Weeks after Rick Hurst announced he was leaving his position as Eastside High School's Football coach, the school has named science teacher and Assistant Head Football Coach Troy Hoff as the new head coach.
Georgia weather isn't really known for its consistency or its beauty, at least not in the winter. Spring sports are in full swing, but the spring weather hasn't arrived just yet. Still, track, soccer and baseball athletes are playing as well as they can and as much as they can in the weather they're facing.
The Loganville Christian Academy varsity boys basketball coach, Mark Davis, reached his 200th career win over his 10 year tenure at LCA this past week. The team is currently in the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) Region 1AAA tournament and has already secured a spot in the GISA state tournament that will be played next weekend at Mercer University.
The region tournaments are over and the state playoffs are beginning. Here is a definitive guide to the upcoming games for the state playoff games for the next couple of days.
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Rockdale Post 77 won its second straight American Legion baseball state championship Tuesday, doing so in a rout.
ATHENS - Aaron Murray said Thursday he's glad he has had three seasons to prepare for Georgia's tough first few games this season.
Now that we've talked about managing your game ("Manage your game effectively" in the July 7 edition of The Covington News), I would like to go into detail about making good decisions around the green.
Youth members of the Southeast Striders Track and Field Club competed at the Georgia State Games Championships at Marietta High School Monday.
Ram Pride is front and center at the brand new Newton High School. At the entrance to the new school, there is a board with a platform that lists all of the school's sports and athletics programs.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves are studying the idea of creating a new train to take fans from downtown Atlanta to Turner Field.
Cyclists biked laps around the Covington square on Saturday in hopes of being named the best cyclists in the region.
Panola Mountain State Park will host its first archery tournament at the Panola Mountain State Park Archery Range on Sept. 21. The tournament will feature competition shooting on both static and 3-D ranges, and participants will be able to compete in one or both of the competitions.
According to southernfishing.com, Lake Oconee is full, 82-89 degrees and stained from mid lake up the rivers.
The American Legion Post 77 baseball team ended the regular season putting up big offensive numbers, and continued that trend in its first state playoff game Friday, but didn't need it.
The Covington Century Ride, sponsored by the Southern Bicycle League, will be Aug. 3. Registration is available up to and on the day of the event.
An Apalachee High rising senior and member of the football team died unexpectedly Monday morning.
Being an employee on a golf course when you've never played a hole is kind of an ironic situation. Customers look aghast when you say you've never played a hole in your life, and other people always ask if you play since you're working on a GOLF course, after all.
The Newton County Little League All Stars finished pool play in the state tournament with a 2-2 record, weeks after winning the district tournament and reaching beyond where any other Newton County Recreation Commission Little League team has gone.
ATLANTA (AP) - Attention is shifting to a second site for a stadium that would be the new home for the Atlanta Falcons.