Morrow, ELCA open football season on Friday
It’s game week. While the bulk of the season-openers are still a week away, a couple teams in the Southern Crescent will get an early jump on the competition.
Robinson named preseason all-conference
MORROW — The soccer season hasn’t started yet, but Clayton State player Alicia Robinson is receiving preseason accolades from the conference.
Pro Tour event coming to the Southern Crescent
The Eagle’s Landing Classic will take place Monday through Aug. 25 at the Eagle’s Landing Country Club. The tournament is part of the NGA Pro Golf Tour (formerly the NGA Hooters Pro Golf Tour.
Area teams get first look at against opposing squads
Let the games begin. Well, sort of.
Eight players from the Southern Crescent area have been named to the Georgia High School Football Daily’s preseason all-state team in their respective classifications.
Jonesboro volleyball looks to continue its dominance
JONESBORO — If its one thing that Dan Maehlman has learned in all his years of coaching is that patience sometimes has to be the most important aspect of developing a team.
AMS staff faces major cleanup after hosing Global Rallycross
As spectators exited Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday following the Global Rallycross race, track president Ed Clark greeted them.
Scott Woerner is one step closer to being a Hall of Famer.
MORROW — Clayton State’s new assistant athletic director brings tons of administrative experience to the NCAA Div. II school.
Global Rallycross driver Steve Arpin has a little advance for those fans attending the race on Saturday at Atlanta Motor Speedway — especially the first-time spectator.
Riverdale offensive line has big task
Being an offensive lineman, Darrel Edosa understands there is some pressure.
Freshmen will try to make their impact this season
In the ideal world of high school football, incoming freshmen would learn the game on the lower level teams.
Teams gearing up with plenty of optimism
Fall means more than just football. OK, we know that’s hard to believe, but the new volleyball season starts in about a week.
Bryson Durden could have waited to see what offers were going to come his way this fall, but the Eagle’s Landing Christian rising senior saw what he wanted and decided to commit.
Teams from around the state were allowed to put on full pads last week after a five-day mandatory conditioning period by the Georgia High School Association. This was the first time teams could don full pads since spring practice in May. Most didn’t waste time getting used to the pads as players engaged in one-on-one drills and most coahes threw in a scrimmage to the delight of the players. Sports editor Derrick Mahone was at Mount Zion and Riverdale practices as they put the pads on for the first time and engaged in a little contact.
JONESBORO — It had the makings of a good season for Alexis Johnson.
Lester Knauls didn’t hear a sound, but he knew something was wrong with his right ankle.
Like most youngers, Hannah Kim was trying to find her niche in the sports world. She gave tennis a try, but it just wasn’t what she was looking for.
Long before now, Lovejoy coach Al Hughes would like to have his quarterback position settled.
Drew's healthy Terry to see numbers increase
RIVERDALE — Coming into spring practice, Drew coach Jarrett Laws was comfortable with the running back spot.
RIVERDALE — Isa Muhammad probably could have waited for some more offers to come, but the Riverdale defensive back decided he had found his future home.
Some prefer to leave campus while others hold their preseason football camps at schools.
All the cars and equipment had yet to be loaded on the trailers, but the conversation inside the Atlanta Motor Speedway garages was focused on next season.
The legend of Skip Nichols continues to grow at Thursday Thunder.
The 16th edition of Thursday Thunder is now in the books. Division champions have been crowned. For employees at Atlanta Motor Speedway, the focus now turns fully to Labor Day weekend, when the track host the AdvoCare 500. Staff writer takes a last look action in the Thunder Ring through his photo lens.
Al Hughes will be doing this for the 37th time in his 50-plus years of living.
Payton Ryan doesn't feel pain when he's out on the Atlanta Motor Speedway racetrack.
The last week of Thursday Thunder should prove to be an entertaining one.
Fresh from a night of Thursday Thunder action on the Atlanta Motor Speedway track.
Riverdale coach is making sure to keep the emphasis on "student" in student-athletes.
Michael Sauer learned that looks can be deceiving.
Drew football coach Jarrett Laws is going to get a chance to coach one of his most potential-filled players after all.
The Titans should be better suited to make a state tournament run in 2013-14.
The practice fields and courts have been empty. The weight rooms were closed this week.
Ashton Winger knows the feeling of finishing second in the Thursday Thunder points standing.
Jonesboro’s potential for success this football season will likely start, and in some instances end, with the performance of its offensive line.
Last September was the first time that William Byron drove a Legends car.
With making a college choice currently out of the way, Riverdale's Rashad Canty is free to focus on improving Riverdale's football fortunes.
Hugh Toro has been a staple in the Peachtree Road Race since its inception in 1970.
Riverdale wide receiver Rashad Canty has committed to play at Appalachian State during his visit on Saturday.
Troy Wyche will finally get to play on college football’s highest level.
he parallel between Jonesboro girls and boys basketball is striking.
Luke Behnke certainly made the most of what might be his only race at Thursday Thunder this season.
As Brandon Clyde begin his tryouts with the Miles College basketball team, it had a familiar feel.
It been eight months since Luke Behnke has climbed into a Legends car and raced around the track at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
There is no getting around it when it comes to sports.
After two dominating seasons of playing in the National Basketball League of Canada, former Clayton State standout Brandon Robinson will see how he stacks up against some top competition in Europe.
One of the first calls that Terry Herrod made when he was named the new coach at Riverdale was to Terrone Owens, a longtime associate.
When it comes to summer football workouts — coaches have three options.
Ken Ragan has been a fixture in auto racing for many years.