The Chiefs are the CHAMPIONS!

At right, McIntosh’s Amy Brewer, who scored twice in the 4-1 state championship victory over crosstown rival Starr’s Mill, keeps her eye on the lofted ball at midfield. Despite being an away game at Kennesaw State University, more than 400 fans watched the boys and girls teams claim victory. Photo/John Munford.

Peachtree City is now Titletown as McIntosh sweeps state soccer finals

At right, McIntosh’s Amy Brewer keeps her eye on the lofted ball at midfield. Despite being an away game at Kennesaw State University, more than 400 fans watched the boys and girls teams claim victory. Goals were scored by Taylor Malasek, Martha Trimbach, Amanda Bartholomew and Jackie Gray. Read More»

Baseball finals moved to Monday

Whitewater's quest for a AAAAA state baseball championship has been delayed two days.

The final-round doubleheader originally scheduled for Saturday will now begin Monday at 3 p.m. at Whitewater because the Wildcats' opponent, Houston County, has its graduation Saturday, according to Whitewater head baseball coach Rusty Bennett. Read More»

Golf teams tee off at state

Six local high school golf teams turned in top-10 finishes in the GHSA state tournament Monday at various courses in the Augusta area.

The Starr’s Mill Panthers tied for fifth with Creekview in AAAAA, as Greenbrier and Glynn Academy tied for first and Kell and Gainesville tied for third. Teeing off at Bartram Trail Golf Club, the Panthers were led by Andrew Bourg (70), Andrew Crockett (75), Parker Langham (80) and Fred Port (85). Read More»

Twice is nice

Both teams shot a combined group photo following the 8-1 boys soccer win at Kennesaw State Friday night. The Lady Chiefs preceded the match with their own 4-1 win over crosstown rival Starr's Mill in the all-Fayette final. Photo/John Munford.

McIntosh girls, boys sweep state soccer finals

McIntosh's soccer teams made it a double-good night, winning both the AAAAA championship finals and ending the boys' second-straight undefeated season with their 44th win in a row Friday night at the Kennesaw State University football stadium.

The Lady Chiefs got the evening started with a tight tilt with Starr's Mill. Jackie Gray struck first for McIntosh more than halfway through the first half, but six minutes later a goal from Sara Yoss knotted the score at 1-1. Read More»

Chiefs sweep state soccer titles

McIntosh brought back the state championship trophies in boys and girls soccer after their victories Friday night in a doubleheader at Kennesaw State.

The Lady Chiefs defeated Starr's Mill 4-1 to win the AAAAA title and avenge a loss to the Lady Panthers in the final match of the regular season.

The Chiefs took care of Houston County with an 8-1 win to close out an undefeated season and capture their second consecutive state championship.

For more, see Wednesday's edition of the Citizen newspaper.

Three local teams in state soccer finals

Three local teams in state soccer finals

It will be a Fayette-themed doubleheader Friday night at Kennesaw State University, with three local teams participating in the AAAAA state soccer championships.

Starr’s Mill and McIntosh will square off at 5 p.m. for the girls’ title. The Lady Panthers downed Pope 3-0 Wednesday to improve to 19-3 on the season. The Lady Chiefs are 18-2 after Wednesday’s 4-0 win over Northgate, with one of those losses coming at Starr’s Mill in the regular-season finale. Read More»

Records fall at state track meet

The Our Lady of Mercy Bobcats broke three records on their way to a second-place finish in the A-Private classification of the state boys track meet in Jefferson last weekend.

Christian Coleman won individual state titles in the 100-meter dash (10.38) and 200-meter dash (21.10), with both of those times setting new A state meet records.

Another meet record was broken by the Bobcats’ 4x100-meter relay team of Coleman, Lawrence Bryant-Tillman, Delfayeo Matthews and Jordan Thomas (41.88). Read More»

Lady Panthers win state tennis title

The Starr’s Mill Lady Panthers singles players (from left, Erin Egoroff, Rachael Williams and Caroline Kelly) kiss the trophy after the team won the AAAAA state tennis championship. Photo/Special.

After coming up one match short a year ago, the Starr’s Mill Lady Panthers took home the AAAAA state tennis championship Saturday by defeating Cambridge 3-1 in the finals at the Clayton County Tennis Center in Jonesboro.

The Lady Panthers defeated Cambridge in last year’s state semifinals before losing 3-2 to Lakeside-Evans in the championship. They avenged that loss by beating Lakeside-Evans in the quarterfinals a week ago. Read More»

PTC’s Smithley finishes 18th at Talladega

Garrett Smithley had a strong finish at Talladega. Photo/Garrett Smithley Racing

Peachtree City native and NASCAR hopeful Garrett Smithley in his first ARCA (Automobile Racing Club of America) start of 2014 finished solidly in 18th place in his No. 11 Goodwill Ford Fusion at Talladega Superspeedway in Lincoln, Ala. at the International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 May 3. Read More»

5 local teams in soccer state semis

Soccer fans at three Fayette schools have gotten chance this year to cheer their squads in the GHSA state semifinals in two classifications, and one bracket still has a chance to see an all-Fayette final.

The top three girls teams from Region 4-AAAAA (Starr’s Mill, Northgate and McIntosh) have earned semifinal spots, and they take the field this week to see who will play this weekend for the state championship. Read More»

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