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.
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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.
Last Sunday, the Atlanta Falcons played their last game of a very miserable 2013 season, but this was also the last game of Tony Gonzalez's illustrious Hall of Fame career.
On Friday night, the Newton Rams varsity basketball team traveled to Eastside for its first contest against the Eagles this season, defeating its rivals 52-46.
Friday night the Alcovy Lady Tigers hosted the Lady Mustangs of Morrow and pulled out a last second 64-62 victory for their second win of the season.
Gobble! Gobble! Gobble!
The Newton Rams boys' varsity basketball team tipped-off its 2013-2014 season on the hardwood Tuesday night, prevailing 68-28 in a rout over rival Alcovy in their first game in the Rams' new gymnasium.
Senior night was one to forget Friday night for the Eastside varsity football team, as the Eagles' playoff hopes were dampened in a 30-14 loss to Stephens County at Sharp Stadium.
Freshman starting pitcher Maddie Cronic threw a no-hitter for the Newton Lady Rams on Senior Night, as the varsity softball team ended their regular season Thursday night with a 12-0 win over the Lovejoy Wildcats.
On Wednesday afternoon, the Newton Rams softball team hosted the Seminoles of Salem at Newton High, falling 4-3 in non-region action.
The Eastside Eagles defeated the Newton Rams 34-28 at Sharp Stadium on Friday in a comeback victory that lived up to the rivalry hype.