The Newton County Academy softball team found the winner’s column last week with a pair of wins.
The Generals grabbed the first win in a hard-fought 14-11 win over Hartfield on Monday and then hammered Prentiss 14-2 on Thursday.
The Newton County Academy Generals got the football season kicked off last week with fall practices.
The Generals started practicing Monday with five afternoon sessions last week.
Veteran coach Rob Roberts said the week went well.
The Newton County Academy Lady Generals got their first win of the fast-pitch season last week.
The Lady Generals opened the week with a 9-6 win over Winston Academy before dropping four straight, including three in the Hartfield Tournament.
Newton County Academy held its annual sports awards banquet in the spring. Receiving Junior Varsity Cheerleader awards were Aden McDill, Merits Award, Lilly Hollingsworth, Coaches Award, Cayden Alexander, Best Jumps Award, Rachel Tadlock, Best School Spirit, Abbie McGee, Dance Award, and Savannah Smith, Most Improved.
Newton County Academy football coach Rob Roberts said the Generals will be much faster than they were last year, especially on defense.
And leading that charge will be senior Eli Finnegan.
Newton County Academy’s Kemp Alderman just keeps racking up the post-season awards.
Alderman was recently named to the MaxPreps Small Schools All-American Baseball team. Members of the small schools team come from schools that generally have fewer than 1,000 students.