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Blount County Basketball All-Tournament teams

Junior Varsity BoysHayden: Cole Sims (Co-MVP),Kyler Leamon (Co-MVP), CarsonSnow, Brodie Garner, Will Vines.J.B. Pennington: BradChamblee, Carter Heptinstall,Russell Stephens.Southeastern: Valentine Galvin,Cole Williams.Locust Fork: Jake Taylor, MichaelMullins.Cleveland: Zack Burt.Susan Moore: Angel Cartegena. Varsity GirlsSusan Moore: MadisonLipscomb (MVP), Hallie Holmes,Kaitlyn Hill, Cali Smallwood,Lacey Floyd.Hayden: Ramie Reid, BeccaBenton, Lindsey Smith.Locust Fork: Faith Evans,Madison Roy.Appalachian: Ella Cleveland,Chloe Blakely.Cleveland: Kylee GillilandJ.B. Pennington: Kindle Weems.Southeastern: Laura Jett. […]

County basketball tourney concludes tomorrow


The Susan Moore Lady Bulldogs held on to their number two ranking for Class 3A in the latest Alabama Sports Writers Association poll. They finished up area play last Friday with their 74-24 win over Brindlee Mountain. They are a perfect 6-0 in Class 3A Area 13 with a 22-2 record overall. The Susan Moore varsity boys’ finished up area […]

Lady Bulldogs and Eagles take junior high championships


Blount County Schools crowned two champions last Thursday. Susan Moore’s junior high girls and Appalachian’s junior high boys came away as champions of the 2021 Blount County Basketball Tournament. Susan Moore faced the Hayden Wildcats in the girls’ championship game at Cleveland. Hayden took the early lead, but the Lady Bulldogs’ 11-0 run to start the second quarter changed the […]

All-county football


While the 2020 high school football season had its fair share of challenges, those Friday nights under the lights provided a few hours of “normal” each week as fans across the county cheered on their teams. The boys of fall left fans with many thrilling moments and record-breaking performances. Cleveland, Hayden, Oneonta, J.B. Pennington, and Southeastern extended their successful seasons […]

Junior high tournament concludes Thursday


The junior high girls and boys teams from Blount County’s schools have played some great ball over the past several days during the annual Blount County Schools Junior High Tournament. Last Saturday, seven teams kicked off the girls and boys tournaments. After Monday, only two remain. Junior High Boys J.B. Pennington is hosting the 2021 junior high boys. The Appalachian […]

Susan Moore and Oneonta girls ranked in ASWA poll


In the latest Alabama Sports Writers Association poll, Susan Moore’s Lady Bulldogs are ranked second in Class 3A, while the Oneonta Lady Redskins come in at number eight in 4A. Blount County Schools’ principals, athletic directors, and coaches meet today to set the brackets for the Blount County Basketball Tournament, which starts this Saturday, Jan. 16. Format follows the junior […]

Varsity girls excel during Christmas break


Varsity teams hit the court just a few days after Christmas with many still trying to make up games and others trying to get in games while they can. Locust Fork The Lady Hornets traveled to Bremen on Dec. 28 for a match up with the Cold Springs Eagles. Cold Springs came away with the 62-34 victory. It was a […]

Varsity boys plugging along


The varsity boys got a few games in over the last week. Hayden and Southeastern faced off on Dec. 30 with the Wildcats coming away with a 73-61 win. Hayden currently stands at third in 5A Area 12 with a 1-1 record, 4-3 overall. They face the Mustangs again tomorrow, Jan. 7. Tipoff follows the girls game. Southeastern played again […]

AHSAA guidelines create challenges for Blount County Schools basketball tournament


COVID-19 has wreaked havoc throughout the first couple of months of basketball season. Despite efforts of coaches and administrators throughout the county, game after game has been canceled, postponed, or rescheduled. The annual Blount County Schools basketball tournament has also fallen victim to the scheduling nightmare. The junior high girls and boys champion should have been crowned the first of […]

All Region football teams named


It’s been a few weeks since the Alabama High School Athletic Association crowned its state football champions. Over the past couple of weeks, coaches have been working to finalize the 2020 All Region teams. Blount County’s football teams gave fans many exciting moments throughout the season. There were many stand-out playmakers at all positions. Hayden senior RB Carson Rickels broke […]


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