Bears pull away from Warhawks

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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. …

Northside powers past Lanier

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Photos:  Randa Sledge Northside had to overcome several turnovers to beat Westside in week three. Friday against Lanier it was a blocked punt. That came at the start of the game when Tyler Taylor picked it up and scooped and scored from the 4. “Overcome” is perhaps an overstatement, however, as the Eagles responded immediately and often following. They went …

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 …

Harris County sweeps at Houston County; Demonettes beat Perry and HOCO

Don Moncrief Houston County HS, Volleyball, Warner Robins HS

One thing’s for sure.  The big winner on Thursday night was Harris County. The Lady Tigers from Hamilton played the impolite visitor. Hosted by Houston County – along with Warner Robins and Perry – they beat the Lady Bears in straight sets, 25-15, 25-14. If that wasn’t enough, they also beat the Lady Panthers, 25-12, 25-23. The Demonettes perhaps gave …

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Veterans splits home matches against Whitewater, Lee County

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Veterans had mixed results Thursday in hosting Whitewater and Lee County. The Lady Warhawks fell 2-0 to the first but rallied to beat the second 2-1. “We put up a good fight against Whitewater,” said Veterans Head Coach Nicki Miranda. Her girls were edged out 25-22 and 25-20. “But ultimately our timely serving errors proved to the be the difference …