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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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Luella Middle, High receiving FastTrack grant funds | Features  Henry Herald

FastTrack funds will support technology and family/consumer science labs at Luella Middle School, and six additional labs at Luella High School.

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 ...

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Early weeks of the season set the tone for region slate  Henry Herald

The girl's basketball season is underway and region play is coming up. Let's check how the local programs have been through the opening weeks of the season.

Henry County family who lost home in Christmas fire receives donations from the community

In times of need, people often look toward their neighbors for support — in the case of Kristin Dean and her family — more than just neighbors supported her ...

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.

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.

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 ...

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Keely Brown embracing leadership role at Luella High  Henry Herald

Luella High returned to the courts early this season and some players are already standing out on the court but none has improved or shown better than Luella's ...

Henry County high schools name top grads | Education

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Luella High celebrates National Girls and Women in Sports Day  Henry Herald

Luella High School spent Wednesday celebrating women in sports during National Girls and Women in Sports Day.

BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Christmas tournaments in rear-view entering 2019  Henry Herald

The holiday tournaments are behind us as 2019 opens up but a number of teams are kicking off the year with their own momentum as region slates resume this ...

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.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: ELCA, Eagle's Landing and Henry County remain undefeated in respective regions  Henry Herald

Girls basketball heated up last week as a number of rivalries highlighted the week but there are just three teams left undefeated in region play in the county.

TRACK: Luella's Latrell Murray cements legacy with third state title  Henry Herald

Murray won the 110- and 300-meter hurdles on Saturday, claiming individual state titles in both events. It is Murray's third state title over the last two seasons, ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

FOOTBALL: Locust Grove's RJ McDaniel, Strong Rock's Demetrius Knight headline county stats leaderboard  Henry Herald

County leaders in passing, rushing, receiving, tackles, tackles for a loss, sacks and interceptions.

44 Henry and Clayton athletes named to All-Region 4-AAAA list  Henry Herald

Earlier this week the athletes of Region 4-AAAA were recognized on the All-Region list that was voted on by coaches.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Luella High neighborhoods hit by smash-and-grab thieves  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — Smash-and-grab thieves made their way through several neighborhoods in the area of Luella High School last weekend, though most of their ...

State-ranked Cartersville downs Luella 55-3 | Sports  Henry Herald

Luella lost 55-3 on the road to the Purple Hurricanes.

FOOTBALL: Luella keeps thin postseason hopes alive with victory over North Clayton

Luella's season isn't over yet as the Lions captured a critical region victory over the North Clayton Eagles with a score of 28-14.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Luella Lions poised to pounce in Locust Grove

At practice last week, a couple of Luella High School varsity football players trotted onto the field wearing T-shirts adorned on the front with the Lions' varsity ...

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.

BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Luella, Locust Grove remain unbeaten in region play  Henry Herald

Region play has begun for local baseball teams. Luella and Locust Grove remain undefeated, while Strong Rock, Union Grove and Ola remain near the top of ...

2018 Henry County High School Baseball Preview | Sports  Henry Herald

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

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 ...

SOCCER: Luella High's Madelyn Parris earns MaxPreps Player of the Week honors  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — Luella girls soccer player Madelyn Parris was named to's and the United Soccer Coaches High School State Player of the ...

SOFTBALL: Hampton set for championship game; Luella clinches three seed  Henry Herald

The Region 4-AAAA championship will take place Wednesday at Hampton High School. Hampton will play Eastside at 5 p.m. with the “if” game scheduled for 7 ...

Luella Lion is pride of Locust Grove softball field

According to the mission statement of Luella High School's softball program, the Locust Grove school wants to teach the fundamentals and skills of the game ...

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.

STATE WRESTLING: 4 Henry County wrestlers win traditional state titles  Henry Herald

MACON — The Georgia High School Association's state traditional wrestling championships were a success for local programs. A total of four local grapplers ...

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.


Hollingshed scored 33 points in last week's win over Eastside. She is averaging well over 20 points per game for the 10-1 Lady Lions.

Luella ready to rumble in Locust Grove

Luella head football coach Nick Vasilchek said he believes everything he has seen concerning the readiness and determination of his team to improve on last ...

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

ELCA's Cat Buckely and Locust Grove High's Madison Veliz were named Co-Players of the Year. Eagle's Landing High's Elliott Montgomery was named Coach ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Union Grove, Ola swimmers headline All-Henry County Team  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — The All-Henry County Swim team was released Saturday, comprising the top 20 point scorers from the Henry County swim championships.

