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.
The Yellow River is a big step closer to becoming a coveted Blue Trail. A Blue Trail not only enables those in canoes, kayak and other paddle boats to take recreational strolls on the water way, but also draws paddling events and brings an economic boost to the surrounding area. Already, the Yellow River has brought the Porterdale Yak Club to the city, drawing in those who want to paddle the river. If it receives ...
In one week, student athletes from across the country will be putting pen to paper during the fall sports' season's National Signing Day.
Professional wrestling returns to the National Guard Armory in Covington on Feb. 2, bringing with it a last chance to see one of the South's top wrestlers.
Thank you, Marnie Hornsby. To be someone whose life revolves around sports in some way, last week was brutal. On a local level, the Atlanta Falcons gave up a 17-point lead and lost one of Atlanta's most important single-game sporting events. They were just 15 minutes from a moment that would have been mentioned in the same breath as the 1996 Olympics and Hank Aaron - iconic moments. On a national level, sports continued to ...
Basketball Jordan Butts, Alcovy - Butts tallied 26 points on 9-of-12 shooting but it wasn't enough as Belhaven was edged by Auburn-Montgomery 67-66 on Saturday. Nineteen of Butts' points came in the second half, in which Belhaven was outscored 40-33 by an Auburn-Montgomery team which out-rebounded the Blazers 22-10 in the final 20 minutes. Butts had 16 points in 39 minutes during Belhaven's 65-59 loss to the University of Mobile Thursday. Stephen Croone, Newton - ...
Before Marnie Hornsby began participating with the Special Olympics, Helen Harris, of Covington, said her granddaughter was a completely different person.
The path to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame could go through a local elementary school this week.
Newton's girls' basketball team has won its last three Region 2-AAAAAA games, as the second half of league play begins today.
Charles Reynolds is trained to pull people out of buildings in emergency situations. Sunday it would have taken much more than his own National Guard unit to get him out of the Georgia Dome, where he was part of the pre-game festivities for the Falcons NFC divisional playoff matchup against the Seattle Seahawks. Reynolds, aside from being a teacher at Veterans Memorial Middle School, is also a member of the U.S. National Guard with the ...
Finally this city is awake. Atlanta has the Braves, the Hawks, the Yellow Jackets and the Bulldogs - all with winning experience. But it also has trouble getting behind those teams. If you travel to where a city's name is engraved on a championship trophy, you'll see businesses showing support with signs; you'll see buildings alight with the team's colors, newspapers will be plastered with stories and updates, citizens will be covered with the team's ...
Porterdale history began a renewal Saturday. More than a dozen members of Porterdale's government, the organization Friends of Porterdale and Garbutt Construction gathered for the groundbreaking of the Porterdale Gym reconstruction. The 74-year-old structure is being re-envisioned and repurposed into a new adaptive-use project, using the four walls as a shell for a venue inside an enclosed courtyard to be used for different venues, such as weddings, receptions, picnics, reunions and concerts. The project's $950,000 ...
Whether we like it or not, social media is a huge part of society. This seems to be especially prevalent in the world of sports. It's a good tool to spread scores, injury updates, trade rumors, etc. However, it could also be what I consider a detriment as people get into Twitter arguments in front of thousands of readers or post demeaning pictures.
Wrestling is about staying on your feet and not giving in to your opponent's advances. For Newton wrestler Tyler Head, it is now a way of life to continue this wrestling tactic and Fight Like Tyler. For all Newton students, this mantra, that now hangs on a banner in the school, is the Rams' wrestling teams new motto.
The U.S. Army All-American Bowl introduces future football heroes with present American heroes annually, and this year, a Covington resident is in the middle of it. Sergeant John Evans moved to Covington in 2005, enlisted in the Army in 2006, was on deployment to Iraq in 2008 and is currently stationed at Fort Sill in Oklahoma. Now he has been enlisted for a different sort of duty, during the yearly high school All-Star football game in San Antonio.
The 2012 sports year in Newton County saw plenty of the old mixed with plenty of the new. Two of the area's most notable sports names were recognized for stellar careers, and the county's youngest school continued to move into the state's basketball scene. Legendary Newton basketball coach Ron Bradley was inducted into the National High School Hall of Fame in May, recognize for 53 years of coaching. He coached the Newton Rams for 21 ...