Perry takes down Jones County; Eagles pick up first win

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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

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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

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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

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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 …

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 …