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EHS soccer holds 4th annual alumni match

EHS soccer holds 4th annual alumni match

Eighteen current and former Eastside Eagles gathered together Saturday evening at Cousins Middle School to play in the fourth annual Eastside High School Alumni soccer match.

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Lunch with a coach: Troy Hoff

Lunch with a coach: Troy Hoff

I took first-year Eastside head coach Troy Hoff and his eight year old son to lunch at Bullritos on Wednesday. We talked for almost an hour with the discussion spanning different topics such as how different the game is today, his history in football, the upcoming year for Eastside and more.

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Posted: jun. 20, 2015 1:23 p.m. | Updated: jun. 21, 2015 5:00 a.m.
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EHS Academic Team shows promise

EHS Academic Team shows promise

On May 29 Eastside High School had nine students leave for Chicago to represent the state of Georgia in the High School National Championship Academic Bowl. Eric Adams, the teacher at Eastside went with them plus Dave Gregory, another parent.

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Posted: jun. 12, 2015 7:20 p.m. | Updated: jun. 14, 2015 5:00 a.m.
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Wren looks to continue EHS legacy

Wren looks to continue EHS legacy

Eastside boys basketball has a history of success. With the exit of former head coach Greg Freeman, there will be a new regime in town under newly hired head coach Brent Wren.

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Posted: jun. 06, 2015 3:45 p.m. | Updated: jun. 07, 2015 5:00 a.m.
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Homecoming: King leaves RCHS for Eastside

Homecoming: King leaves RCHS for Eastside

Eastside's new girls' basketball coach is home. A Covington native, Gladys King - formerly Rockdale County High School girls head basketball coach - will take over for former Lady Eagles head coach Matthew Jackson, after accepting the job this spring.

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Posted: jun. 03, 2015 12:04 p.m.
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Stoked

Stoked

It’s been a tremendous year for Eastside sophomore athlete Eric Stokes. Just in his second year in high school and Stokes earned the starting running back position at the beginning of the football season, he was ranked second in the 400m heading into state, he’s been offered by Georgia State and now he’s a state champion.

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Posted: may. 22, 2015 6:29 p.m. | Updated: may. 24, 2015 5:00 a.m.
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Francis and Walden to represent EHS soccer

Francis and Walden to represent EHS soccer

EHS senior soccer players Tyrik Francis and Haley Walden have been selected to play in the DiVarsity.com’s 2015 Georgia High School Association All-Star Soccer game in Marietta on Sunday, May 17th at Sprayberry High School. Both played in last year’s all-star game proudly representing Eastside High School. They will head to Sprayberry High School to compete against the best soccer players from all classifications in the state of Georgia. Haley will play defender on the 22-member white team, and take on the blue team in a 2 p.m. contest. Tyrik will play forward on the boys ...

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Posted: may. 16, 2015 2:23 p.m. | Updated: may. 17, 2015 5:00 a.m.
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Lady Eagles shoot their way to state

Lady Eagles shoot their way to state

With a combined score of 290 Eastside girls’ golf placed third at sectionals a little over one week ago, just seven strokes behind second place. The Lady Eagles will now try for a state championship on Monday when they travel to Applewood Golf Course in Keysville.

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Posted: may. 16, 2015 2:35 p.m. | Updated: may. 17, 2015 5:00 a.m.
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Outmatched

Outmatched

Last week, Eastside traveled down to Wayne County where they, as No. 4 seed, upset the No. 1 seeded Yellow Jackets 4-1 pitting them against Whitewater in the second round, which took place in Fayetteville on Wednesday. Unfortunately, the Eagles were outmatched by a Whitewater team that made some incredible shots on its way to an 8-0 win over Eastside.

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Posted: may. 08, 2015 8:41 p.m. | Updated: may. 10, 2015 5:00 a.m.
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Crown him king

Crown him king

When the 2014 high school football season began, Carlos Huggins was mostly a skilled and slightly undersized linebacker, but that changed when the Eagles running back depth chart was bitten by the injury bug.

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Posted: may. 08, 2015 8:53 p.m. | Updated: may. 10, 2015 5:00 a.m.
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NewRock All-Area 2015 baseball team

One thing I've found to be true in creating these All-Area teams is that the Newton/Rockdale area has a lot of impressive ball players. There is a lot of talent at this level and plenty that have the talent to play at the next level. With that said below you'll find the first and second All-Area teams for the 2014-2015 school year. Because there's so much talent some players were left out, but that doesn't take away from each player's individual ability. There are some positions loaded with talent whereas others there are only ...

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Posted: may. 08, 2015 8:43 p.m.

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