For sportswriters, the summer months are an interesting time.
The American Legion Post 77 baseball team won the POW/MIA Tournament in Douglasville for the fourth straight time, the second in a row by the Jack Murphy-led Rockdale team.
Eastside's Keith Buckhault drove in eight runs combined in Rockdale Post 77's first two games of the American Legion POW/MIA Tournament in Douglasville this weekend.
Demetrius McCray is officially a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars.
For Michael Wilbanks, it's all about helping kids.
Before participating in last week's NCAA National Tournament, Jameel Abdul-Mateen changed his season by getting a little more confidence in his game.
The most successful coach in Alcovy High history is moving on.
The season really never ends for the Newton boys' basketball team, which is hard at work four months after its last game.
Rockdale's American Legion baseball team continued to put up runs in dominant wins as it routed visiting Alpharetta 12-1 Sunday.
According to havefunfishing.com, Lake Oconee is full, 79-84 degrees, stained up the rivers and clear on the main lake.
The Georgia Revolution soccer team is still jockeying for position atop the Sunshine Division of the South Region after Friday's tie.
The joys of summer came to a halt recently, as a Conyers man died following a boat crash on Jackson Lake on May 21.
Mike Mills has already had a life-changing moment. Now he's seeking another.
Darrius Baker's collegiate career ended in the perfect place.
The heat of summer is here, and it's time to get into the pool.
Another high school season is almost upon us. It's a major cliché, but hey cliché's are called that for a reason, they're true: it seems like just yesterday the 2011 prep football season was kicking off. And much like 2011 and the ones that preceded it, the 2012 season will be over before we realize it. That is, seemingly, one of the basic tendencies about sports, they are just fleeting moments. When I first started ...
Peachtree Road Race T-shirts are a badge of honor, a status symbol and a hot commodity since they are given only to those who complete the 10 kilometers on Peachtree Street every July 4.
When Tony Smith isn't investigating fires as the Covington Fire Department Assistant Fire Marshall, he's on the streets with his running club.
It's been quite a year for the area's only semi-professional sports team. The Georgia Revolution, a National Premier Soccer League team out of Conyers has added some of the two-year old franchise's biggest moments, and are a step closer to reaching yet another milestone. The Revs defeated the Atlanta Silverbacks Reserves 3-1 Tuesday, the only NPSL team to beat Georgia this season, 3-1, clinching first place in the Southeast Conference East Division. The top divisional ...
The Covington Y Piranhas won the Rockdale Swim League County Meet Saturday for their second-straight title.
Sports are well known as providing exercise. But to provide exercise and relaxation is a different echelon of sport. Kayaking, which has been recently made more accessible to Newton residents, fits into that category.
Entering the 2011 season, Georgia fans salivated at the thought of what was being billed as "the dream team." Leading the highly touted recruiting class was the nation's top running back Isaiah Crowell, of Columbus. Bulldogs fans were eager for the dynamic, powerful runner to wear the red and black, awaiting every report, story, text and Twitter post about the 18-year-old athlete's decision.
This summer has been a hot one. For relief from the elements, Newton, Covington and Porterdale residents don't have to look far. The Yellow River runs through Newton County and provides both a cool and peaceful place to enjoy the summer months. The Porterdale Yak Club opened April 1 and is bringing area residents closer to the river than ever. The Yak Club provides single kayaks for $20 a day, double kayaks for $30 and ...
The Covington Miracle League Field is a step closer to becoming reality. Miracle League of Newton County Consultant Tamara Richardson announced recently that groundbreaking on the complex for special needs athletes will occur on Aug. 21 at 5:30 p.m.
A little less than a year after Eastside hired Brad Weir as baseball coach, the school is once again looking for someone to lead the Eagles on the diamond.
Looking back on his four years as a member of the Eastside football team, Quan Moton's most looming memory was an early one.
A busy summer proved to be a successful one for the Newton boys' basketball team. The Rams held three weeks of practice before competing in several exhibition games and then participated in the North Georgia Hoops League, a University of Georgia summer camp and a 3 Day Camp at Georgia College and State University. Today the Rams finish up their whirlwind winning summer. Entering the camp at UGA on June 23 Newton was 8-0 before ...
Winning 14 straight games is dominating fete in itself. But Post 77 Rockdale took things a step further on Sunday.
Sport is about winning. Sure it's 'how hard you play that counts,' 'the exercise is good for you,' 'sportsmanship is king' and 'playing on a team builds character,' but let's face it, no one signs up for a sport to see other people celebrate. The object of all team sports is to score more points than the other team. The object, therefore, is to win. While a one-point or one-touchdown game is exciting, dramatic and ...
Eastside didn't start playing girls basketball until 2003, so for Newton basketball players such as Takeita Bell, there was never a chance for a cross-town rivalry.