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At halftime of last Friday’s critical Class 3A, Region 8 showdown with rival Lexington, Colbert Heights head coach Taylor Leathers ducked into a back office inside the field house at Amos Mitche...read more
Last week’s 24-7 victory over border rival Belmont (MS) gave Red Bay a two-game win streak heading into its bye week, and coach Michael Jackson believes his team is trending in the right directi...read more
With a season-opening rout of Tharptown now buried beneath four consecutive losses, Phil Campbell would like nothing more than to turn its season around by beating rival Phillips for a second straight...read more
Students from the local All American Tang Soo Do studio in Russellville recently competed in the Region 6 Tournament. Deryll Banning won bronze medals in Empty Hand Form and Weapons Form. Dale Gallow...read more
Heading into the final weekend of September, here’s what my Top 10 would look like if I had a vote: Alabama, Clemson, Penn State, Oklahoma, Washington, USC, Georgia, TCU, Michigan, Virginia Tech...read more
Tharptown’s varsity volleyball team split a pair of area matches on Thursday, beating Hackleburg 3-1 but falling to Phillips 3-0. The Lady Wildcats (2-3 in area play) recorded 21 aces and 20 ki...read more
Tharptown’s varsity volleyball team picked up a pair of wins on Tuesday, beating Hackleburg 3-0 in an area match and then beating Class 3A East Lawrence 2-0. Brooke Daily led the Lady Wildcats ...read more
In describing his team’s season to date, Red Bay football coach Michael Jackson—whether he was aware of it or not—borrowed from Steven Tyler and Aerosmith, circa 1993. “We&rsq...read more
As the team’s offensive coordinator from 2012-15, Taylor Leathers called countless plays for Lexington. The most important call he made is still benefiting head coach Jason Lard and the Golden B...read more
Phil Campbell coach Ryan Swinney has a pretty good idea of what to expect on Friday night when Sulligent visits Parrish Field for a Class 2A, Region 8 showdown. He’s seen it before. “The...read more
Belgreen’s varsity volleyball team opened area play with a 3-0 win over Tharptown last Thursday and then hosted a tournament for the first time ever on Saturday, losing to Class 3A Colbert Heigh...read more
Last week wasn’t exactly a banner week for the SEC, what with Ole Miss losing to a mediocre Cal team, Missouri getting throttled (at home) by Purdue, Auburn sweating Mercer for four quarters, Te...read more
Before they left the playing field at Louis Crews Stadium on the campus of Alabama A&M University last Friday night, Russellville’s players gathered tightly around head coach Mark Heaton on ...read more
Trailing 14-10 with less than 30 seconds left in the all-important region opener at Clements last Friday night, Colbert Heights faced fourth-and-six from the Colt 18-yard-line. Enough time remained fo...read more
The Week 3 schedule is light on big games, so we’ll start by squeezing in a few early-season observations. Coming into the year, the four consensus playoff favorites were Alabama, Ohio State,...read more
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