Makinley Traylor finished second overall, Kenzie Smith placed eighth and the Ider girls cross country team won the varsity girls Class 1A-4A 5K race at the Scottsboro Invitational at John R. Esslinger Trail of Champions on Saturday morning.
Powered by a dominant defensive effort, the Collinsville Panthers defeated the Section Lions 28-0 in a game of no record at Chad Hawkins Stadium in Collinsville on Friday night.
Ider tight end Jesse Massey (25) finds a lane to run as a trio of Valley Head defenders close in for the tackle. Game details were not available before press time. Visit times-journal.com for updates.
After winning their five-set dual against Class 3A, Area 14 rival Plainview, the Fyffe volleyball team secured the area’s No. 1 seed for the upcoming area tournament Tuesday night.
Collinsville defeated Section 28-0 in a game of no record Friday night. Game details were not available before press time. Visit times-journal.com for updates. Pictured, at right, Collinsville’s Blake Sparks (51) pursues Sylvania’s Brody Smith (3) during a region game Sept. 18.
FORT PAYNE — J.D. Blalock scored on a 1-yard dive to put Fort Payne in front for good in the fourth before adding an 8-yard scoring run to help secure a 35-21 victory against the Etowah Blue Devils at Wildcat Stadium on Friday night.
The Sylvania Rams reached the end zone five times during the first half en route to a 42-12 win against the Holly Pond Broncos on Friday night.
The Geraldine volleyball team defeated Ider 2-0 (25-21, 25-18) and Fort Payne 2-0 (25-14, 26-24) to sweep a varsity tri-match at Fort Payne High School on Tuesday night.
Jathan Underwood finished with 187 yards rushing and two scores as Plainview’s run game flourished in a 34-20 win against the Crossville Lions in Rainsville on Friday night.
Geraldine’s Ezekiel Anderson and Collin Mayfield placed in the top 10 of their respective cross country races during the Southern Showcase at John Hunt Running Park in Huntsville on Saturday.
After pulling away to beat region rival Geraldine last Friday, the Plainview Bears became one of two DeKalb County teams remaining undefeated heading into this week.
Sylvania's Gareth Anderson had 15 carries for 105 yards and two first-half touchdowns in his team's 35-0 victory against region rival Collinsville last Friday night.
FORT PAYNE — As the Fort Payne Wildcats return to action following their bye week, they’ll face the Etowah Blue Devils in a non-region contest at Wildcat Stadium at 7 p.m. Friday.
Bryson Morgan and Jordan Burt scored two rushing touchdowns apiece and the Valley Head Tigers held off a comeback attempt by the Gaylesville Trojans for a 34-28 win Friday night.
Marcos Vega rushed for a game-high 229 yards and two touchdowns as the Plainview Bears rallied from a four-point halftime deficit to defeat the Geraldine Bulldogs 30-16 in a battle of unbeaten Class 3A, Region 7 opponents in Geraldine on Friday night.
The Fort Payne volleyball team took a 3-1 loss to Scottsboro in a Class 6A, Area 15 match, before sweeping Kate Duncan Smith (DAR) 2-0 in a non-area match at Scottsboro High School on Thursday.
The Valley Head Tigers achieved their largest margin of victory of the season with last week’s 56-6 win against Woodville. The Tigers look for their third win in a row as they travel to Class 1A, Region 7 rival Gaylesville for a game at 7 p.m. Friday.
Lucas Hale tossed four touchdown passes, Matt Johnson caught three scoring passes and Cornerstone Christian held off Tuscaloosa Christian’s fourth-quarter rally to win a 56-42 offensive slugfest at Rodeo Field in Rainsville last Friday night.
On the heels of Fyffe coach Paul Benefield winning the 300th game of his coaching career last week, the Red Devils travel to Brindlee Mountain for a 7 p.m. kickoff in Guntersville on Friday.
FORT PAYNE — After 29 years, it’s time for Sylvania and Collinsville to dust off their series and revive it with a new generation of players.
Fort Payne quarterback J.D. Blalock passed for two touchdowns and ran for another in the team's 38-14 victory against Springville in a region contest at Wildcat Stadium last Friday night.
Eian Bain led all Valley Head rushers with 163 yards and two touchdowns, Noah Hulgan had a team-high 11 tackles in a 56-6 romp past region foe Woodville last Friday night.
Ike Rowell rushed for three touchdowns, and Brody Hicks and Kyle Dukes each ran for two scores as Fyffe head coach Paul Benefield earned his 300th career coaching win in a 49-20 triumph over Sylvania on Friday night.
VALLEY HEAD — The past two games for Valley Head have been close fourth-quarter games. The Tigers’ victory against Woodville on Friday night was anything but as they dominated for a 56-6 victory.
FORT PAYNE — J.D. Blalock accounted for four touchdowns and Hunter Love finished with three scores, as Fort Payne rolled past Springville 38-14 at Wildcat Stadium on Friday night.
The Guntersville Wildcats kept their winning streak going by beating the Crossville Lions 49-7 Friday night in The Reporter’s Game of the Week sponsored by Fants Foodland of Crossville.
SYLVANIA — The Plainview volleyball team scored wins against fellow DeKalb County teams Plainview and Fort Payne in a tri-match at Sylvania High School on Thursday night.
For a third straight week, the Fyffe Red Devils remain locked at the No. 2 position in Class 3A in the latest Alabama Sports Writers Association high school football rankings.
Macie Hammon recorded 27 assists and four aces, Braden Barksdale finished with 24 digs and the Fort Payne volleyball team topped the Collinsville Panthers 3-0 (25-17, 25-23, 25-20) in Collinsville on Tuesday night.