Sports

Lighthouse falls to Freedom


The Lighthouse Warriors, unfortunately, were not able to get the win against the Freedom Cowboys Friday losing 34-14. However, the Warriors never gave up, fighting back until the final whistle blew. Offensively, the Warriors couldn’t get much done. Preston Graham went 7-for-31, completing six to Josiah Mitchell, one for a touchdown. Brooks Foy caught one pass. Defensively, the Warriors struggled […]

Sports Brief

SUSAN MOORE HIGH SCHOOL football players and cheerleaders during the years 1968 through 1973 will have a reunion Saturday, Sept. 7, at 1 p.m., in the high school cafeteria. Team members, cheerleaders, coaches, and fans are invited. 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 […]

Scores and Games

Swim team meeting


Blount-Oneonta Aquatics is ready to kick off the 2019-2020 swim season after some major success last year. BOA, Blount County’s USA Swimming club team, is hosting an informational meeting today, Aug. 28, at 5 p.m., at The Gym. Everyone is invited. Last year’s team was anchored by Conner Barton and Samantha Davis (pictured at left). Both are attending college this […]

Correction

The kicker for the 2019 Locust Fork Hornets is sophomore David Mondragon. In Coach Matt Plunkett’s comments last week, it should have been stated that former kicker and recent graduate Jose Hernandez “had an astonishing season last season,” that “he may be the best kicker in school history,” and that Mondragon “had big shoes to fill.”

COUNTY LEADERS

Hornets stung by Falcons


The Locust Fork Hornets had a tough time against the St. John Paul II Falcons on Friday. The Hornets were down 26-7 at halftime, and ultimately lost 46-28. The Hornets never gave up, scoring 21 unanswered points later in the second half after finally finding their rhythm; however, it was too late. The Hornets lost two fumbles in the beginning […]

Tigers too much for Wildcats


The Hayden Wildcats opened the season on the road at Springville Thursday night. The Tigers defeated the Wildcats 28-6. Springville took the opening kickoff and drove 64 yards for the score. Koybe Payton scored his first of two on the night on a 2-yard run. Hunter Ambrose’s point after gave the Tigers a 7-0 lead with 7:47 on the first […]

Tigers defeated by Golden Eagles


The J.B. Pennington Tigers could not quite find a rhythm against the 4A seventh ranked Jacksonville Golden Eagles Friday, giving up four touchdowns and 26 points in the first quarter alone. The second quarter was no different with Jacksonville scoring 10 more points making the score 36-0 at the half. The Tigers finally found the endzone in the third quarter […]

Lighthouse Warriors march past New Life Eagles


The Lighthouse Warriors took on the New Life Eagles Friday, Aug. 16, winning by a score of 40-24. The Warriors were only able to put up 194 yards of total offense, but they made up for it with amazing defensive play. Offensively, the Warriors had a hard time finding their rhythm against the New Life defense. Warriors’ quarterback, Preston Graham, […]


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