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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… Continue reading Sandy Creek earns home split against East Coweta

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… Continue reading Bama Boys: Coaches share bond deeper than basketball

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… Continue reading Sandy Creek escapes with sweep against Starr’s Mill

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