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.
The Newton County Recreation Commission's baseball and softball seasons are wrapping up, but it's not time to put the bats and balls away just yet.
Rockdale Post 77 began its 2013 American Legion baseball season on a strong note, defeating Douglasville 10-5 Tuesday.
Typically Newton and Eastside basketball players don't have to travel very far to play each other. But on Saturday with players returning to their old colors in the 2012 alumni basketball game, the distance to Newton's gym was a little longer than it had been back in their playing days.
Covington Y swim coach Erin Gorman returned home recently, and this time brought enough of Covington's youth with her to fill a pool. The Covington Y Piranhas traveled to Meadowbrook for a Rockdale Swim League meet on June 18 and came away with a resounding victory. The meet also marked a return for Gorman, who lives in Meadowbrook and swam for the neighborhood's team in the 1990s.
Before the Newton basketball team began its summer season, coach Rick Rasmussen said it would be like a mini season due to the amount of games the Rams would be playing.
After a 5-0 romp through the POW/MIA Tournament last weekend, Rockdale Post 77 baseball coach Jack Murphy was prepared for a flat performance from his team in Tuesday's game at Douglasville.
Rockdale Post 77 continues its dominance in the American Legion baseball League. Eastside and Newton High School's contributors to the team are also continuing their excellence, helping lead Post 77 to a 5-0 record in the POW/MIA tournament and the event's championship. Randy Loew, formerly of the Eagles, pitched a complete game during the final, giving up just two runs. Rockdale defeated Loganville 6-2 in the championship game on Sunday to win the Douglasville hosted ...
Baseball is America's favorite pastime. Unfortunately though, it's not America's present time or future time. The country's top young athletes stopped signing up for little league at an early age, didn't join up later to see if, indeed, chicks did dig the long ball and would go on to participate in more sexier, more publicized sports - mostly football and basketball. Over the last couple of years, the top American athlete drafted into Major League ...
Students are out of school and on to the fields this summer playing at the Covington Y, the Boys & Girls Club and some of the many sports camps offered in Newton County. Before you know it, they'll be back at school and look completely different having grown so quickly by the time the fun of summer 2013 rolls around. Now is the time to get out that camera and capture the skill, determination and enjoyment of Newton's active youth.
In only two meets, the Covington Y Piranhas swim team has already impressed coach Erin Gorman. The Piranhas have handedly defeated its first opponent, the Brentwood Barracudas and their second, Westchester Lake on June 11 and June 14, respectively.
Trepidation about the safety of football is on the rise with about 2,000 former professional players combining to file a head-trauma lawsuit against the NFL.
After a month's time, the Georgia Revolution are returning to Conyers. The area's highest level of soccer will be on display Saturday as the Georgia Revolution women's team hosts the Knoxville Force at 5:30 p.m., followed by the men taking on Myrtle Beach FC at 7:30 p.m. at the RYSA Soccerplex. The women are facing Knoxville for the second time this season after falling to the Lady Force 2-1 on June 2 in Tennessee. "The ...
Brandi Richards finished her softball career in decorated fashion, as she completed her senior season at the Auburn Montgomery University.
Taylor Smith just missed out on automatically qualifying for the 2012 U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship this week.
Tripp Loftin joined Rockdale Post 77 for a simple reason - just to get in some work. Loftin, who pitched for the Newton Rams during the 2012 season, took the mound as Post 77's starter in Saturday's American Legion matchup against Alpharetta, and he didn't disappoint. The left-hander pitched five shutout innings as Post 77 came away with a 5-0 win. "He looked pretty good," Post 77 coach Jack Murphy said. "He walked a few; ...
When I first decided to become a reporter, I didn't do it for the scores, the stats, to have my name in the pape--r or even the free food needed to supplement such grossly high salaries.
The Newton boys' basketball team is hosting its second annual Rams Summer Youth Basketball Mini Camp next week.