Big year for Whitewater lacrosse teams

Big year for Whitewater lacrosse teams

This year both Whitewater girls and boys lacrosse teams completed successful regular seasons. Last week’s first round of the state playoffs marked the first time both teams qualified in the same year. For the boys it was the first time in program history and it was a return for the girls after a seven-year drought.

Winners announced in local skills competition

Winners announced in local skills competition

Local qualifying for the Pitch, Hit and Run and Jr. Home Run Derby took place April 30 at the PAC in Peachtree City. This year’s event was supported by Peachtree City Little League, Peachtree City Travel Baseball and McIntosh Chiefs Baseball. The Jr. Home Run Derby winner for the 11/12 age group was Will Sutton. […]

All-region teams named

All-region teams named

Fayette players dominated the 3-AAAAA all-region teams in soccer this season. Each coach nominated five players from his or her own team and then selected an 11-player team that could not include his or her own players. Unanimous selections on the boys’ team include Sam Odutola of Fayette County; McIntosh Jacob Donaldson, Dylan Keysar, Noah […]

Race set for May 27

Race set for May 27

The Peachtree City Running Club will co-host the 8th Annual All American Run/Walk/Phantom 5K/10K race Saturday, May 27. The club is sponsoring the race along with the American Legion Peachtree City Post 50. This year’s race will have a high-tech shirt that will be limited to the first 500 entrants. To obtain an application for […]

Local ministry to host 5K

Local ministry to host 5K

Impress Family Ministries and G.I.T. Fit~girls in training will host its first-ever 5K Saturday, May 13, at 8:30 a.m. at New Hope Baptist Church in Fayetteville. Packet pick up will be at 7:15 a.m. G.I.T. Fit is a girls’ after-school fitness club that meets at various Fayette and Coweta schools to promote physical, emotional, and […]

HOF nominations accepted until May 8

HOF nominations accepted until May 8

Nominations are now being accepted for the McIntosh High School Hall of Fame Class of 2017. The nomination forms can be found at: http://mcintoshhalloffame.wixsite.com/chiefs and the deadline to have completed forms at McIntosh is Monday, May 8. The “Sports Nomination Form” is for outstanding athlete nominees who graduated from McIntosh in 2007 or earlier, and […]

KSU takes title, Coffee top freshman

KSU takes title, Coffee top freshman

Freshman Connor Coffee, a McIntosh High graduate, and the Kennesaw State Owls won the ASUN conference golf championship recently at the Legends of Chateau Elan. They have been given an invitation to the NCAA tournament (May 15-17) and the regional sites for the tournament are announced May 4 on the Golf Channel. Coffee was named […]

Aikido club marks 10 years

Aikido club marks 10 years

The Southside Aikido Club in Peachtree City recently celebrated its ten-year anniversary. The club operated in Fayetteville from 1992 to 1996, but was disbanded after the chief instructor was transferred with his full time job to Latin America. The club was reestablished when he moved back to the area in 2005 and has been in […]

Gray earns top Ole Miss honor

Gray earns top Ole Miss honor

Former McIntosh soccer player Danielle Gray was among 78 Ole Miss students to receive the 2017 Taylor Medal, the school’s highest academic honor a student can receive. The awards were presented last week at the 74th annual Honors Convocation. Last year Gray was named Student-Athlete of the Year for the women’s soccer team. The Taylor […]

Life after the battlefield

Eden Project helps local veterans and their families

Life after the battlefield

For decades the U.S. military has equipped its members with the tools and training necessary to face possible death in war zones around the world. But are they prepared for life once they return from the battlefield? In the case of Bren Briggs, the answer was no. A decade ago he came back from Iraq […]