As the 2013 baseball season began Sunday and Opening Day kicked off at Turner Field in Atlanta Monday, it's not only time for peanuts and Cracker Jacks but also for the crack of the bat, the smell of the leather and the trading of baseball cards.
Gizelle Ferguson and Precious Buddington led Newton's girls soccer team to a 3-1 victory over Rockdale on Friday.
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.
The 2011 Newton Rams epitomized an up-and-down football team, punctuated by its final game of the season when, with the playoffs on the line, they beat region rival Luella in four overtimes only to find out their postseason hopes had been squashed earlier in the night with East Coweta's narrow victory. Newton High School football coach Cortez Allen has another tough schedule - including two trips to football-crazy Lowndes County - and a "baby" at ...
Newton's 2012 football season officially begins Aug. 31 against Eastside, but the Kemani Pitman era may have gotten started on Saturday.
Heritage's ace pitcher capitalized the K in her first name Wednesday with a no-hit, 13-strikeout performance that led the Patriots to a 9-0 win against Newton on Wednesday.
The Newton Rams softball team is still looking for its first win of the 2012 season after completing two days of action this weekend.
John Richard Moore was getting ready to start a new clinical treatment and felt that it was time to come back home last week.