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Morrow girls, boys sweep Clayton County Cross Country Championships

Morrow High School swept the Clayton County Cross Country Championships Thursday night at Clayton County International Park.

Clayton County Super Six: Jimmy Calloway, wide receiver, Morrow High

During the 2017 season, Morrow High's Jimmy Calloway went from an unknown sophomore to one of the top wide receivers in the state in the span of 10 games.

2018 Football Schedule Preview: Morrow High Mustangs | Sports

After producing the best season in the program's last 20 years, Morrow High is eyeing a return to the state playoffs in 2018.


MORROW — Morrow High wide receiver Jimmy Calloway has been named Clayton County Offensive Player of the Week following his performance in last ...

BASKETBALL: Morrow splits night with MLKing High | Sports

Morrow High traveled into DeKalb County to face Martin Luther King Jr., High but the Clayton program ended the night splitting as the Lady Mustangs fell 54-14 ...

Morrow at Mundy's Mill Game Preview | Sports

It's still early in the season, but there is plenty of reason to believe Friday's game between Morrow and Mundy's Mill will go a long way toward determining each ...

FOOTBALL: Clayton County Region Standings | Sports

JONESBORO — Clayton County football teams are a few games into their region schedules. Below are the current region standings heading into Week 5.

CROSS COUNTRY: Morrow's Taylor Jones, Forest Park's Javier Castillo top field in first Clayton County event

The first Clayton County cross country event of the season was held last Thursday at Mundy's Mill High School.

Forest Park at Morrow Game Preview | Sports

It's no secret that Morrow and Forest Park have been the punching bags in Clayton County over the last 20 years, but that narrative appears to be changing.


Claritt placed in five events at the 11th Annual Irwin Ross Invitational at Griffin High School on Saturday. He won the triple jump.

Morrow at ELCA Game Preview | Sports

ELCA's 36-game winning streak will be on the line in Friday's season opener against Morrow.

TENNIS: Morrow boys punch ticket to state tournament

Morrow High's boys tennis teams punched its ticket to the Class AAAAA state tournament by finishing third at the Region 3 championships.

Lovejoy stays perfect in region play with hard-fought win over Morrow

Lovejoy High improved to 3-0 in Region 4-AAAAAA play with a hard-fought 34-27 victory over Morrow Friday night at Twelve Oaks Stadium.

2018 Morrow Mustangs Football Preview | Sports

A 5-5 record in 2017 was Morrow's best since 1998, but head coach Jerome Weaks is hoping his team can take it to the next level in 2018.

Morrow bounces back with rivalry win over Forest Park

Morrow bounced back from a tough loss last week with a 28-14 victory over rival Morrow Friday night at Tara Stadium.

TENNIS: Experienced Morrow squads climbing to top of standings

Experience matters in sports, and the Morrow boys tennis team is proving that to be true during the 2018 season.

Gaines, Jackson help Mundy's Mill fend off Morrow for region win

It wasn't pretty but Mundy's Mill was able to beat Morrow 14-10 Friday night to secure a much-needed Region 4-AAAAAA victory at Twelve Oaks Stadium.

Clayton County Public Schools SAT scores rise in 2018  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Clayton County Public Schools' class of 2018 scored 8 points higher on average than the class of 2017, according to new data released by the Georgia ...

FOOTBALL: Recruiting interest heating up for Clayton County products

The summer is also a time where individual players begin to emerge as coveted college recruits. Clayton County is home to several fast-rising targets who are ...

Clayton County media day kickstarts 2018-19 basketball season | Sports

Basketball is creeping up for the 2018-19 season but the wheels of the season officially began to turn with the Clayton County Basketball media day at Lovejoy ...

Week 5 Clayton County Defensive Honor Roll | Sports

The top individual defensive performances from Week 5 in Clayton County.

Jonesboro High, Morrow High to be affected by GHSA's mid-cycle reclassification adjustments

JONESBORO — The Georgia High School Association's mid-cycle adjustment of the four-year reclassification plan is taking place this month, and a pair of ...

2017-18 All-Clayton County Wrestling Team | Sports

The sports department of the Clayton News is pleased to announce its 2017-18 All-Clayton County Wrestling Team.

2018 All-Clayton County Track and Field Team | Sports

The 2018 All-Clayton County Track and Field team, as selected by the sports department of the Clayton News, is listed below.

Girl, 14, believed abducted from Morrow High School found in store  Atlanta Journal Constitution

While her mother wiped her eyes and told reporters she feared her 14-year-old daughter had been abducted, the girl was located inside a department store by ...

FOOTBALL: Talented group of players take stage at Clayton County Media Day

Head coaches for all nine county football programs were in attendance, each of whom were joined by select players expected to make an impact in 2018.

