McIntosh falls to Mundy’s Mill in season opener
McIntosh running back Ryan Cate runs for tough yards against stingy Mundy's Mill defense. (Photos by Michael Clifton / www.kombatkamera.com)

McIntosh falls to Mundy’s Mill in season opener

The start of the 2018 football season didn’t go the way the McIntosh Chiefs expected.

The Chiefs began the front leg of their two-game road stretch with a 32-18 loss to the Mundy’s Mill Tigers on Friday night. The Chiefs fell to 0-1 on the season as the Tigers advanced with their first victory.

“We saw a young team that made some progress tonight,” McIntosh head coach Lee Belknap said. “But, we also saw a lot of young team mistakes. We got to correct the mistakes on offense, defense, and special teams.”

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McIntosh rides offensive outburst to 12-1 win over Fayette

McIntosh declared their pivotal baseball series against Fayette County as the start of a new season.

After dropping four of their last seven games, the Chiefs wanted to start the back nine of the schedule on a high note. With 10 games remaining, head coach David Munoz knew his team needed to make a late push into state playoff contention.

“We said tonight was the first game for our next season,” Munoz said. “We got 10 games left and the state playoffs. This is our second season and we want to play our best ball going into state. Hopefully we (more…)

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Starr’s Mill takes Battle of Bubble series against McIntosh

Starr’s Mill lefty Dawson Sweatt silenced the McIntosh bats. (Staff Photos by Christopher Dunn)

Starr’s Mill continued to showcase their dominant pitching rotation against McIntosh on Friday night.

In the rubber game of the Battle of the Bubble series, the Panthers turned to ace Dawson Sweatt to face the rival Chiefs. The Auburn commit didn’t disappoint as he threw a one-hitter en route to a 2-0 Panthers win.

“It was another great pitching performance,” Panthers head coach Brent Moseley said. “That was the best he has been all year and the first time we got him deep in the game. (more…)

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McIntosh wins 1-0 to even series with Starr’s Mill

Pitching continued to be the overarching theme in the three-game series between McIntosh and Starr’s Mill.

On Thursday night, fans were treated to another veteran pitching matchup between to experienced upperclassmen. The Chiefs sent senior Connor Koscevic to the mound to duel against Panthers senior Nathan Price.

Both pitchers didn’t disappoint as they matched each other all night. Price was sharp early as he retired 10 of the first 13 batters to face him. Koscevic was just as good as he posted a career-best performance.

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Late home run seals Starr’s Mill win over McIntosh

In the sixth inning, Starr’s Mill pitcher Hayes Heinecke was jolted by a familiar sound. As he ran towards the dugout railing, a wide smile came across his face.  Just as the crowd started to roar, he knew exactly what happened.

His teammate and good friend Mitchell Sutton crushed a 3-1 fastball over the left field wall. The home run broke the seal of a scoreless tie with McIntosh and gave Heinecke a chance to be the pitcher of record.

“Mitchell is known for his home runs,” Heinecke said. “It was really nice to get some run support and I (more…)

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