Region play wraps up this week

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL • WEEK NINE PREVIEW

The playoffs are hard to get a handle on sometimes. This year would be one of those times. This much is certain – three Blount County teams feel pretty good about extending the season into November. Another one, controls its own destiny. The easy part first. If Cleveland wins on the road at Addison this week, the Panthers are in […]

COUNTY LEADERS



OFFENSE Rushing Attempts Yards Avg. TD Long Wesley Stephens, JBPHS 128 941 7.4 7 67 Taylor Hughes, LFHS 156 774 5.0 5 67 Dusty Cornelius, CHS 114 661 5.8 6 34 Dylan Schuman, AHS 67 643 9.5 9 45 Vernarr Hughes, OHS 88 541 6.2 7 59 Justin Hawkins, SMHS 82 502 6.1 4 19 Brandon Evatt, OHS 79 499 […]

Appalachian pounds Parkway



The Appalachian Eagles finished off the final cupcake on the schedule last Friday night by flattening Parkway Christian 54-6 in Center Point. The Eagles amassed 333 total yards of offense while limiting the Wildcats to just 161 yards – most of which came in the second half after the game was no longer in doubt. The Eagles were led by […]

Panthers whip Devils



The Cleveland Panthers secured at least a shot at a playoff spot with a 35- 7 thrashing of the visiting Falkville Blue Devils last Friday night. Cleveland piled up 300 yards of offense and was never seriously threatened by a Blue Devil offense that has had problems putting points on the board this year. Dusty Cornelius led the Panther ground […]

Erwin gets past Hayden



A pair of first-half touchdown passes proved to be enough as the Erwin Eagles turned away the visiting Hayden Wildcats last Friday night. The Wildcat defense turned in a gutty effort, shutting out the Eagles in the second half and forcing four turnovers on the evening. However, the Wildcat offense had lots of trouble moving the ball against one of […]

Warriors wallop Hornets



The Locust Fork Hornets faced their toughest test of the season last Friday night and lost 45-12 to visiting Cherokee County, the best team in 4A Region 6 and the No. 2 team in the state. The Hornets were tough early and trailed just 7-6 going to the second quarter. However, Cherokee County’s Gabe Chambers, an Arkansas State commitment, and […]

Aggies take down Tigers



The J.B. Pennington Tigers hung close for a half but in the end the top team in 3A Region 7 was too strong as the Hamilton Aggies pulled away for a 38-16 win at Hamilton last Friday night. Pennington was able to move the ball against the Aggie defense, especially on the ground, but the potent Hamilton offense proved to […]

Bulldogs take down Lions



Flavio Guerrero barreled over from a yard out on the final play of the game and the Susan Moore Bulldogs escaped with a huge 27-21 victory at Sardis last Friday night. On a night where the Bulldogs needed to win to have a chance to host a playoff game, the Bulldogs relied on defense and the running game to hand […]

Cub comeback sinks Skins



Oneonta built a 17-0 lead after one quarter but the Alexandria Valley Cubs rallied for a 31-30 victory to spoil the Redskin homecoming. Oneonta held a 30-28 lead late in the game but the Valley Cubs got a 43-yard field goal with just 12 seconds left to play to pull out the victory. The Redskins looked to be the better […]

SPORTSBRIEFS



ONEONTA GIRLS YOUTH BASKETBALL registration (grades 2 – 8) will end tomorrow (Thursday, Oct. 22). Players can register from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Oneonta Rec Center. For more information, call 625- 3534. SUSAN MOORE YOUTH BASKETBALL REGISTRATION has begun for players in grades 2 through 8. Registration fee of $60 includes uniforms, insurance, and end-of-season awards. All […]


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