The Newton Rams earned their second region win of the season Friday night, getting back to .500 with a 32-21 victory over Druid Hills at Sharp Stadium.
The Newton track team spent almost as much time on the podium as it did on the track this weekend.
Newton is using this spring football season to get its younger players ready for the 2012 season, in particular a player who will see a large part of the spotlight. Sophomore Kemani Pittman is being worked as the No. 1 quarterback after playing 2011 as the junior varsity starter.
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.