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High school sports calendar

MONDAY, MARCH 17

Baseball: McIntosh at Creekside; Mount Zion at Whitewater.

Golf: Northgate vs. Starr’s Mill (Braelinn); McIntosh at Fayette County (Whitewater).

Lacrosse: East Coweta at Whitewater (girls).

Soccer: OLM at Walker.

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TUESDAY, MARCH 18

Baseball: Lovejoy at Fayette County; Paideia at Landmark; OLM at ELCA.

Golf: OLM at Woodland (Crystal Lake).

Lacrosse: Starr’s Mill at McIntosh (boys); Carrollton at Starr’s Mill (girls). Read More»

Sports briefs - March 16

FAYETTE COUNTY (baseball) lost 6-1 to Lovejoy Thursday. Only one of the Lovejoy runs was earned, according to coach Frank Dixon, who said, “Every team has days when things do not click and this was ours.” Chris Jones and Jordan Coleman had the only two hits for the Tigers.

McINTOSH (girls lacrosse) won big Thursday over Columbus 19-2. Shelby Durden had a percent shooting percentage with 7 goals and 4 assists. Caitlin O'Brien had 5 goals and 1 assist. Becca Beato came in with 1 goal and 6 assists, while Tulah Blanton added with 4 goals. The team remains undefeated. Read More»

Sports briefs - March 14

WHITEWATER (baseball) defeated Union Grove Union Grove 7-2 Tuesday night. Ethan Gillis and John Hendershot combined to stifle the opposition on the mound, and the Wildcat bats came to life in the third. Nick Fuerstenau got the inning going with a solo home run, and the rest of the Wildcat hitters joined in with multiple hits.

WHITEWATER (tennis) lost to Northgate Wednesday, the girls 5-0 and the boys 4-0. Read More»

Sports briefs - March 13

FAYETTE COUNTY (baseball) defeated Greenville Tuesday night behind Jordan Coleman’s complete-game no-hitter. Chris Jones was 2-for-2 with a homer and 5 RBI, and Wahid Ali also homered.

STARR’S MILL (girls lacrosse) beat Columbus 19-4 Tuesday. Leading goal scorers were Meghan Mills and Katie Buck, and Madeline Scheinost was solid in goal.

SANDY CREEK (boys soccer) lost 5-2 to Carrollton Tuesday in what coach Hunter Seegers said was the best game his team has played yet.

SANDY CREEK (girls soccer) lost 10-1 to Carrollton. Sophia Bonser scored the Lady Patriots’ lone goal. Read More»

Sports briefs - March 12

STARR’S MILL (track) competed at the Mill Creek meet Saturday. Madeline Hammond was second in the high jump; Alexis Farley was fourth in the long jump and second in the triple jump; Taylor Brunskole was fourth in the 110 hurdles and fifth in the 300 hurdles; Annika Strauss was fourth in the pole vault; Jolene Berthold was fifth in the pole vault; James Adams was sixth in the 1600 meters; and Hailey Gollnick was sixth in the 3200 meters. Read More»

Williams' hoops career progressing at PCC

Corey Williams drives to the basket in a recent college game.

A former Fayette County basketball standout is making his mark at the college level in 2014.

Corey Williams is a freshman at Pensacola Christian College and has become a bigger presence on the floor as the season has progressed. He has appeared in 24 games so far, averaging just over 11 minutes and three points per game. Read More»

Sports briefs - March 11

McINTOSH (boys lacrosse) lost 12-5 to Harrison Friday night. The Chiefs were led by Cameron Scott's 15 saves as goalie.

WHITEWATER (girls soccer) lost 4-0 to Union Grove Friday.

WHITEWATER (boys lacrosse) defeated Campbell 14-3 Friday to improve its record to 3-2 on the season.

LANDMARK (track) hosted seven varsity teams Saturday and finished third in both boys and girls competition.

SANDY CREEK (girls soccer) won 5-0 over Shaw in its first region match Friday. Sophia Bonser, a freshman, scored four goals and Alexia Irias scored the other goal. Read More»

High school sports calendar

MONDAY, MARCH 10

BASEBALL: Drew at McIntosh; Whitewater at Forest Park.

GOLF: Pike County at Fayette County (Whitewater)..

LACROSSE: Starr’s Mill at Whitewater (boys); Whitewater at Hillgrove (girls).

SOCCER: Whitewater at Tucker.

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TUESDAY, MARCH 11

BASEBALL: Fayette County at Greenville; East Coweta at Sandy Creek; Landmark at Strong Rock; Paideia at OLM.

GOLF: Sandy Creek vs. Starr’s Mill (Braelinn); OLM at Strong Rock.

LACROSSE: McIntosh at Alpharetta (boys); Starr’s Mill at Columbus (girls). Read More»

Sports briefs - March 8

STARR’S MILL (girls soccer) picked up a 3-0 forfeit win against Forest Park Friday, improving the team’s record to 7-1-0 overall and 2-0-0 in the region.

LANDMARK (girls soccer) won 10-0 Friday over Langston Hughes.

LANDMARK (boys soccer) defeated Langston Hughes 3-0. The War Eagles led 1-0 at halftime. Spencer Geerlings, Bassel Hojeij and Gained Coker scored goals for Landmark.

Sports briefs - March 7

WHITEWATER (boys lacrosse) defeated Grady 18-11 Wednesday, coming out strong and gaining an early lead while stifling a late comeback attempt.

FAYETTE COUNTY (baseball) defeated Lamar County 2-1 Wednesday night. Austin (Bobo) Spruill pitched a complete game five-hitter and the defense made only one error. Kameron (Bam-Bam) Barlow was credited with several exceptional defensive plays. Wahid Ali went 3-for-3 with three stolen bases, an RBI and a run scored. Coach Frank Dixon credited defense and stellar pitching as the difference in the game. Read More»

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