HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL • WEEK THREE PREVIEW Too early to panic?



Just two weeks into the season and already a couple of local teams are feeling the heat. Locust Fork, J.B. Pennington, and Susan Moore are 0- 2 on the season and the Bulldogs are already 0-2 in the region. Elsewhere, Cleveland suffered a humbling 42-41 double-overtime loss at Westminster Christian last Friday night to fall to 1-1 on the year […]

Hilburn has winning summer



Angel Hilburn, a senior at Susan Moore High School, had a successful summer while playing softball for the North Alabama Thunder. The team, which is comprised mainly of girls from Geraldine, Pisgah, Fairview, and Russellville, traveled to Columbus, Ind., for the 16U-USSSA World Series. Despite dropping their first game in pool play 4-1 to the Marion (Ohio) Diamonds, the Thunder […]

Redskins edge Valley Cubs



The Oneonta Redskins stuffed a two-point conversion attempt by visiting Alexandria and held on defeat the Valley Cubs 28-27 Friday night. The Oneonta defense was pushed around at times – surrendering 285 yards on the ground – but came up with the big plays when needed in the final quarter. The hosts got off to a good start. Schyler Walker […]

Eagles silence Thunder



The visiting Jacksonville Christian Thunder gave the Appalachian Eagles all they could handle for one quarter last Friday night. Unfortunately, the Eagles controlled the next three quarters in a convincing 45- 14 region-opening victory. The Thunder got a 3-yard touchdown run late in the opening quarter to tie the Eagles 7-7. Appalachian respond- ed with a 31- point second quarter […]

Yellow Jackets roll over Tigers



The visiting Glencoe Yellow Jackets jumped out to a 21-0 lead after one quarter and never looked back in a 34-6 win over J.B. Pennington last Friday night. Austin Brown rushed for 101 yards and three touchdowns on 13 carries to lead the visitors. Brown’s scoring runs covered 1, 21, and 17 yards. Ray Ray Kimbril carried the ball two […]

Panthers fall in double overtime



The Cleveland Panthers were stuffed on a two-point conversion in the second overtime as Westminster Christian stunned the visitors 42-41 last Friday night. Cleveland seemed to have the game in hand at the half with a 20-7 lead after touchdown runs of 1 and 14 yards by Wayne Woodard and a 4-yard run by Chas Cornelius. However, Westminster regained the […]

Piedmont comeback stuns Susan Moore



Piedmont quarterback Chris Strott found Noah Willis with a 9-yard touchdown pass on the final play of the game to give the visitors a 26-23, come-frombehind victory over the Susan Moore Bulldogs Friday night. Piedmont actually controlled the game for the first three quarters, carrying a 20-3 lead to the final period before the home team rallied. Susan Moore jumped […]

Cullman defense too much for Hayden



This time, the Hayden Wildcats let the Cullman Bearcats know they were in a game but in the end the outcome was the same as the No. 8 team in Class 5A put away the home team 21-0. The Wildcats made it tough on the visitors with a defense that bent but didn’t break. Cullman got off to a good […]

Locust Fork can’t hold off Golden Eagles



The Locust Fork Hornets led 26-13 late in the third quarter but it wasn’t enough as the Jacksonville Golden Eagles staged a furious rally to win 36-26 in the region opener for both teams last Friday night. Jacksonville junior running back Cordero Little led the comeback with scoring runs of 68, 5, and 28 yards as part of a 23-carry, […]

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