By James Butler email@example.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,
Southern Crescent hoopers have found their way on the hoopseen.com Georgia All-State basketball scene. The national prep basketball website released its by-classification all-state teams Monday night, right after an eventful and controversial weekend at the GHSA state championships in Macon. Headlining the group was a trio of McIntosh standouts named to the Class AAAAA team.
By James Butler firstname.lastname@example.org The Sandy Creek, Jonesboro, and McIntosh boys teams and the Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy girls team are the remaining Southern Crescent basketball teams in the state tournament. With two more wins each club will be playing for a state title, with Sandy Creek and Jonesboro facing each other for the Class
By James Butler email@example.com In the 10 boys basketball teams from the Southern Crescent to make the state tournament field, four classifications and five regions are represented. There’s no chance for an all-Southern Crescent Final Four in Class 4A, but it, along with our area’s Class 5A schools, leads the way with four area representatives
By James Butler firstname.lastname@example.org Movement abounds in this week’s boys rankings. Mundy’s Mill drops out thanks to its 53-41 loss to Creekside, while North Clayton and Morrow continue their ascent and Drew and Fayette County return to their position in the initial rankings. McIntosh was the only member of the top-three teams to have a
By James Butler email@example.com The top four teams in the boys rankings remain the same, but there is change at the bottom of the Top 10. Both Stockbridge and Henry County looked good in losses to Eagle’s Landing and Jonesboro respectively, but was it good enough for the Tigers to remain in the rankings
By James Butler firstname.lastname@example.org When one team in the Southern Crescent is a two-time defending state champion and has one of the top players in the country in its fold, it is not hard to assume that team would start off any ranking of the area’s boys basketball teams on top. While this is true,
By James Butler email@example.com PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. — Last season the McIntosh boys basketball team took Class AAAAA by storm. Returning its three-leading scorers from, and adding a double-double threat to, a 2013-14 state tournament team, the Indians won their first 29 games of the season before falling in its hunt for a state title
By Gabriel Stovall firstname.lastname@example.org PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. — McIntosh sharpshooter Jordan Lyons announced his final three choices last week. And in less than a week, he took to Twitter to officially end his college recruitment. The Decision pic.twitter.com/NIy7mzONri — Jordan Lyons ™ (@J_Lyons_23) September 8, 2015 Lyons helped the Chiefs to a
By Gabriel Stovall email@example.com The Georgia Sportswriters Association’s all-state basketball teams have come out, and 13 players and coaches from the four-county Southern Crescent area dotted its landscape.