From the Archives

The Southern Democrat  Sept. 20, 1978

Bill Baxley speaks here Candidate Bill Baxley wasted no time Wednesday night letting his Oneonta audience know just what he thinks about Fob James’s race for governor. “I think Republicans should stay in their party and Democrats stay in their party. Fob James sold the voters a bill of goods by saying he does not have political experience. He has […]

Susan Moore runs over Ashville

The Susan Moore Bulldogs used stingy defense and a dominant running game to roll over Ashville 42-21 on the road last Friday night. Susan Moore got a 5-yard touchdown run from Brett Glass and a 1-yard run from John Gober to lead 12-0 at the half. The offenses woke up in the second half. Ashville got on the board first […]

Wildcats claw Panthers

Behind an offense that churned out more than 500 yards, the Fultondale Wildcats took care of the visiting Cleveland Panthers 47-7 last Friday night. The Panthers had no trouble moving the ball – Cleveland finished with more than 200 total yards – but the Wildcat defense kept the visitors off the scoreboard until early in the fourth quarter. Fultondale got […]

Curry slips past Hayden

The Curry Yellow Jackets overcame a two-touchdown deficit to rally for a 23-22 victory at Hayden last Friday night. The win kept the Yellow Jackets undefeated on the year and dropped the Wildcats to 0-3 in 5A Region 6. Curry took an early 7-0 lead but Hayden responded with three scores. Corey Ward found Jared Hargett for a 14-yard touchdown […]

Eagles fall at Akron

The Appalachian Eagles rallied from an early deficit but couldn’t hold off the Akron Rams and fell 28-22 on the road last Friday night. Akron got on the board with a pair of touchdowns in the first period as Kendall Nord scored on an 8-yard run and Donald Anderson hit Edward Bester with an 8-yard touchdown pass. Appalachian answered just […]

Piedmont powers past Pennington

For the second week in a row, the J.B. Pennington Tigers hung tough early with an undefeated opponent. However, for the second week in a row a big second quarter proved to be the difference as Piedmont, the No. 1 team in Class 3A, cruised to a 45-0 win over the visiting Tigers last Friday night. Piedmont led just 7-0 […]


ONEONTA GIRLS REC LEAGUE BASKETBALL REGISTRATION has begun. Players may register from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday at the Rec Center. To register, a copy of the player’s birth certificate must be presented. For more information, call 625-3534. Also, anyone interested in coaching a team is asked to come by and fill out an application. JB PENNINGTON […]

Out of region for some

Week 5 of the high school football season generally means rivalry games for most teams. However, since some schools are in nine-team regions, this week means region play for some. Cleveland is in 2A Region 7, a nine-team region, but the Panthers drew Week 5 as a non-region week. That means the Panthers will travel to DAR. J.B. Pennington and […]

Redskins roll over Hornets

The Oneonta Redskins jumped out to a 42-0 halftime lead and cruised to a 56-20 win over visiting Locust Fork last Friday night. Oneonta got a turnover on the first play of the game and then scored on a 31-yard pass from Schyler Walker to Jalen Johnson on the next play to take a 7-0 lead. The Redskins added two […]

Oneonta cross country team places second

Alex Gilliland led the Oneonta cross country team to a second place finish at the Good Hope Raider Run last Saturday. Gilliland, a junior on the team, also finished second individually at the meet. The Redskins are scheduled to compete in the TCBY Invitational at American Christian Academy in Tuscaloosa this weekend.