Saks’ boys had the soccer talent coming into the 2019 season. The Wildcats needed more schooling in the game. Read the full story
Jakorius Watkins was that striker who commanded a lot of defensive attention. His scoring helped Saks soccer gain lots of attention. Read the full story
OXFORD — Selina Carpenter can laugh about all the “suicides” Tommy Miller ordered in basketball practice, back in the day. Read the full story
Jakorius Watkins was that striker who commanded a lot of defensive attention. His scoring helped Saks soccer gain lots of attention.
OXFORD — Selina Carpenter can laugh about all the “suicides” Tommy Miller ordered in basketball practice, back in the day.
Growing up in Birmingham and then playing high school sports at John Carroll, Charlie Maniscalco dreamed of becoming a professional baseball player. When that dream never came to fruition, he turned to coaching as the next best thing to playing. Along the way Maniscalco discovered that coach…
Jerry Gunnels was an integral part of two of coach Ed Deupree’s finest Wellborn football teams in 1966 and 1967. Tonight at the Oxford Civic Center, he will join Deupree as a member of the Calhoun County Sports Hall of Fame. Gunnels’ Class of 2019 is the fifteenth annual induction class for …
When Casey Howell took over as Ohatchee’s track and cross country coach six years ago, he did it without a coaching pay supplement. He also started from scratch, keeping only the seventh- and eighth-graders to start a program anew.
Robert Gaines’ distinguished athletic career at Weaver will end with him being recognized as Calhoun County’s top male athlete.
Mike Tolleson grew up in a football family. When he could no longer play, his love for the game led to a career as a coach.
Jerre Brannen was a rare high school athlete. He was outstanding in football, basketball, baseball and track at Anniston High School, playing three years in each sport, before graduating in 1956. From Anniston, Brannen received a football scholarship to the University of Alabama from coach J…
Darionta Bell’s high school track coach quoted an African proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child,” at his signing ceremony Wednesday. Fortunately for Bell, his village included an influential girlfriend.
Danny Bryan lived long enough to learn that he would be a member of the Calhoun County Sports Hall of Fame’s Class of 2019. Bryan was a basketball standout at Piedmont High School before graduating in 1967. He led Jacksonville State in scoring during his junior season with the Gamecocks but …
Pleasant Valley High School graduate Selina Carpenter, Class of 1987, doesn’t visit Calhoun County as often as she did before her father moved away in 2012. For the past 17 years she’s been the physician’s assistant for an orthopaedic surgeon in suburban Chicago. She’ll be back Saturday even…
HANCEVILLE — Former Piedmont High standout Easton Kirk has been named to the NJCAA Division I All-America baseball squad as a third-team selection.
For some high school athletes, choosing where to continue their athletic career is a tough decision filled with many visits and hard conversations with family and coaches.
Before Jaylen Childs blossomed into a Division I football lineman, baseball was his game. He’ll leave it to play football at Troy, but he’ll leave with major recognition.