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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.
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.
Former Jonesboro standout Cameron Sutton continues to rack up the preseason accolades before the season begins next weekend.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The 13th of 14 players spotlighted in the 2015 Football Preview
The 11th of 14 players spotlighted in the 2015 Football Preview
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.
Stubbs is a rare utility player, one who can just as easily rush for 681 yards as he can tackle 26 players.
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.
Forest Park’s Lester Miller has signed a letter of intent to run track at Shorter University in Rome.
Wiley led the Tigers to the 2014 semifinals with a mind-blowing 57-tackle, 18-sack season.
This Clemson commit can only continue to get better, and he’s already pretty good.
Games will held at White Academy, Twelve Oaks Stadium, Tara Stadium, Morrow High School and Forest Park High School.
Huntley's possibly one of the best Class of 2017 recruits in the state
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.
It’s rare for a player in today’s game to make an impact both offensively and defensively, but Hylton does just that.
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.
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.
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