Alcovy’s boys soccer team fought hard to comeback from behind and hold on for the 2-1 win over Newton while the Alcovy’s Baylea Payne provided all the firepower needed scoring four goals as the Lady Tigers shutout Newton 5-0 in a Region 2-AAAAAA match on Friday.
Newly named Eastside football head coach Troy Hoff is currently enjoying highs of the emotional rollercoaster he’s riding.
Both Eastside and Alcovy know they feeling of winning and losing as they split their nine-hole golf match at Ashton Hills Golf Course on Tuesday.
Eastside’s defense committed six errors helped Locust Grove get a 2-1 win in an important Region 4-AAAA game on Tuesday.
Newton allowed one too many mistakes which allowed Tucker to score two unearned runs causing the Rams to lose a close 4-3 game on Monday.
Two mistakes by the Eastside boys team resulted in a 2-1 loss to Class AAAA No. 7 Spalding while the girls fell hard to the No. 9 Lady Jaguars.
Alcovy’s Austin Richardson is doing what very few people get a chance to do, wrestle at the next level. The 152-pounder will continue to battle on the mat after signing to wrestle for the Bears at Truett-McConnell.
Francis’ hat trick leads Eastside boys to win over Griffin, Lady Eagles suffers loss in final minute
Eastside’s offense led by Tyrik Francis’ three goals was too much for Griffin to handle in the 5-0 win while a late-minute goal by the Lady Bears handed the Eastside girls their second region loss of the season in the 3-2 final at Homer Sharp Stadium on Tuesday.
The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday upheld the city of Atlanta’s plans to aid in financing the Falcons’ new $1.4 billion stadium.
Newton’s Jeremiah Holloman had three first-place finishes to help give the Rams a second-place finish in the 36-team meet at the Jerry Arnold Georgia Challenge at Mill Creek High School on Saturday.
Newton’s tennis team won big and lost big sweeping Alcovy 5-0 in the boys and girls matches on Tuesday before getting swept 5-0 in both matches by Lakeside on Thursday.
Alcovy’s Daniel Mejia and Jackson’s Ricardo Fresta had good performances scoring four goals but the rest of the Red Devils were able to add more goals than Alcovy in the 7-5 win while the Lady Tigers shutout Jackson’s girls 5-0 with freshman Baylea Payne getting four goals on Wednesday.
Eastside’s girls soccer team kept the Lady Warriors from establishing any type of offense as they controlled the pace of play in their 4-1 win while the Eagles were unable to do the same losing on the final penalty kick on Tuesday.
A win by Jeremiah Hollman and six second-place finishes helped give the Newton boys track team to win the Need For Speed VI track meet at Parkview on Friday.
Alcovy’s Nate Purcell shutdown Meadowcreek with 12 strikeouts while taking advantage of the Mustangs nine errors in their 11-4 win on Friday.
From the moment one enters the front doors of the College Hall of Fame visitors find themselves walking next to moving silhouettes of football players running through a tunnel. That feeling quickly lets them know that they’re in for a great experience.
Singleton sets record for most career wins
Eastside’s soccer team started the Region 4-AAAA play with a sweep over Mt. Zion in a convincing manner as the Lady Eagles shutout the Lady Bulldogs 10-0 while the boys won their game 4-1 on Wednesday.
Eastside’s Region 4-AAAA Defensive Player of the Year Arthur Holmes will have a few more years on the gridiron after signing with Reinhardt University.
Alcovy’s bats made some noise but Eastside pitcher Charlie Greenich kept the Tigers from putting any runs on the board in their 8-0 win on Monday.
Eastside pitcher Brantley Proffitt gave up a few hits but he was able to keep the Tigers from getting back-to-back hits as he led the Eagles to a 12-3 win on Friday.
Newton’s boys basketball team surprised Wheeler by giving them all they could handle in the Class AAAAAA quarterfinals but in the end the Rams could were unable to keep up with the overpowering Wildcats in their 72-54 loss on Thursday.
Alcovy’s soccer team ran into a buzz saw as they got blanked by Lakeside in their first Region 2-AAAAAA match on Tuesday.
The Lady Seminoles advanced to the Elite-Eight in the Class AAAA tournament with their x-x win over Cross Creek on Friday.
The Lady Rams scored 19 points in the fourth quarter but they couldn’t overcome their play in the first three quarters losing to Colquitt County 48-44 in the first round of the Class AAAAA on Wednesday.
