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Mustangs mount comeback victory


Friday night was an instant classic as Southeastern rallied late in the game to come back and beat Westbrook Christian 34-31. After taking an 8-6 lead in the opening quarter, the Mustangs were down by two heading into halftime. Back-to-back scores by Westbrook in the third quarter, put the Mustangs in a 14-31 hole. But the Mustangs didn’t quit. Southeastern’s […]

Southeastern slams Gaston


Coming off an impressive 41-19 win over 4A Ashville, the Southeastern Mustangs didn’t slow down as they headed into their 2A Region 6 opener against Gaston. The Mustangs posted six touchdowns before halftime and added a couple more in the second half for a 54-20 victory. Southeastern’s defense was relentless in their pursuit of the ball, forcing three early turnovers […]

The Susan Moore Lady Bulldogs claim their championship trophy at the First Metro Tournament in Muscle Shoals. -Natalie Waddle

Lady Bulldogs tourney champs


Before Saturday afternoon, the Susan Moore Lady Bulldogs had flown under the radar as they had four of their first five matches. The one loss came on the road against 3A’s sixth-ranked Fyffe, and the Bulldogs took that one to a third set after winning the first set 25-20. Fyffe won the second 25-20 and took the match with a […]

Tigers tame Eagles


J.B. Pennington was on the road again last Friday, this time traveling to Vinemont for a 3A Region 6 match up with the Eagles. Solid play on offense, defense, and special teams led the Tigers to a 49-6 victory. After a scoreless first quarter, Isaac Lara scooped up an Eagle fumble, running 65 yards to put the Tigers on the […]

Eagles get goose egg on the road


Appalachian traveled to Gaylesville Friday to face the Trojans in a 1A Region 7 match up. Despite some success with their running game, turnovers in the red zone proved too costly as the Eagles fell 0-30. With starting quarterback Chase Payne sidelined, the Eagles shifted their focus to the running game. They accumulated 119 yards on the ground and zero […]

Wildcats fall to Blue Devils


The Hayden Wildcats opened Class 5A Region 6 play on the road against the Moody Blue Devils. The Wildcats kept it close in the opening quarter, but by halftime Moody had built a 21-6 lead. Moody added 22 in the second half for a 43-12 victory. The Blue Devils scored on their first possession when A.J. Wallace passed to Davion […]

Panthers hammer Hornets


Cleveland welcomed Locust Fork to Michael Dixon Memorial Stadium last Friday. The Panthers were coming off a bye week, while the Hornets opened their season with a win over Appalachian. For both teams, the game was their first against a 2A Region 6 opponent. By the time Locust Fork scored their first touchdown with 3:23 left in the second quarter, […]

Susan Moore wins Bulldog battle


Susan Moore used its bye week to get ready for its 3A Region 6 opener against the Carbon Hill Bulldogs. By the time Carbon Hill crossed the goal line for the first time, Susan Moore had built a commanding 19-0 lead. Despite giving up 373 yards and 28 points, Susan Moore racked up 451 yards and seven touchdowns on their […]

Etowah too much for Redskins


Heading into 4A Region 6 play, the Oneonta Redskins were 2-0 and had outscored their opponents 82-34 while totaling 735 yards of offense while the Etowah Blue Devils came into Gilbreath Stadium off a 0-34 performance against Gadsden City. The first quarter was a defensive battle, but the Blue Devils got the upper hand in the second quarter and took […]

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