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Local athlete loses house in Christmas Day fire  Henry Herald

A local high school basketball player and her family are wondering what can be done going forward after their house burned down Christmas day.

STATE BASKETBALL: Luella High's historic run to Final Four  Henry Herald

Historic. The one word that would even come close to encapsulating the run that Luella has been on since the start of the state playoffs. It all comes down to.

Luella NJROTC rifle team earns 4th place in Area-12 Competition  Henry Herald

On Jan. 12, the Luella High Rifle Team competed against eight precision teams and 16 sporter teams, winning 4th place overall.

GIRLS SOCCER: Luella High propelled to victory behind six-goal performance  Henry Herald

Luella High faced Hampton in a tough rivalry match but when it came down to it, one athlete took it upon herself to score six of the teams' seven goals.

Henry County Schools graduation calendar announced | News  Henry Herald

In a little over a month, hundreds of Henry County seniors will walk across the stage, collect their diploma and walk off into their futures.

School comes together to help student after house fire  FOX 5 Atlanta

A Henry County family is getting a big helping hand after a Christmas Day fire destroyed their home. Much of that help is coming from Luella High School where ...

Nine Henry County high schools named AP Honors Schools by GaDOE  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — Nine Henry County high schools have been named by the Georgia Department of Education as 2019 Advanced Placement Honor Schools.

Luella High's Trevor Radford announces verbal commitment to Lawrence Tech University  Henry Herald

Football commitments pick back up this year with Luella High School finding a student announcing a surprise commitment to Lawrence Tech University.

2019 Football Schedule Preview: Luella High School | Sports  Henry Herald

LOCUST GROVE — No matter how you look at it, Luella did struggle. But compared to 2017's 1-9 record there is a lot to build off of in head coach.

Henry County STAR student named | Features  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — Union Grove High School senior Kyle Carden was named Henry County STAR Student at the annual STAR Student and Teacher Banquet ...

Several teacher, support staff job fairs scheduled | Features  Henry Herald

Henry County Schools is looking for teachers and support to join the district for the 2019-2020 school year.

2018 Football Schedule Preview: Luella High Lions | Sports  Henry Herald

Luella went 1-9 last year under first-year head coach Jason Jackson, and will look to improve entering year two in 2018.

SWIMMING: Check out this week's swim results | Sports

The swim season is still in full form as programs continue to compete as the first meet was dominated by Luella's Lady Lions but the second meet found the Ola.

Former Luella High, UGA standout Aaron Davis signs free-agent contract with Tampa Bay Buccaneers  Henry Herald

LOCUST GROVE — Former Luella High standout and University of Georgia defensive back Aaron Davis signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers earlier this ...

Luella's DeJon Conway commits to The Citadel | Sports  Henry Herald

College recruitment and commitment time is wrapping up but Luella High's DeJon Conway announced his collegiate choice Sunday afternoon.

Luella High tabs Ashley Sims as next head baseball coach  Henry Herald

LOCUST GROVE — The Luella Lions formally announced Wednesday morning the selection of Ashley Sims as new head baseball coach. Sims was promoted ...

Henry County schools increase graduation rate again

The Henry County Schools district can boast its fourth straight year of increasing its average high school graduation rate and of beating the state average.

BOYS SOCCER: Justin Guest not enough in loss to Eastside  Henry Herald

Justin Guest may have been a key factor in the game for Luella but when the final buzzer rang, one team had to carry a region loss.

Luella High senior Meet Patel named Henry County STAR Student  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH – Luella High School senior Meet Patel was named Henry County STAR Student at the annual STAR Student and Teacher Banquet held at ...

STATE BASKETBALL: Slow third quarter dooms Luella in loss to Spalding  Henry Herald

When it came down to Luella and Spalding, one program was the defending Class AAAA state champions and the other, a complete unknown to the Final Four ...

Luella Lady Lions new-look program has high expectations  Henry Herald

Another year has come for the basketball in the area and the Luella Lady Lions are gearing up for another season among the top region 4-AAAA programs.

