CONYERS -- The Rockdale tennis teams enter the region tournament on a roll, thanks to wins in Wednesday's regular season finales.. The girls got a 12-10 victory by No. 2 singles player Ciara Chesser in a third-set tiebreaker to outlast Union Grove 3-2 at the Rockdale Tennis Center. Union
COVINGTON -- Newton's tennis team is heading into the Region 2-AAAAAA tournament on a high note after the boys and girls teams blanked Monticello 5-0 on Wednesday.. "We have now won two straight (matches) headed into region, so hopefully, we have a little confidence going into next week,"
COVINGTON -- Errors, walks and the inability to handle the bunt, along with not being able to hit the ball, put Newton's playoff seeding on shaky ground after losing to Lovejoy 13-2 in five innings on Tuesday.. "We're still in third place," Newton head coach Vince Byams said. "Lovejoy
The Rockdale tennis teams hadn't played since March 27 before facing Ola on Tuesday, but apparently the Bulldogs didn't need to shake off any rust.. Rockdale, which has already clinched the top seed for next week's Region 2-AAAAAA tournament, lost just one match in a 5-0 girls win and
CONYERS -- The Salem boys soccer team finished in a 1-1 tie with Luella in non-region play Tuesday.. Cristian Colin scored for Salem, which bounced back from a loss to rival Heritage and improved to 7-4-1.. In the opener, the Luella girls cruised to an 8-0 victory as Salem
MCDONOUGH -- Austin Kulp scored a pair goals, and the Heritage boys soccer team extended its unbeaten streak to 8-0-2 with a 2-1 victory over Union Grove in non-region play Monday.. The Class AAAAA No. 8 Patriots, who moved to 11-1-2, last lost March 1 against Clarke Central. Since
JACKSON -- Eastside's baseball team was unable to get any runs across in the second meeting against Jackson as the Red Devils defeated the Eagles 1-0 Monday.. Following a quiet first inning, the Eagles (16-2, 8-0 Region 8-AAAA) put their leadoff batter aboard in the second inning with a
CONYERS -- The long region losing streak for the Salem baseball team is over, and to do it, the Seminoles got a dominant pitching performance. Jason Howell and Ryan Read combined on a one-hitter and Salem won its first Region 8-AAAAA game 3-0 over Apalachee.
COVINGTON -- All six boys teams and three girls team are still in the hunt for the state soccer playoffs with fewer than four games left in region play.. The Alcovy and Heritage boys teams are almost guaranteed to make it to the playoffs, while Newton, Rockdale, Salem and Eastside
Wednesday against Salem, the Heritage baseball team had to erase a five-run deficit and needed two runs in the sixth inning to pull out a victory. Facing their crosstown rival again Friday, the Patriots, thanks to Matt Studdard and Domenic Bazzani, had a much easier time.
The last time the Rockdale baseball team played on its home field, region rival Newton’s offense exploded for 12 runs. Back at home again Monday facing a former region foe, the Bulldogs’ bats were the main attraction.
COVINGTON -- Winning was not the goal in Newton's golf match against Luella at The Oaks Course on Thursday.. Even though the team got swept by Luella -- the boys losing 184-233 and the girls falling 171-178 -- some of the players improved as individuals.. "As always, we're playing to
LOGANVILLE -- Three runs in the top of the seventh inning turned Eastside's fate around as the Eagles won five straight Region 8-AAAA games with a 9-7 win over Walnut Grove on Wednesday.. "This team is not going to lie down when we're behind. We're going to play hard
CONYERS -- A long losing streak to a county rival came to an end Wednesday for the Rockdale baseball team. Malachi Eskin had a walk-off RBI single to cap a six-run rally in the bottom of the seventh inning, lifting the Bulldogs to a 7-6 victory over Heritage
Salem football player Ahmad Mitchell recently signed an athletic scholarship with Kentucky Wesleyan College in Owensboro, Ky.