Blountsville Senior Tigers win county championship



SPORTSBRIEFS



GIRLS SOFTBALL UMPIRES are needed in Blount County for the upcoming season. Those interested should contact Mikey Yarbrough at 205-238-4814. BLOUNT COUNTY SOFTBALL registration has begun at parks throughout Blount County. Parks participating this year include Royal, Snead, Oneonta, Cleveland, Appalachian, Blountsville, Southeastern, and Locust Fork. For more information, contact a park representative. The league is open to players ages […]

Cleveland JV wins Covered Bridge Classic



The Cleveland junior varsity baseball team won the season-opening Covered Bridge Classic that was hosted by Cleveland and Blountsville town parks. The Panthers defeated Sumiton Christian in the tournament championship game. Members of the team are Brody McAlpine, Joel Chacon, Chance Hollimon, Austin Roddam, Austin Smith, Lance Stephens, Kyle Blackwood, Dakota Johnson, John Michael Lauderdale, Kane Lochamy, Tristan Rittenhouse, Kasey […]

Oneonta KinderGarten Registration



ONEONTA KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION continues through Friday, March 18, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day, according to Leslie Self, principal of Oneonta Elementary Sch- ool. Each student registering must be five years old on or before Sept. 1, 2011, and must bring a valid birth certificate, Social Security card, and a State of Alabama certificate of immunization. Students who […]

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL

Redskins sweep to county title

The Oneonta Redskins emerged as the champion from last week’s Blount County Baseball Tournament. Oneonta dodged wet weather during the week to knock out Cleveland in the first round at Appalachian and then Locust Fork in the semifinals and Hayden in the finals at Susan Moore. First RoundHayden 9, J.B. Pennington 1Locust Fork 7, Appalachian 6Oneonta 14, Cleveland 0 (5 […]

Commission opposes County Line landfill



The Blount County Commission Monday approved without discussion a motion by District 4 Commissioner Waymon Pitts to write a letter to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) opposing a 219-acre landfill proposed to lie within an area annexed last year into the city limits of County Line. Pitts amended his motion to include members of Blount County’s state Legislative […]