Senoia Raceway reopens with hometown driver as victor

Senoia Raceway reopens with hometown driver as victor

The Senoia Raceway returned to action Saturday, but hometown driver Winford Minix was the night’s only victor before racing was rained out. Minix inherited the lead on lap 17 after the third different leader in the Bomber feature retired due to mechanical issues.  Minix was the leader when the race was halted due to the rain […]

Chiefs off to 8-0 start

Chiefs off to 8-0 start

The McIntosh Chiefs boys varsity lacrosse team has had its best start in school history, winning its first eight games without a loss. The three latest wins were over Benedictine Military School, Northgate and Riverwood. The team, led by new head coach Darren Delfosse, has also recorded victories over top-ranked teams from Decatur and St. […]

Hughes named to all-region team

Hughes named to all-region team

Oglethorpe sophomore forward Ciaira Hughes, a graduate of Fayette County High, was named to the D3hoops.com All-South Region Third Team today by sports information directors from the region. She was the only sophomore-or-younger student-athlete named to one of the three All-South teams. This is her first career All-Region accolade. Hughes led the Southern Athletic Association […]

Panthers take county track meet

Panthers take county track meet

The Starr’s Mill Panthers track team took first place in both the boys and girls competitions at last weekend’s Fayette County Championship meet. Individual first-place finishers for the girls included Mary Valli in the 1600-meter run, Jolene Berthold in the pole vault, Shelby Myers in the shot put and Alexis Farley in the 100-meter hurdles, […]

FCPRD registering for adult men’s softball

FCPRD registering for adult men’s softball

The Fayette County Parks and Recreation Department is seeking teams for a Monday/Tuesday night men’s softball league. The league will observe the equalizer HR rule. All teams will have 12 games scheduled for Monday nights with possible doubleheaders. Makeup games will be Tuesday night the following week (eight days later). If there are multiple postponements, […]

Track meet winners

Track meet winners

The Fayette County Lady Tigers track team on the podium after winning first place in the Friday Night Lights invitational this past weekend at Starr’s Mill. Photo/Submitted.

High school sports calendar (March 10-16)

High school sports calendar (March 10-16)

Tuesday, March 10 BASEBALL: Lovejoy at Fayette County; Landmark at Drew Charter; Our Lady of Mercy at Strong Rock. LACROSSE: Newnan at Starr’s Mill (boys); Dunwoody at Whitewater (boys). SOCCER: Starr’s Mill at Luella; Tri-Cities at Sandy Creek; Whitewater at Our Lady of Mercy; Drew Charter at Landmark. TENNIS: Columbus at Starr’s Mill; Whitewater at […]

Hockey champs

Hockey champs

The hockey team from McIntosh High won the AAA GRHA state championship Feb. 28 by defeating Lassiter in overtime and then going on to beat Starr’s Mill 7-4 for the title. McIntosh also won the 2014-2015 season title with a 13-1 record. Pictured are Hunter Baynes, Jack Driggs, Connor Fitzgerald, Andrew Hughes, Brian Kanaskie, Jarrod […]

Chiefs garner state honors

Chiefs garner state honors

Several individual player honors were announced this weekend for the McIntosh Chiefs boys basketball team on the heels of their 29-1 season and Region 4-AAAAA championship.   Jordan Lyons was named the state’s AAAAA Player of the Year by HoopSeen.com, which tweeted the announcement Saturday. He was joined on the All-State first team by players […]