COVINGTON — Mistakes on both sides of the ball hampered Newton, but it wasn’t enough to keep them out of the win column Friday night in its season opener against cross-town foe Alcovy.
Rockdale County Public Schools superintendent Terry Oatts announced the decision to resume high school fall sports conditioning on Monday, Sept. 14.
Newton standout Justin Benton was ranked among the nation’s top 100 sophomore football players in the initial Class of 2023 rankings by 247Sports.com.
When Eastside High School’s softball players left the school Friday for a game against the Morgan County Bulldogs, they had no idea that the Newton County School System would decide to halt all extracurricular activities due to the coronavirus pandemic later that night.
The Newton County School System has halted all extracurricular activities because of the coronavirus pandemic, the system announced Friday afternoon.
The Covington-based SDG Angels finished their summer schedule with a third-place finish in the 11-team North Georgia State Championships at Rabbit Hill Park in Dacula.
Seven track and field athletes from Newton and Rockdale Counties earned All-American honors with top-eight finishes in the AAU Junior Olympics, held Aug. 5-8 in Brevard County, Fla.
Two Newton football players, Darius Green and Nyland Green, are among the 84 from Georgia on the watch list for the 2020 Sports Illustrated All-American Team.
The Newton Rams football program has called off activities for a second straight week after a second high school player tested positive for COVID-19.
Rockdale County Public Schools superintendent Terry Oatts anounced a drastic measure Friday because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
After Wednesday’s meeting with its Sports Medicine Advisory Council, the Georgia High School Association implemented a number of changes Thursday to football, cheerleading and one-act play.
The Newton Rams football program has called off activities for the week after a high school player tested positive last week for COVID-19.
Georgia joined the largely growing number of states on Monday to postpone high school football when the Georgia High School Association decided to push all contests back two weeks into September. It now appears that state championships will be played from Dec. 27-30.
The Georgia High School Association is “99 percent” certain it will schedule state championship football games Dec. 28-30, and avoid a conflict with Christmas week, according to Fox 5 Sports’ Justin Felder.
Rockdale County Public Schools, after announcing virtual-only instruction for the fall semester, has halted all athletics workouts as the district discusses the future of fall sports.
“My heart is numb, there is no other way to put it. He was my dad,” Jamichael Baldwin said.
Rockdale County head football coach Jamie Baldwin, who also served as the school’s head track and field head coach, died Saturday morning.
Abbie George, a 2018 graduate of Heritage who has spent the last two seasons playing soccer at Georgia Military College, is set to transfer to Brenau University to continue her career.
Sade Harrell, a standout on the Heritage girls basketball team, wasted little time in making her plans for college Thursday evening after receiving an offer earlier in the day.
Anastasia Griffing of Eastside was named as a Cheerleader of the Year finalist over the weekend by the Georgia Cheerleading Coaches Association.
With COVID-19 cases rising in Georgia, high school football coaches across the state are starting to wonder what the future might look like in hopes of preserving their upcoming season this fall.
Making the leap from junior varsity to varsity isn’t supposed to be an easy one. Making the leap from junior varsity to one of the top players in the country in one season — in most all cases — is next to impossible.
While the addition of a shot clock in basketball was big news from the Georgia High School Association’s Executive Committee meeting Tuesday, it also was a big day for changes in cross country and track and field.
As the successes and accolades amassed for Cameron Jones, he admitted he wasn’t sure how to respond to the blessings.
Five weeks into another promising campaign, the Eastside girls soccer team fell victim to the COVID-19 pandemic, much like all of their fellow spring sport counterparts did in mid March.
Presented with a prestigious opportunity in soccer, Jason Redmond put pen to paper in early March and listed the pros and cons of the offer.
Rockdale County senior Jheim McDonald became the second Bulldog to announce his commitment to play college basketball, electing to take his talents to Gordon State College.
While most GHSA schools around the state of Georgia are set to return to football practice next week in a limited capacity for the first time since the COVID-19 outbreak shut down sports in early March, Rockdale County schools will remain idle for the time being.
Though it didn’t end with any grand trophies or shiny rings, Rockdale girls soccer head coach Shelley Seagraves and her team had quite the championship caliber season before it was unexpectedly cut off.