McIntosh dance No.1 in jazz

The McIntosh Chiefettes Dance Team recently traveled to Tennessee to compete in the UDA Smokey Mountain Championship. They competed against teams from Georgia, Tennessee, and Ohio. The Chiefettes brought home a 1st place trophy for their Jazz routine, and a 2nd place trophy for their Pom routine! The Chiefettes upcoming competitions include traveling to Birmingham […]

PTC native dominates on the court, blindfolded

A Peachtree City native is competing on the international stage in a sport that many people may have never seen or heard of. Amanda Dennis was named the 2014 female disabled athlete of the year by BlazeSports and was honored in November in Atlanta at the Georgia Disability Sports AwardsFor several years the 20-year-old has […]

Atlanta Motor Speedway to host first NASCAR open team test ‘15

An open team test for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams Feb. 26 will kick off four consecutive days of on-track NASCAR action at Atlanta Motor Speedway leading into the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 weekend. The open team test, the first of 13 on NASCAR’s 2015 testing schedule, will take place from 1-5:30 p.m., with […]

Two local wrestlers win at South Metro tournament

Two varsity wrestlers from Fayette won their respective weight classes last weekend at the annual South Metro tournament at Luella High School. Thirty teams competed in the event, which is Georgia’s longest-running high school wrestling tournament, having run annually since 1971. Logan Wesolowski of Whitewater won the championship in the 145-pound division, going 5-0 in […]

Bonding at the food bank

The Rising Starr Cheerleaders met in November to work at the Midwest Food bank along with two of the captains of the football squad, Hannah Defler and Kristen Decos. Each month, the team gets together for a bonding event and in the month of November they decided to give back. Photo/Submitted.

Adams named All-American

Garrison Adams of Fayetteville, a defender at Lee University in Cleveland, Tenn., was named to the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) All-American first team, a week after his team won the national soccer championship. Adams attended Landmark Christian School and came up through the AFC Lightning academy program. A sophomore, he came to Lee […]

Olympic gold medalist eyes two more

One of Fayette County’s most successful international athletes is gearing up for another season, and perhaps a repeat of Olympic glory. So far, Christian Taylor’s biggest moment during his track and field career was when he stepped on the platform at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London to receive the gold medal for the triple […]

Landmark senior signs with Stanford baseball

Ben Baggett, a senior at Landmark Christian School, signed a baseball scholarship with Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif., during the early signing period in November. So far in his prep career he has been named a Perfect Game third-team All-American, team MVP at Landmark and preseason All-State selection. Last year he broke the school’s […]

Basketball players net gifts for Christian City

The JV and varsity basketball teams at Landmark Christian School collected more than 45 gifts for the children at Christian City during the recent second annual “Landmark Never Stops Giving” Christmas party. Christian City is a non-profit, non-denominational organization providing ministry and care to children, the elderly, and the infirm in nearby Union City. The […]

Basketball results

BOYSFayette County is 1-3 and did not play last week. Landmark is 5-2 after a 94-53 loss to Pace Academy and wins over Whitewater (87-71) and Drew Charter (104-48). McIntosh is 5-0 after wins over Mundy’s Mill (66-40), Forest Park (57-54) and Starr’s Mill (69-55). In the Starr’s Mill game Jordan Lyons scored 32 points […]