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 ...

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, ...

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.

2017 All-Henry County Softball Team | Sports  Henry Herald

MCDONOUGH — The top high school softball players from Henry County are listed below, as selected by the Henry Herald sports department. Player of the ...

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.

BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Ola pushes winning streak to eight; Union Grove's Allen Franklin earns 200th win  Henry Herald

It was eventful last week on the local baseball scene, as Ola pushed its winning streak to eight and Union Grove head coach Allen Franklin won his 200th career ...

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

Area volleyball picked back up Tuesday night around the county.

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.

2016 All-Henry County Football Team | Sports  Henry Herald

Eagle's Landing Christian Academy, Stockbridge and Woodland high schools led the way on the 2016 All-Henry County Football Team this season.

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 ...

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.

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.

BOLO: Henry County seeks runaway Locust Grove girl

Henry County police are looking for a missing child.

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

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

2017 All-Henry County Volleyball Team | Sports  Henry Herald

The top high school volleyball players from Henry County, as selected by the Henry Herald sports department.

STATE WRESTLING: Ola advances to Class AAAAA state title match with win over Cass

MACON — The Ola Mustangs advanced to the Class AAAAA Duals State Championship match with a 34-25 win over Cass High School Friday night.

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.

SIGNING DAY: 9 local schools see student-athletes sign to continue careers  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — National Signing Day was celebrated in Henry County on Wednesday. Nine teams saw players sign to continue their athletic careers.

Luella falls to Eastside in season opener | Sports  Henry Herald

The Eagles bested Luella 50-6 in a Region 4-AAAA matchup and season opener at Homer Sharp Stadium on Saturday.

2017 High School Football Schedule: A Closer Look at 10 Can't-Miss Games  Henry Herald

As the 2017 high school football season approaches, the sports department at the Henry Herald took a closer look at some of the more intriguing matchups ...

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, ...

National Signing Day in Henry County | PHOTOS | Sports  Henry Herald

Schools around Henry County celebrated National Signing Day Wednesday morning.

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.

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 ...

SOCCER: Luella earns seven spots on All-Region 4-AAAA team  Henry Herald

A total of seven soccer players from Luella High were named to the All-Region 4-AAAA team as selected by the head coaches of each team in the region.

Class of 2017 valedictorians, salutatorians announced | News  Henry Herald

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

School bus involved in fatal crash in Henry County  WSB Atlanta

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

2017 All-Henry County Baseball Team | Sports  Henry Herald

The Henry Herald is pleased to announce its All-County Baseball Team for the 2017 season.

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 ...

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 ...

2017 Henry County High School Volleyball Preview | Sports  Henry Herald

Volleyball in Henry County has grown tremendously over the past few years. With the 2017 season rapidly approaching, several squads have their sights set on ...

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Luella, Henry County enter region play unbeaten  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — Holiday tournaments have come and gone, and local girls basketball programs are preparing for region play this week. Among the local teams ...

TUESDAY BASKETBALL: Henry County sweeps Eastside with hard-fought region wins  Henry Herald

Henry County was pushed to the brink in both boys and girls games against Eastside High Tuesday night, but late game rallies kept both program undefeated in ...

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

The Luella Lions only won three games last year but close losses at the end of the season allowed head coach Desmond Jackson to gain some momentum ...

Henry County Schools budget inches up to $384M

The Henry County Schools fiscal 2019 budget, effective July 1, varies in several ways from its predecessor.

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Dutchtown pushes winning streak to 11  Henry Herald

The final week of 2017 is here and nearly every local girls basketball team is competing in some sort of holiday tournament.

Latrell Murray runs wild in Jason Jackson's first win as Luella head coach  Henry Herald

ATLANTA — It took him longer than he would have liked, but Jason Jackson picked up his first win as the head coach at Luella High Friday night in dominating ...

BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Luella girls, Hampton boys off to fast starts  Henry Herald

Luella's girls and Hampton's boys are off to 4-1 starts this season.

Region Basketball: Eagle's Landing, Henry County girls, boys enter region tournaments as top seeds  Henry Herald

The Region 4-AAAAA and Region 4-AAAA basketball tournaments will be held next week.

14 high school seniors earn Good Citizen Award | Features  Henry Herald

Students were chosen by their teachers and guidance counselors who exhibit qualities the DAR considers noteworthy.

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