Demons Survive at Evans

Caleb Glenn Featured, Scores, Warner Robins HS

The Warner Robins Demons played the Evans Knights at Evans last night in a thriller that came down to the wire. The game was sloppy in every aspect, but Warner Robins came out on top, but barely, beating the Knights 21-19. The Demons improve to 5-1 (4-1) in the region. Scoring started on a 6 minute drive by Evans in …


Howard Slips Past Perry

Sportsmic Staff Featured, Perry HS, Players, The SportsMic Team

The Howard Huskies defeated the Perry Panthers last night at Herb St. John Stadium by a final score of 19-13.  Scoring opened with a Courvoisier King to Jerin Means 58 yard pass, the PAT was good and Howard led 7-0 in the 1st Quarter.  A defensive battle ensued for most of the balance of the first half until  Khalil Alexander …


Warriors Find Trouble in Lady Bear’s Den

Greg Elrod Houston County HS, Softball

The Houston County Lady Bears took two games from the Lady Warriors yesterday in shut out fashion during the region 2 AAAAA cross over games held on the campus of Houston County High School.  The loses ended Grovetown’s season and allows the Lady Bears  to turn their attention to hosting the region tournament at home starting next week. In game …

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Eagles Too Much To Handle

Caleb Glenn Featured, Northside HS, Scores

Tonight at McConnell-Talbert Stadium, the Northside Eagles easily took down the Academy of Richmond County Musketeers by a score of 33-7, improving to 6-0, (5-0) in the region. Northside started out on defense, but the first play from scrimmage the Musketeers put the ball on the turf, and Lester of the Eagles recovered. Tobias Oliver eventually scored from 2 yards …


Bears Drown Cross Creek

Greg Elrod Featured, Houston County HS

Jake Fromm passed for five first half touchdowns and the Bears’ defense pitched a first half shut out as Houston improved to 6-0 tonight at Cross Creek High School.  The Bears scored first at the 9:21 mark in the first quarter when Fromm hit Brinson with an 11 yard pass, Strevig’s kick was good and the Bears lead 7-0.  Eli Watson …

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Lady Eagles take pair from Cross Creek

Greg Elrod Featured, Northside HS, Softball

The Northside High School Lady Eagles defeated Cross Creek in a pair of region cross over games  held at Cross Creek High School yesterday.  The wins ensure a spot for the team in the Region 2 AAAAA tournament and the GHSA class AAAAA state softball tournament.  The region tournament, which begins next week,  will be hosted by Houston County High …


Is Georgia Poised To Take Their Turn?

Greg Elrod Blog, Featured, The SportsMic Team

Many of us were taught as children that turnabout is fair play.  As the youngest of four boys I can tell you, for sure,  you have to take your turn or you won’t get a turn.  At my house making a stand always came with a price, usually physical.  After coming up short in the black out (2008) and the …

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HOCO Cheer Hosts Cheer Camp

Greg Elrod Cheerleading, Houston County HS

Earlier this month the Houston County football/competition cheerleaders hosted a camp for kids ages Pre-K through 6th grade. There were smiles all around as 115 participants showed up to spend the morning learning cheer skills such as motions, jumps, dances and stunts. The future cheerleaders then performed a routine prior to the Grovetown vs. Houston County game held September 5th …


Academy Sports+Outdoors Athlete of the Week: Trey Ethridge

Caleb Glenn Athlete of the Week, Featured, Warner Robins HS

Photo Courtesy of: Brian Russ/Robinsfootball.net Background: Trey Ethridge, the son of Scot and Allison Ethridge, is a senior football and baseball player for the Warner Robins Demons. He played on the 9th grade and JV football teams,  and has been on the varsity squad for 3 years, lettering 2 of those years. In baseball he is a three year varsity …


Demons Sink Musketeers’ Ship

Caleb Glenn Featured, Players, Warner Robins HS

Saturday at McConnell-Talbert Stadium, the Warner Robins Demons hosted the Academy of Richmond County Musketeers and defeated them by a score of 42-0. The first half was complete domination by the Demons as they scored on all five possessions, while Richmond Academy could barely cross half-field. Scoring started with 6:38 in the first quarter, Ivan Corbin kept an 8 yard …


