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January 30, 2015


Prep basketball roundup: Buckner paces Donoho boys' win

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

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Thursday 01/29/2015
Basketball: Piedmont boys, Wellborn girls win junior high crowns
Updated: January 29, 2015 - 10:20 pm

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

Prep basketball: Jacksonville boys, girls rout Glencoe
Updated: January 29, 2015 - 11:35 pm

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

Wednesday 01/28/2015
Prep notebook: Jacksonville’s Parker, Piedmont’s Lucas rewarded
Updated: January 28, 2015 - 8:32 pm

There’s nothing better than positive recognition, and earlier this week and last weekend Jacksonville’s Savon Parker and Piedmont’s Tyler Lucas were honored by different organizations for their efforts as high school players.

One on one with ... Ranburne's Jesse Ralston
Posted: January 28, 2015

If you don’t know Jesse Ralston yet, just give it time.

Tuesday 01/27/2015
Prep basketball: Donoho girls notch first victory
Updated: January 28, 2015 - 12:01 am

Donoho's girls basketball team picked up its first victory of the season, beating visiting Sacred Heart 45-29. AnnaMarie Woodfin and Lauren Holbrook led the way with 14 points apiece.

Calhoun County wrestling: Oxford grabs first place, Ohatchee finishes historic second
Updated: January 28, 2015 - 12:04 am

The Oxford Yellow Jackets finished atop the standings of Tuesday night’s county championship meet with 202 points, while Ohatchee was second with 169 points and Weaver was third with 162. Saks finished fourth, Piedmont fifth, Alexandria sixth and Wellborn seventh.

Prep basketball: Croft’s 34 not enough to lift Anniston past Gadsden City
Updated: January 28, 2015 - 12:03 am

ANNISTON — Many outside Anniston High may not know his name, but Quinterious Croft is putting the rest of Calhoun County on notice.

Prep basketball: Oxford boys, girls await coin flips to determine area hosts
Updated: January 28, 2015 - 12:10 am

PELL CITY — Pell City eighth-grader Mary Luker drilled two 3-pointers in the last two minutes to deny the Oxford Yellow Jackets the Class 6A, Area 10 girls championship with a 40-32 win Tuesday night.

Prep basketball: Saks sweeps White Plains, clinches Area 11 boys title
Updated: January 27, 2015 - 11:29 pm

WHITE PLAINS — Second halves provided nice second chances for Saks High’s basketball teams.

Monday 01/26/2015
Prep basketball roundup: Pleasant Valley girls clinch tie for area title
Updated: January 26, 2015 - 10:51 pm

Pleasant Valley defeated Wellborn 63-29 on Monday night, putting the Class 3A, Area 12 girls basketball regular-season title into a tie.

Football recruiting: West Alabama nabs four from Calhoun County
Updated: January 27, 2015 - 12:01 am

West Alabama assistant coach Max Thurmond had a good weekend on the recruiting trail. He handles Calhoun County for the Division II Tigers, and in the past two days, his school has pulled in four local standouts.

Football recruiting: Piedmont's Savage joins Calhoun County crew committing to West Alabama
Updated: January 26, 2015 - 9:47 pm

Piedmont wide receiver C.J. Savage became the fourth Calhoun County player to commit to West Alabama in the last 24 hours.

Football recruiting: Jacksonville's Parker commits to West Alabama
Updated: January 26, 2015 - 12:54 pm

Jacksonville linebacker Savon Parker became the third Calhoun County football player to commit to West Alabama in the last 15 hours.

Joe Medley: Hoop dreams fill stands, come true
Updated: January 26, 2015 - 3:11 pm

Did you notice? Basketball mattered in Footballistan on Saturday.

Football recruiting: Jacksonville's Thurmond commits to West Alabama
Posted: January 26, 2015

Jacksonville athlete Sid Thurmond announced his commitment to West Alabama this morning, Golden Eagles head coach Clint Smith confirmed.

Sunday 01/25/2015
Football recruiting: Saks' Harris chooses West Alabama
Updated: January 25, 2015 - 8:45 pm

The first football scholarship offer for Saks High’s Devin Harris was the only one that mattered.

Mark Edwards: Calhoun tourney student sections make games that much more fun
Posted: January 25, 2015

The most fun part about the Calhoun County tournament?

Saturday 01/24/2015
Calhoun County tournament: Crown belongs to Anniston girls again
Updated: January 25, 2015 - 12:04 am

JACKSONVILLE -- Anniston thought it had the best team entering the Calhoun County tournament, but the Bulldogs had to prove it.

Calhoun County tournament: Class 1A Sacred Heart makes county history
Updated: January 25, 2015 - 9:22 am

JACKSONVILLE — Sacred Heart is a school of 266 students, with 47 in grades 10-12, and nearly everybody associated with the school formed a splash of black and neon in Jacksonville State University’s Pete Mathews Coliseum on Saturday.

Calhoun County Basketball Tournament Finals
Updated: January 24, 2015 - 11:51 pm

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