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Newton soccer splits in region finale

Rockdale's girls soccer had no shot at making the state playoffs Wednesday, but that didn't stop them from closing out the season with a 1-0 (3-1) win in penalty kicks over rival Newton.

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Newton’s late goal spoils Seminoles’ Senior Night

Newton’s late goal spoils Seminoles’ Senior Night

A late goal helped the Newton Rams boys varsity soccer team spoil the Salem Seminoles Senior Night Tuesday on the road.

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Posted: apr. 22, 2014 11:57 p.m.
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Lady Seminoles top Newton

Lady Seminoles top Newton

It was a Senior Night to remember for the Lady Seminoles varsity soccer team Tuesday, as Salem routed rival Newton County 8-1 in its final regular season contest.

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Posted: apr. 22, 2014 11:56 p.m.
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Rams take second at region meet

The Rockdale County High School boys track and field team captured the 2014 Region 2-AAAAAA title Wednesday afternoon, besting second place Newton High for top honors in the league.

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Posted: apr. 19, 2014 10:03 p.m.

Newton swept on Senior Night

The Lady Rams varsity soccer team took on Woodland Tuesday evening for Newton’s Senior Night, with the Lady Wolfpack just edged out Newton 1-0 in non-region play.

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Posted: apr. 18, 2014 1:07 a.m.

Newton, Alcovy compete in region meet

The Rockdale County High School boys track and field team captured the 2014 Region 2-AAAAAA title Wednesday afternoon, besting second place Newton High for top honors in the league.

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Posted: apr. 17, 2014 8:52 p.m.
Newton trio sign

Newton trio sign

Three Newton High School baseball players inked their National Letters of Intent in a ceremony in front of a hundred teammates, family and friends Wednesday morning, pledging to continue their playing careers next season on the collegiate level.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 3:16 p.m.
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Rams top Tigers on Senior Night

The Newton High School varsity baseball team made a clean sweep of Region 2-AAAAAA rival Alcoy on Senior Night Tuesday, defeating the Tigers 6-1 at home.

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Posted: apr. 15, 2014 11:48 p.m.
Rams rally past Red Devils

Rams rally past Red Devils

It took a few innings for the Newton varsity baseball team’s offense to get moving Friday night on the road at Druid Hills, but the Rams clawed their way to an 8-5 victory over the Red Devils, remaining atop Region 2-AAAAAA.

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Posted: apr. 11, 2014 9:46 p.m.
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Rams keep winning; walk drops Eagles

Rams keep winning; walk drops Eagles

The Newton Rams and Eastside Eagles varsity baseball teams hit the road Tuesday night in region action.

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Posted: apr. 09, 2014 10:19 p.m.
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Lady Patriots edge Newton in doubles

Lady Patriots edge Newton in doubles

The Newton High girls tennis team stepped out of region play Monday, taking on the Heritage Lady Patriots at home in a non-region contest.

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Posted: apr. 01, 2014 8:04 p.m.
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Rams edge Bulldogs; remain atop region

Rams edge Bulldogs; remain atop region

The Newton High Rams exacted revenge Monday night against rival Rockdale County High, defeating the Bulldogs 6-5 on the diamond in Region 2-AAAAAA action.

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Posted: apr. 01, 2014 12:44 a.m.
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Rams get back to winning ways

The Newton Rams varsity soccer team defeated the Lovejoy Wildcats 12-2 on Wednesday in a makeup region game, getting back to their winning ways.

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Posted: mar. 27, 2014 12:03 a.m.

Rams baseball takes first place

First place in Region 2- AAAAAA was on the line on Tuesday evening as the Lions of Luella traveled to Newton High School to take on the Rams varsity baseball team.

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Posted: mar. 26, 2014 5:39 p.m.

Athletic staff, player jump into action

Sports critics often say that umpiring a game is the hardest job on the field, but that job often times doesn't come with the need of medical assistance.

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Posted: mar. 25, 2014 3:08 p.m.
Newton tennis picks up region wins

Newton tennis picks up region wins

The Newton boys and girls tennis program continued its early season run through Region 2-AAAAAA Tuesday afternoon, picking up their third region wins of the year against Druid Hills.

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Posted: mar. 20, 2014 7:33 p.m. | Updated: mar. 20, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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Morrow Mustangs run past Rams

Morrow Mustangs run past Rams

“I have to laugh to keep from crying” was Newton coach Andre Byrd’s summation of the Newton Rams baseball team’s sloppy 5-4 loss to the Morrow Mustangs Wednesday at Newton Stadium.

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Posted: mar. 20, 2014 7:30 p.m.
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Newton tennis dominates Druid Hills

Newton tennis dominates Druid Hills

The Newton boys and girls tennis program continued its early season run through Region 2-AAAAAA Tuesday afternoon, picking up their third region wins of the year against Druid Hills.

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Posted: mar. 19, 2014 4:31 p.m.
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Newton soccer swept by Red Devils

The Newton High girls and boys soccer teams took on an eager Druid Hills program Friday night, dropping both home contests in Region 2-AAAAAA action.

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Posted: mar. 15, 2014 6:26 p.m.
Newton’s bats stay hot against Tigers

Newton’s bats stay hot against Tigers

After putting up 29 combined runs in its two previous games, the Newton varsity baseball team’s bats stayed hot Friday night, as Newton strung together 10 hits in a 7-2 victory over region rival Alcovy.

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Posted: mar. 14, 2014 8:39 p.m.
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Rams soccer falls, tennis sweeps

In soccer action this week, the Newton boys and girls soccer teams dropped home contests to visiting Rockdale County in a rivalry sweep.

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Posted: mar. 13, 2014 9:43 p.m.
Rams secure pair of blowout wins

Rams secure pair of blowout wins

The Newton varsity baseball team seems to be finding its groove at just the right time entering the heart of its region schedule, picking up a pair of blowout victories this week.

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Posted: mar. 13, 2014 9:41 p.m.
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Diamond Rams pick up region win

The Newton Rams varsity baseball team earned its first region win of the season on a beautiful Saturday afternoon at Newton High, defeating Lovejoy 6-3.

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Posted: mar. 10, 2014 3:11 p.m.
Lady Rams end Eastside’s streak

Lady Rams end Eastside’s streak

The Newton Lady Rams soccer team made a short trip to Sharp Field Saturday afternoon, defeating rival Eastside 2-1 in a streak-ending victory.

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Posted: mar. 09, 2014 8:37 p.m.
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Rams, Lions split on the pitch

Rams, Lions split on the pitch

A muddy, sloppy night for the Newton soccer program ended in a Friday night split at home in non-region action, as the Lady Rams picked up a win over visiting MLK High School before the boys fell in the nightcap.

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Posted: mar. 07, 2014 10:46 p.m.
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