Newton County Sports

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


Vandy visits the Flats on Saturday

Vanderbilt visits Georgia Tech Saturday in an ACC-SEC match up at McCamish Pavilion.

Vandy heads to the Flats on Saturday

Vanderbilt and Georgia Tech play Saturday in an ACC-SEC match up at McCamish Pavilion.

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Falcons visit New Orleans in key divisional game

Falcons visit rival Saints Sunday

Hawks return favor in romp over Cavaliers

With memories of a 33-point loss on this floor still fresh in their minds, the Atlanta Hawks returned serve Wednesday with a scintillating shooting performance of their own.

Davis’ career high leads Jackets

ATLANTA - Kaela Davis scored a career-high 33 points, including 6-of-13 shooting from three-point range as the Yellow Jackets defeated Alabama State 77-53 at McCamish Pavilion.

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Georgia and Louisville meet in Belk Bowl

The 13th annual Belk Bowl will play host to two top 20 teams for the first time in its history.

Big 4th leads Rockdale past Cedar

The Rockdale boys basketball team trailed by five points heading to the final period Tuesday in Athens, but that didn’t seem to matter to the Conyers school.

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Grizzlies halt Golden State winning streak

Memphis put an end to a long Golden State winning streak on Tuesday.

Three local grapplers win South Metro Inviational, Rockdale takes third place overall

Rockdale’s wrestling team got seven medalist including two first place winners to come in third in the 21-team South Metro Invitational on Saturday.

Tide roll past Pine Bluff in Tuesday matinee

The Alabama womens basketball team had an early tip-off on Tuesday, then put its defense to work to pick up a comfortable victory.

Bulldogs swim team finishes 2nd at invite

The Rockdale swim team traveled down South and had a strong showing recently.

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Yellow Jackets handle Appalachian State

After a disappointing home loss and a long layoff, the Georgia Tech mens basketball team got back on the winning track Monday.

Newton edges Eastside to sweep the county rival game

Eastside’s basketball teams had a rough two days as they were swept by Jonesboro on Friday before getting the same treatment by Newton on Saturday.

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Steelers hold off Falcons

Steeler Nation took over the Georgia Dome on Sunday and liked what it saw.

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Auburn football player Jakell Mitchell shot and killed; arrest made

Auburn freshman football player Jakell Lenard Mitchell was shot and killed Sunday morning at an apartment complex near the Auburn University campus.


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