The basketball teams representing Newton County were off and running over the weekend as the Newton Rams traveled to Houston, Texas, to meet Concordia Lutheran on Saturday and the Eastside Eagles hosted Arabia Mountain on Friday.
The three boys basketball teams in Rockdale County all enjoyed noteworthy 2020-2021 seasons, with Rockdale qualifying for the postseason for the first time since 2016, Heritage advancing to the second round of state and Salem posting a 20-6 record and reaching the third round of the state to…
The 2021-22 girls basketball season figures to be interesting for the Rockdale County contingent as Rockdale and Heritage look to build on their strong work from a year ago and Salem seeks an answer to the funk the team has been in for the last four years.
Newton guard Marquavious Brown committed Thursday to the Georgia Bulldogs men’s basketball program, giving head coach Tom Crean a much-needed recruiting victory within the state lines.
Heritage senior Gabriel Oliveras capped his high school cross country career with a top finish Saturday in the Class AAAAAA state meet in Carrollton.
SNELLVILLE — It wasn't pretty at times, but in the end, Brookwood made plays when it counted as the Broncos beat visiting Newton 28-6 in a Region 4-AAAAAAA football matchup on Friday.
As a Detroit native, Salem offensive lineman Kristian Phillips has for many years visualized himself in a Michigan State uniform.
Newton standout Makenzie Joseph earned second-team honors on the All-Region 4-AAAAAAA Volleyball Team, which was announced Wednesday by the league’s coaches.
COVINGTON — Explosive plays and turnovers proved to be the difference for Newton in its Region 4-AAAAAAA football opener at home against Parkview Saturday night.
POWDER SPRINGS — Newton built an early lead and rolled to a 39-21 victory over McEachern in a non-region football game on Friday at Cantrell Stadium.
When the Rockdale County football players and coaches emerged at the high school campus late Friday night, they were met with an eye-catching scene.
The Newton County School System announced the cancellation of Friday’s high school football game between Alcovy and Newton because of COVID-19 issues within the Alcovy program.
Concussions have increased in the past 20 years among athletes playing high school sports. Neural Effects scrubbed data from the National High School Sports-Related Injury Surveillance to determine which sports have the highest concussion rates.
As the COVID-19 pandemic lingers, Newton County Schools announced guidelines this week for high school football games at Sharp Stadium.
Improving the offensive line, running the football more effectively and not playing as many guys both ways have been major points of emphasis for head coach Camiel Grant and the Newton football program this offseason.
The 2021 high school football season marks a new beginning for an Eastside program that said goodbye to head coach Troy Hoff, who departed for Woodstock High School during the offseason.
A high school football player at Southwest-Macon died Monday night after a medical emergency at practice, the Bibb County Schools district announced Tuesday.
Former University of Georgia head football coach Mark Richt spoke at the 'Night of Champions' event on Friday in Lawrenceville.
Rylee Breese, a 2021 Heritage grad, signed in late May with the Savannah College of Art and Design women’s soccer program.
Three area high school baseball players earned honorable mention all-state honors this week from the Georgia Dugout Preview.
Atlanta Falcons 2021 Pro Bowl selection Grady Jarrett, as a part of the NFL’s celebration and support of football across all levels, presented a gift Thursday to his alma mater, Rockdale County High School.
Covington Academy held a signing celebration earlier this month for senior Andrew Jones, who will continue his basketball career with the Reinhardt University men’s program.
Heritage star James White was selected as the Class AAAAAA South Player of the Year, headlining five area basketball players on the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association All-State Team.
COLUMBUS — Caroline Culbertson led the Eastside girls golf team to a 12th-place finish in the Class AAAAA Tournament, which concluded Tuesday at Green Island Country Club.