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, …

Region tourney play – HoCo sweeps NHS; Perry takes 2 of 3 from Mary Persons

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

THURSDAY update: Perry won its third and deciding game 3 over Mary Persons, 12-4. The first inning set the stage for the victory, as the Lady Panthers scored seven runs. The Lady Bulldogs answered with two but were then shut out over the next three. Perry added an insurance run in the fourth and then put an end to the …

Veterans makes it six-straight county championships

Don Moncrief Featured, Houston County HS, Northside HS, Perry HS, Veterans HS, Volleyball, Warner Robins HS

“It was an exciting night.” So summed Veterans Head Coach Marlene Rogers of the 2017 Houston County Volleyball Championship, adding “as is every county championship.” The last six – including Tuesday’s – have one thing in common: The Lady Warhawks as champions. While Houston County was beating Perry in one semifinal (25-18, 25-9), Veterans was busy getting the edge over …

Veterans sweeps county CC championships

Don Moncrief Cross Country, Featured, Houston County HS, Northside HS, Perry HS, Veterans HS, Warner Robins HS

Veterans High School’s girls and boys each earned first in the 2017 Houston County Cross Country Championships held Tuesday at Huntington Middle School. The defending champ Lady Warhawks finished with 31 points. Perry was second with 55, followed by Houston County with 82, Warner Robins with 89 and Northside with 94. The Warhawks, taking the title back from Perry, had …

Lee County rolls to shutout of Houston County

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“Very aggressive. (They) pride themselves on jumping on people early so offensively they can do what they want to do. That’s kind of their ‘mo’ (modus operandi).” So said Houston County Head Coach Ryan Crawford of Lee County. True to form, the Trojans “jumped” on the Bears early – not all of it showing up on the scoreboard but definitely …