Lovejoy junior Edgar Nunez earned a spot on the Class AAAAAA Georgia Athletic Coaches Association All-State Boys Soccer Team.
Two Clayton County youth players are on the rosters of the Future Stars Football Games, which pit Georgia against Florida in matchups of the states’ top middle school players.
Mundy’s Mill senior Lesly Ortega was named to the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association’s Class AAAAAA All-State Girls Soccer Team.
MORROW — The College Sports Communicators recently announced its selections for the Academic All-District in the at-large category.
AUGUSTA — The Peach Belt Conference recently announced that the Clayton State men’s golf team won the Spring Sportsmanship Award.
ATLANTA — Lovejoy senior Kalib Branch won the 110-meter boys hurdles race in this weekend’s Wingfoot Night of Champions, hosted by the Atlanta Track Club at George C. Griffin Track.
Clayton County high school football schedules for the 2023 season.
ROME — Mundy’s Mill senior Shawn Jarrett closed his high school career as a state champion.
POWDER SPRINGS — The Elite Scholars Academy girls track and field team tied for seventh in Class AA after the state meet concluded Saturday at McEachern.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The Clayton State University track and field teams concluded the 2022-23 season at the Lee University Last Chance Meet on Saturday.
DAVIE, Fla. — The No. 12 Clayton State University men’s golf team concluded play in the 2023 NCAA Division II Men’s Golf South/Southeast Regionals at Grande Oaks Golf Club on Saturday.
Jonesboro's Destiny Cockrell, Elite Scholars' Tyler Brown earn Positive Athlete Georgia state awards
Two Clayton County athletes earned Positive Athlete Georgia statewide honors in their sport on Thursday.
On Wednesday, the College Park Skyhawks and Fifth Third Bank, proud partner of the Skyhawks, participated in ‘Fifth Third Day’ — an annual companywide community celebration — by packing meals for underserved communities at Urban Recipe in Atlanta.
MORROW — The No. 12-ranked Clayton State University men’s golf team was selected to participate in regional competition of the 2023 NCAA Division II Men’s Golf Championship.
North Clayton grad YaYa Diaby’s NFL dreams came true Friday night.
Forest Park’s Cary Hargett was named the Region 3-AAAAAA Boys Soccer Coach of the Year, highlighting the locals honored on the all-region team.
Mundy’s Mill earned the top two awards on the All-Region 3-AAAAAA Girls Soccer Team selected by the region’s coaches.
Forest Park grad Destiny Thomas, who led Central Florida in both scoring and rebounding last season, will transfer to join the Georgia women’s basketball program, Bulldog head coach Katie Abrahamson-Henderson announced.
The Charles Drew boys and girls teams each finished fourth in the Region 3-AAAAA Track and Field Championships last week.
Positive Athlete Georgia released its 2022-23 South Atlanta Regional winners Friday, and nine Clayton County athletes earned awards for their sport.
Throughout the years, retiring interim athletic director and cross country coach Mike Mead has made an impact on many student-athletes and colleagues.
MORROW — When Mike Mead first stepped onto the Clayton State campus in November of 1990, he didn’t expect to be there for more than a few years.
MORROW — The Clayton State University Department of Athletics turned out another successful Give4Dreams campaign showing.
Riverdale junior Nyla Cole earned the 2023 Game Changers Leadership Award, presented to six Georgia high school athletes by the Game Changers Foundation.
The Lovejoy girls and Morrow boys won the team titles at the Clayton County Track and Field Championships, which finished Saturday.
Lovejoy girls basketball standout La’Nya Foster earned another top postseason honor on the Georgia Basketball Coaches Association/Georgia Athletic Coaches Association All-State Basketball Teams.
Two Clayton County soccer programs have made their mark in Region 3-AAAAAA this season.
Lovejoy senior La’Nya Foster headlined the local selections to the Sandy’s Spiel All-State Basketball Teams for the 2022-23 season.
Former Riverdale star Andrico Hines, who engineered Langston Hughes’ record-breaking 2022 offense, is the new head football coach at Berkmar.
Three Clayton County girls basketball players earned spots on the Atlanta Tipoff Club’s All-Metro Team, announced Friday.
MACON — Lovejoy head coach Cedric King had no choice but to play his star point guard Bryanna Preston in the second half despite the junior picking up four fouls before halftime.
CARROLLTON — The Lovejoy girls basketball team will have the chance to play for its second straight Class AAAAAA state championship this week in Macon.
JONESBORO — No. 4-ranked Jonesboro’s boys basketball team lost a heartbreaker 54-53 to No. 2 Alexander on Wednesday in the Class AAAAAA quarterfinals.
Gainesville’s girls basketball team has seen its share of tough defensive pressure throughout the course of the 2022-23 season.
JONESBORO — The fourth-ranked Jonesboro boys basketball team is headed to the Class AAAAAA Elite Eight after Saturday’s 65-46 win over Brunswick.
KATHLEEN — The No. 3-ranked Lovejoy girls basketball team is headed to the Class AAAAAA Elite Eight after a 72-53 win Friday at Veterans.
JONESBORO — No. 4-ranked Jonesboro opened the Class AAAAAA boys basketball state playoffs with a 48-34 win over South Cobb on Wednesday.
Forest Park grad Sania Feagin, a sophomore at South Carolina, was named to the Southeastern Conference Community Service Team for women’s basketball.
SANDY SPRINGS — Lovejoy went on the road and routed Riverwood 63-20 Tuesday in the first round of the Class AAAAAA girls basketball playoffs.
Mount Zion senior Amadou Diallo capped his prep wrestling career with a third-place finish over the weekend at the Georgia High School Association’s traditional state meet.
JONESBORO — The Jonesboro boys basketball team won the Region 3-AAAAAA championship by beating county rival Lovejoy 72-66 in front of an enthusiastic home crowd Thursday night.
Seven Clayton County high school football players, including a trio from Mundy’s Mill, made the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association All-State teams for the 2022 season.
The College Park Skyhawks, the official NBA G League affiliate of the Atlanta Hawks, and Fifth Third Bank Georgia announced a partnership Monday that will focus on community programming, as well as include social media and in-venue elements.
When Harry and Toney Douglas IV were students at Jonesboro High School in the early 2000s, they put the Cardinals on the high school basketball map in Georgia.
Jonesboro senior wrestler Mario Cabezas won the Region 3-AAAAAA Traditional title at 157 pounds on Saturday.
Three Clayton County high school basketball players made the Atlanta Tipoff Club Midseason Team released Friday.
The Atlanta Dream acquired Olympic gold medalist Allisha Gray in a trade that sent the WNBA team’s 2023 No. 3 pick and 2025 first round pick to the Dallas Wings, the organization announced Saturday.
The Clayton State University track and field teams competed at the KMS Invitational on Sunday afternoon at the Birmingham CrossPlex. The day saw three record-breaking performances for the Lakers.
For the last decade, Gwinnett native Jarrett Christian has helped high school athletes realize their dreams of playing college basketball and earning a degree.
COLLEGE PARK — The College Park Skyhawks picked up a win against the Capital City Go-Go 108-97 at the Gateway Center Arena.
Lovejoy senior linebacker Aiden Benton was named to the Georgia High School Football Daily All-State Team for the 2022 season.