Flash going to nationals

Flash going to nationals

The PTC Flash competed in the region meet Nov. 18 at Heritage Christian Church against athletes and teams from all over Georgia and South Carolina. Taylor Tarpley was the region champion for 11-12 girls.  Andi McQuade and Clark Thompson were runners-up in the 8-under girls and 9-10 boys races.  The 8-under girls also finished in […]

Golf pro enters HOF

Golf pro enters HOF

Andy Pittman, long-time golf professional at Sharpsburg’s Canongate One golf course, has been inducted into the Pierce County Sports Hall of Fame. The ceremony was recently held at the Okefenokee Country Club in Blackshear, where Pittman grew up. The 77-year-old Pittman served as golf professional at Canongate from 2002 to 2016. He is now serving […]

Family affair

Family affair

All seven members of the Kenya and David Anders family of Peachtree City completed the Atlanta Track Club Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon. Front row, from left: Rebekah, Rachel, and Kenya. 
Back row: Luke, Lloyd, Lincoln and David. Photo/Submitted.

Panthers fall in quarterfinals to Rome

Panthers fall in quarterfinals to Rome

The last local team standing in the GHSA state football playoffs is standing no more. The Starr’s Mill Panthers reached the AAAAA state quarterfinals, falling 59-10 to Rome. It was only the second loss of the year for Starr’s Mill, whose other defeat came in a 29-28 nail-biter at the hands of Griffin. It was […]

Winning year for cheer squad

Winning year for cheer squad

The Peachtree City Elite competition team, which is a part of Fayette County Football and Cheer, had a winning season. These 22 cheerleaders, made up of local girls from the Fayette County and surrounding areas, worked hard to complete and perform a two-and-a-half-minute choreographed routine. Coached by Lauryn Burkhalter and Brianne Hendrix, the PTC Elite […]

Rower earns scholarship

Rower earns scholarship

The Peachtree City Rowing Club has announced that one of its members has received a rowing scholarship and will attend Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Fla. Jodie Harmon, who began her rowing career last year at one of the club’s inaugural Learn-to-Row summer camps, has excelled in both land and on-the-water training and has […]

State champion runners

State champion runners

The USATF Georgia Association’s annual state meet took place Nov. 11 at Heritage Christian Church in Fayetteville. The PTC Flash, a local youth running club, had two state champions in the 9-10 boys division and 11-12 girls division. Clark Thompson of Senoia came in first with a season personal best of 10:51 for 3k. Taylor […]

On to the second round

On to the second round

The Starr’s Mill Panthers, seen here taking the field Nov. 3 before their regular-season finale against Fayette County, are the only local team still alive in the GHSA state football playoffs. After their 31-28 win over Dutchtown they will host Bainbridge this Friday night in the second round of the AAAAA bracket. In other games […]

Broncos repeat as champions

Broncos repeat as champions

The Bennett’s Mill Middle Broncos football team won the Fayette County championship for the second consecutive year, capping off their undefeated season with a 12-0 win over Flat Rock Middle in the title game. The defense led the way with six defensive touchdowns for the season and only allowed one first-half touchdown all year. Defensive […]