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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
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
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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MONROE -- Not even the near-freezing conditions and a few snow flurries Monday could cool off Eastside's baseball team, which beat Monroe Area 8-4 for its fifth straight win.
DOUGLASVILLE -- The Rockdale boys continued their outstanding track and field season last weekend. Paced by four championships and four runner-up finishes, Rockdale won the second annual East Manchester Invitational.. Lawrence Crawford led the way in the track events with a title in the 100 meters (10.91). His teammates
COVINGTON -- Low rounds by Alcovy's Zach Floyd and Kelsey Knight helped put the Tigers in the lead for the Newton Cup after the first round at The Oaks Course on Monday.. Even under brutal, windy, cold conditions, Floyd managed to shoot an even par 36 on the front nine
CONYERS -- Several local players teamed up to play in the rain-shortened, three-day Georgia four-ball tournament at the par-72 courses of Doublegate Country Club and Stonebridge Golf and Country Club in Albany.. Due to heavy rain in the Albany area on Saturday night, Stonebridge Golf and
PHILADELPHIA — Playing in the school’s first-ever NCAA Tournament game, Bernard Thompson and his Florida Gulf Coast teammates acted like seasoned veterans, and in the process made a ton of history.
COVINGTON -- Eastside's baseball team continued its dominance in Region 8-AAAA with a 4-1 win over Monroe Area on Friday.. Eastside pitcher Peyton Pallay held the Hurricanes (3-7, 0-3) hitless through the first inning while the Eastside (11-1, 3-0) offense, tacked on a run in the bottom of the
COVINGTON -- The Alcovy girls remained undefeated in a tie for the Region 2-AAAAAA championship with a 2-1 win over Newton, while the boys appear to have locked up a playoff spot with their 3-2 win on Friday.. The Alcovy boys (7-4, 3-1) took a big lead and appeared
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COVINGTON -- The elements played havoc on everyone, but it was the Newton golf team that handled them best with a sweep over Salem at The Oaks Course on Thursday.. The boys outshot Salem by two strokes getting the win with a 214-216 score. While Salem did not have enough
COVINGTON -- Eastside started Region 8-AAAA play with a pair of wins over region opponent Madison County in back-to-back games on Tuesday and Wednesday.. Eastside (10-1, 2-0) took the first game at home 4-2 before traveling to Danielsville on Wednesday to beat the Red Raiders (2-8, 0-2
CONYERS -- Heritage fell to 1-2 in region play, losing to hot hitting Winder Barrow 11-4 on Wednesday.. The Bulldoggs struck first with four runs in the first and three more in the second to put Heritage in an early hole.. The Patriots scored in the third when Justin Jackson
The Newton girl’s tennis team nipped Luella, 3-2 Thursday in Region 2-AAAAAA play.
There were plenty of successful area boys basketball teams in 2012-2013, and the leaders of those squads were rewarded with spots on the Citizen's All-Area team.. Eastside, a state playoff team in Class AAAA, had three players make the first team, while Salem, a Class AAAAA playoff team, had
The Rockdale tennis teams stayed unbeaten in region play by dominating local foe Alcovy on Wednesday, winning 5-0 in both girls and boys play.. The Bulldogs' top four singles players lost just two games as the top two girls players -- Summer Walker and Ciara Chesser -- each won 8-0
With a perennial state playoff team like Heritage, sometimes a tie is more satisfying than a victory. Such was the case for Patriots’ coach Chad Suddeth after a 1-1 tie with North Oconee in non-region play Tuesday.
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