Luella HS senior is Henry County STAR student

Luella High School senior Meet Patel earned the highest SAT score out of public and private school seniors throughout Henry County.

2018 Luella Lions Football Preview | Sports  Henry Herald

The Lions went 1-9 in Jason Jackson's first season as head coach, but showed signs of improvement toward the end of the season.

GIRLS STATE BASKETBALL: Luella punches ticket to Final Four  Henry Herald

TYRONE — In the locker room after their convincing 63-52 win over Sandy Creek, the Luella Lady Lions celebrated, they had just earned their first Final Four ...

Henry County high schools name top grads | Education

High schools in the Henry County School System recently released the names of their top graduates.

Here is the complete 2018 graduation schedule for Henry County Schools  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Congratulation, Henry County seniors. You have survived the last four years of tests, papers and assignments. Now it's time to celebrate your Class of 2018.

FOOTBALL: Henry County Region Standings | Sports  Henry Herald

MCDONOUGH — Henry County football teams are a few games into their region schedules. Below are the current region standings heading into Week 5.

Luella freshman Paris Miller impresses through the first half of the basketball season  Henry Herald

The 2018 half of the season is officially in the rear-view mirror for many programs but of those that took the court during the season — Luella's Parris Miller ...

FOOTBALL: Big fourth quarter powers Luella to 25-3 region victory over Druid Hills  Henry Herald

Luella took the lead on an early rushing touchdown, but it took well into the final quarter for the Lions to pull away for their first home win in a.

Jason Jackson tabbed as Luella head football coach  Henry Herald

LOCUST GROVE — Luella High School announced last week that Jason Jackson will be the football program's next head coach beginning in the 2017 season.

FOOTBALL: Henry County Media Day provides players, coaches speaking platform  Henry Herald

MCDONOUGH — The 2018 high school football season unofficially kicked off Wednesday afternoon with Media Day for Henry County Public Schools.

Natalie Morean  UGA Today

Natalie Morean is committed to helping people, and during her time at UGA she has been involved in several philanthropic organizations and served in a variety ...

2018 All-Henry County Track and Field Team | Sports  Henry Herald

The 2018 All-Henry County Track and Field team as selected by the sports department of the Henry Herald.

Henry County Schools 2019 Governor's Honor Program Participants | Multimedia  Henry Herald

A total of 14 high school students from eight Henry County high schools have been selected to participate in the Governor's Honors Program to be held Rome, ...

GALLERY: Henry County Schools announces 2019 STAR students and teachers  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — The Henry County school district has announced the STAR students and teachers for the 2018-19 school year.

FOOTBALL: Forest Park beats Luella in preseason scrimmage

Forest Park kicked their season off with a 22-14 victory over Luella in Friday night's scrimmage game.

Union Grove girls, Ola boys show well at Battle of Atlanta cross country meet  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — Local programs impressed at the Saucony Battle of Atlanta cross country event held at Nash Farms. Union Grove's girls team placed fourth as ...

BASKETBALL: All Region 4-AAAAA team released | Sports  Henry Herald

The long basketball season has come to an end Friday night with region championship games. Among the season accolades, the All-Region list voted on by ...

BASKETBALL: Luella girls, Mundy's Mill boys split night

Luella and Mundy's Mill split the night as the Lady Lions won 59-47 but the Mundy's Mill boys salvaged the night with an 80-72 victory over the Lions.

2018 Henry County High School Softball Preview | Sports  Henry Herald

Henry County has become a hotbed for softball talent over the last decade.

SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Locust Grove, Hampton, Union Grove setting pace for local programs  Henry Herald

The high school softball season is well into region play, and teams like Hampton, Locust Grove, Ola and Union Grove have already proven to be serious ...

SWIMMING: The Luella's swim program building well in its fifth year  Henry Herald

Swimming is a sport in Henry County that is rapidly growing and progressing as the number of talented athletes grows in the programs' fifth year of existence.

