Zerrick Cooper was at the heart of college football’s most iconic play from this past weekend.
Former Forest Park star Sania Feagin won the Team11 High School Athlete of the Year Award at Saturday night’s Atlanta Sports Awards presented by the Atlanta Sports Council.
Rodney Hackney’s third stint in coaching high school football in Clayton County, including his second stint at Riverdale, has proven to be quite successful.
Like most high school football coaches throughout the nation, Mundy’s Mill’s Dwayne Davis looks at last year’s COVID-influenced season as being a case of taking a less-than-ideal situation and squeezing as much positivity as possible out of it.
North Clayton has a rich history in high school football, and head coach Cap Burnett doesn’t mind leaning on it.
The enthusiasm about Rex Robertson’s return to his alma mater as head football coach was dampened immediately by the COVID-19 pandemic in mid-March last year.
Close to 40 Clayton County high school football players, sitting in the heart of the College Football Hall of Fame last Thursday, listened intently to a hometown hero.
Drew grad Shamarious Gilmore and Mundy’s Mill grad Hardrick Willis were among the 10 Georgia State football players named to the preseason All-Sun Belt Conference Team.
Mundy’s Mill received the 2020-21 Georgia High School Association Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award, announced recently by the organization and Georgia’s Electric Membership Cooperatives.
Clayton State athletic director Ryan Erlacher announced Thursday that Mason Grounds and Chuck Tidmore have been promoted to assistant athletics director positions, effective immediately.
Current Phoenix Suns assistant coach Kevin Young has a chance to add a second NBA championship to the Clayton State men’s basketball coaching tree if the Suns can topple the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA Finals.
Hannah Keeling, formerly the head coach at Missouri State, has been named the head coach of the Georgia State women’s tennis program, Panthers athletic Charlie Cobb announced Tuesday.
Clayton State women’s soccer student-athletes Isabel Massa and Ann-Cathrin Zabel have been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-District team, the organization announced Thursday.
The Clayton State athletic department earned the prestigious Peach Belt Conference President’s Academic Award following another impressive year in the classroom, the conference announced Thursday, June 3.
Mundy’s Mill multi-sport athlete Haley Miller was honored recently for signing with the Clayton State University women’s track and field program.
Eight high-schoolers from Clayton County were recognized as South Atlanta Regional winners by Positive Athlete Georgia.
Three Clayton County basketball players earned all-state honors from the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association for the 2020-21 high school season.
Jonesboro’s girls excelled in the Class AAAAA Track and Field Championships at Carrollton over the weekend.
Forest Park senior Sania Feagin was one of nine women who earned a spot on the 2021 USA Basketball Women’s Under-19 World Cup Team following three days of trials from May 14-16 in Denver.
The Clayton State University athletic department continued its run of academic excellence in the spring after posting its highest GPA for an academic year in program history.
Lesley Ortega of Mundy’s Mill and Fernando Arteaga of Jonesboro headlined the All-Region 3-AAAAA Soccer Team, selected by the region’s coaches.
The Jonesboro girls placed second and the Mundy’s Mill boys finished third, highlighting Clayton County performers in the Region 3-AAAAA Track and Field Championships.
Elite Scholars Academy senior Lauren Walton signed a letter of intent recently with the Wingate University (N.C.) women’s track and field program.
Former North Clayton High School teammates and longtime NFL players Morgan Burnett and Kyle Love recently announced their retirements after 10 years of pro football.
The Riverdale boys and the Lovejoy girls closed March by winning the team titles at the Clayton County Track and Field Championships.
Elite Scholars Academy senior Ranyla Griggs earned honorable mention acclaim on the Under Armour Girls High School All-American Team.
Clayton State University athletic director Ryan Erlacher announced Thursday that former four-time Peach Belt Conference Coach of the Year Vince Alexander has been named the seventh head coach of the Lakers’ men’s basketball program.
Forest Park senior Sania Feagin was named to the Atlanta Tipoff Club All-Metro Team, released Thursday by the organization.
Two former Jonesboro standouts are among the 40 Georgians whose teams are in the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament.
While they weren’t super close friends as Lovejoy High School classmates, Dwayne Moore and Courtney McGarry Weber shared a common bond that connected them years later.
MACON — The loss of one player on a team playing for a state championship isn’t necessarily supposed to have a devastating effect.
Forest Park senior Sania Feagin was named Tuesday to the Naismith High School All-American Team, presented by the Atlanta Tipoff Club.
One girls basketball game stands between Forest Park and a repeat state championship in Class AAAAA. And it will be a tough one.
Elite Scholars Academy senior Zakiya Freeman signed over the weekend with the St. Augustine University (N.C.) volleyball program.
The Clayton State women’s basketball team had two players earn Peach Belt All-Conference recognition for the 2020-21 season.
HIRAM — Reigning state champion Forest Park advanced to the Class AAAAA girls basketball semifinals with a 42-27 win at Hiram on Wednesday.
BUFORD — The rarity of what his team accomplished Tuesday night wasn’t lost on Lovejoy girls basketball coach Cedric King.
Riverdale senior Chigozie Okonya won the triple jump competition over the weekend at Eagle’s Landing FAT All-Comers track and field meet.
HAMPTON — Dutchtown defeated visiting Jonesboro 57-51 Saturday in the second round of the Class AAAAA boys basketball playoffs.