Weeks after Rick Hurst announced he was leaving his position as Eastside High School's Football coach, the school has named science teacher and Assistant Head Football Coach Troy Hoff as the new head coach.
Georgia weather isn't really known for its consistency or its beauty, at least not in the winter. Spring sports are in full swing, but the spring weather hasn't arrived just yet. Still, track, soccer and baseball athletes are playing as well as they can and as much as they can in the weather they're facing.
The Loganville Christian Academy varsity boys basketball coach, Mark Davis, reached his 200th career win over his 10 year tenure at LCA this past week. The team is currently in the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) Region 1AAA tournament and has already secured a spot in the GISA state tournament that will be played next weekend at Mercer University.
The region tournaments are over and the state playoffs are beginning. Here is a definitive guide to the upcoming games for the state playoff games for the next couple of days.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Tom Brady and the Patriots made this Super Bowl all about football, not footballs.
Ask anybody at Indian Creek Middle School - students, teachers, etc. - about Coy Mullen and you'll discover a theme among the many smiling faces when you mention his name. Simply by talking to them for a couple of minutes you can see the impact he's had on their lives and how much they love him.
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ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Braves have released renderings of their new stadium in suburban Cobb County, which will seat 41,500 and include plenty of revenue-generating amenities around the ballpark.
The Social Circle Lions Club hosted the 2014 Phil Peppers Golf Tournament Friday, May 2, at the Hard Labor Creek State Park in Social Circle.
The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has announced its 2014 SIAC Softball All-Conference Teams, as voted by the SIAC Softball Coaches Association. Albany State catcher Chaconna Marks and infielder Chelsea Hicks both have been selected to first team.
While the 2014 Olympic Winter Games have come to a close, the Newton County Special Olympic Games are just heating up, beginning with Opening Ceremonies and Olympic Parade Monday morning at Sharp Stadium.
ATLANTA, Ga. - The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference today announced its 2014 SIAC Softball All-Conference Teams, as voted by the SIAC Softball Coaches Association.
Covington residents Brent Fields and Tracey Ashall returned last week from the 2014 Boston Marathon, returning from the world's oldest continuous marathon event with a renewed sense of pride.
NEW YORK (AP) - Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the NBA in response to racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation.
The Heritage Patriots softball program will host its annual softball camp June 2-5 at the Heritage High School softball field.
The Newton High girls tennis team and Alcovy Tigers boys tennis program made runs at region titles this past week, with the Lady Rams falling to Rockdale County in the league finals while the Tigers bested Newton's boys in the third place consolation final.
In times of tragedy, the United States has the unique ability to blend sports and American resolve.
All across the nation Tuesday Major League Baseball teams honored the 67th anniversary of the day that Jackie Robinson played his first game for the Brooklyn Dodgers.
In the 1960s, Newton County baseball fans wouldn't find the best baseball being played under bright lights or inside of a huge stadium.
A baseball team named the Black Crackers may draw laughs and snickers today, but in the 1930s, the name struck fear into opposing teams throughout the southeast.
Former University of Louisville and Rockdale County High School basketball standout Kevin Ware announced this past weekend that the guard will continue his playing career at Georgia State.
For full 2014 Masters coverage, visit the Covington News's dedicated Masters page.