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Russellville got strong pitching performances from senior right-handers Landon Ezzell and Tom Barkley Scott on Monday, sweeping a pair of games from Cleburne County and James Clemens at Choccolo...read more
Following the graduation of a handful of veteran hitters who played key roles on last year’s 26-win team, Phil Campbell will have to rely more on pitching and defense this season in its ongoing ...read more
HANCEVILLE - If you take Craig Thomas at his word [and you should, seeing as how Phil Campbell’s fourth-year head coach is every bit the straight shooter now that he was during his playing days ...read more
HANCEVILLE - Basketball is more often than not a game of matchups, and Belgreen’s girls ran into a tough one Friday night in Hanceville.   The Lady Bulldogs are at their best when t...read more
HANCEVILLE - Six minutes.   That’s how long it took for everything Belgreen’s boys had worked so hard to accomplish this season—a 25-5 record, an 11-game win streak stre...read more
HANCEVILLE - After a tough first half in Thursday’s Class 2A Northwest Regional semifinal against No. 9 Mars Hill, Red Bay’s Gath Weatherford was in dire need of a pep talk. He got a...read more
HANCEVILLE - Coaches, by nature, are worriers, and Craig Thomas is no exception.   Heading into Thursday evening’s Top 5 showdown with Mars Hill in the Northwest Regional semifinals...read more
Tharptown’s boys couldn’t overcome a slow start in Tuesday night’s sub-regional game at Area 12 champion Meek, falling 76-54 and finishing one game shy of Hanceville.   ...read more
One year removed from winning just two games, Red Bay’s boys are headed to Hanceville.   The Tigers rode a hot-shooting first quarter to a 60-37 rout of Class 2A, Area 11 champion T...read more
BELGREEN - Because Belgreen’s boys are capable of playing the kind of fluid, free-flowing basketball that most fans find pleasing to the eye, the Bulldogs often get labeled with another f-...read more
Over the past three seasons, Russellville has posted a mind-boggling record of 121-23 while joining Hartselle (1990-92) and Spanish Fort (2010-12) as the only baseball programs in AHSAA history to win...read more
Richard Maggerise doesn’t like to dwell on the past, and he doesn’t want his Red Bay baseball players to spend too much time looking in the rearview either. Considering what’s behin...read more
Darby Elliott reached a career milestone on Monday night, helping Phil Campbell’s girls reach Hanceville with a 90-42 sub-regional rout of Area 11 runner-up Cleveland.   Elliott, a ...read more
GUIN - It didn’t take Jasmine Martin very long to come up with her favorite thing about this particular Belgreen team.   “We all get along really well,” said Martin, a s...read more
BELGREEN - How good were Belgreen’s boys in the first quarter of the Class 1A, Area 13 championship game on Saturday night?   So good that they scored six points before Tharptown ev...read more
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