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History was made Wednesday afternoon at Morrow High School.
Bryce Rauhof admits that it wasn’t a pretty sight.
Lovejoy’s Brimer has put more speed on fastball
A big part of Lovejoy’s baseball success has been the continued development of pitcher Danyale (D.J.) Brimer.
Candence Jackson, Drew
Candence Jackson helped lead Drew to its best season in the school’s short history with a Class AAAAA semifinals appearance.
Dan Maehlman, Jonesboro
Dan Maehlman lead the Jonesboro basketball program to its first state championship.
The 2013-14 season is complete, and now the Clayton News Daily names its all-county basketball teams.
The Clayton News Daily announces its all-county team.
After three top-six finishes at last year’s Class AAAAA state meet, Mount Zion’s Marquett Simmons is back and gaining confidence daily in his senior year.
Forest Park, Zion win titles
While Forest Park girl’s dominated in all phases of the Clayton County Track and Field Championship, the Mount Zion boy’s did most of its damage mainly on the track.
We have entered into the one of the most exciting times of the year for basketball junkies.
Clayton State will make its 10th straight NCAA Div. II appearance this Friday when the Lakers take on Limestone College in the Southeast Regional in North Carolina.
There was one other state championship trophy in Jonesboro High’s trophy case.
It wasn’t the start to the Peach Belt Conference tournament that Clayton State was hoping for, but they will take the end result.
Jonesboro defeats Columbia for Class AAAA title
Junior Tracy Hector scored a game-high 19 points to lead Jonesboro to the Class AAAA title on Thursday with a 56-51 win against Columbia at the Macon Coliseum.
It has been a week of receiving accolades for Clayton State forward Shacamra Jackson.
The March Madness for Clayton State will begin over Thursday in the Peach Belt Conference tournament.
Columbia has been in this spot before — playing for a state championship.
As sports journalist we are supposed to be objective.
When Montrell Custis looked at his caller ID on his cellphone, he saw Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart number pop up.
It seems that Cameron Solomon has found the right fit.
Drew coach Candence Jackson wasn’t quite sure how her team would react in their first road playoff game in program history.
There are expected to be some jitters considering this is the Class AAAAA semifinals, but there will definitely be a comfort level for both Southwest DeKalb and Forest Park in Saturday’s contest.
Reaching the Class AAAA semifinals is special, but for this season’s version of the Jonesboro Cardinals, it has some extra meaning.
Players are never really satisfied, and Lavelle Westbrooks is no exception.
Two boy’s players from Clayton County made the first team All-Region 2-AAAAAA team, which was chosen by the region’s seven coaches.