Three-time 800-meter and one-time 400-meter state champion Devin Dixon of Eagle's Landing is co-boys runner of the year for 2015-16. (File)

Champions of Champions: Henry County 2015-16 awards

By James Butler jbutler@thecrescentbuzz.com It was a great year for athletics in Henry County in 2015-16 as county schools produced several state champions in both team and individual competition. Here is a look who made the grade for top honors in the county for 2015-16.   GIRLS TEAM OF THE YEAR: ELCA Softball The ELCA

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Furman-bound scoring guard Jordan Lyons has wrapped-up his high school career, but not before leading McIntosh to another fantastic season as a senior (File)

Fayette County 2015-16 awards: Star-producing Starr’s Mill and McIntosh ‘chief’ among the winners

By James Butler jbutler@thecrescentbuzz.com With the school year completed, here is a look at Fayette County’s top athletic performers of 2015-16. Not surprisingly, McIntosh and Starr’s Mill are well represented.   GIRLS TEAM OF THE YEAR: McIntosh Soccer With a playoff run that culminated in the Lady Chiefs taking home the Class 5A State Championship,

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Southern Crescent Christmas Wish List: What James Butler would like to see happen in the sports world.

By James Butler jbutler@thecrescentbuzz.com With Christmas here and gifts already given, I thought this was the perfect time to write a Southern Crescent Christmas list of some of the things I would like to see happen in the next 365 days. So, the list is as follows: 1. An all Southern Crescent Class AAAA Boys

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Eagle's Landing XC standouts Betty Jackson, left, and Devin Dixon grab gold again at Thursday's Henry County meet. (Special Photo)

SCBuzz Featured Co-Athletes of the Week: Eagle’s Landing cross country duo of Betty Jackson and Devin Dixon snag county crowns again

By Gabriel Stovall gstovall@thecrescentbuzz.com McDONOUGH, Ga. — Devin Dixon and Betty Jackson outrunning the competition in Henry County cross country championship meets is nothing new. But for their coach, Eagle’s Landing High’s Claud Spinks, seeing their duplicate success never gets old. The duo repeated as individual County champs this past Thursday at Hampton’s Nash Farm course

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Three-time 800-meter and one-time 400-meter state champion Devin Dixon of Eagle's Landing is co-boys runner of the year for 2015-16. (File)

HIGH SCHOOL TRACK & FIELD: Eagle’s Landing’s Devin Dixon on championship pace, still ‘peaking’

By Gabriel Stovall gstovall@thecrescentbuzz.com McDONOUGH — Since Devin Dixon burst onto the state track scene last season and won a state title in the 800 meters, the Eagle’s Landing junior’s back has gotten heavier. That’s what happens when you accomplish things in your first year on the track that others have spent years trying to

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