Lady Eagle signs with Coastal Georgia

Don Moncrief Basketball, Featured, Northside HS

The Region 1-AAAAAA champion Northside Lady Eagles had another of its squad sign a college scholarship recently. This time it was Tikarra Benoit who inked her Letter of Intent to the College of Coastal Georgia in Brunswick. “She meant a great deal (to this team),” said Lady Eagles Head Coach Ashleigh Fox, the team finishing 17-10 but falling by one …

NHS grad undefeated in 4 years running

Don Moncrief Featured, Northside HS, Tennis

SUBMITTED Northside High School graduate John Wharton, Jr. finished his Northside High varsity tennis career undefeated.  Wharton, who graduated May 27 with the Class of 2017, accomplished this while playing at the number one position. He not only won all his matches for four years, he also never lost a set.  In addition, he took the initiative to fundraise for …

Eagles’ Josh Card headed to East Georgia

Don Moncrief Baseball, Featured, Northside HS

Two things Josh Card loves. One, “When I’m pitching, I just love knowing I can blow it by him.” Two, “When I’m hitting, I love knowing he can’t blow it by me.” “There’s nothing like it,” he added, and he’s about to get his fill of both. Thursday, the Northside High School student-athlete signed a scholarship with East Georgia State …

NHS’s Alexia Galloway, Jaliyah Lynch sign basketball scholarships

Don Moncrief Basketball, Featured, Northside HS

“A big year of change.” So said Northside High School Athletics Director Kevin Kinsler of the Lady Eagles’ 2016-2017 basketball season. He was referring mainly to Casaundra Wilson – a coach he said had done a “legendary job” – stepping down and Ashleigh Fox taking over – she in turn leading the team to a 17-10 record and the Region …

Shaianne Sipsey helps lead VHS at state; AAAAA, AAAAAA results

Don Moncrief Featured, Houston County HS, Northside HS, Veterans HS, Warner Robins HS

Shaianne Sipsey of Veterans High School turned in the top performance locally at the GHSA Class AAAAA and AAAAAA track and field meet held at Grisham Stadium in Carrollton May 11-13. Sipsey qualified and competed in the 400-meter dash. She was third in the preliminaries – with a time of 56.10 – and then cut that down to 55.02 to …