Perry takes down Jones County; Eagles pick up first win

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Perry is off to a 4-1 start on the baseball diamond. The latest win came Tuesday, 2-1, at home against Jones County. It was good all around, as Justin Eckman worked six and a third solid innings. He gave up two hits – the Greyhounds’ only hits – while striking out seven and walking four. Andrew Newhouse went 2-3. His …

Bears pulls past Panthers; Rutland beats Northside

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Houston County scored four runs in the top of the seventh to break open what up until that point had been about as a close a contest as you can get. Consequently, the Bears beat Perry at their place, 5-1. Both scored a run in the first. Houston County got its via Cameron Jones’ single, an error that allowed Jacob …

Several local wrestlers win at state

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Several local high school wrestlers won state titles this past week/weekend at GHSA Traditional Championships held at the Macon Centreplex. Houston County had three qualify at the AAAAAA level. They were Bryan Hernandez, Reed Vincent and D’Monte Harris. Hernandez, a junior, won in the 132-pound weight class. He beat Alan Tran via a fall at the 1:03 mark. Vincent, another …

State basketball field set

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Brackets for the GHSA state basketball tournament – Friday and Saturday – have been set following this past weekend’s region tournament action. First off, for the Class AAAAAA boys, Northside will travel to play Brunswick. The Eagles – a 68-60 loss to Lee County in the consolation round – finished as the No. 4 seed out of Region 2. They …

Perry’s JeCory Burks signs with Kennesaw State

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Perry High’s Je’Cory Burks signed a football scholarship with Kennesaw State during Wednesday’s National Signing Day. The 6-0, 165-pound defensive back helped lead the Panthers to a 5-5 record this past season. He joins an Owls team that finished 12-2 and fell in the FCS playoff quarterfinals. Burks, the son of YaTosha and Cory Burks, was a four-time National Honor …