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Fortunately for Mount Zion, the majority of last year’s squad returns this season. That includes the talented senior trio of Tyeisha Juhan, Jayda Holder and Fredeja Ransom.
Every year for the last seven years, Stewart has run a drive to collect lightly used coats and blankets to help Haven House, a shelter for homeless women and their children in Henry County.
Both the boys and girls basketball teams at Drew High School won exciting contests over North Clayton Saturday night.
Several North Clayton football players were selected to the All-Region team in Region 4-AAA Monday
Queryachi Taylor only began wrestling in the seventh grade, but it didn’t take him long to realize he had a gift for the sport.
Gates recorded a team-high 14 tackles in a 38-17 win over LSU.
Led by senior defensive tackle Kali James, the Cardinals stuffed the Trojans on a fourth-and-goal from the 1-yard line to earn the victory.
The Drew Titans advanced to the Elite Eight of the AAAAA GHSA state playoffs with a 54-23 victory over South Paulding Friday night at South Paulding High School.
Jonesboro will jump two classifications in new structure.
Friday night, Drew High School and head football coach Dorwyn Lyles did something no other team or coach in the history of the school has ever done: win a state playoff game.
Former Mundy’s Mill standout Kimario McFadden has re-signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Two local football programs will represent Clayton County in the Sweet 16 of the GHSA state playoffs Friday night.
Morrow and Forest Park played in key boys and girls region matchups Friday night.
Drew won its first playoff game in program history, and first in three tries, with an upset 70-34 win over Class AAAAA No. 1 seed Carver Friday night at Memorial Stadium.
Castaneda’s late kick sends Jonesboro to the Sweet 16
Sophomore kicker Asael Castaneda sent the Jonesboro Cardinals to the Sweet 16 of the AAAA state football playoffs with a 38-yard field goal with 32 seconds left in the fourth quarter that clinched a 17-14 win over Thomas County Central Friday night at Tara Stadium.
Here are the latest athletic news and notes from Clayton State University.
Somehow, the 2015 high school football regular season has come to a close. It may have ended too soon, but local squads provided us with countless memories to take from this season.
Former Morrow standout using past experiences to help local athletes at EYA Sports
Brad Martin’s training program, Elite Youth of America Sports, is making waves in local circles as an avenue for county athletes to enhance their skills.
Riverdale quarterback Joseph Cambridge has been selected to attend the Rising Seniors bowl later this year.
Three teams will begin their roads to a potential state championship Friday night when the GHSA state playoffs commence.
The 2015 high school football has concluded, and three Clayton County teams have qualified for the state playoffs.
The Westminster Wildcats (6-4) advanced to the state playoffs and ended the North Clayton Eagles (3-7) with a 35-18 victory in a region play-in game Friday night at Southern Crescent Stadium.
Drew and Woodland played in the pouring rain and dripping mud and the occasional burst of lightning Friday night. Drew won, extending its stay in the playoffs.
Jonesboro claims region title with furious fourth quarter comeback
Quarterback Zerrick Cooper threw for three touchdowns in the fourth quarter, including the go-ahead pass with 17 seconds left in the game, to lead the comeback. Cooper finished with 255 passing yards and 78 rushing yards.