It was apparent at the end of the Northeast Regional, and this past weekend’s release of the Alabama Sports Writers Association’s All-State basketball teams confirmed it.
The trio of players that keyed Sacred Heart’s boys’ basketball program to three consecutive state titles are enjoying a nice ride together, well after their last games together.
OXFORD — The Oxford baseball team opened Class 6A, Area 13 play Tuesday, topping rival Pell City 1-0, and the Yellow Jackets’ Jarin Turner had a big say in the result.
WHITE PLAINS — Tuesday afternoon, White Plains and Spring Garden played a non-area game at the youth complex in White Plains, because repairs are in progress to the high school fields.
OXFORD — For most of No. 2-ranked Oxford’s 6-2 win over No. 4 Gardendale on Monday evening, the game looked less like a matchup between two top-five Class 6A teams and more like a normal game for the Yellow Jackets.
At Choccolocco Park in Oxford’s Spring Sting tournament, Oxford finished second after winning three of four games Saturday.
Retiring Sacred Heart principal Charlie Maniscalco’s delivery in announcing the school would retire the jersey numbers of senior basketball standouts D.J. Heath and Kevion Nolan was touching, but it also came with a dare.
The Sacred Heart girls soccer team won two games in two days. The Cardinals beat Cherokee County 3-1 on Monday and Class 1A, Area 6 foe Collinsville 5-1 on Tuesday.
Piedmont High head coach Steve Smith will serve as the Alabama All-Star head coach for the 31st annual Alabama-Mississippi All-Star game in December.
The Calhoun County Sports Hall of Fame has announced the six members of the Class of 2017 induction class: Stanley Bell, Mike Deerman, Billy Ferguson, Chip Howell, Jerry Ray and Ricky Weems.
Pleasant Valley swept four games in the White Plains softball tournament this weekend. The Raiders beat Horseshoe Bend 4-2, White Plains 15-7, Jacksonville 10-0 and Ohatchee 18-7.