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Holmes emerging as star

Holmes emerging as star

Being named the Atlanta Touchdown Club’s lineman of the week is an accomplishment in itself, but for Eastside senior defensive end Arthur Holmes it could mean greater things.

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Updated: sep. 18, 2014 10:00 p.m.

Eastside strong despite loss

Eastside strong despite loss

It was a mismatch.

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Posted: sep. 18, 2014 5:45 p.m. | Updated: sep. 18, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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Pink out turns to blowout

Pink out turns to blowout

Other than a stellar fifth inning that saw Newton score all five of its runs, Eastside — rocking the pink unis on Monday — owned the game and the rivalry this season making them 2-0 to finish the series against its rival, as the Lady Eagles ran away with a 13-5 victory.

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Posted: sep. 16, 2014 10:37 p.m. | Updated: sep. 16, 2014 10:37 p.m.
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Eastside to face No. 3 ranked Griffin

This isn’t David vs. Goliath. Eastside (2-0 Region 4-AAAA) is too good of a team to be David, but Griffin (2-0 Region 4-AAAA), ranked No. 3 in the state by maxpreps.com, is definitely goliath-level football. A better comparison would probably be Rocky Balboa vs. Apollo Creed — the first time — with Eastside being Rocky and Griffin, the undisputed champion, being Apollo.

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Posted: sep. 11, 2014 7:33 p.m. | Updated: sep. 11, 2014 10:00 p.m.

Eastside's Hurst on win: Don't quit

Eastside’s theme for the football season is ‘don’t quit.’ That theme couldn’t have rung more truly than in Friday night’s game on the road against Madison County. The Eagles came away with a thrilling victory in overtime, winning 28-21 in the extra period after trailing by seven with less than four minutes to go. In this exclusive Q&A, Eagles head coach Rick Hurst recaps the Eagles eventful win against Madison and the 97-yard drive that made it happen.

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Posted: sep. 06, 2014 5:58 p.m. | Updated: sep. 06, 2014 10:00 p.m.

Eastside travels to face Madison County

Coming off its 30-point victory over Alcovy, Eastside is set to play at Madison County, a team that’s 2-0 with a strong balanced attack on offense.

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Posted: sep. 04, 2014 6:50 p.m. | Updated: sep. 04, 2014 10:00 p.m.
Q&A: Catching up with Catherine Lee

Q&A: Catching up with Catherine Lee

Catherine Lee made history on Tuesday, as she was the first softball player to have her jersey (No.27) retired by Eastside High School. We sat down with Lee for a few minutes to talk about what it meant for her, life after college and if she’d ever consider coaching.

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Posted: sep. 02, 2014 9:13 p.m. | Updated: sep. 02, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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Eagles softball: It wasn't even close

Eagles softball: It wasn't even close

In one of the quickest games I've seen in a while, Eastside High School managed to run-rule Griffin, 8-0 in five innings. 

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Posted: sep. 02, 2014 8:50 p.m.
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Eastside to retire Lee's number

Eastside to retire Lee's number

Catherine Lee, former catcher for Eastside High School softball, will have her jersey retired on Tuesday, Sept. 2, at 5 p.m.

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Posted: aug. 30, 2014 6:03 p.m. | Updated: aug. 30, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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6 takeaways from Tigers/Eagles

6 takeaways from Tigers/Eagles

With its strong running game Eastside pounded the ball and Alcovy into submission, winning 36-6 over city-rival Alcovy.

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Posted: aug. 30, 2014 6:10 p.m. | Updated: aug. 30, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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Eagles fly by Tigers

Both Alcovy and Eastside have starting lineups majorly made up of either sophomores and/or freshmen. The question coming into the game was “which team‘s inexperience would show more?” The answer to that question is Alcovy, as their inexperience showed throughout the game where they fell 36-6 to the Eagles.

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Posted: aug. 29, 2014 11:03 p.m.
Eagles looking to fly around the football

Eagles looking to fly around the football

The Covington News: How’s the team doing as far as the new coaches go?

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Posted: aug. 23, 2014 8:34 p.m. | Updated: aug. 23, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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What former athletes of Newton are up to now

Point University Skyhawks / NAIA (5-12-2 in 2013) / Appalachian Athletic Conference

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Posted: aug. 23, 2014 8:19 p.m. | Updated: aug. 23, 2014 10:00 p.m.
Eastside edges Alcovy

Eastside edges Alcovy

In what looked to be a runaway victory at one point for Eastside High School, turned out to be a dramatic finish, but the Eagles showed resiliency and escaped with a 5-4 victory over Alcovy.

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Posted: aug. 20, 2014 8:17 p.m.
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Squad up

Squad up

The Eastside High School softball alumni returned on Saturday for the first annual alumni game, but also to support the Wright family. James Wright was tragically injured in a car accident and left paralyzed. The proceeds of the game went to the Wright family.

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Posted: aug. 16, 2014 6:42 p.m. | Updated: aug. 16, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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Lady Eagles to host alumni game

Lady Eagles to host alumni game

Eastside High School will host a Lady Eagles alumni game on August 16 at the EHS softball fields at 11 a.m.

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Posted: aug. 07, 2014 8:49 p.m. | Updated: aug. 07, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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