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The 2017 season isn’t set to kick off for another couple of months, but Mark Heaton knows how important this final week of June could be to the development of his Russellville football team. At...read more
At this time last year, the Russellville High School girls’ soccer team did not exist. It was just an idea. And even after head coach Trey Stanford held the first tryouts in January of this yea...read more
Long before spread offenses and passer-friendly systems became the norm in college football, the SEC built a championship pedigree on the legs of some of the best ball carriers ever to lace up a pair ...read more
Russellville head soccer coach Trey Stanford was feeling pretty good when he departed from Golden Tiger Stadium on Tuesday night. His Golden Tigers drew 2-2 with Florence in a scheduled summer exhibit...read more
As soon as Shelton State finished off a 5-4 win over Central Alabama on Saturday, May 13, Austin Bohannon started to get that old familiar feeling. Granted, this was Ozark, Alabama, not Montgomery. I...read more
After going 12-0 on the mound and leading Russellville to its first-ever baseball state championship in 2015, Jacob Green knew exactly what he wanted to do next: Become a Division One pitcher at the c...read more
RUSSELLVILLE - Preparation for 2018 is already under way for the Russellville High School soccer teams. Both varsity squads have been training so far this summer, and last Friday the girls’ and ...read more
For the better part of this century, the SEC as a football conference has been renowned for its quality depth. The league was hailed as the nation’s strongest not because it always produced the ...read more
For the second consecutive season, Russellville High School is home to the Class 5A Baseball Player of the Year. After an outstanding senior season that saw him set school records for home runs and s...read more
Whenever Peyton Thomas gets the itch to swing a baseball bat, he knows exactly who to call. “Luke Baker. Any time I need to go hit, Luke is ready to go—without question,” said Thoma...read more
Coaching third for Tharptown, Tanna Benford got to see plenty of Kaylee Bain and Shaylee Wieting this past season on their frequent trips around the bases. Bain, a senior centerfielder, and Wieting, ...read more
Attempting to single out Chandler Allen’s best performance on the mound from 2017, Red Bay baseball coach Richard Maggerise must have felt like a hungry man lining up for an all-you-can-eat buff...read more
It has been just over a month since the Russellville boys soccer team fell to top-ranked Randolph in the AHSAA Class 5A quarterfinals, ending what was a historic season for the first-year program. Ra...read more
Take a look at Baseball America’s list of the Top 100 prospects for this month’s MLB Amateur Draft, and you’ll see five high school players from Alabama: McGill-Toolen outfielder Bub...read more
True to the principles he preaches to his players, Russellville baseball coach Chris Heaps is not a ‘me guy.’ He’s a ‘we guy’ through and through. As such, Heaps would n...read more
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