Sandy Creek earns home split against East Coweta

After a 10-day break, the Sandy Creek Patriots returned to action against an elite East Coweta Indians team. Both squads entered on a hot streak, but it was the Indians that walked away with a 68-62 road victory. The Indians improved to 10-1 overall and finished undefeated on their tour against Fayette County teams. East […]

Bama Boys: Coaches share bond deeper than basketball

Eighteen years ago, Starr’s Mill head coach Charlemagne Gibbons was just looking for a helping hand. After an impressive basketball career as player, Gibbons was searching for an opportunity to stay connected to the game he loved. Then, he received a phone call. On the other line, was a good friend that wanted Gibbons to […]

Sandy Creek escapes with sweep against Starr’s Mill

Julian Alexander’s eyes lit up when he drilled his first 3-pointer of the night. As he turned to the crowd, the Sandy Creek senior guard gave a quick smile that signaled he knew this could be a special night. Thirty-two minutes later, the smile was still there. This time, it came with the sweet joy […]

Sandy Creek builds playoff momentum in 45-0 win over Central

The long journey back to the state playoffs is complete for the Sandy Creek Patriots. After sitting out last season, the Patriots officially secured a playoff berth with a 45-0 victory over the Central Lions on Friday night. Sandy Creek finished the season 7-3 and will represent Region 5-AAAA as the third seed in the […]