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Prep basketball: Oxford boys, girls fall, but give their coaches reason for hope

OXFORD — A loss doesn’t always have to be negative.

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Friday 01/30/2015
Prep basketball roundup: Greenwood pours in 36 in White Plains win
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 11:25 pm

White Plains hosted the traditional senior night Friday, and the team’s lone senior, Amber Greenwood, certainly made it her night.

Prep basketball: Alexandria boys enter area tourney on a roll
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 11:45 pm

HEFLIN — Alexandria sure got over the Calhoun County tournament quickly.

Prep basketball: Ohatchee boys, girls sweep JCA
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 10:31 pm

OHATCHEE — On senior night, the Ohatchee boys beat Jacksonville Christian 66-57 at home Friday.

Basketball breakdown: Auburn (10-10, 2-5 SEC) vs. Tennessee (12-7, 4-3)
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 9:02 pm

Pregame analysis of Auburn's trip to Tennessee.

Oxford boys, Anniston girls win county junior high big-school titles
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 11:24 pm

SAKS — The Oxford boys and Anniston girls claimed the championships in the big-school division of the annual Calhoun County junior high basketball tournament Friday.

Prep basketball: Scott finishes with triple-double in final home game
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 11:44 pm

WEAVER — Most seniors dream of an incredible performance during their final basketball game at home. Weaver’s Keara Scott lived that dream Friday night against Jacksonville.

Joe Medley: To root or not to root? Or not watch?
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 8:08 pm

A friend posed a serious question on Facebook the other day. If not fan of Seattle or New England, then which team to cheer in Sunday’s Super Bowl?

Auburn basketball: Pearl braces his team for trip to his old home
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 8:28 pm

AUBURN — Friday was going to be too late for Bruce Pearl to talk to his team about Tennessee. 

Wayne Hester: After weeks of controversy, it's time to play the game
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 5:11 pm

With apologies to George Smith, a little this 'n a little that:

Alabama basketball: Tide gets another shot at No. 1 Kentucky
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 4:12 pm

TUSCALOOSA — For the second time in two weeks, Alabama basketball gets a crack at No. 1 Kentucky.

Basketball breakdown: Alabama (13-7, 3-4 SEC) vs. No. 1 Kentucky (20-0, 7-0)
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 4:08 pm

Pregame analysis of Alabama's game at Kentucky.

Football recruiting: Linebacker Jalen Choice can’t wait to get on field for Jax State
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 2:53 pm

Because of NCAA recruiting rules, Jacksonville State head football coach John Grass can’t talk about him yet, but Gamecocks linebacker commitment Jalen Choice will be a great fit for JSU, according to his high school coach.

Prep baseball: Alexandria's Dodd commits to Jacksonville State
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 11:52 pm

Jacksonville State was the first school to offer Alexandria pitcher Cody Dodd, who has received interest from other schools, but nothing more. The junior pitcher said committing was an easy decision once the offer came.

Thursday 01/29/2015
Joe Medley: Time for Grant to go, Tide fans to invest
Updated: January 29, 2015 - 7:24 pm

What does it say that Anthony Grant shows up among Birmingham-area trends on Twitter?

Prep basketball roundup: Buckner paces Donoho boys' win
Updated: January 29, 2015 - 11:47 pm

Schuyler Buckner had a big night as Donoho’s boys basketball team won at home over Moody 58-52.

Basketball: Piedmont boys, Wellborn girls win junior high crowns
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 3:19 pm

Piedmont beat Ohatchee 38-20 to win the small-school boys championship of the Calhoun County junior high basketball tournament Thursday night.

Prep basketball: Jacksonville boys, girls rout Glencoe
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 11:26 pm

JACKSONVILLE — The Jacksonville High boys basketball team pulled away in the second half to defeat visiting Glencoe 67-48 on Friday.

Football recruiting: Versatile Jordan Colbert preparing to join AU secondary
Updated: January 29, 2015 - 8:51 pm

Jordan Colbert has long had physical abilities beyond his years.

Brandon Miller: Hawks putting Atlanta back on the map
Updated: January 29, 2015 - 9:01 pm

R-E-S-P-E-C-T, find out what it means to … the Hawks.

Football recruiting: Tremaine Dillard finds family feeling at JSU
Updated: January 29, 2015 - 8:26 pm

Tremaine Dillard said there were lots of reasons he decided he would play his college football at Jacksonville State University.

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