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The Blount Countian, September 7, 2005

Katrina-ravaged victims here Prompted by the words of New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, returned Peace Corps volunteer T.J. Lowry of Oneonta rallied family members and the community to relieve suffering among some Katrina-ravaged victims. Their efforts led to the evacuation and relocation of more than 50 New Orleaneans. Lowry, his father Tommy, and uncle Bob Bentley set out for the […]

Panthers too much for Mustangs



The Southeastern Mustangs took an early lead but Cleveland controlled the game the rest of the way in a 49-13 win at Southeastern last Friday. Southeastern got on the board midway through the first quarter on a 10- yard run by Avery Jones to take a 6-0 lead. Cleveland answered on the following possession when Andrew Green hit Parker Gilliland […]

Cavaliers conquer Wildcats



The Hayden Wildcats were on the road for the first time in the 2017 season to take on John Carroll Catholic last Friday. The game was played on Pat Sullivan Field, and the host Cavaliers beat the Wildcats 27-12. Hayden took half of the first quarter driving 77 yards for the score. Senior quarterback Sheridan Miller hit senior running back […]

Sports Brief



THE TOWN OF HIGHLAND LAKE will have the third annual 5K Run on Saturday, Oct. 7, beginning at 8 a.m. Preregister by Sept. 25 for $25 and to ensure T-shirt size. Day of race registration fee is $30. Team categories include group, corporation, and schools. Proceeds benefit the Animal Adoption Center of Blount County and prizes will be awarded to […]

It’s not too early to panic, is it?



Week 2 of the high school football season brings the first region games for most teams but not all – looking at you, Susan Moore. No, the Bulldogs will get an extra non-region game – although loading up the bus and going to Winston County is not exactly a pleasant experience. As for panic…surely not…right? It’s way too early to […]

COUNTY LEADERS



Patriots hang on to knock off Bulldogs



A missed two-point conversion with less than a minute to go proved to be the difference as the West End Patriots survived for a 21-19 victory at Susan Moore last Friday. Susan Moore took a 7-0 lead midway through the first quarter when Anthony Cervantes scored on a 4-yard run. Ismael Gonzalez added the extra point to put the Bulldogs […]

Pisgah gets past Locust Fork



The Pisgah Eagles built a 12-0 halftime lead and then rallied late for a 20-14 victory over visiting Locust Fork last Friday. Pisgah got on the board early on a 7- yard touchdown run by Landon Hawkins and then went up 12-0 in the second quarter on a 21-yard run by Hawkins. Locust Fork had a great opportunity to score […]

Appalachian falls at Coosa Christian



The Appalachian Eagles dug themselves a 30-point hole and fell to Coosa Christian 36-13 in Gadsden last Friday. The Conquerors built a 23-0 halftime lead and then scored on the opening possession of the second half to increase the margin to 30-0 Appalachian closed the gap to 30-13 after a 47-yard interception return for a touchdown by Jasper Hutchens and […]

Pirates tame Tigers



The J.B. Pennington Tigers played a little more than a half of good football. Unfortunately, that wasn’t enough as visiting Boaz put together an 18-point third quarter in a 39-27 victory at Blountsville last Friday. The Tigers had a good night on offense with 416 total yards – 253 on the ground, 163 through the air – but three costly […]


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