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Warriors continue to dominate


The Lighthouse Warriors completely dominated the East Central Patriots Friday night, winning 46-0 and adding another win to this season’s record. The Warriors controlled the offense and defense the entire game, scoring on every offensive drive of the first half. The Warriors were happy to welcome back starting wide receiver Brooks Foy, who has been out for a few weeks […]

Panthers lose heartbreaker


The Cleveland Panthers traveled to Rainbow City Friday night to face the Westbrook Christian Warriors. Both teams came into the game with a 4-1 record in region play with both offensive units putting up impressive numbers all season long. But it was the defenses that took center stage this week. Neither team was able to get the ball over the […]

Bulldogs bust Broncos


Back at home in the friendly confines of Larry “Pod” Patterson Stadium, the Susan Moore Bulldogs celebrated Homecoming 2020 as well as the end of a three-game road trip and a four-game losing streak with a big win over region rival Holly Pond. The 35 points they scored marked their second highest total while the defense held the Broncos to […]

Mustangs squeak by Patriots


The Southeastern Mustangs and West End Patriots put on a show Friday in a game that featured two high-powered offenses. The game was ultimately decided by a field goal giving Southeastern its sixth win of the season. Kevin Arzate’s 25-yard kick sailed through the uprights late in the fourth putting the Mustangs on top for good at 31-28. Both offenses […]

Wildcats claw Bears


After three straight road games, the Hayden Wildcats were finally back in the friendly confines of Robert W. Reid Stadium for Homecoming 2020. Hayden came away with an exciting 35-20 victory over the Lincoln Golden Bears in a Class 5A Region 6 game. The win also puts head coach Keith Register at 34 wins as he becomes the coach with […]

COUNTY STATS

Redskins take down Wildcats


The Oneonta Redskins won their sixth game in a row and claimed third place in Class 4A Region 6 with a sound 49-21 victory over the Fultondale Wildcats. After uneventful starts for both teams, Oneonta got on the board first. Set up by a Damarian “Fluff” Bothwell interception in Fultondale territory, Oneonta drove 20 yards in two plays scoring on […]

Eagles struggling


On Friday night, the Appalachian Eagles played under the lights of James E. Carr Stadium for the first time this month. They hosted the Cedar Bluff Tigers in a region matchup. The Eagles, however, came up short falling to the Tigers 28-48. Offensively, they ran the ball well gaining 202 yards, but they only threw for 71. The Eagle defense […]

Blount County Youth Football

Week 7 Scores SophomoresSoutheastern 32 – West End 0Springville 38 – Blountsville 12Cleveland 0 – Ashville 26Susan Moore 54 – Appalachian 48 (OT)Moody 6 – Locust Fork 18 JuniorsSoutheastern 21 – West End 6Springville 27 – Blountsville 0Cleveland 0 – Ashville 9Oneonta 25 – Appalachian 6Moody 42 – Locust Fork 0 SeniorsSoutheastern 45 – West End 0Springville 41 – Blountsville […]

Hornet Homecoming


It wasn’t exactly the homecoming Locust Fork High School seniors envisioned, but not much has gone as planned in 2020. The Hornets’ original date for homecoming came as the football program was shut down due to COVID-19. Coach Matt Plunkett had finally worked out a new date, Friday, Oct. 16. Gaston was coming to the Fork, until Gaston couldn’t because […]


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