BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – The Ohio Valley Conference's media expects Jacksonville State to continue its recent dominance of the league in 2017.
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MONTGOMERY – The North All-Star defense came up with the big plays Thursday night en route to a 14-13 football win over the South in the 58th playing of the AHSAA North-South All-Star Football Game at Cramton Bowl.
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.
MONTGOMERY – Spring Garden's Tiyonna Rogers grabbed three rebounds in eight minutes of action in the North All-Stars' 76-67 victory over the South in girls basketball action on Wednesday evening, with a crowd of more than 2,500 in attendance at Auburn University-Montgomery’s Basketball Complex.
MONTGOMERY – Spring Garden's Kerstin Bryant tossed four total innings in helping the North All-Stars earn a split with the South in All-Star competition Tuesday night at Montgomery's Lagoon Park.
MONTGOMERY – The North swept the South 9-3 and 3-2 Tuesday night at Riverwalk Stadium to sweep the all-star baseball competition at the 21st AHSAA All-Star Sports Week in Montgomery.
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.
Volleyball has been a big part of Lyndsey Barker Mullins' life, which is something that Cedar Bluff principal Rusty Thrasher already knew from his days at Pleasant Valley.
CENTRE - Steve Baker has been a member of the Cherokee County Country Club since 1974, and while he still has a passion for golf, he recently decided to step down as its manager.
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.
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.
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.
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the fifth in a five-part series chronicling the sports milestones and accomplishments of the each of the five Cherokee County schools this past school year.
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.
The Cherokee County Museum and Historical Society has announced that Herald Sports Editor Shannon Fagan is the recipient of the first Baker-Dean Media Award.
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the fourth in a five-part series chronicling the sports milestones and accomplishments of the each of the five Cherokee County schools this past school year.
CENTRE - A lot can happen in 34 years, but one constant for WEIS radio station in Centre has been its high school football coverage.
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the third in a five-part series chronicling the sports milestones and accomplishments of the each of the five Cherokee County schools this past school year.
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.
Coming off a Birmingham Industrial Baseball League Championship in 2016, the Blue Sox baseball team is already off to an undefeated start in their 2017 campaign.
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second in a five-part series chronicling the sports milestones and accomplishments of the each of the five Cherokee County schools this past school year.
HOOVER – Decatur’s Tanner Burns and Westminster Christian’s Annie Willis were named Mr. Baseball and Miss Softball, respectively, by the Alabama Sports Writers Association on Sunday night at the group’s 46th annual convention at the Hyatt-Wynfrey in Hoover.
Throughout his high school athletic career, Taylor Hayes has been the catalyst of so many memorable moments at Piedmont High School.
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.
CENTRE - High school wasn't always easy for Cherokee County's Quartez Henderson, but through it all and with some community encouragement, he stuck with it.
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first in a five-part series chronicling the sports milestones and accomplishments of each of the five Cherokee County schools for the past school year.
Until recently, Devante Dixon had never taken a trip to Colorado, but his first visit there capped a baseball experience he’ll never forget.
CENTRE - Drew Hall has been around several outstanding softball and baseball programs throughout his 29 years.
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…
SAND ROCK - Over the past few years, the Sand Rock baseball program has lacked stability at the top. Veteran Wildcat coach Jeff Norris is looking to change that.
CENTRE - The foursome of David Martin, Norris Ray, Claude Robertson and Bobby Porter bested Scott Hays, Phillip Hicks, Johnny Bentley and TJ McGatha on a scorecard playoff to win the Memorial Day Breakfast Scramble at Cherokee County Country Club on Monday.
A few years ago, a young up-and-coming softball pitcher by the name of Magen Rich idolized former Cherokee County High School standout Tori Davis. She wanted to be every bit the player Davis was.
CENTRE - One of Josh Decker's defining moments - perhaps the defining moment - of his high school baseball career came when he was handed the ball in the second game of the quarterfinal round in the Class 4A state playoffs against Madison Academy.
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.
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).
MONTGOMERY – Spring Garden junior pitcher Kerstin Bryant remembers being in awe at last year’s Class 1A state softball tournament of Brantley outfielder Alex Wilcox.
MONTGOMERY – Following their loss to top-ranked Brantley on Thursday night, the Spring Garden Lady Panthers knew things weren’t going to be easy working their way back into contention from the losers bracket of the Class 1A state softball tournament.
MONTGOMERY - Spring Garden junior pitcher Kerstin Bryant is known for her heroics in the circle, but she can also swing a big bat as well.
ATTALLA - Cherokee County High School quarterback Tyren Dupree accounted for all three touchdowns in the Warriors' 21-7 spring football jamboree victory at Etowah on Thursday.
GAYLESVILLE - The Gaylesville Trojans hosted a spring football jamboree Thursday night against Sand Rock and Asbury. The Trojans dropped a 13-0 decision to Sand Rock, then rebounded to take an 8-6 decision over Asbury.
MONTGOMERY- Brantley junior pitcher Leanna Johnson baffled Spring Garden's batters Thursday night. She allowed just one hit and posted 13 strikeouts in the top-ranked Lady Bulldogs' 13-0 victory in five innings in the winners bracket of the Class 1A state softball tournament.
MONTGOMERY - Spring Garden junior pitcher Kerstin Bryant tossed a one-hitter and also helped herself at the plate Thursday in the Lady Panthers' 1-0 victory over Ragland in the Class 1A state softball tournament at Lagoon Park.