Lady Panthers shut out St. Pius

The Starr’s Mill Lady Panthers soccer team broke open a close match in the second half Friday night 4-0 win over St Pius at Panther Stadium. The teams were scoreless at halftime but Molly Moroney opened the scoring just three minutes into the second half, assisted by Leslie Logan. Carly Pressgrove quickly returned the favor, […]

Golf fundraiser March 13

Braelinn and Sara Harp Minter Elementary schools are hosting a fundraiser golf tournament Thursday, March 13, at 9 a.m. at Whitewater Creek Country Club. Proceeds will benefit The Leader in Me program, a comprehensive schoolwide initiative which supplements educational curriculum by teaching children (and teachers) the “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” from the bestselling […]

Piedmont College goes purple in honor of Southside United coach

The Piedmont College women’s lacrosse team kicked off its second season in February, and this year the girls are playing in honor of Robin Sommers, the founder of Southside United of Fayetteville, who passed away unexpectedly in early January. “Coach Sommers has impacted countless lacrosse players across the southside of Atlanta,” according to a statement […]

Ashley takes state mat title

Alex Ashley of Starr’s Mill won the AAAAA state championship in the 285-pound weight class during the state meet at Loganville High this weekend, winning four straight matches to finish the season at 43-1. Ashley won the final match 8-3 over Malik McNeil of Cambridge, according to the results posted at trackwrestling.com. Teammate Cory Carter […]

Chiefettes 18th at nationals

The McIntosh Chiefettes dance team recently competed at the UDA National Dance Team Championship where they made it to the final round of competition and placed 18th out of 81 teams. Previously they were crowned 2014 State Champions in Pom and Jazz at the UDA Georgia Dance Championships, the fifth year in a row they […]

New wrestling sites, dates set for tourney

The Georgia High School Association has released its revised schedule for the state traditional wrestling tournament. The championships in all classifications were originally scheduled for Feb. 13-15 at the Arena at Gwinnett. After last week’s severe winter weather led GHSA officials to delay the event, it became necessary to find several alternate locations because the […]

Region basketball playoffs wrapping up

Seven varsity basketball teams from Fayette have clinched spots in the GHSA state tournaments that begin this weekend, while most region tournaments were scheduled to close out last night after press time. The top four teams in each region advance to state to make up the 32-team field in each classification, except for A teams […]

State wrestling tournament postponed

The Georgia High School Association announced Wednesday that the state wrestling tournament, originally scheduled for this weekend, has been postponed a week. “The GHSA has been monitoring the weather conditions and there remains the possibility of more ice and snow in many parts of the state,” according to a statement on the GHSA web site. […]

State wrestling tournament is this weekend

The stage is set for this weekend’s traditional wrestling state tournament, with a number of competitors from Fayette expected to be on the mat when the action begins Thursday, weather permitting, at the Arena at Gwinnett. In the AAAA classification, the Fayette County Tigers have the most wrestlers from any local school, with a contingent […]