Lawson Ingold is well regarded in his field.
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.
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.
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Kayla Jones was named to the Peach Belt Conference All-Academic Softball team from Young Harris College.
Two first-year Georgia Perimeter College coaches had successful runs in the 2013 spring season.
The targets continued to fly out of the trap just in front of each shooter, despite the sun sinking.
All three Newton County high school baseball teams have earned a berth into the 2013 state playoffs, beginning Friday.
The NFL Draft is an exciting time for many football fans. And I never knew why.
Saturday, thanks to the support of some quite amazing co-workers, I managed to make it down to Auburn in time for the final rolling of the Toomer's oaks.
The Covington Academy basketball team won the CYBA Championship, defeating Peachtree Academy recently. Members of the championship team, pictured left to right are head coach James Rowden, Caleb Nix, Dean Nadal, Jessie Miller, Tommie Peoples III, Zach Hall, Christian Whitney and assistant coach Andrew McCullough in the back row. In the front row, left to right, are Brian Lashley, Abraham Heyward, Christavian Varner-Halback, Manager Joanne Wardell, Montrez Gordon, Jordan Brown and Grant Cartwright.
After a month's time, the Georgia Revolution are returning to Conyers. The area's highest level of soccer will be on display Saturday as the Georgia Revolution women's team hosts the Knoxville Force at 5:30 p.m., followed by the men taking on Myrtle Beach FC at 7:30 p.m. at the RYSA Soccerplex. The women are facing Knoxville for the second time this season after falling to the Lady Force 2-1 on June 2 in Tennessee. "The ...
Pop Warner football players won't be taking quite as many hits from now on. The youth organization said it is limiting contact in practice to try and make the game safer for young players starting this year. It said coaches must limit contact to no more than one-third of their practice time. It is also banning full-speed, head-on blocking or tackling drills in which players line up more than 3 yards apart. The organization says ...
Tripp Loftin joined Rockdale Post 77 for a simple reason - just to get in some work. Loftin, who pitched for the Newton Rams during the 2012 season, took the mound as Post 77's starter in Saturday's American Legion matchup against Alpharetta, and he didn't disappoint. The left-hander pitched five shutout innings as Post 77 came away with a 5-0 win. "He looked pretty good," Post 77 coach Jack Murphy said. "He walked a few; ...
When I first decided to become a reporter, I didn't do it for the scores, the stats, to have my name in the pape--r or even the free food needed to supplement such grossly high salaries.
Students across Newton County have closed their lockers, put up their book bags, cease to worry about tests and no longer spend time thinking up excuses on why their homework is not finished.
American Legion Post 77 may be fielding just one team this year, but six games in, it is winning enough for two.
The Newton, Alcovy and Eastside baseball teams faced each other early in the season, giving local fans a chance right at the start of the year to see the area's best players.
Playing in the U.S. Open will have to wait a little longer for Newton's Jonathan Fricke. Fricke shot 7-over par 149 at The River Club in Suwanee Monday in the second round of qualifying for the U.S. Open held at The Olympic Club in San Francisco starting on June 11. In the two-round event, Fricke shot 75 in the first and 74 in the second to finish 29th. Fifty-three players competed for a spot in ...
Summer baseball started out with a bang this weekend as Post 77 opened up the 2012 American Legion season 4-0.
Dreams are realized all the time in athletics. Just Monday, young baseball players realized theirs by being selected in the MLB draft and earning millions of dollars in signing bonuses. Later this week, the dreams of more than a dozen hockey players will be reached when the Kings win the Stanley Cup. While high school athletes dream of reaching the pros or of earning a college scholarship, unfortunately, those dreams don't always pan out. As ...
With the 2012 MLB Amateur Draft taking place this week, it marks one year since Georgia Perimeter College standout Kenneth Straus was selected to play professional baseball.
With 2011 team MVP Zack Pirtle and two-time all area player Trent Taylor returning for their senior seasons, the Eastside boys' soccer team looked poised to reach its fourth straight state playoffs.
Newton County's biggest sporting event of the summer quickly approaches. And as time shortens between now and the opening of the Dixie Boys World Series at City Pond, Newton County Recreation Commission, the host institution, is holding a last effort to raise funds. The 2012 Dixie Boys World Series Golf Tournament will be Thursday, starting with a noon shotgun start at The Oaks Golf Club. The four-man scramble is $60 per player, with a $100 ...
The Eastside girls' soccer team began the 2012 season with three losses in its first four matches and five in its first seven, setting up a year that seemed to be anything but historic.
The biggest threat to safety in summer sports is the heat. Members of the Covington YMCA and neighborhoods throughout Rockdale County found a way to counteract that by keeping the competition in the pool. The Covington Y Piranhas are one of six teams to participate in the Rockdale Swim League, helping to keep children ages 5-18 active in a safe competitive environment. Erin Gorman started the Piranhas in 2006 and has been its coach ever ...