HoCo splits results with Lowndes, NHS-Col

Don Moncrief Featured, Houston County HS, Softball

Three Lowndes hitters – Sophie Sumner, Rylin Hedgecock and Madison May – homered to help lead the team to a 7-3 win over Houston County Friday in a doubleheader held at the home of the Lady Bears. Houston County won the nightcap over Northside-Columbus 7-4. Sumner’s homerun came in the first – a two-run shot. That coupled with the double, …

Academy Sports+Outdoors Athlete of the Week: Ryla Christian

Don Moncrief Featured, Softball, Warner Robins HS

Consistency. It just might be the best word to describe Ryla Christian. It is definitely what led to the Warner Robins student-athlete’s selection as the Academy Sports+Outdoors Athlete of the Week. Case in point. The Demonettes opened the season with a 12-6 win over Northside. Christian was a big part of that. She went 2-2 with two walks, scored three …

HoCo sweeps Perry; VHS contends well in Columbus

Don Moncrief Featured, Houston County HS, Volleyball

Houston County beat Perry 3-0 in volleyball Thursday at home. It was a bit of a “sluggish” start, said Head Coach Maria Huelsman, but “in the third, we took it to them we way we should have been playing all night.” Serving, she said, “was devastating. All my kids have amazing jump serves. There was not one real stand out.” …

Back-to-back doubles cap Veterans rally

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

Kyndall Foster and Skyler Welford hit back-to-back doubles – the last a walk-off – to cap a three-run rally that lifted Veterans to a 6-5 win over Houston County Thursday at home. Anna Dumas and Trinity Thiel each singled to start the inning off for the Lady Warhawks. Raegan Stella came in to pinch run for Thiel. A pop up …