Travel ball tryouts will be held at RYBA Baseball Field on Saunday, Nov. 17 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Field 2.
The Oaks Course will host its 23rd Anniversary Tournament beginning Nov. 23.
Newton County Deputy Sheriff Darrell Anders has already made a name for himself in fishing circles inside of Georgia, but the three-time Angler of the Year is looking for a fourth consecutive title this season.
An 11-year veteran of the Newton County Recreation Commission will end his tenure on Nov. 1.
The Newton County Recreation Commission hosted its annual bowl weekend Saturday at Sharp Stadium. The event featured the top teams across all four football divisions, with the Jackets and Hurricanes squaring off in Training League action, the Tide and the Hurricanes in Division I, the Ducks and Gators in Division II and the Jackets and Auburn Tigers in Division III.
The Buckeyes clinched a spot in the top half of the Newton County Recreation Commission Football Division III standings Monday night at Wolverine Field with a 40-14 victory over the Bulldogs.
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Tommy Hailey described himself as a kid at Christmas time. Count today, then, as Christmas Eve and Saturday as the big day itself. Director Hailey and his staff at the Newton County Recreation Commission have been hard at work preparing for the 2012 Dixie Boys World Series, and its arrival is finally here. The 11 teams from all over the Southeast, including the Newton County representatives, begin reporting in this morning with a banquet starting ...
Oxford resident Morgan Wright has been awarded with the American Morgan Horse Association Hunter Seat on the Flat Silver Medal Award for her performance at the Dixie Cup Spring Classic Horse Show held in Conyers May 3-5.
Newton County's Miracle League field is closer to becoming a reality. Evidence of the arrival of the future field, which will accomodate some of the county's 2,700 mentally and/or physically challenged children, will be prominent throughout the upcoming month due to various events and fundraisers. The "Let's Make a Miracle" Car and Bike Show will be Aug. 4 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Turner Lake Complex. Car and bike registration is $20 ...
The first team into the Dixie Boys World series, held at City Pond Park starting on Aug. 4 is the hometown squad comprised of Newton County All-Stars.
The Newton County Recreation Commission has primarily played in the Dixie Boys League for youth baseball throughout its history. This season, the NCRC participated in the Little League Baseball Association with the exception of the 13 and 14-year-olds Dixie Boys league team.
Mark Grace, Juan Pierre Mike Hampton, J.D. Drew and Cody Rasmus all played together in Major League Baseball, but earlier in their careers they all represented another league - Dixie Leuage.
The Dixie Boys World Series is making its fifth apperance in Newton County, and who will win this year's crown?
The 2012 Dixie Boys World Series is coming to Newton County. Not only does that mean thousands of fans will descend on Covington for one of the country's greatest youth league championships, but also that Newton County is guaranteed to have a representative. The host region always gets an automatic bid into the 12-team tournament, facing the best from 11 other states. The Newton County team was selected from a pool of the county's top ...
The 2012 Dixie Boys World Series is one day under three weeks away from kicking off here in Newton County.
Peachtree Road Race T-shirts are a badge of honor, a status symbol and a hot commodity since they are given only to those who complete the 10 kilometers on Peachtree Street every July 4.
When Tony Smith isn't investigating fires as the Covington Fire Department Assistant Fire Marshall, he's on the streets with his running club.
A local 10-and-under travel baseball team makes their way to Disney's Wide World of Sports to participate in USSSA Elite 32.
The Covington News is looking to expand its coverage of the area's outdoor sports and its sportsmen. The News will dedicate this space to stories, calendar items and photos of fishing, hunting and other outdoor sports.
The 1965 R.L. Cousins basketball team has enjoyed a historical revival during the past year. With the rehabilitation and subsequent reopening of Wolverine Gym for use by the Newton Recreation Commission to the court dedication in honor of Jimmy Wright earlier this month, the Wolverines are finally getting the recognition they deserved more than 45 years ago. It will culminate Jan. 31 when Newton's basketball program honors the team next to its own in the ...
Coach Henry James "Jimmy" Wright is remembered as a talented basketball player and coach, but friends and family were even more impressed by his loving and generous spirit. After Wednesday's court dedication at renovated Wolverine Gym, Wright will be remembered by all forever.