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Wednesday 01/21/2015
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Spring Garden girls finish area play undefeated
Posted: January 21, 2015

SPRING GARDEN – Savannah Dempsey rang for 20 points to lead Class 1A, No. 4 Spring Garden to a 67-8 girls basketball victory over visiting Coosa Christian on Tuesday.

Tuesday 01/20/2015
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Third-quarter surge lifts top-ranked Warriors past Cedar Bluff
Posted: January 20, 2015

CENTRE – Coming of their second straight Cherokee County Tournament championship, the Cherokee County Warriors didn’t suffer a letdown on Monday night in their first game on the court since their latest title.

Monday 01/19/2015
SHANNON FAGAN: Spring Garden girls, Cherokee County boys add to hoops history
Posted: January 19, 2015

Another Cherokee County Basketball Tournament is in the books.

Sunday 01/18/2015
CHEROKEE COUNTY BOYS TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIP: Edwards sinks six treys, leads Warriors to title
Posted: January 18, 2015

CENTRE - Cherokee County sophomore guard Colin Edwards is listed at 5-foot-6.

Posted: January 18, 2015

CENTRE - Shortly after defeating Sand Rock 50-41 on Saturday for their second straight Cherokee County Tournament title, the Spring Garden Lady Panthers shared their championship prize with some of their most dedicated fans.

Saturday 01/17/2015
Posted: January 17, 2015

CENTRE - Cherokee County's Kyle Burgess buried four 3-pointers and finished with a game-high 16 points to lead the Warrior junior varsity team to a 50-36 victory over Sand Rock in the Cherokee County Junior Varsity Boys Tournament championship on Saturday.

CHEROKEE COUNTY BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: County championship games feature rematches from last year
Posted: January 17, 2015

CENTRE – The Spring Garden Panthers gave Class 4A’s top-ranked team a run for its money in the first half of their Cherokee County Tournament semifinal game on Friday, but the Cherokee County Warriors pulled away in the second half for a 56-34 victory.

Friday 01/16/2015
JSU FOOTBALL: Gamecocks announce 2015 schedule
Posted: January 16, 2015

JACKSONVILLE - Five home games and trips to Auburn and Chattanooga highlight the 2015 Jacksonville State football schedule, which was released by interim Athletics Director Greg Seitz on Friday.

Thursday 01/15/2015
CHEROKEE COUNTY BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Cherokee County girls, Spring Garden boys advance against Gaylesville
Updated: January 16, 2015 - 9:27 am

CENTRE – All but one Cherokee County Lady Warrior scored at least one basket in a 54-23 victory over Gaylesville Thursday in the opening round of the Cherokee County Varsity Girls Basketball Tournament at the Gadsden State-Cherokee Arena.

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Piedmont’s Whitten inks with Central Alabama Community College
Posted: January 15, 2015

PIEDMONT – Central Alabama Community College baseball coach Steve Lewis had seen Piedmont’s Peyton Whitten play before, but he wanted to put the senior through a true workout at the Trojans’ baseball showcase last fall.

JSU SOFTBALL: Gamecocks to hold annual Fan Day Feb. 1
Posted: January 15, 2015

JACKSONVILLE - The Jacksonville State softball team will host its annual Fan Day on Sunday, Feb. 1 at University Field. The event will begin at 2 p.m. and admission is free for all fans.

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Cedar Bluff boys, Sand Rock girls move up in latest ASWA rankings
Posted: January 15, 2015

The Cedar Bluff Tigers (12-6) and Sand Rock Lady Wildcats (18-3) both moved up a notch in their respective classes in the latest Alabama Sportswriters Association basketball poll. The latest poll was released late Wednesday evening.

Wednesday 01/14/2015
ASWA MR. FOOTBALL AWARDS BANQUET: Cedar Bluff's Mintz among state's best in Montgomery
Posted: January 14, 2015

MONTGOMERY - Cedar Bluff senior lineman Jake Mintz joined two elite fraternities on Wednesday at the Alabama Activity Center in Montgomery.

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Fifth-ranked Sand Rock girls down No. 4 Brindlee Mountain, 50-43
Posted: January 14, 2015

SAND ROCK - An all-around performance from senior guard Courtney Rowe helped lift Class 3A, No. 5 Sand Rock to a 50-43 Area 13 girls basketball victory over visiting Brindlee Mountain on Tuesday.

Tuesday 01/13/2015
Ohio State beats Oregon 42-20 in national championship game
Updated: January 13, 2015 - 1:31 am

ARLINGTON, Texas — Ohio State can add the newest version of the national championship trophy to a case that already has a bunch of the old ones.

Monday 01/12/2015
No one can fill Jack Mackey’s chair
Posted: January 12, 2015

Editor’s note: The following is local radio personality Kurt Duryea’s account of his friend, Jack Mackey, who died Jan. 7 at the age of 73.

Sunday 01/11/2015
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Sand Rock girls outlast Glencoe in overtime
Posted: January 11, 2015

SAND ROCK - Courtney Rowe posted 28 points, 10 rebounds, six assists, two steals and a blocked shot to lead Class 3A, No. 5 Sand Rock past Glencoe 66-64 in overtime in girls basketball action Saturday.

Saturday 01/10/2015
Posted: January 10, 2015

NEW HOPE - Courtney Rowe and Emily Langley both netted 12 points to pace Class 3A, No. 5 Sand Rock to a 62-36 Area 13 basketball victory at New Hope on Friday.

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Cedar Bluff boys, Spring Garden girls keep area records unblemished
Updated: January 10, 2015 - 2:39 am

CEDAR BLUFF - In the first half of Friday night's basketball game at Class 1A, Area 13 rival Cedar Bluff, the Spring Garden Panthers had to feel pretty good about themselves.

Friday 01/09/2015
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Sand Rock’s Saturday game times with Glencoe adjusted
Posted: January 09, 2015

SAND ROCK – Sand Rock’s Saturday basketball games with Glencoe have had adjusted start times. Games will now begin at 3 p.m. with the junior varsity girls. Junior varsity boys, varsity girls and varsity boys will follow.

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