Eagles Soar Over Greenbrier, 44-6

Stacey Norwood Featured, Northside HS

Northside, on  the very first play of the game, earned  a safety making it 2-0, then on their second possession scored a TD on a 15-yard TD run by Marcus Jolly, making it 9-0. In the ensuing possession Desean Denkins ran in from 12 yards out, making it 16-0. An incredible 60-yard interception return by Isaiah Nelson made it 23-0. …


HoCo Bears Shut Out Lakeside-Evans

Stacey Norwood Featured, Game of the Week, Houston County HS

The Houston County Bears beat Lakeside-Evans 39-0 Friday night; the game started out with a 43-yard field goal from Jordan Strevig, at the 10:18 mark, put the home team up 3-0. Late in the 1st quarter, Chris Brinson ran in from 22 yards out; Strevig’s kick was good, making it 10-0. In the 2nd quarter at the 10:40 mark, HOCO went …


HOCO’s Nemesis: Lakeside-Evans?

Greg Elrod Featured, Game of the Week, Houston County HS

If you asked area football fans who Houston County needs to beat to have a successful regular season most would say Jones County, Northside, or Warner Robins. This is true, but when you dig deeper into the last three seasons you will find another nemesis…the Lakeside Panthers.  The series with the Lakeside-Evans Panthers has never gone in favor of the …


Houston County All Americans Named

Caleb Glenn Featured, Houston County HS, Veterans HS

Top players from competing teams received  All American honors this week, HoCo Bear Darion Anderson and Logan Byrd of Veterans High School. Both players were selected not only for their talent on the field, but also because of their leadership, character and performance in the classroom. Anderson, a University of Georgia commit,  was selected for the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl. The …


Lady Eagles Shut Down Demonettes

Greg Elrod Featured, Northside HS, Softball, Warner Robins HS

The Northside Lady Eagles defeated the Warner Robins Demonettes 3-0 Tuesday night in a game held on the campus of Warner Robins High School. Senior night ceremonies were held prior to the first pitch for the Demonettes who honored their only senior, Macy Ivester. Cassidy Ruffin was the winning pitcher striking out 11 and surrendering only five hits in the …


Academy Sports+Outdoors Athlete of the Week: Avery Lamb

Stacey Norwood Athlete of the Week, Featured, Veterans HS

SportsMic recently sat down with Veterans MVP Avery Lamb. “Lefty Lamb” is a 4-year Varsity Softball letterman who fires off strikeouts on the mound while racking up classroom honors in the  Academics-Chemistry Club, National English Honors Society, FCA, and the Principal’s Honor Roll. The daughter of Scott and Kristy Lamb, Avery is the recipient of the American and MVP 2012 Silver Slugger Award, …


Perry Panthers Play Homecoming Game

Stacey Norwood Perry HS

Perry High School lost 34-7 to the the Brooks County Trojans last night in the Panther Pit. It was the Panthers’ Homecoming game. Things got started early, Panthers went for a punt, but it got blocked and the ball rolled to the 15. Brooks County recovered and later scored on a 20-yard TD run, making it 7-0. Right before the half, …


Bears Close In on Warner Robins, 34-14

Sportsmic Staff Featured, Game of the Week, Houston County HS, Warner Robins HS

Just like the Highlander said: There can be only one, and last night, the Houston County Bears were it. The big region clash played out in The Mac before an  overflowing crowd. The Bears went early in the game, with HoCo’s  85-yard drive was capped by Javon West with an 8-yard TD run. Jordan Strevig’s kick was good, making the …


Victory Song: Eagles v. Greyhounds 36-22

Stacey Norwood Featured, Northside HS

Jones County: Last year you put the Northside Eagles on a shelf. But Big Blue’s got some news for you, and you already know it’s true … and now you’ll have to punt the ball all by yourself. ‘Cuz they’re already gone, and they will siiiiiiiinnnnggggg this victory song: Eagles 36, Jones County 22. Woo hoo hoo hoo. Woo hoo hoo hoo. In …


Augusta, I Want to Break Up

Greg Elrod Blog, Featured, The SportsMic Team

Augusta … I want to break up. It is with great regret that I write to you to share my true feeling about our relationship. Over the past few years, I’ve enjoyed some good times with you – learned to care about you and your extended family, been treated with respect and kindness. I have received immeasurable hospitality from you …


