A look at Friday night's high school football action
Mundy's Mill and Drew open their Region 4A-AAAA schedule with wins on Thursday night.
With the season at the midway point, the Clayton News Daily sports staff takes stock of area teams in terms of meeting preseason expectations and goals.
Previews of Friday's football games involving Southern Crescent teams.
With Lovejoy’s 58-3 win over Druid Hills on Friday, Wildcats coach Al Hughes got his 100th victory in the Region 2-AAAAAA opener for both teams.
Here is a look at the upcoming games this weekend involving area teams:
Henry County freshman quarterback Will Thomas threw a 50-yard Hail Mary pass to Darius Amos for a 22-20 victory Friday over visiting Luella as time expired.
Here is a look at how teams look going into their Week Five contest:
Here is a look at the upcoming games on Friday in Week Four of the season:
Westover coach Octavia Jones was so upset after his team lost to visiting Jonesboro, 34-12, on Friday night at Hugh Mills Stadium, he wouldn’t allow his players to talk to the media.
Many believed a shootout was on tap when Lovejoy visited Tom White Field at Mack Tharpe Stadium on Friday in a matchup of the Nos. 9 and 10 ranked teams in Class AAAAAA.
A look at all of Friday night's football action in the Southern Crescent
Raiders out-gained on offense, but prevail
Mustangs outlast Forest Park, 12-6
Several players in the Southern Crescent area had standout performances for their teams. Here is a list of some of the top performances from last weeks games:
The city of Riverdale will partner Saturday with Kiss 104.1 FM to host the town’s annual Seafood & Beer Festival.
Previews for all the high school football games this weekend.
Mother Nature was the big winner last week at Atlanta Motor Speedway as rain postponed one of the two double featured races.
Shooting guard graduated from North Atlanta High School
Former Jonesboro star Toney Douglas was thrown in the mix of the Houston Rockets’ roster overhaul Monday.
Racing fans will be treated to two nights of grass-roots racing at Atlanta Motor Speedway this week on the quarter-mile Thunder Ring.
Thirsty Thunder means special prices on concession menu items
Adds 27 new HD channels in Henry
Charter is adding 27 new high-definition (HD) channels for customers with HD service throughout Henry County and surrounding communities on June 26, including Butts County, Lamar County, Clayton County, Monroe County and Rockdale County.
Eagle's Landing girls sweep top awards
During the past week, seven former athletes in the Southern Crescent signed athletic scholarships.
Tidbit is just one of the many kittens and cats needing to be adopted.
Eagle’s Landing Christian swept second-ranked Mount Paran 4-3, 5-1 in the second round of the Class A playoffs on Thursday.
Mary Hollowell, Clayton State University’s Associate Professor of Education, will return to the People’s Republic of China, as the university’s first recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship.
Southern Crescent area motorists will be greeted with detours Thursday and Friday near the Atlanta Motor Speedway. The changes are the result of the filming of the movie “Identity Theft.”
Second round action in the boy's soccer state tournament.
A McDonough woman, Borom Toek, has been announced as the holder of a lottery ticket that matched all six numbers in the “Decades of Dollars” drawing on May 3.
Mundy’s Mill and Jones County will meet Saturday for Game 3 of the first round of the Class AAAA playoffs.
Someone has a winning “Decades of Dollars” lottery ticket, and it was acquired at the Provisions BP gas station, located at 2297 Highway 20 E. in McDonough.
Former Georgia offensive lineman is highest ever from the Southern Crescent to be picked in NFL draft.
Eagle’s Landing cruises in tennis first round
Eagle’s Landing girl’s tennis cruised to a 5-0 victory visiting Burke County Thursday in the first round of the Class AAA tournament.
Local high school sports results from Wednesday.
The Mega Millions lottery fairy did not wave a magic wand in Henry County during the most recent jackpot drawing, but the Henry County Chamber of Commerce’s “Great $10,000 Giveaway” is offering another chance to win big.
Mundy’s Mill took a big step toward capturing second place in Region 4-AAAA with an 8-5 come-from-behind win against the first-place Wildcats on the road.
Repairs on the interstate next week
The Lady Wolverines needed every one of their penalty kicks to survive against Northgate in the first round of the Region 3-AAAA playoffs Wednesday.
Dutchtown got two goals from Judah Goodridge and the Bulldogs won 3-1 at home Tuesday to advance to the semifinals of the Region 3-AAAA playoffs.
Teams begin their push for the state meet this week as region track and field championships begin.
A look at the 2012 Clayton and Henry counties high school football schedules.
A round-up of Wednesday's high school sports
Union Grove girl’s soccer team got another signature win Tuesday night, shutting out Columbus, 2-0, at home in a non-region game.
The Atlanta Braves get their 2012 season started in just a few days. But before then, you can get ready for the entire Major League Baseball season at our MLB preview page.
Clayton State women’s soccer coach Gareth O’Sullivan announced the six new additions to the Clayton State recruiting class, including Union Grove senior Danielle Fletcher.
The Atlanta Experience ABA Spring Break Basketball Clinic will run from Monday-Friday at the First Baptist Church in Morrow for youth ages 5-15.
Clayton State women’s cross country coach Mike Mead announced this week the signing of Taylor Galvin from Posen, Ill., for the 2012 season.
Jermaine Hough scored a team-high 17 points as No. 10-ranked Lovejoy held off No. 3 Fayette County 63-57 on the road in a Class AAAA first-round playoff game.