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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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Brotherly Bond

Morrow receiver corps helping each other grow on and off the field

The brotherly bond that Hodnett started while at Morrow has trickled down to the current group of Morrow receivers.

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Under the radar status suits Pro Movement just fine

Overlooked athletes earn college scholarships through recruiting organization

“When you have extremely talented kids, it’s just a matter of getting someone to take a look,” Pro Movement founder Jarrett Christian said.

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Forest Park receiver James Ragland is Forest Park’s most dangerous weapon

Ragland is Forest Park’s most dangerous weapon

Forest Park head coach Reginald Austin remembers vividly when he first saw James Ragland.

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County pride on full display at Clayton County Football Media Day

Clayton County Public Schools and Director of Athletics Kevin May held Clayton County Football Media Day this week at Drew High School.

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Local rebuilding football programs ready to rebound behind stellar football coaches

But all that disappointment is on the verge of changing with the tireless efforts of three top-tier football coaches in Leroy Foster, Kevin “Bull” Jones, Reginald Austin and James Soza.

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Jonesboro volleyball camp a great way for former players to give back

Jonesboro volleyball camp a great way for former players to give back

Several generations of Jonesboro volleyball players enjoyed a week long camp at Jonesboro High School this week.

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Jonesboro’s Jeffrey Taylor to play football at Colorado State

Jonesboro offensive lineman Jeffrey Taylor committed to Colorado State while visiting head coach Mike Bobo’s program this weekend

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North Clayton defensive back chooses Georgia Southern

North Clayton senior defensive back Kindle Vildor didn’t have the customary recruiting experience.

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In year two, Mount Zion head coach Kevin Jones is trying to establish a winning culture

In year two, coach Kevin Jones and the Bulldogs are trying to establish a winning culture

Catchy sports lingo often carries little weight, but that’s not the case here. Jones is in the midst of reigniting a program that hasn’t had much to cheer for over the last few years.

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Atlanta Boom brings advanced volleyball training to Mundy’s Mill

Coach Vickie Mangram at Mundy’s Mill High School doesn’t pretend to know every little detail of teaching volleyball. So Mangram, along with assistant coach Marc Dye, decided to bring in Atlanta Boom and Del Hughes for some advanced one-on-one tutelage.

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Jamaica stuns United States in CONCACAF Gold Cup semis at Georgia Dome | PHOTOS

For all but five minutes Wednesday night, the United States outplayed its opponent Jamaica during the CONCACAF Gold Cup Semifinals in the Georgia Dome.

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Jonesboro’s Kali James chooses Campbell University

After years of hard work and dedication, Jonesboro’s Kali James has committed to Campbell University in North Carolina.

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Mount Zion’s safety duo leading an underrated secondary

Mount Zion’s safety duo leading an underrated secondary

Senior Timotheus Slade and junior Lenox Copeland have the Bulldogs defense heading in the right direction. By complementing each other’s style, the two have formed one of the top safety combinations in Clayton County.

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Football is so close, yet so far

I believe a famous rock-and-roll singer once said “The waiting is the hardest part.”

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United States expects a tough challenge from Jamaica in the Gold Cup semifinals in the Georgia Dome

ATLANTA — When asked about his experiences in Atlanta during a press conference Tuesday at the Georgia Dome, United States Men’s National Team coach Jurgen Klinsmann joked that he’s only ever been to Hartsfield-Jackson Airport for connecting flights.