Lighthouse Warriors march past New Life Eagles

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Warriors trample Tuscaloosa Christian

After not winning a game last season, the Lighthouse Warriors came out of the gate strong with a 48-14 victory over Tuscaloosa Christian this past Friday, Aug. 9. The Warriors’ quarterback, Preston Graham, threw for 359 yards and five touchdowns in the first half alone, not throwing a single pass in the second half of the ball game. Josiah Mitchell […]

Sports Brief

CULLMAN REGIONAL FOUNDATION announces the 28th Annual Million Dollar Hole-In-One Golf Extravaganza scheduled for Monday, Sept. 9, at TP Country Club. There will be morning and afternoon four-person scramble tournaments, putting contest, helicopter ball drop, and the Million Dollar Hole-In- One shoot out. For more information or to register, phone 256-737-2565 or email

Coach Hawkins turns 90

Celebrating Coach Bill Hawkins 90th birthday, 64 former football players, 13 former cheerleaders, and a host of baseball players from Oneonta High School’s graduating classes of 1957 to 1967, gathered at Oneonta First Baptist Church June 19, in his honor. With special guests, and other attendees, a total of 105 joined in the celebration. During the event, Oneonta’s mayor, Ross […]

Wallace makes SEC Academic Honor Roll

Macey Wallace, a 2018 graduate of Oneonta High School, made the 2018-2019 First-Year Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll as a track and field athlete for Mississippi State University. In addition, Wallace made the President’s List in both fall 2018 and spring 2019. The civil engineering major is the daughter of Butch and Katie Wallace.

Cleveland High School one of 99 AHSAA Sportsmanship Schools

Cleveland High School was recently recognized by the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) as one of its Sportsmanship Schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A total of 99 AHSAA member schools have been recognized for being ejection free and receiving no more than one non-sportsmanship school fine for the just completed school year. Representatives from Cleveland will be on […]

Additional accolades for Woodard

Last week released its list of Alabama’s best 101 prep athletes during the 2018-2019 school year. Coming in at No. 48 is Hayden’s Savannah Woodard. Woodard, who graduated in May and will continue her softball career at the University of Alabama, belted 13 home runs with 91 hits, 15 doubles, and 81 runs last season. She was also 27-27 […]

Sports Briefs

UPWARD FLAG FOOTBALL AND CHEERLEADING First- through sixth-graders may register and pay at UPW68519. You may also register by filling out a brochure at Cleveland First Baptist Church. Registration and fee ($100 per child) are due Aug. 12. Every registered player or cheerleader must attend evaluation or orientation on Saturday, July 20, from 9 a.m. until noon. First practice […]

Hayden 14U state champs

Congratulations to Hayden’s 14U 2019 baseball team. The boys won the Dizzy Dean 14U State Championship last week in Columbiana. The team finished the season 15-2 culminating with a 12-4 victory over Spain Park to claim the state title. Pictured above are from left to right: Coach Dennis Snow, Gabe Schnittker, Trevor Cox, Bentley Briscoe, Jeremy Phelps, Peyton Jackson, Sam […]

Smith selected All-American

The accolades continue to come in for Hayden’s Lindsey Smith (right). Last week, Smith was selected as a 2019 MaxPreps National High School Sophomore All-American. She was selected as an infielder and recognized for her .460 batting average, 21 home runs, 74 RBIs, 69 hits, 67 runs, 11 doubles, .521 OBP, and 1.514 OPS. Smith was named MVP of this […]

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