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  • Shannon Fagan, Sports Editor
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The past year has been a roller-coaster ride of sorts for Deidra Davis. She earned her first head-coaching position at Cedar Bluff last summer and guided the Lady Tiger volleyball team to a 21-23 record, which included an appearance in the North Regional at Huntsville.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Jacksonville State is picked to win its fourth-consecutive Ohio Valley Conference title, while senior defensive end Darius Jackson is predicted to be the league's Defensive Player of the Year for the second season in a row, as announced at the conference's annual Football …

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MONTGOMERY – The North All-Stars needed only 65 minutes to post a 3-0 win over the South Thursday afternoon in the AHSAA North-South girls’ volleyball match held at Auburn-Montgomery’s Basketball Complex.

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MONTGOMERY – The North girls beat the South 4-1 and the North boys posted a 5-2 win at Emory Folmar Soccer Complex to sweep the competition at the 21st AHSAA Summer Conference and All-Star Sports Week Tuesday night in Montgomery.

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Two Spring Garden athletes will be among the stars during All-Star Sports Week, which begins July 18 in Montgomery. Rising seniors Kerstin Bryant and Tiyonna Rogers both earned spots on the North All-Star softball and girls basketball rosters respectively.

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The Fourth of July is now over. The Southeastern Conference's football media days are this week in Hoover. High school football teams are in the throws of 7-on-7 camps. And, yours truly is in the planning stages of our annual Pigskin Preview.

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BRENTWOOD, Tenn. - The Ohio Valley Conference revealed on Friday the final two matchups that are part of the league's eight-game football "Game of the Week" package that will be carried exclusively on ESPN3 this fall. Both of them feature the Jacksonville State Gamecocks.

  • Grant Benefield, Cherokee Herald Sports Correspondent
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CENTRE - Coming off a second-place finish in last year’s Alabama Recreation and Parks Association state swim meet, the Centre Otters have been proving that 2016 was not just a one-year wonder.

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GAYLESVILLE - Steve Baker is no stranger to Gaylesville softball. He pioneered the program in 1981 in its slow-pitch days and coached until 1985. He returned for a second head-coaching term in the late 1990s, and now he's back to put the program on track again.

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Spring Garden softball was once again among the elite Class 1A teams in 2017. The Lady Panthers won the Class 1A, Area 10 tournament title, claimed the Class 1A North Central Regional in Tuscaloosa, then finished fourth at the state tournament in Montgomery with an overall record of 29-18.

MONTGOMERY – Former Collinsville and current Winterboro football coach Alan Beckett is one of seven individuals who have been selected for the 2017 Making a Difference award. The award is presented by the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) and the Alabama High School Athletic D…

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For the past three years, Dexter Vines has learned from one of the state's best high school basketball and football coaching staffs at Spring Garden. Now he hopes to take what he's learned and establish his own program.

  • Grant Benefield, Cherokee Herald Sports Correspondent
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JACKSONVILLE – Despite stormy weather on Saturday, Cedar Bluff managed to play both of their scheduled football scrimmages in the Gridiron Challenge at Jacksonville State University. The Tigers split with Lynn (6-0 loss) and Fayetteville (8-6 win).

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