Featuring a double pass, a fainting fan and a punt kicked into the back of a teammate's head, Saturday's contest between the Newton Rams and the Morrow Mustangs proved to be bizarre on its unusual weekend date.
The Newton Rams have an opportunity Saturday afternoon to even their record on Senior Day, as they host the visiting Morrow Mustangs in their final regular season game of the year.
For his efforts on the gridiron last week, Newton defensive back Isaiah Fassett has been named the Newton Athlete of the Week.
The Newton Rams and Alcovy Tigers varsity cross-country programs competed in the Region 2-AAAAAA championship meet at Druid Hills Middle School this past Saturday.
The Newton Rams kept their playoff hopes alive Friday night on the road, defeating Luella in a 13-7 defensive battle.
For his efforts on the gridiron throughout the course of the 2013 season, Newton High wide receiver Taylor Hawkins has been named Rams Athlete of the Week.
The Newton High varsity football team had three goals entering the season and, despite a 3-5 start to the year, the Rams can still complete their third - and most important - goal Friday night on the road with a win over Luella.
Newton crowned homecoming king Corey Thomas (above) and queen Amari Davis Friday night during halftime of the Rams' 56-23 loss to the Lovejoy Wildcats.
Homecoming night was memorable for all the wrong reasons Friday night for the Newton High varsity football team, as the Rams stumbled 56-23 to region-leading Lovejoy at Sharp Stadium.
For his efforts against the Rockdale County Bulldogs last week, Newton High sophomore DeAndre Huff has been named the Rams' Athlete of the Week.
The Newton Rams will have the opportunity to knock off their second top-10 ranked opponent of the season tonight at home, welcoming Lovejoy to Sharp Stadium for homecoming.
The Rockdale County Bulldogs claimed their first win over rival Newton High in over a decade Friday night at Reid Stadium, biting the Rams 28-21 in overtime for their second region victory of the year and their first win in the County Line Classic.
The Newton Rams take the road tonight for a region contest with a little rivalry flair, as Newton travels to Reid Stadium to take on Rockdale County at 7:30 p.m.
After catching a pair of touchdown passes to lead Newton High to a 32-21 victory over Druid Hills last Friday, the Rams' Davonta Jones was named Newton's Athlete of the Week.
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 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 ...
Going into a matchup against one of the best teams in the state is not an ideal time to be struggling.