The First Tee Chapter of Atlanta conducted its annual Gabrielsen Cup Junior Golf Tournament at John A. White Golf Course July 28 and 29. The tournament honors its founders, James and Bopsy Gabrielsen who created First Tee of Atlanta in May of 2000 and features youth in the First Tee program.
Covington's American Legion Post 32 baseball team is the 2016 Georgia American Legion Champions. The Post 32 team won the Georgia State American Legion tournament in Albany, Georgia. The team will be representing Georgia at the Southeast Regional American Legion Tournament.
The Covington Conyers Cricket Club (CC) has had its roots in Newton County for the last 16 years. Though the team has a rich history, members feel a strong urge for change in order to ensure a prosperous future.
Dixie Boys baseball has been around for several generations. This upcoming August, the organization, which was established in 1957 in Alexandria, Louisiana, will be celebrating 60 years of "providing youth with the opportunity to play baseball," according to a press release.
With summer comes plenty of time for swimming, whether it's to cool down or for sport. Those in Newton County who swim competitively are making waves all through the summer months as the season gets underway, including one of Covington's very own swim teams.