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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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COVINGTON -- The dream still lives for 18 local wrestlers to walk away with a state championship after competing in the sectionals, which concluded Saturday.. Eastside leads the group, sending six competitors to the Georgia High School Association traditional state wrestling tournament at the Macon Centreplex staring at 5:30 p.m
COVINGTON -- It was a bittersweet night for Newton's basketball team Friday as it split a doubleheader against Druid Hills.. The Lady Rams had no trouble securing the No. 2 seed for the Region 2-AAAAAA tournament starting on Tuesday with a 49-28 win while the boys let an eight
COVINGTON -- It's apparent the staff at The Oaks Course not only loves the business of golf, but it also enjoys helping others.. Not only is The Oaks Course the home to two local high school golf teams, Newton and Alcovy. It also provides block off valuable tee times to
ATLANTA -- Eastside's swim team competed in three events in the state finals at Georgia Tech on Saturday.. The 200 medley relay, consisting of Jack Mitchell, Robbie Ellwanger, Joey Ellwanger and Samuel Stewart, finished ninth overall in a time of 1 minute, 42.48 seconds.. In the 400 freestyle relay, starting
National Signing Day is normally pretty predictable. The top college football programs reap a bountiful harvest of high school talent and the lesser-tier teams fight for the leftovers.. So when Mississippi emerged with the No. 1 recruit in the country, the top-ranked offensive tackle and the highest-rated
COVINGTON -- It was a good day for several local football players Wednesday as 17 signed their letters on intent and another chose a walk-on destination on National Signing Day.. Heritage led the field with five players, including Region 8-AAAAA and Citizen Defensive Player of the Year Chase
FLOWERY BRANCH -- It was another disheartening loss for the Heritage boys basketball team Tuesday in Hall County.. Nick Wayne scored all eight of his points in the fourth quarter, and Jaleel Bailey hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with just more than a minute to play as Flowery Branch
COVINGTON -- The Rockdale boys basketball team continued its pattern of starting slow before upping the pace in a 32-point, 79-47 win over Alcovy on Tuesday.. The Bulldogs (14-9 overall, 7-3 Region 2-AAAAAA) forced Alcovy (7-16, 2-9) to hand the ball over to Rockdale to take an early
FLOWERY BRANCH -- The Flowery Branch girls basketball team had a 10-game winning streak snapped last weekend when it lost to county rival East Hall. Playing a region opponent Tuesday, the Falcons got back to what they do best.. Tavia Sykes and freshman Breanna Locke scored 13 points each
Alcovy moves one game closer to perfect region record with 48-32 win over Rockdale.
Tampa, FL - Tyler Austin has been invited to his first spring training at the professional level. The former Heritage stand out told MILB.com he will be invited to the New York Yankees’ spring camp next month in Tampa.
Stephens County handed Eastside's girls their first region loss Tuesday.
LOGANVILLE -- Taylor King was the hero Friday in Walton County. The junior snapped a 51-51 tie against Loganville with a go-ahead 3-pointer with 3.7 seconds left as the Salem girls picked up a 54-51 victory in Region 8-AAAAA play.. The Seminoles, who got 22 points from
COVINGTON -- It was a battle until the end but somehow both Eastside squads came back in the final minutes of the game to sweep Chestatee with a pair of wins in Region 8-AAAA action on Friday.. The Eastside boys made it a sweep with a 71-69 win while
The coaching search is on for Heritage High School.
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