Perry’s “KK” Smith signs with Lady Mariners

Don Moncrief Basketball, Featured, Perry HS

Perry has to order an extra pair of shoes for next year. They’re for the additional person that’s going to be needed to fill those of Kirondria Smith. The Perry student-athlete signed a basketball scholarship to Coastal Georgia Wednesday. “Since she’s been here she’s won a lot of games for us and scored a lot of points,” said Tyler Rodgers, …

Lady Eagle signs with Coastal Georgia

Don Moncrief Basketball, Featured, Northside HS

The Region 1-AAAAAA champion Northside Lady Eagles had another of its squad sign a college scholarship recently. This time it was Tikarra Benoit who inked her Letter of Intent to the College of Coastal Georgia in Brunswick. “She meant a great deal (to this team),” said Lady Eagles Head Coach Ashleigh Fox, the team finishing 17-10 but falling by one …

NHS grad undefeated in 4 years running

Don Moncrief Featured, Northside HS, Tennis

SUBMITTED Northside High School graduate John Wharton, Jr. finished his Northside High varsity tennis career undefeated.  Wharton, who graduated May 27 with the Class of 2017, accomplished this while playing at the number one position. He not only won all his matches for four years, he also never lost a set.  In addition, he took the initiative to fundraise for …

Perry’s LaShandria Mallard signs with Lawson State

Don Moncrief Basketball, Featured, Perry HS

He made her laugh. That might seem like such a simple thing but in this case it meant the difference between Chattahoochee Valley Community College in Phenix City, Alabama and Lawson State Community College in Birmingham, Alabama. “That’s the way to get to my heart,” said LaShandria Mallard of Lawson State Community College Women’s Head Basketball Coach Aubrey Wiley, the …

Lady Warhawks finish runner-up at state

Don Moncrief Featured, Golf, Houston County HS, Perry HS, Veterans HS, Warner Robins HS

Veterans’ girls earned a runner-up finish at the GHSA Class AAAAA state golf tournament help Monday-Tuesday at various golf courses around the state. Their competition held at Oak Mountain Golf Club in Carrollton, the Lady Warhawks shot 245 in Round 1. That was just five off of eventual champion Starr’s Mill. The problem was the Lady Panthers knocked off six …