“I have been pursuing this dream for a few years now. I have been working really hard to get as good as I can get to show it on the field in front of college coaches.” -- Victory Christian senior Isaac Murray
“I started getting offers at the end of last summer. I had a couple of offers and I loved all of them. Then Mississippi College came, and they have an incredible Christian program. Their coaches are all good Christians, and I just knew that was the place that I was supposed to go. It felt like home.”
The Talladega College men’s basketball team will play Pikeville (Kentucky) in the first round of the NAIA National Tournament in Kansas City this morning at 9 a.m.
Cason Gardner hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift No. 2 ranked Fayetteville past Class 2A, Area 7 foe Reeltown 1-0 on Tuesday night.
“I don’t shy away from work. Coming into JSU, it is going to be as hard as everybody makes it. That’s what I want. I want to work for what I get. Earning what I got is going to mean more than them giving it to me.” -- Talladega's Tristan Wells
LINCOLN -- Callie Smith was selected as The Daily Home Player of the Week after leading Lincoln High School’s softball team to a 2-0 record last week.
LINCOLN -- Nick Pope was selected as The Daily Home Player of the Week after leading Lincoln High School’s boys soccer team to a 2-0 record during a seven-day span.
East central Alabama was well-represented in the inaugural 2019 Alabama Sports Writers Association baseball/softball rankings, which were released Wednesday.
“When I visited the campus, everything was like, perfect. They said that you can feel when you are at home -- it felt like home. They told me that I had a chance to start.” -- Talladega senior JQ Wilson
The Lady Wolves trailed Lincoln 3-0 in the top of the second inning when umpires put the game on pause. Further information on the tournament was not available as of press time. See Wednesday’s edition of The Daily Home for more tournament coverage.
"All season, I have been putting in work … I have been shooting around, trying to get my shot right, and I worked hard to get my post move right. It is a great honor to be a finalist for Player of the Year. It is real special.”
Talladega High School students, faculty, alumni and local government leaders gathered to honor the Class 4A state champion boys basketball team in a ceremony Monday afternoon at Chuck Miller Arena.
FAYETTEVILLE -- Fayetteville High School’s softball team scored eight runs in the first inning of a 9-3 victory over Talladega County Central in the second round of the 2019 Talladega County Tournament on Friday night.
The Talladega College women’s basketball team will take on Menlo College (Atherton, California) in the first round of the NAIA National Tournament in Billings, Montana, on Thursday, March 14, at 11:30 a.m.
EDITOR'S NOTE: This story has been updated to include Brandy Brown as one of the team's coaches. Her name was mistakenly left out of the original post.
CHILDERSBURG -- The Childersburg Park and Recreation 14-U all-star basketball team placed second in a district tournament in Valley. The team, coached by Ollice Cook, will play in the state tournament in Trussville on March 8-9.
Peyton Wesson was selected The Daily Home Player of the Week after putting together an outstanding performance on the mound for Fayetteville High School’s baseball team in a Talladega County Tournament game.