2017-18 All-Henry County Wrestling Team | Sports  Henry Herald

The sports department of the Henry Herald is pleased to announce its 2017-18 Henry County All-County Wrestling Team.

2018 All-Henry County Soccer Team | Sports  Henry Herald

The 2018 All-Henry County Soccer Team, as chosen by the sports department of the Henry Herald.

Luella Lady Lions emerging as serious contender under LaToya Brown  Henry Herald

To start their season, the Lady Lions are 6-0. They advanced to the Class AAAA Sweet 16 a season ago, and seem to be carrying that momentum into the ...

2018 Henry County High School Baseball Preview | Sports  Henry Herald

Team previews for each high school baseball team in Henry County.

Standout local athletes honored at Henry County Public Schools Athletic Awards  Henry Herald

The 2017-18 Henry County Public Schools Athletic Awards were handed out Monday night during a ceremony at Union Grove High.

Luella Lion on the hunt for a winning season

The Class AAAA Luella Lions plan to pounce on the Eastside Eagles in a grudge match in Covington on Aug. 19.

HENRY LEADERBOARD: ELCA's Hipp, Stockbridge's Ivery lead county in scoring  Henry Herald

Henry County is home to some of the state's top individual basketball players. Below is a list of the county's top performers at this point in the season.

2017 All-Henry County Football Team | Sports  Henry Herald

The top football players from Henry County programs, as selected by the sports department of the Henry Herald.

2017 All-Henry County Boys Soccer Team | Sports  Henry Herald

Luella High's Ethan Duncan and Locust Grove High's Aaron Whitten were named Co-Players of the Year. Locust Grove head coach Jason Wayne was named ...

Union Grove sweeps county cross country championships | Sports  Henry Herald

Domonic Macias was the boys champion, while Gabby Parsons was the girls champion.

Luella's Lowery hoping to repeat 2015 performance | Sports  Henry Herald

Lowery led Region 4-AAAAA in tackles and tackles for a loss during the 2015 season, but he said he isn't prepared to rest on the laurels of one breakout year.

Local players, coaches prepare for 2017 season at Henry County Football Media Day  Henry Herald

Henry County Public Schools held its 2017 High School Football Media Day Wednesday. Local programs were represented by head coaches and players, who ...

Henry County seniors celebrate the end of high school career, look to the future  Henry Herald

Thousands of Henry County seniors made the symbolic leap into the future Friday evening.

2018 All-Henry County Baseball Team | Sports  Henry Herald

The 2018 All-Henry County Baseball Team as chosen by the sports department of the Henry Herald.

Wrestlers from 13 Henry, Clayton schools qualify for state wrestling championships

Wrestlers from Henry and Clayton counties punched their tickets to next weekend's Georgia High School Association's Traditional Wrestling Championships by ...

CROSS COUNTRY: Ola boys, Union Grove girls impress at Into the Trail Invitational  Henry Herald

The Into the Trail Invitational held at Locust Grove High Saturday morning saw numerous programs post positive results early on in the season.

WRESTLING: Ola wins Area 4-AAAAA traditional championship; all 12 county schools to be represented at sectionals  Henry Herald

Wrestlers from all 12 Georgia High School Association schools in Henry County advanced to sectionals next week at various area traditional championship ...

FOOTBALL: Luella falls to 0-4 with loss to McIntosh | Sports  Henry Herald

LOCUST GROVE — The Luella Lions are still searching for their first win of the season with head coach Jason Jackson as McIntosh topped the Lions 40-14 ...

HENRY OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Latrell Murray, Luella High  Henry Herald

Murray rushed for 222 yards and four touchdowns in last week's win over Druid Hills.

Athletes honored at Henry County Athlete of the Year Awards ceremony  Henry Herald

The Henry County Athlete of the Year Awards Ceremony was held Monday at Union Grove High School. Local student-athletes were honored for on- and ...

