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Kurt Aschermann Jr.

Stories by Kurt Aschermann

Rockdale moves to 2-0 with win over Salem

Rockdale spent the first half of Friday’s game struggling offensively and ended four of its eight offensive possessions with turnovers. The Bulldogs were a different team in the opening stages of the second half.

‘Noles, ‘Dogs meet for 21st time

A big part of last season’s 3-0 start for the Rockdale football team was wins over county rivals Heritage and Salem. It was the first time since 2008 Rockdale had beaten both of its crosstown mates, and with last week’s win over Heritage, the Bulldogs can repeat the feat tonight.

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Seminoles crush Rockdale again on diamond

It’d be safe to assume that for the 2014 softball season, Rockdale has seen just about enough of its neighbor to the south.

Salem volleyball knocks off Putnam

Seminoles drop opening match to Woodland

The sport of volleyball can sometimes be as simple as which team is better in the service game. For Salem, that couldn’t have been more evident than on Tuesday night.

Pats softball wins Statesboro tourney

It was a perfect weekend down south for the Heritage softball team.

Galimah wins in first-ever HS cross country race

Jallah Galimah couldn’t have started his first high school cross country season any better.

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Rockdale nips Heritage for second straight season

The Rockdale football team sure has enjoyed its two recent visits to Evans Memorial Stadium.

Pats take two from Alcovy on volleyball court

After a slow start, the Heritage volleyball pulled away from a local rival Thursday.

Bulldogs, Patriots kick off football season tonight

For the first time since September, 2009, the Rockdale football team will go into its game with Heritage attempting to start a winning streak in the series.

Seminoles drop a pair in volleyball season opener

The Salem volleyball team came up just a bit short in its season opener Tuesday.

Farmer roughed up in Toledo debut

In his first start back in the minor leagues Monday, things couldn’t have gone much worse for Buck Farmer.

Rockdale volleyball reaches tournament semis for first time

The Rockdale volleyball team made history last weekend.

Rockdale softball drops region opener

It was a tough league opener for the Rockdale softball team Thursday.

Pats softball shuts down Shiloh

The Heritage softball team has had plenty of offense so far in 2014.

Rockdale grad gets no-decision in Major League debut

On the most important day of his young baseball career, Buck Farmer got to see what it took to get out Major League hitters, while also getting a glimpse of what it was like to have big league hitters on your own team.

Salem bats explode in season opening win

It didn’t take the Salem softball team long to show off what could be the program’s finest offense in years.

Farmer to make ML debut Wednesday for Detroit

It appears the Detroit Tigers think quite highly of a former area baseball standout.

Farmer solid in Erie debut

Buck Farmer made a nice first impression with his new team recently.

Softball season gets going next week

It’s high school softball season and the three local teams have jam-packed schedules that begin today.

Ware, GSU hoops headed to Costa Rica

Kevin Ware and his new teammates at Georgia State are headed to Central America not only for a good cause, but to play some basketball as well.

Brewer named new Rockdale baseball coach

Jon Brewer had been looking for the perfect opportunity for some time, and he believes he’s found it in Conyers.

Farmer moving on up to Double-A

Buck Farmer is moving up in the professional baseball world.

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Habeel wins state youth golf tourney

A local athlete became a state golf champion recently.

Link named baseball, softball coach at Salem

A new era has begun on the baseball and softball fields at Salem High School.

Post 77 opens state tourney with lopsided win

Rockdale Post 77 got the Georgia State American Legion Tournament off to a fine start Thursday.

Bazzani, Austin plugging along in minors

Anthony Bazzani had his first rough outing as a professional recently.

Prep football season just a month away

The new high school football season is a month away and plenty of enticing matchups litter the schedules of the three Rockdale County teams.

Farmer’s huge month of July continues

The month of July has been quite kind to Buck Farmer.

Johnson goes distance, silences Rockdale

Facing a pair of his former high school teammates, along with the rest of the Rockdale Post 77 lineup, Alex Johnson was about as good Loganville Post 233 could have hoped.

Farmer dazzles again for Whitecaps

Buck Farmer was dazzling on the mound once again.

Post 77 wins 3 of 4 down south

Rockdale’s American Legion baseball team had a successful trip down south last weekend.

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Hubbard signs with South Carolina

After a standout high school track and field career, Morgan Hubbard made official her collegiate plans.

Newton’s Calloway leads summer team to win in tourney opener

If the GBSA Sox are to contend for a championship in the World Wood Bat 16-under Tournament, Mason Calloway figures to have a prominent role.

Local baseball players grab a wood bat starting today

The Perfect Game World Wood Bat 16-under National Championship starts today and an assortment of local players will be participating.

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Post 77 holds off Loganville

Kyle Spinks threw plenty of strikes and Loganville had plenty of base runners in Tuesday’s American Legion baseball game at Henson-Carr Legion Field. Fortunately, for Rockdale Post 77, Spinks limited the damage with some help from Post 233.

Farmer solid again for West Michigan

Buck Farmer celebrated the country’s berth in style recently.

Stars win 8-under state title, World Series next

The dream summer will continue for a local youth softball team.

Reagin leads Post 32 to area win

The Covington Post 32 American Legion team bounced back nicely from just its second loss of the season.

Farmer bounces back for Whitecaps

After a pair of rough starts in mid-June, Buck Farmer closed the month getting back on the winning track.

Covington finishes as runner-up in Albany tournament

Covington Post 32’s American Legion baseball team came up just a bit short at the Paul Eames Tournament last weekend in Albany.

Perfect Game tourneys about more than just scoreboard

Sure, for Jason Borcherding and Team Georgia, summer tournament season is about winning baseball games, and hopefully tournament titles. But much more is at stake over the next days and weeks as the futures of hundreds of players will be determined.

Pats softball camp a huge success

After one of the most successful seasons in the program’s recent history, the Heritage softball team followed with a memorable offseason camp earlier this month.

Wood Bat 15-under tourney start today

Eleven local baseball players will participate in the Perfect Game World Wood Bat 15-Under National Championship starting today.

Rockdale’s Hill named girls track athlete of year

The accolades continue to add up for Candace Hill.

Volleyball camp coming to Rockdale

Local volleyball players have a chance to learn from the best the area has to offer later this month.

Ritchey twirls gem, Covington tops Rockdale for tourney title

Gray Ritchey often pitches well beyond his years, and the right-hander did it again Sunday.

Post 77 tops Loganville in POW/MIA tourney

Rockdale Post 77 opened the POW/MIA Tournament Thursday with a 10-4 victory over Loganville Post 233, then held on for a victory Friday.

Ware gets GSU career underway

Kevin Ware’s career at Georgia State began this week.

Rockdale grad shines for Whitecaps

Buck Farmer put together a pair of excellent starts recently.

Heath pitching well for Knights

Deunte Heath got another chance to start recently and this time things work out quite well for the Covington native.

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