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Kurt Aschermann Jr.

Stories by Kurt Aschermann

Rockdale sweeps Region 2 tennis crowns again

For the second consecutive season there was little doubt who was Region 2-AAAAAA’s top tennis program.

Heritage falls 1-0 at John’s Creek

The Heritage girls soccer team had its seven-game winning streak snapped Tuesday, dropping a 1-0 contest to John’s Creek.

Farmer picks up first victory of season

Austin back in the groove with Trenton

Buck Farmer bounced back nicely from an up down first start of the season with a victory in start No. 2.

UNC bounces back to salvage game 3 in Atlanta

The Georgia Tech softball team was hoping to sweep North Carolina Sunday in Atlanta, but the visitors from Chapel Hill had other ideas.

Allen picks up big dual win

The magical year on the wrestling mats for Alonzo Allen continued Sunday.

Heritage grad helps GSU softball sweep Texas State

Heritage graduate Callie Alford helped Georgia State’s softball team sweep a pair of conference games Saturday.

Pats beat ‘Noles on diamond for 9th straight time

Heritage continued its dominance over Salem on the baseball field Friday.

Big seventh sends Pats to fifth straight win

Salem was three outs away from a victory over Heritage Wednesday when the teams took the field for the top of the seventh. Unfortunately for the Seminoles, their crosstown rival wasn’t quite finished.

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Alford leads huge night at plate for GSU in win over Tech

Callie Alford and the Georgia State softball team brought the big bats to Mewborn Field Tuesday.

Rockdale wins six events at Alabama track and field event

Jhibri Greer, Robert McCray and the Rockdale boys track and field team had been impressing in Georgia meets all season. Now the Bulldogs have a handful of national finishes to tout.

Rockdale wins six times at Alabama track and field event

Jhibri Greer, Robert McCray and the Rockdale boys track and field team had been impressing in Georgia meets all season. Now the Bulldogs have a handful of national finishes to tout.

Bryant delivers for Pats in 10th

Freddie Bryant delivered a two-out single that scored Isreal Zackery in the bottom of the 10th as Heritage defeated Flowery Branch 3-2 Thursday at Danny Blue Field.

Page leads Rockdale past Salem

The Salem baseball team has probably seen enough of Tyler Page over the last two seasons.

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Boggus’ late goal leads Pats to big region win

Gainesville boys pitch shut out in nightcap

Sara Boggus took care of the scoring and Mady Carter made it stand up. Now the Heritage girls soccer team is just one win from a region championship.

Rockdale girls shut out Heritage in tennis

Rockdale girls tennis coach Stephen Sansing believes his team is a better than the 2013 version that reached the Class AAAAAA round of 16. After Wednesday’s performance it’d be easy to convince Heritage of that fact.

Bulldogs handle Grayson in tennis

The Rockdale tennis teams swept a pair of matches with Grayson Monday as the girls won 5-0 and the boys were 4-1 winners.

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Shelton leads Pats past Lakeside

The future is bright for the Heritage girls soccer team, and that was evident once again Monday in Atlanta.

Allen places 3rd at nationals

Alonzo Allen can now add “All-American” to his wrestling resume.

Allen to wrestle in NHSCA semis tonight

After winning his second consecutive Georgia state championship last month, Alonzo Allen is now just two wins away from becoming a national champion.

Heritage soccer picks up pair of shut outs

The Heritage girls soccer team had spent the previous three games defeating Region 8-AAAAA opponents, but Wednesday, the Patriots had no trouble handling a non-league foe.

Pats bats, Bazzani too much for Winder

After Monday’s shutout loss at Loganville, Heritage baseball coach Jason Borcherding said his team needed to score runs to beat the good teams in Region 8-AAAAA. Wednesday, the Patriots did just that.

Medlam tosses one-hit shutout in Panthers’ win

Heading into Tuesday’s game, the Georgia State softball team was in the midst of a four-game losing streak that included a weekend sweep by Sun Belt Conference rival Louisiana-Lafayette. Turns out, an in-state rival was just what the Panthers needed to get things turned around.

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Miller shuts down Pats on diamond

Mitchell Miller was far too effective for the Heritage baseball team Monday.

Rockdale boys track and field captures title at New Manchester

A handful of elite-level performances helped the Rockdale boys track and field team to a championship last weekend.

