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

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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

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“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

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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

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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

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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, …