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Lady Generals defeat Lady Rams

Lady Generals defeat Lady Rams

Newton softball is coming off a season that saw the Lady Rams lose in the region championship to Alcovy and get bounced from the first ...

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Posted: aug. 15, 2015 6:03 p.m. | Updated: aug. 16, 2015 5:00 a.m.
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Rams start slow, finish strong

Rams start slow, finish strong

Eastside came out in full force, like this game had playoff implications, and Newton came out like it was a scrimmage, which it was, but ...

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Posted: aug. 15, 2015 6:08 p.m. | Updated: aug. 16, 2015 5:00 a.m.
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Michigan offers Kurt Taylor Jr.

Michigan offers Kurt Taylor Jr.

Kurt Taylor Jr. has slowly been gaining attention from colleges across the nation. He’s been on multiple unofficial visits and met coaches from UGA ...

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Posted: aug. 10, 2015 5:07 p.m.
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Eyeing the crown

Eyeing the crown

A 13-17 (8-2 Region 2-AAAAAA) record last year yielded a huge blowout loss to county/region rival Alcovy in the region championship and a first ...

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Posted: aug. 10, 2015 4:57 p.m.
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Enter the Jaguar

Enter the Jaguar

Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback and former Newton High School football star Demetrius McCray is gearing up for his third season in the NFL and he’s ...

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Posted: jul. 24, 2015 4:27 p.m. | Updated: jul. 26, 2015 5:00 a.m.
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Humble and hungry

Humble and hungry

Barely leading with minutes left in the game, a Newton turnover gave the ball and a chance to take a commanding lead back to Etowah ...

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Posted: jul. 18, 2015 3:35 p.m. | Updated: jul. 19, 2015 5:00 a.m.
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Q&A: Rick Rasmussen

Q&A: Rick Rasmussen

Editor’s note: While on vacation in Seattle for the holiday weekend, I called up Newton head coach Rick Rasmussen to talk about how he ...

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Posted: jul. 06, 2015 12:33 p.m.
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