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.
Bowl season is very exciting. Host cities want excitement to lure fans in droves, teams want it to build momentum for next season, and bowl-game sponsors want it to spike sales.
History will soon be reconstructed in Porterdale. When a fire caught the Porterdale Gymnasium ablaze on Oct. 20, 2005, the walls and center of the roof started to collapse into the facility, destroying what many have come to regard as a center of community activity. In the first or second week of January, demolition crews will begin to clear the way for a new era in the historic building. After the fire, the city of ...
The Newton, Alcovy and Eastside football teams all reached the playoffs in the 2012 season, and the efforts of the players who helped to get them there will be rewarded Saturday.
The first year of Region 2-AAAAAA produced several big moments throughout the 2012 season, and the runner up to the champion of the state's highest classification.
Alcovy didn't get off to the start of 2012-13 season it would hope after losing its first three and four of its first five games.
As much as I enjoyed football season for the last four months, it took me just two weeks to decide Newton is a basketball town.
As the Rotary Lombardi Awards names college football's top down lineman or linebacker tonight, Newton County will be well represented.
ATLANTA (AP) - No. 2 Alabama beats No. 3 Georgia 32-28 for SEC crown; sets up BCS title game with Notre Dame.
The Newton Rams and Alcovy Tigers squared off in a matchup of top teams in one of the state's better regions Saturday night. While the game finished after press time, the set up was ripe with story lines. The two teams met in region play for the first time ever; Newton spent the last few years competing at the state's highest level, just missing the postseason in 2011-12; and Alcovy jumped on to the scene reaching the elite eight last year and, oh yeah, the whole area rival thing.
Game Time and Lynda Reagan of Step In Time Therapy host a Parents Night Out/Play time for kids with special needs and their siblings on Nov. 9, at Game Time. Volunteers from Step In Time Therapy: Rachel, Mack and Noah Harris; Carla Duncan; Courtney and Lynda Reagan; Tischia Boring, Tyson Rowe, Stephanie and Bryan Davis.
You read that headline correctly. Saturday's SEC Championship Game between No. 2 Alabama (11-1, 7-1) and No. 3 Georgia (11-1, 7-1) has been dubbed a "play-in" for the right to face media darling Notre Dame in the BCS national championship. Nonsense. Call me biased (did the SEC Banter tagline give it away?), but the national championship kicks off Saturday at 4 p.m. in the Georgia Dome. As champions of the nation's finest football conference, the ...
The 2012-13 basketball season may be just under way, but it heats up in Newton County this weekend. Newton, Alcovy and Eastside are still trying to find their way in the new season with one game played for Eastside and three apiece for Alcovy and Newton and will have a chance to really test themselves starting Friday.
ATLANTA (AP) - The New Orleans Saints players say their bus was pelted with eggs by airport workers after they touched down in Atlanta.
This space was supposed to be reserved for Aaron Murray but he conveniently chose not to do interviews.
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.