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Loganville takes two from Eastside in soccer
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The Eastside High varsity soccer teams were swept at home by Loganville Friday night in Area 8 action.

For the boys, the Eagles (4-3 overall) lost a heartbreaker, 2-0. Loganville's Joe Christian scored both goals, his fifth and sixth of the season. Goalie Zach Slape helped preserve the shutout.

In the girls game, the Lady Eagles were ultimately defeated 6-1. Their record now stands at 2-3 overall.

Eastside will next visit Madison at 5:30 p.m. Monday.


The Newton County Recreation Commission is currently seeking advertisers, sponsors and volunteer help for the upcoming 2008 Dixie Boys World Series (13-14 year olds).

This event, which is the largest spectacle of the year, will feature 12 teams competing for the world championship August 1-7 at City Pond Complex. In addition, the recreation department has 25 other outside tournaments booked for this year.

Ads for the souvenir program are due by May 16.

For further information regarding the 2008 Dixie Boys World Series, call the Newton County Recreation Commission at (770) 786-4373 or send e-mail to Carol Rooks, marketing/special events coordinator, to


The Covington/Newton County Chamber of Commerce 14th Annual Golf Tournament is April 17 at the Oaks Golf Course.

The cost is $110 per player, or $440 per team.

Registration begins at 10:30 a.m., followed by a putting contest, lunch and a silent auction preview. The shotgun start is at noon.

Heavy hors d'oeuvres and an award ceremony will follow upon tournament completion. Awards will be given to the first, second and third place teams. There will also be awards given to the Closest to the pin and Putting Contest winners, including door prize drawings.

For more information, contact Lisa Powell of the Chamber of Commerce at (770) 786-7510 or send e-mail to


The Eastside High basketball program is currently undergoing a search for all former boys and girls players, including head coaches, assistant coaches, managers, cheerleaders and mascots, to compete in the fall 2008 Alumni Basketball Game.

For further information regarding this special event to kickoff the 2008-09 Eastside basketball season, contact Eastside coach Rochone Dilligard at (770) 784-2920 or send e-mail to