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STOVALL: Newton successfully channeled the spirit of Ric Flair against Westlake

 

*Note: Two corrections are made in this article that didn't make the print version. First, this article correctly reflects Newton's semifinal site as ...

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Newton boys celebrate, but turn their sights toward Tift County

It’s an arguable matter of discussion to say that Newton sophomore Colby Rogers hit the game’s biggest shots when he sunk four straight ...

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NEWTON BASKETBALL: Analyzing Thursday night's top performers

There’s still so much to unpack in Newton’s 89-83 triple overtime win over defending state champion Westlake Thursday night that we’re going ...

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Newton outlasts Westlake in triple overtime thriller, advance to play Tift County

It took three overtimes and some clutch shooting by a sometimes unsung senior hero and an emerging sophomore for the Newton Rams to gut out ...

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Newton boys sophomores Colby Rogers and Armani Harris are emerging as playmakers

To gauge how far a pair of sophomores on Newton’s boys basketball team have come this year, one would need only to look back ...

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Newton boys run past Peachtree Ridge in first round of state tournament

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Newton Lady Rams lack 'want to' in first round state tournament loss to Duluth

 

 

Despite having a No. 2 seed, a Region 8-AAAAAAA tournament runner-up finish and an impressive regular season record, the Newton Lady Rams went one-and-done in ...

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Day, time for Newton and Alcovy first round state tourney games set

Both Newton Rams varsity basketball teams will play host to first round Class AAAAAAA state tournament action this Friday. 

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Newton boys ready to focus on state title run after winning region crown

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — When it comes to Newton’s last pair of games against Shiloh, Rick Rasmussen is two times a prophet. 

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Newton Lady Rams fall short of region title against Archer in double OT

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — There were a lot of variables that one could point to if you wanted to diagnosis the Newton Lady Rams’ 73-70 double overtime ...

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Newton discovers its opponent in Friday region tourney game

Thanks to South Gwinnett's 67-62 win over Archer Wednesday night in the first round of the Region 8-AAAAAAA tournament, the Newton Rams will face ...

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Newton's Rick Rasmussen, J.D. Notae sweep top postseason honors in region

The Newton boys’ basketball team swept the top honors in the All-Region 8-AAAAAAA team which was released Monday.

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Newton hoops teams will enjoy first round byes in region tournament

For Newton boys basketball coach Rick Rasmussen, Friday night’s game against Archer wasn’t as much about the pomp and circumstance surrounding senior night ...

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Newton's Jurnee Smith settling into a comfort zone for Lady Rams

If it looks like Newton’s Jurnee Smith is playing on another level these last several games, it’s because she is — intentionally. 

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NBA legend Charles Barkley makes surprise visit to Newton boys basketball

There are probably a few good ways to motivate a nationally ranked basketball team that lost its first game of the season after winning its ...

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No. 1 Newton falls to upstart Shiloh

Rick Rasmussen allowed himself to wax a bit prophetic Tuesday night just moments before his top-ranked Newton Rams were to take on the Shiloh Generals ...

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Newton grabs mid-season honors from Atlanta Tip Off Club

More accolades are rolling in for Georgia’s No. 1 ranked boys basketball team.

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Complete performance gives No. 1 Newton blowout win over Grayson

Newton vs. Grayson, part two was supposed to be a matchup of the top two squads in Region 8-AAAAAAA.

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Newton boys still climbing MaxPreps national rankings

The Newton boys basketball team continues its climb up the national rankings even as it continues its quest for a state title and possible undefeated ...

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Newton's Jaquan Henderson flips commitment from Tennessee to Georgia Tech

Newton football has another Division I prospect who is committed to staying in-state for his college career.

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Newton Lady Rams' sophomore Rachel Hilliard is making an early impact

During the Newton Lady Rams’ Tuesday bounce back win over Rockdale County — 24 hours after a loss to Fayette County in the MLK Classic — coach ...

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Isaiah Miller drops 37 on South Gwinnett as No. 1 Newton stays perfect

Rick Rasmussen wanted to leave as little room as possible for a South Gwinnett fourth quarter comeback Friday night. 

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Lady Rams fall to South Gwinnett

Jurnee Smith gave her best superhero impression during the fourth quarter of Newton’s Friday night game against South Gwinnett, but it still wasn’t ...

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Newton Rams continue climbing national polls

The Newton boys basketball team keeps on grabbing national accolades. 

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Isaiah Miller's 29 points helps Newton blast Spartanburg Day in Blue Collar MLK Classic

A packed gymnasium at Peachtree Ridge High in Suwanee turned out in hopes of seeing a 32 minute highlight reel of one of the most ...

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