The Pope softball team did it to Heritage again. Kelly Barnhill struck out 11 batters in each of her two complete games and the Greyhounds completed a sweep with a come-from-behind game two victory in the second round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs.
Alcovy’s defense was shell shocked by the Newnan bats as they had 24 hits in the doubleheader on Wednesday. The Lady Cougars punched their ticket to the Class AAAAAA softball tournament in Columbus with their sweep over Alcovy.
Back-to-back losses against Missouri and Vanderbilt have derailed a once promising Georgia football season.
Carlos Beltran has always saved his best for last. In the postseason, when the pressure of Major League Baseball (MLB) is at its most suffocating, the slugger has proven himself one of the great clutch performers.
All Alcovy has to do it look at last year’s calender if they need motivation for their homecoming game against Druid Hills today at 7 p.m. at Homer Sharp Stadium.
School Bus Safety Week is Oct. 21 to 25
Newton County schools launch new school bus safety program
Coming off a three-game losing streak, Georgia Tech righted the ship against Syracuse last Saturday with a 56-0 rout in what was probably one of most complete victories of Paul Johnson’s tenure.
Montessori of Covington students donate ‘comfort bags’ to foster children
Citizen readers submitted photos of their most creative carvings to celebrate the Halloween season.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has presented a Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) and is inviting Georgians to comment.
Week nine of the high school football season provides an opportunity to examine two teams who are headed in opposite directions.
When Austin Aldridge started coaching soccer at Covington Family YMCA a decade ago, “In Newton County, not many people knew soccer, much less knew how to coach soccer…You couldn’t even watch soccer on TV,” he said.
Middle schoolers across the county can find out if a career in healthcare is the right choice for them by attending the first Newton County Health Careers Expo hosted by Washington Street Community Center.
Newton High School names 2013 Homecoming Court