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Falcons fall to red-hot Newton

Facing a Newton team fresh off a stunning victory over defending Class AAAAAA state champion Tift County on Wednesday, the Falcons were the next victim in the fourth-seeded Rams’ Cinderella run, losing 58-54 in Saturday’s second-round game.

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Salem girls easily handle Cross Creek to advance to Elite-Eight

The Lady Seminoles advanced to the Elite-Eight in the Class AAAA tournament with their x-x win over Cross Creek on Friday.

Rockdale sneaks past Valdosta

It took an overtime period before Rockdale could the Wildcats away in the first round of the Class AAAAAA playoffs with a 60-56 win on Wednesday.

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Lackluster Newton girls fall to Colquitt County

The Lady Rams scored 19 points in the fourth quarter but they couldn’t overcome their play in the first three quarters losing to Colquitt County 48-44 in the first round of the Class AAAAA on Wednesday.

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Fonseca leads Newton girls soccer team with hat trick in win

Although there was a chill in the air the Lady Rams were on fire outscoring the Lady Lions 7-1 on Friday.

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Social Circle girls compete at state swim meet

The Social Circle swim team showed that the years of rebuilding is starting to pay off after qualifying for two events in the GHSA Swimming and Diving State Championship held on Feb. 6 and 7.

Alcovy splits with Walnut Grove in soccer opener

Alcovy’s girls soccer team showed that youthfulness is not a bad thing as they shutout Walnut Grove 4-0 while the Alcovy boys learned a lot of their 8-1 loss to open the season on Tuesday.

No. 2 seed Eastside girls fall to No. 3 seed Mt. Zion in region tournament

Mt. Zion’s junior Tyeisha Juhan was all the offense the Lady Bulldogs needed scoring 45 points as they eliminated Eastside 71-37 in the Region 4-AAAA tournament on Monday.

Nineteen local grapplers advance to state meet

Nineteen local wrestlers got past their various sectionals ending on Saturday as they vie for a state championship starting at the Macon Centreplex on Thursday.

Several Eastside players still weighing options

Even though National Signing Day has passed that does not mean the offers are over.

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Newton leads way with nine signees | PHOTOS

Newton Rams football, AJ Palomino, Nuka Yobo, Davonta Jones, Donta Jones, Lazarius Tinsley, Steven Montac, Colbie Jones, Sam Johnson, Vinny Jengelly, Southern University, Jacksonville State, Georgia Military, Albany State, Limestone College, Coffeyville Community, Fond de Lac Tribal Community

Newton defense led Rams to win over Lakeside

Defense was the name of the game as the Rams gave up double-digit scoring in one quarter against Lakeside to end the regular season with a 59-21 Senior Night win on Tuesday.

Newton finishes regular season with 55-40 win

The Lady Rams did all they could to improve their seeding for the Region 2-AAAAAA tournament with their 55-40 win over Lakeside for Senior Night on Tuesday.

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Simms’ career-high 24 points give Rasmussen gets 200th win

Newton’s basketball team was on fire in the first quarter making 82 percent of the shots on their way to a 64-37 win over Lovejoy while giving head coach Rick Rasmussen his 200th career win on Tuesday.

Alcovy wrestling team takes runner up at East Metro Tournament

Alcovy’s wrestling team was one win away from winning the two-day 2015 East Metro wrestling tournament coming up four point short of Clarke Central on Saturday.