Bears suffer second-straight shutout

Don Moncrief Featured, football, Houston County HS

Sometimes it’s whatever it takes to win. Sometimes it’s whatever it takes to score. And not always in that order, as it appeared the first priority for Houston County Friday night in Freedom Field against Coffee, was to erase the memory of a 34-0 shutout by Lee County two weeks ago (a bye week last weekend). That appeared to be …

HoCo drops Evans to advance

Don Moncrief Featured, Houston County HS, Volleyball

There were “moments of it,” but a full and complete demonstration is still yet to come. That is “potential”, as defined by Head Coach Maria Huelsman following the Lady Bears’ 3-0 win over Evans in the first round of the GHSA Class AAAAAA state volleyball tournament. “I am pretty excited about this team,” she said. “I feel like we played …

Perry advances; VHS falls in tourney openers

Don Moncrief Featured, Perry HS, Softball, Veterans HS

One advanced and one fell in GHSA state tournament softball play Wednesday. The first was Perry, which swept Columbus, 2-0 in Class AAAA. The second was Veterans, which got swept by South Effingham, 2-0 in Class AAAAA. Both were on the road. The Lady Panthers won both games by a score of 11-2, and both in five innings. They scored …

Veterans rolls in first round of state tourney

Don Moncrief Featured, Veterans HS, Volleyball

It might have been the proverbial: adding insult to injury. That is, the fact Eagles Landing’s bus broke down north of Macon while en route to Veterans for its GHSA Class AAAAA state tournament opener. Then, after finally reaching the home of the Lady Warhawks, it was quickly dispatched 3 sets to 0. Veterans won the first, 25-10, the second, …