Local volleyball star turning pro

Local volleyball star turning pro

Sandy Creek High grad Allie Davenport is about to embark on a professional volleyball career. After winning two state championships and various All-State honors in high school, she spent four years at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga where the team earned a conference title in 2016 and she finished in the top ten in a few […]

Three qualify for lacrosse nationals

Three qualify for lacrosse nationals

A trio of Peachtree City lacrosse athletes have been selected to compete in the All-American Nationals competition, representing their state later this month. The girls tried out in early 2018 and now join fellow athletes from across Georgia to face other states in their bracket. Calyn Scott, daughter of John and Kate Scott, will be […]

Fayette team wins World Series

Fayette team wins World Series

The 12U All-Star team from the Fayette County Baseball Association won the Georgis USSSA State Championship last month in Social Circle, beating the Pike County All-stars for the title, then followed that up with a win in the World Series in Gulfport, Miss. They are now 2018 USSSA All-Star World Series champions. Luke Lezaj pitched […]

Local volleyball squad wins national title

Local volleyball squad wins national title

A5 South Volleyball Club’s 15-Joe team won the USAV National Championship in straight sets against Nebraska Premier June 29 in Detroit. A5 South is based in Peachtree City and most of the players are from the Fayette/Coweta Area. Pictured from back left: Caroline Darracott, Maddie Page, Nyla Griggs, Meredith Buchanan, Bella Boston, Claire Lewis, Ngozi […]

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 […]

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