Softball state playoffs almost here

Softball state playoffs almost here

The top local softball teams are preparing for the march to Columbus as the first round of the GHSA state playoffs is set to begin this weekend. The first round is scheduled for Oct. 13-14 and the second round will be played Oct. 18-19. In each of those rounds the higher seed hosts a best-of-three […]

SMHS takes region crown

SMHS takes region crown

The Starr’s Mill varsity softball team swept Whitewater in two straight games Tuesday night to win the Region 3-AAAAA championship. Here the team members pose with the trophy after the final game. Photo/Jeanette Duben.

Race Oct. 14 in Fayetteville

Race Oct. 14 in Fayetteville

Edgefield Baptist Church is sponsoring its inaugural Every Color Matters 5K run/walk Saturday, Oct. 14 (rain or shine). About 300 runners and walkers are expected. The start location is 4 Center Drive in Fayetteville and free parking is provided. Runners start at 8 a.m. and walkers start at 8:15. The community-wide, kid-friendly event “exists to […]

Softball teams ready for postseason

Softball teams ready for postseason

With GHSA postseason play looming, here is a roundup of local varsity softball teams so far according to MaxPreps. East Coweta has been unstoppable so far this season, with a perfect 25-0 record. In five Region 2-AAAAAAA wins, the team has scored 57 runs and given up zero. Given those numbers, it’s no surprise that […]

Chiefs sweep county titles

Chiefs sweep county titles

The Fayette County Cross-Country Championship took place Sept. 16 at Sandy Creek High School. The McIntosh girls took first place with 18 points, Whitewater finished second with 46 points, and Starr’s Mill was third with 92 points. Megan Uszynski of McIntosh is the county champion with a time of 19:08 followed by Kayla Rose of […]

Local team earns medals at nationals

Local team earns medals at nationals

The Peachtree City Rowing Club made its debut Aug. 19 at the US Rowing Master’s National Championships in Oak Ridge, Tenn.  Club co-founder Megan Gradek (pictured in the orange visor), a collegiate rower and 1997 U.S. National Team member, won silver in the women’s Open C sculls, bronze in the Women’s Open B sculls, gold […]

Classic race is Oct. 21

Classic race is Oct. 21

The Peachtree City Running Club has announced that its 37th annual Classic road race is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 21. The club’s new race director is Rachel Johnson, taking over from George Martin who served in that position for the past nine years. The PTC Classic consists of three different races: a women’s 5K, a […]