Sports

Tigers sign softball scholarships

Alanna Goble, student athlete at J.B. Pennington High School, recently signed a national letter of intent to play softball for Auburn University at Montgomery. Goble is the daughter of Lynn and Challie Goble. Shea Putman, student athlete at J.B. Pennington High School, recently signed a national letter of intent to play softball for Snead State Community College. Shea is the […]

Redskins in Choo Choo Bowl

Brayden Southwell (left) and Cy Dilliapree spent their Thanksgiving weekend in Chattanooga playing football for the Black Storm in the 21st Annual Choo Choo Bowl. The Black Storm, coached by Ben Hulgan, was comprised of 7 year olds from Marshall, DeKalb, and Etowah counties, along with Southwell and Dilliapree who are second graders at Oneonta Elementary. They were selected by […]

COUNTY LEADERS

Eagles soar over Panthers


The Appalachian Eagles hosted the Cleveland Panthers last Tuesday. In an exciting varsity boys game that led to overtime, Appalachian prevailed 77-69. It was a tight first quarter; Appalachian took a one-point lead 19-18. Cleveland bounced back and led 39- 31 at halftime. The Panthers added 11 points in the third and fourth quarters. The Eagles added 15 points in […]

Redskins advance to semi-finals


Oneonta hosted Good Hope last Friday. Game time weather conditions were questionable all week leading up to the contest. Neither Good Hope nor the elements could stop the Redskins as they continued marching through the state playoffs. The Redskins scored on their first drive when David Hall sprinted two yards to the end zone for a touchdown. Erick Vargus kicked […]

Scores and games

Redskins demolish the Patriots


For the second week, Oneonta went on the road to take on the DAR Patriots. The Redskins dominated and won 56-20. Oneonta scored twice in the first quarter while the defense held DAR to only a field goal. The Redskin defense did its job well and the Patriots kicked another field goal in the second quarter. Oneonta answered with a […]

Bulldogs too much for Tigers


J.B. Pennington took a tough 41-16 loss at home for the second round of the state playoffs. The Tigers were unable to compete against the Piedmont Bulldogs, who have a 10-2 record. Noah Allison led the Tiger offense completing only 9-of-21 for 110 yards. Sheldon Blythe had 55 rushing yards and a touchdown. Cole Littleton had 39 receiving yards and […]

Smith signs with UA

Hayden’s Savannah Woodard signed a national letter of intent with The University of Alabama softball team Friday. The senior infielder earned all-tournament accolades in 2015 after leading the team to a runner-up finish in the state championship and is a two-time all-state honoree, receiving firstteam accolades in 2016. She has earned Blount County All-Tournament honors for both softball and basketball […]

Scores and games


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