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The Blount Countian October 8, 2008

Downtown Oneonta goes from stop lights to stop signs Two of the city’s busiest intersections have been converted to four-way stops after years of traffic control through red lights. Oneonta city manager Ed Lowe says the red lights on Main Street cost about $60,000 to replace and stop signs appear to be as effective as the lights. The city will […]

Tigers bounce Broncos



The J.B. Pennington Tigers got out to a quick early lead and never looked back in a 28-7 victory over visiting Holly Pond last Friday night. The Tiger defense forced a couple of early turnovers and the Pennington offense took advantage with a 21-0 halftime lead. Pennington added another touchdown in the third quarter to increase the lead to 28-0 […]

Redskins pluck Eagles



The Oneonta Redskins made quick work of Douglas last Friday night, with a 51-0 blasting of the homestanding Eagles. The Redskins led 51-0 at the half and held the Eagles to -2 yards over the first two quarters. For the game, Oneonta piled up 266 yards of total offense while holding Douglas to just 59 yards. Less than two minutes […]

Playoff fight begins



By now, high school football fan, you probably have a good idea as to whether your team is going to be – or at least has a shot to be – in the playoffs. Only one team in our area has already locked up a playoff spot. Take a bow, Oneonta. The Redskins are 5-1 overall, 4- 0 in 4A […]

Ragland handles Appalachian



The Ragland Purple Devils rushed for almost 350 yards in a 61-20 victory over Appalachian at James E. Carr Stadium last Friday night. The Eagles put up solid numbers on offense – 128 yards rushing; 117 passing – but it wasn’t nearly enough against a Ragland offense that rushed for 347 yards and passed for 147. Brandon Reese had a […]

Vikings roll over Wildcats



The visiting Walker Vikings jumped out to a 28-0 halftime lead and eased to a 42-0 victory over Hayden last Friday night. The Hayden defense played well early. Walker took the opening drive of the game into Hayden territory but the Wildcats came up with a big fourth-down stop. The Wildcat offense pounded out a couple of first downs but […]

Eagles slide by Mustangs



One week after picking up the first win in the program’s history, the Southeastern Mustangs came up just short in a 21-14 loss at Shades Mtn. Christian. The Mustang offense only had 35 snaps in the game, rushing for 90 yards on 21 carries and completing 6 of 14 passes for 59 yards. Sophomore running back Justin Bolden led the […]

Ashville holds off Susan Moore



The Ashville Bulldogs got a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns to hold off visiting Susan Moore 20-6 to pick up their first win last Friday night. The offense’s moved the ball throughout the game but the only points through three quarters came on a 37-yard touchdown pass by Ashville midway through the second quarter. The Bulldogs increased their advantage to 12-0 […]

Weaver runs over Cleveland



The visiting Weaver Bearcats rolled up more than 500 yards on the ground and rolled to a 49-28 victory over Cleveland last Friday night at Michael E. Dixon Memorial Stadium. Weaver got on the board first and led 7-0 after one quarter. Cleveland answered with a 14-yard touchdown pass from Peyton Gilliland to Trevor Yates to tie the game, 7-7. […]


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