Cameron Jones one-hits Veterans in Bears’ shutout win; Perry rolls

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

Cameron Jones allowed just one hit. Houston County put up 13. That was the story in the Bears’ 15-0 win in four innings over Veterans Thursday at Veterans. Houston County opened the night with a four-spot in the first. It added a pair in the third before blowing it open with nine in the fourth. It was really the middle-to-bottom …

Veterans’ Ben Gibbs signs with Yale

Don Moncrief Baseball, Featured, Veterans HS

It isn’t that high school student-athletes – in particular those about to sign a college scholarship – forget who helped them get to the dance, it’s just that with all bells and whistles going on as part of the celebration, more often than not, they forget. Not Ben Gibbs. “If you’re here,” he said Thursday as he scanned the Veterans …

Local clubs fare well in weekend action

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

Extremely productive. That might best describe the success Houston County had over the weekend in baseball. The Bears faced four teams and beat three at the Baseball at the Beach tournament in Brunswick. Houston County opened Friday with a 5-4 win over Dunwoody. It did take 13 innings, with Connor Martin’s walk-off sacrifice fly providing the game-winner. Logan Morris began …

Demons, Lady Eagles advance at state

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

Seniors Jacolbey Owens and Nelson Phillips each chipped in 21 points to help lead Warner Robins into the second round of the GHSA Class AAAAA state basketball tournament. The Demons beat Ware 96-63. The pair hit the first three baskets – a put-back by Phillips to start and a trey after Owens had driven in for a layup. Champ Dawson, …

Warner Robins, Veterans sweep opponents

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It took a shootout, but Warner Robins’ boys earned their first win of the year Thursday. The Demons edged out Bainbridge, 6-5, at home. The Bearcats jumped out to a 3-1 halftime lead, but Warner Robins tied it in the second half with a pair of goals and then won it with a 3-2 advantage. It improved to 1-2 as …