In a game billed as the Battle of Atlanta, filled with physical play, the Atlanta Silverbacks got a foul call inside the box and made the ensuing penalty kick count.
For five years, the Miracle League of Newton County has been a simulcast host site for Chick-fil-A's Leadercast, not only showing the event live, but also using it as a fundraiser, receiving proceeds from ticket sales.
Every February, the eyes of football fans everywhere are tuned into college programs to see which top high school players will be a part of their teams' future successes.
Alcovy High School celebrated the signing of two student athletes Wednesday, both former Tigers' basketball players, and one a future collegiate hoopster and another a future collegiate softball player.
After two years at Newton High School, Rams' baseball coach Vincent Byams is moving on at the end of the 2012-13 school year.
For the second straight year, the Georgia Revolution will host the Atlanta Silverbacks in the second round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
Another school year is winding down, and with it another prep sports year is under wraps.
Freshmen and sophomores had plenty of influence in Newton's 2013 baseball season, which will pay dividends in 2014.
The 750-horsepower Pratt and Whitney Hornet engines turned over four propellers sending a beautiful yet chaotic melody of mechanical jazz to those encased in the belly of the flying time capsule that is the Liberty Foundation's B-17 Memphis Belle at the DeKalb-Peachtree Airport Thursday.
Alcovy baseball coach Casey Bates knew pitching would be key to his team's success in the Class AAAAAA playoffs, and the Tigers validated that claim in a two-game sweep of visiting Westlake Friday.
The targets continued to fly out of the trap just in front of each shooter, despite the sun sinking.
Alcovy boys' soccer had a bittersweet ending to its 2013 season Wednesday.
The Oaks Golf Course's new golf professional Lisa Vaught answered some questions with The Covington News about what she can bring to the course and Newton County.
The NFL Draft is an exciting time for many football fans. And I never knew why.
Alcovy baseball finished the 2013 regular season with three straight wins, and it isn't finished yet.
Drew Buckhault led an impressive Eastside offensive performance as the Eagles defeated visiting Jackson 12-2 on Wednesday.
The Newton girls' basketball team has never reached the state's elite eight, but the 2012-13 version is on the verge of doing just that.
The B-17 is one of the most iconic airplanes in U.S. military history, flying throughout every theater in World War II and continuing service until Vietnam, using the roar of its four engines, 13 .50-caliber machine guns, chin, top, ball and tail turrets and impressive bomb load to deliver 640,036 tons of explosives on European targets during the second world war.
Christian Davies of Flint Hill Elementary finished in third place for the boys' 10-11 age group and Shay Aiken of East Newton, finishing in fourth place for the 8-9 age group.
The Newton girls' basketball team moved on to the second round of the state playoffs Tuesday.
Alcovy used a mercy-ruled shortened 59-23 victory to advance past East Coweta and the first round of the state playoffs Tuesday.
The Region 2-AAAAAA championship was played like what it was – a rivalry game – with both teams putting it all on the line.
Exercise programs seem to evolve as quickly as the latest social media platform these days with everyone trying to get fitter faster.
The Covington Elks Lodge 1806 is fortunate enough to hold the county, district and state championships of the 2013 Hoop Shoot, and three Newton County elementary students are fortunate enough to compete in all three events.
The Eastside boys' relay team put up its best performance yet in Saturday's state swim meet at Georgia Tech.
For the third straight season, the Alcovy girls' basketball team finished its region season unbeaten, and was once again rewarded for its efforts.
The Eastside boys' soccer team is looking to replace one of the best in Classification AAA last season, and to do so, the Eagles don't have to look very far.
With only two seniors on the Newton girls' basketball team roster, senior night wasn't as much a chance to honor as much as it was a chance to make a statement Friday night against Druid Hills.
The gymnasium at 140 Ram Drive will never again have a Newton basketball team run up and down the hallowed hardwood in a regular season game, and it was sent out with a loss.
Quindarrious Russell, who will lead Eastside into this week's Region 8-AAAA playoffs, leads the league in scoring and almost led the league in its post-season awards Saturday.