Ted Boozer, Jerry Cole, Arthur Hardy, Roland Houston, Brooke McCarley Suda and Jeramie Moore were inducted into the Calhoun County Sports Hall of Fame at Oxford Civic Center on Saturday night. Read the full story
For leading Oxford to a 32-7 finish and its deepest playoff run since 2016, Wes Brooks is The Anniston Star’s Calhoun County Class 4A-6A coach of the year.
For leading Oxford’s baseball team to its deepest playoff run since 2016, Trey Higgins is The Anniston Star’s Calhoun County Class 4A-6A player of the year.
Sometime around 8 o’clock Saturday evening, Weaver High School graduate Arthur Hardy will join Mike Deerman, his former high school basketball coach, as a member of the Calhoun County Sports Hall of Fame.
Brooke McCarley Suda will be formally inducted into the Calhoun County Sports Hall of Fame at the group’s 16th induction banquet at the Oxford Civic Center on Saturday.
Bullock is one of seven Making A Difference Award winners, as chosen by the Alabama High School Athletic Association and Alabama High School Athletic Directors & Coaches Association.
For mentoring the Falcons to the state title series for the first time in program history, Steve Gendron is The Anniston Star’s Calhoun County Class 1A-3A coach of the year for the second time in three years.
For all of the tools he brought to bear in Piedmont’s run to the Class 3A semifinals and the Bulldogs’ second consecutive Calhoun County title, Austin Estes is The Anniston Star’s Calhoun County 1A-3A player of the year.
Twenty-five years after celebrating a national championship with his LSU teammates, Jeramie Moore is slated to be inducted into the Calhoun County Sports Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2020 on Saturday at Oxford Civic Center.
Ted Boozer will be inducted into the Calhoun County Sports Hall of Fame along with Brooke McCarley Suda, Jerry Cole, Arthur Hardy, Roland Houston and Jeramie Moore on Saturday.
“I would definitely enjoy playing the outfield more,” Calhoun said. “That’s where I’ve played most of my life. Of course, I pitched a lot, but I see myself as an outfielder. I can use what I have, my speed and my glove work.”
When the Calhoun County Sports Hall of Fame inducts its 16th class Saturday evening at the Oxford Civic Center, Class of 2020 member Jerry Cole will be inducted posthumously.
Despite a highly successful coaching career, Roland Houston calls the fact that he’ll soon be a member of the Calhoun County Sports Hall of Fame “really hard for me to believe.”
Major awards add heft to 35 selections from The Star’s coverage area, including three from Alexandria, one from Clay Central, five from Donoho, three from Faith Christian, three from Jacksonville, two from Ohatchee, three from Oxford, four from Piedmont, four from Ranburne, one from Saks, two from Spring Garden, two from Wellborn and two from White Plains.
Alexandria’s Rylee Gattis and Cleburne County’s Jayci Boozer came away with major recognitions on the 2021 Alabama Sports Writers Association’s all-state softball team.
Citing a “family decision,” Antwon Fegans Sr. said he and his wife Tan will withdraw their sons from Oxford on Tuesday. After a brief trip to Florida, they plan to enroll their sons at Thompson.
Have you checked your favorite high school’s trophy case lately? Chances are, there’s something shiny and new in it.
Oxford High graduate Shania Vincent finished third in the 200-meter dash for Navy in the Patriot League track and field championships. She also helped win a relay race.
Current Executive Director Steve Savarese announced in April that he intended to retire effective June 30. Briggs is currently the AHSAA’s Associate Executive Director. He will take over as Executive Director on July 1.
Donoho freshman midfielder Erin Turley, sophomore defender Lillie Mae Sherman, junior forward Tosin Sanusi and junior goal keeper Maggie Wakefield made the team.