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Campbell tops Rockdale in tourney semis

The balanced scoring of the Campbell boys basketball team was a bit too much for Rockdale on Monday.

Hodges’ double-double preserves perfect season

In what started as an easy runaway game quickly turned into a battle for the Alcovy girls basketball squad. But they were able to hold to beat Blessed Trinity 60-53 in the Lovett Thanksgiving tournament on Monday.

GHSA reclassification to affect all six local high schools

The sports landscape in Rockdale and Newton counties will soon look a lot different with the reclassification of the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) starting with the 2016-17 season as no two county schools will be sharing a region.

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Bryan moves on to UGA

Newton’s Ciara Bryan is proof that wishes don’t come true, they have to be worked for as she heads to Georgia to play softball.

Girls title helps Rockdale win overall swim meet

In a battle of four local swim teams, Rockdale came out on top last weekend.

Cedar boys never trail in keeping Rockdale winless

Cedar Shoals won a region championship and made the state final four a year ago. On their visit to Conyers Friday, the Jaguars looked more than capable of repeating both feats.

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Collins Hill gets running game going to eliminate Newton from playoffs

What started out as an offensive struggle ended with both offenses on fire. Unfortunately for Newton, Collins Hill’s fire burned a little hotter as they knocked the Rams out of the Class AAAAAA playoffs with a 31-24 win at Homer Sharp Stadium on Friday.

Rockdale girls have no trouble with Cedar

The Rockdale girls basketball team spent the first three quarters of Friday’s game building a double-digit lead. The Bulldogs then spent a majority of the final period at the free-throw line putting away their first victory of the season.

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Baddoo signs with Kentucky

A stand out baseball player at Salem High School is headed to the Bluegrass State.

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Controlling penalties even more crucial for Newton against Collins Hill

Newton’s football was fortunate to get past East Coweta 38-17 in the first round of the Class AAAAAA playoffs after being penalized 18 times for 180 yards. However, they definitely will not be around for the third round unless they can play more in control and smarter when they face off against Collins Hill in the second round of the playoffs at Homer Sharp Stadium tonight at 7:30.

Rockdale finishes 3rd at first swim meet of season

Rockdale High School got its swim season off to a fast start.

Rockdale girls look to rebound in 2015-2016

It’ll look a little different on the sidelines for the Rockdale girls basketball team this winter.

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Alcovy softball sends two to next level, Kalia Johnson heading to Kentucky and Raven Smith goes to West Georgia

After helping lead the Alcovy softball team to multiple Region 2-AAAAAA championships and taking them to the second round of the Class AAAAAA playoffs Kalia Johnson and Raven Smith are heading their separate ways.

Notae’s 39 points pushes Newton past Eastside in season opener

JD Notae made a statement about Newton basketball scoring 39 points as the Rams dismantled Eastside winning their season opener 90-60 on Tuesday.

Newton girls win season opener over rival Eastside

COVINGTON — There was no doubt that it was the season opener for Newton and Eastside as both teams had long periods when they went from the hot hand to ice cold. But the Lady Rams were just a little bit hotter getting the 54-33 win on Tuesday.