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CLAYTON COUNTY OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

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.

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CLAYTON COUNTY DEFENSIVE 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.

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CLAYTON COUNTY COACH 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.

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Cheyna Williams helps Florida State win national soccer title

One of the first teammates Cheyna Williams befriended when she transferred to Florida State earlier this year was Jamia Fields.

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Rasham Suarez returns to Atlanta as member of Southern Miss squad

Rasham Suarez has taken a long journey to get back to Atlanta.

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Amarlo Herrera earns All-SEC honors

Georgia senior linebacker Amarlo Herrera, a Southern Crescent native, received a pair of postseason honors.

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Kelsey Arnold breaks track and field record at Georgia Southern

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.

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Forest Park Panthers win Clayton County wrestling titles

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.

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Tiffany Wilson earns Big South Conference top freshman honor

Tiffany Wilson, Amarlo Herrera, Georgia Bulldogs, UNC Asheville Bulldogs

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North Clayton players named to the All-Region 4-AAA team

Three North Clayton players were chosen to the first team All-Region 4-AAA team, which was recently released.

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Clayton County teams fortunate enough to have solid fullbacks

As teams have gone to more spread and zone read type offenses, the position of fullback has been almost eliminated from most offensive scheme.

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Jonesboro senior Michaelle Smith signs with Div. II Lenior-Rhyne

When Michaelle Smith attended a basketball camp at Georgia State last summer, she caught the eye of several coaches.

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Austin Donaldson signs basketball scholarship with the Chattanooga Mocs

Austin Donaldson committed to Chattanooga last month, and wasn’t planning on signing with the Southern Conference school in hopes of keeping his options open.

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Joseph Newman adds big spark to the Drew Titans offense

Coming into the season, the prevailing thought among Drew opponents was that if you stopped running back Marquis Terry, then you would stopped the Titans offense.

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Clayton County teams fortunate enough to have solid fullbacks

As teams have gone to more spread and zone read type offenses, the position of the fullback has been almost eliminated from most offensive scheme.

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Jonesboro Cardinals boy's basketball team begins pursuit of back-to-back state titles

CAN THEY REPEAT?

The Jonesboro boys basketball team is attempting to do what has not been done in the county since the Morrow girls program built a powerhouse program in the late 1980s and early ’90s — repeat as state champion.

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CLAYTON COUNTY BOY'S BASKETBALL PREVIEW

Dan Maehlman, Michael Zachery, Reginald Scurry

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CLAYTON COUNTY GIRL'S BASKETBALL PREVIEWS

Get ready for the upcoming basketball season with a team-by-team capsules.

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CLAYTON COUNTY PLAYERS TO WATCH

With the upcoming season almost upon us, the Clayton News Daily takes a look at some of the top players in the area entering the season.

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Mundy’s Mill clinches playoff berth with 47-14 win over Woodland

When you face a “win or go home” situation, teams often look for their senior leadership to play big.

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Scoreboard doesn't matter when Jonesboro, North Clayton meet in scrimmage

When Jonesboro host North Clayton tonight in a scrimmage, both team coaches are not too concern about the result on scoreboard.

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Clayton State takes on Georgia Tech in men’s basketball exhibition game

The opportunity to play at Georgia Tech has been very appealing to the Clayton State men basketball team.

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Drew, Stockbridge play for Region 4-AAAAA title

The “next game on the schedule” approach is how Drew coach Dorwyn Lyles has pitched today’s contest against Stockbridge.

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Morrow, North Clayton to compete at state cross-country meets

The state cross country championships will get underway today in Carrollton with two Clayton County teams competing. The boys’ teams from both Morrow and North Clayton finished fourth in their respective regions to earn the last team qualifying spot.

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Jonesboro, Locust Grove meet for playoff spot

With his team in the midst of a three-game losing streak to start the season, Jonesboro was on the verge of dropping its fourth game.