Redskins dominate second half to take down Tigers



The Oneonta Redskins broke open a close game at the half and rolled to a 41-7 victory over J.B. Pennington in Blountsville last Friday night. In a game delayed an hour-and-a-half because of lightning, it was the home-standing Tigers that struck first. Brandon Butts launched a deep ball down the left sideline to Brenner Drain. The Redskin defender lost his […]

Rattlers roll over Mustangs



The Tanner Rattlers are the two-time, defending 2A champions and a good bet to make it back to play for a title this year. They showed why last Friday night in a 56-0 victory over Southeastern. The visiting Rattlers rolled up 417 yards of offense, including 399 on the ground. Southeastern made some plays on both sides of the ball […]

Tiger comeback knocks off Wildcats



The visiting Hayden Wildcats built a halftime lead but couldn’t hold on as Springville dominated the second half to pick up a 39- 21 victory last Friday night. Springville took an early 7-0 lead but Hayden got touchdown runs of 5 yards from Colton Shirley and 3 yards from Eddie Bolton to lead 15-7 at the half. The lone offensive […]

Hornets pound Patriots



The visiting Locust Fork Hornets pounded out more than 500 yards of offense and blasted DAR 54-13 last Friday night. Locust Fork rolled up 330 rushing yards to go along with a season high in the passing game to claim one of 4A Region 7’s playoff spots. Todd Goodwin completed 7 of 12 passing for 232 yards and four touchdowns. […]

Winston County gets past Susan Moore



The Winston County Yellow Jackets jumped out to a 22-0 halftime lead and never looked back in a 43-6 victory at Susan Moore last Friday night. The Bulldog offense simply never got going against the Yellow Jacket defense as Susan Moore finished the night with just 45 total yards. Winston County had no trouble with the Bulldog defense, rolling up […]

Panthers too much for Section



The Cleveland Panthers put up more than 500 yards of offense and rolled to a 41-21 victory over Section last Friday night. The visiting Panthers got another huge night from junior quarterback Peyton Gilliland, who threw for 208 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 241 yards and three scores. Cleveland got a pair of long-distance strikes from Gilliland – […]

Evangel blows past Lighthouse



The Lighthouse Homeschool Warriors ran into one of the better teams in the state last Friday night and it wasn’t pretty. Evangel Christian of Alabaster jumped out to a 41-0 lead after one quarter and blasted the visitors, 55-6. Lighthouse struggled offensively and managed just 115 yards of offense against the Lightning defense. Micah Beard completed 2 of 11 passing […]

Tiger defense too tough for Eagles



The Talladega Central defense proved to be too much for an Appalachian offense missing its quarterback as the Tigers rolled to a 27-0 victory at Appalachian last Friday night. The Eagle defense held the Tigers in check for most of the night, surrendering just 337 total yards. However, Appalachian manged just 165 yards and committed four turnovers. The Eagles suffered […]

Homecoming week…and playoff positioning begins



Week 9 of the high school football season is all about homecoming. Alumni and family and friends get together and re-live old times and there is plenty of food and fun. There are parades and special days and the homecoming court and everyone loves it. Unless you are a football coach, and you are trying to get your team ready […]

Church Briefs



PLEASANT VIEW MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have Homecoming services Sunday, Oct. 19, beginning at 10:30 a.m. and featuring The King’s Messengers. Lunch will be served after. There will be no Sunday school or evening service. The church is located on U.S. 278 approximately two miles east of Holly Pond. Phone 256-796-5986 or 256-590-4468 for more information. CORINTH BAPTIST CHURCH will […]


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