In an early season battle for first place in Region 8-AAAAA, the AAAAA No. 5 ranked Eastside Lady Eagles (5-2-1, 1-1-0 8-AAAAA) and the Greenbrier Lady Wolfpack (4-1-1, 2-0-0 8-AAAAA) faced off at Sharp Stadium Tuesday evening.
Heritage’s boys track and field team won the title over the weekend at the Heritage Early Bird Invitational, and the girls team took fourth.
Heritage grad Faith Hager, a freshman at Gordon State College, was named the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association Pitcher of the Week on Monday.
Rockdale County’s Elijah Jefferson is one of the semifinalists for the Georgia High School Association Boys Slam Dunk Contest.
On a cold, damp Friday night at The Grove, the Eastside Lady Eagles (5-1-1) won a hard fought Region 8-AAAAA opening match 2-0 over the Walnut Grove Lady Warriors (3-3-0).
The Eastside Lady Eagles, still ranked No. 5 in AAAAA after a tough week that saw a tie against AAAA No. 2 North Oconee and a loss to Woodward Academy because they could not finish on numerous scoring opportunities, returned to the Homer Sharp pitch Tuesday night with a vengeance against the…
STATESBORO — Heritage’s boys basketball team showed it is much more talented than the No. 3 seed it took into the Class AAAAAA state playoffs on Tuesday night.
Though the McDonald’s All-American Basketball Games have been called off for the second straight year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, local basketball was represented on the prestigious showcase’s list of nominees.
Friday night at Sharp Stadium, the Eastside Lady Eagles failed to score a goal even though they created multiple opportunities. The result was a 4-0 loss to the Woodward Academy Lady War Eagles (2-0-1). The defeat was the Lady Eagles' first of the 2021 campaign.
A fierce rally in the 2020 Region 8-AAAAAAA Tournament finals gave Rockdale County’s girls basketball team the region title, the program’s first since 1984.
On a cold, windy Wednesday night in Bogart, the Class AAAAA fifth-ranked Eastside Eagles (3-0-1) were tied by the AAAA second-ranked North Oconee (3-0-2) 1-1 in girls soccer.
Heritage’s James White and Rockdale County’s Danielle Carnegie earned the top honors on the All-Region 3-AAAAAA Basketball Team, announced this week by the region’s coaches.
Three area football players earned all-state honors from the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association, which announced its season-ending awards Monday.
Rockdale County’s Kaleb Walley and Heritage’s Will Parker led the way among local wrestlers in Friday’s Class AAAAAA state championships in Macon.
Heritage’s R.J. Noord and James White were named to the Atlanta All-Metro High School Late Season Team, released Thursday by the Atlanta Tipoff Club.
Heritage finished third, and Rockdale County took fourth in the Region 3-AAAAAA Traditional wrestling tournament on Saturday.
The Eastside Lady Eagles soccer team (2-0-0) won their second match of the young season Friday night at Sharp Stadium 2-0 over the Union Grove Lady Wolverines (1-1-0).
Legislation blocking boys from playing in girls’ sports in Georgia and giving athletes cause to sue in court over violating that ban is up for debate in the General Assembly, sparking outrage from transgender rights advocates.
Justin Benton, one of the state’s top defensive linemen, announced Friday he plans to leave Newton and resume his high school football career at IMG Academy in Florida.
Two Newton County standouts earned spots on the recently released Georgia High School Football Daily All-State Football Team.
Newton two-way standout Nyland Green headlined the All-Region 4-AAAAAAA Football Team, which was selected by the region’s coaches.
Newton star Nyland Green made MaxPreps Georgia All-State Football Team released Wednesday by the organization. He was a first-team selection.
Like football teams across the state and across the country, Eastside had to deal with its fair share of adversity in the fall of 2020, but the Eagles came out on the other side having recorded one of their best seasons in school history.
Newton standouts Nyland Green and Darius Green made their college football futures official Wednesday, signing with Power Five schools on National Signing Day.
McDONOUGH — Eastside and Rockdale County combined for four weight-class champions over the weekend at the South Metro Invitational.
Both Heritage and Rockdale County rolled to lopsided victories in the inaugural Georgia High School Association girls flag football playoffs Wednesday.
Two Eastside softball players earned all-state honors this week from the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association.
Quarterfinal week in the state high school football playoffs usually means no school and Thanksgiving practice, offering a time to reflect on what’s behind and what’s ahead. But in typical 2020 fashion, that didn’t happen this year.
Eastside defeated New Manchester 37-7 Friday night, advancing to the quarterfinals of the Class AAAAA state football playoffs.
The Georgia High School Association held its coin toss Wednesday to determine which football teams will host the quarterfinal round if the two teams involved are equal seeds.
Eastside’s football team scored just three points in its Class AAAAA first-round playoff game, but that’s all it needed thanks to another dominant defensive showing.