Player safety has moved to the forefront of football discussions at all levels, with head and brain safety the key issue.
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.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Through rain and wrecks, on Daytona's longest day, this was a drought Dale Earnhardt Jr. was determined to end.
The annual Ty Reed Golf Classic is approaching.
With winter slowing down and spring warming up, Newton, Alcovy and Eastside's spring sports schedule are beginning to take shape.
Five Newton County basketball teams begin their state playoff runs this weekend, with Newton and Alcovy tipping off action tonight in the Class AAAAAA opening round.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Braves and shortstop Andrelton Simmons agreed on a $58 million, seven-year contract on Thursday, a record deal for the latest young star locked up by the NL East champions.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Finland eliminated Russia from the Olympic men's hockey tournament with a 3-1 victory Wednesday, putting a stunning end to the Russians' enormous expectations at home.
Due to last week's winter weather, the Georgia High School Association has rescheduled varsity basketball and wrestling state tournament dates.
The Georgia High School Association announced that the Georgia High School Traditional Dual Wrestling Championships scheduled for this weekend have been postponed.
Betty Jaynes, the first executive director of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association, died Monday after a brief illness, the WBCA announced. She was 68.
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Eight Newton County grapplers will continue their wrestling careers this weekend after qualifying for the Georgia High School Association Class AAAAAA State Traditional Duals Championships.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Georgia's signing class has received a much-anticipated boost with the addition of defensive end Lorenzo Carter.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Falcons have released two former longtime starters, cornerback Asante Samuel and linebacker Stephen Nicholas, from their defense.
Newton, Alcovy and Eastside's coaches and players took the spotlight of Friday Night Lights as the Georgia High School football season got under way this past weekend.
Newton's big loss aside, Thursday and Friday night's opening football games seemed to go off without a hitch in Newton County.
Here's a weekly look at Covington's former prep stars now in college:
Covington had a strong showing at The Atlanta Kids Triathlon thanks to Covington's own Jordan Beam.
The Atlanta Kids Triathlon was held on Sunday, Aug. 26 at the West Gwinnett Aquatic Center in Norcross, where Beam placed third overall out of 827 kids.
Rain, rain, go away, come again some other day.
The Oxford College of Emory University Women's Soccer team enters the 2012 season with a very challenging schedule under third year head coach Gregory Moss-Brown.
The nation's finest football conference welcomes two new schools in 2012. With the addition of Florida State and Clemson, the SEC opens its arms to two programs that might as well have been in the SEC from day one.
Many years of hard work came to fruition Tuesday night, as the Newton County Recreation Commission held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Covington Miracle League Field.
The Harlem Globetrotters and NBA Legends celebrity basketball game has added a few names to the list of players that will be appearing at Alcovy High School on Sept. 8.
Sport is great because it gives us a chance to see change happen live in front of us.
Every year there seems to be a devastating incident exclaiming the dangers of interscholastic sports to parents of student athletes.
A major perk of SEC Banter is the crystal ball that predicts the fate of Southeastern Conference teams. You'd be amazed at its accuracy. With SEC football just around the corner, let's stare into the crystal ball and learn how the teams from the SEC Western Division -- home of college football's national champions in 4 of the past 5 years -- will fare this year.
I saw my school bus dropping off back-pack clad youngsters the other day.
Major League Baseball All-Stars Buster Posey, J.D. Drew, Mike Hampton and Juan Pierre all had their first taste of the spotlight during the Dixie Boys World Series, giving baseball fans their first sights of the future of baseball when they were just 13 and 14 years old.
With school more than a week in session, that also means fall sports have arrived.