Rockdale Sports

Coverage of local sports in Rockdale County, including Rockdale County High School, Heritage High School and Salem High School


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Alcovy pitching shuts down Rockdale in region matchup | PHOTOS

Alcovy’s pitching held the Lady Bulldogs to one hit while striking out 13 batters in the 8-0, six-inning Region 2-AAAAAA win at Rockdale on Tuesday.

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Alcovy returning to basics against Baldwin

Getting the win over Baldwin is not the top priority for the Alcovy football team as they prepare to take on the Class AAAA Braves in Milledgeville at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.

Newton looking to improve from an already good start

Newton has been hitting on all cylinders offensively scoring 101 points in their first two games including a 55-0 thrashing to Meadowcreek in their home opener. They will try to keep the momentum going on Friday as they travel to Rome to take on the Wolves at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.

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Sights from Eastside and Alcovy football on their season opener | PHOTOS

Sights from Eastside and Alcovy football on their season opener

Newton crushes Meadowcreek 55-0 in home opener

Newton struck early and often as the Rams never gave Meadowcreek a chance as they went on to win their home opener 55-0 Saturday night at Homer Sharp Stadium.

Eastside dominates Alcovy in season opener

The team of Austin Holloway and Josh Sims were too much for Alcovy’s defense as the two connected three times for touchdowns as the Eagles beat their county rival 41-0 at Homer Sharp Stadium on Friday.

Newton Rams keeping from declining after last week’s onslaught over Berkmar

Newton has a simple plan as they prepare for their home opener at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday against Meadowcreek, score quick and early.

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Alcovy run-rules Tucker 13-0 in four innings to start region play

What looked like batting and pitching practice was actually the first Region 2-AAAAAA game of the season as the Lady Tigers crushed Tucker 13-0 in four innings on Thursday.

Hoff looking for first win, Hoffman looking for first win since 2013 season

Both Eastside and Alcovy are looking to start the season with a win in but for different reasons as the two county rival’s 10th meeting at Homer Sharp Stadium on Friday at 7:30 p.m.

Young but talented Eastside football team ready for season to begin

Having been at Eastside for the past 10 years with former head coach Rick Hurst, first-year head Troy Hoff already had the system he wants in place making the transition in coaches a smooth one for everyone concerned as they ready for their first game on Friday.

Eastside takes advantage of Newton mistakes in 15-3 rout

Errors played a huge part in the outcome of the Newton-Eastside game as the Lady Rams committed nine errors and had three wild pitches allowing the Lady Eagles to take the 15-3 win on Monday.

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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.

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First game jitters hit Eastside as Heritage cruises to 9-0 win

Heritage made the plays they needed while taking advantage of Eastside’s errors and mental to get the first win of the season blanking the visiting Lady Eagles 9-0 in six innings on Wednesday.

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Cleveland next stop for Francis

Former Eastside soccer player Tyrik Francis hopes to start his college career at Truett-McConnell with the same impact he ended his high school career.

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Hill named 2015 Gatorade Female Athlete of the Year

LOS ANGELES — Rockdale’s Candace Hill again felt the thrill of victory at the 13th annual Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year awards where she was named the 2015 Gatorade Female Athlete of the Year honor, becoming the first sophomore, male or female, to ever win the prestigious award.