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, …

Academy Sports+Outdoors Athlete of the Week Lorelei Diamond

Don Moncrief Featured, Veterans HS, Volleyball

“Queen of Awesomeness.” Not sure if that’s a self-appointed title, one her friends gave her or a legitimate got-the-trophy-on-the-mantle/certificate-on-the-wall accomplishment, but either way it’s a pretty good description of Lorelei Valentine Diamond, Academy Sports+Outdoors Athlete of the Week. (It was also an answer on her fill-in-the-blank nominee form.) At least one piece of evidence is in the fact someone once …

Veterans shuts out Grady in state tourney opener

Don Moncrief Featured, Veterans HS, Volleyball

Veterans High School’s volleyball team won its first match in the GHSA Class AAAA state tournament Wednesday. The Lady Warhawks swept Grady 3-0. They took the first set 25-15, second 25-20 and third 25-17. Ashley Hudson had 10 kills in the effort. Lorelei Diamond had nine kills, Maris Guzman eight, Alasha Heard seven and Egypt Burton one. By way of …

Veterans adds one more to make it 5

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

Five titles. That would be Veterans High’s standing as it relates to county volleyball championships. The Lady Warhawks won their latest Tuesday at home, with a 2-0 shutout of Houston County and a 2-1 victory over Warner Robins. “The county championship is always a fun and competitive environment and last night didn’t disappoint,” said Veterans Head Coach Nicki Miranda, whose …