Wildcats take region track crown

Wildcats take region track crown

The Whitewater Wildcats won the Region 5-AAAA boys track championship last weekend in Carrollton. The 4×400-meter relay team of  Jonothan Womack, Mathew Grant, Langton Bryant, and Lionel Jones III took first place, broke the school record and set what team officials said is the fastest AAAA time in the state this year in the event. […]

State baseball playoffs start Friday

State baseball playoffs start Friday

Two local teams begin play this week in the GHSA state baseball playoffs, both playing at home as the top seeds from their respective regions. Starr’s Mill hosts South Effingham in the first round of the AAAAA bracket for a best-of-three series. The teams will play a doubleheader Friday with the third game Saturday if […]

State soccer playoffs start Tuesday

State soccer playoffs start Tuesday

It’s state playoff time for high school soccer, and as usual there are several Fayette teams in the mix in various classifications. McIntosh and Starr’s Mill finished 1-2 in the Region 4-AAAAA standings, meaning both teams will host first-round matches. They take the field April 29, as South Effingham plays McIntosh and Statesboro faces Starr’s […]

Lady Tigers repeat as track champs

Lady Tigers repeat as track champs

For the second year in a row, the Fayette County Lady Tigers are Region 5-AAAA track champions. They took this year’s crown at the April 23 region meet in Carrollton. Individual winners included senior Chinyere Njoku (100- and 300-meter hurdles); junior Asia Green (high jump, 100- and 200-meter dash); sophomore Lauren Newbold (400-meter dash); and […]

Pattiz running at state

Pattiz running at state

Tom Pattiz of Peachtree City, a student at The Heritage School, qualified to run in three events at the Georgia Independent Schools Association’s state track meet. At Tuesday’s GISA 1-AAA regional meet at Tara Stadium in Jonesboro he won the 1600-meter run with a time of 5:09. He also placed fourth in the 800-meter run […]

Kadkhodaian nabs GSC honor

Kadkhodaian nabs GSC honor

Artemis Kadkhodaian, a sophomore second baseman for the University of West Georgia and a Starr’s Mill graduate, has been named the Gulf South Conference Player of the Week, the first time this season a member of the Wolves has received the honor. In a two-game sweep over Christian Brothers, he went 5-for-8 with a double, […]

Fayette Force takes title

Fayette Force takes title

The Fayette Force seventh-grade basketball team won the Joyce Fox Memorial Classic tournament the weekend of April 18-19 in a field of 13 teams from Fayette and Coweta counties. The team is coached by Todd Burnett. The players are Reed Benefield, Brady Burnett, Reese Clevenger, Red Dunton, Logan Frady, Maclean Hoekwater, Kyle Holmes, Walker Kessler, […]

Peachtree City to host NJCAA championships

Peachtree City to host NJCAA championships

The National Junior College Athletic Association has announced that the Peachtree City Tennis Center will host this year’s NJCAA Women’s Division III Tennis Championships this fall. The event is scheduled for Oct. 22-24 and will include about 11 teams and 150 players “plus additional spectators, who will stay, dine and shop in Peachtree City,” according […]

Bring home the Gold, Crofton

Bring home the Gold, Crofton

Fayette County’s Michael Crofton was recently honored at the State Capitol for being one of only six Special Olympic athletes from Georgia that will be attending the World Games this summer in Los Angeles. Crofton was honored by Gov. Nathan Deal and State Rep. Matt Ramsey (R-Peachtree City) on March 19 along with the other […]

State tennis tourney starts this week

State tennis tourney starts this week

The brackets are set for the GHSA state tennis tournament, with first-round action starting Thursday. McIntosh, Starr’s Mill and Whitewater will each send boys’ and girls’ teams to state, while Fayette County is represented on the boys’ side. In the AAAAA boys’ bracket, Starr’s Mill is the top seed from its region and will host […]