Bears rally to deny Coffee of attempted seventh-inning theft

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Houston County dodged the proverbial bullet Tuesday. The Bears won 4-3 on Austin Langford’s sacrifice fly to center that scored Lawson Trawick. The latter had singled to start the inning – the bottom of the seventh – moved to second on a passed ball and third on a one-out single by Logan Morris. That was all that really mattered – …

Veterans sweeps Bainbridge; rest fall

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Veterans turned out to be the only county team to bring home a win on the baseball diamond Friday, and in fact the Warhawks got two. They swept Bainbridge at home in a doubleheader, 8-2, 13-8. Derek Wylie helped sparked a seven-run outburst in Game 1. He led off with a double in the fourth. (Veterans was already up 1-0 …

HCHS’s Caitlyn Davis signs with Georgia College

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“The hardest-working softball player I have ever coached.” If that didn’t sum up the respect Houston County High softball Head Coach Angela Crawford had built for Caitlyn Davis, nothing did. And, she wasn’t done. “You can’t ever say you have a favorite,” she said, of her senior catcher who signed a scholarship with Georgia College and State University Tuesday at …

WR, Perry; HoCo and Tift County split results

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Warner Robins and Perry’s soccer clubs met Tuesday at Warner Robins for a non-region contest. The results were a split, with the Demonettes earning a 6-1 win and the Panthers a 3-1 victory. The grand total left Warner Robins’ girls at 5-1 on the young season and Perry’s 1-6-1 (the Lady Panthers’ only win so far a 6-0 shutout of …

Panthers spoil Bears’ opener; FPD nips Eagles in 8

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Perry marred Houston County’s start to the baseball season Tuesday. The Panthers beat the Bears 11-5 on the latter’s diamond. It was a game within striking distance until the top of the seventh. That’s when the Perry pushed six runs across. Up until that point, it was 5-3. Perry scored two in the first, one in the third and two …