Spring Hill run set for April 27

Spring Hill run set for April 27

The Spring Hill Elementary Sun Run, billed as “the toughest 5K in Fayette County” and organized in memoriam of John Munford and Bridget Lambert, is scheduled for Friday, April 27, with a kids’ fun run at 6:30 p.m. and the 5K race at 7 p.m. Registration for the 5K is $20 and will close 30 […]

Eagle Run is March 24

Eagle Run is March 24

Inman Elementary will host its Annual Eagle Run Saturday, March 24. The 5K XC Trail Run starts at 8:30 a.m. with the 1 Mile Fun Run starting at 8:40. It is part of the Elementary Grand Prix Race Series created by the Peachtree City Rotary and PTC Running Clubs. Registration is $20 before March 8 […]

Records set in pool

Records set in pool

Megan Everritt, a 2016 graduate of Whitewater High School and sophomore at Campbell University in North Carolina, just completed her second year of NCAA swimming. As a backstroke/sprint freestyle swimmer, she set two individual program records and was also the opening leg for two relay records for Campbell at the Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (CCSA) […]

Swim team finishes eighth

Swim team finishes eighth

Emma Jaczko, a McIntosh High School grad, is a member of the Brenau University swim team that placed No. 8 overall in the 2018 NAIA Swimming and Diving Championships March 1-3 in Columbus. She is a Class of 2019 student majoring in biology.

Patriots’ run ends in Final 4

Patriots’ run ends in Final 4

The last Fayette team standing in the GHSA state basketball tournament, the Sandy Creek Patriots, closed out the 2017-2018 season with a 52-51 loss to Upson-Lee Friday in the AAAA boys semifinals at Fort Valley State University. The Patriots reached the Final 4 with a 64-44 win over Burke County Feb. 28 at home. The […]

Booth sweeps county titles

Booth sweeps county titles

JC Booth Middle School’s basketball teams won their second consecutive county title Feb. 15. The girls, coached by Erin Gil, had an undefeated season, beating their rival Rising Starr Middle School 42-31 in the championship. The boys, coached by Dave Edinger, had one loss against Flat Rock Middle School, then defeated Flat Rock in the […]

Local teams in state quarterfinals

Local teams in state quarterfinals

Three local teams have reached the Elite 8 in the GHSA state basketball playoffs. Two boys’ teams take the court Wednesday in an attempt to reach the semifinals. Sandy Creek will play its third straight home game in the playoffs, facing Burke County at 6 p.m. in hopes of moving on in the AAAA bracket. […]

Big wins for pickleball club

Big wins for pickleball club

The Fayette County Pickleball Club is growing by leaps and bounds, and it appears that its membership contains some dedicated and serious players. A total of 28 medals were won by its members at two different tournaments in mid-February. Here are the results from the Athens 2018 Pickled Peach Valentine Classic. Women’s Doubles: Kim Garwood/Jan […]

Pantherettes win at state

Pantherettes win at state

The Starr’s Mill Pantherettes began conditioning June 1 alongside the football and cross country teams. They perform at most home football games while working to perfect their competition routines in Jazz and Pom. They perform competition routines at home basketball games. This year they participated in five competitions, beginning in early December and finishing with […]