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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Beggs signs with Young Harris

Piedmont Academy’s Zach Beggs, a two-time all-state baseball player heading into his senior season, recently signed a scholarship to continue his baseball career following at Young Harris College.

Newton gets 12-8, 10-5 doubleheader win over Lovejoy

Newton’s baseball team were in a tough battle in the first game of Thursday’s doubleheader against Lovejoy before starting the second game with a big lead to win both games.

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Newton basketball sign three to play at next level

Three Newton boys basketball player beat the odds to sign to play at the next level.

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Alcovy boys, Eastside girls win Newton Cup

The Newton Cup has a new home after Alcovy defeated the Eastside boys for the first time in its 10-year history. The girls cup had a battle for second place with Newton almost coming back from an eight-stroke deficit while the Eastside girls easily retained the cup after the two-day tournament ending at The Oaks Course on Monday.

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Mathis inks with Brevard College

After spending some time deciding his best plan of action Eastside’s Quintrell Mathis came to the decision to play football at Brevard College in Brevard, N.C. As a senior wide receiver, Mathis led the Eagles averaging 17.9 yards per reception catching 13 passes for 233 yards and two touchdowns. He also had 24 tackles with one for a loss and deflected a pass while playing linebacker. Joining Mathis for his signing were his mother Nicole Humphrey (right) and his aunt Sherry Clark. (Staff photo: Manny Fils)

Eastside sweeps Henry County in rain delayed doubleheader

Eastside’s baseball team got closer to achieving their goal of making it to the Class AAAA playoffs with their 13-1, 10-8 doubleheader sweep of Henry County on Monday.

Eastside explodes in third inning giving Eagles sweep over Walnut Grove

A big five-run, third inning gave the Eagles the margin they needed to give them an 11-6 win over Walnut Grove to sweep the two-game series on Thursday.

Nick Womack’s aids in Eastside’s 6-1 win batting in three runs

Not even three errors could stop the Eagles from getting the best of Walnut Grove as Eastside stayed in the thick of the Region 4-AAAA playoff race with a 6-1 win on Wednesday.

Newton boys win Westlake Relays, girls tie for second

Both Newton squads had a good showing at the Westlake Relays track meet with the boys winning the meet and the girls tying for second place in the 28-team event on Saturday.

Alcovy errors helped Newton in three-game sweep

Eleven unearned runs off six errors by Alcovy helped the Rams sweep the three-game series and secure a trip to the Class AAAAAA playoffs for the third year in a row.

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Rockdale comes from behind for win over Tigers, Lady Tigers too much for Rockdale girls

Rockdale’s boys soccer team came back strong after falling to the Tigers to get a 3-1 win while the Alcovy girls handled whatever the Lady Bulldogs threw their way in an 8-0 win to split the match on Thursday.

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Broadnax proves he’s good at hitting his mark

It didn’t take long for Curtis Broadnax to go from an unknown to a respected shooter in the world of competitive archery.

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Eastside girls, Alcovy boys take lead into second round for cup

The Newton Cup boys golf trophy has always been at Eastside. But for the first time in 10 years the Alcovy boys golf team have a chance to give the cup a new home after taking a nine-stoke, 148-157, lead over Eastside and a 61-stroke lead over Newton (209) following the first round of play at Ashton Hills Golf Club on Monday.

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Alcovy boys clinch playoff spot with win over Newton

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.

Rockdale takes two over Heritage

Rockdale’s girls tennis team took all five matches against Heritage while the Rockdale lost one in their 4-1 win on Wednesday.