The Lady Rams were able to add another win to their record Saturday afternoon, as they came out in dominating fashion and blew past non-region opponent Cedar Shoals 51-21 at home.
The Newton boys varsity basketball team dropped its first game of the season Tuesday night on the road, falling 55-46 to Lovejoy in region play.
The Newton Rams boys varsity basketball team finished off its Thanksgiving holiday week with a win, defeating Cass High School 58-36 last Saturday to improve its record to 4-0.
The Covington News and The Rockdale News have once again transcended county lines to bring you the third annual Newton County-Rockdale County All-Area Football Team.
With 1:28 on the clock in the first quarter against Salem, Newton point guard Precious Price squared up and released a shot she'd taken hundreds, if not thousands, of times before.
Newton guard D.J. Hill put the rest of the region on notice Friday night against cross-county rival Salem, dazzling fans with highlight plays and blinding speed on his way to a career-high 19 points in a 72-45 blowout.
The Salem girls' varsity basketball team rebounded well after its first loss of the season Tuesday, outlasting Newton 57-55 on the road in the Lady Rams' third game in four nights.
Newton senior Tori Pharr made her college decision official Wednesday morning, signing her National Letter of Intent with the North Florida Ospreys women's basketball team.
The Newton Rams return to action tonight, welcoming cross-county rival Salem to their home gym in a non-region match up.
The Newton Rams boys' varsity basketball team tipped-off its 2013-2014 season on the hardwood Tuesday night, prevailing 68-28 in a rout over rival Alcovy in their first game in the Rams' new gymnasium.
The Lady Rams opened up their new gym in a big way Tuesday night, defeating rival Alcovy 57-34 in their inaugural game at the new Newton High.
For the second year in a row, the Newton Rams hosted a home playoff game.
The Newton Rams varsity football team welcomes the McEachern Indians to Sharp Stadium tonight for the first round of the state playoffs, fresh off a 49-30 win over Morrow last Saturday in the Rams' final regular season contest.
The Newton High men's varsity basketball team doesn't officially begin its season until next week, but the Rams are ready to welcome fans into their new gym for the 2013-2014 season.
Monday afternoon on the hardwood, Newton High women's varsity basketball coach Tiffani Johnson pulled her team together for a quick talk.
The Newton boys' track team came out of the first ever sectionals tournament with three athletes headed to state.
The Newton Rams gave their seniors a successful send off with a 5-3 win over the visiting Rockdale Bulldogs Wednesday night.
Alex Grady led Newton County to the first Georgia West Sectionals at McEachern High Saturday. Grady won the Region 2-AAAAA championship in the two-mile run in 9:53 and was named the region runner-up in the mile 4:28. "He should fare well in both events and move on to Jefferson in two weeks for the state championships," Newton coach Cortez Allen said. Damon Gresham and Malik Franklin continued their strong seasons, and will also compete in ...
The Newton Rams missed out on the 2012 baseball playoffs, but it wasn't with a lack of drama. Tuesday the Rams fell to Luella 10-0 in a game that didn't mean a whole lot and was never in question. However, about 24 hours prior Newton's 3-1 loss to Westlake was exactly the opposite. It took 14 innings for Newton to find out its playoff fate, as it entered Monday's game with the postseason at stake. ...
Alex Ordu continued to add to his list of honors in his first year of college basketball. The 2011 Newton graduate and former Rams' basketball standout just finished his freshman season at Oxford College, and was honored at the two-year school's annual banquet this weekend. Ordu was named the Eagles 2011-12 Player of the Year. The point guard averaged 14.4 points, 5.1 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 2 steals per game. Along with being named the ...
Emili Russ may have sat out her entire junior season, but her work ethic, perseverance and talent level was enough to prove that she deserved to play in college.
Newton stayed within one game of fourth place Westlake by dominating the visiting Langston-Hughes Panthers 10-0 Friday night.
The Newton boys' basketball team has consistently been one of the most successful in the area over the last couple of year, winning back-to-back region titles, before finishing as runner up in 2012.
Newton had a five-run lead disappear late Tuesday in a 6-5 loss to Newnan. Newton's starting pitcher, Sherman Graves, shutout the Cougars through the first four innings on three hits and five strikeouts. But in the bottom of the fifth, facing the bottom of Newnan's batting order, two walks brought up the top of the lineup and, two singles later, Newnan had its first two runs. An untimely error on a potential double-play ball that ...
Newton refused to end its winning streak, despite being three outs from a two-run loss Saturday.
The Rams won their second game of the day and fourth in two days in dominating fashion over South Cobb Saturday.
The Newton Rams fought off an eight-run fourth inning by the Stephenson Jaguars to hold on for a 14-10 win Friday night in a key region contest at Stephenson.
The Newton Rams started off the second half of region play with a 9-1 victory over MLK at Newton High Tuesday night.
Stephen Croone has been one of the best players on his team all year long. So it's only fitting that on a team made of up the best players, the Newton senior was once again the best. Croone shined during the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association All-Star game at Armstrong Atlantic Saturday, scoring 12 points on 5-of-8 shooting, dishing out five assists and tallying to steals and two rebounds for the South team. "Stephen played great ...
Newton girls' tennis lost its third straight match, falling 4-1 at Rockdale Monday. The Rams' three-game skid comes on the heels of a three-game winning streak. Newton defeated Luella 3-2 on March 13, Stephenson 5-0 on March 14 and M.L. King 5-0 on March 15. Newton then lost to East Coweta 3-2 on March 21 and Westlake, 5-0, on Thursday before meeting Rockdale. The boys teams did not play an official match. The Lady Bulldogs ...