HOCO: Four to go, Four to know

Greg Elrod football, Greg Elrod, Houston County HS, Preview, The SportsMic Team

Friday night the Houston County Bears begin region play against Lee County in Leesburg. Through the first six games of the season, Bears fans have become familiar with names like Fromm, Colbert, Watson and McCullough.  All of the aforementioned players are legitimate leaders who have made great contributions during this season as well as in their careers at Houston.  Certainly …

Bears preparing for Corky Kell Classic

Don Moncrief Featured, football, Houston County HS, Players, Preview

Wars every week. That is how Houston County Head Coach Von Lassiter described the new Region 1-AAAAAA. That of: Northside, Coffee, Lee County, Valdosta and the Bears. “Not any halftime games like we’ve become accustomed to in the past,” he said during a preview of SportMic Radio’s SunMark Bank pregame show. (Note: To listen to the full interview, tune in …

Lady Eagles dedicate year to fallen teammate

Don Moncrief Featured, Northside HS, Preview, Softball

Honesty. Integrity. Charity. Love. It will be more than just about wins for Northside High School’s girl’s softball team in 2016. The season is being dedicated to more, in particular, to Coach Milton Gallaher, who passed away in October of 2015. “He’s helped me since the day I started,” said Lady Eagles Head Coach Meredith Belcher, this being her fourth …

NS-WR – memories of the ‘way we were’

Don Moncrief Don Moncrief, Game of the Week, Northside HS, Preview

“Memories light the corners of my mind. Misty water-colored memories … of the way we were.” I know I shouldn’t do this, but if it’s OK for Barbra Streisand – at the ripe old age of 74 revisiting her past with a rare concert in New York a few days ago – hopefully you’ll indulge me. I’ve been seeing those …