As county teams prepare for the Blount County Basketball Tournament, which begins Monday, Jan. 20, Susan Moore and Locust Fork varsity girls and Oneonta varsity boys brought home wins last week. Friday, Jan. 3at J.B. PenningtonVarsity boysOneonta 56, J.B. Pennington 21 The Oneonta Redskins varsity boys took on the J.B. Pennington Tigers winning by a score of 56-21. Eric Moore […]
Emily Fendley, a senior at Oneonta High School, signed an academic scholarship Friday, Jan. 10, with an invitation to play tennis at Huntington College in Montgomery. Fendley is pictured with parents Lori and Scott Fendley (seated) and tennis coach Cindy O’Rear and high school principal Joe Whited (standing) at the signing event. Coach O’Rear said, “Emily is special. Not only […]
MONTGOMERY – CollegeCounts, Alabama’s 529 college savings fund, is offering scholarship awards of $4,000 for four-year college enrollees and $2,000 for two-year college enrollees to eligible students pursuing higher education at institutions in Alabama. The CollegeCounts Scholarship eligibility details and online application is now open through Feb. 27, 2020, at Treasury.Alabama.gov/CollegeCountsScholarship. The scholarship is designed to provide funding assistance to […]
Two county players were recognized recently for scoring their 1,000th career point.
The 2019 high school football season proved to be one of the most exciting in recent history. With all but one county team making a playoff appearance, “successful” would be an understatement. Susan Moore and Oneonta were both able to advance to the second round. With these amazing seasons came some amazing performances from the athletes and coaches who helped […]
Hayden’s Dillon Layton was named tournament MVP. Named to the junior boys all-tournament team during the 2019 Blount County Tournament were: Jackson Miller (Susan Moore); Coy Weems (J.B. Pennington); Brion Sandoval (Cleveland); Conner Green and Preston Martin (Appalachian); Cole Williams and Jackson McMillian (Southeastern); J.J. Boatright, Charlie Armstrong, and Isiah King (Locust Fork); Keegan Motte, Carson White, Carson Purkey, and […]