All-Conference hurdler

All-Conference hurdler

Madison Mueller, a graduate of Whitewater High School, competed for Mercer in the Southern Conference track and field championship meet this month at Western Carolina University. She placed third overall in the 400-meter hurdles, earning All-Conference honors and setting a new personal record and school record in the event. She was also a member of […]

Local club to participate in National Learn to Row Day

Local club to participate in National Learn to Row Day

The Peachtree City Rowing Club will participate in the 17th annual National Learn to Row Day scheduled for Saturday, June 2, at the club’s facility on Lake McIntosh. Sessions will begin every hour on the hour from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. and will include a brief tour of the club’s boathouse and equipment, a […]

All-American race is May 26

The Peachtree City Running Club, along with American Legion Post 50, will co-host the ninth annual All American Run/Walk 5K/10K race Saturday, May 26. This year’s race will have a high-tech shirt that will be limited to the first 500 entrants. The American Legion is the oldest veteran’s group in the United States, chartered and […]

Fifth-grader bound for overseas baseball tourney

Fifth-grader bound for overseas baseball tourney

A step toward a dream of playing college baseball, and then possibly in the major leagues, has been taken by one fifth-grade student at Inman Elementary. John Henry Robbins, III, or Trey as he likes to be called, has been selected by Newmaldy Baseball to play in the International Little League World Series this summer […]

SMHS playing for state lacrosse crown

SMHS playing for state lacrosse crown

Starr’s Mill has survived its half of the A-AAAAA bracket in the GHSA girls state lacrosse tournament and will play in the championship match May 19. After a first-round win over Woodward in the 16-team field, the Lady Panthers won their quarterfinal matchup against Wesleyan and then defeated Westminster in the semifinal round. They will […]

Panthers fall to Loganville

Panthers fall to Loganville

The final local team to survive in the GHSA state baseball tournament has seen its stellar season come to an end. Starr’s Mill lost two straight games to Loganville in the semifinal round. Loganville will host Flowery Branch next week in a best-of-three series for the AAAAA championship.

Final state track meet results

Final state track meet results

(according to results posted on the Georgia High School Association’s official Twitter feed) East Coweta boys (AAAAAAA) Team: fourth overall, seventh in 4×100-meter relay. Kyle Harkabus: first in 800-meter run, first in 1600-meter run. Joshua Render: third in shot put. Amari Strickland: third in high jump. Ethan Brown: sixth in discus. Brayden Carey: seventh in […]

Whitewater takes state crown

Whitewater takes state crown

Whitewater denied McIntosh’s bid for a third straight AAAAA state girls soccer championship, winning Friday night on penalty kicks. It was the second state title in school history. Whitewater’s girls won it all in AAAA in 2007. The score was tied at 1 at the end of regulation. Abbie Crane scored for Whitewater at 29:27 […]

Aragon named All-PBC

Aragon named All-PBC

A former area high school baseball player, now a South Carolina Aiken standout, picked up all-conference honors May 10. Christian Aragon, a graduate of Whitewater High, garnered second-team accolades. A senior pitcher, tied for fourth in the league with eight victories, finishing with an 8-1 mark. His five wins against conference foes was the fifth […]

FCBA donates to Bloom

FCBA donates to Bloom

The Fayette County Baseball Association presented Bloom with a donation May 5 for $3,655 to help support the local charity’s programs. Funds for this donation were raised through the FCBA Opening Day activities, with the association matching the funds that were raised. Bloom’s programs serve 3,000 foster children annually. Established in 1986, Bloom’s mission is deeply […]