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 …

MP vs Houston: The greatest game that never was

Greg Elrod Events, Featured, football, Houston County HS

Fate got its name by changing the most obvious of outcomes into the strangest of stories.  So was the case with the 1993 Houston County Bears and Mary Persons Bulldogs.  It appeared the two teams were set to play for all the marbles but, with one play, it all changed. Many fans may categorize the Mary Persons vs Houston County, Corky Kell game …

Local clubs enjoy busy weekend

Don Moncrief Featured, Northside HS, Perry HS, Softball, Veterans HS, Warner Robins HS

There were tournaments, and there were three-team “get-togethers”. Such was a busy world of high school softball this past weekend. In particular, the three-team “get-together” applied to Veterans High School. The Lady Warhawks traveled to The University of North Georgia and “got together” with Morgan County and Lowndes. “There was a ton of great things that happened and a ton …

Peach County/Northside clash in annual scrimmage

Greg Elrod Featured, football, Northside HS, Scores

Fireworks followed lightning last night at “The Mac”. Peach County and Northside wasted no time lighting up the scoreboard in their annual scrimmage game held last night in Warner Robins.  Before most fans could dry off their bleacher seats, each team had found the end zone.  Fans were rewarded for braving the elements as the “scrimmage” game, which featured two …