High school sports briefs - April 3


BASEBALL: Lost 7-5 to Troup County. Chazz Walker pitched four strong innings and Chris Jones went 4-for-4 in the game.



BASEBALL: Defeated Mt. Vernon 15-1 in five innings.

SOCCER: Lost 1-0 to Providence Christian (boys) on a second-half penalty kick. The team is now 4-4 overall and 1-1 in area play. Read More»

High school sports briefs - April 2

The Starr's Mill Lady Panthers track team at last weekend's Nike Panther Relays. Photo/Special.


SOCCER: Defeated Whitewater (boys) 6-0 behind two goals by Diego Milesi as well as two goals and assist by Ryan Grbac. Matthew Sherry had several impressive saves. The girls lost to Whitewater 8-0.



BASEBALL: Topped Mundy’s Mill 10-6 by making the most of their seven hits. Read More»

Cofer leads local All-State selections

Phil Cofer of Whitewater, seen here blocking a shot against Starr’s Mill, was named to the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s AAAAA All-State first team. Photo/Adam Hagy.

Phil Cofer of Whitewater was named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s AAAAA All-State first team, one of several local players ranked among the best in their respective classifications for the 2013-14 season.

Cofer averaged 19.3 points per game for the Wildcats, who finished with Region 4-AAAAA’s best record in the regular season and reached the first round of the state playoffs.

The 6-8 power forward has signed to play for the University of Tennessee. Read More»

High school sports calendar


BASEBALL: Ola at Whitewater.

GOLF: Starr’s Mill vs. Northgate (Canongate); East Coweta at Whitewater (Planterra).

SOCCER: Drew at Starr’s Mill; Whitewater at Fayette County; Whitefield at OLM.



BASEBALL: Mundy’s Mill at McIntosh; Fayette County at Troup; LaGrange at Sandy Creek; Mt. Vernon at Landmark; OLM at Pace.

GOLF: Ola vs. Starr’s Mill (Braelinn); Whitewater at Sandy Creek (Durham Lakes); Landmark vs. OLM (Canongate). Read More»

High school sports briefs - March 28


TENNIS: Fell 4-1 and 4-1 to ELCA. Skylar Mortensen had the lone girls’ win, and Michaels Edwards picked up the only boys’ win.



BASEBALL: Beat Forest Park 20-2 in five innings. The Chiefs scored seven runs in the first, seven in the second and six in the fourth.

LACROSSE: Won 16-9 over Lovett (girls) to remain undefeated. Shelby Durden led with five goals, followed by Tulah Blanton and Abby Ott with three apiece and Maddie Prescott with two.



TENNIS: Lost a pair of matches this week to ELCA and AIS.



High school sports briefs - March 27



LACROSSE: Downed East Coweta 13-10 behind four goals from Craig Ward, three from Billy Magill, and two each by Sam Herman and Patrick Anderson. Barrett Bornhofen added a goal. Chris Costello and Jim O’Meill led the defense. The girls continued their winning streak with a 17-2 victory over Grady. Caitlin O’Brien scored five goals and Becca Beato added three. Shelby Durden had two goals and two assists. Read More»

Local college students race across Europe

Three college students from Fayette County were selected for a global competition where 100 teams will be competing "Amazing Race"-style for seven days beginning April 4.

The team members are Corrigan Nolan and Ryan Nolan, both seniors at Georgia Tech, along with Keeley Christensen, a junior at Georgia State.

The race will begin in London and stretch approximately 1,000 kilometers across at least checkpoints to its end in Berlin. Throughout the journey the team can only barter in Red Bull exclusively. Read More»

High school sports briefs - March 25


BASEBALL: Lost to Lovejoy 8-4, as Chris Jones was 2-for-3 with a home run and Kameron Barlow was 2-for-3. In a 15-6 win over Sandy Creek, Alex Adorno went 3-for-4 with a grand slam and six RBI. Jones, Damon Haskett and Micah Sander had two hits each. Austin “Bobo” Spruill picked up the win.

SOCCER: Lost 8-0 to LaGrange (girls).



SOCCER: Won 6-3 over ELCA (boys) as Joey Blount started the scoring for the War Eagles and Spencer Geerlings finished it.


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High school sports calendar


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.



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»