Demons earn Elite 8 spot; Lady Eagles fall

Don Moncrief Basketball, Featured, Northside HS, Warner Robins HS

Warner Robins came within one point of reaching the century mark for the third time this year on the basketball court (coming within a few points three other times) as it beat Eagle’s Landing in the second round of the GHSA Class AAAAA state tournament. The Demons won 99-82 – the contest held at Veterans High to meet GHSA occupancy …

Cameron Jones one-hits Veterans in Bears’ shutout win; Perry rolls

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

Cameron Jones allowed just one hit. Houston County put up 13. That was the story in the Bears’ 15-0 win in four innings over Veterans Thursday at Veterans. Houston County opened the night with a four-spot in the first. It added a pair in the third before blowing it open with nine in the fourth. It was really the middle-to-bottom …

Veterans’ Ben Gibbs signs with Yale

Don Moncrief Baseball, Featured, Veterans HS

It isn’t that high school student-athletes – in particular those about to sign a college scholarship – forget who helped them get to the dance, it’s just that with all bells and whistles going on as part of the celebration, more often than not, they forget. Not Ben Gibbs. “If you’re here,” he said Thursday as he scanned the Veterans …

Perry takes down Jones County; Eagles pick up first win

Don Moncrief Baseball, Featured, Northside HS, Perry HS, Warner Robins HS

Perry is off to a 4-1 start on the baseball diamond. The latest win came Tuesday, 2-1, at home against Jones County. It was good all around, as Justin Eckman worked six and a third solid innings. He gave up two hits – the Greyhounds’ only hits – while striking out seven and walking four. Andrew Newhouse went 2-3. His …

Local clubs fare well in weekend action

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

Extremely productive. That might best describe the success Houston County had over the weekend in baseball. The Bears faced four teams and beat three at the Baseball at the Beach tournament in Brunswick. Houston County opened Friday with a 5-4 win over Dunwoody. It did take 13 innings, with Connor Martin’s walk-off sacrifice fly providing the game-winner. Logan Morris began …