee (men under-35 4/5 and junior boys 15-16 at Progress Center Circuit) and 10-year-old Abigail Aldridge of Duluth (junior girls 10-12).

Locals win world, state Taekwondo titles

The Lawrenceville-based ATA Black Belt Academy team won a handful of Taekwondo titles recently, including a world championship by Ciel Solwazi. Solwazi won in traditional forms in the 17-29 second and third degree men's division.

The club's state champions were: Mick Gallagher (traditional weapons, 17-29, second and third degree men's), David Farris (sparring and traditional weapons (17-29 first degree men's) and Samuel Perry (traditional forms and weapons, 7-and-under color belt boys and Xtreme forms and Xtreme weapons, 11-and-under color belt boys).


Garcia to rejoin Gamecocks

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina will have freshman quarterback Stephen Garcia back for the start of practice. The school said Garcia will be at practice today after being approval for early reinstatement. He had been suspended by the university from all activities until Aug. 15.

Dolphins work out ex-Cowboy QB Carter

DAVIE, Fla. - The Miami Dolphins drew another name from the past of Bill Parcells on Thursday, working out former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Quincy Carter.

But Dolphins coach Tony Sparano said the workout is merely an evaluation of Carter, an arena league quarterback who started for the Cowboys and New York Jets before poor play and drug-related arrests ended his NFL career. Carter is a former Georgia QB.

- From staff, wire reports