Soccer girls lend a hand

Soccer girls lend a hand

The 2009 AFC girls academy team volunteered Jan. 8 at the Midwest Food Bank. The girls cleaned, packed, and stacked over 6,500 cans of soda in record time. They “worked hard, displayed great teamwork, and leadership by assigning and completing key tasks,” according to a team spokesperson. Photo/Submitted.

Gift of mercy to suffering Puerto Rico from the Kamal family

Gift of mercy to suffering Puerto Rico from the Kamal family

People have different holiday traditions. Some spend that time in the same place every year with the same people. Others venture to new locales, finding exotic ways to share treasured family time. When the children in the Kamal family returned to school after Christmas break, they no doubt had some unique stories to tell. Above, Carson […]

FCHS to induct new Hall of Fame class

FCHS to induct new Hall of Fame class

The Fayette County High School Distinguished Alumni and Sports Hall of Fame’s 2018 induction ceremonies will be Jan. 26 and 27. The inductees will be introduced Friday night prior to the FCHS vs. Starr’s Mill boys basketball game at approximately 8 p.m. in the FCHS gymnasium. The recognition banquet is Saturday at 8 p.m. in […]

Lending a helping hand

Lending a helping hand

The Whitewater High School lacrosse program spent the afternoon of Jan. 4 sorting food and nonfood items for the Midwest food bank in Peachtree City. The collective efforts of 32 athletes resulted in assisting an estimated 500 people in need. Photo/Submitted.

In the playoff hunt

In the playoff hunt

Sandy Creek grad and former Ole Miss standout Mike Hilton has played in all 16 regular-season games for the Pittsburgh Steelers at defensive back, starting four. He recorded 48 solo tackles, two interceptions and four sacks, three of which came in a Christmas Day win over the Houston Texans. The Steelers earned a first-round bye […]

Lazers registration underway

Lazers registration underway

The Lazers Soccer Club has announced spring registration for U3-U19 Youth, 7v7 Adult and TOPSoccer (Challenger). The deadline for Youth and TOPSoccer registration is Jan. 22. The deadline for adult registration is Feb. 13. Registration is available online and by walk-up. For times and locations visit www.lazers.soccer.  Questions? Contact Danielle Wilcox at Danielle@lazers.soccer.

Dolphin Dash is Feb. 3

Dolphin Dash is Feb. 3

North Fayette Elementary School, 609 Kenwood Road in Fayetteville, will host its Dolphin Dash 5K race Saturday, Feb. 3, beginning at 8 a.m. There will also be a one-mile fun run. Trophies will be given out during this event.

3-on-3 tourney set for Jan. 15

3-on-3 tourney set for Jan. 15

The Starr’s Mill High School basketball program and Tip Off Club will host their annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament and skills competition Monday, Jan. 15. Cost is $60 per team and mail-in registration forms are due by Friday, Jan. 12, although teams can also register the day of the tournament. This tournament is the primary fundraiser […]

Whitewater alum helps FSU reach top 25

Whitewater alum helps FSU reach top 25

Some basketball fans in Fayette County are watching the Florida State Seminoles with some interest this season. One of the team’s leaders on the court is senior Phil Cofer, who a few years ago was a star center-forward for a Whitewater Wildcats squad that reached the state tournament in his final year. After using his […]

Local runners honored by ATC

Local runners honored by ATC

Starr’s Mill junior Nick Nyman and McIntosh sophomore Megan Uszynski were named to the All-Metro cross-country first team at a banquet hosted Dec. 5 by Atlanta Track Club. Nyman is the AAAAA state champion while Uszynski was the AAAAA runner-up. Both will receive $500 scholarships from the Atlanta Track Club Foundation. Zach Jaeger of McIntosh, […]