The Susan Moore Bulldog powerlifting team brought home the 3A State Championship last weekend. They also earned accolades as overall State Champions 1A-7A with the most points in the state tournament. Individually, the Bulldogs racked up the medals. Seven took first place in their weight class: Tyler Vaughn, Derrick Franklin, Johnathan Villanueva, Angel Maldonado, Adrian Reyna, Trevor Black, and Nick […]
Susan Moore track coaches Payton Sandlin (left) and Charles Shirley (center) accept a $1,000 check from District 34 Rep. David Standridge (right). The donation allows student athletes to participate in events and meets that would not have otherwise been possible.
Although spring has yet to show itself, spring sports are in full swing. Baseball Appalachian kept their game against Locust Fork last week within reach until the fifth inning when the Hornets’ Jackson Ragland singled and scored two runs. Locust Fork maintained control and won 10-7. Lukas Huber received the win on the mound. Huber surrendered two runs and gave […]
Oneonta center fielder Allie Higginbotham signed a letter of intent last week to play softball for Southern Union Community College. Higginbotham plans to major in elementary education and become a coach. Assistant softball coach Lauren Wilson said during remarks at the ceremony that she is “a great athlete, a great student, and a great person.” Higginbotham will have shoulder surgery […]
Several wrestlers from Hayden and Susan Moore qualified and medaled at the state tournament this season. The Wildcats had seven wrestlers to qualify at the North Super Sectionals held at the CrossPlex in Birmingham. Hayden finished fifth of the 29 schools competing 1A-5A. Amongst the seven wrestlers were Evan Phillips, Ryan St. John, Kaleb Burford, Ty Judd, Colby Hallmark, Linus […]
Oneonta opened their soccer season in Foley with the Southern Shootout High School Soccer Tournament. They anticipated tough matchups from their seasoned opponents; however, they were no contest for the Redskins. They began the tournament in a defensive battle against St. Michael Catholic and took their first victory 1-0. Oneonta then faced Saraland and crushed the Spartans 6-1. The win […]
The teams for the upcoming 60th AHSAA North- South All-Star Football Game have been selected and were released last week. Four players from Blount County made the roster. The teams consist of 2019 graduating seniors. Quarterback Noah Allison from J.B. Pennington and Oneonta’s Brandon Howard (wide receiver), Taveris Hill (defensive back), and Jaden Warren (defensive back) were among the 37 […]