Eagles Outpace Panthers, 30-7

Stacey Norwood Featured, Northside HS

Northside got on the scoreboard very early in the game in Friday night’s matchup against Lakeside-Evans with only 1:12 into the 1st quarter on a 49-yard drive, Desean Dinkins took the ball over. Justin Alonzo added the extra point making it 7-0. A few seconds later, Northside when Armand Childs blocked a punt; it was picked up by Taykwan Northern …


Veterans Topple Washington County 38-21

Sportsmic Staff Featured, Veterans HS

It was a great game if you’re a Warhawks fan Friday night, when Veterans took on Washington County. Veterans struck first with  a 31-yard field goal making it 3-0 against Washington County. A little bit later in the 1st quarter, Logan Byrd on a 6-yard TD run took it to 10-0. Washington County came back right before the half with …


Perry Panthers Muzzle MC Bulldogs, 34-33

Sportsmic Staff Featured, Perry HS

Perry Head Coach Carl Dixon got his first win Friday night in memorable fashion. The Panthers traveled to Montezuma to face the explosive Khari Lane and the Macon County Bulldogs. The Panthers came away with a signature win in a back-and-forth contest featuring multiple lead changes. It took an interception by Jhi’maree Brown to stop the final assault by Macon County as …


Bears Claw Through ARC 41-13

Greg Elrod Houston County HS, Players

Houston County HS scored early and often in their first road trip of the season. The Bears improved to 3-0,(2-0) with the win over Academy of Richmond County in Augusta Friday night. The visitors scored first when Javon West blasted into the end zone from 12 yards out for the first score of the game. A 2-point conversion attempt failed, the Bears …


Demons Shatter Razorbacks 41-6

Stacey Norwood Athlete of the Week, Featured, Game of the Week, Players, Warner Robins HS

It was a case of “you can run, but you can’t hide” when the WRHS Demons caught up with the Cross Creek Razorbacks tonight at The Mac. The Demons took an early 0-7 lead in the first quarter; with 2:12 left to go, Javion Branford Jackson took it in on a 6-yard touchdown run, and the Demons were up 14-0. …

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Carson Ratley: Academy Sports+Outdoors Athlete of the Week

Stacey Norwood Athlete of the Week, Featured, Warner Robins HS

SportsMic recently sat down with WHRS sophomore Carson Ratley, our Academy Sports+Outdoors Athlete of the Week. The daughter of Brent and Lisa Ratley is a Competive Cheerleader and excels at soccer.  She is also an Honor Roll student, and a member of the BETA Club and the DECA Club. When are you the most nervous while you are competing? I …


Bears Wallop Warriors 34-3

Stacey Norwood Featured, Houston County HS

Though Houston County chased Grovetown for half of the first quarter, the Bears got their mojo back before the second quarter started, and pummeled the Warriors for a 34-3 victory. The Saturday night showdown at McConnell-Talbert Stadium started with a 3-0 lead for Grovetown, but HoCo quickly turned the tables, with Chris Brinston scoring four touchdowns before halftime. The match-up was …


HoCo Routs Grovetown: Players of the Game

Stacey Norwood Athlete of the Week, Featured, Houston County HS, Players

The running Bears breezed past the Warriors Saturday night for a 34-3 win that put them 2-0 and netted the Houston County team its first GHSA Region 2-AAAAA victory this season. Chris Brinson (DB/WR) put four touchdowns on the board before halftime – he leads this week’s Players of the Game. MCDONALD’S PLAYER OF THE GAME   FLINT ENERGIES/PAPA JOHN’S DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF …


WRHS Overtakes Greenbrier: Players of the Game

Stacey Norwood Featured, Players, Warner Robins HS

The Demon Nation is rolling into the 2015 season strong, racking up another win last night, this time against the Greenbrier Wolfpack. The SportsMic Players of the Game helped lead their team on to victory, delivering powerhouse performances on the field.   MCDONALD’S OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF GAME FLINT ENERGIES/PAPA JOHN’S PLAYER OF THE GAME ARBY’S BIG BEEF LINEMAN OF THE …


Post-game Round-up: Demons and Veterans

Stacey Norwood Featured, Veterans HS, Warner Robins HS

Warner Robins Demons defeat Greenbrier 35-7 The Warner Robins Demons made the Wolfpack howl last night, taking down Greenbrier in their own den in Evans, GA. Though Greenbrier was the first to score early in the second quarter, it was to be their last touchdown of the night. The Demons gave no quarter for the remainder of the game, evening the …


