]> The Citizen Online - Sports http://archive.thecitizen.com/taxonomy/term/7/0 en Three local teams make state basketball tournament http://archive.thecitizen.com/node/42186 <p>The final day of the region 5-AAAA tournament was a good day for McIntosh and not so good for Fayette County’s boys and girls.</p> Sports Mon, 22 Feb 2010 10:23:50 -0500 Patriots top Tucker, move on in football playoffs http://archive.thecitizen.com/node/40692 <p>Sandy Creek’s football team advanced to the state quarterfinals for the first time in school history with a 17-14 win over the defending state champion Tucker Tigers. Click <a ></p> News Sports Fri, 20 Nov 2009 22:40:54 -0500 Patriots move on to second round, Panthers fall http://archive.thecitizen.com/node/40572 <p>Sandy Creek has moved on to the second round of the state playoffs with a 37-19 win over Loganville, while Starr’s Mill lost a heartbreaker to Apalachee, 27-24 in double overtime. In other games, Newnan beat Valdosta 28-9, Lowndes defeated East Coweta 52-14 and Commerce beat Landmark Christian 29-19.</p> Sports Fri, 13 Nov 2009 23:22:18 -0500 Patriots win second straight region title, Panthers also playoff bound http://archive.thecitizen.com/node/40440 <p>Sandy Creek won their second straight region title with a 21-9 win over Banneker. Starr’s Mill will return to the state playoffs as the third seed from the region after a win over Villa Rica.</p> News Sports Fri, 06 Nov 2009 22:37:08 -0500 Whitewater volleyball wins AAAA title http://archive.thecitizen.com/node/40316 <p>Marist may have knocked several Whitewater teams out of contention for state titles in the past (soccer, baseball, softball) but the Lady Wildcat volleyball team came out strong and outlasted Marist the in the second and third games in their best of five series to capture the AAAA state title on Saturday afternoon.</p> News Sports Sun, 01 Nov 2009 15:05:32 -0500 Big wins for Sandy Creek, Starr's Mill and Whitewater http://archive.thecitizen.com/node/40310 <p>In the final week of the regular season, a week before teams from the two sub-regions meet, the games were not close. Whitewater beat McIntosh 45-10, Starr’s Mill shutout Fayette County 34-0 and Sandy Creek deafeated Northgate 37-3.</p> News Sports Fri, 30 Oct 2009 22:45:12 -0400 Patriots top Panthers, Wildcats and Chiefs notch first region wins http://archive.thecitizen.com/node/40130 <p>Sandy Creek got two touchdowns from Rajion Neal in their 31-13 win over Starr's Mil at Panther Stadium. Devon Hughes and Jarrett Davis each had touchdown catches for Sandy Creek and Zach Lopez added a field goal. Justin Smith and Zach Laskey both scored for the Panthers.</p> News Sports Fri, 23 Oct 2009 22:35:43 -0400 Patriots and Panthers pick up region wins http://archive.thecitizen.com/node/39879 <p>Patriots and Panthers win, Tigers lose</p> <p>Sandy Creek continued their dominant play. The Patriots improved to 5-1 (2-0 region) with a 48-9 win over the McIntosh Chiefs (3-3, 0-2 region). Rajion Neal scored three first half touchdowns and didn’t play in the second half. More details on this game to come.</p> Sports Fri, 09 Oct 2009 22:45:21 -0400 Region wins for Patriots, Tigers, Panthers and War Eagles http://archive.thecitizen.com/node/39744 <p>As sub-region play started for region 5-A AAAA, the county teams wanted to win and set the pace to make a run for a state playoff bid. The mission was accomplished for several teams.</p> Sports Fri, 02 Oct 2009 22:56:42 -0400 Big rivalries in region 5-AAAA as region play begins http://archive.thecitizen.com/node/39602 <p>The local teams of region 5-AAAA all had last week off. Good thing to because the region schedule starts this Friday and the games are huge.</p> Sports Mon, 28 Sep 2009 09:25:05 -0400 Whitewater moves to 2-0, other locals go to 1-1 in week 2 of football http://archive.thecitizen.com/node/39174 <p>Only one of the Fayette County schools eligible to improve to 2-0 this week accomplished their goal, while a few others put their first wins of the season on the board.</p> Sports Tue, 08 Sep 2009 09:40:38 -0400 Do you want a happy life? http://archive.thecitizen.com/node/38201 <p>This is one of my favorite little stories. It’s well worth telling again.</p> <p>Two friends were walking through the desert. During some point in the journey they had an argument and one friend slapped the other one in the face. The one who got slapped was hurt, much more in his heart than on the skin of his face, but without saying anything he wrote in the sand, “Today my friend slapped me in the face.”</p> Columnists Sports Tue, 21 Jul 2009 16:04:09 -0400 Starr's Mill falls 12-8 in baseball final http://archive.thecitizen.com/node/37125 <p><div class="image"> <a href="node/37129"><img src="http://archive.thecitizen.com/files/images3/DSC_9211.jpg" width="370" height="165" alt="Starr&#039;s Mill 09 title game_shortstop dive" /></a> <span class="caption"></span> </div></p> <p>3:15<br /> David Norman got hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the top of the seventh and Kevin Koziol drove in two more with a single, but it wasn't enough to overcome the Vikings.</p> Sports Mon, 01 Jun 2009 13:20:46 -0400 Our Lady of Mercy sweeps Class A cross country meet http://archive.thecitizen.com/node/33118 <p>The Our Lady of Mercy boys won their third straight state cross country title in Class A on Saturday, while the Our Lady of Mercy girls cross country team picked up their first.</p> Sports Sat, 08 Nov 2008 15:57:05 -0500 Whitewater makes playoffs, avenges early loss to Mays with 35-7 win http://archive.thecitizen.com/node/33114 <p>Whitewater secured a playoff spot Friday night in a manhandling of the Mays Raiders 35-7.</p> <p>The Wildcats controlled the ball in the driving rain, eating 10 minutes off the clock before scoring on their first drive. Josh Clemons punched his way in from the 1 to go up 7-0. But it wouldn't be until the second quarter when Whitewater began to pour it on.</p> Sports Fri, 07 Nov 2008 22:43:22 -0500