The entire sports world waited for a week to hear those magic words from the best basketball player in the world, and on Friday those words were uttered and the vast majority of NBA fans were satisfied. LeBron James told the world in a handwritten letter to Sports Illustrated that he was returning home to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
On Saturday, the Social Circle American Legion Women's Auxiliary (Unit 332) hosted its first ever 5K run/walk event, and the outcome of the series of events could only be thought of as unpredictable.
On Sunday the Covington Post 32 A's defeated the Rockdale Post 77 in American Legion play in a 12-2 win by overwhelming Rockdale with several hits and forcing them into four errors.
In the world of sports there are always special superstars who come around once every generation who dazzle fans around the globe with their ability to dominate their sport. In the '80s there was Joe Montana, Magic Jonson and Larry Bird. In the '90s there was Barry Bonds, Ken Griffey Jr. and Michael Jordan. And in today's generation there is current NBA superstar, Lebron James.
On June 28, the Women's Auxiliary of the American Legion unit in Social Circle will be sponsoring a 5k walk/run and a one mile fun run.
On Wednesday the San Francisco 49ers decided to place star quarterback Colin Kaepernick in the elite club by paying him an elite contract extension of six years worth up to $126 million with $61 million guaranteed, which now makes him one of the highest paid players in the NFL and netting him the most guaranteed money in NFL history.
Dezmon Billingslea just got done moving his tassel over after being pronounced officially an alumni of Newton High School. Now the All-Region 2-AAAAAA linebacker is set to move on at Kennesaw State University, but first he had some parting words for his former Rams teammates.
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The Eastside Eagles soccer team rebounded from a Friday night loss with a 4-0 shutout victory over rival Newton Saturday afternoon at Sharp Stadium.
The Newton Rams varsity baseball team continued its early season trek thought the opening half of the season, welcoming Stephenson to their friendly confines Wednesday afternoon.
The Newton Rams varsity baseball team hosted Lithonia Saturday in the program's "Grand Opening Day" baseball game, defeating the Bulldogs 4-2 in a game that was powered by the dominant pitching of starter Daniel Croom.
The Newton Lady Rams soccer team hosted the Lady Luella Lions in region play Friday night, suffering a 5-0 defeat to the Lady Lions.
The Eastside Eagles varsity basketball team surpassed a milestone many teams never have the chance to see – the century mark – defeating rival Alcovy 101-23 Saturday night in non-region action.
The Alcovy Lady Tigers traveled to Eastside Saturday night, defeating the Lady Eagles 62-53 in a comeback effort in non-region action.
The Lady Eagles varsity basketball team never trailed Saturday in its non-region contest against North Oconee, defeatinging the visiting Lady Titans 42-33.
The Eastside Eagles boys varsity basketball team hosted North Oconee Saturday in non-region action, routing the Titans 62-43 while never trailing in the game.
The Eastside Eagles boys basketball team kept its regular season region championship hopes alive Friday night, defeating visiting Johnson 62-57.
It was a blowout from the opening tip Tuesday night at Newton as the Lady Rams defeated the Lady Red Devils from Druid Hills, 51-19.
The Eastside Eagles varsity basketball team traveled to Newton Saturday and evened the season series with the Rams with a 58-49 road victory.
Former Newton High football standout Demetrius McCray's rookie season as a professional football player ended Dec. 29.
The Eastside girls varsity basketball team hosted the Lady Indians of Lumpkin County Friday night, and in a surprising outcome, Lumpkin County squeaked by the Lady Eagles 49-44.
It was a blowout from the opening tip Friday night at Eastside, as the Eagles varsity basketball team defeated the Indians of Lumpkin County 69-25 in region play.
The Salem Seminoles girls varsity basketball team hosted the Lady Rams Saturday in the team's second and final matchup of the season, besting Newton 53-41 in the rivalry clash.