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Kurt Aschermann Jr.

Stories by Kurt Aschermann

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Tucker unstoppable on ground, cruises past Rockdale

Sporting a .500 record and having lost its first region game of the year heading into Friday’s game, some may have thought this to be a bit of a down year for Tucker.

Heritage wins region softball crown

Toney outstanding in circle for champion Pats

When Kamryn Toney pitches like she did on Thursday, the Heritage softball team is unbeatable.

Rockdale, Tucker eye first region win

Based on the results of the first month and a half of the high school football season, now might be as good a time as any for Rockdale to get its first win in 16 years against Tucker.

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Heritage softball back in familiar spot

In some ways, the 2015 season for the Heritage High School softball team began in 2014.

Area 2 volleyball tourney this weekend in Conyers

It’s playoff time for three area volleyball teams.

Miscues cost Salem dearly in loss to Gainesville

The Gainesville football team visited the Rockdale County area last weekend and built a quick reputation as a team capable of forcing turnovers.

Patriots, Jaguars looking for first win

Something has got to give this weekend in Athens.

‘Noles look to bounce back against Gainesville

A phenomenal start to the 2015 season for the Salem High School football team was rudely interrupted last weekend in Winder.

Rockdale wins county volleyball crown

Even during a rebuilding year, Rockdale is still the queens of county volleyball.

Rockdale football opens region play at Lovejoy

Though the first five weeks of the football season didn’t go as planned for Rockdale High School, the good news is a brand-new season begins tonight.

Galimah leads way for Pats at Aubrae Gunderson

Jallah Galimah led the Heritage boys cross country team to a top-10 finish last weekend.

Gainesville shuts out Heritage

The struggles continued for the Heritage High School football team on Friday.

Rockdale falls to GWA, Clarke in volleyball

As has been the case for much of the 2015 season, the Rockdale High School volleyball team had their fair share of ups and downs on Thursday.

Pats football welcomes Gainesville Friday

It’s been quite a while since the Heritage High School football team was able to enjoy a victory.

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Toney tosses perfect game as Heritage shuts down Rockdale | PHOTOS

Kamryn Toney sure knew how to make an impression on Senior Night.

Lakeside volleyball takes two from Rockdale

The playmakers for the Lakeside-DeKalb volleyball team were just too much for Rockdale on Tuesday.

Unbeaten ‘Noles travel to Winder

Salem High School football coach John Starr thinks his team is capable of playing better than it has through the first month of the season.

Defense, Walker on display as Salem stops Clarke 19-7

The Salem football team spent the first half of Friday’s game against Clarke Central building a slim lead with the passing game. The Seminoles spent the final 24 minutes padding the cushion and showing off their stout defense.

Heritage softball tops Loganville, secures top seed

For a great example of a team capable of beating anyone based on who is in the pitcher’s circle, look no further than Heritage High School.

Powerful Stockbridge visits Rockdale

It’s been a difficult start to the 2015 football season for Rockdale High School, and unfortunately for the Bulldogs, things don’t get any easier.

Hoping to stay unbeaten, ‘Noles welcome Clarke

The coaching staff for the Salem High School football team had been pointing to 2015 as a potential breakthrough season. So far, so good on that prediction.

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Driver, bats lead Rockdale softball past Lakeside | PHOTOS

The offense for the Rockdale High School softball team took the lead for good with a marathon second inning. The Bulldogs’ ace pitcher took care of the rest.

Heritage football looking for first win

If the Heritage football team is looking for a bright spot from the first month of the season, it’s that things probably couldn’t get much worse.

Pats run strong in Carrollton

Jallah Galimah and the Heritage High School cross country team had a fine showing in Carrollton last weekend.

Loganville throttles Heritage to remain unbeaten

One thing was made abundantly clear Friday in Walton County: the Loganville High School football team is for real.

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High school football season in full swing | PHOTOS

The high school football season is well underway as the three local Rockale County schools each take a road trip this weekend.

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Looking for 3-0 start, ‘Noles visit Apalachee

For the first time in six years, the Salem High School football team are the kings of Rockdale County.

Rockdale volleyball opens area play with pair of wins

Newton, Alcovy go 0-2

Rockdale and Lakeside-DeKalb were the top two volleyball teams in Area 2-AAAAAA a year ago, and based on Tuesday’s area opener, that appears to be the case once again in 2015.

Pats, ‘Dogs look to rebound this weekend

Though its just week four of the high school football season, a pair of local teams maybe in desperation mode this weekend.

Bulldogs cross country finishes top 5 at Starr’s Mill meet

The Rockdale boys cross country team secured a top-5 finish this past weekend.

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Salem clinches county football title with win over Heritage

Rockdale County has a brand-new football champion.

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Heritage, Salem get together on gridiron | PHOTOS

At about 10:00 pm or so tonight, the Salem High School football team is hoping to call itself something it hasn’t in more than six years: county champions.

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Big 6th helps Pats softball rout Salem

As the softball teams from Heritage and Salem were about to begin the sixth inning on Tuesday, the visiting Patriots held a slim, 7-5 lead and it looked like an upset bid might be in the making.

Rockdale football looking to get back on track

Despite so far playing only two of its 10 scheduled regular season games, there’s been plenty of good, bad and ugly around the Rockdale High School football team.

Former walk-on Alford to start for Jackets

From walk-on to starter, Chase Alford’s come a long way.

Salem has no trouble with Rockdale in season opening win

Other than a fourth quarter fight that led to a dozen ejections, things couldn’t have gone much better for the Salem football team in its season opener.

Pats complete come back, walk off in 8th against Apalachee

As wild as the final four innings were on Thursday, it was only fitting how the game between Apalachee and Heritage ended.

‘Noles open season with rival Rockdale

The Salem High School football team is hoping to build on a successful 2014 season, and the Seminoles’ journey back to the state playoffs begins tonight.

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Big 5th sends Flowery Branch softball past Salem | PHOTOS

Things were going quite well for the Salem softball team through the first four innings of Tuesday’s game against Flowery Branch. Unfortunately for the Seminoles, the fifth inning couldn’t have gone much worse.

Farmer pitches well, settles for no-decision

Despite the finest start of his big league career, Buck Farmer still couldn’t find a win.

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Plenty of stars, highlights from football’s first weekend

Just two games into the high school football season and already a few stand outs have emerged. Here are week one’s Four Stars.

Rockdale tops Heritage on gridiron for 3rd straight year

Both Rockdale and Heritage had their share of miscues in Friday’s season opener. But just one team took advantage.

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High school football kicks off Friday | PHOTOS

It’s that time of year again as the high school football season officially kicks off tonight.

Rockdale volleyball splits pair with Loganville, Ola

The Rockdale volleyball team had a difficult start to its season last weekend, but bounced back on Tuesday with their first victory.

Rockdale volleyball goes winless in tourney

It was a rough start to the volleyball season for Rockdale High School.

Pats softball goes 3-1 in season-opening tourney

The Heritage softball team has gotten its season off to a solid start, which includes a 3-1 record in last weekend’s Carrollton Lead Off Slam.

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Fall sports underway at three county schools | PHOTOS

The fall athletic season gets underway officially this week as six local volleyball and softball teams begin quests for the state playoffs.

Rockdale’s Farmer pitches again for Detroit

It has been an eventful, if sometimes difficult first season in Major League Baseball for Buck Farmer.

Post 77 drops pair in Asheboro, season ends

A memorable season came to an end for Rockdale Post 77 on Thursday.

Newton 14s finish 4th at World Series

The Newton County 14-under baseball team had a strong showing in South Carolina recently.