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 …

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 …

Veterans girls, boys fall to Bainbridge; other results

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If given the choice of the two, Veterans might choose to swap its weekend results. The girls and boys both beat Peach County, a non-region opponent, on Friday at the house of the Trojan girls and boys, but then fell to Region 1-AAAAA Bainbridge on Saturday. The Lady Warhawks, despite 20 points by Staci Jones and 10 by Tamia Luckey, …

Lady Panthers make it 3 straight; other results

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The Lady Panthers appear to be making their move at the right time. The girls have won three straight. All have been against Region 2-AAAA opponents. The latest came Tuesday, a 61-44 win at home over Upson-Lee. Perry led 15-5 after one and 33-17 at the half. It edged the Lady Knights out in the third, 17-15, to head into …

Perry falls; VHS stays alive in team duals

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Jan. 11 Update Veterans got off to a great start in the 2018 GHSA Team Dual Wrestling State Championships being held Thursday-Saturday at the Macon Centreplex. The Warhawks opened the tournament by facing off against Whitewater on Thursday. They won easily, 69-9. About seven hours later, they took on Locust Grove. Close, but Veterans came up just short, 34-31. That …