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Saturday 12/20/2014
CHEROKEE COUNTY GIRLS BASKETBALL INVITATIONAL: Spring Garden, Piedmont advance to tournament title game
Posted: December 20, 2014

CENTRE – Spring Garden sophomore guard Savannah Dempsey sank four 3-pointers – all in the second half – and finished with 12 points, helping the Class 1A, No. 4 Lady Panthers earn a 55-39 victory over Class 3A, No. 5 Sand Rock in the Cherokee County Invitational Tournament on Friday.

Friday 12/19/2014
Updated: December 19, 2014 - 1:54 am

CENTRE – The Piedmont Bulldogs held off a late Sand Rock rally to earn a 41-38 victory in the Cherokee County Basketball Invitational on Thursday.

CHEROKEE COUNTY GIRLS INVITATIONAL ROUNDUP: Piedmont battles back to defeat Pell City
Updated: December 19, 2014 - 1:55 am

CENTRE – Bre Green netted 21 points to lead the Piedmont Lady Bulldogs to a 41-36 comeback victory over Pell City on Thursday in the Cherokee County Basketball Invitational on Thursday.

Thursday 12/18/2014
JSU ATHLETICS: Greg Seitz named Interim Athletic Director
Posted: December 18, 2014

JACKSONVILLE - Greg Seitz has been named as interim athletic director at Jacksonville State University, President Dr. William A. Meehan announced on Thursday.

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Warrior boys remain top team in Class 4A
Posted: December 18, 2014

For the second consecutive week, the Cherokee County Warriors (9-0) remain the top team in the Alabama Sportswriters Association Class 4A boys basketball rankings. The latest rankings were released late Wednesday evening.

Wednesday 12/17/2014
CHEROKEE COUNTY BASKETBALL INVITATIONAL: Garden girls grit out win over Chattooga
Updated: December 18, 2014 - 2:20 pm

CENTRE - The Spring Garden Lady Panthers welcomed back one of their top shooters Wednesday in senior guard Darian Gaines. She had missed the last three games due to a left shoulder injury suffered against Plainview on Dec. 8.

JSU FOOTBALL: Sigler, Holcombe named AP All-America
Posted: December 17, 2014

NEW YORK - Jacksonville State's Devaunte Sigler and Max Holcombe were both named to the Associated Press Football Championship Subdivision All-America team released today.

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Collinsville boys down Cedar Bluff in battle of ranked teams
Posted: December 17, 2014

CEDAR BLUFF – Collinsville basketball coach Jon Tidmore knows when his Panthers play against Cedar Bluff, they have to find ways to handle the Tigers’ pressure defense.

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Warriors remain unbeaten with victory over Fort Payne
Updated: December 17, 2014 - 10:36 am

CENTRE – Justin McKnight netted 15 points and Tyren Dupree contributed 13 to lead Class 4A, No. 1 Cherokee County to a 67-53 over Class 6A Fort Payne in boys’ basketball action Tuesday.

Tuesday 12/16/2014
JSU FOOTBALL: Gamecocks' Holcombe named First-Team All-American
Updated: December 16, 2014 - 6:09 pm

NEW HAVEN, CT - Jacksonville State's Max Holcome was named to the Walter Camp's 2014 Football Championship Subdivision All-America team on Tuesday.

Monday 12/15/2014
1,000 and counting: Hooper still going strong coaching basketball at Centre Middle School
Posted: December 15, 2014

There have been a lot of coaching greats throughout Cherokee County’s basketball history, but even some of them haven’t had the longevity that Centre Middle School’s Claude Hooper has.

Sunday 12/14/2014
CHEROKEE COUNTY JUNIOR HIGH BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Centre Middle School claims 8th grade boys championship
Posted: December 14, 2014

SAND ROCK - Luke Goss netted 14 points and Will Hawkins added 13 to lead the Centre Middle School boys to a 44-31 victory over Cedar Bluff to claim the Cherokee County Boys' 8th Grade Basketball Tournament Championship on Saturday at Sand Rock.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Hoover's Johnson snatches victory in final seconds for Alabama All-Stars
Posted: December 14, 2014

MONTGOMERY - Alabama wide receiver Justin Johnson of Hoover came down with perhaps the most dramatic catch in the 28-year Alabama-Mississippi Football All-Star Game series Saturday on the last play of the game to score the game-winning touchdown in the 36-30 win.

Saturday 12/13/2014
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Sand Rock girls defeat New Hope
Posted: December 13, 2014

SAND ROCK - Courtney Rowe tallied 12 points, seven rebounds, six steals and five assists to lead Class 3A, No. 5 Sand Rock to a 62-39 victory in Area 13 girls basketball action on Friday.

Friday 12/12/2014
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Cedar Bluff sweeps at Gaylesville
Posted: December 12, 2014

GAYLESVILLE – Both Cedar Bluff varsity basketball teams appear to be hitting their stride.

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Garner’s hot shooting leads Collinsville girls past Spring Garden
Posted: December 12, 2014

COLLINSVILLE – Collinsville basketball coach Jon Tidmore had been waiting on freshman guard Trinity Garner to light up the scoreboard.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Fifth-ranked Sand Rock improves to 8-0
Posted: December 12, 2014

SYLVANIA – Emily Langley netted 14 points and had five steals while Courtney Rowe collected 13 points, eight steals and six rebounds to lead Class 3A, No. 5 Sand Rock to a 65-56 basketball victory at Sylvania on Thursday.

Thursday 12/11/2014
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Warriors No. 1 in first ASWA poll of the season
Posted: December 11, 2014

CENTRE – Cherokee County High School boys’ basketball coach Neal Wester said he’s been a little surprised with how quickly things have come together in the early stages this season for the Warriors.

Tuesday 12/09/2014
ALL-CHEROKEE COUNTY VOLLEYBALL TEAM: Norris the rock behind Lady Wildcats’ success
Posted: December 09, 2014

SAND ROCK – Sand Rock senior setter Ashley Norris is the perfect example of big things coming in small packages.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Rogers’ big night helps Spring Garden down Plainview
Updated: December 09, 2014 - 10:33 am

SPRING GARDEN – Spring Garden junior forward Tykeah Rogers scored a career-high 32 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead the Lady Panthers to a 66-57 girls basketball victory over visiting Plainview on Monday.

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