Area FCA director to speak Sunday

Mark Tidwell, the current metro-Atlanta area director for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, will be speaking Sunday at White Oak First Baptist Church in Newnan at 11 a.m.


Tidwell, 48, a former standout high school athlete from Newnan, is currently battling Stage 4 cancer while still currently working with area schools through the FCA. He previously coached high school athletics for 19 years, winning eight state championships in five sports while named Georgia HIgh School Coach of the Year three times.


He has made numerous speaking engagements while continuing to battle the disease for the past four years.





More Sports

High School Football

Cougars hoping to stay away from tricks of Indians' wing-T

If Newnan wants a treat on Halloween tonight at Garland Shoemake Stadium, the Cougars are going to have to avoid getting tricked by a wing-T ... Read More


Indians look to run past Cougars for second straight year

Coaching in big rivalry games is nothing new for first-year East Coweta football coach Steve Pardue. He experienced it when he was head coac ... Read More


High School Football

Central looks to advance in playoffs in rematch

The calendar still reads October, but for Central Christian's football program, the playoffs are already here. But in order to push its seas ... Read More


Lady Indians Fall Short

Historic year comes to close

By DOUG GORMAN dgorman@newnan.com  KENNESAW—The 2014 volleyball season will go down as the best ever for East Coweta’s Lady ... Read More


High School Softball

Lady Indians anxious for return to Elite 8

This time last year, East Coweta's softball team had to buy a ticket at the gate of the South Commons Complex if they wanted to attend the E ... Read More

High School Softball

Newnan's 'royal' recovery provides boost

Newnan's softball program could be described as the Kansas City Royals of this week's GHSA Class AAAAAA Elite 8 Tournament, a team that many ... Read More