WRESTLING ROUNDUP: Locust Grove wins Kyle Maynard Duals Championship  Henry Herald

The Locust Grove High wrestling team claimed the Kyle Maynard Duals Championship over the weekend, topping Commerce High School in the championship.

School bus involved in fatal crash in Henry County  WSB Atlanta

A Henry County Schools bus was involved in a fatal accident Tuesday afternoon.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Henry County completes perfect region run with championship win over Luella  Henry Herald

LOCUST GROVE — The Region 4-AAAA championship game featured a battle between two accomplished, well-coached girls squads who competed at the ...

Class of 2017 valedictorians, salutatorians announced | News  Henry Herald

Henry County high schools have released the names of their top Class of 2017 graduates.

TRACK: Dutchtown boys win team state title; Luella's Latrell Murray claims two individual state titles  Henry Herald

MCDONOUGH — Dutchtown High's boys track and field program rode strong performances in the running events on Saturday to claim the Class AAAAA state ...

TENNIS: Woodland's Jasmine Butler, Union Grove's Cayman Harris headline All-Region 4-AAAAA team  Henry Herald

The 2018 All-Region 4-AAAAA tennis team, as voted on by the head coaches of each team in the region, was announced Thursday.

2016-17 Henry County All-County Basketball Team | Sports  Henry Herald

The 2016-2017 basketball season was a memorable one for local high school programs. Inside is the All-County team as chosen by the staff of the Henry ...

BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Dutchtown, Locust Grove each unbeaten after first week of season  Henry Herald

Last week was busy for local baseball programs as many began their seasons. Dutchtown and Locust Grove each went 3-0 to begin their respective campaigns.

Justin Gittemeier named Henry County STAR Student | News  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — Union Grove High School senior Justin Gittemeier was named the 2017 Henry County STAR Student at the annual STAR Student and Teacher ...

Potential changes to Henry schools special education classes draw parents' ire  Henry Herald

Parents of special needs students in Henry County are angry and frustrated over an announcement Monday from Superintendent Mary Elizabeth Davis ...

Luella, Union Grove wrestlers headline 54 county-wide state qualifiers  Henry Herald

Luella had 11 wrestlers qualify for state. Union Grove and Ola each had nine qualifiers, while Locust Grove had eight.

2017-18 Luella Girls Basketball Season Preview | Sports  Henry Herald

Very few Henry County teams can match Luella's returning firepower heading into the 2017-18 season. Luella's four leading scorers from last season will be ...

TUESDAY VOLLEYBALL: Locust Grove, Ola among local squads to earn area sweeps  Henry Herald

Area volleyball picked back up Tuesday night around the county.

BASKETBALL MEDIA DAY: Henry County girls, Eagle's Landing boys headline storylines entering season  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — The Henry County High School Basketball Media Day was held Tuesday afternoon at the Henry County Board of Education building. Coaches ...

Kyle Hightower | Obituaries  Henry Herald

August 31, 1992. February 16, 2018. Kyle Scott Hightower, age 25, of Locust Grove, Georgia, passed away on February 16, 2018. Kyle was born in East Point, ...

Luella's Brittany Morris becomes first from Henry County public school to sign swimming scholarship  Henry Herald

LOCUST GROVE — Luella High's Brittany Morris made history last week when she signed her athletic scholarship to continue her swimming career at Point ...

Luella High's Latrell Murray battles injury to win state title in 300-meter hurdles  Henry Herald

Murray won the state title in Class AAAA in the 300-meter hurdles but it wasn't easy for the rising senior.

GBI nabs ex-Dutchtown cheerleading coach in missing funds case  Henry Herald

HAMPTON — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says it has arrested a former Dutchtown High School cheerleading coach for allegedly stealing more than ...

STATE WRESTLING: Ola, Locust Grove win first two matches at duals championships  Henry Herald

A handful of local wrestling programs competed at the Georgia High School Association's State Duals Wrestling Championships beginning Thursday.

