With six wrestlers placing in their respective divisions and five of the six earning wins in finals matches, Fort Payne finished fifth out of 16 teams at the Darlington Classic in Rome, Ga., this weekend.
The Fort Payne girls basketball team used a 5-2 run in the second period to extend its halftime lead to 15 points en route to a 56-25 win against Clay-Chalkville in Fort Payne on Friday night.
Behind their DeKalb County Tournament win, the Collinsville girls remained entrenched in the No. 3 position in Class 2A in this week’s Alabama Sports Writers Association rankings.
The Alabama High School Athletic Association Central Board of Control approved an adjustment to the volleyball season and postseason schedule Wednesday.
The Plainview boys remained atop Class 3A in this week’s Alabama Sports Writers Association rankings after taking a 78-71 loss to Class 2A Fyffe in the DeKalb County Tournament championship game.
The Fyffe girls basketball team was largely out-rebounded by Sand Rock, but the Red Devils overcame the trouble by responding with offense.
Sparked by Logan McCullough’s 16 points and Trevor Butler’s 14 points, the Sylvania boys basketball team defeated the Ider Hornets 72-51 in a matchup of DeKalb County teams in Sylvania on Thursday night.
Geraldine’s Collin Mayfield won the Class 1A-5A boys 3200-meter run at the Martin Luther King Indoor Track and Field Classic in Birmingham on Monday.
After a first-round exit at the regions duals, the Fort Payne wrestling team responded with a 4-1 performance and finished third at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day dual event at Opelika on Monday.
FORT PAYNE — When Fort Payne’s hurdlers perform well this indoor track and field season, they always credit a teammate for helping them harness the excellence.
Jacob Hendricks scored the go-ahead basket at the buzzer to lift the Fort Payne boys basketball team to a 61-60 victory against Alexandria on Thursday night.
Sylvania’s Grant Atchley finished with 28 points, 10 rebounds and five steals to help push the No. 3 Rams past No. 6 Crossville 77-66 in a DeKalb County Tournament quarterfinal-round game Tuesday night.
RAINSVILLE — The No. 1-ranked Plainview boys moved the ball and smothered eighth-ranked Valley Head defensively, getting a powerful start to their DeKalb County Tournament run.
Brittany Rivera finished with a game-high 20 points to lead three Collinsville girls in double-figure scoring, as the DeKalb County Tournament’s No. 1-ranked Panthers beat No. 8 Crossville 76-35 on Monday night.
RAINSVILLE — Once the ball found open shooters, the second-ranked Fyffe boys did the rest to pull away from No. 7 Ider after an ambitious first quarter in the DeKalb County Tournament.
Makayla Bullock scored a game-high 22 points and the No. 5-ranked Sylvania girls held on to defeat No. 4 Plainview 63-58 in the quarterfinal round of the DeKalb County Tournament at DeKalb County Schools Coliseum in Rainsville on Tuesday night.
FORT PAYNE — The Fort Payne boys didn’t get the start they’d hoped for and had to play from an early deficit, leading to an 87-53 loss against the Albertville Aggies on Friday night.
Tristan Willingham made four 3-point baskets and scored 22 points, Jonah Williams hit five 3-pointers and added 21 points and the Plainview boys had four scorers in double figures in an 89-53 rout of Geraldine on Friday night.
FORT PAYNE — When Albertville drew a foul on a 3-point attempt with 2.9 seconds left and made all three free throws to pull ahead by three, the Fort Payne girls had to inbound from the far end of the court on its ensuing attempt to force overtime.
Grant Atchley scored 15 points with 11 rebounds to lead four Sylvania boys in double-digit scoring in a 69-66 victory against the Pisgah Eagles in a Class 3A, Area 15 matchup in Pisgah on Friday night.
All five DeKalb County teams that were ranked before the new year remained entrenched in the latest Alabama Sports Writers Association high school basketball rankings.
After a three-way tie for the Region 8 championship, the Fort Payne wrestling team finished runner-up, locking up the region’s No. 2 seed in next month’s AHSAA state dual tournament.
