Eastside senior baseball player Hanks Steele made his pledge to Middle Georgia State College Tuesday afternoon, signing his National Letter of Intent with the Knights' program in front of coaches, family and friends.
In a duel between pitchers Tuesday night, the Alcovy varsity baseball team walked away with a region win over Rockdale County, edging the Bulldogs 1-0 on the road.
Player safety has moved to the forefront of football discussions at all levels, with head and brain safety the key issue.
A muddy, sloppy night for the Newton soccer program ended in a Friday night split at home in non-region action, as the Lady Rams picked up a win over visiting MLK High School before the boys fell in the nightcap.
The Salem Seminoles varsity baseball team didn't put together much offense Wednesday night on the road against Alcovy, but the Seminoles got enough in the opening inning to pick up a 4-2 non-region victory.
The Eastside Eagles boys soccer team dropped its first match of the season on the road Monday night, falling 3-1 to Rockdale County in non-region action.
The Newton boys and girls tennis teams dropped a pair of sweeps Tuesday night to region rival Rockdale County in Region 2-AAAAAA action.
The Alcovy Tigers boys and girls varsity soccer teams opened up region play with a bang Friday night, sweeping Morrow on the road in their region openers.
The Newton Rams made history Friday night, knocking their first home run out of the park at Ram Field, but history wasn't enough to defeat the Columbia Eagles, as Newton fell 12-9 in non-region play.
Alcovy soccer player Alex Jordan will join the West Georgia Wolves' program next season, the senior announced in front of teammates, coaches, friends and family Thursday at Alcovy High School.
For the 1965 R.L. Cousins basketball team, its play on the court didn't begin as a symbol or a beacon of hope for future generations.
The Alcovy boys tennis programed dropped a 4-1 decision Thursday night at home to visiting Ola, staving off the Mustangs' sweep with a victory in No. 1 doubles.
After an even first half against its rivals, the Alcovy girls soccer team turned up the intensity Tuesday night at Homer Sharp Stadium, scoring a pair of second-half goals to outlast Eastside 3-1.
It was a banner night for the Eastside boys soccer team's offense Tuesday night at Homer Sharp Stadium, as the Eagles lit up the Alcovy Tigers 7-0 in non-region action.
Four Newton County wrestlers earned top-5 finishes this weekend at the Georgia High School Association Class AAAAAA and Class AAAA traditional state duals, with Newton's A.J. Palomino taking home the county's top prize with a second-place finish in the Class AAAAAA event.
The Eastside Eagles boys varsity basketball team captured its fifth victory of the season Tuesday night on the road, defeating the Walnut Grove Warriors 61-51 in region play.
For the second year in a row, and the third time in four tries, the Alcovy varsity wrestling team left the mat Tuesday night as the winner of the Newton Cup.
The Rockdale County Bulldogs edged Eastside 454-240, defeating the Eagles handedly Dec. 5 at Johnson Park.
Now football fans, the season we have been waiting for is finally here - bowl season.
Former Alcovy standout and current Duke Blue Devil DeVon Edwards will continue his 2013 football season on New Year's Eve.
Six of Newton County's top athletes will continue their football careers on the gridiron next week as part of the 2013 D.L. Scott Coalition Bowl Senior All-Star Game.
In an empty gym at Memorial Middle School Thursday morning, a familiar face was shooting baskets as students hurried to lunch.
The Eastside girls varsity basketball team picked up its fifth win of the season Saturday afternoon, outlasting rival Alcovy 51-46 on the road.
The Eastside basketball program picked up a pair of wins at home Friday night over Greene County, with the boys team defeating the Tigers 62-46, while the girls program outlasted Greene County 64-54.
It appears after the first round of realignment, the Eastside Eagles will feel the brunt of the shuffle for the 2014-2016 school years.
The Newton boys varsity basketball team dropped its first game of the season Tuesday night on the road, falling 55-46 to Lovejoy in region play.
The Alcovy girls varsity basketball team earned its first victory of the season Tuesday night on the road, defeating region member Druid Hills 64-54.
The Eastside Eagles boys varsity basketball team picked up its third win of the season Tuesday night, defeating Henry County 68-45 in its home opener.
After beginning the season with a quick 3-0 start, the Lady Eagles varsity basketball team took a step back Tuesday night in its home opener, falling to Henry County 61-50 in non-region action.
The following is an update on former Newton County high school players and their on-the-field performances during the 2013 season: