Rome denies Warner Robins state championship

Don Moncrief Featured, football, Warner Robins HS

One bad memory. Fourteen really, really great ones. That’s what Warner Robins was left with following a dominating 38-0 loss to Rome in the GHSA Class AAAAA state championship Friday in McConnell-Talbert Stadium. (And the fact the Region 1-AAAAA champs were even in the state championship – versus so many that weren’t – one day might be No. 15. Just …

Houston County High’s Trey Hill commits to Georgia

Don Moncrief Featured, football, Houston County HS

“Jumping up and down.” That was how Trey Hill described the response of Georgia’s coaches upon hearing he had officially committed to becoming a Bulldog. While that may not have been so much literal as what was going on internally – although both are within the realm of possibility – it was certainly a far cry from what Auburn’s coaches …

Interceptions help pace Demons past Carver-Atlanta, into finals

Don Moncrief Featured, football, Warner Robins HS

A Tyler Fromm touchdown pass from brother Dylan. Nothing out of the ordinary there. A Tyler Fromm “interception” on the other hand … Well, there’s something you don’t hear every day. Friday, you did. Friday in McConnell-Talbert Stadium, it was the normally “wide receiver” intercepting a Carver-Atlanta pass inside the redzone. It was actually one of three in Warner Robins’ …

Explosive Demons rout Carrollton

Don Moncrief Featured, football, Warner Robins HS

Lights out figuratively. Lights out literally. Such was the case in Warner Robins and Carrollton’s Class AAAAA quarterfinal Friday in McConnell-Talbert stadium. Figuratively was a 63-24 win for the Demons. Literally was when the lights literally went out early in the fourth quarter. If somebody was trying to send a message, it was clearly unnecessary. Anybody watching could see … …

Warner Robins rallies to beat Eagle’s Landing in OT

Don Moncrief Featured, football, Warner Robins HS

Eagle’s Landing won its first-ever playoff game last week. It came a little to close for comfort of winning its second against Warner Robins in the second round of the GHSA Class AAAAA state tournament Friday. The Demons pulled it out, 26-23, but it took overtime to do it. Head Coach Mike Chastain said going in that the Eagles’ strength …