The softball season has come and gone, and signings will soon pick up for some of the county's most talented softball players. Here you ...
With the playoffs on deck for Newton, likely Eastside and possibly Alcovy here's a look at what to watch for with each team as ...
Having each Newton County team win is the ideal situation, but two out of three isn't bad. Both Eastside and Newton finished Friday with ...
You need a little luck to win anything in team-oriented sports whether it's the world series, the NBA Championship, the Super Bowl or game ...
With less than a handful of region games left to play and the state playoffs on the horizon, it's that time of year coaches ...
Alcovy and Eastside both swept the competition on Wednesday evening to keep their respective championship hopes alive and move on to the second round while ...
The opening round of the state playoffs in softball begin this week. All three Newton County high schools have teams that are competing in the ...
It was a big night for Newton County's Class 2-AAAAAA football teams with wins coming from Alcovy and Newton high schools Friday evening.
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It's Thanksgiving and time to count our many blessings, SEC Banter style. Join me as we give thanks for the traditions that make the SEC the nation's finest football conference.
In just one night, Newton County's football season came to an end.
Alabama's loss to "Johnny Football" and his Texas A&M Aggies leaves the SEC with no undefeated teams and, according to the national experts, the SEC's streak of consecutive national titles will end at six.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) - State regents have approved two new student fees at Georgia Southern University to help pay for an expansion of the school's football stadium and a possible move to a new football division.
Friday night, Newton County will witness something that has happened just once before.
On Sunday, you might have noticed cheerleading as a front page sports story in The Covington News.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia lawmakers have been given thousands of dollars in tickets so they could watch football games, pro wrestling matches and monster truck races from a luxury box, state records show.
It's been a while since we toured the conference from Alabama to Vanderbilt and, with no marquee matchups teed up for Saturday, let's do just that. Here's a rundown of this week's action, SEC Banter style.
As the 2012 football season nears the end, there are a few teams fortunate enough to jockey for position and there are others just a win away from breathing more life into their season.
For those who have passed, there is many ways to carry on their memories, from stories to pictures to, now, Facebook pages.
Friday's game between Newton and Lovejoy high schools at 12 Oaks Stadium in Jonesboro played host to the Region 2-AAAAAAA championship.
The most meaningful rivalry in the Southeastern Conference's Eastern Division is meaningful again. After years of teetering on the brink of an afterthought, the fizz in the "World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party" is back as Georgia and Florida order up another round at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday in The River City.
It's time to get serious.
Here's a weekly look at Covington's former prep stars now in college:
The 2012 season was definitely not what Newton softball coach Virginia Waters had in mind before things kicked off back in August.
Looking toward a season following an above .500, playoff campaign in 2011, Waters wanted to send the Rams five seniors out in a winning way.