Thomas County Central pulls away from Veterans

Don Moncrief Featured, football, Veterans HS

Another day, another heartbreaker for what is the Veterans Warhawks’ season. This time it was coming up on the short end of a 34-14 loss to Upson-Lee. The Yellow Jackets entered the game having only scored three touchdowns all year. They nearly matched that by scoring on their first two possessions. Veterans did answer after the first – a drive …

Perry advances; VHS falls in tourney openers

Don Moncrief Featured, Perry HS, Softball, Veterans HS

One advanced and one fell in GHSA state tournament softball play Wednesday. The first was Perry, which swept Columbus, 2-0 in Class AAAA. The second was Veterans, which got swept by South Effingham, 2-0 in Class AAAAA. Both were on the road. The Lady Panthers won both games by a score of 11-2, and both in five innings. They scored …

Veterans rolls in first round of state tourney

Don Moncrief Featured, Veterans HS, Volleyball

It might have been the proverbial: adding insult to injury. That is, the fact Eagles Landing’s bus broke down north of Macon while en route to Veterans for its GHSA Class AAAAA state tournament opener. Then, after finally reaching the home of the Lady Warhawks, it was quickly dispatched 3 sets to 0. Veterans won the first, 25-10, the second, …

HoCo, VHS earn No. 1 seeds; Perry rallies for No. 2

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

Houston County and Veterans are both headed to the state tournament as No. 1 seeds. The Lady Bears had to get there by beating Lee County in a rematch Saturday at Houston County. The Lady Trojans won the first meeting of the day 2-1. Houston County won the first 25-20, but the visitor took the second and third, 25-9, 25-16, …

Bainbridge rallies to pull away from Veterans

Don Moncrief Featured, football, Veterans HS

Veterans finished what it started. Ordinarily that’s a good thing. Not against Bainbridge Friday in Freedom Field. The Warhawks started the game by scoring. The Warhawks ended the game by scoring. Sandwiched in between, however, were four Bearcats scores as they won 28-14. Those actually came in the second half as Veterans limited Bainbridge to two three-and-outs and punts to …