Perry falls; VHS stays alive in team duals

Don Moncrief Featured, Perry HS, Veterans HS, Wrestling

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 …

Bears third at “Smackdown in the Mactown” event

Don Moncrief Featured, Houston County HS, Wrestling

Houston County High’s wrestling squad grappled their way to a third-place finish at the “Smackdown in the Mactown” tournament held this past weekend in Macon. Mount de Sales and Howard join to host the annual event. Individually for the Bears, Reed Vincent received the Best Individual Wrestler award. He, Head Coach Todd George said, only allowed one total point to …

NHS wrestler wins state; 2 others finish runner-up

Don Moncrief Featured, Houston County HS, Northside HS, Perry HS, Veterans HS, Wrestling

Northside’s Dashawn Farber earned a state championship at the 2016-17 Traditional Wrestling State Tournament held Feb. 9-11 at the Macon Coliseum. Farber, a freshman who finished the year 24-2, beat Miles Paramore (56-7) of Valdosta, a senior, in the 132-pound weight class in Class AAAAA. He won by an 11-4 decision. Two from the local area also finished runner-up. They …