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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 […]


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