Oneonta clobbers Crossville

The Oneonta Redskins scored 21 points in each of the first two quarters to build a 42-0 halftime lead and rolled to a 49-7 victory at Crossville last Friday night. The top-ranked Redskins, ranked No. 1 in Class 4A, improved to 4-0 overall, 3-0 in Region 6. Crossville dropped to 0-4 overall, 0-3 in the region. The Lions started the […]

Bearcats beat Bulldogs

The Weaver Bearcats jumped out to a 13-0 lead after one quarter and then held on for a 20-13 victory over visiting Susan Moore last Friday night. Weaver improved to 3-1 overall, 2-1 in 3A Region 5, while Susan Moore fell to 2-2 overall, 1-2 in the region. Weaver got touchdown runs of 1 and 17 yards late in the […]

Ragland rolls over Southeastern

The Ragland Purple Devils proved to be too tough for the visiting Southeastern Mustangs as the No. 4 team in Class 1A rolled to a 48-0 win last Friday night. Ragland improved to 3-0 overall, 2-0 in Region 6, while Southeastern fell to 0-3 overall, 0-3 in the region. The Purple Devils scored on their first six possessions and raced […]

Plainview pounds Pennington

The Plainview Bears piled up more than 300 rushing yards last Friday night in a 47-6 thrashing of visiting J.B. Pennington. The Tigers fell to 1-3 overall, 1-2 in 3A Region 6, while Plainview improved to 3-1 overall, 2-1 in the region. The Bears wasted very little time as Cole Porter went 51 yards for a touchdown on the second […]

Rivalry games for most


Week 5 was eerily similar to Week 4 – and that wasn’t good news for Blount County teams. Oneonta handled Crossville but the rest of the county struggled against outside competition. This week is a step away from region play for most schools – but not you, Appalachian – as the Eagles will host one of the region’s big boys. […]

Redskins going for 600

The Oneonta Redskins have a chance this week to do something only four other high school football programs in the state have done – win 600 games. According to the Alabama High School Football Historical Society Web site (, Oneonta has a record of 599-290-59. The 599 wins are fifth-most in the state behind T.R. Miller (620), Deshler (611), Enterprise […]

Covered Bridge Classic records biggest turnout in years


ONEONTA BOYS YOUTH BASKETBALL REGISTRATION is now underway. Players in grades two through six can register at the Oneonta Rec Center Monday through Thursday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. each day. For more information, phone 625-3534. TIGER TROT 5K/1-MILE FUN RUN will be Saturday, Oct. 27, beginning at 8 a.m. at Blountsville Elementary School. Registration is $20 for adults […]

Piedmont pulls away from Panthers

The Piedmont Bulldogs fought off a game bunch of Cleveland Panthers for a 35-0 victory last Friday night. Piedmont, ranked No. 1 in 3A, improved to 4-0 overall, 3-0 in Region 5, while Cleveland fell to 1-3 overall, 0-3 in the region. Piedmont took the opening possession of the game 63 yards in 10 plays with Sarandon Dunbar scoring on […]

Aggies bury Hornets

The Fairview Aggies scored 28 first-quarter points and rolled to a 55-26 victory at Locust Fork last Friday night. Fairview improved to 3-1 overall, 2-1 in 4A Region 6, Locust Fork fell to 0-4 overall, 0- 3 in the region. The Aggies got a great night from senior quarterback Luke Bailey, who completed 17 of 22 passes for 378 yards […]

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