Final state track meet results

Final state track meet results

(according to results posted on the Georgia High School Association’s official Twitter feed) East Coweta boys (AAAAAAA) Team: fourth overall, seventh in 4×100-meter relay. Kyle Harkabus: first in 800-meter run, first in 1600-meter run. Joshua Render: third in shot put. Amari Strickland: third in high jump. Ethan Brown: sixth in discus. Brayden Carey: seventh in […]

Whitewater takes state crown

Whitewater takes state crown

Whitewater denied McIntosh’s bid for a third straight AAAAA state girls soccer championship, winning Friday night on penalty kicks. It was the second state title in school history. Whitewater’s girls won it all in AAAA in 2007. The score was tied at 1 at the end of regulation. Abbie Crane scored for Whitewater at 29:27 […]

Aragon named All-PBC

Aragon named All-PBC

A former area high school baseball player, now a South Carolina Aiken standout, picked up all-conference honors May 10. Christian Aragon, a graduate of Whitewater High, garnered second-team accolades. A senior pitcher, tied for fourth in the league with eight victories, finishing with an 8-1 mark. His five wins against conference foes was the fifth […]

FCBA donates to Bloom

FCBA donates to Bloom

The Fayette County Baseball Association presented Bloom with a donation May 5 for $3,655 to help support the local charity’s programs. Funds for this donation were raised through the FCBA Opening Day activities, with the association matching the funds that were raised. Bloom’s programs serve 3,000 foster children annually. Established in 1986, Bloom’s mission is deeply […]

Panthers in state semifinals

Panthers in state semifinals

The Starr’s Mill Panthers reached the final four in the AAAAA baseball bracket with a 3-0 win Thursday night over Carrollton in the third game of the series. The Panthers will host a May 15 doubleheader against Loganville with the winner hosting the championship round beginning May 21 against either Flowery Branch or Buford.

FRMS sweeps county track titles

FRMS sweeps county track titles

Double championships makes victory twice as nice, but what makes it even sweeter is that history was made for Flat Rock Middle. Both the girls and boys track and field teams won the 2018 Fayette County Track and Field Championship. While it is uncommon to have both teams from the same school take the championship, […]

Lacrosse quarterfinal matchups set

Lacrosse quarterfinal matchups set

McIntosh and Starr’s Mill prevailed in the first round of both the boys’ and girls’ brackets in the GHSA state lacrosse tournament. The 16-team field consists of teams in the A through AAAAA classifications. The McIntosh boys beat St. Pius in the first round and will play at Greater Atlanta Christian in the quarterfinals. Starr’s […]

Tennis season ends for local schools

Tennis season ends for local schools

Two teams from Fayette who reached the AAAAA semifinals of the GHSA state tennis tournament were able to go no farther. Starr’s Mill, the defending state champion, fell 3-0 to Buford in one semifinal while McIntosh lost 3-1 to Flowery Branch in the other. Buford and Flowery Branch will play for the state title Saturday […]

Positive Athlete winners named

Positive Athlete winners named

Three students across three high schools have been selected as winners of the 2018 Positive Athlete Georgia award for the South Atlanta Region: Nicholas Koenig (pictured), swim and dive, Whitewater High; Ryan Cockes, lacrosse, Starr’s Mill High; and Cameron Rothley, alternative, McIntosh High. These student athletes were among over 5,400 throughout the state who were […]