FORT PAYNE — Collinsville’s Kaleb Jones went to his bedroom after getting home from playing a basketball game and took a phone call that led him to Hawaii.
Grant Atchley finished with 32 points, passing 1,000 career points in the Sylvania boys’ 91-84 overtime win against Geraldine in Sylvania on Friday night.
Tobi Trotter sank four 3-pointers and finished with 19 points as the Plainview girls used an early lead to take advantage and earn a 57-40 win against North Sand Mountain in Higdon on Saturday night.
DeKalb County’s 2019 All-County football team was released last week, with Collinsville quarterback Kaleb Jones highlighting the list as Player of the Year.
Kinsley Carson’s 17 points led five Ider girls in double-figure scoring in a 79-40 victory against the Geraldine Bulldogs in Ider last Monday night.
Tristian Willingham had 16 points and Cole Millican added 13 points in the Plainview boys’ 63-47 loss against Arab in the championship round of the First State Bank Shootout at DeKalb County Schools Coliseum in Rainsville on Saturday.
Payton Blevins scored 12 points, leading three Plainview girls in double-digit scoring in an 82-39 victory against Coosa Christian at Etowah’s Holiday of Hoops on Friday.
Marie Woodall had 21 points and nine steals and the Fyffe girls made eight 3-pointers in the second half to beat Boaz 63-43 and win the Don Webb Sr. Classic consolation title in Scottsboro on Saturday.
Gabe Gardner and Parker Godwin combined for 56 points and the Fyffe boys defeated Talladega 92-75 to win the Don Webb Sr. Classic championship in Scottsboro on Saturday.
Parker Godwin finished with a game-high 28 points to help the Fyffe boys overcome a sluggish start and beat Westminster Christian 68-64 at the Don Webb, Sr. Classic in Scottsboro on Thursday.
Isaac Jones scored 10 points and Kaleb Jones added nine points for the Collinsville boys, as Guntersville used a third-quarter run to pull away and hand the Panthers a 67-34 loss in the the first round of the First State Bank Shootout at DeKalb County Schools Coliseum in Rainsville on Thursd…
Nothing could stop the Plainview boys from dialing up long-range shots, and once the offense started flowing freely, nothing could stop them from winning.
With both teams coming in undefeated, the third-ranked Collinsville girls basketball team still had a tall task ahead of it to topple top-ranked Pisgah.
Marie Woodall and Gracie Hicks finished with 11 points apiece for the Fyffe girls, as Pisgah used a strong third quarter to pull away with a 71-50 victory in the Sand Mountain Tournament championship at DeKalb County Schools Coliseum in Rainsville on Saturday night.
Cole Millican scored 31 points and Tristian Willingham had 26 points as the Plainview boys built a strong second half, rallying past Fyffe for an 81-74 win in the Sand Mountain Tournament championship at DeKalb County Schools Coliseum in Rainsville on Saturday night.
Jonah Williams scored 24 of his game-high 30 points from 3-point range as the No. 1 Plainview boys took command early and cruised to an 80-63 victory against No. 8 Pisgah in the quarterfinal round of the Sand Mountain Tournament at DeKalb County Schools Coliseum in Rainsville on Wednesday night.
FORT PAYNE — Fort Payne’s Carter Pinholster paused for a moment in thought and went through his list of deciding factors in choosing the right college to further his education and football career.
Madison Myers scored 14 points and Marie Woodall had 13 points as the No. 2-ranked Fyffe girls held off No. 3 Plainview 54-48 at DeKalb County Schools Coliseum in Rainsville on Thursday night, advancing to the Sand Mountain Tournament championship game against No. 1 Pisgah. The Red Devils (9…
Alayna Chapman finished with a game-high 27 points, including six 3-pointers, to help the No. 5 Ider girls erase a 10-point, third-quarter deficit and beat No. 4 Sylvania 63-57 in the quarterfinal round of the Sand Mountain Tournament at DeKalb County Schools Coliseum in Rainsville on Tuesday.