Newton and Alcovy are both gained some confidence coming off emotional wins last week as the two county and region rivals meet at Homer Sharp Stadium at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.
Based on the results of the first month and a half of the high school football season, now might be as good a time as any for Rockdale to get its first win in 16 years against Tucker.
Eastside’s bats were active in the battle for the No. 3 seed for the Class AAAA softball tournament getting 18 hits in the two-game sweep against Hampton in the Region 4-AAAA tournament on Wednesday.
The Lady Patriots softball team may have started slow in the Region 8-AAAAA semifinal series against Winder-Barrow but quickly picked up the pace to get the sweep on Tuesday.
The war cry for Newton is “Rise Up” and that’s exactly what they did to take control of the destiny towards becoming Region 2-AAAAAA football champions.
In some ways, the 2015 season for the Heritage High School softball team began in 2014.
Eastside and Locust Grove should be well rested to see who will have an advantage in Region 4A-AAAA play as both teams are coming off a bye-week. The winner of Friday’s 7:30 p.m. game at Locust Grove High School in McDonough will hold an edge in the six-team subregion.
It’s playoff time for three area volleyball teams.
The Jaguars broke a 15-game losing streak dating back to 2013 as they defeated Heritage 20-3 on Friday night in Region 8-AAAAA.
The 17-game losing streak is over as Alcovy beat Lakeside 15-12 for homecoming at Homer Sharp Stadium on Friday.
A monster offensive effort from junior running back Kurt Taylor helped the Newton Rams score a huge 37-20 victory over the Tucker Tigers Friday night at Adams Stadium in DeKalb County in a clash of region rivals.
The Gainesville football team visited the Rockdale County area last weekend and built a quick reputation as a team capable of forcing turnovers.
The Young Americans Christian School (YACS) cross country team took first place overall at the Fayetteville meet on Saturday, Sept. 26.
Newton’s softball team had some timely hitting and took advantage of several Rockdale errors to over come a five-run deficit in the bottom of the seventh inning for the 13-12 win on Thursday.
Eastside’s softball team had a couple of good games against Walnut Grove in the semifinal round of the Region 4-AAAA playoffs but it wasn’t enough as the Lady Warriors swept in the best of three series on Wednesday.