CONYERS - Heritage's Aaron Worthy tuned up for next week's state meet in Carrollton with an impressive performance in the Region 8-AAAA cross country championship Saturday at the Georgia International Horse Park.
CONYERS - Faced with wet and soggy conditions on Friday night, Salem had a simple game plan for Habersham Central.
MOUNT AIRY - Rockdale took another step forward in its quest for a Region 8-AAAA playoff spot Friday night at Raider Stadium.
COVINGTON - Eastside is looking forward to its rematch with Woodland-Henry in the first round of the Class AAA state volleyball playoffs at 11 a.m. today in Stockbridge.
CONYERS - All season, Heritage has tasted its fair share of fourth-quarter frustration.
CONYERS - With two straight victories over Clarke Central and Cedar Shoals, Rockdale has dug itself out of an early season hole in the Region 8-AAAA standings.
CONYERS - For Heritage, the first round of the Class AAAA state volleyball playoffs was a breeze Thursday, but for Rockdale, it was the end of the line.
COVINGTON - All you have to do is look at the Region 2-AAAAA football standings to know that tonight's clash between Newton and Greenbrier is going to reverberate for the rest of the regular season.
CONYERS - After a 1-5 start, the Heritage football team is coming off a benefical bye week as it prepares for Friday's clash with visiting Madison County at Evans Memorial Stadium.
CONYERS - After battling to a one-two finish in the Area 8-AAAA volleyball tournament last weekend, Heritage and Rockdale will launch their postseason quests tonight in the first round of the Class AAAA state playoffs.
COVINGTON - No. 1-ranked Eastside made it look easy in the first round of the Class AAA softball playoffs Tuesday night.
CONYERS - There's no doubt about it: The playoffs start this week for both Salem and Cedars Shoals.
Lady Eagles get berth in volleyball tournament Third-place finish in area gives Eastside trip to state
LAWRENCEVILLE - The Eastside volleyball team earned a trip to the Class AAA state playoffs with a third-place finish in the Area 8-AAAA tournament Saturday at Archer High School.
ATHENS - The Area 8-AAAA volleyball championship was played at Clarke Central High School on Saturday, but the road to the title clearly went through Rockdale County.
CONYERS - To borrow a line from that legendary twister of words, Yogi Berra, it was deja vu all over again for Salem against Clarke Central on Friday night.
ATHENS - The Heritage and Rockdale volleyball teams are just one victory away from earning trips to the Class AAAA state playoffs.
There's no doubt about it: The future of golf at Eastside is good hands.
LOGANVILLE - Heritage got into a shootout with the wrong team Friday night at Red Devil Stadium.
CONYERS - The Rockdale volleyball team celebrated senior night with a pair of victories Tuesday night.
CONYERS - The Heritage volleyball team tuned up for the final week of the regular season with an impressive showing over the weekend in the AmPest Spike Fest.
CONYERS - When the race was on the line, Heritage's Aaron Worthy made his move at the perfect time.
CONYERS - Heritage showed flashes of brilliance Friday night at Evans Memorial Stadium, but the Patriots couldn't beat Clarke Central or the lightning.
CONYERS - The recent flooding has even had an impact on Saturday's Aubrae Gunderson Invitational at the Georgia International Horse Park.
CONYERS - Forty volleyball teams will converge on Conyers and Stockbridge today for the start of the 2009 AmPest Spike Fest Conyers Classic.
CONYERS - Heritage's Aaron Worthy is still unbeaten in cross country.
It was a banner year in the spring for the local high school track teams.
CONYERS - If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, then Salem's 21-8 victory over Monroe Area wasn't exactly a masterpiece.
Jamon Hawkins did a little bit of everything for the Newton boys basketball team during the 2008-09 season.
CONYERS - Newton ended Heritage's eight-year winning streak in the boys race at the NewRock Meet on Monday at Rockdale High School.
CONYERS - For three and a half quarters, Heritage kept Rockdale off the scoreboard in Rockdale County's oldest gridiron rivalry Friday night.
There are moments in your life that you'll never forget.
Precious Elkins made the best of her senior year at Salem.
THE ROCK - Heritage's Aaron Worthy is now a perfect two-for-two in cross country races this year.
CONYERS - For the second straight week, mistakes and missed opportunities spelled doom for Heritage.
CONYERS - The names may change, but the goals remain the same every year for the Heritage cross country teams.
CONYERS - This one lived up to its pre-match billing.
CONYERS - The Salem cross country teams will feature young runners this fall, but new coach Ryan Baldassaro thinks both squads can make big strides.
DANIELSVILLE - Rockdale kicked off its 2009 season with a nearly flawless display of physical football Friday night at Red Devil Stadium.
CONYERS - New Rockdale cross country coach Chester Fuller is hoping experience pays big dividends this fall.
CONYERS - The Salem softball team needed to make just a few more plays - offensively and defensively - in its Region 8-AAAA South opener against perennial power Loganville on Tuesday.
CONYERS - The Heritage boys cross country team opened its 2009 campaign on a high note Saturday in the Jaguar Invitational at Spalding High School.
CONYERS - Salem boys basketball coach Darren Wilkins was looking for some positive signs during his squad's summer workouts.
CONYERS - Rockdale girls basketball coach Alex Springs was pleased with the confidence his squad developed during its summer workouts.
CONYERS - The Rockdale volleyball team had an impressive home debut Thursday night.
Lady Patriots loaded again for run at title Heritage volleyball returns 10 players off last year's championship squad
CONYERS - Heritage volleyball coach David Buddenbaum finds himself in a unique situation these days.
CONYERS - With 10 players returning from last season, Rockdale volleyball coach Stephen Sansing believes his squad will be in the hunt for the Area 8-AAAA championship this fall.
CONYERS - With four starters back from last season's 23-3 squad, the Salem girls basketball team worked on something a little different this summer - team chemistry.
Lowry scores victory over Ragan at AMS Covington racer edges Sprint Cup driver in return to Thursday Thunder
HAMPTON - Covington racer Kyle Lowry made a remarkable return last week to Thursday Thunder at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
The e-mails started trickling in 11 weeks ago here at the Citizen, usually about five or six per week. Somewhere near the end of May, they started coming in with greater frequency, two or three a day.
It was a banner season for the Eastside and Rockdale wrestling teams.