Its ninth year of operation almost in the books, the standard for athletic excellence at Warhill High, especially for girls, continues to climb.
Two years ago, there were no team state championship banners hanging in the Lions' gym. Soon, there will be three, thanks to the softball team's 3A title earned last Saturday in Lynchburg that followed back-to-back volleyball championships in 2014 and 2015.
Softball provided the final punctuation on a 2015-16 campaign that produced more than a dozen district, conference, region or state titles for Warhill teams including the volleyball and softball state championships.
The common thread in the starting lineup of those state...