Twenty-four seniors have been selected to represent Alabama in the 24nd annual Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Basketball Games at Jackson State University’s Lee E. Williams Athletics & Assembly Center March 21.
LEESBURG – Crappie USA Inc., “America’s Premier National Crappie Fishing Tournament Organization,” will make its return to Alabama’s Weiss Lake this Saturday.
SPRING GARDEN - Tony Benefield became Spring Garden's head baseball coach during the 2007-08 school year. In less than seven years, Benefield has now won over 100 games.
BIRMINGHAM - Parker’s Thundering Herd closed out the 2014 AHSAA Final 48 State Basketball Tournament Saturday night with a 56-46 victory over Birmingham city rival Ramsay in the Class 5A boys’ title game to claim the school’s first state championship since 1975.
BIRMINGHAM - Wenonah senior guard Jameka Holmes scored 25 points, with 15 coming on clutch free-throw shooting, as the Lady Dragons captured the Class 5A Girls State Championship Saturday night with a 57-46 victory over Sylacauga at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex.
BIRMINGHAM - Midfield won its second state championship in three years Saturday afternoon at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex with a 62-40 victory over Barbour County in the Class 3A state finals.
BIRMINGHAM - Lauderdale County (38-0) became the first high school in Alabama High School Athletic Association history to win 11 girls state basketball championships Saturday, beating Holly Pond 56-35 for the 2014 Class 3A state title.
BIRMINGHAM - Defending Class 4A state champion Oneonta outscored Calera 21-6 in the final quarter Saturday morning to post a come-from-behind 51-39 win as the Lady Redskins captured their second straight AHSAA state title.
BIRMINGHAM - Dallas County senior center William Lee sank a 3-pointer at the end of the fourth quarter to tie the game and send it to overtime, then went to the foul line with the game tied once again with five seconds left in the extra period when he was fouled while attempting a desperation 3-point shot.
BIRMINGHAM - Senior Patrick Keim sank two free throws with four seconds remaining to lift Mountain Brook to a 60-57 win over Blount as the Spartans captured their second consecutive Class 6A state boys basketball championship Friday night.
BIRMINGHAM - Shades Valley trailed by five points heading into the fourth quarter Friday night against Sparkman, but turned to its relentless press and some of the best free-throw shooting in Final 48 State Basketball Tournament history to win the Lady Mounties’ first state championship in school history, 63-49.
BIRMINGHAM - Elba outscored Luverne 36-24 in the second half to post a come-from-behind 66-61 victory to claim its first AHSAA Final 48 Class 2A state boys championship Friday at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex.
BIRMINGHAM - Woodland rolled to its second straight Class 2A girls state basketball championship Friday as the Bobcats (34-1) beat Red Bay 65-52 in the finals at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex.
BIRMINGHAM – St. Jude (24-5) captured its eighth AHSAA state basketball championship and 10th in school history with its 65-37 win over Parrish in the Class 1A Boys State Tournament finals Friday.
BIRMINGHAM – Junior forward Amahni Upshaw scored 13 points and had 10 rebounds to earn MVP honors Friday morning as Brantley (27-5) beat Loachapoka 43-31 to claim its second consecutive Class 1A Girls State Basketball Championship at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex.
CEDAR BLUFF – By her own admission, Cedar Bluff senior centerfielder Haley Kimberly didn’t have her best game Thursday against Sand Rock.
CROSSVILLE – The Spring Garden Panthers split a baseball doubleheader at Crossville on Monday. The Panthers (3-1) won the first game 8-5 but dropped the nightcap 13-7.
SAND ROCK – Sand Rock senior outside hitter Macy Haney didn’t want her volleyball playing days to come to an end. After all, it’s something she’s done since sixth grade.
JACKSONVILLE - Defending against the Woodland Lady Bobcats has been a problem only one team has solved this season (Class 3A Lauderdale County).
JACKSONVILLE - On most nights, when Spring Garden senior guard Jay Prater hits five 3-pointers and senior forward Will Westbrook posts a double-double, the Panthers stand a good chance of winning.
JACKSONVILLE - Foul trouble has been something that has bothered Spring Garden sophomore forward Tykeah Rogers this season. That's something the Skyline Lady Vikings succeeded in exploiting Tuesday in the Class 1A Northeast Regional basketball tournament.