Northside Players of the Week

Stacey Norwood Athlete of the Week, Featured, Northside HS, Players

Take it to the limit one more time? That’s just how the Northside Eagles played it tonight, maintaining their winner’s edge over the Evans Knights. The mighty Eagles dominated for 3 quarters, allowing only one score in the final few moments of the game. SportsMic’s players of the week, listed below, played a particularly outstanding game tonight! For a full recap, …


Fly Like an Eagle: Northside 38, Evans 7

Sportsmic Staff Featured, Game of the Week, Northside HS

This is Dennis Clark along with Billy Andrews reporting tonight for SportsMic: The Northside Eagles improved their record to 2-0 with a 38-7 victory over the Knights from Evans High School. Northside got on the scoreboard first on a 53 yard pass from Tobias Oliver to Jaylan Sandifer on the first play of the game; possession for Northside extra point …


Middle Georgia Coaching Legend Robert Davis

Stacey Norwood Coaches, Featured, Podcasts, Warner Robins HS

Conversations with Tom Mobley is a monthly podcast series featuring coach-to-coach conversations with some of Houston County and Middle Georgia’s winningest coaches. Each month, Coach Mobley will sit down with these local legends to discuss their career milestones, football insights, and personal inspirations. This month, Coach Mobley talks one-on-one with retired Coach Robert “Bob” Davis. During his career, Robert “Bob” Davis racked up …


Halftime Spotlight: Demon Marching Band

Stacey Norwood Featured, Warner Robins HS

SportsMic’s Halftime Spotlight this week shines on the WRHS Demon Marching Band. Maintaining a legacy of artistic excellence and school spirit under the leadership of Director of bands  Todd Howell, and Assistant Band Director, Sean Workman, The Demon Marching Band musicians don’t just entertain fans at halftime – they bring it. The venerable band has not only marched in the Macy’s …

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Academy Sports+Outdoors Horizon Athlete of the Week

Stacey Norwood Featured, Horizon Athlete of the Month, Players

SportsMic recently sat down with September Horizon Athlete of the Week, Corey K. Petty, II, better known on and off the field as “Deuce.” A 6th Grader at Warner Robins Middle School and the son of Corey K. and Yolanda Petty, this talented young man is an amazingly well-rounded athlete who has played football, basketball, and baseball since he was …


Players of the Week: Warner Robins HS

Stacey Norwood Blog, Featured, Latest News, Warner Robins HS

The Demons’ season opener on Aug. 28 against the Trojans played out like an Allman Brothers song. After taking a turn on the whipping post in the first two quarters, the Demons came back with a vengeance in the second half, beating back Peach County for a 44-34 win. SportMic’s  picks for WRHS Players of the Week turned in exceptional performances, helping …


Players of the Week, Houston County Bears

Stacey Norwood Featured, Game of the Week, Houston County HS, Players

The Houston County High School Bears roared to life in the Aug. 27 game with Veterans, beating the Warhawks 41-13. For the SportsMic recap of the action-packed game, click here now. Listed below, our HoCo players of the week! MCDONALD’S OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF GAME Flint Energies/Papa John’s Defensive Player of the Game ARBY’S BIG BEEF LINEMAN OF THE GAME  


Players of the Week: Northside Eagles at North Cobb

Sportsmic Staff Game of the Week, Northside HS, Players, Uncategorized

  The Northside Eagles maintained their #1 Class AAAAA standing after taking on the North Cobb Warriors on Aug. 20 at Emory Sewell Stadium. Though Northside trailed after North Cobb for three quarters in what was the season opener for both teams , the Eagles scored twice in the fourth quarter to upset the Warriors 27-24. The Players of the Week, …


Academy Sports+Outdoors Athlete of the Week: Mattie Hamilton

Stacey Norwood Blog, Featured, Perry HS, Players

Multi-talented athlete and softball Player of the Year Mattie Hamilton claims her fair share of trophies. The Perry High School senior has now committed to play on the college level with Anderson University in South Carolina. Mattie has excelled at varsity soccer and softball, and earned such honors being named to the 2011 USSSA Best Players in Softball, Softball – 2012 …


HOCO Takes Down Veterans

Stacey Norwood Featured, Game of the Week, Houston County HS, Veterans HS

The Houston County Bears defeated the Veterans Warhawks Thursday night, winning 41-13 at McConnell-Talbert Stadium.  Hoco started out quick at the 4:51 mark, when Senior Chris Brinson took the ball in on a 5-yd run to make it 7-0. At the 2:36 mark, in the first quarter, another run by Sophomore Javon West went in from 39 yards out to make the score 14-0. …

