Rockdale Sports

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

Subscribe

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

Cain shows his skills at super combines

Piedmont Academy rising senior Chris Cain, a key contributor on both offense and defense for the state runner-up football team during the 2014 season, recently participated in one of the Blue-Grey National All-American Super Combines.

Piedmont Academy honors continue after state championhsip

Four players from Piedmont Academy’s GISA Class AA state champion baseball team were recently named to the All-State Baseball team.

Tease photo

Carpenter, Stanley earn all-state honors

The Providence Christian Warriors boys soccer team recently received a few more kudos with some top awards in Georgia Independent Christian Athletic Association Division II as senior Sean Carpenter and sophomore Ethan Stanley were named to the all-region and all-state team.

Tease photo

Eastside boys basketball coach Brent Wren wants to take Eagles to new heights

Eastside’s basketball program will hopefully continue in the same direction with former Liberty Middle School head coach Brent Wren taking over for the departed Greg Freeman.

Tease photo

Hardwick hopeful that hard work is the key to a successful Tigers basketball program

Alcovy’s boys basketball program will try to gain some stability after making the move to name former junior varsity head coach Mack Hardwick to head varsity coach.

Tease photo

King takes over helm for Lady Eagles basketball

There is no doubt that Matthew Jackson did a good job with Eastside girls basketball program taking them to the playoffs four of the past five years. Gladys King, who was the Rockdale girls head basketball coach for the past three seasons, will try to take the Lady Eagles to the next level as their new head coach.

Tease photo

Foster signs with Jackson State

It seems like all the hard work and effort for Newton’s Azariah Foster paid off after signing a track scholarship with Jackson State University in Mississippi.

Tease photo

Rams advance to finals of Cam Newton 7-on-7 series

Newton’s football team has a great amount of confidence as they get ready to start the 2015 season as they went undefeated and won the Cam Newton 7-on-7 high school football tournament series at the North Cobb High School site.

Texas high school football stadium that cost $60 million to reopen after repairs

One of the most expensive U.S. high school football stadiums ever built is set to reopen this month after undergoing millions of dollars of repairs to fix structural problems that had made it unsafe, officials in the Dallas suburb of Allen said on Monday.

Tease photo

Holloman is epitome of a team player

Newton’s Jeremiah Holloman was not going to let something like a badly hurt knee to keep him from winning a Class AAAAAA state championship in the triple jump in the 2015 GHSA Boys State Track and Field Meet at Memorial Stadium in Jefferson.

Tease photo

A stumble not enough to keep Stokes from winning a state championship

Eastside’s Eric Stokes thought he was on his way to an easy to win in the 400-meter dash of Class AAAA GHSA Boys Track and Field meet but ended up winning by seven-thousandth of a second with a time of 47.902 seconds.

Eastside girls finish 11 at Class AAAA state golf tournament

Eastside’s girls golf team had a good showing finishing 11th shooting a 290 at the Class AAAA GHSA state championship at Applewood County Club in Keysville on Monday.

Tease photo

Eastside girls golf team to participate in state tournament

The Eastside girls golf team have checked off two of the three goals they’ve had this season. First they retained the Newton Cup and they made it to the Class AAAA tournament. Now they have one more goal and that’s to finish in the top 10 in the state tournament at Applewood Golf Course in Keysville on Monday.

Previous