The Rockdale County High School boys track and field team captured the 2014 Region 2-AAAAAA title Wednesday afternoon, besting second place Newton High for top honors in the league.
The Eastside boys and girls golf teams capped off a Newton Cup sweep Tuesday afternoon at The Oaks Course, proving they're the best in the county on the links.
Three Newton High School baseball players inked their National Letters of Intent in a ceremony in front of a hundred teammates, family and friends Wednesday morning, pledging to continue their playing careers next season on the collegiate level.
All across the nation Tuesday Major League Baseball teams honored the 67th anniversary of the day that Jackie Robinson played his first game for the Brooklyn Dodgers.
In the 1960s, Newton County baseball fans wouldn't find the best baseball being played under bright lights or inside of a huge stadium.
A baseball team named the Black Crackers may draw laughs and snickers today, but in the 1930s, the name struck fear into opposing teams throughout the southeast.
Oxford College will host a tennis tournament May 3 honoring one of the state's tennis pioneers.
Former University of Louisville and Rockdale County High School basketball standout Kevin Ware announced this past weekend that the guard will continue his playing career at Georgia State.
It took a few innings for the Newton varsity baseball team's offense to get moving Friday night on the road at Druid Hills, but the Rams clawed their way to an 8-5 victory over the Red Devils, remaining atop Region 2-AAAAAA.
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Since 2012, the Ashton Hills Golf Club has offered Newton County golfers a picture of golf perfection, captivating players with its challenging, yet artistic, design.
Capping off one of the Eastside Eagles boys basketball team's finest seasons in school history, Eastside senior guard Treyvon Francis was named an all-state basketball selection last month by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
The Newton Rams and Eastside Eagles varsity baseball teams hit the road Tuesday night in region action.
The Alcovy Tigers boys' track and field team took home first place honors Saturday at the 2014 Bonnie Maddox Invitational Relay, breezing through the boys' field with 140 total points.
The Rockdale County varsity wrestling team might have finished on top in the area last Saturday, but Alcovy and Newton will still be well-represented today at the Class AAAAAA East Sectional at Lowndes High School.
The Newton girls varsity basketball team might not have been perfect Wednesday night on the road against Rockdale County, but its unblemished region record stayed intact, as the Lady Rams defeated the Lady Bulldogs 57-37 to move to 10-0 in Region 2-AAAAAA.
The Rockdale County varsity basketball team began the season with a young squad, but now, those players are getting just a little bit older and a little bit wiser.
Eastside senior track and field standout Nylah Chavis made her pledge to Georgia State University Wednesday on National Signing Day.
Alcovy football standouts Okon Godwin, Curtiss Benton and Robert Bullard made their collegiate pledges Wednesday afternoon, signing their National Letters of Intent in a ceremony held in front of friends, families and coaches.
It wasn't the prettiest of wins, but the Rockdale County varsity basketball doesn't get credit for presentation.
In a scene echoing Super Bowl Super Bowl XLVII between San Francisco and Baltimore, a blackout took center stage Tuesday night during the fourth quarter of the Rockdale County Bulldogs and Alcovy Tigers' region tilt at Cleveland Stroud Gymnasium.
Eastside guard Deshantra Kelly led the Lady Eagles with 13 points this past weekend against rival Alcovy, earning the Eastside Player of the Week honor.
Newton County welcomed Atlanta Brave Evan Gattis to City Pond Park Saturday morning, as the first-year Brave and former University of Georgia standout Kyle Farmer presented the Game Time Evan Gattis MVP Baseball Camp.
After scoring a game-high 28 points against Morrow, Alcovy guard Cameron Banks has been named the Alcovy Athlete of the Week.
When snow days hit the South, many students wake up ready to hit the fresh powder and revel in the "mythical" snow day that rears its head maybe once every four years.
After leading the Lady Rams with 17 points Saturday against Cedar Shoals, Newton forward Sonia Forney has been named the Newton Athlete of the Week.
One of the most sacred streaks, in my own little sports universe, continued Sunday night.
Eastside and Alcovy renew their rivalry for the second time this season on Saturday beginning at 5 p.m.
Due to inclement weather, Friday night's Newton vs. Rockdale County basketball game has been postponed.