The first state playoff matchup between Fyffe and Pisgah since 1983 produced the same outcome as the 2022 regular season meeting between the Class 2A, Region 7 rivals — a Red Devils’ victory.
Jenna McKenzie had a game-high 26 points as four Valley Head girls scored in double figures en route to a 68-42 victory at Crossville on Wednesday afternoon.
Eli Butts accounted for 46 points, firing in six 3-pointers with an 18-for-18 effort from the foul line in a 71-65 win against Douglas at Geraldine’s Liberty Bank Thanksgiving Shootout on Tuesday afternoon.
Luke Smith recorded a double-double of 30 points and 11 rebounds, as Plainview overcame some cold shooting to beat Class 6A Gadsden City 79-75 in Gadsden on Saturday.
Jenna McKenzie poured in seven 3-pointers and tallied a game-high 34 points, as Valley Head debuted with a 65-48 blowout win against Jacksonville Christian Academy last Friday night.
Members of the Wallace State Community College women’s cross country team were receiving their numbers the day before the NJCAA Division II National Meet when Aylin Vega received some surprising news.
Hot off a 27-7 victory against Class 3A-Region 6 rival Geraldine in the state quarterfinal round last Friday night, the Sylvania Rams accumulated 82.6% of the online poll, collecting this week's Times-Journal Team of the Week, presented by Northeast Alabama Community College.
Unbeaten and top-ranked Fyffe moved into the semifinals of the state football playoffs for the 10th time in school history by dominating Tuscaloosa Academy 35-7 on Friday night in the Class 2A quarterfinals at Paul Benefield Stadium/Ridgeway-Long Field.
Landon White had a perfect shooting night, finishing with 22 points and 12 rebounds to help Plainview beat Class 6A Oxford 58-41 at DeKalb County Schools Coliseum in Rainsville on Thursday night.
Sawyer Hulgan had 15 points to lead three Plainview girls in double-figure scoring in a 64-38 rout of Class 6A Oxford at DeKalb County Schools Coliseum in Rainsville on Thursday night.
Plainview took command of its home opener against Westminster Christian Academy early, stifling the competition with defensive pressure and quick scoring.
Lauren Jimmerson scored 21 points, Sawyer Hulgan sank five 3-point baskets for 15 points and Plainview opened the season with a 61-35 blowout win against West Point at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville last Friday night.
Geraldine's Cody Satterfield collected 45.6% of the online vote to claim this week's Times-Journal Player of the Week, presented by Bobby Ledbetter's Twin City Used Cars.
The Geraldine Bulldogs stunned Class 3A's No. 1-ranked Mars Hill Bible Panthers 17-14 in the second round of the state playoffs at Coolidge Isbell Field last Friday night.
Cooper Cox threw down three dunks and paced Fyffe with a game-high 25 points in a 103-26 drubbing of Brindlee Mountain in a season opener at Mike Cochran Gymnasium on Thursday night.
Libby Redden finished with 16 points and Brylan Gray added 13 points as Fort Payne held on to beat Kate Duncan Smith DAR 40-38 in a season opener for both teams in Grant on Thursday night.
The eighth-ranked Valley Head Tigers fought for a six-point lead at halftime, but the Marion County Red Raiders scored 27 unanswered points in the second half, sealing a 27-6 win in the second round of the Class 1A state playoffs Friday night.
Following the conclusion of the 2022 Alabama Christian Athletic Associations’ Christian Football Association Eight-Man Football season, five Cornerstone Christian Academy players received ACAA/CFA Eight-Man Football All-Conference acclaim.
Jaxson Bruce, the Plainview eighth-grader who has showcased her talent across the 2022 season, placed fourth overall in the Class 3A girls 5K to highlight DeKalb County’s outing at the AHSAA Cross Country State Championships at Oakville Indian Mounds Park on Saturday.
Following their upset win vs. No. 5 Winfield in the Class 3A state playoffs last Friday, the Geraldine Bulldogs collected 33.4% of the online vote for this week's Times-Journal Team of the Week.
Mason McAteer threw a 37-yard touchdown pass to Gavin Lang in the first quarter, but it was all the offense Collinsville could muster in a 42-7 loss at Falkville in the first round of the Class 2A playoffs Friday night.
Leading 6-0 after the first quarter, top-ranked Fyffe exploded for 28 second-quarter points to pull away and crush Red Bay 55-8 in the first round of the Class 2A state football playoffs Friday night at Paul Benefield Stadium/Ridgeway-Long Field.
There were a lot of smiling faces at Ram Stadium on Friday night as Sylvania picked up its first playoff win since 2017 with a dominating 35-6 victory over Fayette County.
No. 8 Valley Head Tigers started their postseason run on the right foot, as they downed the Phillips Bears 61-20 on Friday night.
In the final state high school football poll of the 2022 season, undefeated Fyffe maintained its No. 1 position in Class 2A, while Valley Head dropped to eighth in 1A in the Alabama Sports Writers Association rankings, released Wednesday morning.
As the AHSAA Class 6A postseason comes to Fort Payne this week, the Wildcats are preparing to defend Decatur’s effective quarterback-wide receiver combination.
Finishing the regular season with a 35-16 triumph against visiting Cherokee County, the Fort Payne Wildcats garnered 31.7% of the online vote this weekend, claiming The Times-Journal Team of the Week.
Playoff-bound Geraldine continued its domination of the Battle of Skirum Creek by rolling to a 42-13 victory over Crossville on Friday night at Crossville Memorial Stadium. It was the 101st renewal of the rivalry.
Collinsville recovered an onside kick inside the final minute to stave off Class 1A No. 4-ranked Valley Head’s second-half comeback attempt for a 27-22 victory at Chad Hawkins Stadium on Thursday night.
Both Fort Payne and Plainview varsity cross country teams qualified for the AHSAA Cross Country State Championships with strong performances in the sectional races at Scottsboro’s John R. Esslinger Trail of Champions on Thursday.
No. 2-ranked Plainview made things tough for No. 7 Prattville Christian Academy in the fourth set of the AHSAA Class 3A state championship match, but the Panthers’ 2-1 set advantage was enough to defeat Plainview 3-1 (25-13, 16-25, 25-22, 25-22) at Bill Harris Arena in Birmingham on Thursday…