Veterans set to host holiday classic

Don Moncrief Basketball, Featured, Veterans HS

“We have a talented and competitive group of teams and we are looking forward to an awesome tournament.” So said Veterans High School girls basketball Head Coach Nicki Miranda of the Shane’s Rib Shack Holiday Classic the school will again play host to Dec. 20-23. Sixteen teams – eight girls and eight boys squads – will make up the field. …

Warner Robins sweeps Westside; Veterans splits with Houston County

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Warner Robins’ boys kept their unbeaten string intact Tuesday, with an 86-62 win at home over Westside. It’s a different story for the Seminoles, as they fell to 0-3. The Demons led 19-12 after one and 44-28 at the break. The lead was 20, 63-43, after three, with the host outscoring its visitor 23-19 in the fourth. Warner Robins’ girls …

Perry third at Westminster Duals; HoCo’s Reed Vincent third in Rumble

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Perry finished third at the Westminster Duals Saturday. In the openers, the Panthers defeated Marist, 55-22, fell to St. Pius, 49-24, and were edged by the host, 43-42. They then lost to Heritage-Coosa, 45-27, and Adairsville, 33-32. Zeke Taylor and Ethan Barker were two of Perry’s top finishers. Both were 5-0. Also, Brannen Moss, Carleek Woodsen and Jordan Karchella each …

Interceptions help pace Demons past Carver-Atlanta, into finals

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A Tyler Fromm touchdown pass from brother Dylan. Nothing out of the ordinary there. A Tyler Fromm “interception” on the other hand … Well, there’s something you don’t hear every day. Friday, you did. Friday in McConnell-Talbert Stadium, it was the normally “wide receiver” intercepting a Carver-Atlanta pass inside the redzone. It was actually one of three in Warner Robins’ …

Warhawks’ Leyton Pinckney signs with Mercer

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In Leyton Pinckney’s own words, baseball has “changed everything about my life. I don’t know what I’d do without it.” The good news is he won’t have to. The Veterans High School student-athlete signed a baseball scholarship for Mercer University Thursday at the high school. “I talked to a lot of schools,” he said. “Everybody in Georgia. But then in …