Nov. roundup

Friday, Nov. 14 Football: First round of state playoffs. Basketball: Fayette County at Mundy’s Mill; Mt. Vernon at Landmark (girls); Hapeville Charter at Sandy Creek (girls). Saturday, Nov. 15 Basketball: Lovejoy at Fayette County; Landmark at Providence; Cedar Grove at Sandy Creek (girls); Sandy Creek at Mays (boys); Whitewater at Lithia Springs. Wrestling: Starr’s Mill […]

Top runners vie for state titles

The Georgia High School Association cross-country state championships in all classifications are today in Carrollton. Runners from nearly all Fayette schools will be participating. Landmark junior Kathryn Foreman is seeking her third straight state title. She and teammate Nicole Fegans, seen in the background, finished 1-2 in last week’s Region 5-A race. Photo courtesy of […]

Guide to Region 5-AAAA playoffs

Standings: Woodward 3-1, 4-1, 7-2, Sandy Creek 3-1, 5-1, 8-1, Carrollton 2-2, 3-2, 4-5, Fayette County 2-2, 2-2, 4-5, Whitewater 2-2, 3-2, 6-3, Troup 0-4, 0-4, 3-6 Sandy Creek-Fayette County, Whitewater-Troup, Woodward-Carrollton If Sandy Creek, Whitewater and Woodward win: 1. Woodward 4-1, 5-1, 8-2 2. Sandy Creek 4-1, 6-1, 9-1 3. Whitewater 3-2, 4-2, 7-3 […]

5-AAAA football standings

As you read this, the final football standings for the regular season in Region 5-AAAA have likely been set. Before Friday’s games kicked off, things were far from certain. Woodward and Sandy Creek were assured to be among the four teams from the region in the state playoffs. Carrollton, Fayette County and Whitewater all had […]

SCHS ends season, state semifinalists

The Sandy Creek Lady Patriots saw their 2014 volleyball season come to an end Wednesday in a match against Buford. The final score was 25-20, 30-28, 23-25, 25-20. The Lady Patriots finished the season with a record of 45-8. Buford will play Marist this weekend at Marietta High School for the state championship. Photo/Bethan Adams.

Pickleball in PTC

The Peachtree City Pickleball Club kicked off in Peachtree City Sunday, Oct. 12. Close to 100 friends and family members gathered at the tennis center to see what the game with the funny name was all about.  Once thought to be only for the 50-plus crowd, children ages nine to 17 were out hitting whiffle-ball […]

Teams move on in volleyball playoffs

Five local teams are rolling into the round of 16 in the GHSA state volleyball playoffs after strong outings this week. In AAAAA action, Starr’s Mill swept three straight games Wednesday against Hiram while McIntosh did the same against Alexander. The AAAA bracket saw Sandy Creek win three in a row over Arabia Mountain and […]

Pickleball coming to PTC

Never heard of it? The game has actually been around nearly 50 years. It was invented in 1965 by a man in the state of Washington who named it after his dog, Pickles. A cross between tennis, badminton and ping pong, pickleball can be played indoors or outdoors. According to those who already play, the […]

A successful run

The McIntosh High School cross country team had a great showing at the third annual Nike Panther XC Invitational.  The varsity girls took second, led by Alyssa LeClaire.  The varsity boys took fourth, led by Conner Reynolds. The junior varsity girls and boys both took first and were led by Maddie Smith and Justin Brown.