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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.
As teams have gone to more spread and zone read type offenses, the position of fullback has been almost eliminated from most offensive scheme.
When Michaelle Smith attended a basketball camp at Georgia State last summer, she caught the eye of several coaches.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dan Maehlman, Michael Zachery, Reginald Scurry
Get ready for the upcoming basketball season with a team-by-team capsules.
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.
When you face a “win or go home” situation, teams often look for their senior leadership to play big.
When Jonesboro host North Clayton tonight in a scrimmage, both team coaches are not too concern about the result on scoreboard.
The opportunity to play at Georgia Tech has been very appealing to the Clayton State men basketball team.
The “next game on the schedule” approach is how Drew coach Dorwyn Lyles has pitched today’s contest against Stockbridge.
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.
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.