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Tharptown’s varsity volleyball team picked up a pair of wins on Tuesday, beating Hackleburg 3-0 in an area match and then beating Class 3A East Lawrence 2-0. Brooke Daily led the Lady Wildcats ...read more
In describing his team’s season to date, Red Bay football coach Michael Jackson—whether he was aware of it or not—borrowed from Steven Tyler and Aerosmith, circa 1993. “We&rsq...read more
As the team’s offensive coordinator from 2012-15, Taylor Leathers called countless plays for Lexington. The most important call he made is still benefiting head coach Jason Lard and the Golden B...read more
Phil Campbell coach Ryan Swinney has a pretty good idea of what to expect on Friday night when Sulligent visits Parrish Field for a Class 2A, Region 8 showdown. He’s seen it before. “The...read more
Belgreen’s varsity volleyball team opened area play with a 3-0 win over Tharptown last Thursday and then hosted a tournament for the first time ever on Saturday, losing to Class 3A Colbert Heigh...read more
Last week wasn’t exactly a banner week for the SEC, what with Ole Miss losing to a mediocre Cal team, Missouri getting throttled (at home) by Purdue, Auburn sweating Mercer for four quarters, Te...read more
Before they left the playing field at Louis Crews Stadium on the campus of Alabama A&M University last Friday night, Russellville’s players gathered tightly around head coach Mark Heaton on ...read more
Trailing 14-10 with less than 30 seconds left in the all-important region opener at Clements last Friday night, Colbert Heights faced fourth-and-six from the Colt 18-yard-line. Enough time remained fo...read more
The Week 3 schedule is light on big games, so we’ll start by squeezing in a few early-season observations. Coming into the year, the four consensus playoff favorites were Alabama, Ohio State,...read more
A year ago, in head coach Kevin Lacey’s first season at the helm, Tharptown finished fifth in Class 1A, Region 8, missing out on what would have been the program’s first-ever playoff berth...read more
The Belgreen varsity volleyball team finished second in its pool in a tournament at Muscle Shoals High School on Saturday before losing to Winston County 2-1 in tournament play. Playing without injur...read more
Kevin Shaw threw an 18-yard touchdown pass to Korey Saint with 25 seconds left in the game, helping Colbert Heights remain unbeaten with a thrilling 17-14 win at Clements on Friday in the Class 3A, Re...read more
A banged-up Belgreen volleyball team split its first two matches of the regular season on Tuesday, beating Colbert County and losing to Colbert Heights in a tri-match at Colbert Heights High School. ...read more
It’s time once again to give you a preview and a pick for the four most intriguing games on the SEC schedule in Week 2. Non-conference showdowns remain the order of the day, with one exception&m...read more
Mark Heaton learned a valuable lesson a long time ago about the toll inexperience can take. “My old head coach told me once that for every sophomore you start at the 5A level, that’s one ...read more
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