Whitewater denies Veterans advance at state

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“The third time’s the charm.” Well, that’s how the proverb goes, but it didn’t work for Veterans as it hosted Whitewater in the GHSA Class AAAAA volleyball Sweet 16 Tuesday. Twice during the regular season the Lady Warhawks came up short to the Lady Wildcats (2-1 in August and 2-0 on Sept. 7) so the third time should have been …

Thomas County Central pulls away from Veterans

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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

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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

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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, …