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The new schedule for the 2018 Franklin County Tournament includes six semifinal games on Saturday and three championship games on Monday night.   The tournament was originally scheduled t...read more
Jacob Mayberry scored 15 points to lead three Belgreen players in double-figures on Monday night, helping the Bulldogs snap a two-game losing skid with a 54-47 win at Carbon Hill. Mason Bragwell adde...read more
THARPTOWN - Red Bay coach Kevin Morrow has had seventh-and-eighth-grade basketball teams that finished with better records than this year’s bunch. But these Tigers closed their season in a manne...read more
THARPTOWN - Phil Campbell’s ninth-grade girls capped off a 15-1 season with a county championship on Saturday afternoon, but the secret to their success is no secret at all. “When you hav...read more
THARPTOWN - Tharptown’s boys scored nearly double their season average on Monday night, surpassing the century mark in a 101-48 rout of visiting Vina.   The Wildcats (9-8, 6-2 in Clas...read more
THARPTOWN - Last January, when Vina’s girls won their 20th game of the season, it was a landmark achievement, something they hadn’t done in nearly a quarter-century.   When the ...read more
THARPTOWN - Before the season started, Belgreen girls coach Chad Green touted Gracie Dempsey as one of his team’s top defenders. On Saturday night at Tharptown, the sophomore guard showed ...read more
THARPTOWN - Shannon Benford wasn’t ashamed to admit it. Tharptown’s 58-50 victory over No. 9 Belgreen on Saturday night caught him a little off guard.   “I didn’t ex...read more
RUSSELLVILLE - Russellville’s girls remained in the hunt for a regular season area championship on Thursday night, riding a red-hot start to a 65-32 rout of short-handed Lawrence County at the R...read more
Phil Campbell’s girls held Belgreen to just one two-point field goal for the entire game on Thursday night, beating the Lady Bulldogs 68-37 for their third straight win.   Ten diffe...read more
Peyton Thomas and Rhett Benford combined to score 40 points for Phil Campbell on Thursday night, and Joe Hardy hit the go-ahead three in the final minute to lift the surging Bobcats to a 61-58 win...read more
Belgreen’s boys rode a 32-point first quarter to a rout of visiting Vina on Tuesday night, remaining unbeaten in area play with a 79-35 win.   The Bulldogs (14-3, 5-0 in Class 1A, A...read more
A huge fourth quarter was not enough for Red Bay on Tuesday night, as the Tigers fell 55-49 at Lamar County in their final area game of the regular season.   Trailing 41-22 at the end of ...read more
Cole Daniel scored 18 points, Levi McCormack added 16, and Winston Nolen had a big fourth quarter for Tharptown on Tuesday as the Wildcats completed a season sweep of area rival Phillips with a 62-42 ...read more
Peyton Thomas continued his recent hot streak with 24 points for Phil Campbell on Tuesday night, and senior guard Joe Hardy added a career-high 21 as the Bobcats avenged an earlier loss to Hackl...read more
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