For his efforts on the gridiron last week, Eastside Eagles wide receiver Josh Sims has been named the Eastside Athlete of the Week.
Senior night was one to forget Friday night for the Eastside varsity football team, as the Eagles' playoff hopes were dampened in a 30-14 loss to Stephens County at Sharp Stadium.
The Eastside Eagles have a chance to lock up their fourth playoff appearance in three years tonight as the Eagles host visiting Stephens County in region play at Sharp Stadium at 7:30 p.m.
For his efforts on the gridiron last week, Eastside Eagles linebacker/running back Carols Huggins has been named the Eastside Athelte of the Week.
Two weeks ago, Eastside football coach Rick Hurst set a special milestone not only in Eastside history, but in Newton County lore.
The Eastside Eagles made their case for a playoff berth Friday night on the road, defeating region opponent Walnut Grove 42-14 to remain in the hunt for the fourth postseason spot in Region 8-AAAA.
Coming off a 28-12 homecoming victory a week ago against Lumpkin County, the Eastside Eagles travel to Loganville, Ga., tonight to face off against Walnut Grove.
The Eastside Eagles varsity softball team saw its season come to an end on the road Wednesday night, falling in straight games to Heritage (Catoosa) 11-1 and 10-0 in the second round of the Georgia High School Assoication state playoffs.
For his efforts on the gridiron last week, Eastside Eagles defensive back Jamal Hardge has been named Eastside Athlete of the Week.
The Eastside Eagles won their annual homecoming contest Friday night at Sharp Stadium defeating Lumpkin County 28-12.
The Eastside Eagles look to bounce back tonight at home against Lumpkin County after a road loss last week to Lanier.
For her efforts on the mound last week for Eastside, the Eagles' starting varsity softball pitcher Caitlin Ray has been named the Eastside Athlete of the Week.
The Eastside Eagles varsity softball team continues its season today on the road, traveling to Redan for the first round of the Georgia High School Association Softball AAAA state tournament.
The Eastside Eagles dropped their third game of the season, and their second region game, Friday night on the road, succumbing to Lanier's potent offense 40-10 in Sugar Hill, Ga.
Coming off a bye week, the Eastside varsity football team looks to earn its second region win of the season tonight on the road against Lanier.
Pieces of paper hang throughout the Eastside football team's locker room. They've been there all week for players to read as they go about their business - get dressed, whatever. They're not motivational speeches from legendary head coaches or inspirational quotes from great leaders. It's trash talk.
Eastside's football team has experienced tremendous success this year. While that's great, the basketball team will take a hit.
Life is good over at Eastside High School these days, especially if you are an athlete.
For three-and-a-half quarters, Creekview kept Eastside's vaunted running game in check. But Rashad Hill's 22-yard touchdown run midway through the fourth quarter put the Eagles up 13-6 and they never looked back as they defeated the Grizzlies 20-6 to earn the school's first playoff victory in 11 years.
Eastside's coaching staff has waited three-and-a-half years for tonight. It's been a while, but the Eagles take their first step toward the Georgia Dome against Creekview at Sharp Stadium at 7:30 p.m.
How many times have you heard it in football – the head coach gets all the credit? It's especially true if the team is winning.
What do The Truth, The Freak and The Real all have in common? They all play for Eastside and were recently named to the Region 8-AAA All-Region team.
Over the last three games, Eastside has run and defended teams into early submission. With a region championship on the line, Friday was no different as the Eagles dominated Franklin County to earn the school's first ever region football title with a resounding 34-0 win at Sharp Stadium.
After his team's 35-7 victory over Morgan County Friday, Eastside coach Rick Hurst huddled his team together near the north end zone and pulled out a blue, football-shaped patch from his jacket pocket and raised it above his head.
Eastside has had a stellar start to the athletic season so far in 2008. It's softball team finished third in the state while winning the Region 8-AAA crown. The football team is on the verge of the first region title in school history and the Lady Eagles' volleyball squad made it to sectionals. You can add the competition cheerleading squad as the latest Eagle team to make some noise at the state level.
If Friday night's game between Eastside and Morgan County would have been a prize fight, it was over in the first round.
His birth certificate says Bridecous, but those know him call him Git. This year, opposing defense should been calling him that guy that ran all over us.
For two weeks, Eastside has looked like the San Francisco 49ers of the late '80s, putting up 50 and 49 points in wins over Jackson County and Oconee County. But those win will mean nothing if the Eagles can't pull out a win tonight over Morgan County on the road.
Eastside turned the trick Saturday night as the defense held Oconee County's highly touted quarterback in check to the tune of a 49-7 thrashing in region play.
Eastside storms into tomorrow's matchup with Oconee County fresh off a dominant performance over Jackson County at home last week. All the Eagles did is drop 50 on the Panthers in the first half en route to the shutout.