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RUSSELLVILLE - On a sweltering day at Golden Tiger Stadium, Mark Heaton got the opportunity to see how his new-look Russellville football team would respond in the heat of battle. And it wasn’t just ...read more
Taylor Leathers is a man who appreciates a good motto. “I’m a big slogan guy,” said Leathers, now in his second year as head football coach at Colbert Heights. The Wildcats’ ...read more
Thirteen schools from five different classifications will descend on the campus of Russellville High School this Friday for the annual Northwest Alabama 7-on-7 and Lineman Challenge. Pool play for th...read more
The game of soccer is continuing to expand in the city of Russellville. In the past, there have been very few opportunities to get involved with the game here in Franklin County, and many of those ser...read more
Last week we took a look at the 2017 schedules for each team in the SEC West, ranking them from the most challenging (Auburn) to the least (Alabama). This week we move over to the SEC East, which hasn...read more
Head coach Michael Jackson’s first three teams at Red Bay all shared at least a couple of characteristics in common; namely, they were extremely experienced and supremely successful. The Tigers...read more
The Russellville Dixie Youth Baseball 8U All-Star team is heading to the state tournament in Enterprise after a stellar run to the district title. After running through the sub-district and district ...read more
SEC Media Days are set for next week in Hoover, which means the start of the 2017 season can’t be too far behind. [It’s officially 60 days away, but who’s counting?] With that in min...read more
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
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