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 …

Defense helps lead Northside past Macon County

Don Moncrief Featured, football, Northside HS

In the limelight is Cory Munson. The junior kicker hit on field goals of 22, 45 and 35 Friday against Macon County in McConnell-Talbert stadium. Behind the scenes – but quickly making a name for itself – is Northside’s defense. It held Macon County to minus 12 yards rushing in the first half and 79 yards total during that span. …

Academy Sports+Outdoors Athlete of the Week: Cory Munson

Don Moncrief Athlete of the Week, Featured, football, Northside HS

Take away Cory Munson’s effort (not forgetting the contributions of the defense) and Northside and Ware County might still be playing. Maybe not, but you certainly can’t deny the scoreboard: Zeroes from the second quarter on if not for his field goals of 51, 44 – those two in the second quarter – and 49 – third quarter. As such, …

Howard wins battle of the bats over Perry; HoCo beats NHS; VHS falls

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

Ordinarily, 13 hits gets you a win. In fact, about the only thing that could foul it up would be a very stubborn opposition, and such was the case for Perry in its home game against Howard. It put up 17 and beat the Lady Panthers 17-8 (avenging a 5-4 loss in eight innings back on Sept. 7). It was …

NHS beats Ware on leg of Cory Munson

Don Moncrief Featured, football, Northside HS

The first quarter belonged to the big-play people. The next three were Cory Munson’s. That is to say the junior kicker hit three field goals to provide all of Northside’s scoring – all of “both” teams’ scoring – during that span, as the Eagles beat Ware County 23-14 in Waycross. After forcing Northside to punt on its first possession, the …