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.
Things are not only changing, but also diversifying at The Oaks Golf Course.
The Covington Academy basketball team won the CYBA Championship, defeating Peachtree Academy recently.
To area high school basketball fans, the annual Newton County vs. Rockdale County Senior All-Star Basketball games, 3-point shootout and slam dunk contest are great ways to see the top talent they have rooted for over the last four years.
I'll get straight to the point: put simply, the Masters Tournament is the greatest event in all of sport. No other competition in the world features such timeless traditions, high drama, and majestic scenery as the Masters.
For those looking to enjoy the weather and contribute to a good cause can look toward the 4th Annual Ty Reed Memorial Golf Classic.
Newton kept its playoff hopes alive with a win over the favored East Coweta Indians 8-6 Tuesday night. The Rams let a 4-2 lead slip away to trail 5-4, before going up for good in the bottom of the fourth. Even so, the outcome was uncertain until Newton's starter, Sherman Graves struck out the final Indian hitter with the tying runs on base in the seventh inning.
The two teams weren't even, but thanks to Rockdale's David Jelks, the series of games now is. The top senior basketball players from Newton and Rockdale shared the court at Alcovy Wednesday in the third edition of the Rockdale County vs. Newton County Senior All-Star game for a 3-point contest, slam dunk contest and a game. Rockdale, which had just six players, defeated Newton 118-107 behind a game-high 27 points from MVP David Jelks.
Erin Steele was one of the top hitters on Eastside's softball team throughout her high school career and now will have the chance to do the same in college. Steele signed a letter of intent to attend and play softball at Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus on Wednesday.
The iconic Pat Summitt is stepping aside, a moment fans of the Tennessee Lady Vols and women's basketball have been dreading since August.
The 2012 baseball season is nearing its completion with the regular season ending just next week before playoffs begin.
Spring came early this year but not soon enough for the avid angler in Georgia. As the air temperature warms from the sun's rays, and the water temperatures follow suit, the anxiety almost paralyzes local fisherman (and women) until finally their "cabin fever" is broken. Soon thereafter, the stories of the one that got away or you-should-have-been-here-yesterday cliches begin to fill the air within the subculture of tournament bass fishing. Fishing has become an $80 ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Brian McCann liked the way he was hitting the ball. He just didn't have much to show for it.
The Oxford College Athletic Department will be hosting its Annual Athletics Golf Classic fundraiser on April 13 at the Oaks Course in Covington with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Proceeds from the event will go directly to the Athletic Department to benefit Oxford's long term growth and development goals. Some of those needs include equipment, field maintenance, and travel expenses.
Alcovy exploded in the third inning, picking up its second-straight rout Wednesday. The Tigers defeated Dutchtown 12-0 just one day after beating Woodland, Henry 12-2, also in five innings.
Antonius Sims had one chance, and boy did he deliver. The junior was called off the bench in the bottom of the sixth inning with the bases loaded and his team, Eastside, trailing 4-3.
The Covington News is looking to expand its coverage of the area's outdoor sports and its sportsmen. The News will dedicate this space to stories, calendar items and photos of fishing, hunting and other outdoor sports. With the weather warming up more people are headed toward the lakes and streams near Covington.
During spring break, Alcovy's bats were anything but on vacation. The Alcovy baseball team saw its offense explode Monday in a 13-3 five-inning win over Woodland, Henry.
In the 1989 classic film, "Field of Dreams," one of the old baseball players gazes out on that magical baseball diamond in the middle of corn fields and asks, "Is this heaven?" Kevin Costner replies simply, "It's Iowa."
Adam Cook had to give up something to get something. Wednesday the move paid off as the Eastside senior signed a letter of intent to run track at Georgia Tech.