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Jonesboro and Mount Zion’s rivalry continues into 2019 following a 14-13 Cardinal victory last year. Both teams were former region foes at one point and the bad blood continues to be a thing to consider even now.

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The ‘Southside Classic’ rivalry game between North Clayton and Riverdale High last season was just a one-sided affair as the Raiders took home a dominating 39-0 victory.

When 2018 started, Morrow High was one of the top programs considered to make the playoffs. That was not the case and the expectation for 2019 is to make the postseason for the first time in 20 years.

Lovejoy has stood the test of time in regards to making the postseason in Clayton County with a long-standing streak spanning nine seasons, but with a number of players at the next level the question of can they return in 2019 arises.

A team with some playoff history behind them is dangerous and the Cardinals will look to make it back in 2019 with their loaded offense and defense.

The Drew Titans will enter this season with a number of unknowns to think through. A new head coach and a number of holes to fill will define the future of the Titans beyond 2019.

Mount Zion will enter 2019 with one of the most stacked rosters and a number of returners hungry to win. But how they succeed will center around their offensive prowess and defensive fortitude.

A renewed outlook for North Clayton this season is on tap following one of the worst seasons they've had in recent memory.

Riverdale’s first season under Rodney Hackney went well. The Raiders returned to the state playoffs and brought in a new era of Riverdale football. However, there is no more Jaelyn Lay with the program but it’s worth seeing running back Phalon Daniels and quarterback Avaun Rucker on the field.

ATLANTA — Coaches look for all kinds of edges on the field, court or pitch using methods learned from all over the place but it's unusual to hear an established coach take on an internship.

STOCKBRIDGE - In March, the Henry Herald brought to you the story of Alexis Taylor, a former student-athlete at Woodland High School and current Reinhardt University student fighting against DIPG.

MORROW - Clayton State men's cross country and track & field head coach Mike Mead have announced the signing of multiple region champion and state qualifier James Kilgore, Jr. to bolster both programs as part of the 2019-20 signing class.

HAMPTON – Each summer racers of all ages take to Atlanta Motor Speedway’s Thunder Ring to chase high-speed thrills in Thursday Thunder presented by Papa John’s.

Heroines. Jamaica’s national team participated in its first FIFA Women’s World Cup this summer in France and inspired millions. They were the first Caribbean nation to ever qualify for the event and were led by the University of Tennessee’s Khadija “Bunny” Shaw into the tournament. Shaw had …

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