Top Henry County Sports stories
Eagle’s Landing track coach excited for college signees Detrich Lodge, Gabby Younginer, Beyunka Foster
The memories Claud Spinks has of Detrich Lodge, Gabby Younginer and Beyunka Foster are more than enough to tide the head track coach over as the seniors embark on their college careers.
Aaron Dore, Tiara Scott earn top honors
Union Grove hosted the annual Henry County Athlete of the Year ceremony, where the top athletes from each school and every sport were recognized in front of their peers.
Inclement weather didn’t derail Eagle’s Landing Christian golf at the state tournament Monday.
Daniel Roberts racks up three gold medals, Barnett Bailey and Matt Moore claim their first, Devin Dixon defends last year’s title
Hampton’s Daniel Roberts won both hurdling events, Henry County’s Barnett Bailey took some revenge in the 200-meter dash, Eagle’s Landing’s Devin Dixon defended his 800-meter run title and Union Grove’s Matt Moore succeeded in the 110-meter hurdles in spite of an injury.
Camreen White-Horne commits to West Georgia, Raven Boswell to Allen University
Several years have elapsed since a girl from the school signed a college scholarship. The class of 2010 produced that athlete in the form of All-State basketball player Briana Williams, who just wrapped up her final season with the Mercer University Bears.
Just 11 years ago, Yetta Bailey was roaming the halls of Henry County High School. Then barely 18, Bailey was on her way to playing college basketball. She had dreams of playing professionally and eventually landing a coaching job. She knew it would take some time.
GIRLS ATHLETE OF THE MONTH
The last month of competition didn’t get off to the best start for Eagle’s Landing hurdler Detrich Lodge.
Senior golfer in the sport for the long haul
On any day and at almost any time, you can find Steven Fisk at Eagle’s Landing Country Club.
Mike Lee might finally get the chance to play in the Georgia Dome. The former Fort Valley State and University of Massachusetts defensive back signed a three-year contract with the Atlanta Falcons after the 2015 NFL Draft.
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Darius Stubbs’ time to shine was last fall. The Luella running back made the most of it.
When I first started working for the Henry Herald in February, I was at once excited and terrified.
Before the track season even began in earnest, Eagle’s Landing junior Devin Dixon was discouraged.
Henry County’s Barnett Bailey takes revenge in 200-meter dash for Class AAAA title, signs with Shorter University for track and football
A state title has been three years in the making for Henry County senior Barnett Bailey.
110/300-METER HURDLES, TRIPLE JUMP
One can only imagine the disappointment that comes from attending two consecutive state track meets and leaving without any prominent hardware — included the revered golden hat embroidered with the words “GHSA Champions.”
Stiff back or not, Union Grove’s Matt Moore wasn’t going to wait one more year to attempt to establish himself as a state champion in the 110-meter hurdles.
The high school baseball season is over, which means it’s time for the awards to begin pouring in.
Hampton High School has its first state champion.
It’s now or never for the Eagle’s Landing Christian golf team. Monday is the last official day the top quartet of Jacob Grant, Nick Liston, Max Mongrello and Jordan Long will don Chargers apparel as teammates.