sports
No. 1 starts its journey: McEachern opens with familiar opponent
While there are no high stakes involving McEachern’s meeting with North Gwinnett at Walter Cantrell Stadium on Saturday at the Corky Kell Classic, the No. 1 Indians are looking for a little retribu...
August 22, 2014 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Region 3AAAAAA: South Cobb accepts challenge of defending champ
South Cobb opening the season on the road against the defending Class AAAAA champions wasn’t in new coach Sherrod Rainge’s plans, but the schedule was in place before he got the job.
August 22, 2014 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Region 7AAAAA: Longhorns have early date with old friend
High expectations are a given when a team is coming off its first appearance in the Class AAAAA state semifinals.
August 22, 2014 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Offensive effort backs strong pitching
Atlanta’s rallies came so often and went so long that manager Fredi Gonzalez worried his starter would lose his touch while sitting on the bench. That’s a good problem to have.
August 22, 2014 12:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Cooper balances cancer with coaching Dream
Michael Cooper remembers the day well. The sun was shining bright, yet the notorious Atlanta heat wasn’t too stifling. The sky was a brilliant blue, speckled with only a few puffy white clouds.
August 22, 2014 12:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
McIlroy falls behind following first round of playoff opener
Rory McIlroy took a week to celebrate his blockbuster summer and paid for it in The Barclays with his worst start in two months.
August 22, 2014 12:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Panthers have target on backs
Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers will need to rewrite history if they hope to repeat as NFC South champions this season.
August 22, 2014 12:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Clemson lineman spurred on by wreck
Clemson defensive tackle Carlos Watkins is determined not to forget that fatal car wreck that cost him a childhood friend — and forever changed his perspective on life and football.
August 22, 2014 12:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
No. 16 Clemson backup OL Anthony transferring
Part-time starting offensive lineman Shaq Anthony is transferring from Clemson.
August 21, 2014 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
North Cobb goes on road to face traditional power
Northside-Warner Robins opened its doors in 1963. North Cobb opened its doors five years prior. While the two schools have history on their side, the Eagles have tradition, as evidenced by their 13...
August 22, 2014 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Region 5AAAAAA: Walton opens Mo Dixon era with South Gwinnett
Walton may be heading in a different direction in 2014 under first-year coach Mo Dixon.
August 22, 2014 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Passing Grade: Cobb quarterbacks finding their way into SEC
For the better part of two decades, the Southeastern Conference played football every Saturday with Cobb County players manning nearly every position except one — quarterback.
August 22, 2014 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Region 5AAAAA: Week 1 Must Win - Allatoona, East Paulding battle for region supremacy
Allatoona doesn’t have the luxury of opening with a non-region game this season for self-evaluation.
August 22, 2014 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Hillgrove hosts cross-county rival Lassiter
Lassiter and Hillgrove don’t know each other all that well, with the teams playing in different regions since Hillgrove opened its doors in 2006.
August 22, 2014 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Region 6A: Eagles open with stern test in ELCA
Mount Paran Christian wants to be a state championship caliber team, and beating Eagle’s Landing Christian Saturday in Columbus would go a long way toward that goal.
August 22, 2014 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Blackwell football program on hiatus
The Blackwell Bears Athletic Association, which had been in continuous operation for nearly a half-century, is being put on hold.
August 22, 2014 12:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Prep Roundup: Harrison edges past Hillgrove
Hillgrove was the one to blink Thursday as Harrison won 1-0 in a Region 4AAAAAA home game.
August 22, 2014 12:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Check out the Cobb Football Friday Show
Once again this year we will provide our readers with our Cobb Football Friday show. MDJ Sports Editor John Bednarowski and Fox 5 Atlanta's sports anchor Ken Rodriguez will be the hosts.
August 21, 2014 09:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Prep Softball: South Cobb walks off to beat McEachern
South Cobb rallied for five runs with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning Wednesday and beat McEachern 9-8 to keep its season-opening undefeated streak alive. McEachern took an 8-4 lead af...
August 21, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
  • Lacrosse title game on tap
    by Michael Foster
    MDJ Sports Correspondent
    08.21.14 - 02:52 am
  • McEachern prepares for season-opening showcase
    by Carlton D. White
    cwhite@mdjonline.com
    08.21.14 - 02:46 am
  • After first practice, it’s full speed ahead for Owls
    by John Bednarowski
    sportseditor@mdjonline.com
    08.20.14 - 12:10 am
  • Indians set to kick off at No. 1
    by John Bednarowski
    sportseditor@mdjonline.com
    08.20.14 - 12:08 am
  • Commentary: Get ready for the new Cobb Football Friday
    by John Bednarowski
    sportseditor@mdjonline.com
    08.17.14 - 11:37 pm
  • McEachern lineman’s wait to take the field pays off
    by Carlton D. White
    cwhite@mdjonline.com
    08.17.14 - 12:02 am
  • rss feed
    Sports feed