Tigers blast Lauderdale County

Prior to last week’s firs round game against Lauderdale County, the J.B. Pennington Tigers hadn’t won a playoff game in 10 years. That’s a long time for a proud program and Lauderdale County fans found out what 10 years of frustration looked like on the field as Pennington dominated the visitors from the start and won 33-7 to advance to […]

Wildcats pull away from Hornets

After a rough-and-tumble first half, Colbert Heights outscored the visiting Locust Fork Hornets 21-0 in the second half to end the Hornets’ year with a 28-0 win in the first round of the 3A playoffs last Friday. Colbert Heights managed a 7-0 halftime lead as the Hornet defense repeatedly came up with stops over the first two quarters. The Wildcats […]

Redskins go back-to-back

The Oneonta Redskins sophomore rec league football team won the Blount County title earlier this month. The Redskins finished undefeated and won the title for the second year in a row but it wasn’t easy as they held off Cleveland 7-6 in the championship game.

Tigers look to slay Goliath


The J.B. Pennington Tigers dominated Lauderdale County last week, picking up the program’s first playoff victory in 10 years. Now, the Tigers will look to knock the king off his throne. Piedmont is one of the favorites in 3A and expected to at least be the team that comes out of the North and play for the title. J.B. Pennington […]

Three from Locust Fork sign scholarships

Locust Fork has seen plenty of success on the softball diamond and on the basketball court and three of those athletes will have the chance to play in college. Pictured (left to right) are Corina Dodd, Rachael Baker and Anna Hood after they signed grants-in-aid with Jacksonville State University (Hood, softball), the University of Montevallo (Baker, basketball) and Middle Tennessee […]


LaFayette too much for Cleveland

Big plays on both sides of the ball proved to be the difference as explosive LaFayette lived up to their No. 6 ranking in a 33-19 victory over visiting Cleveland last Friday in the first round of the 2A playoffs. LaFayette opened the scoring with a 32-yard touchdown run by Robert Houston to take a 6-0 lead. Cleveland appeared to […]

Sports Brief

ONEONTA REC LEAGUE GIRLS BASKETBALL will hold a meeting Thursday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m. in the high school gym. The meeting is for girls in grades 3-8 and their parents. Registration and payment will be accepted at the meeting and discussion of the upcoming season will take place – uniform sizes and ordering, time and location of practices and […]

Lee gets past Hayden

The Hayden Wildcats played host to the Lee-Huntsville Generals in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs last Friday – the second consecutive year that Hayden hosted the first round. Unfortunately, the Generals defeated the Wildcats 31-21 to advance to advance to the second round. Hayden scored first early in the game on a 23-yard pass from senior quarterback […]

Church Briefs

EVENTS BROOKSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH will offer the Community Thanksgiving Meal on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Phone 363-0127 with questions. WELCOME #2 BAPTIST CHURCH will have the third Sunday singing on Nov. 19, at 2 p.m., with Point of Honor performing. The church is located on Terry Heights Road in Palmerdale. James Burgess […]

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