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Forest Park undefeated early, Riverdale impresses

Girls basketball action has found many programs off to hot or busy starts for the 2018-19 season.


MORROW — The Morrow High football program put together its best season since 1998 in Jerome Weaks' second season as head coach. The Mustangs went ...

Keaton Mitchell scores four touchdowns against Morrow as ELCA extends winning streak to 37

McDONOUGH — Eagle's Landing Christian Academy entered the 2018 season *fresh* off another state championship and sporting a 36-game winning streak.

2018 All-Clayton County Baseball Team | Sports

The 2018 All-Clayton County Baseball Team, as chosen by the sports department of the Clayton News.

See the graduation schedule for Clayton County Schools in 2018  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Clayton County Public Schools will host graduations for the Class of 2018 from May 24 to May 26, 2018.


The freshman guard scored 11 points in last Saturday's game against Fayette County. It was the second time Nettles has reached double-figures in scoring this ...

Week 3 Offensive Player of the Week: Jimmy Calloway, Morrow High

Calloway totalled over 150 yards of all-purpose yards, caught a touchdown and dropped three punts inside the 10-yard line against Mount Zion.

THURSDAY BASKETBALL: Morrow High's Marlon Lewis scores 30 points in loss to Kennesaw Mountain

The Morrow Mustangs were beaten 81-55 by Kennesaw Mountain Thursday night during the Toys for Tots Christmas Tournament.

BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Jonesboro Cardinals unbeaten to begin season

The 2018 baseball season kicked off last week and the Jonesboro Cardinals are setting the pace for county teams.

Morrow High Peer Court students sworn in by Juvenile Court Judge Steven Teske

Morrow High School students were sworn in as Peer Court members by Chief Juvenile Court Judge Steven Teske Friday. Katie Powers, executive chief assistant ...

2018 Clayton County High School Baseball Preview | Sports

Team previews for high school baseball teams in Clayton County.

Morrow, Riverdale players named to Region 3-AAAAA basketball teams

Players from Morrow and Riverdale high schools were named to the All-Region 3-AAAAA team, as chosen by the head coaches of the teams within the region.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Morrow survives ugly first half to beat Whitewater, clinch state playoff berth

It wasn't pretty, but the Morrow Mustangs punched their ticket to the Class AAAAA state playoffs with a 39-38 win over Whitewater Tuesday afternoon during the ...

Violent fight outside Morrow High School caught on video | WSB-TV  WSB Atlanta

A student Morrow High School student captured video of a fight that he claims was gang related. The incident happened on campus Tuesday during a lunch ...

FOOTBALL: Locust Grove wins Southside Shootout 7-on-7; Lovejoy, Morrow advance to semifinals

LOCUST GROVE — The Locust Grove Wildcats defended their home turf at the 2018 Southside Shootout 7-on-7 Tournament Tuesday at Warren Holder Park in ...

Morrow High left in the cold after copper theft | WSB-TV  WSB Atlanta

Students at one school had to learn in cold classrooms after someone stole the copper wire from the heating units.

Clayton County schools have metal detectors, but use them infrequently  CBS46 News Atlanta

A student took cell phone pictures showing the metal detectors set off to the side of the entrances at a Clayton County high school, and not overhead.

2017 All-Clayton County Football Team | Sports

The top football players from Clayton County programs, as selected by the sports department of the Clayton News.

Community celebrates opening of new East Clayton Elementary School

Students, teachers, parents and Clayton County elected officials gathered at the new facility's wide open entrance to celebrate the opening of the school.

2017-18 Morrow Boys Basketball Season Preview | Sports

Morrow was poised to have a big year last season following a Sweet 16 appearance in 2016. However, injuries derailed the campaign.

TRACK ROUNDUP: Morrow boys, Mount Zion girls impress at early season track meets

The Morrow Mustangs came in first place at the Eagle's Landing High School FAT No. 2 track and field event Saturday afternoon.

SYRUP SENSATION: Jonesboro offensive line coach Darrian Carmicheal goes viral with sideline celebration

JONESBORO — Jonesboro offensive line coach Darrian Carmicheal has become an internet sensation over the past two weeks due to a unique celebration he ...


Calloway caught three passes for 112 yards and two touchdown passes, including the game-winner in the final minute, against Riverdale.

FOOTBALL: Morrow uses turnovers, field position to improve to 3-0 with win over Mount Zion

The Mustangs used three first-half turnovers to score three touchdowns in the second quarter to claim a 29-7 halftime lead. Morrow scored two touchdowns in ...

Clayton County teacher named Econ Teacher of the Year by Georgia Council on Economic Education

JONESBORO — The Georgia Council on Economic Education has named Morrow High's Cary Hargett its 2016 Georgia Economic Teacher of the Year.

