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Prep volleyball: Jacksonville makes regional finals; season over for Sacred Heart, Donoho, Oxford

HUNTSVILLE -- Jacksonville beat Brooks 25-13, 25-13, 25-15 this afternoon to advance to the Class 4A North Super Regional final.

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Saturday 10/25/2014
From the Bunker: The perfect day of golf
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 3:17 pm

Fall and winter are some of the best times to get out and play some golf in our area. Most of the courses are not as crowded, and some have dropped their rates to attract golfers. Here is my vision of the perfect day this fall.

Prep volleyball: Oxford, Jacksonville, Donoho, Sacred Heart advance
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 12:54 am

HUNTSVILLE — A rundown of the volleyball action at the North Super Regional on Friday at the Von Braun Center. Each team played one match. Winners advanced to today’s quarterfinals.

Prep football roundup: Ranburne, Cleburne County, Spring Garden win
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 12:42 am

Ranburne 35, Woodland 14

Prep football: Piedmont rides seniors to all 6 touchdowns
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 12:23 am

PIEDMONT — Seniors Mitchell Bennefield, Tyler Lusk and Dreek Thompson combined to have a hand in all six Piedmont touchdowns as the Bulldogs completed Class 3A, Region 6 play with a 42-0 win over Weaver.

Prep football: Wellborn gets a rest after rolling past Ohatchee
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 12:26 am

OHATCHEE — After winning for the sixth time in seven games, Wellborn gets a rest.

Prep football: Brackett scores 100th touchdown as JCA clinches playoff spot
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 12:05 am

JACKSONVILLE — When Jacksonville Christian Academy took the field in a non-region game against Waterloo, the Thunder knew that two things had to happen in order for them to win a playoff spot in Class 1A, Region 7.

Friday 10/24/2014
Prep football: Borrelli, Gamble pace Oxford's playoff-clinching win
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 12:25 am

CHELSEA — Oxford kicker Keaton Borrelli had not missed all season long, and there he stood with a huge crowd at Chelsea looking on with 3:27 to go in a game for a playoff spot.

Prep football: Alexandria edges Anniston for third straight win
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 11:36 pm

ALEXANDRIA — What a difference three weeks makes for Alexandria.

Prep football: Saks returns to its dominant ways, dumps Jacksonville
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 11:20 pm

SAKS — Saks picked a good week to get back to playing Saks football.

Prep football: Falcons polish off unbeaten region record
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 11:11 pm

After wrapping up a region title last week, Donoho didn’t let up.

Prep football: Friday night scoreboard
Updated: October 25, 2014 - 12:57 am

The Anniston Star's Friday night scoreboard:

Game breakdown: South Carolina (4-3, 2-3 SEC) at No. 5 Auburn (5-1, 2-1)
Posted: October 24, 2014

Pregame analysis of Jacksonville State's home game against Tennessee Tech:

Alabama football: Tide ready to renew big rivalry with Vols
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 4:11 pm

TUSCALOOSA — Alabama has Auburn and Tennessee has Florida, but at the end of the day, the Crimson Tide and Volunteers still have each other.

Joe Medley: Next JSU AD? Someone who stays course
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 4:14 pm

The announcement of Warren Koegel’s pending retirement as Jacksonville State’s athletics director is two days old, and there’s talk and even campaigning for potential replacements.

Game breakdown: Tennessee Tech (3-4, 2-2) at No. 6 Jacksonville State (5-1, 3-0)
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 4:16 pm

Pregame analysis of Jacksonville State's game against Tennessee Tech.

Game breakdown: No. 4 Alabama (6-1, 3-1 SEC) Tennessee (3-4, 0-3)
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 4:08 pm

Pregame analysis of Alabama's game at Tennessee:

Thursday 10/23/2014
Mark Edwards' predictions: Tide, Tigers will keep winning; JSU will sail
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 8:13 pm

If the season ended today, the Southeastern Conference could justify lobbying for three teams in the four-team College Football Playoff.

Mark Edwards: Koegel did the job right at JSU
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 9:43 pm

When Jacksonville State athletics director Warren Koegel steps down Dec. 31, he will have spent three years and seven months on the job. So, how do we judge his time at JSU — good, bad, somewhere in the middle?

Alabama notebook: Saban talks favorite movies, bring an extra coach on the field
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 8:53 pm

TUSCALOOSA — Alabama coach Nick Saban was in a relaxed mood during his Thursday night radio show from Bob’s Victory Grille.

Prep volleyball: Sacred Heart heads to North Super Regional buoyed by having cleared ‘huge’ hurdle
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 7:29 pm

Robin Coplin couldn’t believe her eyes Thursday.

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