Heritage sweeps WR invitational; VHS, PHS 2nd, 3rd, respectively

Don Moncrief Cross Country, Featured, Houston County HS, Northside HS, Perry HS, Veterans HS, Warner Robins HS

Heritage High School was the big winner of the 17th Annual Warner Robins Invitational Cross Country meet held Tuesday at Huntington Middle School. The Patriots girls and boys each finished first, the first with 68 points, the second with 66. Twenty schools competed for the boys and 18 for the girls. “It was a great meet,” said Warner Robins cross …

VHS opens Area with wins over Harris Co., WR

Don Moncrief Featured, Veterans HS, Volleyball, Warner Robins HS

The first time Harris County and Veterans met was back on Aug. 11. The Lady Tigers won that matchup 2-0. Tuesday, and this time with Area/Region standings at stake, it was the Lady Warhawks with the win, 2-1. Harris County won the first set 25-23, but Veterans rallied to win the second, 25-20, and third 25-16. The girls also beat …

Lady Bears sweep; Perry rolls; VHS tops Bainbridge

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

Houston County managed just four hits against Rutland, but was still able to pull out a 3-2 win. A 10-2 victory earlier gave the Lady Bears a sweep of the Lady Canes Saturday in Macon. Both scored two runs in the third inning in Game 2. The difference then was the lone run Houston County scored in the third. Madison …

Bears pull away from Warhawks

Don Moncrief Featured, football, Houston County HS, Veterans HS

Some would say Veterans had the turnovers it needed to slow down the high-powered Houston County offense. Considering how fast the Bears can score it’s debatable, but what wasn’t, were the three first half turnovers the Warhawks created in the first half. To their disappointment, they were only able to turn one of those into points. The Bears won 58-27. …

Academy Sports+Outdoors Athlete of the Week: Jenna West

Don Moncrief Athlete of the Week, Featured, Softball, Veterans HS

That she “pitched just as good as a senior.” That’s the biggest compliment Jenna West has had. If she keeps throwing like she did this past week, the “sophomore” from Veterans High School will hear those words frequently. Tuesday it was pitching a complete-game shutout – 7-0 – over Warner Robins. Prior to that, it was scattering six hits over …