Lady Panthers roll past Taylor County

Don Moncrief Featured, Perry HS, Volleyball

Hardly four weeks into the school year and Perry is already looking for a test. Of course that may only apply for student-athletes on the volleyball court and not the classroom. As in: “We are looking forward to tough matches today,” said Lady Panthers volleyball Head Coach Terri Hunt, referring to the twin-bill the team has at Stratford and in …

WR sweeps Statesboro, West Laurens; Perry falls

Don Moncrief Featured, Volleyball, Warner Robins HS

“The girls are playing really well together. They are excited and ready to win.” So said Warner Robins volleyball Head Coach Cassie Bennett. Proof comes by way of the fact the girls are 3-0 in matches to date. The latest came Thursday at Statesboro. The Demonettes beat it 2-0, 25-19 and 25-18 and then swept West Laurens 2-0, 25-13, 25-10. …

Perry falls in 3 to Luella; VHS rallies for win, WR sweeps FPD

Don Moncrief Featured, Perry HS, Veterans HS, Volleyball, Warner Robins HS

They were “hard-fought matches” – as described by Perry volleyball Head Coach Terri Hunt – but the Lady Panthers came up short against Luella at home. Luella won the first 25-16. Perry won the second, also by a margin of 25-16, but the visitor got the edge in the third, 25-22. Michaela Reams had seven aces and three kills to …

HoCo sweeps Perry; VHS contends well in Columbus

Don Moncrief Featured, Houston County HS, Volleyball

Houston County beat Perry 3-0 in volleyball Thursday at home. It was a bit of a “sluggish” start, said Head Coach Maria Huelsman, but “in the third, we took it to them we way we should have been playing all night.” Serving, she said, “was devastating. All my kids have amazing jump serves. There was not one real stand out.” …

Ola knocks Veterans out of state tourney

Don Moncrief Featured, Veterans HS, Volleyball

Veterans High’s run through the playoffs came to an end Saturday. Ola beat the Area 1-AAAAA champion in the Elite Eight, 3-2. The Lady Warhawks were in their second-straight Elite Eight. So were the Lady Mustangs. They – the latter – ended up losing to eventual state champions Columbus. This time, with six seniors and five juniors leading the way, …