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Starr’s Mill outlasts Fayette County 57-38

There was a sense of urgency surrounding the Starr’s Mill boys basketball team on Tuesday night. The Panthers needed a victory over Fayette County to get back into the thick of the Region 3 AAAAA standings, and they delivered with a dominant 57-38 home victory over the Tigers. Senior forward Drew Hudson led the way… Continue reading Starr’s Mill outlasts Fayette County 57-38

Lady Tigers slide past Starr’s Mill 57-50 in overtime thriller

Fayette County High School girls’ basketball coach John Strickland paced around his players for a couple of seconds prior to entering the huddle during a second quarter timeout. Down 19-5 to Starr’s Mill and on the wrong end of a 11-0 run, the Lady Tigers looked lost and out of sync. Nothing seemed to work… Continue reading Lady Tigers slide past Starr’s Mill 57-50 in overtime thriller

McIntosh, Fayette split rivalry

McIntosh boys rebound from tough week with win at Fayette There wasn’t any talk about strategy or an offensive game plan inside of the McIntosh locker room prior to Saturday’s game against Fayette County. Instead of game prep, McIntosh head coach Jason Eisele fired up his team with one simple message. “Let’s go out there… Continue reading McIntosh, Fayette split rivalry

Lake Peachtree Spillway project on schedule

Peachtree City Mayor Vanessa Fleisch kicked off the new year in style with the announcement that City Council meetings will start at 6:30 p.m. starting in February, but it was a staff update that provided a snapshot into the future of one of the city’s biggest projects. In their regular update, staff confirmed that the… Continue reading Lake Peachtree Spillway project on schedule

Tomahawk Take: MHS alum Seiler looks back on college career

Florida redshirt-senior midfielder Gabby Seiler - 2017 Florida Gators soccer - Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, FL / UAA Communications photo by Tim Casey

It’s safe to say that there are not a lot of programs that produce like the McIntosh girls soccer program. The celebratory sounds of 10 state championships still rain down from the rafters as people still talk about their rivalries with Starr’s Mill and Whitewater. The back-to-back run during the 2011-2012 seasons also comes up… Continue reading Tomahawk Take: MHS alum Seiler looks back on college career

Tyrone impacted by string of robberies at local businesses

Tyrone residents are on high alert following a string of robberies in the area. The latest burglary happened at approximately 8 a.m. Monday morning at the O’Reilly’s Auto Parts on 992 Tyrone Road. According to the Tyrone Police Department, via their Facebook page, the suspect in question entered through an unlocked back door of the… Continue reading Tyrone impacted by string of robberies at local businesses

Sandy Creek defensive end Nick Fulwider commits to Arkansas

Sandy Creek three-star defensive end Nick Fulwider is heading west to continue his football journey. The senior signed with the University of Arkansas on Friday after deciding to de-commit from the University of North Carolina in early December. He became the eighth recruit in Arkansas’ 2017 recruiting class and the second Patriot to sign during… Continue reading Sandy Creek defensive end Nick Fulwider commits to Arkansas

Sandy Creek plunders Riverdale Raiders in non-region sweep

by Jaylon Thompson If there were any questions on how new Sandy Creek head coach Jon-Michael Nickerson would lead the immensely talented boys basketball team, the questions were answered in a resounding way on Friday night. Sandy Creek outpaced Riverdale, 78-56, and displayed new attitude that reflected a focus on effort and detail. Nickerson directed… Continue reading Sandy Creek plunders Riverdale Raiders in non-region sweep