BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – The media that covers the Ohio Valley Conference has picked Jacksonville State to win its third-straight league title and predicts Eli Jenkins to repeat as the OVC Offensive Player of the Year.
It’s rare for an athlete from one school to be among those selected for the Alabama High School Athletic Directors and Coaches Association All-Star Sports Week, but the Piedmont Bulldogs will have two representatives among the state’s best in Montgomery July 19-21.
CENTRE - Just three meets into the 2016 summer season, the Centre Otter swim team is already making waves. They've claimed two first-place finishes and one second-place finish in their three meets so far.
CEDAR BLUFF – Deidra Davis first learned how much support the Cedar Bluff athletic program had at a young age when her father Doug was an assistant principal at the school, even though she attended school in nearby Centre.
MONTGOMERY – Mark Jones, Jacksonville State University Director of Recreational Sports for the last 32 years, will join the executive staff of the Alabama High School Athletic Association as assistant director overseeing officials, executive director Steve Savarese announced Saturday.
CENTRE - On Saturday evening, the Cherokee County Sports Hall of Fame inducted its Class of 2016 at the Gadsden State-Cherokee Arena in front of a packed arena floor, giving all seven new members and their families a night they'll always remember.
Out of the seven high school baseball teams in The Cherokee County Herald’s coverage area, four made the state playoffs. Cedar Bluff, Cherokee County and Piedmont all advanced at least one round before bowing out, something the Alabama Sports Writers Association took note of when selecting its annual All-State baseball teams.
The Spring Garden Lady Panthers finished third in the Class 1A state softball tournament back in May, so it’s only fitting they had their fair share of representatives on the Alabama Sports Writers Association All-State Softball Teams.
CENTRE - The Cherokee County Warriors played host to the Cedar Bluff Tigers Thursday evening in a spring football exhibition. The Warriors handled the 2015 1A state runner-ups 49-14 in two quarters of play.
HUNTSVILLE - With Thursday's thunderstorms pushing everything back on Friday at the North Regional Softball Tournament in Huntsville, the Sand Rock Lady Wildcats were beginning to wonder if they were ever going to play on Friday.
HUNTSVILLE - It could have been easy for the Cedar Bluff Lady Tigers to have laid down after being no-hit in their North Regional Softball opener against third-ranked Decatur Heritage in Huntsville on Thursday.
HUNTSVILLE - Thunderstorms wreaked havoc with the North Softball Regional at Huntsville's Kiwanis Metro Complex on Thursday. Spring Garden and Cedar Bluff were both scheduled to play two games, but were barely able to get through their opening round games thanks to two separate rain delays.
SAND ROCK – About four months ago, Sand Rock senior Courtney Williams was thinking about her future. She’s played multiple sports throughout her high school career – everything from volleyball to basketball to softball.
CULLMAN – Piedmont’s Karri Green set new state records in the 200 meter dash (24.97) and the 400 meter dash (56.59). She also won the 100 meter hurdles (14.90) and the 300 meter hurdles (46.04) in leading the Lady Bulldogs to a sixth-place finish at the Class 3A state track and field meet in Cullman over the weekend.