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.
After a successful first season, in which they won a share of the National Premier Soccer League's Southeastern championship, the Georgia Revolution begin another professional soccer season in Conyers today.
Jonathan Fricke is chasing a dream.
Trap and skeet enthusiasts don't have to head far for a new range as the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center Shotgun Range opened Tuesday.
New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma was suspended without pay for the entire 2012 season by the NFL, one of four players punished Wednesday for participating in the team's cash-for-hits bounty system.
The Kennesaw State Owls used two solo home runs from Kaylee Williams and a six-run sixth inning to cap a sweep over the Mercer Bears on Saturday afternoon, winning the opener, 9-1 before taking a 7-3 decision in the second game. The sweep ensured the Owls at least a share of the Atlantic Sun Conference regular season title.
With temperatures reaching toward 90 degrees this week it's a reminder of what the early part of football season is like.
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.
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.