Several local wrestlers win at state

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Several local high school wrestlers won state titles this past week/weekend at GHSA Traditional Championships held at the Macon Centreplex. Houston County had three qualify at the AAAAAA level. They were Bryan Hernandez, Reed Vincent and D’Monte Harris. Hernandez, a junior, won in the 132-pound weight class. He beat Alan Tran via a fall at the 1:03 mark. Vincent, another …

State basketball field set

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Brackets for the GHSA state basketball tournament – Friday and Saturday – have been set following this past weekend’s region tournament action. First off, for the Class AAAAAA boys, Northside will travel to play Brunswick. The Eagles – a 68-60 loss to Lee County in the consolation round – finished as the No. 4 seed out of Region 2. They …

Six Eagles spreading their wings for the next level

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Per Northside High School Head Football Coach Kevin Kinsler: “We kind of broke down the numbers. There are 405 football-playing high schools just in the state of Georgia. If you average it at about 25 seniors for each high school, that’s about 10,000 kids that are graduate as seniors. That’s 10,000 kids and if you say there about 47 states …

Eight Demons to make their mark at the college level

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Warner Robins High nearly needed stadium seating to accommodate for its National Signing Day honorees Wednesday. Eight Demons inked Letters of Intent to continue their education, as well as football exploits/accomplishments. “They set the standard,” Head Coach Mike Chastain said. “I mean this group has led this football team in a mighty way this year. They set the bar high. …

Perry’s JeCory Burks signs with Kennesaw State

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Perry High’s Je’Cory Burks signed a football scholarship with Kennesaw State during Wednesday’s National Signing Day. The 6-0, 165-pound defensive back helped lead the Panthers to a 5-5 record this past season. He joins an Owls team that finished 12-2 and fell in the FCS playoff quarterfinals. Burks, the son of YaTosha and Cory Burks, was a four-time National Honor …