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Marquis Terry, Drew High
After rushing for a school record 1,910 yards and 18 touchdowns, Marquis Terry has been chosen the Clayton News Daily Clayton County Offensive Player of the Year.
Jallah Neal, Drew
Jallah Neal, a junior linebacker at Drew, had 117 tackles, including 64 first stops as he was chosen the Clayton News Daily Clayton County Defensive Player of the Year.
Dorwyn Lyles, Drew High
Drew first-year Dorwyn Lyles has been chosen the Clayton News Daily Clayton County Coach of the Year after leading the Titans to a 7-4 record and state playoff appearance.
One of the first teammates Cheyna Williams befriended when she transferred to Florida State earlier this year was Jamia Fields.
Rasham Suarez has taken a long journey to get back to Atlanta.
Georgia senior linebacker Amarlo Herrera, a Southern Crescent native, received a pair of postseason honors.
Former Jonesboro High track and field athlete Kelsey Arnold, a sophomore at Georgia Southern, broke her own school record in the weight throw by nearly a meter as the Eagles track and field program opened its 2014-15 indoor season at the Birmingham Southern Icebreaker meet.
Hours after winning its second county dual wrestling title in as many years, Forest Park notched its fourth Clayton County Traditional Wrestling Championship in a row as the Panthers won eight of the 14 individual titles.
Tiffany Wilson, Amarlo Herrera, Georgia Bulldogs, UNC Asheville Bulldogs
Three North Clayton players were chosen to the first team All-Region 4-AAA team, which was recently released.
After watching Kirklin Varnado workout during the spring drills, Mount Zion new coaching staff decided the best way to utilize the senior’s talents was at quarterback.
Drew record-setting running back Marquis Terry was named the top player in Region 4-AAAAA, Div. A by the region coaches as they released the all-region team.
Jonesboro makes statement with Miller Grove win
Moments after the buzzer sounded in a steamy Drew High School gymnasium, Jonesboro headed to its locker room with a 73-52 win over Miller Grove.
QuikTrip has partnered with national nonprofit organization Folds of Honor to sponsor the March 1 NASCAR race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Auburn freshman football player Jakell Lenard Mitchell was shot and killed Sunday morning at an apartment complex near the Auburn University campus.
Jonesboro sophomore James "M.J." Walker scored a career high 35 points to lead the defending state champion Cardinals to a 73-52 win over powerhouse Miller Grove on Saturday.
Things started bad fast for Eagle’s Landing Christian, got worse even faster and never really got much better as the Chargers lost 49-7 to Mount Paran on Saturday in the Class A private-school championship game at the Georgia Dome.
Jonesboro defeated Miller Grove 73-52 on Saturday in a non-region basketball game at Charles Drew High.
When Miller Grove coach Sharman White was first informed that the game against Jonesboro was being moved to nearby Drew High, he was sort of disappointed.