Alcovy’s girls soccer team showed that youthfulness is not a bad thing as they shutout Walnut Grove 4-0 while the Alcovy boys learned a lot of their 8-1 loss to open the season on Tuesday.
Mt. Zion’s junior Tyeisha Juhan was all the offense the Lady Bulldogs needed scoring 45 points as they eliminated Eastside 71-37 in the Region 4-AAAA tournament on Monday.
Nineteen local wrestlers got past their various sectionals ending on Saturday as they vie for a state championship starting at the Macon Centreplex on Thursday.
Even though National Signing Day has passed that does not mean the offers are over.
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Defense was the name of the game as the Rams gave up double-digit scoring in one quarter against Lakeside to end the regular season with a 59-21 Senior Night win on Tuesday.
The Lady Rams did all they could to improve their seeding for the Region 2-AAAAAA tournament with their 55-40 win over Lakeside for Senior Night on Tuesday.
Newton’s basketball team was on fire in the first quarter making 82 percent of the shots on their way to a 64-37 win over Lovejoy while giving head coach Rick Rasmussen his 200th career win on Tuesday.
Alcovy’s wrestling team was one win away from winning the two-day 2015 East Metro wrestling tournament coming up four point short of Clarke Central on Saturday.
The Lady Rams had their chances to win a crucial Region 2-AAAAAA game but were unable to overcome some of their mistakes losing to Lovejoy 61-55 on Tuesday.
Eastside boys win fourth straight
Eastside had a lot of turnovers but not as many as the Lady Wildcats giving the Lady Eagles a 43-25 win at Eastside on Friday.
Eastside’s wrestling team had a 42-35 win over South Gwinnett on their Senior Night on Wednesday after coming from the GHSA Class AAAA Team Dual Wrestling Championship with a 42-30 win over Pike County.
A fourth quarter surge by the Lady Tigers gave Alcovy the 60-51 win over Newton while the Newton boys had no problems keeping the Tigers winless so far this season with their 74-29 Region 2-AAAAAA win on Friday.
As the Newton boys basketball try to get their 17th win of the season on the road against Heritage in non-region competition at 6 p.m. on Friday, there is a lot more on the line as it will give head coach Rick Rasmussen his 200th win as a head coach.
Tucker’s aggressive and attacking style of play took its toll on the Alcovy girls basketball team as they came and shutdown the home team with a 58-47 Region 2-AAAAAA win on Tuesday.
Rockdale had four pins in the final bout against Alcovy to win the Region 2-AAAAAA Team Dual Championship at Rockdale on Friday.
I was reading a story by The Sports Xchange writer John Perrotto about how he felt a couple of names were left off the Hall of Fame list. The players he would like to see enter Cooperstown are Barry Bonds and Rodger Clemens.
The Rams started the game with a hot hand to take a 12-9 at the end of the first period before they cooled off only scoring two points in the second frame. Lovejoy took advantage of Newton’s inability to sink a basket to take a 23-14 halftime lead in the 39-37 loss on Tuesday.
Accolades for Alcovy’s Kalia Johnson and Newton’s Ciara Bryan continue as they excelled on the softball field being named to the All-Region 2-AAAAAA softball team.
Rockdale’s wrestling team scored 75 points to finish in a three-way tie with Parkview and Oak Mountain for 14th place with the help of three grapplers in the finals in the 38-team Archer Duals ending on Saturday.
Newton’s DJ Hill proved why he was the Most Valuable Player in the Walnut Grove Christmas Classic tournament hitting the game winning shot at the buzzer for the 39-36 win on Tuesday.
Newton girls win game for fifth place finish, Eastside takes fourth in loss at Walnut Grove tournament
The Lady Rams held on a late charge by Walnut Grove to take fifth place with a 42-38 win while the Eastside girls were unable to overcome Lovejoy’s height losing the battle for third place 52-34 in the Walnut Grove Christmas Classic on Tuesday.
Newton's DJ Hill led the Rams to strong fourth-quarter finish in the semifinal game against Apalachee for the 57-50 win at the Walnut Grove Christmas Classic on Monday.
A lack of free-throw shooting and a basic letdown in the rest of the game contributed to Eastside's 75-47 loss to Decatur in the semifinal game of the Walnut Grove Christmas Classic on Monday.
Newton quarterback Romario Johnson and Eastside defensive lineman Arthur Holmes named to offensive and defensive players of the year
Both Newton and Rockdale County saw some exciting times on the gridiron this season as four of the six local schools made it to the playoffs.