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Tuesday 10/21/2014
VOLLEYBALL: Sand Rock advances to North Super Regional as Class 3A, Area 13 runner-up
Posted: October 21, 2014

GERALDINE – Class 3A, No. 8 Sand Rock is making a return trip to Huntsville.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Eight area athletes’ performances recognized by AHSAA
Posted: October 21, 2014

Week 9 of the high school football season saw many outstanding performances throughout the state, eight of which came from the Cherokee County area. Those eight were all recognized in the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s weekly Spotlight.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Gaylesville’s Evans, Spring Garden’s Downey honored by ASWA
Posted: October 21, 2014

The Cherokee County area saw several outstanding rushing performances last Friday. The Alabama Sportswriters Association recognized two of them in its Players of the Week compilation, released late Monday evening.

Monday 10/20/2014
SHANNON FAGAN: Me and my big mouth
Updated: October 21, 2014 - 4:43 pm

During last Thursday’s “End Zone Show” on WEIS radio, hosts Shane McElwee and Nolen Sanford teased me about getting back in a groove following a 6-1 mark picking the area high school games in Week 8.

Saturday 10/18/2014
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Section holds off Cedar Bluff, 14-7
Posted: October 18, 2014

CEDAR BLUFF – In just about all of their losses this football season, Cedar Bluff had its chances to win, but fell short in one of the three phases of the game.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Warriors lose heartbreaker at Sardis
Posted: October 18, 2014

SARDIS CITY – Jesse Hubbard tossed the game-winning 6-yard touchdown pass to Austin Hallmark with three seconds left to send the Sardis Lions to a thrilling come-from-behind 42-38 win over the Cherokee County Warriors at Sardis Stadium on Friday.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Spring Garden blasts past Woodville, 53-20
Posted: October 18, 2014

WOODVILLE – The Spring Garden Panthers handed Woodville its fifth straight football loss Friday night, eliminating their hosts from playoff contention with a 53-20 decision.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Gaylesville’s Evans gallops past Coosa Christian
Updated: October 19, 2014 - 11:27 am

GADSDEN – Senior tailback Dillon Evans had a monster game rushing the football Friday night for the Gaylesville Trojans. He ran for 274 yards on 34 carries with four touchdowns, leading the Trojans to a 51-32 victory in a Class 1A, Region 7 matchup.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Piedmont blanks Westbrook Christian, 49-0
Posted: October 18, 2014

RAINBOW CITY – Piedmont coach Steve Smith completely misread his team entering Friday’s Class 3A, Region 6 game against Westbrook Christian.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Sand Rock falls short at New Hope
Updated: October 21, 2014 - 4:42 pm

NEW HOPE – Sand Rock senior quarterback Chase Garrett completed 17 of 37 pass attempts for 185 yards and two touchdowns, but the Wildcats fell short in a Class 3A, Region 7 heartbreaker at New Hope on Friday, 24-21.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Gaston sends Collinsville to fifth straight defeat
Posted: October 18, 2014

COLLINSVILLE – Gaston topped Collinsville 26-14 in a Class 2A, Region 7 football contest Friday night.

Friday 10/17/2014
VOLLEYBALL: Sand Rock takes 2 of 3 matches at Good Hope
Posted: October 17, 2014

GOOD HOPE - Playing their second quad match in three days, Class 3A, No. 8 Sand Rock managed to take two of three matches Thursday at Good Hope to improve to 33-10 on the season.

VOLLEYBALL: Spring Garden sweeps Glencoe, Weaver on senior night
Posted: October 17, 2014

SPRING GARDEN - The Spring Garden Lady Panthers sent seniors Emory Reedy and McKenzie Micha out with a pair of wins in their regular-season tri-match finale on Thursday.

Piedmont Sports Safety Clinic to offer strategies for injury prevention
Posted: October 17, 2014

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. – The Piedmont City School District is calling a time out on sports injuries by teaming up with sports medicine experts to offer a Sports Safety Clinic for students, parents and coaches on Oct. 23, 5:30 p.m., in the Piedmont High School Cafeteria. Admission is free and open to the public. A free hotdog dinner will be served.

VOLLEYBALL: Sand Rock, Spring Garden maintain rankings in final volleyball poll of the season
Posted: October 17, 2014

The Sand Rock Lady Wildcats (33-10) and Spring Garden Lady Panthers (20-20) maintained their respective rankings in the latest AL.com volleyball poll. The final poll of the season was released late Thursday.

Wednesday 10/15/2014
High School Football Stats Through 7 Weeks
Posted: October 15, 2014

Below are area high school football statistics through seven weeks. Reporting this week was Cedar Bluff, Cherokee County, Gaylesville, Piedmont, Sand Rock and Spring Garden. Some schools only partially reported.

VOLLEYBALL: Sand Rock sweeps quad match on senior night
Posted: October 15, 2014

SAND ROCK – Shortly after her Lady Wildcats swept Spring Garden, Piedmont and Susan Moore on Tuesday, Sand Rock volleyball coach Lisa Bates took the team’s video camera to record a sign hanging from one of the side basketball goals.

VOLLEYBALL: Cedar Bluff sends Adams, Bryant out with a win on senior day
Updated: October 16, 2014 - 9:13 am

CEDAR BLUFF – Cedar Bluff seniors Jasmine Adams and Paige Bryant both admitted they were on edge Tuesday playing their final home match against Class 1A, Area 12 rival Gaylesville.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: AHSAA honors three area players in weekly Spotlight
Updated: October 15, 2014 - 9:20 am

Three outstanding area football efforts received recognition late Tuesday by the Alabama High School Athletic Association. Among the week’s honorees were Cedar Bluff’s D’Shawn Fife, Spring Garden’s Dakota Lambert and Gaylesville’s Logan Hurley.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Alabama squad named for 2014 Ala-Miss Football Game
Updated: October 15, 2014 - 9:03 am

MONTGOMERY – Twenty-two players already committed to Division I-A schools have been selected to the 40-player Alabama All-Star Team that will face Mississippi in the 28th annual Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Football Game Dec. 13 at Montgomery’s Cramton Bowl.

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