Oneonta, Southeastern, and Susan Moore knocked out of regional tournament



The stay in the North Regional Tournament was a short one for the three Blount County high school volleyball teams that played in Huntsville last week. All three teams – Oneonta, Southeastern, and Susan Moore – were swept out of the tournament in straight sets in the first round. 2A: Southeastern had the misfortune of drawing powerful Addison in the […]

St. Clair wins over Hayden



It was a wild, wild night in Odenville. St. Clair County made plenty of mistakes but the Saints rallied for a 35-21 win as Hayden had a pair of touchdowns taken off the board. Hayden head coach Keith Register was ejected in the fourth quarter after a pair of unsportsmanlike-conduct penalties were called on the Wildcats. Garrett Torbert recovered a […]

Panthers fall at Gaston



The Cleveland Panthers dug an early hole, came back, and then couldn’t hang on in a 35-28 loss at Gaston Friday night. With second place in the region on the line, the Bulldogs took advantage of Cleveland turnovers and buried the Panthers with 21 straight points to start the game. Cleveland finally got on the board in the second quarter […]

Hornets hold off Tigers



The J.B. Pennington Tigers built a 22-20 halftime lead but couldn’t hold on as Locust Fork outscored the hosts 16-6 in the second half for a 22-20 win. Locust Fork took an early 7-0 lead on a 1- yard run by Chase Biles and an extra point kick by Dakota Karluk. The Tigers answered on the ensuing possession when Brandon […]

Covered Bridge royalty



Covered Bridge Preliminary pageant winners face the music, the flowers, and the photographer following the conclusion of the 2015 event on Oct. 19. From the left, MerrillAnn Culverhouse of Opp, Miss Covered Bridge Outstanding Teen 2015, and Callie Walker of Birmingham, Miss Covered Bridge 2015. Tapdancer Merrill-Ann is a triple-threat competitor who also leads cheers and plays forward on the […]