Lady Bears pull away from Demonettes

Don Moncrief Featured, Houston County HS, Softball, Warner Robins HS

Houston County plated four runs in the sixth to help it pull away from Warner Robins Monday in a game called in the top of the seventh due to bad weather. The Lady Bears won 8-3. It was also a contest that signaled the start of the season for both. Houston County scored one of its runs in the second. …

Perry HOCO get first looks via scrimmage

Greg Elrod Featured, football, Game of the Week, Houston County HS, Perry HS

Perry and Houston County coaches – and players – each got their first look at what 2016 might hold during a scrimmage held Friday in Herb St. John stadium in Perry. For the Bears, it might have been about “tweaking”. Putting in place the last pieces and setting their sights on improving on last year’s region championship and 11-2 record …

Ashley Watkins named Houston County systemwide teacher of the year

Giovanni Reyes Events, Teacher of the Year

HOUSTON COUNTY, GA – The Houston County School System honored 39 Teachers of the Year and six Employees of the Year during the system’s Opening Session held last week.  The systemwide Teacher of the Year and system finalists were announced for the first time.  Ashley Watkins (pictured) of Shirley Hills Elementary School is the 2016-2017 Houston County Teacher of the Year. …

HOCO athletes visit Quail Run Elementary

Greg Elrod Events, Featured, Houston County HS, Latest News

Some students at Quail Run Elementary got a chance to meet their local sports heroes from Houston County High School at a special event held Friday morning at Quail Run.  Several of the Coaches and members of the Houston County  softball  and baseball teams spoke with youngsters about the importance of staying active and participating in organized sports. Below are …