Westminster runs past Hayden

The Hayden Wildcats played host to the Westminster Wildcats for Homecoming 2017. Westminster came away with a 66-36 win. The game was a see-saw battle through the first quarter. Hayden scored first after only three plays as senior running back Austin Turner ran in from 17 yards for the score. The point-after failed but Hayden was up 6-0 with 10:41 […]

Hayden wins JV county title

The host Hayden Lady Wildcats swept through the junior varsity county tournament last week undefeated to take the title. The varsity tournament was held earlier this week, also at Hayden. Area tournaments in volleyball will be held Monday, Oct. 23, (1A, 2A, 4A and 6A) and Tuesday, Oct. 24, (3A, 5A and 7A) and super regional tournaments will follow Oct. […]

Eagles wallop Gaylesville

The Appalachian Eagles delighted a big homecoming crowd with a 35-6 victory over Gaylesville last Friday at James E. Carr Stadium. The Eagles got a big night from senior quarterback Jasper Hutchens, who accounted for four of the team’s five touchdowns. He completed 15 of 19 passing for 200 yards and two touchdowns and added 53 yards and two scores […]


Weaver runs by Locust Fork

The visiting Locust Fork Hornets took an early lead but Weaver reeled off 41 unanswered points to take a 41-21 win last Friday night in Anniston. Locust Fork got on the board early in the first quarter as Drew Rogers busted in from 6 yards out. Jose Hernandez added the extra point and the Hornets led 7-0. Unfortunately, that proved […]

Southeastern batters Brilliant

The Southeastern Mustangs raced out to a 34-0 halftime lead and never looked back in a convincing 41-21, homecoming victory over the Brilliant Tigers last Friday. The Eagles relied on a big night from the running game to pound the Tigers, finishing the night with 376 yards and five touchdowns on just 43 carries. Seth Wadsworth ran by the Tiger […]

Sports Briefs

THE TOWN OF HIGHLAND LAKE will have the third annual 5K Run at Highland Lake on Saturday, Oct. 7, beginning at 8 a.m. Team categories include group, corporation, and schools. Proceeds benefit the Animal Adoption Center of Blount County and prizes will be awarded to the team that raises the most money. Walkers welcome. The third annual Wag Walk and […]

Redskins put away Bulldogs

The Oneonta Redskins built a 28-12 halftime lead and cruised in the second half to a 62-25 victory over Susan Moore at Larry “Pod” Patterson Field last Friday. The Redskins got a 23-yard touchdown pass from Taveris Hill to Jaden Kent to take a 7-0 lead after one quarter. Susan Moore answered on the first play of the second quarter […]

Church Briefs

EVENTS CALVARY EPISCOPAL CHURCH in Oneonta will have the Blessing of the Animals service on Sunday, Oct. 8, at the 11 a.m. service. All are welcome – two-legged or four-legged. NEW HOME #1 MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have a missions conference today through Sunday, Oct. 8. Times are as follows: today through Friday, 7 p.m.; Saturday, meal at 5 p.m. […]

Lighthouse falls to Ezekiel

The undefeated streak of Lighthouse Homeschool came to an end last week as Ezekiel Academy of Selma knocked off the Warriors 42-24. Statistics were not available but Ezekiel Academy improved to 4-2 overall, 1-1 in the Alabama Christian 8-Man Conference. Lighthouse dropped to 4-1 overall, 1-1 in the conference. Lighthouse hosts conference-leading Evangel Christian (4-2, 2-0) of Alabaster this Friday.

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