HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL • WEEK TWO PREVIEW

Region play for all teams

While a couple of schools got the season started with region games – good for Cleveland; not so good for Susan Moore – week two means the start of region play for most schools. This week, Appalachian (Jacksonville Christian) and Cleveland (Westminster Christian) get region opponents that may be better than you would think; Hayden (Cullman), J.B. Pennington (Glencoe), and […]

Redskins hold off Panthers



The Oneonta Redskins jumped out to a 14-0 lead and then held off the visiting Southside Panthers last Friday night for a 28-21 season-opening win. The Oneonta offense got a pair of big plays early from sophomore wide receiver Alvin Scott – touchdown receptions of 24 and 41 yards from junior quarterback Schyler Walker – to build a 14-0 lead […]

Panthers claw Wildcats



The visiting Cleveland Panthers jumped out to a 21-0 halftime lead and never looked back in a 41-6 throttling of Oakman in an important 2A Region 7 game to open the season last Friday. Cleveland got a 3-yard touchdown run from quarterback Chas Cornelius in the first quarter and a pair of second-quarter scores – Cornelius passes of 19 yards […]

Wildcats pound Yellow Jackets



Corner scored the first points last Thursday night but Hayden scored the next 37 as the Wildcats coasted to a 37-14 victory at Corner. After Corner got a 5-yard touchdown pass from Blake Byrd to Jacob Collier to lead 7-0 after the first quarter, Hayden reeled off 25 points in the second quarter and 12 more in the third to […]

Bearcats surprise Bulldogs



The Weaver Bearcats forced five Susan Moore turnovers and returned a kickoff for a touchdown in a surprising 24-21 victory over the visiting Bulldogs last Friday night. Susan Moore jumped out quickly to a 14-0 lead after one quarter. Bulldog quarterback Justin Hawkins fired touchdown passes of 6 yards to Phillip McEvoy and 29 yards to Preston Kent in the […]

Eagles slip by Tigers



The Appalachian Eagles got a 22-yard touchdown run from quarterback Cameron Cox with less than a minute to play to complete a dramatic comeback to knock off the J.B. Pennington Tigers 27-21 last Thursday night. Cox started the scoring for the Eagles with a 1-yard run late in the first quarter to give the Eagles a 7-0 lead. Pennington responded […]

Lions too much for Hornets



Crossville freshman quarterback Will Scott threw three touchdown passes and the Crossville defense did the rest in a 24-10 victory at Locust Fork last Friday night. Scott hit John Williamson with a 45-yard toss in the first quarter to give the Lions a 6-0 lead. Locust Fork got a drive going late in the quarter but it bogged down. Brazilian […]

Bulldogs take Redskins 3-1



The Susan Moore Lady Bulldogs rallied for a 3-1 victory over Oneonta last week as the high school volleyball season kicked off for area teams. Oneonta took the first set 25-22 but Susan Moore rallied to sweep the next three sets 25-23, 25-13, and 26-24 to win the match. Kaylie Bullard led the Lady Dogs with 15 kills followed by […]

2010-09-01 E-Edition