Special teams lead Perry past Harris County

Don Moncrief Featured, football, Perry HS

It was all about “big plays”. Well … mostly, in Perry’s 49-22 win over Harris County at home.   Big-play-wise, Davion Ross accounted for two and two scores on kickoff returns. Together they averaged about 90 yards and combined 177 total. Je’Cory Burks also returned a blocked punt for a touchdown and the kickoff team recovered a fumble – one …

Perry, HoCo rally for wins; VHS and WRHS fall

Don Moncrief Featured, Houston County HS, Perry HS, Softball, Veterans HS, Warner Robins HS

The late innings proved to be somewhat significant in local softball action held Thursday. For Perry that meant scoring four runs in the seventh to get past Upson-Lee 6-3. For Houston County it was scoring a single run in the fourth, fifth and sixth to sneak past Jones County 3-2, and for Veterans it meant seeing Harris County push eight …

Irma forces football schedule changes

Don Moncrief Featured, football

Due to the effects of Hurricane Irma, the following changes have been made to the local high school football calendar: Howard at Veterans. Change: Moved from Thursday at Freedom Field to Friday at McConnell-Talbert Stadium. Kickoff: 7 p.m. Northside at Ware County (in Southeast Georgia). Change: Moved from this Friday, Sept. 15, to next Friday, Sept. 22 (originally the Eagles’ …

Irma knocks out 2; Demonettes shut out Lady Eagles

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

The big winner Thursday in volleyball? Irma. The hurricane – thanks to the threat of traffic conditions – managed to take out two contests: Perry (and Strong Rock) at Luella and Houston County at West Laurens. “Disappointed we didn’t get to go,” said Lady Panthers Head Coach Terri Hunt, “but didn’t want to be stuck in traffic on a bus, …