Jamborees set for this week


The high school football regular season kicks off next week but all seven schools in the county will participate in a fall jamboree this week. This week’s jamboree schedule: Thursday, Aug. 20 Cleveland at Susan Moore 6:30 p.m. Oneonta at Guntersville 7 p.m. J.B. Pennington at Holly Pond 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21 Hayden at Lawrence County 7 p.m. Appalachian […]

Appalachian youth football players go through camp

Former college players from Alabama, Auburn, and Ole Miss conducted a youth football camp at Appalachian’s Eagle Stadium earlier this month. Campers received instruction in football basics but also learned about teamwork. Members of the Appalachian varsity football team also helped with the camp. Pictured are: bottom row (left to right) Travis Lowery, Chris Stanley, Trent Rice, Jeremy Putman, Dylan […]

Susan Moore to host junior high jamboree

Seven schools will participate in a junior high football jamboree at Susan Moore High School this Saturday. Five games will be played among the seven schools with Hayden, West End, J.B. Pennington, Cleveland, Sardis, and Oneonta joining the host team. The first game begins at 10 a.m. with Susan Moore meeting West End followed by Hayden and West End at […]


DANNY B. HICKS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP GOLF TOURNAMENT will be Thursday, Aug. 20 at Heritage Golf Course in Oneonta. The four-man scramble tournament will feature 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. flights. The entry fee of $340 per team includes lunch and eight mulligans. Cash prizes will be awarded – $600 for first place, $400 for second place, and $300 for third […]


SNEAD STATE CHEERLEADING STUNT CLINIC will be Saturday, Aug. 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Plunkett Wallace Gymnasium. Cost of the clinic is $20 per person and is open to all junior high, high school, and all star squads. Cheerleaders should wear normal practice attire. All squads are encouraged to pre-register but registration will be accepted on the […]


SOFTBALL LEAGUES are now forming in Altoona. Men’s league will play Mondays and Thursdays and co-ed teams will play on Tuesdays. Games will start in September. For more information, contact Matt Helms at 274- 2841.

North Blount all-stars win district

The North Blount 9- and 10-year-old all-stars won the Dizzy Dean district tournament at Sardis, finished second in the regional tournament at Locust Fork, and won the first game against Cullman in the state tournament at Albertville before losing the next two games to end the season. The players on the team came from Snead and Nectar. Pictured are: (bottom […]

Susan Moore fifth-grader snares big fish

Daniel Shelton, a fifth-grader at Susan Moore Elementary, proudly displays the 25-pound catfish he hauled out of Guntersville Lake last week. Daniel is the son of Kevin and Michelle Shelton and he has a brother, Andrew.


BREAKFAST WITH THE COACH, sponsored by Knights of Columbus and Corpus Christi Church, will feature University of West Alabama head coach Bobby Johns and his wife Karen on Saturday, Sept. 12, at 8 a.m. at Twin Oaks. Bobby Johns was an All SEC and All American defensive back for Bear Bryant before embarking on a coaching career that has included […]

Kids win summer prizes