High school sports briefs – April 3

FAYETTE COUNTY BASEBALL: Lost 7-5 to Troup County. Chazz Walker pitched four strong innings and Chris Jones went 4-for-4 in the game. * LANDMARK BASEBALL: Defeated Mt. Vernon 15-1 in five innings. SOCCER: Lost 1-0 to Providence Christian (boys) on a second-half penalty kick. The team is now 4-4 overall and 1-1 in area play. […]

High school sports briefs – April 2

FAYETTE COUNTY SOCCER: Defeated Whitewater (boys) 6-0 behind two goals by Diego Milesi as well as two goals and assist by Ryan Grbac. Matthew Sherry had several impressive saves. The girls lost to Whitewater 8-0. * McINTOSH BASEBALL: Topped Mundy’s Mill 10-6 by making the most of their seven hits. SOCCER: Crushed Union Grove (boys) […]

Cofer leads local All-State selections

Phil Cofer of Whitewater was named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s AAAAA All-State first team, one of several local players ranked among the best in their respective classifications for the 2013-14 season. Cofer averaged 19.3 points per game for the Wildcats, who finished with Region 4-AAAAA’s best record in the regular season and reached the first […]

High school sports calendar

MONDAY, MARCH 31 BASEBALL: Ola at Whitewater. GOLF: Starr’s Mill vs. Northgate (Canongate); East Coweta at Whitewater (Planterra). SOCCER: Drew at Starr’s Mill; Whitewater at Fayette County; Whitefield at OLM. * TUESDAY, APRIL 1 BASEBALL: Mundy’s Mill at McIntosh; Fayette County at Troup; LaGrange at Sandy Creek; Mt. Vernon at Landmark; OLM at Pace. GOLF: […]

High school sports briefs – March 28

LANDMARK TENNIS: Fell 4-1 and 4-1 to ELCA. Skylar Mortensen had the lone girls’ win, and Michaels Edwards picked up the only boys’ win. * McINTOSH BASEBALL: Beat Forest Park 20-2 in five innings. The Chiefs scored seven runs in the first, seven in the second and six in the fourth. LACROSSE: Won 16-9 over […]

High school sports briefs – March 27

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS BRIEFS McINTOSH LACROSSE: Downed East Coweta 13-10 behind four goals from Craig Ward, three from Billy Magill, and two each by Sam Herman and Patrick Anderson. Barrett Bornhofen added a goal. Chris Costello and Jim O’Meill led the defense. The girls continued their winning streak with a 17-2 victory over Grady. Caitlin […]

Local college students race across Europe

Three college students from Fayette County were selected for a global competition where 100 teams will be competing “Amazing Race”-style for seven days beginning April 4. The team members are Corrigan Nolan and Ryan Nolan, both seniors at Georgia Tech, along with Keeley Christensen, a junior at Georgia State. The race will begin in London […]

High school sports briefs – March 25

FAYETTE COUNTY BASEBALL: Lost to Lovejoy 8-4, as Chris Jones was 2-for-3 with a home run and Kameron Barlow was 2-for-3. In a 15-6 win over Sandy Creek, Alex Adorno went 3-for-4 with a grand slam and six RBI. Jones, Damon Haskett and Micah Sander had two hits each. Austin “Bobo” Spruill picked up the […]

High school sports calendar

MONDAY, MARCH 17 Baseball: McIntosh at Creekside; Mount Zion at Whitewater. Golf: Northgate vs. Starr’s Mill (Braelinn); McIntosh at Fayette County (Whitewater). Lacrosse: East Coweta at Whitewater (girls). Soccer: OLM at Walker. * TUESDAY, MARCH 18 Baseball: Lovejoy at Fayette County; Paideia at Landmark; OLM at ELCA. Golf: OLM at Woodland (Crystal Lake). Lacrosse: Starr’s […]

Sports briefs – March 16

FAYETTE COUNTY (baseball) lost 6-1 to Lovejoy Thursday. Only one of the Lovejoy runs was earned, according to coach Frank Dixon, who said, “Every team has days when things do not click and this was ours.” Chris Jones and Jordan Coleman had the only two hits for the Tigers. McINTOSH (girls lacrosse) won big Thursday […]