Another season on the mat in the books

Another season on the mat in the books

Local athletes were on the mat right up to the final day of the 2016-2017 wrestling season, culminating with the Georgia High School Association state tournament last weekend. Top finishers in AAAAA included third place for Jacob Taylor of Fayette County (120) and Ian Darling of Starr’s Mill (170). Colin Kasler of Starr’s Mill (138) […]

Local athletes on all-region team

Local athletes on all-region team

Officials in Region 5-A recently announced its All-Region teams for the 2016-2017 basketball season and two local schools were represented. Collier Schultz of Landmark (Sharpsburg resident) was named to the Boys South first team, with teammates Micah McAllister and Walker Kessler (both Newnan residents) included on the second team. For the Girls South squad, Morgan […]

Soccer team helps food bank

Soccer team helps food bank

The AFC Lightning U9 girls team is getting ready to kick off another soccer season, but before that the players got together for a community service project. The team members donated their time at the Midwest Food Bank in Peachtree City to pack food to be shipped to those in need. Currently ranked as the […]

Lady Panthers rule the pool

Lady Panthers rule the pool

Last weekend’s GHSA state swimming championships at Georgia Tech saw a number of exceptional performances from local athletes, highlighted by state titles in three events for the Starr’s Mill girls. Donna Blaum, a senior, won the state crown in the 50 freestyle for the third straight year. Her time of 22.86 was just behind the […]

State cheer champs visit Gold Dome

State cheer champs visit Gold Dome

McIntosh’s state champion competition cheerleaders were honored at the State Capitol recently by the Georgia House of Representatives with HR 30. On the front row, from left: Megan Schwinne, Maisy Mustic, Megan Deitrick. Second row: Kenna Barkoot, Abigail Hooper, Christina Littleton, Mckenzie Tatum. Third row: Abby Cunningham, Lauren Soriano, Claire Wilson, Aryssa Braxton, Nichole Baker. […]

Signing Day a busy one at Sandy Creek

Signing Day a busy one at Sandy Creek

By RUSSELL COOKS russell@TheCitizen.com A total of 14 athletes at Sandy Creek High School signed letters of intent this week on National Signing Day. Eleven of those were football players. It had been reported last month that there were 44 former Patriots on collegiate rosters around the country, one of the highest numbers in the […]

Minter to receive new HOF award

Minter to receive new HOF award

Jim Minter will receive the Erk Russell Spirit Award at the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame’s annual awards banquet next month. The GSHF has announced the recipients of its annual achievement awards and the establishment of a new award in honor of GSHF member Taz Anderson, who passed away in September of 2016. Minter will […]

Club makes waves in inaugural season

Club makes waves in inaugural season

The Peachtree City Rowing Club is a not-for-profit, 501c3 organization established in August 2015 to encourage and further the instruction, improvement and competition in and enjoyment of the art of rowing. Located within Lake McIntosh Park in Peachtree City, PTCRC is the only rowing program on the south side of Atlanta and one of three […]

Busy time for Chiefettes

Busy time for Chiefettes

The Chiefettes, McIntosh High School’s competitive dance team coached by Carmen Yarbrough and Adrienne Scasny, are gearing up for a busy few weeks. First on the schedule is the UDA Alabama Dance Championship Jan. 28 in Hoover, Ala. The following weekend, Feb. 3-5, the team is scheduled to be in Orlando for the UDA National […]