The Covington YMCA is currently holding basketball and cheerleading registration.
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A champion will be crowned in the Rockdale Swim League Saturday, but the 2013 season, like those before it, was about young athletes learning to swim and to compete week in and week out.
The heat of summer is here, and it's time to get into the pool. For about 85 of Covington's youth, they are getting into the pool not just to keep cool, but also to compete with the area's best. The Covington Y Piranhas have won the last three Rockdale Swim League Championships and are set to embark on another season starting Monday. Already hard at work practicing, the Covington Y swim team travels to Deer ...
The under-8 boys' Covington Galaxy 2023 Black soccer team is ranked No. 1 in the state and the nation by Soccer in College.
The end of school and the arrival of Memorial Day aren't the only signs that summer has arrived; there are also the various summer camps and leagues offered by recreation departments and organizations around Newton County.
The weather took a turn to the cold early Saturday morning, but that didn't stop the Covington Y from having another successful Cheerios Challenge.
The Covington Y soccer program is becoming increasingly more competitive year after year. However, that is strictly a byproduct of the direction of the Y and its director of academy soccer, Austin Aldridge has been guiding the organization in.
Running may not be a team sport, but it is a community sport. That theory will be proven rather than tested Saturday, when the Covington Y hosts its 12th Annual Cheerios Challenge. The 5K, 10K and 1-mile run will kick off as scheduled, following Monday's bombing at the Boston Marathon. The Cheerios Challenge typically has many of Covington Police Department's finest helping out and gathered around the finish line, keeping the crowd protected. Saturday, the ...
As Dan Bauer drives through Covington in his red truck with the Arbor Equity Inc. logo on the side, children sometimes yell at their parents as the vehicle passes, exclaiming, "There goes coach Dan."
For seven years, Jon Scharf has been heading to the Covington Y to help dozens of Newton County's youngsters learn sportsmanship, discipline, basketball and how to have fun.
Philip Stephenson is a highly-energetic person, and his son Drew follows in those fast-paced footsteps. So when Stephenson was looking for a sport to hold Drew's attention, he turned to a childhood favorite, soccer.
Throughout the youth fall soccer season, the Covington Y's Academy level soccer teams have shown marketable improvement in their level of control and touch with the ball, both on the ground and in the air. The reason dates back to two volunteer coaches with the under-11 age group in Berry Crews and Shane Beam. Crews noticed that some of the upper-level soccer clubs, such as the Atlanta Youth Soccer Association that his daughter plays for ...
As fall blows through Covington and the air gets colder, sports start to work their way inside.
Seven swimmers from the Covington Y won medals in the finals at the State GRPA championships held in Carrolton recently.
The Covington Y Piranhas won the Rockdale Swim League County Meet Saturday for their second-straight title.
Covington Y swim coach Erin Gorman returned home recently, and this time brought enough of Covington's youth with her to fill a pool. The Covington Y Piranhas traveled to Meadowbrook for a Rockdale Swim League meet on June 18 and came away with a resounding victory. The meet also marked a return for Gorman, who lives in Meadowbrook and swam for the neighborhood's team in the 1990s.