HoCo sweeps in dramatic fashion; NHS eliminated

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

Rylee Lamb’s walk-off, two-out single in the bottom of the seventh gave Houston County exactly what it needed to sweep Richmond Hill in the first round of the GHSA Class AAAAAA state softball tournament. The Lady Bears won 9-8 as a result. The inning started with Megan Whitaker’s single. Kendall Huelsman sacrified her to second. The Lady Wildcats brought Alaina …

Bears suffer second-straight shutout

Don Moncrief Featured, football, Houston County HS

Sometimes it’s whatever it takes to win. Sometimes it’s whatever it takes to score. And not always in that order, as it appeared the first priority for Houston County Friday night in Freedom Field against Coffee, was to erase the memory of a 34-0 shutout by Lee County two weeks ago (a bye week last weekend). That appeared to be …

HoCo drops Evans to advance

Don Moncrief Featured, Houston County HS, Volleyball

There were “moments of it,” but a full and complete demonstration is still yet to come. That is “potential”, as defined by Head Coach Maria Huelsman following the Lady Bears’ 3-0 win over Evans in the first round of the GHSA Class AAAAAA state volleyball tournament. “I am pretty excited about this team,” she said. “I feel like we played …

HoCo, VHS earn No. 1 seeds; Perry rallies for No. 2

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

Houston County and Veterans are both headed to the state tournament as No. 1 seeds. The Lady Bears had to get there by beating Lee County in a rematch Saturday at Houston County. The Lady Trojans won the first meeting of the day 2-1. Houston County won the first 25-20, but the visitor took the second and third, 25-9, 25-16, …

Region tourney play – HoCo sweeps NHS; Perry takes 2 of 3 from Mary Persons

Don Moncrief Featured, Houston County HS, Northside HS, Perry HS, Softball

THURSDAY update: Perry won its third and deciding game 3 over Mary Persons, 12-4. The first inning set the stage for the victory, as the Lady Panthers scored seven runs. The Lady Bulldogs answered with two but were then shut out over the next three. Perry added an insurance run in the fourth and then put an end to the …