Oakman tops Cleveland

The Cleveland Panthers fell behind 21-0 at the end of the first half and couldn’t muster enough offense in the second half to fall 21-6 last Friday in the season opener at Michael E. Dixon Memorial Stadium. Oakman got on the board early on a pair of firstquarter touchdowns from quarterback Jace Trotter. The first covered nine yards and the […]

Wildcats swat Yellow Jackets

The Hayden Wildcats got more than 420 yards of offense in a season-opening 20-13 victory over Corner last Thursday night at Robert W. Reid Stadium. Hayden turned the ball over on a pair of interceptions on the first two drives of the year but the Wildcat defense kept the Yellow Jackets bottled up. The Wildcat offense put together an 88-yard […]

Hornets open with win

The Locust Fork Hornets jumped out to a 21-7 halftime lead and then cruised to a 28-18 victory at Crossville last Friday night. Locust Fork got on the board early when Geoffrey Bramblett hit Wayne Craig on a 14-yard touchdown pass to cap off a 10-play, 75-yard drive to start the game. The Hornets got a 48-yard touchdown run from […]

Redskins roll over Panthers

The Oneonta Redskins opened the 2011 season with a dominant defensive effort in a 28-7 victory at Southside last Friday night. Neither offense did much early and it was the Redskin special teams that came through to set up the first score as Jalen Johnson blocked a Southside punt at the Panther 22. Four plays later (all runs by Aaron […]


CLEVELAND FALL SOFTBALL REGISTRATION continues through Sept. 10. Registration is for players ages 5 to 12. Registration will be at the softball field Monday through Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more information, contact Alicia Underwood at 353-5544, Cassie Nichols at 447-3140, or Johnny Walker at 353- 5178.

Eagle comeback tames Tigers

The Appalachian Eagles scored 20 points in the fourth quarter to rally for a 26-13 victory over J.B. Pennington Friday night at William R. Sutton Memorial Stadium. Pennington got on the board early, taking the opening drive 64 yards in eight plays. Mason Campbell covered the final 15 yards up the middle and the extra point from Tyler Love put […]

Bearcats get by Bulldogs

For the second year in a row the Susan Moore Bulldogs couldn’t do enough in the second half to overcome a big first-half deficit as the Weaver Bearcats held off the home team for an 18-15 win. Weaver got on the board late in the first quarter when sophomore tailback Chris Troge found a seam and went 64 yards for […]

Region play for every team

The second week of the high school football season means the start of region play for all but two of our schools. Cleveland and Susan Moore got started in region play last week and now both the Panthers and the Bulldogs find themselves having to fight out of an 0-1 hole. All of the games are big this week and […]


Wise or otherwise?

Background Scripture:Proverbs 3:1-12.Devotional Reading:Psalms 115:3-11. Wise sayings are not as popular today as they were when I was growing up. My generation was influenced by sayings such as “People who live in glass houses should not throw stones;” “A stitch in time saves nine;” and “A bird in hand is worth two in the bush.” Some of us may recall […]


56, Oneonta construction worker, died Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011, at the residence. Born in Las Vegas, Nev., he was the son of the late Hughlen and Mildred Quick Bibby. He was also predeceased by sister Martha Bibby. Surviving are children Donna (Bradley) Parkman, Straight Mountain, Michael Bibby, Cullman, and Robbi Ann (Mike) Wilson, Pratt City; sisters Karen (Roger) Cassie, Palmerdale, […]