‘A pedestrian-friendly village’



Americans love to travel to small villages which taste of childhood memory places of happier trips to visit small farmland. Picking tangy apples before they are washed. Pumpkins to carve into ridiculous facial expressions of Uncle Harold! Uugh! Childhood. College days of football games. Hayrides. Stealing a kiss at Johnny’s 16th birthday bash. We played spin-the-bottle. I slapped the boy’s […]

‘Stations taking advantage of Oneonta citizens’



As a resident of Oneonta I would like the local gas stations to be aware that other communities have lower prices such as Walnut Grove – $2.99 on Oct. 11. Why are the stations here keeping gas prices higher than the state average, which is $3.26? The price for Oneonta this morning (Oct. 13) is $3.33. This has been the […]

Region contenders will battle this week

WEEK EIGHT PREVIEW

A pair of huge games highlight the week eight schedule. Susan Moore hosts Sardis and the Bulldogs have a chance to wrap up the 3A Region 6 title with a win. Oneonta travels to Alexandria and the Redskins can move one step closer to a home playoff game with a win. In other games, Appalachian can’t afford to look ahead, […]

Appalachian wallops Jefferson Christian



A long season for Jefferson Christian got even longer last Friday night. Appalachian turned the home team inside-out in a 58-0 thrashing that was shortened in the second half by using six minute quarters over the final two periods. Appalachian sprinted out to a 37-0 lead after one quarter. The Eagles got a four-yard run from Coty Tawbush, a 13-yard […]

Winston County spoils Cleveland homecoming



A late interception return sealed the deal as the Winston County Yellow Jackets survived an upset bid by the Cleveland Panthers to win 35-20 at Cleveland last Friday night. The teams battled on even terms for most of the night. Cleveland got on the board early after Wayne Woodard set up the Panthers with a 71-yard run on the opening […]

COUNTY LEADERS



OFFENSE Rushing Attempts Yards Average TD Long Devyn Murphree, JBPHS 131 914 6.9 13 54 William Phillips, OHS 69 696 10.0 10 74 Colton Armstrong, LFHS 76 695 9.1 6 92 Colby Harvey, AHS 55 425 7.7 7 31 Coty Tawbush, AHS 40 398 9.9 6 56 Wayne Woodard, CHS 53 309 5.8 1 71 Cody Hodge, JBPHS 44 306 […]

Sportsbriefs



COVERED BRIDGE FESTIVAL GOLF CLASSIC will be Thursday, Oct. 23 at Heritage. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and the tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The tournament will feature a four-man, best-ball format and entry fee is $55 per golfer. Hole-in-one prizes, courtesy of Derrick Young of Town & Country Ford, […]

Eagles outlast Tigers



The Vinemont Eagles got a long touchdown drive followed by a game-saving interception in the closing minutes to pull off a 44-40 comeback victory over the J.B. Pennington Tigers last Friday night. The Tigers had rallied twice from big deficits and took a 40-37 lead late in the game on a 50- yard run by Devyn Murphree. Murphree then came […]

Blue Devils use late rally to stun Wildcats



The Mortimer Jordan Blue Devils scored the last 14 points of the game to rally for a 27-23 victory over the visiting Hayden Wildcats last Friday night. Hayden took an early lead when Josh McCoy blocked a punt and returned it 25 yards for the touchdown. Mortimer Jordan answered with a 14-yard touchdown run from Dantrell Purifoy and the extra […]

Redskins bring down Eagles



To put it in boxing terms – Hokes Bluff landed an early jab but Oneonta spent the rest of the night pounding the Eagles with haymakers. In the end, the Redskins had pounded out a 38-14 knockout of the visitors from Etowah County. Oneonta appeared to get on the board early, but a penalty took Casey O’Toole’s 43-yard scoring run […]


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