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Rick Rasmussen Q&A

Rick Rasmussen Q&A

Although his summer basketball season is over, we caught up with head coach Rick Rasmussen to ask him a few random questions so Newton County to get to know one of its heralded coaches.

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Updated: jul. 10, 2014 10:00 p.m.

From a Ram to an Eagle

From a Ram to an Eagle

Signings don’t usually come this late in the summer, but as they say ‘better late than never.’

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Posted: jul. 09, 2014 4:46 p.m. | Updated: jul. 09, 2014 4:50 p.m.
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Rams finish strong

From June 13 to June 28 the Newton Rams played about 30 games in preparation for the season that is still months away, as they went 21-9 overall.

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Posted: jul. 02, 2014 4:41 p.m. | Updated: jul. 02, 2014 4:45 p.m.
Reed joins Titan nation

Reed joins Titan nation

The Albany Tech Lady Titans just picked up a new player, former Newton High School Lady Rams forward Deandra Reed.

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Posted: jul. 01, 2014 9:13 p.m. | Updated: jul. 01, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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7-on-7  tournament  held at Newton

7-on-7 tournament held at Newton

On Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Newton High School held a seven-on-seven tournament comprised of around 10 teams. Eagles Landing defeated Newton in the championship game.

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Posted: jun. 21, 2014 3:09 p.m. | Updated: jun. 21, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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Newton basketball off to hot start

Newton High School basketball has gotten off to a hot start this summer, going 7-3 over a stretch that saw them face some highly talented teams in the past week.

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Posted: jun. 19, 2014 8:54 p.m. | Updated: jun. 19, 2014 10:00 p.m.

Rams to host 7-on-7 tournament

After losing in the playoffs in the first round, Newton High School football is back at it today hosting a 7-on-7 tournament from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Posted: jun. 19, 2014 8:42 p.m. | Updated: jun. 19, 2014 10:00 p.m.
Henry commits to Hokies

Henry commits to Hokies

In the eighth grade Shane Henry wrote that he wanted to play shooting guard for the Miami Heat. He was just 5-foot-7 then, but he’s 6-foot-8 now and a step closer to his childhood dream.

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Posted: jun. 12, 2014 5:09 p.m. | Updated: jun. 12, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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'We run this county'

'We run this county'

In what the Newton High School football head coach called “The Newton Spot,” a.k.a ‘World of Wings 2’ we had lunch and talked about his first year as head coach and what he expects from the program next season.

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Posted: jun. 10, 2014 9:06 p.m. | Updated: jun. 10, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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Newton Rams gear up for next season

Newton Rams gear up for next season

Last week it was the junior varsity players practicing out on Newton High School’s basketball court, but this week varsity players own the court.

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Posted: jun. 10, 2014 9:13 p.m. | Updated: jun. 10, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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Q&A with the coach

Q&A with the coach

After wrapping up the second day of the Newton High School girl’s summer basketball camp, head coach Tiffani Johnson answered a few hard-hitting questions from The Covington News.

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Posted: jun. 03, 2014 7:04 p.m. | Updated: jun. 03, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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Newton to host summer b-ball camp

Newton to host summer b-ball camp

Still months away from the beginning of the regular season, Newton High School seems to have adopted the mantra “basketball never stops.”

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Posted: may. 29, 2014 5:31 p.m. | Updated: may. 29, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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Bye-bye Billingslea

Dezmon Billingslea just got done moving his tassel over after being pronounced officially an alumni of Newton High School. Now the All-Region 2-AAAAAA linebacker is set to move on at Kennesaw State University, but first he had some parting words for his former Rams teammates.

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Posted: may. 24, 2014 8:08 p.m. | Updated: may. 24, 2014 10:00 p.m.
Newton sends four to college

Newton sends four to college

MJ Boykin signed his national letter of intent to attend Reinhardt University after he received a full scholarship to play baseball. Boykin stole 15 bases in his senior season as a Ram and hit .368. 

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Posted: may. 24, 2014 8:01 p.m. | Updated: may. 24, 2014 10:00 p.m.
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