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Kurt Aschermann Jr.

Stories by Kurt Aschermann

Davis named new Salem boys hoops coach

The Salem boy’s basketball team has a new head man.

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Post 77 opens season with doubleheader sweep

During its season-opening doubleheader on Sunday, Rockdale Post 77’s offense looked in mid-season form.

Newton’s Calloway, Catch 42 lose in tourney opener

A rough half-inning for Catch 42 proved to be enough to turn a victory into a defeat Thursday evening.

All sorts of local baseball players on display in summer tourneys

The summer tournament season has begun for a number of local baseball players as three invitationals in Cobb County and surrounding areas opened this week.

Austin, Brown scuffling in minors

For the first time in his minor league career, Tyler Austin is finding things difficult at the plate.

Farmer roughed up in 3rd ML start

The number seven was not a lucky one for Buck Farmer on Thursday.

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Phenomenal athletic season for Rockdale concludes with state title

An argument could be made that the 2014-2015 athletic season was the finest in the history of Rockdale High School, and the best moments were delivered right at the end.

Farmer to start Thursday for Detroit

Buck Farmer is headed back to the big leagues.

Rockdale grad helps JU track and field win another conference title

Kree Clark and the Jacksonville womens track and field team are conference champions once again.

Rockdale boys win state track and field title

First team state crown for school in 31 years

The Rockdale High School boys track and field team are state champions.

Maddox, Holloman win state track and field titles

Quintis Maddox and Jeremiah Holloman are state track and field champions.

Levy breaks open tight game, State tops Southern in series opener

Georgia State led its in-state and conference rival Georgia Southern by just a single run when David Levy came to the plate with the bases loaded in the sixth inning on Thursday. Four pitches later, the Panthers had a much more comfortable cushion and eventually a win to open a big weekend series.

Levy breaks open tight game, State tops Southern in series opener

Georgia State led its in-state and conference rival Georgia Southern by just a single run when David Levy came to the plate with the bases loaded in the sixth inning on Thursday. Four pitches later, the Panthers had a much more comfortable cushion and eventually a win to open a big weekend series.

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Horford’s big night, tip-in puts Hawks on brink of conference finals

The Atlanta Hawks’ best player ended up with the ball in his hands on the final offensive possession Wednesday. As a result, the top seed in the Eastern Conference is one win away from making team history.

Allatoona boys soccer stuns Heritage in state quarters

Allatoona didn’t look much like a one-loss, region champion through the first 53 minutes of Saturday’s game. Yet over the final 37 minutes of the contest, the Buccaneers showed why they not only haven’t lost since mid-February, but are now headed to the state final four.

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Gibson, Dolphins fall at Kennesaw

Cameron Gibson had a productive day, but the Jacksonville baseball team fell short in Kennesaw.

Rockdale’s Hill sets state meet record again

Another year, another state record for Candace Hill.

Hill secures top seed in 100, 200 at state track meet

Candace Hill has set herself up for another pair of state titles.

Alford having monster season for GSU softball

In her final season of collegiate softball, Callie Alford is certainly making a mark.

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Overwhelming effort sends Pats back to Elite 8

A memo to the other seven teams remaining in the Class AAAAA boys soccer playoffs: there’s a state title contender residing in Conyers.

Carroll, Hawks even series with Washington

The Washington Wizards are no longer unbeaten in the postseason.

Forsyth Central shuts out Salem to win 1st round series

The Salem baseball team ran into a dominant pitching staff this weekend in the Class AAAAA state playoffs.

Jarrett drafted by Falcons

Grady Jarrett is coming back close to home.

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Salem, Forsyth Central split playoff doubleheader, deciding game Saturday

Forsyth Central was held to just one hit in eight innings in game one Friday. Game two, the Region 7-AAAAA champions did a bit better at the plate.

Four local teams in state baseball playoffs

The state baseball playoffs have begun for a quartet of local baseball teams, though each had to travel to play first-round games.

