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The sight of major league scouts huddled behind home plate when he’s on the mound doesn’t spook Cody Greenhill. He’s used to it by now. “This summer, they were all over the pl...read more
HANCEVILLE - One by one, Mason Bragwell, Jacob Mayberry and Brant Bragwell trudged into the media room at Tom Drake Coliseum on Friday night, their red, puffy eyes and damp cheeks reflecting the pain ...read more
RUSSELLVILLE-Had you been at Russellville Golden Tiger Stadium on Thursday evening, you might be forgiven if you believed the Golden Tiger football team was having an impromptu scrimmage, ...read more
HANCEVILLE - High school basketball players tend to remember their final game, for better or for worse, and Tammy West is no exception. Back in 1988, West (then Tammy Welborn) was a senior at Good Ho...read more
BELGREEN - Sophomore guard Brant Bragwell scored 14 of his 15 points in the first half on Tuesday night to lead a balanced Belgreen attack that saw 12 Bulldogs score en route to a 99-68 blowout victor...read more
RUSSELLVILLE - On the night of Friday, January 27, Russellville coach Patrick Odom and his assistants made the drive to Huntsville to watch Lee High School host Mae Jemison in a Class 5A showdown. Odo...read more
A big second-half comeback was not enough to send Belgreen’s girls to Hanceville on Monday, as the Lady Bulldogs saw their season end in sub-regional play with a 56-47 loss at R.A. Hubbard. Tra...read more
RED BAY - When Donnie Roberts calls the gymnasium at Red Bay High School his second home, he’s not exaggerating. “I remember those first five years I was here, driving back and forth from...read more
BELGREEN - The last time Belgreen’s boys played in Hanceville, Brant Bragwell was a wide-eyed seventh-grader serving as the team’s water boy. “Man,” Bragwell recalled, “...read more
BEAR CREEK - In a game that was closer than the final score may suggest, the Belgreen Lady Bulldogs (15-14) fell short of defending their area title on Friday night, falling to the Phillips Lady Bears...read more
RUSSELLVILLE - In the immediate aftermath of Hunter Pankey’s game-tying three (an off-balance, desperation shot from the top of the key that banked off the glass and in, pulling East Limestone e...read more
BELGREEN - The Belgreen Bulldogs were on fire Thursday night, and it wasn't from the flu bug that caused nearly 80 Belgreen students to miss school this week. Instead, Coach Clint Isbell's team naile...read more
THARPTOWN - The Tharptown Wildcats secured a spot in the Class 1A, Area 13 championship game with a 79-65 victory over the Hackleburg Panthers in Belgreen on Thursday night. Though a comforta...read more
RED BAY - It’s an adage nearly as old as the game of basketball itself, one echoed throughout the halls of history by countless coaches after countless big wins in high school gymnasiums from Fl...read more
Russellville seniors Cody Greenhill and Judd Ward have both been named preseason first-team All-Americans for 2017 by the online newspaper Collegiate Baseball. Greenhill and Ward, both Auburn signees...read more
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