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Wednesday, April 21, 2004

Sandy Creek has good showing at quad meet

Sandy Creek performs well at quad meet


Sandy Creek’s boys and girls track team took on Starr’s Mill, Alexander and Woodward Aacademy at Woodward last Wednesday. The Patriots and Lady Patriots had a number of strong finishes as they prepared for the upcoming region and state meets.

Sandy Creek Lady Patriots aiming for state playoffs


With two games left in the regular season to determine their seeding in the state playoffs, Sandy Creek’s Lady Patriots are 10-4-1 overall and 4-2 in the region. Last week saw the girls beat Douglas County 4-2 and then lost to Chapel Hill 4-2. Last night, the girls played at Alexander and tomorrow they will close out the season with their senior night against Northgate at 5:30 p.m.

Wildcats wrapping up baseball season

The Whitewater Wildcats JV baseball team has had a very successful season, at least in the eyes of their head coach, Frank Dixon, a first-year head coach who has a team made up of first-year high school students.

Sandy Creek girls drop region soccer match to Chapel Hill

The Sandy Creek Lady Patriots couldn’t have asked for a better afternoon to host a soccer game, but they could have asked for a better result.

Panthers wallop Tigers 15-5

When a baseball team wins a game it is often because of a full team effort. To emerge victorious, the team must have good pitching, timely hitting and a little bit of luck.

Local soccer teams wrap up regular season this week

As you read this, the 4-AAAAA boys region soccer champion has been crowned. Fayette County squared off against Starr’s Mill for the region title and a number one seeding in the upcoming state tournament last night. Visit to see the results.

Lance comes to Georgia to prepare for Tour de France

If you want to see Lance Armstrong ride his bike this week, you’ll have to either go to work late on Thursday or make a trek up to Athens on Saturday morning. The closest Armstrong and the U.S. Postal team will get to Fayette County is when the race begins stage three Thursday at 9:30 a.m. in Carrollton.

Krehbiel sets CCSU record

Clayton State sophomore Heather Krehbiel of Peachtree City set a school mark in the 3000-meter run at last Saturday’s Alabama-Huntsville/Alabama A&M Invitataional.

Local volleyballers head to nationals

The Atlanta Juniors 17’s Orange Crush volleyball team traveled to Tampa the first weekend in April to compete against 93 other 17’s teams from across the country. At the end of the three-day tournament, the gals from Atlanta were one of only two undefeated teams left standing, having beaten nine teams from states including Indiana, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Louisiana, Florida and Texas.

SCAT sends 8 to Junior Nationals

Eight members of the Southern Crescent Aquatic Team in Peachtree City recently traveled to Orlando to compete against some of the best swimmers in the nation.

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