Forest Park was able to break the first hurdle that’s plagued the program over the past few years with a three-win season. It’s the first time since 2002 that the Panthers picked up three wins in a season.
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.
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.
McDONOUGH - The Georgia Revolution soccer team was probably one of the hottest topics of the summer and for good reason, the team made the playoffs in 2018 and had a lot of talent to work with.
ATLANTA — It’s usually common for athletes to get out of one sport over time and jump into others but for Yahsir Hudgins, his high school sports career is over before the season began.
HAMPTON – Enthusiasts eager to kick their cars sideways and drive on the edge couldn’t wait to experience the first ever drifting exhibition at O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags.
JONESBORO - When teams hit the field in 2019, there will be a number of new and returning players hitting the fields all over Clayton.
JONESBORO - When teams hit the field in 2019, there will be a number of new and returning players hitting the football field.
HAMPTON – Atlanta Motor Speedway and the American Red Cross are racing to save lives and collect blood donations during the “Drive For Life Blood Drive” on September 11.
HAMPTON – After Mother Nature dampened the first planned jet semi demonstration at O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags, Jerry McCart is ready to bring his monstrous truck out for another attempt this Friday on the pit lane dragstrip.
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.
MORROW - For the first time in 18 years, and just the fourth time ever, Clayton State men's and women's cross country will compete at home as part of an eight meet schedule that will comprise the 2019 campaign.
JONESBORO — Fans of Clayton County athletics remember a young athlete lighting up the field with his unique level of play and determination which hasn’t tapered off.
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.
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.
HAMPTON, Ga. (July 18, 2019) – There were fireworks on track and in the sky for drivers who claimed season titles in the Thursday Thunder finale at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
HAMPTON – Four wheels aren’t required to compete in O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags. In fact, some of the most spirited competition can be found in the two-wheeled motorcycle divisions.
JONESBORO — One of the Cardinals’ most underrated athletes entering this season isn’t new to the field of play but in his senior season, he’ll be a gamechanger.
MORROW – The Morrow Mustangs were a team of wonder in 2017 but the program just didn’t manage their new region well and missed the state playoffs in 2018.
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.
HAMPTON — The season finale for Thursday Thunder is primed to have a showdown for the premier division championship after Thursday night’s Round 9 action.
HAMPTON – With championship night fast approaching, time is running out for the drivers of Thursday Thunder presented by Papa John’s to accumulate the points they’ll need to reach the top of their division.
HAMPTON – Standing beside his No. 64 Bandolero racer inside one of the garages at Atlanta Motor Speedway, 14-year-old Mason Maggio is keenly aware of the significance of where he stands.
MORROW - Head Clayton State men's golf coach Hank Kim has been promoted to Athletics Development Officer in addition to his coaching duties effective immediately as announced by Director of Athletics Ryan Erlacher on Tuesday, July 9.
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.
RIVERDALE — Drew High School has several athletes on the roster entering 2019 but none may be more lowkey than Jovany Doe.
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 – As the 2019 season of Thursday Thunder presented by Papa John’s enters July, it’s becoming crunch time to get valuable championship points or get that first summer series win.
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.
HAMPTON – Part of the appeal of O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags is the manufacturer matchups that pit fan-favorite domestics and imports against each other.
ATLANTA — There was a lot to be said for North Clayton High in 2018 and the journey of learning what went wrong that led to a down season.
McDONOUGH - A game where everything was on the line for the Georgia Revolution led to an exciting Tuesday night affair in Henry County where the Revs survived on a late Jamar Oakley goal.
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The Lakers enter this year looking to pick up the pieces of a season where their depth and youth played a bigger factor than initially thought.
HAMPTON – The first half of the 2019 season of Thursday Thunder presented by Papa John’s was put into the books with an exclamation mark after a night of fierce racing on Atlanta Motor Speedway’s Thunder Ring.
HAMPTON – Atlanta Motor Speedway is proud to welcome McCallister Precision Marketing as a marketing partner for the Thursday Thunder Legends Series presented by Papa John's.
HAMPTON – This Friday is going to be a blast from the past with vintage drag racers known as the Southeast Gassers rumbling down Atlanta Motor Speedway’s pit lane dragstrip the way they did in the good ol’ days.