2018 Blount County Varsity Volleyball Tournament

Wildcats are county champs

The Hayden Wildcats are Blount County varsity volleyball champs. Seeded number one, Hayden defeated Cleveland 2-0 and Appalachian 2-0 on Monday night. Appalachian emerged from the loser’s bracket to challenge Hayden again for the championship. Hayden defeated Appalachian 2-0 again on Tuesday to claim the championship. Players named to the All-County team are: Cassidy Riddle (Locust Fork); Hailey Head (Southeastern); […]

Scores and games

Sports Briefs

ONEONTA YOUTH BASKETBALL Registration is underway for boys, grades K-7 and girls K-6, through Oct. 12 for boys and Nov. 2 for girls at the Oneonta Rec Center from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Bring a copy of the child’s birth certificate and the registration fee of $40. For more information, phone 625-3534. NECTAR MEN’S BASEBALL TEAM […]

Bulldogs squash Eagles

Susan Moore improved to 6-1 after cruising to an easy 47-21 victory over winless New Hope Friday. Andrew McEvoy started the scoring with rushing touchdowns of 48 and 18 yards in the first quarter. After both teams scored touchdowns in the second quarter, Susan Moore led 20-7 at halftime. In the third quarter, McEvoy connected with Richo Findley for a […]

Broncos defeat Hornets

Locust Fork kept Holly Pond’s ground attack largely in check during the first half, but an onslaught of rushing touchdowns in the third quarter proved to be the difference in the game and gave the Broncos a 36-10 win. Holly Pond scored the first touchdown of the game, but its two-point conversion attempt failed. The Hornets responded with a 58-yard […]

Redskins triumph over Warriors

Oneonta went on the road to Cherokee County and came away with a convincing 27-9 victory. The Redskin defense held the Warriors to 196 yards and forced two interceptions. Beau Ragsdale was all over the field, racking up 19 tackles including three for loss. Luke Hodge played a good game as well, collecting 14 tackles including two behind the line […]

From the Archives

The Southern Democrat, October 9, 1952

Items of personal interest Jimmy Bains, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Bains, suffered painful injuries last Saturday while riding a bicycle when he ran into the back of a truck. Treatment for Jimmy involved five shots and four stitches. For Sale: Five room house and bath in Blountsville. Has electric water heater, kitchen sink, butane heating system. Also garage […]

Wildcats are county champs