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Season ends for Newton in quarterfinals loss to Wheeler

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.

Newton sweeps Eastside on tennis court

Eastside’s tennis team not only had to battle brutal conditions on Thursday, they also had to battle a tough Newton team as they were swept in both matches.

Alcovy gets swept by Lakeside in first region game

Alcovy’s soccer team ran into a buzz saw as they got blanked by Lakeside in their first Region 2-AAAAAA match on Tuesday.

Eastside gets sweep over Newton

The Eastside boys soccer team scored six goals in the first half on their way to a 7-0 win over Newton while the Lady Eagles started the sweep with a 3-1 win at Homer Sharp Stadium on Saturday.

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Falcons fall to red-hot Newton

Facing a Newton team fresh off a stunning victory over defending Class AAAAAA state champion Tift County on Wednesday, the Falcons were the next victim in the fourth-seeded Rams’ Cinderella run, losing 58-54 in Saturday’s second-round game.

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Salem girls easily handle Cross Creek to advance to Elite-Eight

The Lady Seminoles advanced to the Elite-Eight in the Class AAAA tournament with their x-x win over Cross Creek on Friday.

Rockdale sneaks past Valdosta

It took an overtime period before Rockdale could the Wildcats away in the first round of the Class AAAAAA playoffs with a 60-56 win on Wednesday.

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Lackluster Newton girls fall to Colquitt County

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.

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Fonseca leads Newton girls soccer team with hat trick in win

Although there was a chill in the air the Lady Rams were on fire outscoring the Lady Lions 7-1 on Friday.

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Social Circle girls compete at state swim meet

The Social Circle swim team showed that the years of rebuilding is starting to pay off after qualifying for two events in the GHSA Swimming and Diving State Championship held on Feb. 6 and 7.

Alcovy splits with Walnut Grove in soccer opener

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.

No. 2 seed Eastside girls fall to No. 3 seed Mt. Zion in region tournament

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 grapplers advance to state meet

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.

Several Eastside players still weighing options

Even though National Signing Day has passed that does not mean the offers are over.

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Newton leads way with nine signees | PHOTOS

Newton Rams football, AJ Palomino, Nuka Yobo, Davonta Jones, Donta Jones, Lazarius Tinsley, Steven Montac, Colbie Jones, Sam Johnson, Vinny Jengelly, Southern University, Jacksonville State, Georgia Military, Albany State, Limestone College, Coffeyville Community, Fond de Lac Tribal Community

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