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Fritts receives coaching award

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here Coach Pete Fritts. Photo/Submitted. Former Peachtree City resident and Woodward Academy head coach of girl’s golf Peter J. Fritts has been selected as the National Federation of High School State Associations (NFHSSA) 2018 Coach of the Year for ... More

Local kicker headed to Big 10

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here Michael Lantz, ranked among the top 15 high school kickers in the country this season, is headed to the Big 10. The Starr’s Mill senior committed to the University of Minnesota and will attend on a full scholarship. He was also recruited by Oklahoma ... More

Chiefs coach wins national award

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here Coach Jason Newton received the NFHS Coaches Association 2017-18 Coach of the Year award for boys cross-country. NFHS is the National Federation of State High School Associations. Newton is a teacher at Peachtree City Elementary School, and he coaches ... More

Whitewater earns sportsmanship honor

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here Stellar sportsmanship demonstrated by students, coaches, parents and spectators at all competition events is why Whitewater High is among the 56 Georgia High School Association (GHSA) member high schools receiving the 2017-2018 Cooperative Spirit Award. ... More

Johnson named Georgia Heisman finalist

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here A track and field star at Whitewater High sprinted all the way to the state finals in the 2018 Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship Competition. Morgan Johnson, a senior, was first selected by the Heisman award committee as Whitewater High’s ... More

Gilmore nominated for national award

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here Elijah Gilmore of Wingate University, a Sandy Creek High graduate, is one of this year’s nominees for the Mayo Clinic Comeback Player of the Year Award, which recognizes “inspiring student-athletes from all levels of college football who have overcome ... More

Dugger helps team advance in playoffs

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here Lenoir-Rhyne junior Kyle Dugger, a graduate of Whitewater High, was named first team All-South Atlantic Conference as both a defensive back and return specialist, setting a school record this season by returning two punts for touchdowns in the same ... More

Eubanks signs with Rollins

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here The Rollins College women’s golf team signed Liza Eubanks to a National Letter of Intent for the 2019-2020 school year on the first day of the NCAA’s early signing period, Nov. 14. Eubanks is a senior and honor student at Starr’s Mill High School and ... More

Softball season concluded

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here CrossPointe Christian Academy’s varsity girls softball program just completed the season with a 4-4 region record and a 4-6 overall record, a solid performance for CrossPointe’s first foray into fall varsity softball. The Lady Cavs, coached by Dewey ... More

Northgate is top cheer squad

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here Northgate took home the AAAAAA state cheerleading championship Saturday at the Columbus Civic Center. The squad won with 108.5 points, just ahead of Creekview (106.5), Houston County (106.17) and Cambridge (105). Starr’s Mill finished third in AAAAA with ... More