Lee County rolls to shutout of Houston County

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“Very aggressive. (They) pride themselves on jumping on people early so offensively they can do what they want to do. That’s kind of their ‘mo’ (modus operandi).” So said Houston County Head Coach Ryan Crawford of Lee County. True to form, the Trojans “jumped” on the Bears early – not all of it showing up on the scoreboard but definitely …

Defense helps lead Northside past Macon County

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In the limelight is Cory Munson. The junior kicker hit on field goals of 22, 45 and 35 Friday against Macon County in McConnell-Talbert stadium. Behind the scenes – but quickly making a name for itself – is Northside’s defense. It held Macon County to minus 12 yards rushing in the first half and 79 yards total during that span. …

Perry offense too much for Dougherty

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Blink and you missed them. That is, Perry’s four quick touchdowns and with Tyler Knowles’s points after quickly turned into a 28-0 lead over host Dougherty in the two teams’ matchup Friday in Albany. The Panthers went on to win 49-8. Tyrell Owens and Jay Watkins each accounted for two of those first four scores. The Trojans did answer at …

Academy Sports+Outdoors Athlete of the Week: Cory Munson

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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, …

Academy Sports+Outdoors Athlete of the Week: Davion Ross

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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. …