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Tigers trounced 42-13 in region championship

NEWNAN -- Alcovy knew it was in for a long night when the opening kickoff was returned 52 yards as the Tigers lost their bid for a Region 3-AAAA championship with a 42-13 loss to Northgate on Friday.. "They're 10-0 and state- ranked for a reason," Alcovy head

Newton's Alex Grady gets top 15 in AAAAA meet

CARROLLTON -- The Eastside and Newton cross country squads may not have made their mark in the state meet on Saturday in Carrollton, but Alex Grady sure did.. When the Class AAA meet started, the Eastside boys were seeded as the No. 26 team. They came out and proved themselves

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Newton tops Luella 36-30 in four-overtime win

COVINGTON -- Heading into the final game of the regular season, Newton had to win and two other teams had to do their part for the Rams to make it to the Class AAAAA playoffs.. It took a while as the game took four overtimes, but the Rams did their

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Byrd ready to lead Newton baseball

COVINGTON -- After biding his time and learning, Andre Byrd is ready to step up and take over the Newton baseball head coaching position.

Lakeside-DeKalb defeats Heritage in penalty kicks

CLARKSTON - In a matter of minutes, the 2013 season came to an end for the Heritage boy’s soccer team.

Heritage track and field finishes seventh at state meet

JEFFERSON - The Heritage boy's track and field team made state-wide headlines at last weekend’s state track and field meet.

East Coweta sweeps Rockdale on diamond

SHARPSBURG - East Coweta provided plenty of reasons why it was ranked No. 1 heading into the Class AAAAAA state playoffs.

Heritage boys soccer ends first round slump

DOUGLASVILLE - The Heritage boy’s soccer team is finally over the first round hump.

Heritage girls knocked out in opening round

The defending state champions were a little too much for the Heritage girl’s soccer team Wednesday.

Rockdale tennis eliminated in second round

The most successful season in the history of Rockdale High School tennis came to an end Monday.

Rockdale tennis sweeps first round matches

It was a clean sweep for the Rockdale tennis teams Tuesday in Conyers.

Heritage boys, girls lose tight games to Parkview

Joe Switay had a blistering goal from 18 yards out for the match-tying goal, but Heritage lost 3-2 in penalty kicks Friday against Parkview in non-region play.

Patriots shut out Clarke Central on diamond

Ryan Sutton pitched a five-inning shutout, allowing just three hits, and Tyler Holcombe drove in three runs as the Heritage baseball team defeated Clarke Central 10-0 on Wednesday.. Heritage (5-14, 4-6 Region 8-AAAAA) sent nine batters to the plate and scored six two-out runs in the fourth

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Eagles top Lanier to remain perfect in region

COVINGTON -- Eastside's defense came to play behind pitcher Peyton Pallay as the Eagles remained perfect in Region 8-AAAA play following their 5-1 win over Lanier on Wednesday.. While sporting pink jerseys to help raise awareness for breast cancer, the Longhorns (13-6, 6-3) were unable to get anything going

Rockdale tennis rolls into region tournament

CONYERS -- The Rockdale tennis teams enter the region tournament on a roll, thanks to wins in Wednesday's regular season finales.. The girls got a 12-10 victory by No. 2 singles player Ciara Chesser in a third-set tiebreaker to outlast Union Grove 3-2 at the Rockdale Tennis Center. Union

Newton boys, girls blank Monticello tennis

COVINGTON -- Newton's tennis team is heading into the Region 2-AAAAAA tournament on a high note after the boys and girls teams blanked Monticello 5-0 on Wednesday.. "We have now won two straight (matches) headed into region, so hopefully, we have a little confidence going into next week,"

Newton stumbles in 13-2 loss

COVINGTON -- Errors, walks and the inability to handle the bunt, along with not being able to hit the ball, put Newton's playoff seeding on shaky ground after losing to Lovejoy 13-2 in five innings on Tuesday.. "We're still in third place," Newton head coach Vince Byams said. "Lovejoy

Rockdale tennis rolls past Ola

The Rockdale tennis teams hadn't played since March 27 before facing Ola on Tuesday, but apparently the Bulldogs didn't need to shake off any rust.. Rockdale, which has already clinched the top seed for next week's Region 2-AAAAAA tournament, lost just one match in a 5-0 girls win and