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Kurt Aschermann Jr.

Stories by Kurt Aschermann

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.

Post 77 splits Sunday DH with Loganville

Rockdale Post 77 looked ready to cruise to a victory in game one of a doubleheader Sunday against Loganville Post 233. And though the visitors made a valiant comeback, Post 77 had 16 hits and seven different players drove in runs in a 10-7 win at Henson-Carr Legion Field.

Brown drafted by Mariners

For the second consecutive June, Jarrett Brown is a Major League Baseball draft pick.

16s and 18s playing invitational baseball tournaments

Each June, the top travel baseball teams in the state convene for the Perfect Game baseball tournament series in Cobb County and surrounding areas, and this week plenty of local players are participating in the 16-under and 18-under East Cobb Invitationals.

Post 77 rolls in season opener

The two-time defending state champions looked just fine in their American Legion season opener Tuesday.

Local players to compete in summer baseball tournament

It’s summer baseball tournament time for a number of local players as the East Cobb Invitational 17-under tournament gets going later this week.

Hayes leads Dream past Storm

Tiffany Hayes is known more as a defensive player for the Atlanta Dream, as the team’s head coach Michael Cooper acknowledged after Friday’s game against the Seattle Storm. Despite that reputation for his second-year guard, Cooper couldn’t help but praise Hayes’ work on the offensive end in helping the Dream snap a brief losing streak.

Salem baseball standout verbally commits to UGA

Salem baseball player Jordan Scott has verbally committed to play collegiate baseball at the University of Georgia, the Scott family confirmed Friday.

Pats cap strong tennis season with plenty of all-league recognition

T.J. Wilson was just a freshman during the recently-concluded spring season, but that youth didn’t stop the Heritage tennis player from landing a prestigious honor.

Farmer starts Friday for Whitecaps

Buck Farmer was hoping a recent trend continued Friday night.

Larkins, January lead Fever past Dream

Eight days ago, the Indiana Fever blew two chances to defeat the Atlanta Dream in overtime. Sunday at Philips Arena, the Fever controlled the extra session and as a result put an end to their winless start.

Dave LaBarrie back as Heritage hoops coach

A familiar face will be on the basketball sidelines at Heritage this coming winter.

Three area baseball players on all-region first team, Borcherding named COY

The Heritage baseball team had a fine 2014 season and plenty of Patriots were rewarded when the Region 8-AAAAA team was announced recently.

Three area baseball players on all-region first team, Borcherding named COY

The Heritage baseball team had a fine 2014 season and plenty of Patriots were rewarded when the Region 8-AAAAA team was announced recently.

Atlanta Dream to practice at Salem

Fans of womens basketball have a great opportunity coming up at Salem High School.

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Rockdale grad sets A-Sun track and field record

Kree Clark is once again a conference champion in track and field.

Farmer stands out on mound for Single A Whitecaps

Except for one bump in the road, it’s been a smooth start to a second year of professional baseball for Buck Farmer.

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Region 2 tennis once again belongs to Rockdale

Rockdale had its way in tennis in Region 2-AAAAAA once again this past season, and the Bulldogs’ efforts were rewarded.

Quite a spring season for Heritage sports

The spring season for high school sports was particularly kind to Heritage High School as both individual athletes and teams stood out.

Former Heritage standout signs with New England

Justin Jones’ football career continued recently, this time at the professional level.

Crawford leads Bulldogs track and field to high finish

Rockdale’s boys track and field team capped another memorable season with a top-five finish at the Class AAAAAA state meet last weekend at Jefferson Memorial Stadium.

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Late goal lifts Greenbrier past Heritage boys

Heritage was two and a half minutes from heading to overtime with the No. 4 team in the state Friday. But after a game’s worth of missed chances and great saves by Conner Domaleski, the visiting Patriots finally ran out of luck.

Heritage all over Region 8 soccer teams, Suddeth, Stewart win COY

It’s getting to be a yearly occurrence in Georgia high school soccer: Heritage is well-represented on the all-Region 8 teams.

Heritage boys, girls make Elite 8 soccer appearances

A historic run for the Heritage boys soccer team continued Friday in Evans.

Perfect penalty kicks send Heritage girls to Elite 8

Something special is happening on the Heritage soccer field this spring.

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Perfect penalty kicks send Heritage girls to Elite 8

Something special is happening on the Heritage soccer field this spring.

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Heritage boys win thriller, reach state soccer quarters

On the biggest stage, the youth of the Heritage boys soccer team stood out again.