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 …

Defense provides offense in Northside win over Valdosta

Don Moncrief Featured, football, Northside HS

Cory Munson got his. Lately, he always does. This time, however, it was Northside’s defense that made the game-grinding-winning difference in the Eagles’ 16-7 win over Valdosta. To begin with – or rather “end” with – was Kameron Tate’s interception in the final seconds. Prior to that, and even more threat ending, was Tubby McCall’s interception. That came with the …

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 …

Veterans makes it six-straight county championships

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

“It was an exciting night.” So summed Veterans Head Coach Marlene Rogers of the 2017 Houston County Volleyball Championship, adding “as is every county championship.” The last six – including Tuesday’s – have one thing in common: The Lady Warhawks as champions. While Houston County was beating Perry in one semifinal (25-18, 25-9), Veterans was busy getting the edge over …