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Local teams in state quarterfinals

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here Three local teams have reached the Elite 8 in the GHSA state basketball playoffs. Two boys’ teams take the court Wednesday in an attempt to reach the semifinals. Sandy Creek will play its third straight home game in the playoffs, facing Burke ... More

Big wins for pickleball club

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here The Fayette County Pickleball Club is growing by leaps and bounds, and it appears that its membership contains some dedicated and serious players. A total of 28 medals were won by its members at two different tournaments in mid-February. Here are the ... More

Pantherettes win at state

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here The Starr’s Mill Pantherettes began conditioning June 1 alongside the football and cross country teams. They perform at most home football games while working to perfect their competition routines in Jazz and Pom. They perform competition routines ... More

Oak Grove run is Mar. 3

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here The 14th annual Run for the Gold 5K race and 1-mile fun run are scheduled for Saturday, Mar. 3, at Oak Grove Elementary School, 101 Crosstown Road in Peachtree City. The 5K race begins at 8 a.m. and the 1-mile fun run starts at 8:05. Warmup begins at ... More

Just Color Fun Run is Mar. 17

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here J.C. Booth Middle School is hosting its annual Just Color Fun Run Saturday, Mar. 17, at 9:30 a.m. at Heritage Christian Church, 2130 Redwine Road in Fayetteville. Registered runners will receive a race T-shirt that becomes a work of art after passing ... More

Chiefettes win another title

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here For the ninth consecutive year, the McIntosh High School Chiefettes have taken the state title in small varsity pom after competing in the championships in Peachtree City under the direction of head coach Carmen Yarbrough, assistant coach Adrienne ... More

State hoops action begins

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here Local fans wanting to see games in the GHSA state basketball tournament have a myriad of options in Fayette this weekend. Six teams finished either first or second in their respective regions and earned the right to host their first-round matchup. ... More

Staying on track

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here Former Whitewater track standout Lionel Jones III is running for Georgia Tech, continuing his success in the 4×400-meter relay for which he was part of a state championship team three years ago. Recently the Yellow Jackets competed in the Charlie ... More

State title, perfect season

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here Ian Darling went to the mat 32 times this season, and 32 times his arm was raised in victory. The Starr’s Mill wrestler capped off his year by winning the AAAAA state championship in the 170-pound division, and was a big reason the Panthers ... More

Mills makes college choice

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here Oglethorpe University in Atlanta has signed Zach Mills of Whitewater as part of its recruiting class of 2018. While playing varsity for WHS, Zach was known for his power hitting, reliable defensive skills at first base and his finesse on the mound ... More