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.
After recording four hits in back-to-back games against Luella and Alcovy in the Region 2-AAAAAA softball postseason tournament, Newton shortstop Ciara Bryan has been named Rams Athlete of the Week.
The Newton Rams enter their sixth game of the season Friday night at Sharp Stadium against Druid Hills with one goal on their mind.
Newton's recipe for success was simple - strong defense and a solid running attack. Two turnovers for touchdowns, five sacks and 152 yards rushing by James Hardeman was too much for Rockdale as the Rams claimed the first County Line Cup 27-6 at Sharp Stadium Friday night. "Bottom line is we couldn't move the ball," Rockdale coach Venson Elder said. "Our offensive line took a couple of steps backward tonight. We couldn't block their ends ...
As if playoff implications wasn't enough to bring up the excitement level of today's Newton vs. Rockdale matchup at Sharp Stadium, there are plenty more big-time story lines set to unfold.
The Newton Rams have now won two games in a row. After falling in their first four games, scoring just seven total points, the Rams defeated Druid Hills 19-3 on Friday night. Newton (2-4, 2-0 Region 2-AAAAAA) put all three phases together as the defense held Druid Hills (2-4, 0-2) to just a field goal, the special teams blocked a field goal and punt and the offense had big scoring plays. "We were excited that ...
The Newton County football team did something Monday it hasn't done all season long - practiced after coming off a win.
Newton County won its first game of the 2012 season Friday night, defeating cross-county and Region 2-AAAAAA rival Alcovy High School 14-7.
After two years, the Newton-Alcovy rivalry gets renewed on the football field today. Thanks to the Georgia High School Association's recent reclassification, both Newton County teams are now in the same region after being separated during the 2010 and '11 football seasons. It also marks the Rams' first Region 2-AAAAAA game, of the season and Alcovy's second after coming off a 24-21 overtime victory over Luella. Both teams are looking for an important early region ...
For a team with only seven points in four games, every yard counts, and for Newton football, it can't squander any field position away.
James Hardeman, getting his first start at running back, finally got Newton on the scoreboard Friday night.
It's been two weeks since Newton last stepped under the lights of a Friday night football game, and the Rams have spent each of those days hard at work.
Alex Grady's next big task is to lead Newton in the NewRock cross country meet on Thursday. However, that's just the next task and by no means the grandest, the most ambitious or his most important. After all, one of the main reasons Grady enjoys running so much is to keep all his thoughts and tasks straight. The Newton High School junior is not only on track to return to the state cross country meet ...
Christopher V. Woods, of Covington, was recently hired as head coach for the Claflin University men's and women's cross country and track and field teams.
Alex Grady's third race, yielded his first non-winning time of the 2012 Cross Country season. The Newton runner finished sixth in a time of 16 minutes, 27 seconds at the Berry College Clara Bowl Invitational on Saturday. The invitation-only event drew runners from around the Metro Atlanta area with the fastest time going to St. Pius X's Austin Sprague in 15:53. Ben Pleak of Marietta High finished second in 15:59, Brad Holt of McIntosh finished ...
VALDOSTA - Newton traveled down I-75 to Lowndes County, where its offense struggled and its defense held on as long as it could.
The Newton Rams are looking for some improvements after a 32-0 loss to Eastside in week one, but will have to best a challenging opponent to do so.
Newton's Alex Grady took first place on his home turf as he helped Newton win its own cross country meet on Thursday.