Redskins dominate Crossville



Oneonta held visiting Crossville to just four first downs and 104 yards of total offense in a 49-0 spanking of the Lions last Friday night. While Crossville struggled to do anything against the Redskin defense, the Oneonta offense pounded out a season-high 299 yards on the ground against the Lions. Oneonta got on the board early when Rashad Robertson returned […]

For most teams, a break from region play

WEEK FIVE PREVIEW

After this week, we will be halfway through the high school football regular season. This week is always nice as most teams step outside of the region schedule to play a rival. Cleveland-West End, J.B. Pennington-Locust Fork, Southeastern- Holy Spirit, Corner-Hayden, and Oneonta-Susan Moore feature natural rivalries and games that mean a little more to the casual fan – okay, […]

Sports briefs



TIGER TROT 5K AND ONE-MILE FUN RUN will be Saturday, Oct. 26, beginning at 8 a.m. at Blountsville Elementary School. Registration forms can be downloaded from the school’s website. Adult registration is $20 and child registration is $15 for those registering prior to the race – the fee is $20 for everyone on race day. All fun run participants under […]

Piedmont runs past Cleveland



In a flash, it was over. Piedmont, ranked No. 2 in Class 3A, bolted out to a 26-0 lead after one quarter and cruised to a 55-7 victory over visiting Cleveland last Friday night. The Bulldogs got a 20-yard touchdown pass from Ty Sparks to Denard Spears to take a 7-0 lead. Spears then streaked 73 yards with a punt […]

Bearcats beat Bulldogs



The visiting Weaver Bearcats broke a 6-6 tie after one quarter with three second-quarter touchdowns from the defense and went on to roll over Susan Moore 41-14 last Friday night. Susan Moore led 6-0 early when Ryan Brown hit Austin LeCroy with a 15-yard touchdown pass. Weaver came back with a 20-yard touchdown pass from Timothy Hawkins to Paul Hubbard. […]

Pinson pounds Hayden



The Pinson Valley Indians used a solid running game and four Hayden turnovers to take a 44-6 victory over the visiting Wildcats last Friday night. Hayden put together 151 yards of offense – 122 on the ground; 29 through the air – but it wasn’t enough to overcome three fumbles and an interception. The only Hayden score came on a […]

Bears blow out Tigers



The Plainview Bears used a highpowered running game and a stingy defense to cruise to a 41-14 victory over J.B. Pennington in Blountsville Friday night. The Tiger offense put up solid numbers with 360 total yards – 195 on the ground; 165 through the air – but it wasn’t enough to overcome four turnovers on the night. Brandon Butts completed […]

Ragland handles Southeastern



The Ragland Purple Devils made quick work of Southeastern with a 41-0 win last Friday night at Locust Fork. The Ragland defense never let the Southeastern offense get going. The Mustangs managed just 46 yards rushing and completed 1 of 8 passes with four interceptions. Justin Bolden led the Mustangs with 25 yards on five carries. The Southeastern defense was […]

LORETTA JONES CHARLES, 95,



Oneonta, died Sept. 20, 2013, at the residence. She was the oldest member of Bethel Baptist Church. Mrs. Charles was predeceased by parents Albert Henry and Elma Kansas Mardis Jones; husband Iscem Charles; brothers Coyes Jones and Cecil “Carl” Jones; and sister Lorene Jones. Survivors, all of Hayden, include niece Carlene Reed; great nephew Michael (Amy) Reed; great-great-nieces Valerie Reed […]

LEE OTIS DAVIS, 81,



Oneonta, died Sept. 17, 2013, at Brookwood Medical Center, Birmingham. He was predeceased by parents Otis Lowell and Ruby Lee Robertson Davis; brother Paul Davis; and sister Jamie Lou Graves. Surviving are devoted wife Betty Y. Davis; daughter Redonia Davis, Oneonta; son Phillip Lee (Linda) Davis, Athens; grandchildren Emily (Michael) McPherson, Trussville, Amy Lee (Corley) Phillips, Altoona, Ashley (M.J.) Weeks, […]


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