HoCo drops Evans to advance

Don Moncrief Featured, Houston County HS, Volleyball

There were “moments of it,” but a full and complete demonstration is still yet to come. That is “potential”, as defined by Head Coach Maria Huelsman following the Lady Bears’ 3-0 win over Evans in the first round of the GHSA Class AAAAAA state volleyball tournament. “I am pretty excited about this team,” she said. “I feel like we played …

Perry advances; VHS falls in tourney openers

Don Moncrief Featured, Perry HS, Softball, Veterans HS

One advanced and one fell in GHSA state tournament softball play Wednesday. The first was Perry, which swept Columbus, 2-0 in Class AAAA. The second was Veterans, which got swept by South Effingham, 2-0 in Class AAAAA. Both were on the road. The Lady Panthers won both games by a score of 11-2, and both in five innings. They scored …

Veterans rolls in first round of state tourney

Don Moncrief Featured, Veterans HS, Volleyball

It might have been the proverbial: adding insult to injury. That is, the fact Eagles Landing’s bus broke down north of Macon while en route to Veterans for its GHSA Class AAAAA state tournament opener. Then, after finally reaching the home of the Lady Warhawks, it was quickly dispatched 3 sets to 0. Veterans won the first, 25-10, the second, …

HoCo, VHS earn No. 1 seeds; Perry rallies for No. 2

Don Moncrief Featured, Houston County HS, Perry HS, Veterans HS

Houston County and Veterans are both headed to the state tournament as No. 1 seeds. The Lady Bears had to get there by beating Lee County in a rematch Saturday at Houston County. The Lady Trojans won the first meeting of the day 2-1. Houston County won the first 25-20, but the visitor took the second and third, 25-9, 25-16, …