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Kurt Aschermann Jr.

Stories by Kurt Aschermann

Rockdale girls go 2-1 in holoday tournament

It was a successful holiday week for the Rockdale girls basketball team.

GSU handles Western Carolina

When Georgia State’s basketball team is going well, R.J. Hunter and Ryan Harrow are usually at the forefront, as was the case on Tuesday.

GSU has 3-0 week

Kevin Ware and the Georgia State basketball team had an enjoyable holiday week.

Jackets roll over Grambling

Georgia Tech bounced back nicely from its first loss of the season.

Samuel leads ‘Noles to pair of wins in Archer tourney

The Salem basketball team picked up two narrow wins in the Archer Thanksgiving Classic recently.

Wilson shines for Young Harris

C.J. Wilson had 15 points and eight assists as Young Harris nipped Saint Leo 64-63 Sunday.

Barbee’s offense, defense too much for Tech

Shacobia Barbee had a great day scoring the ball for Georgia. But it was a defensive play in the final stages that turned out to be the biggest moment of the game for the Bulldogs.

St. Pius knocks Eastside out of AAAA playoffs

The punishing option attack of the St. Pius football team kept chugging along in the Class AAAA state playoffs.

Richardson helps MSU reach WNIT final

Mississippi State had a huge, second-half run with a big help from a former area stand out, and now the Bulldogs will play for a tournament championship.

Bass adds 2nd all-state honor to list of accolades

Perhaps it was inevitable since she’d already received a national honor, but Majesti Bass was recognized as one of the state’s finest volleyball players as well.

Thompson hits career high in Eagles’ win

Croone, Paladins cruise to first victory

Coming into Wednesday’s game, Bernard Thompson had scored a total of 20 points in the first two games of his senior season.

Tech women move to 3-0 with rout of Kennesaw

Kaela Davis scored 15 points to lead four in double figures as Georgia Tech defeated Kennesaw State 77-48 Wednesday at McCamish Pavilion.

Fields, Rockdale girls move to 2-0

Sydney Fields has the talent to finish each game of Rockdale’s season with a double-double. So far in 2014, the junior forward has shown that ability and the Bulldogs remain unbeaten thanks in large part to her efforts.

Tech men pull away from Alabama A&M

Josh Heath got his first career start for Georgia Tech Tuesday and showed why he could have a bright future in the Yellow Jackets’ backcourt.

Richardson, Bulldogs to play in WNIT semis

So far, so good in the preseason WNIT for the Mississppi State womens basketball team.

Cyclones too much for GSU

Ron Hunter said Iowa State was the best team he’d faced since becoming the coach at Georgia State four years ago. The Cyclones showed it over the final 16 minutes on Monday.

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Tech defense outshines Clemson’s in victory

It wasn’t a good day for Clemson quarterbacks, and Georgia Tech was more than happy to take advantage.

Ware, Panthers crush Tennessee Temple in season opener

Game one of the 2014-15 season went quite well for Kevin Ware and his new teammates.

Dalton ends Salem’s season in opening round

The Dalton defense was a little too much to handle for Salem Friday.

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Bass signs with UGA

Majesti Bass will remain a Bulldog.

‘Noles, Dogs on road for opening round

A pair of county football teams will play first-round state playoff games tonight, and both will have the difficult task of winning on the road against a formidable opponent.

Fourth quarter defense, Korver’s big shot get Hawks 3rd straight win

The offense of the Utah Jazz was difficult to slow down through the first three quarters of Wednesday’s game in Atlanta. But the final quarter made all the difference for the Atlanta Hawks.

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Mitchell signs with LSU

Ayanna Mitchell signed on the dotted line Wednesday.

College hoops season begins for former area stars

College basketball season gets underway soon for a number of former area standouts.

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Hawks move to .500 with home-and-home sweep of Knicks

The rise of Dennis Schroder continued Monday for the Atlanta Hawks.

Dunlop receives all-conference honor

Abbey Dunlop continues to shine on the soccer field.

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Newton shocks Rockdale with late touchdown

Things didn’t look good for the Newton football team with about six minutes to play in Friday’s regular season finale in Conyers.

‘Noles football clinches state playoff spot

After a long wait, the Salem football team is headed back to the state playoffs.

Jarrett, Peters help Clemson defense stymie Wake

The Clemson defense put together another dominant performance and once again, a pair of former county standouts were a big reason why.

Plenty at stake for football teams on final day of regular season

Despite having already secured two of the four state playoff spots in region 2-AAAAAA, Newton and Rockdale have plenty to play for when the old rivals meet at Reid Stadium.

Bass receives national honor

In a volleyball career full of accolades, Majesti Bass can add one more to her resume: All-American.

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Days, defense lead Jackets past Virginia

Georgia Tech’s offense had a big-play first half to build a lead, while the second half belonged to the Yellow Jackets’ defense.

Johnson, defense lead Rams to blowout win

Thanks to a dominant effort on both sides of the ball, Newton is headed back to the state playoffs.

Heritage visits Clarke Central tonight

As the Heritage football team heads into its final two games clinging to faint postseason hopes, a look back on the first eight games of the regular season produces a pair of numbers: two and six.

Hewitt continues to lead unbeaten Thundering Herd on defense

Marshall keeps winning football games, and Neville Hewitt keeps making a ton of tackles.

‘Noles look to bounce back against Falcons

Last weekend’s outcome was tough to swallow for the Salem football team.

Turner-to-Phillips lifts Pats past Apalachee

The Heritage football team still has slim playoff hopes in Region 8-AAAAA, thanks in large part to Friday’s outcome in Conyers.

Rockdale runs all over Lakeside in lopsided win

The night belonged to T.J. Warren and the Rockdale rushing attack.

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Hillgrove sweeps Alcovy out of AAAAAA softball playoffs

The Hillgrove softball team had just enough offense and plenty of Abby Evans to pull off a second-round sweep of Alcovy.

South Forsyth eliminates Rockdale in state volleyball

South Forsyth’s volleyball team stymied Rockdale one, final time.

Hewitt leads defense for unbeaten Marshall

The Marshall University football team is off to a perfect start and a former area athlete is a big reason why.

Seminoles nip Loganville, move to 5-1 in region

Salem’s football team hung on for an important Region 8-AAAAA win Friday.

Bulldogs roll into second round of state volleyball tourney

The Rockdale volleyball team kept up its perfect month of October on Thursday.

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Durden pitches Tift County past Newton in opening round

Adriana Durden pitched the Tift County softball team into the second round of the state playoffs Wednesday.

Seminoles visit Loganville Friday

A fantastic start to the 2014 season for the Salem football team hit a bit of a bump in the road two weeks ago in Hall County.

Hanging on to slim playoff hopes, Pats host Lanier

After his team’s victory in week seven against Cedar Shoals, Heritage coach Wendell Early talked about having to “win out” to make the state playoffs. “One down, four to go,” Early said following the 18-13 win at Evans Memorial Stadium.

Rockdale Bulldogs are queens of Area 2 volleyball

Rockdale spent Saturday morning and afternoon proving it has no peer in Area 2-AAAAAA volleyball.

Tucker blows out Rockdale

Tucker’s playmakers were far too much for Rockdale Friday.

Thompson receives A-Sun preseason honors

Bernard Thompson is about to begin his senior season on the basketball court at Florida Gulf Coast, but first, the Conyers native received a pair of conference awards.

Rockdale looks to snap losing streak against state power Tucker

Games four-through-seven of the 2014 football season were expected to be a difficult time for Rockdale, and so far, it’s been exactly that.