Academy Sports+Outdoors Athlete of the Week: Cory Munson

Don Moncrief Athlete of the Week, Featured, football, Northside HS

Take away Cory Munson’s effort (not forgetting the contributions of the defense) and Northside and Ware County might still be playing. Maybe not, but you certainly can’t deny the scoreboard: Zeroes from the second quarter on if not for his field goals of 51, 44 – those two in the second quarter – and 49 – third quarter. As such, …

Harris County takes 2 from Warner Robins; Perry falls to Mary Persons

Don Moncrief Featured, Softball, Warner Robins HS

Harris County loves the fourth. That has nothing to do with Independence Day unless you count the freedom of getting out of town early following two short-inning wins over Warner Robins – on Senior Night even. The Lady Tigers beat the Demonettes 15-3 in the first game and 15-1 in the second. Both only lasted four innings and the fourth …

Academy Sports+Outdoors Athlete of the Week: Davion Ross

Don Moncrief Athlete of the Week, Featured, football, Perry HS

The scariest thing for Davion Ross? If you said football, try again. It was “riding a very high roller coaster,” he said. Still, he added he’s glad he did it because, “I had to get over my fears.” Which is something opponents facing the Perry High School student-athlete on the football field are still trying to come to grips with. …

Veterans wins Area matches against WR, Harris County

Don Moncrief Featured, Veterans HS, Volleyball

“It was a very good night for VHS.” Well said, Lady Warhawks Head Coach Marlene Rogers, referring to the fact her squad beat Harris County and host Warner Robins in the second of three Area matches, which determine who wins the Area and goes to the state tournament. The first game against the Lady Tigers was close “the entire time,” …

Howard wins battle of the bats over Perry; HoCo beats NHS; VHS falls

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

Ordinarily, 13 hits gets you a win. In fact, about the only thing that could foul it up would be a very stubborn opposition, and such was the case for Perry in its home game against Howard. It put up 17 and beat the Lady Panthers 17-8 (avenging a 5-4 loss in eight innings back on Sept. 7). It was …