Demons earn Elite 8 spot; Lady Eagles fall

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

Warner Robins came within one point of reaching the century mark for the third time this year on the basketball court (coming within a few points three other times) as it beat Eagle’s Landing in the second round of the GHSA Class AAAAA state tournament. The Demons won 99-82 – the contest held at Veterans High to meet GHSA occupancy …

Perry takes down Jones County; Eagles pick up first win

Don Moncrief Baseball, Featured, Northside HS, Perry HS, Warner Robins HS

Perry is off to a 4-1 start on the baseball diamond. The latest win came Tuesday, 2-1, at home against Jones County. It was good all around, as Justin Eckman worked six and a third solid innings. He gave up two hits – the Greyhounds’ only hits – while striking out seven and walking four. Andrew Newhouse went 2-3. His …

Local clubs fare well in weekend action

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

Extremely productive. That might best describe the success Houston County had over the weekend in baseball. The Bears faced four teams and beat three at the Baseball at the Beach tournament in Brunswick. Houston County opened Friday with a 5-4 win over Dunwoody. It did take 13 innings, with Connor Martin’s walk-off sacrifice fly providing the game-winner. Logan Morris began …

Demons, Lady Eagles advance at state

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

Seniors Jacolbey Owens and Nelson Phillips each chipped in 21 points to help lead Warner Robins into the second round of the GHSA Class AAAAA state basketball tournament. The Demons beat Ware 96-63. The pair hit the first three baskets – a put-back by Phillips to start and a trey after Owens had driven in for a layup. Champ Dawson, …

Bears pulls past Panthers; Rutland beats Northside

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

Houston County scored four runs in the top of the seventh to break open what up until that point had been about as a close a contest as you can get. Consequently, the Bears beat Perry at their place, 5-1. Both scored a run in the first. Houston County got its via Cameron Jones’ single, an error that allowed Jacob …