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Refreshing SportsMic

Greg Elrod Blog, Featured, The SportsMic Team

Get ready for your refreshments, Houston County football fans! Recently I referred to the renovations and new turf at McConnell-Talbert Stadium as a “refresh.” But I was forced to rethink that description after reading all of the word’s definitions. According to Merriam-Webster dictionary, one possible meaning of  “refresh” is “to run water over or restore water to.” This reads more like …


Players of the Week: Perry v. Monroe

Stacey Norwood Blog, Featured, Game of the Week, Perry HS, Players

Perry couldn’t hold off  the Monroe-Albany Tornadoes on Aug. 22, falling 11-0. The early-season match-up was Head Coach Carl Dixon’s debut game, and a painful loss for the Panthers. Despite some fumbling as a team, three players showed true grit on the rain-sodden field, a hopeful sign of bigger and better things to come in the Sept. 4 showdown with Peach …


Warhawks Swoop Into New Season

Sportsmic Staff Featured, Latest News, Veterans HS

Season kick-off: The Warhawks go head to head with the Houston County bears on Aug. 27. Head coach: David Bruce; Coach Bruce has been at Veterans for five years. Offense: Multiple spread Players to watch for on offense:  Logan Byrd, 12, QB; Rochelle Dinkins, 11; WR; Isaiah Gray, 12, WR; Colby Mauldin, 12, WR; Jaylen Lowder, 11, TE/FB; Matthew Lauritsen, …


Perry Panthers Preview

Sportsmic Staff Featured, Latest News, Perry HS

Head Coach: Carl Dixon; this is Coach Dixon’s first year as head coach Offense: Hybrid Jet Wing T Expected Contributors on offense: Chris Stewart QB Sr., Jhi’Marre Brown WR Jr., Khalil Alexander RB Jr., Ashton Strange OL Sr., Jimoreous Jolly RB Sr., Damien Bagle QB/WR/Athlete Defense: 4-2-5 Expected Contributors on defense: Cole Lavender LB SR., Jamir Johnson CB SR., J.K. …


WRHS Demons Take on Trojans

Sportsmic Staff Featured, Latest News, Warner Robins HS

Season Opener: Head-to-head match-up with Peach County Trojans, Away, on Aug. 28. Head Coach: Bryan Way. Coach Way is in his 12th year as head coach of the Demons Offense: Shotgun Wing T Expected Contributors on Offense:  WR – Marquez Callway 12, QB – Ivan Corbin  12, RB – Terry Harris  12, FB – Connor Johnston 12, C – Bailey Harrell  …

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HOCO Bears Keep Eyes on Ball

Alline Kent Featured, Houston County HS

Season Opener: Showdown with Veterans Warhawks on Aug. 27. Head Coach: Von Lassiter; Coach Lassiter has been at HoCo for 3 years Offense: Spread Expected contributors on offense:  Jaylen Searcy/REC/Sr; Darion Anderson/DB&REC/Sr; Jake Fromm/QB/Jr.; Kory Engram/RB/Sr. ; Payton Johnson/REC/Sr; Simeon Tanner/OL/Sr.; Daniel Jackson/OL/Sr.; Jordan Strevig/K/Sr. Defense: 4-3 Expected Contributors on defense: Darion Anderson/DB/Sr; Bennie Steadman/LB/Sr; Chase Riley/DL/Sr; John Garrett Dawson/DL/Sr; …

Horizon Athlete for August

Sportsmic Staff Blog, Events, Players

Last year, SportsMic kicked off the Athlete of the Week – a profile series featuring a high school student athlete. This year, SportMic is starting a similar series – the Horizon Athlete, focusing on a middle school player. Our first Horizon Athlete of the 2015-2016 school year however starts off a little differently – the Horizon Athlete is not one …

Pork Chop Plate Fundraiser

Stacey Norwood Events

Warner Robins Middle School FCCLA Pork Chop Plate Fundraiser Order Sept. 1-14, $7 per plate Plate Pick up September 17 ~ between 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Plates include: Juicy pork chop, green beans, potato salad, a piece of bread, and a slice of cake. For more information and to place an order, please email Kayla.Sadler@hcbe.net FCCLA (Family, Career and Community …