Anabelle Taylor had a double-double of 11 points and 12 rebounds, Kirby Coots chipped in 11 points and Heather Powell gained her first head-coaching win with Fyffe, 50-44, against Dade County (Ga.) in Fyffe on Monday night.
Micah Johnson’s 21-point, nine-rebound performance paced the Fyffe boys as they shot 60% from the field to top the Geraldine Bulldogs 74-65 in the Liberty Bank Thanksgiving Shootout in Geraldine on Monday night.
The Fyffe Red Devils have won the past two Class 2A state championships. In order to claim their first since joining 3A and making it three in a row, they’ll have to topple the defending 3A champs.
FORT PAYNE — The Fort Payne girls cross country team added to its sectional winning streak with a seventh consecutive championship, had four girls set personal records in the state race and had one achieve all-state recognition for a fifth straight year.
FORT PAYNE — The ongoing pandemic prevented Fort Payne senior Madi Wallace from making a proper official visit to Austin Peay State University. However, it didn’t stop her from making a decision about her collegiate future.
OHATCHEE — Ike Rowell rushed for three touchdowns and passed for another as the Fyffe Red Devils downed the Ohatchee Indians 26-7 in the third round of the Class 3A state playoffs in Ohatchee on Friday night.
Jonah Williams splashed home seven 3-point baskets and had a game-high 30 points as the Plainview boys used a fast start to bury the Section Lions 79-49 in Section on Tuesday night.
Kaleigh Carson and Makinley Traylor combined to score 57 points and the Ider girls rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Sylvania Rams 78-73 in Sylvania on Tuesday night.
FORT PAYNE — When Albertville’s 6-foot-7, 265-pound center Trinity Bell wasn’t creating problems for the Fort Payne boys in the paint, his teammates added to the defensive challenge by making outside shots.
FORT PAYNE — With the Fort Payne girls trailing by two with 0.4 seconds left, Abby Boatwright inbounded toward Brylan Gray from the baseline, but Albertville deflected the pass and time expired.
FORT PAYNE — Often before races begin, Ider cross country runners will ask head coach Dustin Bryant which runner from an opposing team they need to keep pace with in order to give themselves the best chance for a strong finish.
Makinley Traylor’s game-high 19 points led three Ider girls in double-digit scoring in a 73-39 victory against the Crossville Lions in a season debut for both teams in Crossville on Monday night.
Jesse Massey paced the Ider boys with a game-high 22 points, Drake Whisenant scored 15 points and Hunter Robinson 10 in a 72-52 victory at Crossville in a season opener for both sides Monday night.
It’s been more than a month since the Fyffe Red Devils have played a road game. They’ll take their first road trip of November on Friday, when they play the Ohatchee Indians in the quarterfinal round of the Class 3A state playoffs at 7 p.m.
Fort Payne junior Maddie Jackson placed 13th overall in the Class 6A girls race and earned an all-state honor at the AHSAA Cross Country State Championships at Oakville Indian Mounds Park in Oakville on Saturday.
The defending Class 3A state champion Piedmont Bulldogs overwhelmed the Plainview Bears in a 46-7 loss in the second round of the 3A state playoffs at Piedmont’s Field of Champions on Friday night.
FORT PAYNE — Having to respect Gardendale’s running backs and the Division I-level arm and accuracy of its quarterback behind a sturdy offensive line took a toll on Fort Payne’s defense in its first-round playoff loss.
FYFFE — Ike Rowell rushed for four touchdowns and threw for two more as the Fyffe Red Devils routed the Walter Wellborn Panthers 42-13 in the second round of the Class 3A state playoffs at Paul Benefield Stadium on Friday night.
Lauren Jimmerson scored a team-high 19 points, Saydi Jackson added 11 points and the Plainview girls basketball team rebounded from a slow start to topple the Westminster Christian Academy Wildcats 75-34 on Thursday night.
FORT PAYNE — As the Geraldine competitive cheerleading team competes for its first state championship in December, Fyffe’s squad seeks to add to its championship dynasty with its first Class 3A title.
A Lucas Hale-to-Matt Johnson passing connection highlighted Cornerstone Christian Academy’s offensive effort in a 41-6 loss to Russell Christian Academy (Miss.) in the Christian Football Association’s eight-man state championship game in Cottondale last Friday night.
FORT PAYNE — Leading Ider’s cross country program in its third year in existence, coach Dustin Bryant feels like the depth of this year’s team could pay off with some hardware when the Hornets visit the AHSAA Cross Country Championships on Saturday.
Coming off their second-highest single-game scoring output in program history, the Fyffe Red Devils look to continue their historic postseason charge Friday.
Braiden Thomas rushed for 154 yards on 11 carries with two touchdowns as the Sylvania Rams fell behind in the fourth quarter and couldn't recover in a 40-24 loss to the Winfield Pirates in a Class 3A state playoff opener Friday night.
Caleb Hall ran for 113 yards on 12 carries with a touchdown, Anthony Baldwin carried 12 times for 80 yards and a score as the Geraldine Bulldogs were bounced from the postseason in a 42-14 loss at J.B. Pennington on Friday night.
Marcos Vega and Noah White combined for 216 yards rushing and four touchdowns as the Plainview Bears roasted the Vinemont Eagles 41-14 in the opening round of the Class 3A state playoffs at First State Bank Field in Rainsville on Friday night.
Sylvania’s Gareth Anderson (15) rushes past Winfield defenders in a 40-24 loss in a Class 3A state playoff game Friday night. Further game details were not available before press time. Follow The Times-Journal on Facebook and Twitter and visit times-journal.com/sports for updates.
Geraldine running back Caleb Hall looks toward the sideline after running for a touchdown. Geraldine lost 42-14 to J.B. Pennington in a Class 3A state playoff game Friday night. Further game details were not available before press time. Follow The Times-Journal on Facebook and Twitter and vi…
Ike Rowell ran for five touchdowns and threw for another as the Fyffe Red Devils poured in a season-high scoring effort in a 69-21 win against the Oakman Wildcats in their Class 3A state playoff opener at Paul Benefield Stadium in Fyffe on Friday night.
Jordan Burt accounted for four touchdowns in Valley Head’s 43-25 loss to Brilliant in the opening round of the Class 1A state playoffs at Tiger Stadium in Valley Head on Friday night.
Maddie Jackson’s second-place individual finish led four Fort Payne girls cross country runners with top-12 finishes in a Class 6A, Section 5 victory in Cullman on Thursday morning.
Competing in their first year of eight-man football, the Cornerstone Christian Academy Eagles will play for their first state championship in the division.
FORT PAYNE — The Fort Payne Wildcats look to build on the postseason success they created last season as they host the Gardendale Rockets for a Class 6A, first-round state playoff game at Wildcat Stadium at 7 p.m. Friday.
Dalton Hughes ran for a 3-yard touchdown in the first quarter for the only points of the game in Collinsville’s 6-0 victory against Valley Head on Friday night.
Plainview’s Marcos Vega (18) pulls away from Terrence Peeples (1) in Friday night’s win against Glencoe. Further game information was not available before press time. Follow The Times-Journal on Facebook and Twitter for updates.
STEVENSON — J.D. Blalock tossed a touchdown to Cam Thomas and ran for another score in the first half of Fort Payne’s 41-13 victory against the North Jackson Chiefs at R.D. Hicks Stadium on Friday night.
IDER — When Ider head coach Miles Keith got word of running back Hunter Robinson surpassing the 400-yard rushing mark during the fourth quarter of the Hornets’ season finale against Whitesburg Christian, the second-year coach decided to let the sophomore back get a few more carries.