Morris named Positive Athlete

Positive Athlete Georgia has announced that Whitewater High School girls tennis player Gabby Morris has been named a Positive Athlete winner for the South Atlanta region, which is made up of Butts, Clayton, Fayette, Henry, Newton, Rockdale, South Fulton, and Spalding counties. Positive Athlete Georgia defines a positive athlete as having the following seven character […]

Cadet honored

Cadet honored

Lindy Long, a former student at Landmark Christian School, graduated this week from the U.S. Air Force Academy. Recently she received the school’s Most Valuable Athletic Award in cross-country and women’s track and field. She is pictured with the national president of the American Legion.

Panthers fall in semifinals

Panthers fall in semifinals

The series was as close as it could be after 26 innings, but Loganville broke through in the seventh inning of the deciding game against Starr’s Mill and will move on to play for the AAAAA state baseball championship. With the game tied at 3, Loganville batted around in the top of the seventh and […]

State champs

State champs

The team from JC Booth Middle celebrates its Georgia High School Roller Hockey Association Division A1 High School state championship.

Top runners

Top runners

Delta Air Lines hosted its annual 5K run earlier this month in East Point. Alan Bowers, a 2016 graduate of McIntosh High School, took first place overall while his brother Joshua took fifth place overall and first in his age category. Alan ran cross-country and track for Berry College this past year, while Joshua ran […]

Charity golf tourney set for May 23

Charity golf tourney set for May 23

Newnan-Coweta Habitat for Humanity will be hosting its inaugural Tin Cup Golf Tournament Tuesday, May 23, at 10 a.m. at Planterra Ridge Golf Club in Peachtree City. Registrations and sponsorships are available online at www.nchfh.org. Individuals can register a single golfer or foursome online with a major credit card, or download a registration form to pay […]

Good showing at state track meet

Good showing at state track meet

Local teams posted standout results across all classifications last weekend at the GHSA state track and field championships. In AAAAA Fayette County’s girls came in second, with Starr’s Mill finishing seventh and McIntosh tenth. The Starr’s Mill boys came in second overall while Fayette County was sixth and Whitewater was seventh. The Sandy Creek boys […]

Spring game set for Friday

Spring game set for Friday

The Whitewater Wildcats will play their spring football game Friday, May 19, in their home stadium with a new turf field and a huge new scoreboard. Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. Admission is free but the booster club will be accepting donations. The suggested donation is $5 per person. The first 30 students thru […]

Summer baseball program in the works

Summer baseball program in the works

If you want to go old-school on the baseball diamond and you’re a bit older than the average player, there is a unique opportunity coming to Coweta County this summer. The county is sponsoring a 45-over baseball program that has one team right now but could have more if there is sufficient interest. Officials with […]

Panthers take state crown

Panthers take state crown

The Starr’s Mill Panthers captured their third state tennis title this decade after a 3-0 sweep over Carrollton Saturday in the AAAAA championship round of this year’s GHSA tournament at Clayton County International Park in Jonesboro. The boys, who finished second in the state in 2015 and 2016, won the AAAAA title in 2013 and […]