Rome denies Warner Robins state championship

Don Moncrief Featured, football, Warner Robins HS

One bad memory. Fourteen really, really great ones. That’s what Warner Robins was left with following a dominating 38-0 loss to Rome in the GHSA Class AAAAA state championship Friday in McConnell-Talbert Stadium. (And the fact the Region 1-AAAAA champs were even in the state championship – versus so many that weren’t – one day might be No. 15. Just …

Veterans, Perry split matchups; Lady Eagles take down Upson-Lee

Don Moncrief Basketball, Featured, Northside HS, Perry HS, Veterans HS

A reversal of fortunes. That’s been the results between Perry and Veterans in two matchups this season; good news or bad news depends on which side of the fence you’re on. For the Lady Warhawks, that has resulted in two wins. The latest came Tuesday, a 33-28 victory at home. Veterans jumped out to a nice lead in the contest …

Bears third at “Smackdown in the Mactown” event

Don Moncrief Featured, Houston County HS, Wrestling

Houston County High’s wrestling squad grappled their way to a third-place finish at the “Smackdown in the Mactown” tournament held this past weekend in Macon. Mount de Sales and Howard join to host the annual event. Individually for the Bears, Reed Vincent received the Best Individual Wrestler award. He, Head Coach Todd George said, only allowed one total point to …

Houston County High’s Trey Hill commits to Georgia

Don Moncrief Featured, football, Houston County HS

“Jumping up and down.” That was how Trey Hill described the response of Georgia’s coaches upon hearing he had officially committed to becoming a Bulldog. While that may not have been so much literal as what was going on internally – although both are within the realm of possibility – it was certainly a far cry from what Auburn’s coaches …

WRHS sweeps HCHS; Veterans girls, boys beat Lee County

Don Moncrief Featured, Houston County HS, Northside HS, Softball

Warner Robins High’s girls and boys earned wins Friday. At Houston County, the Demonettes beat the Lady Bears 50-33, while the Demons won, 84-53. Shynia Jackson helped lead the effort for Warner Robins. She finished with 16 points, 11 of those coming in the third quarter. The Demonettes outscored Houston County 16-10 during that span. They also held the advantage …