Fayette team wins state title

Fayette team wins state title

The 12U All-Star team from the Fayette County Baseball Association won the Georgis USSSA State Championship recently in Social Circle, beating the Pike County All-stars for the title. They will now represent Georgia at the USSSA All-Star World Series June 25-July 1 in Gulfport, Miss. Top row, from left: Coach Jamey Trask, Brandon Shealy, Hayden […]

Cerezola gets college coaching job

Cerezola gets college coaching job

Brandon Cerezola was recently named the head women’s basketball coach and sports information director at Hiwassee College in Madisonville, Tenn.   According to the school’s website, Cerezola comes to Hiwassee College after spending a year as the graduate assistant women’s basketball coach and interim sports information director at Truett McConnell University. In his time at Truett McConnell, Cerezola took […]

Wrestling to return to Tyrone

Wrestling to return to Tyrone

ACTION Wrestling has scheduled its second live professional wrestling event at the Roger Spencer Community Center, 145 Commerce Drive in Tyrone, for Friday, June 29. All proceeds from the event will benefit Advo-Kids CASA. The show will feature seven wrestling matches and is suitable for all ages. Tickets start at $10 and can be purchased online […]

Delta’s most senior employee: After 60 years, Ron Black still likes his job

Delta’s most senior employee: After 60 years, Ron Black still likes his job

People have often asked Ron Black how he has lasted long enough to become the most senior employee for Delta Air Lines. His typical answer? “I just get up and go into work every day.” The Fayette County resident learned late last year via email from the human resources manager for his department that he […]

Three qualify for U.S. Senior Open

Three qualify for U.S. Senior Open

Planterra Ridge Golf Club in Peachtree City was the site of an 18-hole qualifying tournament May 31, with three players earning the opportunity to compete later this month in the U.S. Senior Open. Jack Larkin and Sonny Skinner tied at 4-under 68 to take the first two of three qualifying spots up for grabs. With […]

Local team is ALTA champ

Local team is ALTA champ

The senior AA3 team out of the Peachtree City Tennis Center recently won the ALTA’s Atlanta City championship. From left: Sharon Dennis, Vicki Ware, Susan McCabe, Yvonne Shular, Mary Gholson, Wendy Applegate, Barbara Jenkins, Sylvia Guice.  Not pictured: Shona Schmidt (captain), Patti Mowrey, Barbara Postner, Beth Jarrett.

SMHS takes Director’s Cup again

SMHS takes Director’s Cup again

Starr’s Mill won the Georgia Athletic Directors Association (GADA) Director’s Cup over all AAAAA schools in Georgia for the third time in four years, along with a first-time sweep of the boys, girls and overall standings. The Director’s Cup winner in each classification is based on a point system and is designed to recognize the […]

Summer Track Classic on tap

Summer Track Classic on tap

The Peachtree City Running Club is gearing up for its annual Summer Track Classic Series, which starts June 6. Meets will take place every Wednesday evening through June and the first two weeks of July at Riley Field, adjacent to Peachtree City Elementary School on Wisdom Road. Admission is free to runners and spectators alike. […]

Panthers sweep state again

Panthers sweep state again

Starr’s Mill won both the boys and girls AAAAA state golf championships for the second straight year in what was almost a home match. The girls played at Braelinn and finished as a team 27 shots ahead of second-place Veterans. McIntosh came in ninth overall. Liza Eubanks of Starr’s Mill was the individual girls champion, […]

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