Sports

Walker signs with Faulkner


Last Friday, Susan Moore’s Ethan Walker (below) announced that he has committed to continue his football career at Faulkner University. Walker’s play on the offensive line earned him first team All-County honors as both a junior and senior. He was named to the 3A Region 6 First Team All-Region team following his senior season. Walker shared, “I’m blessed to be […]

Panthers outlast the Tigers


Cleveland and J.B. Pennington squared off last Thursday with the Panthers edging the Tigers 11-7. Both teams scored a run in the first. Isaac Murphree drove Jaxon Timmerman in for the Tigers while Jacob Johnson drove Cade Wilson home on a double. The Panthers, however, continued to put runs on the scoreboard. They added two runs in the second and […]

Chicks with sticks

High School Softball

Appalachian Last Thursday, the Lady Eagles hosted Ragland. Scoring 11 runs in the first, Appalachian added eight more over the next five innings for a 19-10 victory. Ashley Maddox pitched five and a third innings for the win. She allowed only three runs on five hits. Kylee Davis closed the game out. Davis got the scoring started for the Lady […]

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Hit hard, run fast, turn left

High School Baseball

The Blount County Varsity Baseball Tournament was held Monday and Tuesday at West Blount Park in Hayden. Appalachian and Susan Moore hit the field first. The Eagles took the early lead and never looked back as they beat the Bulldogs 8-0 to advance to the semifinal round. Game two was a matchup between Southeastern and Cleveland. The Mustangs scored five […]

All-County basketball


As the 2021 basketball season wrapped up, coaches from the seven Blount County schools met to select this year’s All-County Boys Team, All-County Girls Team, most valuable players, and coaches of the year. All of us here at The Blount Countian have enjoyed following these student-athletes throughout the season. They encountered many obstacles, but persevered. They led their teams to […]

All-County volleyball


While volleyball ended last fall, Blount County has traditionally recognized its All-County team during the championship game of the Blount County Basketball Tournament. With COVID-19 restrictions in place, it was not possible to do that this year. These ladies of fall provided many highlights throughout the season and we congratulate each of you on a successful season. You overcame many […]

Bulldogs let their feet do the talking

High School Soccer

A 7-0 road win over Sylvania Friday marked the 14th win of the season for the Lady Bulldogs. They are now 3-0 in 1A-3A Region 6 and ranked No. 1 in the Alabama High School Coaches’ Poll. The Lady Bulldogs are also ranked 10th in the AHSC Girls “Super Poll,” which ranks the best teams in the state regardless of […]

Lady Bulldogs make history


While Susan Moore’s historic season ended one game too soon, the Lady Bulldogs finished the 2020-2021 season 31-3, reached many goals, and accomplished many firsts. One of those goals was to win the regional championship. They accomplished that last Wednesday with a 63-54 win over Lauderdale County. Senior Hallie Holmes scored 20 points to lead the team. She led the […]

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