Wrestling

Veterans, Perry contend at state team dual championships

Don Moncrief Featured, Perry HS, Veterans HS

Veterans High’s wrestling team started off well enough at the GHSA Team Dual Wrestling Championships held Thursday-Saturday in Macon. The Warhawks, Region 1-AAAAA representatives along with Harris County, opened with a 48-28 win over Starr’s Mill. Events took a turn for the worse from there. Buford was their next draw. The Wolves had opened with an 84-0 win over Arabia …

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NHS squads split results with Valdosta; Demonettes suffer first loss

Don Moncrief Basketball, Featured, Northside HS, Warner Robins HS

Tikarra Benoit had 14 points in Northside’s win over Valdosta Saturday. All were important, but perhaps six were critical. The Lady Eagles won 63-44. They were up 19-6 after one; Tamia Sapp scoring six of her nine during that time, including the first two baskets to start the game. By the half it was 29-15, Northside. Alexia Galloway also had …

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Warner Robins sweeps VHS; Perry squads take down MP

Don Moncrief Basketball, Featured, Perry HS, Veterans HS, Warner Robins HS

Warner Robins tipped of its Region 1-AAAAA scheduled Friday with a pair of wins. Both came against fellow division opponent Veterans. The Demonettes rolled 57-39, while the Demons won 67-55. The victory kept the girls undefeated. They are now 15-0. The Lady Warhawks fell to 6-9, 0-3. Two other teams are still unbeaten in region play, Harris County (2-0, 13-2) …

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Academy Sports+Outdoors Athlete of the Week: Trayvon Willis

Don Moncrief Basketball, Featured, Northside HS

There goes Trayvon Willis. And there goes Trayvon Willis. And there goes Trayvon Willis. And there goes … What’s that all about? That’s perhaps the thoughts of Trayvon Willis’ neighbors as they’ve watched him year after year after year do this: “I run around my neighborhood to keep myself in shape,” he said. Willis is point guard/shooting guard for Northside …

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Northside sweeps Houston County

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

Northside’s girls and boys enjoyed a sweep over Houston County Tuesday at home. The Lady Eagles won 66-44, while the Eagles rallied for a 71-68 win. Northside’s girls improved to 1-1 in Region 1-AAAAAA as a result, 7-7 overall. Houston County fell to 2-1 and 8-6 overall. The Eagles remained undefeated in league play. They are 2-0, 8-7 overall, while …