Longtime Clayton County mayor dies  Atlanta Journal Constitution

In a world full of disingenuous people, Willie Ray Oswalt was someone who believed in looking a man...


Every week, the Clayton News will release three boys basketball candidates for its Fan's Choice Boys Basketball of the Week Poll. Voting ends at noon on ...

In Loving Memory: Morrow's Da'Ja Green honoring a fallen friend on and off the court

Da'Ja Green decided to wear the No. 35 this season to honor her good friend and former Mustang Kahlin DeJohnette, who passed away in 2014 after ...

FOOTBALL: Morrow tops Forest Park for first 2-0 start since 1998

Coach Jerome Weaks' squad accomplished that feat with a 28-6 victory over Forest Park Friday night at Tara Stadium. The Mustangs rushed for 241 yards on ...

Positivity, excitement prevalent with Morrow football entering Jerome Weaks' second season

In his second season on campus, Jerome Weaks is beginning to see his team bloom into the vision of what he wants the program to be.

Getting to Know: Morrow assistant basketball coach and EYA Sports founder Braderious Martin

The Morrow High graduate played in college at Dakota State University where he was named a top senior in his conference. He then competed in the Universal ...

FOOTBALL: Hampton picks up first win in school history over Morrow

Hampton High School earned its first win in program history with a 32-6 win over Morrow High School Thursday at Twelve Oaks Stadium.

Patient Weaks confident in rebuilding plan for Morrow football

Morrow is hoping new head coach Jerome Weaks can finally be the leader to end the football program's decade of despair. Weaks, who coached at Lovejoy ...

Clayton County All-Star Baseball Game scheduled for May 31 at Mundy's Mill High School

The game will be held at 5:30 p.m. Full rosters can be seen inside.

STATE BASKETBALL: Dutchtown boys survive Morrow's late charge to advance to Class AAAAA Sweet 16  Henry Herald

The Dutchtown Bulldogs continued their magical postseason run Friday night with a 67-64 victory over a hard-charging Morrow Mustang team, advancing to the ...

2016-17 Clayton County All-County Basketball Team | Sports

The 2016-2017 basketball season was a memorable one for local high school programs. Inside is the All-County team as chosen by the staff of the Clayton ...

FOOTBALL: Jimmy Calloway scores two touchdowns in Morrow loss to Whitewater

FAYETTEVILLE — The Morrow Mustangs hung with Whitewater in the first half of Friday's Region 3-AAAAA contest. However, the Wildcats pulled away in the ...

Brotherly Bond | News

MORROW — When Larry Hodnett graduated from Morrow High School this past May, coach Leroy Foster and the Mustangs football program lost much more ...

Thieves steal equipment from Morrow High School | WSB-TV  WSB Atlanta

Clayton County police say several thieves broke into a local high school and got away with electronic equipment.

Local pastor authors 'Stones of Gratitude: A Foundation for a Richer Life'  Henry Herald

It was his final year at Morrow High School and the assignment was to deliver a speech in English class. When it was his turn, Beau Adams stepped to the.

Morrow football ready to take the next step behind leadership of quarterback Kris Clark

MORROW — The Morrow High football program has been yearning for a spark during its recent run of disappointing seasons. The Mustangs may finally have ...

BASKETBALL SCORES: Morrow girls, Riverdale boys win region thrillers

The Lady Mustangs won 44-41 behind Da'Ja Green's 21 points. Riverdale's boys got revenge on James Johnson's game-winning three-pointer in a 77-74, ...

Students mourn loss of classmate in accidental shooting | WSB-TV  WSB Atlanta

Friends and family are mourning the death of a Morrow High School student shot and killed by accident at a friend's home.


Clemmons led the Mustangs to a 28-6 win over Forest Park with 86 yards rushing and a touchdown last Friday.

Clayton County All-Star Basketball Game scheduled for Wednesday at Mount Zion High School

The festivities will begin at 5:45 p.m. There will be a girls and boys game, as well as a three-point shooting contest for both the boys and girls. Several boys.

Starr's Mill at Morrow Game Preview | Sports

The Morrow Mustangs will have an opportunity to prove to the state that they are a legitimate state playoff contender this Friday against Starr's Mill in both team's ...

Forest Park wins county wrestling championships behind six first-place finishes

JONESBORO — The Forest Park Panthers won the Clayton County Wrestling Championships over the weekend behind six first-place finishes. The Panthers ...


Last week against Mount Zion, Black turned the tide of the game with a timely interception. He then scampered 75 yards for a touchdown just before halftime.

2017 All-Clayton County Baseball Team | Sports

The Clayton News is pleased to announce its All-County Baseball Team for the 2017 season.

