Prep Sports


With playoffs still a possiblity, Tigers visit Lovejoy

It’s been an interesting high school football season for several teams in Region 2-AAAAAA, and that includes Alcovy, one of the most improbable potential state playoff teams.

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Taylor gives verbal nod to Michigan

The look and sounds of more than 100,000 screaming fans easily convinced Newton’s Kurt Taylor that playing football for Michigan was the right decision. That was why he gave them an early verbal commitment.

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YACS cross country takes runner-up in state

The Young Americans Christian School boys cross country team finished the 2015 season with a runner-up position in the GICAA Cross Country State Championship on Oct. 31 in Macon.

Wren brings new level of excitement to Eastside boys basketball program

A new head coach for the Eastside boys basketball team seems to have brought a new sense of excitement as well as a new way of doing things.

Heritage squads, Eastside boys headed to state cross country meet

The Heritage cross country teams are headed to Carrollton.

Heritage squads, Eastside boys headed to state cross country meet

The Heritage cross country teams are headed to Carrollton.

Pats, ‘Noles lose leads late, drop region contests

A second-half lead slipped away and the Heritage football team suffered another defeat last weekend.

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Taylor breaks 1,000 barrier in Newton's homecoming win

Newton did what they had to do to win a region championship, their first since 1987, with a 53-0 homecoming win over Lakeside- Atlanta at Homer Sharp Stadium on Friday.

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Rockdale gets first league win, knocks off Alcovy

Tajee Steele showed just how much he can affect a game on Friday.

Season ends for Heritage softball team

Brianna Butler and the defending state champions put an end to the Heritage softball season Friday morning.

Experience not a problem for Newton girls basketball

Newton’s girls basketball team seems to have just about everything they need to possibly win the Region 2-AAAAAA championship and make run a deep run in the playoffs.

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Dalton nips Heritage in Elite 8 softball opener

The Heritage softball team prides itself on playing “small ball” to win games. On Thursday, the little things cost the Patriots a victory.

Middlebrooks ready to take snaps if needed

Even though Lakeside only has one win in Region 2-AAAAAA, beating Rockdale 39-20 in week eight, Newton head coach Terrance Banks does want to give them a chance to get that second win and ruin their homecoming game at Homer Sharp Stadium today at 7:30 p.m.

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Newton boys to rely on talent to overcome less experience

This may be one of the least experienced teams the Newton boys basketball team has produced but at the same time it is probably on of the most talented. Only time will tell as they get ready to start the 2015-16 season.

Playoff hopefuls get together on gridiron

Before any other state playoff scenarios unfold for the Rockdale High School football team, one thing is clear: the Bulldogs can’t lose again it they want to play past the final weekend of the regular season.