JONESBORO - It's official, the Clayton County area has programs heading into the first round of the Georgia High School Association state soccer playoffs.
The Southside Celebrity Shootout Basketball Game starts April 20 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. but there's also a youth basketball camp earlier in the day from 9 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.
JONESBORO — The final week of the regular season for several programs around the area has come. The local programs have been given some momentum, and Mount Zion looks to be the top program as the offseason approaches.
It's been three years but the Riverdale Raiders achieved a winning record in soccer, now things are in order for an even more positive 2020.
JONESBORO - Spring break is over and teams should be much healthier for the final weeks of the regular season as many teams get to face region opponents.
The quarter-mile race track at Atlanta Motor Speedway will be quiet for awhile after Furious Five races reached its end this weekend.
He’s pitched a total of six games and registered an earned run average of .74 with 47 total strikeouts against 77 batters with an average of .156 so far this season.
Morrow High's Christia'n Jarvis was a contributing factor in the Clayton County Championship win last week and chatted about the process.
The baseball action has taken a brief pause this week as the local programs enter spring break. Mount Zion maintains the best record in the county.
A lot of teams hit the green this week for the Clayton County golf championships and for two teams, the titles fell to some well deserved programs.
Corta Washington picked up not just one county title but two in her senior year. How was it accomplished, staying true to herself.
Morrow took home a lot of individual titles and even the team titles this past weekend but it was a great effort from all Clayton County schools.
Just three years into his career at CCS, he’s already picked up four championships in football and baseball and is tied to Clayton County as well.
Catching up with third-year head coach Brian Page it’s obvious that the team hit a snag early in the season. The non-region games that were planned didn’t happen because of Georgia’s weather.
The Lovejoy Wildcats boys soccer team is off to a good start this year and it’s taken the county by storm essentially as one year ago a number of issues and problems plagued the program.
Stockbridge claimed team gold in the event but the Clayton County programs were led by Lovejoy High who claimed second in the Patriots FAT No. 2.
Stockbridge High took the top honors in the women’s rankings to lead Henry County but over the county line, the Mundy’s Mill Lady Tigers took fourth to lead Clayton County in the Patriots FAT No. 2.
Brenden Williams announced his college choice Sunday evening as he’s heading to LaGrange College. The Lovejoy High based athlete took to Twitter to announce his choice.
Against a team like Lovejoy, any situation where Lovejoy gets a lead could mean their opponent is staring at a blowout. But Lanier held on in the second half and turned the tide to win 52-45 over the Lady Wildcats.
The Lady Wildcats pulled out a 62-15 victory on the strength of Genesis Bryant’s 19 points, six rebound performance while Anaya Boyd registered 18 points.
The Georgia High School Association is coming to Jonesboro this week and specifically Mount Zion High School for the Dance State Invitationals.
Elite Scholars Academy’s Lady Knights punched their ticket to the Georgia High School Association Class A-Public state basketball playoffs on the strength of their power rankings.
Elite Scholars Academy took home three county titles in dominating fashion. First, the women’s title came with a score of 365 points over Mundy’s Mill High who picked up 297. In the men’s division, Elite Scholars (489) won by a slim margin over Jonesboro (465).
NASCAR fans were given the opportunity to get a glimpse of the 2019 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 race as current Monster Energy NASCAR Cup drivers Darrell (Bubba) Wallace Jr., and Daniel Suãrez made appearances to sign autographs.
A recent swim meet has found three Clayton County swimmers punch their tickets to the 2019 State Swim and Dive Championships.
It’s been a roller-coaster season for the Mount Zion Lady Bulldogs but after finishing 11-13 in 2017-18 this year is beginning to trend in a direction that’s better for the program.
Basketball tournaments over the holidays were in full swing and numerous programs did well during their respective games.
In times of need, people often look toward their neighbors for support — in the case of Kristin Dean and her family — more than just neighbors supported her and her family.
LaGrange would ultimately hand Morrow their 11th loss of the season in the 45-37 battle but there was a lot to be said on the court with the work that’s being done.
A local high school basketball player and her family are wondering what can be done going forward after their house burned down Christmas day.
The Cardinals had Southwest DeKalb’s number throughout the first 30 minutes of the game, but things fell apart and the Cardinals found their chances for victory escape in overtime as the Panthers won 63-58 on the power of 48 free throws.
It was a battle of youth on the courts at Clayton State University during the Peach State Holiday Classic Thursday as the North Clayton Eagles and Jonesboro Cardinals faced each other in a 61-59 overtime thriller.
Lovejoy is still leading the Clayton contingent in terms of region victories, however, Mundy’s Mill came away with a win to break a losing skid. This week finds a few teams in action as the holiday season approaches.