After finishing the 2020 season without a win, the Victory Christian girls basketball team is already making strides this year after collecting its third straight win.
SPRINGVILLE — Springville High School’s Makalyn Kyser has announced her decision on where to play softball. She signed Nov. 15 to play catcher for the Jacksonville State Gamecocks.
When Ragland coach Sawyer Merritt addressed his team for the first time more than two years ago, he didn’t have a single girl on the roster that could even drive.
Moody High School senior Skylar Black will be playing softball at the collegiate level as she recently signed a scholarship to play for Bevill State Community College.
MOODY — The Moody boys and girls basketball teams each picked up a win over county rival Ashville on Tuesday night. The girls won 57-12, while the boys finished with a 64-25 victory.
Moody first baseman McKenzie Phillips committed to play college softball Tuesday when she picked NCAA Division III Huntingdon College in Montgomery.
The Ashville boys basketball team pulled off a last-second win over the Pleasant Valley Raiders on Monday night. The Bulldogs's Ashton Vann sank a 3-pointer on the last second to beat the Raiders 60-58.
Ragland’s volleyball team finished its season on a high note as the team ended its season at the Class 1A state tournament, where the Purple Devils fell in the quarterfinals.
EDEN — The Victory Christian Lions picked up their first win of the season over the Gaston Bulldogs 37-21. This is the team’s first win since February 2019.
The Ashville Bulldog girls and boys basketball teams opened the season at home last week against the Weaver Bearcats. Both boys and girls teams walked away with losses after both hard-fought games.
Brayden Kyle needed an all-time performance to lift Decatur Heritage past Ragland 76-60 on Friday in the second round of the Class 2A state playoffs.
Win or lose, maybe the best indication of what John Grass means to his team comes in how they handled one important request he made of them this week: when he told them he was out, they agreed not to talk about it until after the game.
"My time has come and gone here," Jacksonville State's John Grass said to open his final Gamecocks postgame news conference. "It's been a great ride."
Twenty-six years and 16 postseason appearances since that fateful Oct. 28 day in 1995, the Braves brought Atlanta its second World Series championship Tuesday in Houston.
ASHVILLE — For the first time in 16 years, the Ashville Bulldogs finished a football season with a winning record. Last Friday, the Bulldogs easily defeated the Weaver Bearcats 33-6 at Kin Logan Stadium that gave Ashville its sixth win of the season.
ANNISTON — The Ashville boys cross country team took first place in the Class 4A, Section 2 race Thursday with the girls team finishing third.
The Ashville Bulldogs picked up the first region win of the season with a 42-0 victory over Hanceville last week, and in the process, they evened their record at 4-4.