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The Southern Democrat, September 5, 1957

J.C. Brooks dies in freak accident Johnny Clifton Brooks, 39, of Birmingham was fatally injured in a freak auto accident about 11:30 Thursday night on the Birmingham Highway near Armstead. Mr. Brooks, who was riding in a truck with his brother, Tricie Brooks, of Rt. 2 Oneonta, was on his way to Oneonta to visit relatives. Near Armstead they found […]

Region play begins

High School Football Week 3 Preview

First of all, I know they are all big games. As Gene Stallings once said, if you don’t believe they are all big, just lose one. Well, that’s true but some are BIGGER than others and this week’s trip by Cleveland to Fyffe is a prime example. Last year, Fyffe built a 41-6 halftime lead and was never really threatened […]


ONEONTA YOUTH BASKETBALL REGISTRATION runs through Sept. 30, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. each day, Monday through Thursday, at the Oneonta Rec Center. Registration is for girls and boys in grades one through six and the cost is $25 per player, due the day of registration. The registration fee does not include the cost of the uniform. Applications for […]

Patriots slide by Bulldogs

The West End Patriots overcame a nine-point, second quarter deficit to pick up a 41-28 victory over home-standing Susan Moore last Thursday night. The Bulldogs appeared to be wearing down the West End defense with a punishing, ground-oriented attack. Susan Moore got a pair of touchdown runs from Kobe Justice in the first half. His second score came on the […]

J.B. Pennington takes care of Boaz

New Tiger head coach Todd Cassity said in the preview last week that he wanted to get Jacob Washburn plenty of touches. One week into the season, that statement is proving true. Washburn rolled up 280 yards and scored four touchdowns last week as the Tigers rolled over visiting Boaz 36-18 last Friday night. Neither offense did much early but […]

Southeastern takes down Vina

The Southeastern Mustangs got out to a 13-0 halftime lead and then held on in the second half for a 13-8 victory over visiting Vina last Friday night. After a scoreless first quarter, the Mustangs got a huge play from the offense. Backed up deep in their own territory, Brandon Jones found a seam in the Vina defense and raced […]

Cleveland runs past Pisgah

The Cleveland Panthers used a dominant running game to take down Pisgah 42-21 on the road last Friday night. Peyton Gilliland had touchdown runs of 63 and 33 yards in the first quarter and Juan Castro added the extra point each time to give the Panthers a 14-0 lead. Pisgah got on the board on the first play of the […]

Spring Garden gallops past Appalachian

The Spring Garden Panthers proved they were more than worthy of their lofty ranking by the Alabama Sports Writers Association (ASWA) with a 61-21 blitzing of visiting Appalachian. Appalachian got some offense, totaling more than 300 yards in the game, but the Eagle defense never slowed down the potent Panther attack. Spring Garden rolled up more than 300 rushing yards […]

Wildcats whip West Point

The Hayden Wildcats used an offense that piled up more than 300 yards on the ground to roll to a 42-26 win at West Point last Friday night. Josh Duncan returned the opening kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown to give the Wildcats a 7-0 lead. Leonard Johnson added a pair of touchdowns (a 5- yard run and a 52-yard […]

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