In a regular season full of remarkable highs, the Salem girls basketball team added two more Monday.
Heritage holds off Salem in nightcap
The last time the girls basketball teams from Heritage and Salem got together, Ayanna Mitchell and the Seminoles reached triple-digits in scoring and secured an 82-point victory over its rivals. Saturday didn’t provide quite that level of dominance, but Salem still did just fine.
Rockdale tennis player Summer Walker, who heads into her senior year unbeaten, recently signed an athletic scholarship with the University of Connecticut.
Tyler Austin’s minor league all star game debut went perfectly.
CUMMING - Jeff Sweat and TGBA Red continued to roll in the World Wood Bat 15-Under National Championship Tournament.
firstname.lastname@example.org. BERKELEY LAKE - Though his team has had an up and down start to its summer season, Cameron Gibson hasn't skipped a beat at the plate. The Salem graduate who just finished his first season at Chipola Junior College (Marianna, Florida) is leading the Berkeley Lake Tides of the
Buck Farmer was one of 19 recent draft picks to officially sign with the Detroit Tigers, the Detroit Free Press reported Friday evening.
Former Rockdale pitcher Buck Farmer was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the fifth round of the Major League First-Year Player Draft Friday.
Cole De Vries didn’t have a particularly memorable beginning to his fourth stint at Triple-A Rochester, allowing 14 earned runs in his first seven innings. But De Vries’ last two starts have been fairly similar, and Wednesday he got his first win for his old team.
Buck Farmer’s life is about to change in a big way.
Buck Farmer gave Georgia Tech a gutsy start on one day’s rest Monday, but the opposing pitchers were a little too much for the upset-minded Yellow Jackets.
Ralph Denmark has been named the head boy's basketball coach at Heritage High School, athletic director Chuck Landy confirmed Saturday.
Buck Farmer wasn’t at this best Friday against one of the nation’s top hitting teams, but he was good enough to allow his team to get a big come back victory.
CLARKSTON - In a matter of minutes, the 2013 season came to an end for the Heritage boy’s soccer team.
JEFFERSON - The Heritage boy's track and field team made state-wide headlines at last weekend’s state track and field meet.
SHARPSBURG - East Coweta provided plenty of reasons why it was ranked No. 1 heading into the Class AAAAAA state playoffs.
DOUGLASVILLE - The Heritage boy’s soccer team is finally over the first round hump.
The defending state champions were a little too much for the Heritage girl’s soccer team Wednesday.
The most successful season in the history of Rockdale High School tennis came to an end Monday.
Sports Writer. email@example.com. LOGANVILLE - Tuesday turned out to be a devastating day for the Heritage girl's soccer team. In the regular season finale, host Loganville scored two goals in a two-minute span in the first overtime to hold off Heritage, 3-2 in what turned out to be the
It was a clean sweep for the Rockdale tennis teams Tuesday in Conyers.
Joe Switay had a blistering goal from 18 yards out for the match-tying goal, but Heritage lost 3-2 in penalty kicks Friday against Parkview in non-region play.
Kevin Ware is a national champion. Luke Hancock scored 22 points and Peyton Siva added 18 as Louisville defeated Michigan, 82-76 in the national title game at the Georgia Dome.
Wednesday against Salem, the Heritage baseball team had to erase a five-run deficit and needed two runs in the sixth inning to pull out a victory. Facing their crosstown rival again Friday, the Patriots, thanks to Matt Studdard and Domenic Bazzani, had a much easier time.
LOUISVILLE, KY - Before heading south to Atlanta for this weekend’s Final Four, Louisville coach Rick Pitino and Kevin Ware and his mother spoke at a press conference Wednesday about Ware’s horrific leg injury and his come back.
The last time the Rockdale baseball team played on its home field, region rival Newton’s offense exploded for 12 runs. Back at home again Monday facing a former region foe, the Bulldogs’ bats were the main attraction.
INDIANAPOLIS - Former Rockdale star Kevin Ware suffered a gruesome leg injury during Louisville’s regional final Sunday against Duke.
INDIANAPOLIS - Kevin Ware and the Louisville men’s basketball team are one win away from another final four.
CONYERS - Peter Yates is once again a wrestling All-American.
It has already been a memorable NCAA Tournament for two former Rockdale basketball standouts. Now Kevin Ware of Louisville and Florida Gulf Coast’s Bernard Thompson, both sophomores, get to participate in the Sweet 16, which begins today.
PHILADELPHIA - Bernard Thompson and Florida Gulf Coast continue to make history.
LEXINGTON - Kevin Ware and Louisville are headed back to the Sweet 16.
Philadelphia, PA -
A pair of former Rockdale basketball stars are headed to the NCAA Tournament.
The Newton girl’s tennis team nipped Luella, 3-2 Thursday in Region 2-AAAAAA play.
With a perennial state playoff team like Heritage, sometimes a tie is more satisfying than a victory. Such was the case for Patriots’ coach Chad Suddeth after a 1-1 tie with North Oconee in non-region play Tuesday.
The Rockdale tennis teams made quite an impression on its new region foes Thursday. The Bulldogs dominated host Morrow, winning 5-0 in both boys and girls action in their first matches Region 2-AAAAAA.
The region schedule has begun, but the dominance hasn’t changed one bit for the Heritage girl’s soccer team.
The Heritage girls soccer team completed a dominant week Friday. Faith Shelton had five goals and Sarah Boggus added three as the Patriots rolled past rival Rockdale, 10-0.
It didn’t matter whether Erykah Davenport was on the court or on the bench Friday, Tucker had enough to hold off Salem. Davenport had 14 points and six blocked shots, Nuba Jackson scored 16 points and the Tigers extended their lead when Davenport was in foul trouble as the DeKalb County school prevailed, 53-42 in a Class AAAAA second round game.
KENNESAW - The Rockdale girl’s basketball team was no match for North Cobb Saturday.
It didn’t matter whether Erykah Davenport was on the court or on the bench Friday, Tucker had enough to hold off Salem.
Raymond Saunders scored 21 points to lead four in double figures as Westlake defeated Rockdale, 81-76 in the first round of the Class AAAAAA state playoffs Wednesday.
Ayana Mitchell had 29 points and 14 rebounds to lead a balanced offensive attack as the Salem girls overwhelmed Paulding County, 74-40 in the first round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs.
DOUGLASVILLE - The Rockdale girls basketball team is moving on.
The region player of the year was just too much for the Salem boy’s basketball team.
Macon - It's the middle of February, must be time for Alonzo Allen to wrestle for a state championship.
Saturday is shaping up to be the biggest day in the history of Salem basketball.
Heritage has its new head football coach.
Tampa, FL - Tyler Austin has been invited to his first spring training at the professional level. The former Heritage stand out told MILB.com he will be invited to the New York Yankees’ spring camp next month in Tampa.