North Atlanta comes from behind to top Pats in Class AAAAA 1st round

The Heritage girls soccer team had a 1-0 lead over Region 7 champion North Atlanta with 34 minutes left in Tuesday’s game. In a matter of moments, though, the host Warriors not only tied the game, but took the lead for good and went on to win 3-1 in the first round of the Class AAAAA state tournament.

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Hillgrove tennis team eliminates Rockdale

A strong Hillgrove girls tennis team ended Rockdale’s season Monday.

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White, Duggar lead Clemson over Tech on diamond

The top of the Clemson batting order was too much for Georgia Tech on Saturday.

State tourney time for Heritage soccer squads

The Heritage soccer teams will open up play in the Class AAAAA state tournament next week.

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Rockdale girls oust Lee County, advance in state tennis tourney

The Rockdale girls tennis team is headed back to the Sweet 16.

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Big 6th sends KSU past Georgia Tech in baseball

In one wild inning Tuesday night, the Kennesaw State baseball team was able to pull ahead for good against its in-state rival.

Colquitt County ends Rockdale boys’ tennis season

Another successful season of Rockdale boys tennis came to an end Tuesday morning.

Winder baseball team shuts out Heritage

The Heritage baseball team fell 3-0 to Winder-Barrow in Region 8-AAAAA play on Monday.

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Crawford signs with MSU

Crawford signs with Mississippi State

Newton boys tennis region runner-up, will host state tournament match

The Newton boys tennis team is going to host a state playoff match for the first time in nearly a decade.

Salem and Heritage split Wednesday baseball doubleheader

Salem snapped a five-year losing streak against its county rival in game one of Wednesday’s doubleheader. In the nightcap, Heritage got started on what it hopes to be a new one.

Rockdale girls capture 3rd straight region tennis crown

The Rockdale girls tennis team did it again.

Griswold, Rodriguez lead Salem boys soccer past Cedar

Jonah Griswold and Daniel Rodriguez had a lot of fun on the pitch Monday.

Austin, Farmer start year in Triple-A

The minor league baseball season is underway for a quartet of former area stand outs.

Barham out-pitches UGA signee Hughes in Salem victory

Jonathan Hughes came into Wednesday’s game at Salem with a Division 1 scholarship and several professional scouts watching from behind home plate. Kevin Barham hasn’t gotten to that point just yet, but the Salem sophomore out-pitched Hughes anyway.

Spingola, Parr lead Tech baseball team past Mercer

Daniel Spingola said he was looking for a fast ball during his seventh-inning at bat Tuesday against Mercer. The Georgia Tech lead off man got one.

Salem baseball knocks off Winder for first time in seven years

The Salem baseball team ended a long losing streak on Monday.

Heritage wins boys event at Bonnie Mattox Invite

The Heritage boys track and field team had an enjoyable weekend, using 11 top-3 finishes to win the boys team event at the Bonnie Mattox Invitational at Monroe Area High School.

Rockdale girls tennis heads into region tourney playing well

The Rockdale girls tennis team closed the regular season this week by handling a pair of Henry County teams.

Heritage girls soccer rolls past Flowery Branch

Boys lose heartbreaker in nightcap

The Heritage girls soccer team showed its offensive capabilities on Tuesday night.

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Alford new GSU home run queen

Calle Alford has had many accomplishments on the softball field, and Saturday she added one more: home run queen.

Heritage sweeps Salem on pitch

The Heritage girls soccer team made short, dominant work of its county rival on Friday.

Gibson helps Jacksonville baseball upset UCF

The Jacksonville baseball team upset Baseball America No. 6 Central Florida 13-9 on Tuesday and a former local stand out had a lot to do with the big win.

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Loganville nips Heritage in Region 8 baseball clash

One half-inning filled with a bit of everything was just enough for the Loganville baseball team on Wednesday.

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Salem baseball team walks off in bizarre fashion

It didn’t seem like anything was going right for either Apalachee or Salem in Monday’s Region 8-AAAAA baseball game, but Salem was the beneficiary of the final mistake of the night.