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


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.



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»

Sports briefs - March 6

McIntosh Chiefs pitcher Charlie Goedtke. Photo/Special.

McINTOSH (baseball) beat Newnan 4-3 Wednesday, picking up all of their runs in the bottom of the fifth to take the lead. Josh Ange had two hits and drove in two runs. Charlie Goedtke pitched five innings and struck out three.

WHITEWATER (boys lacrosse) lost 18-1 Monday to Lovett.

McINTOSH (girls soccer) beat Creekside 10-0 with goals by Hannah Graham, Anna Brachy, Rachel Green, Veronica Cappas, Jackie Gray, Taylor Malasek and Martha Trimbach.

McINTOSH (tennis) boys and girls defeated Northgate Tuesday in divisional match play. Read More»

Sports briefs - March 5


SANDY CREEK beat Tri-Cities 10-0 Monday. Collin Pike pitched 5 scoreless innings. Jared Jackson was 2-3 with a home run. Ben Weinhardt and Anthony Dodd were also 2-3.

LANDMARK fell 13-5 to ELCA Tuesday. The War Eagles tied the game at 5 in the bottom of the fifth and it stayed that way until ELCA broke it open in the seventh.



STARR’S MILL topped South Forsyth 14-11 Tuesday. Both goalies, Allie Merritt and Madeline Scheinist, had strong games. The varsity was led by captains Katie Buck, Grace Beardsley, Meghan Mills, and Jess Ward. Read More»

Softball tourney features teams from 3 states

The EC Bullets. Photo/Special.

The EC Bullets girls fast-pitch softball team, based on Tyrone, hosted a tournament last weekend at Meade Fields in conjunction with the Peachtree City Girls Softball Association. It was a fundraising tournament that was set up in a modified ASA format.

The field consisted of 24 teams from Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee in two divisions. The A bracket was won by the Birmingham Vipers and the B bracket by the Ga Fire. Read More»

Top AAAAA wrestlers

Top AAAAA wrestlers

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Five wrestlers from Starr's Mill and Whitewater finished in the top six in their respective weight classes at the recent GHSA state traditional wrestling tournament. From left are Whitewater senior Zach Thorne, sixth place at 132 pounds; Starr's Mill junior Cory Carter, sixth place at 220 pounds; Starr's Mill senior Alex Ashley, first place at 285 pounds and a two-time state champion; and Whitewater senior Alex Walker, fourth place at 160 pounds. Not pictured is Whitewater senior Reid Loveless, fifth place at 106 pounds. Photo/Special.

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