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Murray Signs National Letter of Intent

Murray Signs National Letter of Intent

Washington County High School senior Tierra Murray signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball for Southern Union State Community College in Wadley, Alabama. Murray, who also played softball for the Lady Hawks, excels in academics and will be among the honor graduates of the Class of 2013.

Head Coach Sug Parker commented, “Tierra has been an integral part of the Lady Hawk basketball program for 4 years. Her leadership skills will continue to open doors for her as she exemplifies the traits of God-given talents. Thank you Tierra for being a great student and athlete.”

“Hard work beats talent when talent refuses to work hard,” said Assistant Coach Cassandra Curry. “Tierra’s hard work combined with her talent has paid off and I congratulate her!” she concluded.

How to Write for 13WMAZ's Where You Live

How to Write for 13WMAZ's Where You Live

Where You Live is WMAZ's hyperlocal feature. This means that we are helping bring you more community-specific news more often.

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House of Pain Makes Way for Expansion

House of Pain Makes Way for Expansion

Washington County's House of Pain prepares for the stadium expansion this week with the demolition of the bleachers.


Prep Hoops Scores For February 21

Prep Hoops Scores For February 21

Here are prep playoff scores reported to 13WMAZ for Thursday, February 21.

GISA AAA Boys State:

Westminster 49  Stratford 45

John Milledge 44  Westfield 41

Tattnall 50  Bethesday 42

Bulloch 55  Mt. de Sales 47

Calvary Christian 56 Heritage 53

GISA AA Boys State:

Covenant 59  Valwood 54

Terrell 59  CFCA 52 (OT)

Frederica 67  Furtah 39

First Pres. Christian 66  Flint River 35

Memorial Day 54  Arlington 32

Gatewood 58  Sherwood 49

Monsignor Donovan 48  Southwest Georgia 44

Griffin Christian 63  Brentwood 57 (2OT)


Hawks Top Central-Macon in AAA hoops

Hawks Top Central-Macon in AAA hoops

Congratulations to both the girls and boys basketball teams for their impressive victories in their 1st round state playoff matchups this week. The girls team with a record of 26-1 defeated Carver, Columbus by the score of 67 to 26 and the 21-5 boys won a hard fought battle against Central, Macon 55-44.  Both squads continue their momentum with 2nd round games this weekend.  The Lady Hawks will host Tattnall County tomorrow, Friday February 22, at 6 pm.  The boys will host Beach, Savannah Saturday February 23 at 6 pm.  Ticket prices are set by the GHSA and are $7.00 for a single game.

Lady Hawks Crush Carver-Columbus

Lady Hawks Crush Carver-Columbus

The WCHS Lady Hawks defeated Carver, Columbus, 67-26 last night and advanced to the 2nd round of the state playoffs.  SWEET SIXTEEN!  Leading scorers were Shon Kitchens 23 points, Nia Johnson 17 points, and Tierra Murray 13 points.  Jasmine Knight had 12 assists.  They play again Friday 22nd at 6:00 at WCHS against either Callaway or Tattnall Co.  The Lady Hawks are currently 26-1 this season. Congratulation Hawks and on to the Sweet 16 Friday, Feb.