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Local coach honored by Hawks, NBA

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here Dwynell Mitchell has been named 2018 Jr. NBA Coach of the Year for the Atlanta market and is in contention for the national Jr. NBA Coach of the Year honor. He was recognized in pre-game ceremonies March 11 before the Atlanta Hawks game against the Chicago Bulls at ... More

Spring Hill run set for April 27

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here The Spring Hill Elementary Sun Run, billed as “the toughest 5K in Fayette County” and organized in memoriam of John Munford and Bridget Lambert, is scheduled for Friday, April 27, with a kids’ fun run at 6:30 p.m. and the 5K race at 7 p.m. Registration for ... More

Eagle Run is March 24

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here Inman Elementary will host its Annual Eagle Run Saturday, March 24. The 5K XC Trail Run starts at 8:30 a.m. with the 1 Mile Fun Run starting at 8:40. It is part of the Elementary Grand Prix Race Series created by the Peachtree City Rotary and PTC Running Clubs. R... More

Records set in pool

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here Megan Everritt, a 2016 graduate of Whitewater High School and sophomore at Campbell University in North Carolina, just completed her second year of NCAA swimming. As a backstroke/sprint freestyle swimmer, she set two individual program records and was also the ... More

Swim team finishes eighth

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here Emma Jaczko, a McIntosh High School grad, is a member of the Brenau University swim team that placed No. 8 overall in the 2018 NAIA Swimming and Diving Championships March 1-3 in Columbus. She is a Class of 2019 student majoring in biology. Swim team finishes ... More

Patriots’ run ends in Final 4

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here The last Fayette team standing in the GHSA state basketball tournament, the Sandy Creek Patriots, closed out the 2017-2018 season with a 52-51 loss to Upson-Lee Friday in the AAAA boys semifinals at Fort Valley State University. The Patriots reached the Final 4 ... More

Booth sweeps county titles

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here JC Booth Middle School’s basketball teams won their second consecutive county title Feb. 15. The girls, coached by Erin Gil, had an undefeated season, beating their rival Rising Starr Middle School 42-31 in the championship. The boys, coached by Dave Edinger, had ... More

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 County at 6 p.m. in ... 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 results from ... 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 at home ... More