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CO-GAME OF THE WEEK: RIVERDALE VS NORTH CLAYTON

In case you missed it, the Southside Classic between the Riverdale Raiders and the North Clayton Eagles has been moved to Thursday at 7 p.m. at Tara Stadium.

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CO-GAME OF THE WEEK: Mundy’s Mill vs Lovejoy

Both Lovejoy and Mundy’s Mill will kick their seasons off tomorrow night at 7:30 p.m. at Twelve Oaks Stadium. Last season, the Wildcats scored 35 points in the first half and eventually topped the Tigers 47-14.

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Sutton named to preseason All-SEC team

Former Jonesboro standout Cameron Sutton continues to rack up the preseason accolades before the season begins next weekend.

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Mundy’s Mill tops Lovejoy in softball county championship

Every year, Clayton County holds its annual county softball championship. Over the weekend, Mundy’s Mill topped Lovejoy 8-1 to repeat as county champions.

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PREP SCHEDULE: All Clayton football teams in action this week

This week, every football team in the county will be in action. North Clayton and Riverdale kick the week off Thursday night, while Mundy’s Mill and Lovejoy face off Friday night.

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JONESBORO 31 - MOUNT ZION 6: Zerrick Cooper throws four touchdowns in first game back from ACL surgery

Cooper throws four touchdowns in first game back from ACL surgery

In the first game of the 2015 Clayton County football regular season, it was the Jonesboro Cardinals topping the Mount Zion Bulldogs 31-6 at Tara Stadium.

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Jonesboro’s M.J. Walker adjusting to life as a top basketball recruit

Basketball standout adjusting to life as a top recruit

Walker’s summer will culminate this weekend when he journeys to Brooklyn for the Under Armour Elite 24. ESPNU will televise the event, which will feature more than 20 elite college basketball recruits.

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Southside Classic between Riverdale and North Clayton moved due to delays in Southern Crescent renovations

Due to construction issues at Southern Crescent Stadium, the game will be moved from Friday, Aug. 28, to Thursday, Aug. 27, at 7 p.m at Tara Stadium.

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Fantastic 14: Zerrick Cooper

The 13th of 14 players spotlighted in the 2015 Football Preview

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Fantastic 14: Kindle Vildor

The 11th of 14 players spotlighted in the 2015 Football Preview

Annual football preview hits stands Wednesday

Before the games begin, make sure to grab a copy of our annual football preview. The 2015 edition of the Clayton and Henry counties Football Preview Tab hits stands Wednesday, just in time for you to brush up on this year’s teams before the opening kick.

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Fantastic 14: Darius Stubbs

Stubbs is a rare utility player, one who can just as easily rush for 681 yards as he can tackle 26 players.

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Former Forest Park standout Bria Matthews finishes the 2015 track season as the top triple-jumper in the country

The 2014-2015 track and field season ended last week and former Forest Park standout Bria Matthews took home a handful of accomplishments.

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Forest Park’s Lester Miller to run track at Shorter

Forest Park’s Lester Miller has signed a letter of intent to run track at Shorter University in Rome.

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Fantastic 14: Charles Wiley

Wiley led the Tigers to the 2014 semifinals with a mind-blowing 57-tackle, 18-sack season.

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Fantastic 14: Chandler Reeves

This Clemson commit can only continue to get better, and he’s already pretty good.

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Clayton County Public Schools to host middle school football jamboree

Games will held at White Academy, Twelve Oaks Stadium, Tara Stadium, Morrow High School and Forest Park High School.

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Fantastic 14: Caleb Huntley

Huntley's possibly one of the best Class of 2017 recruits in the state

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Football scrimmages headline week of prep action

Clayton County students return to school this week, which means athletic events will start back up as well over the coming days. Here’s a list of the local football, softball and volleyball action this week.

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Fantastic 14: Khalid Hylton

It’s rare for a player in today’s game to make an impact both offensively and defensively, but Hylton does just that.

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As another school year begins, grades must be a priority for student-athletes

But as competitive as it is in the real world these days, what you accomplish in the classroom needs to be seen as important as your athletic accomplishments.

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Renovations at Southern Crescent to benefit football, track

Over the better part of the last year, Clayton County Public Schools Superintendent Luvenia Jackson and athletics director Kevin May have overseen the process of changing Southern Crescent’s surface from Bermuda grass to AstroTurf.

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Leroy Foster leading Morrow out of obscurity

However, in coach Leroy Foster, the Mustangs have improved every season since his hiring in 2012. Last year, Morrow went 3-7 and was competitive throughout the entire 2014 campaign