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Gibeau blast leads Flowery Branch past Salem

In his first two plate appearances Wednesday, Dylan Gibeau had ended two Flowery Branch rallies by grounding into a double play and striking out. The Falcons’ designated hitter made up for it in a big way during at bat No. 3.

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Rockdale graduate Franklin powers GSU to softball win

The offense for the Georgia State softball team hadn’t produced much through three innings of Tuesday’s game at Bob Heck Field.

Tournament time for local colleges

After four and a half months of basketball, five local colleges are still on the court.

Rockdale tennis teams finish 2nd at invitational

The Rockdale tennis teams had another impressive showing at last weekend’s Viking Invitational at Lowndes High School.

Gators finish SEC season perfect, top Kentucky for title

Florida finally got the best of Kentucky in an SEC championship game.

Florida, Kentucky to meet in Sunday’s SEC final

After four days and 12 games, the top two teams were left standing in the Southeastern Conference Tournament.

Pats stay undefeated in region with shutout win Friday

A roundup of Friday’s late high school action…

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Wilbekin, defense send Gators to the semis

Before the Southeastern Conference Tournament began, Scottie Wilbekin was named the league’s player of the year. Several of the reasons for the league-wide honor were on display as Florida pulled away from Missouri in Friday’s quarterfinals.

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Allen caps brilliant high school career

For Alonzo Allen, it seemed to only be a matter of time.

Former Rams shine at collegiate level

A pair of former Newton basketball standouts, Shane Henry and Jamon Hawkins, have had quite a winter.

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Mizzou holds off A&M in double overtime

Missouri is the best in the Southeastern Conference when it comes to shooting free throws, but the Tigers certainly weren’t expecting to be at the line sealing a double-overtime victory in Thursday’s league tournament opener.

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Newton rolls past Stockbridge on diamond

There were strong wind gusts throughout Wednesday’s baseball game between Newton and Stockbridge. But with the way the Rams were pitching and hitting, it didn’t matter much at all.

Rockdale tennis sweeps Druid Hills

Salem baseball wins 3rd straight

The Rockdale tennis teams stayed perfect in league play with dominant victories Tuesday at the DeKalb Tennis Center.

Titans hold off Heritage in girls soccer

The offense for the Heritage girls soccer team got going a little too late Tuesday.

Heritage boys top North Oconee in penalty kicks

The Heritage boys soccer team got to penalty kicks again on Tuesday, and again the Patriots pulled out a victory.

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Tennessee women win 17th SEC title

With another conference title hanging in the balance, a pair of guards delivered in a big way for Tennessee.

Pats sweep Habersham on the pitch

The Heritage boys soccer team had an excellent week, capped by a 4-2 victory over Habersham Central Saturday at Evans Memorial Stadium.

Ayanna Mitchell named to junior all star game

Ayanna Mitchell continued to add to a memorable high school career with a state-wide honor Saturday.

Long 2nd half run sends Vols into SEC semis

With 8 1/2 minutes to play in Friday’s quarterfinal of the SEC Tournament, the double-digit seed must’ve been feeling pretty good, leading the No. 2 seed by four points. But that’s about where the game turned in the favor of one of the conference’s finest teams.

Regular season champ Gamecocks oust Georgia in quarters

The South Carolina womens basketball team had been victorious in 10 consecutive games before a loss at Tennessee in the regular season finale. Friday in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament, the Gamecocks looked more than capable of starting a brand-new streak.

Heritage girls win third straight

It seems as if ordered has been restored with the Heritage girls soccer team.

Williams, ‘Bama knocked out by LSU

With shooting prowess and a defensive effort like they had Thursday, the LSU womens basketball team will be awfully tough to beat in March.

Florida hangs on to eliminate Richardson, Bulldogs

Mississippi State nearly came all the way back to win its second round game against Florida, but the Gators had just enough to hang on.

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Georgia women advance in SEC Tournament

The Georgia womens basketball team slumped through the first seven minutes of Thursday’s Southeastern Conference Tournament first-round game. But the rest of the first half proved to be all the No. 9 seed Bulldogs would need to advance.

Rockdale boys start strong on pitch

The Rockdale boys soccer team is off to a 4-2 start, thanks in large part to the play of Shad-I Dawkins.

Williams, Richardson make SEC all-freshman team

On the eve of the Southeastern Conference Tournament, Alabama’s Ashley Williams and Breanna Richardson of Mississippi State were both honored by the league as all-freshmen selections Tuesday.