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OXFORD - The Sand Rock Lady Wildcats went 2-2 in the Lady Tiger Softball Classic in Oxford over the weekend. They defeated Randolph County 14-6 and Saks 5-4. Losses were against Munford (10-6) and Central of Clay County (4-0).

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Tyler Driskell resigned from his duties at Sand Rock School on Sunday. His resignation was accepted in an emergency meeting called by the Cherokee County Board of Education on Sunday evening.

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SECTION - Section pitchers Colton Linderman and Dylan Davis baffled Sand Rock's hitters in their Class 2A first-round baseball playoff series on Thursday at Section. Linderman allowed just two hits in the Lions' 4-0 win in game one. Davis had a perfect game going through six innings in game …

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OWENS CROSS ROADS - Cedar Bluff's Nick Sawyer shot 72 and finished fourth out of 70 boy golfers at The River in Hampton Cove in the Hazel Green Invitational on Thursday. The Tigers were the only Class 1A school competing in the event. The majority of the field was schools from classes 4A thr…

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FORT PAYNE - Jaren Lockridge made sure the Class 4A, No. 8 Cherokee County Warriors would end baseball's regular season on a high note Wednesday. He blasted a home run in the second and another home run in the fifth as part of a four-hit afternoon in the Warriors' 10-2 victory at Fort Payne.

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After finishing runner-up to the Hokes Bluff Eagles in the Class 4A, Area 12 baseball race last week, the Cherokee County Warriors dropped four spots to No. 8 in the final Alabama Sports Writers Association baseball rankings. The latest rankings were released late Wednesday evening.

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JACKSONVILLE - Easton Kirk came away with a pair of hits, a run and a RBI, but they weren't enough to lead Class 3A, No. 7 Piedmont past Class 4A Jacksonville in baseball action on Tuesday. The Golden Eagles held on for a 5-4 victory.

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WOODVILLE - It wasn't easy, but the Gaylesville Trojans are headed to the Class 1A state baseball playoffs for the first time since 2004 after splitting a doubleheader at Woodville on Thursday.

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CENTRE - Cherokee County High School junior pitcher Noah Ledbetter didn't let Thursday's windy conditions bother him on the mound. He tossed a complete game, allowing just two runs on six hits with eight strikeouts in leading the Class 4A, No. 3 Warriors to a 9-2 victory over Area 12 rival W…

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SAND ROCK - Magen Rich surrendered just two hits and finished with 11 strikeouts in leading the Sand Rock Lady Wildcats to a 10-0 softball victory in five innings over visiting Gaston on Thursday.

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ANNISTON – No one associated with the top-ranked Cherokee County baseball program was happy about what happened over the weekend and coach Fran Blanchard knew the sooner the Warriors could purge themselves of its impact the better.

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OXFORD - The Spring Garden Panthers picked up a pair of baseball wins in a tournament at Oxford's Chocolocco Park Friday. They defeated Class 1A, No. 1 Spring Garden 6-0 and blanked Ohatchee 1-0 to improve to 12-3 on the season.

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