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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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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.



HENRY FAN'S CHOICE FOOTBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Candidate Profiles  Henry Herald

Each week during the high school football season the Henry Herald will honor a Fans Choice Player of the Week based on fan voting during the week.



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 HS senior is Henry County STAR student  MDJOnline.com

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



FAN'S CHOICE FALL ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Candidate Profiles  Henry Herald

Every week, the Henry Herald will release four candidates for its Fan's Choice Spring Athlete of the Week Poll. Voting ends at noon on Thursday.



2018 Henry County High School Softball Preview | Sports  Henry Herald

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



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.



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

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.



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 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  Henry Herald

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



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.



Henry County high schools name top grads | Education  MDJOnline.com

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



Henry County schools increase graduation rate again | Education  MDJOnline.com

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.



2018 Henry County High School Baseball Preview | Sports  Henry Herald

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



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.



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

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



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 Week 4 Defensive Honor Roll | Sports  Henry Herald

The top individual defensive performances from last week in Henry County.



Luella Lady Lion helps soccer team advance  MDJOnline.com

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



Henry County Week 7 Offensive Honor Roll | Sports  Henry Herald

The top individual offensive performances from Week 7 in Henry County.



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.



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, ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



SWIMMING: Ola claims county championship, Union Grove finishes as runner-up  Henry Herald

The Henry County swimming championships were held Saturday, and Ola High School claimed the team championship with 638.5 points.



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 ...



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.



Luella girls rout Woodward Academy in regular season finale  Henry Herald

Luella finished the season with an overall record of 19-4 and 10-2 record in Region 4-AAAA play. The Lady Lions will be the No. 2 seed in next week's Region.



HENRY FAN'S CHOICE GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Kamya Hollingshed, Luella High  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.



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 ...



PREP ROUNDUP: Keely Brown explodes for 33 points as Luella girls rout Salem  Henry Herald

Keely Brown exploded for 33 points to guide fourth-ranked Luella to an 80-29 victory over Salem Tuesday night.



SPRING FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Marquee clash between Stockbridge, ELCA headlines spring game matchups  Henry Herald

Over the last three seasons, Stockbridge and ELCA are a combined 76-6, including 19-3 in the state playoffs.



SPRING FOOTBALL: Luella focusing on basics entering Jason Jackson's second year  Henry Herald

LOCUST GROVE — Luella is entering year two under head coach Jason Jackson, who is using the spring practice session to set the tone for the rest of the ...



Luella rallies to beat McIntosh in 44-37 overtime thriller  Henry Herald

D.J. Conway scored five touchdowns in Luella's 44-37 overtime victory over the McIntosh Chiefs.



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.



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 ...



Luella Lion is pride of Locust Grove softball field  MDJOnline.com

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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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

Victims in four neighborhoods within 10 miles of the high school woke up Sunday morning to find that someone had broken into their cars, though most reported ...



Wrestlers from 13 Henry, Clayton schools qualify for state wrestling championships  News-Daily.com

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.



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.



HENRY FAN'S CHOICE FOOTBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Orri Roberts, Henry County High  Henry Herald

Henry County High wide receiver Orri Roberts has won this week's Fan's Choice Football Player of the Week award with 1398 votes with a narrow 105 vote ...



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 ...



Luella Lions poised to pounce in Locust Grove  MDJOnline.com

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 ...



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.



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, ...



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, ...



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.



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.



Henry County's Brooke Moore named Region 4-AAAA Player of the Year; Luella girls earn 3 First Team selections  Henry Herald

The All-Region 4-AAAA basketball team was announced over the weekend, as chosen by the head coaches of the teams within the region. Players from North ...



STATE WRESTLING: Ola advances to Class AAAAA state title match with win over Cass  News-Daily.com

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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: 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.



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

Area volleyball picked back up Tuesday night around the county.



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.



Luella ready to rumble in Locust Grove  MDJOnline.com

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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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

Local talents will square off against players from Rockdale and Newton counties.



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 ...



School bus involved in fatal crash in Henry County | WSB-TV  WSB Atlanta

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



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

ATLANTA — Luella High's Latrell Murray and Dutchtown High head coach Calvin Gibson were named to the 2018 Powerade All-Metro Track & Field Team.



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.



Luella softball looking to return to playoffs under head coach Mike Sneed  Henry Herald

Head coach Mike Sneed will welcome back the majority of last year's state playoff team in 2017, and he's hoping to see the program take the next step.



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.



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.



Teen arrested by sheriff's deputies in connection with bomb threats at five schools  Henry Herald

Henry County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a 16-year-old female Monday for allegely making bomb threats to five schools earlier in the week.



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.



Union Grove, Luella dominate All-County wrestling team  Henry Herald

MCDONOUGH — Henry County has become home to elite wrestlers and teams over the last few years. The Henry Herald is pleased to announce its All-County ...



BOLO: Henry County seeks runaway Locust Grove girl  MDJOnline.com

Henry County police are looking for a missing child.



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 ...



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.



WRESTLING: Luella enters new year with momentum after two tournament victories  Henry Herald

LOCUST GROVE — The Luella wrestling team was busy over the holidays but was rewarded for its effort with several fine showings at various tournaments.



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.



SOFTBALL: Eagle's Landing High tops Luella for first win of Brittany Lewis' career  Henry Herald

The game got off to a rocky start for the Lady Golden Eagles as Luella took a 3-2 lead after one inning. However, from the second inning on, Eagle's Landing.



Henry County students create metro Atlanta solutions | Education  MDJOnline.com

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 ...



2017-18 Henry County High School Wrestling 'Super Six' | Sports  Henry Herald

The following wrestlers enter the 2017-18 season as Henry County's top talents.



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.



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

Allie helped lead her team to a third-place overall finish.



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