UPDATE: Driver of passenger vehicle killed in crash with Henry County school bus identified  Henry Herald

The bus was carrying four students from Luella High School at the time of the crash. A 78-year-old Locust Grove woman driving a passenger vehicle was killed.

Stockbridge girls, Union Grove boys win county track and field championships  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — The Henry County Track and Field Championships were held last week. the Stockbridge Lady Tigers and the Union Grove Wolverines took ...

CROSS COUNTRY: Locust Grove's Madison Allie finishes first at Carrollton Orthopedic Invitational  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH— Both Locust Grove High School boys and girls cross country squads placed in the top five during the Carrollton Orthopedic Invitational held in ...

State-champion Daniel Reid takes long road to make history at Luella High  Henry Herald

Luella High's Daniel Reid became the first state champion in Luella High history by winning the 152-pound crown during the Class AAAA state championships ...

Locust Grove girls, Henry County boys impressing in holiday tournaments  Henry Herald

With the holidays in full swing, many local teams are knocking the rust off in holiday tournaments.

TRACK: Luella's Latrell Murray, Dutchtown head coach Calvin Gibson named to Atlanta Track Club's All-Metro Team  Henry Herald

The Atlanta Track Club announced the roster Wednesday morning. Murray was honored for winning the Class AAAA 110- and 300-meter hurdles. Gibson, on ...

Henry County soccer stars to play in All-Star Game  Henry Herald

MCDONOUGH — The rosters for the 2016 Southeast Metro All-Star Soccer Game were announced Monday night. The All-Star Game will match up seniors from ...

Henry County students create metro Atlanta solutions | Education

Hampton and McDonough residents are among the youth who may make an impact on the metro area through four ideas recently given to the Atlanta Regional ...

Union Grove headlines All-Area lacrosse team | Sports  Henry Herald

A total of five Union Grove athletes made the team while student-athletes from Dutchtown, Ola, Locust Grove, Luella and Woodland also earned recognition.

Luella Lady Lion helps soccer team advance

Although still a sophomore, a Luella Lady Lion is gaining traction as a player to watch on the soccer field.

Week Three High School Football Game Previews | Sports

Many local teams face tough road contests in week three of the high school football season.

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Dutchtown, Henry County among local teams with unbeaten region records  Henry Herald

A full week of region action last week saw Dutchtown, Woodland and Henry County get off to fast starts.

2016-17 Henry County Boys Basketball Preview | Sports  Henry Herald

Henry County has several state championship contenders this season, headlined by Henry County and Eagle's Landing.

REGION TRACK: Stockbridge girls, Union Grove boys claim Region 4-AAAAA championships  Henry Herald

MCDONOUGH — The Region 4-AAAAA championships were decided this week at Eagle's Landing High School. Stockbridge claimed the girls championship, ...

THURSDAY VOLLEYBALL: Ola, Locust Grove, Luella earn non-region sweeps  Henry Herald

Local volleyball teams competed Thursday night in non-region play.

TRACK ROUNDUP: Eagle's Landing girls, Union Grove boys win Eagle's Landing Chick-fil-A Invitational  Henry Herald

Eagle's Landing's girls earned 79 points at the event to finish in first place. Union Grove High placed first with 90 points on the boys side.

FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Eagle's Landing's Lewis, Luella's Myrick win players of the week  Henry Herald

Cameron Lewis threw for six touchdowns for Eagle's Landing this week to earn Offensive Player of the Week honors. Brisan Myrick led Luella with 12 tackles, ...

FOOTBALL: Luella falls in home opener to Lithonia  Henry Herald

The Luella High Lions fell to 0-3 on the season with Friday night's 21-13 loss to Lithonia High.

PREP ROUNDUP: ELCA's Hipp erupts for 42 points in win over Strong Rock  Henry Herald

Weronika Hipp exploded for 42 points in ELCA's 57-46 win over Strong Rock Christian School Friday night.

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