Appalachian overwhelms Jefferson Christian



The home team didn’t have a chance. Visiting Appalachian sprinted out to a 28-0 lead after one quarter and never looked back in a 54-7 thrashing of Jefferson Christian last Friday night. Appalachian got a 4-yard run by Jake Cornelius, an 8- yard run by Cameron Cox, a 5-yard run from Esgar Covarrubias, and an 18-yard pass from Cox to […]

Wildcats pull away from Warriors



The Hayden Wildcats outscored the West Point Warriors 19-6 over the final two quarters to pick up a huge 5A Region 6 win on the road last Friday night. Hayden got on the board in the first quarter on a 7- yard run by Isaac Veitch. West Point tied the score early in the second quarter but Hayden got a […]

Cleveland rolls over Sumiton Christian



The Cleveland Panthers rolled up almost 550 yards of offense in a 54-24 blasting of visiting Sumiton Christian last Friday night. Cleveland got a 19-yard touchdown run by Trevor Yates to take a 7-0 lead midway through the first quarter. Sumiton Christian responded with a screen pass that went for 90 yards and a score to tie the game but […]

Bulldogs hold off Wildcats



The Susan Moore Bulldogs led 10-6 after the first half and then held off pesky White Plains down the stretch for a 16-12 victory at home last Friday night. White Plains took an early 6-0 lead on a 12-play, 70- yard drive to start the game that ended with a 9-yard run by C.J. Burns. The extra point was wide. […]

Hokes Bluff handles Pennington



The Hokes Bluff Eagles celebrated homecoming in a big way with a 35-0 win over visiting J.B. Pennington last Friday night. Hokes Bluff put up 14 points in the first quarter and 21 in the second quarter to lead 35-0 at halftime. Neither team was able to do much offensively in the second half. Pennington was held to just 122 […]

Oneonta jumps on Jacksonville



The visiting Oneonta Redskins led 21-0 after one quarter and 42-19 at the half and cruised to a 55-41 win over Jacksonville last Friday night. The Redskin defense forced a pair of three-andouts and a turnover on Jacksonville’s first three possessions of the game. The Redskin offense scored the first three times it touched the ball with a 29-yard run […]

Locust Fork falls at Cleburne County



A banged-up Locust Fork team hung tough for awhile but eventually home-standing Cleburne County pulled away for a 44-14 victory last Friday night in Heflin. Cleburne County scored on the opening possession of the game but the Hornet defense tightened up and the Tiger lead was just 7-0 after the first quarter. However, the Hornet offense couldn’t get anything going […]

SPORTSBRIEFS



ONEONTA YOUTH BASKETBALL REGISTRATION has begun. Players may register at the Oneonta Rec Center, Monday – Thursday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. For more information, phone 625-3534. BLOUNT COUNTY REC LEAGUE BASKETBALL COACHES will meet Sunday, Oct. 24, at the Oneonta Rec Center. It is imperative that all Blount County and Oneonta coaches attend this meeting. For more information, […]

Zumba fitness? What is that?



“I fell in love with Zumba fitness before I even took my first class,” says Stacy Laminack, a full-time cardiac nurse at Birmingham Heart Clinic specializing in cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators. So excited is Stacy about Zumba fitness that she submitted to the newspaper two generic articles that went unpublished before making personal contact at The Blount Countian and describing […]

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