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 […]

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 […]