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December 20, 2014


Prep basketball: Ohatchee gains sweep at JCA

JACKSONVILLE --- After a slow start, the Ohatchee boys’ basketball team fought back to defeat Jacksonville Christian Academy 58-52 on Friday.

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Friday 12/19/2014
Prep roundup: Second-ranked White Plains rolls
Posted: December 19, 2014

WHITE PLAINS --- Michael McGuirk led a balanced scoring performance for White Plains with 16 points, and the second-ranked team in Class 4A rolled to a 91-43 rout of Cleburne County on Friday.

Prep basketball: Short-handed Anniston boys fall to Talladega; Anniston girls roll
Posted: December 19, 2014

A number of things made Anniston’s potential comeback Friday night come up short.

Thursday 12/18/2014
Prep roundup: Valley Cubs score area win over Lincoln
Updated: December 19, 2014 - 9:56 am

Alexandria improved to 2-1 in Class 5A, Area 12 with a 61-53 win over Lincoln on Thursday night.

Wednesday 12/17/2014
One on one with ... Ohatchee's Hunter Barclay
Updated: December 17, 2014 - 9:46 pm

Hunter Barclay isn’t the same kid when he’s on the mat.

Brandon Miller's Prep Notebook: Ohatchee's Ginn picks up first boys win
Updated: December 17, 2014 - 9:46 pm

It took seven games for Ohatchee first-year boys basketball coach Bryant Ginn to get his first win in a boys game, showing the old adage “good things come to those who wait” may have some truth to it.

Tuesday 12/16/2014
Prep roundup: White Plains boys net 10th victory
Posted: December 16, 2014

PLEASANT VALLEY --- Nathan Gilbert and Murphy Doss scored 12 points apiece to lead White Plains’ boys to a 68-33 victory over Pleasant Valley on Tuesday.

Prep basketball: Alexandria boys, Ohatchee girls victorious
Updated: December 16, 2014 - 11:27 pm

The Alexandria Valley Cubs boys’ basketball team defeated the Ohatchee Indians 70-37 Tuesday night.

Prep basketball: Oxford boys, girls fall to Gadsden City
Updated: December 16, 2014 - 11:25 pm

OXFORD -- Oxford’s search for anything to get it over the hump continued Tuesday night.

Monday 12/15/2014
Prep roundup: Croft, Dobbins pace Anniston victory
Updated: December 15, 2014 - 11:08 pm

Quinterious Croft and Marrio Dobbins each scored 16 points as Anniston High beat Fort Payne 74-52 at home Monday night.

Prep wrestling: Gene Taylor tournament proves special to Weaver team
Updated: December 15, 2014 - 11:48 pm

Saturday marked a special day for Weaver wrestling … for more than one reason.

Saturday 12/13/2014
Holiday Hoops Challenge: Sacred Heart piles up points in victory
Posted: December 13, 2014

JACKSONVILLE — The Sacred Heart Cardinals have lots of scoring options. All were on display in their 73-48 win over Collinsville in the opening game of Saturday’s basketball extravaganza at Jacksonville State. Sophomore guard Kevion Nolan, now in his fourth season as a starter for coach Ralpheal Graves, netted a 3-point basket nine seconds into the game and it was all downhill for Collinsville from there.

Prep basketball: Sparkman offense too much for Oxford
Updated: December 13, 2014 - 8:41 pm

JACKSONVILLE — After a quarter, Oxford trailed by only a point. It didn’t remain that way, however, as the Yellow Jackets wound up falling 58-42 to Sparkman in the TV24 Holiday Hoops Classic.

Holiday Hoops Challenge
Posted: December 13, 2014
Holiday Hoops Challenge: Valley Cubs done in by inside play
Updated: December 13, 2014 - 7:55 pm

JACKSONVILLE — The inside game gave Plainview the inside tract to a win over Alexandria 62-58 in Saturday's TV24 Holiday Hoops Challenge at Jacksonville State.

Holiday Hoops Challenge: White Plains' path to another win goes through Gilbert
Updated: December 13, 2014 - 8:45 pm

JACKSONVILLE -- When White Plains beat Fyffe 74-54 in Saturday's TV24 Holiday Hoops Challenge at Jacksonville State, Chris Randall managed his team as he usually does -- shuffling 11 or 12 different players in and out of the game.

Holiday Hoops Challenge: Saks looks to measure up on defense
Updated: December 13, 2014 - 7:57 pm

JACKSONVILLE -- Saks coach Jonathan Miller used Saturday's TV24 Holiday Hoops Challenge at Jacksonville State as a measuring stick for his team.

Prep basketball: Gilbert’s shot lifts White Plains over Jacksonville
Updated: December 13, 2014 - 12:06 am

JACKSONVILLE — In a Class 4A, Area 11 matchup, the White Plains boys basketball team defeated Jacksonville 68-67.

Friday 12/12/2014
Prep roundup: Alexandria, Piedmont score sweeps
Updated: December 12, 2014 - 11:13 pm

Roundup of prep games from Friday:

Prep basketball: Dawson, Faith Christian win two over Donoho
Updated: December 13, 2014 - 12:09 am

Faith Christian’s Bradley Dawson coached back-to-back games Friday night and made winning both look routine.

Thursday 12/11/2014
Getting a chance: Foster, Gamble get an opportunity to prove themselves on recruiting stage
Updated: December 11, 2014 - 11:44 pm

Oxford’s Tre Gamble and Donoho’s Justin Foster are both excited about the opportunities that this week has brought.

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