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Coverage of Newton high school sports, including Alcovy High School, Eastside High School and Newton High School

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Rams get three playing at next level

Three Newton baseball players have decided to continue playing the game they love after signing to play at the next level.

Local runners claim 17 region champions

There was no doubt who was the best boys track team in Region 2-AAAAAA after Rockdale won the region championship by 35-point margin at Twelve Oaks Stadium on Wednesday.

Nwiloh heads to MLS after signing with Chivas USA

Former Georgia State men’s soccer standout Michael Nwiloh made history when he signed a professional contract with Chivas USA on Wednesday. The Conyers native will be the first GSU men’s soccer player to play for a Major League Soccer (MLS) team.

Eagles on five-game losing streak after sweep by Lumpkin County

What started as almost a sure thing in making the Class AAAA playoffs has turned into uncertainty after Eastside lost their fifth straight Region 8-AAAA game on Wednesday.

Agreement reached on Bucks’ sale

Milwaukee Bucks longtime owner Herb Kohl confirmed Wednesday that he reached an agreement to sell the NBA franchise to hedge-fund billionaires Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry.

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Hawks put Bucks out of their misery

There was almost nothing at stake on Wednesday night when the Atlanta Hawks beat the Milwaukee Bucks 111-103 in the regular-season finale at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.

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Atlanta awarded Major League Soccer franchise

Atlanta has become the latest city to benefit from Major League Soccer’s rapid expansion plans after being awarded a franchise on Wednesday that will begin play in 2017.

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Errors too much for Tigers to overcome in 6-1 loss to Newton

Five errors in the fifth inning caused the Tigers to implode as Newton took advantage of the situation scoring four runs in their 6-1 win in a crucial Region 2-AAAAAA matchup on Tuesday.

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Nadal recovers from shaky start to go through

Claycourt machine Rafael Nadal recovered from a stuttering start to beat Russian qualifier Teymuraz Gabashvili 6-4 6-1 and reach the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Wednesday.

Seniors make time on field memorable with 4-0 win over Henry County

The three Lady Eagles senior soccer players finished their final game at home with a big win as they defeated Henry County 4-0 on Tuesday at Homer Sharp Stadium.

Five win titles at Region 2 track and field meet

Five local athletes took home individual championships during day one of the Region 2-AAAAAA track and field meet Tuesday at Twelve Oaks Stadium.

Heritage falls 1-0 at John’s Creek

The Heritage girls soccer team had its seven-game winning streak snapped Tuesday, dropping a 1-0 contest to John’s Creek.

Bobcats win on Douglas-Roberts’ shot

Chris Douglas-Roberts may not have been the primary option when the Charlotte Bobcats set up the final play with 2.6 seconds left. But the guard felt comfortable when he got the ball with the game on the line.

Olympic sprint gives way to Stanley Cup marathon

With the sprint for Olympic gold over, the marathon run for the Stanley Cup begins this week with the opening round of the National Hockey League playoffs.

Farmer picks up first victory of season

Austin back in the groove with Trenton

Buck Farmer bounced back nicely from an up down first start of the season with a victory in start No. 2.

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