Jonesboro wins county swimming championship; Elite Scholars, Lovejoy finish second, third

The Jonesboro Cardinals were the top team in combined score with 849 points — 575 of which came from the first-place boys team. The Lady Cardinals swim ...

Boys Coach of the Year: Creswell Foy, Morrow

Due to Morrow's growth throughout the season, the Clayton News is pleased to name Morrow's Creswell Foy as its Boys Coach of the Year.

Students pulled from school in gang bust | WSB-TV  WSB Atlanta

Clayton County deputies are going after gang members in public schools. Channel 2's Erin Coleman was with investigators as they made four arrests Monday.

Morrow, Riverdale players make All-Region 3-AAAAA football team

Morrow had seven players named to either the First or Second Team, including sophomore Jimmy Calloway, who was named Athlete of the Year.

County pride on diplay at 2017 Clayton County Football Media Day

The 2017 Clayton County Football Media Day took place Wednesday at Drew High School. Coaches and players from all nine county programs spoke about ...

CROSS COUNTRY: Forest Park sweeps county championships; Two Morrow runners top individual competition

Forest Park's boys and girls programs swept the Clayton County Cross Country Championships. Morrow saw two of its runners finish first an individual ...

Weaks hoping to see improvement in first year at Morrow

Jerome Weakes takes on a Morrow football program that hasn't reached the state playoffs since 1998.

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: No. 1 Lovejoy remains unbeaten after perfect week

Last week's local girls basketball action saw No. 1 Lovejoy remain undefeated, while Morrow, North Clayton and Elite Scholars Academy earned their first wins ...

Clayton County high school seniors prepare for graduation May 21 and 22

JONESBORO — The class of 2015 will soon leave behind their high school careers to pursue the next chapter of their lives.

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: North Clayton moves into third place following productive week

The North Clayton Lady Eagles have climbed the Region 4-AAAA standings following a strong performance last week.

2016-17 Clayton County Boys Basketball Preview | Sports

Four Clayton County programs advanced to the Sweet 16 of their respective state tournaments last season.

TUESDAY BASKETBALL: Elite Scholars Academy wins third straight behind Kerry Richardson double-double

ATLANTA — The Elite Scholars Academy Royal Knights improved to 3-3 on the season with their third straight win Tuesday night against Atlanta International by ...

Clayton Science and Engineer Fair winners announced | News

Judges were charged with examining nearly 80 exhibits from elementary, middle and high schools students.

Morrow alum Jenitra Shields among local players to help Team USA win IFAF Women's World Championship

JONESBORO — Three members of the Atlanta Phoenix women's football team — Jenitra Shields, Kandice Mitchell and London Kristin — recently traveled to ...

Metro Atlanta students get scholarship help  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Comcast NBCUniversal awarded nearly $60,000 in scholarships to 54 metro Atlanta students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program.

Here’s Clayton County Public Schools’ 2017 graduation schedule  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Clayton County Public Schools has released its 2017 graduation schedule. High school graduates will get their diplomas over a three-day period, May 24-26.

Forest Park wins region wrestling title, sends county-high four grapplers to state

JONESBORO — Clayton County will be well-represented at the GHSA Traditional Wrestling State Championships this weekend as 11 grapplers qualified in their ...

Clayton County Prep Schedule for Week of Aug. 14

Inside is a schedule of volleyball, softball and football events involving Clayton County teams for the week of Aug. 14.

2017 All-Clayton County Girls Track and Field Team

The Clayton News is pleased to name its All-County Girls Track and Field Team for the 2017 season.

Woman charged with stalking Clayton County school board member  FOX 5 Atlanta

A Clayton County woman accused of stalking a school board member turned herself over to authorities Wednesday afternoon.

Morrow honors Clayton County STAR Student | Clayton News |

Photo by Johnny Jackson Morrow City Council recognized Clayton County's 2013 STAR Student Lindsey Perry, a senior at Morrow High School. Shown are her ...

Metro Atlanta valedictorians share secrets to success  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Now that metro Atlanta high school seniors are turning their tassels, the members of the class of 2017 are ready to embark on the next chapter of their lives.

South sweeps North in Clayton County All-Star Basketball games

JONESBORO — The 2017 Clayton County Senior All-Star Basketball Game was held Wednesday at Mount Zion High School. Both teams from the South ...

Clayton candidates air views at NAACP forum | News

Voters packed the pews at Andrews Chapel United Methodist Church in Jonesboro Tuesday night, as 16 candidates for local, county, and state offices in Clayton ...

2016 All-Clayton County Football Team | Sports

JONESBORO — Clayton County has been a hotbed for football talent over the last few seasons and the 2016 season was no different. The Clayton News is ...

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