FORT PAYNE — A weight was lifted from the shoulders of the Fort Payne boys basketball team Thursday night.
Jesse Massey scored 24 points to lead the Ider boys basketball team to a 68-48 win against Richard Hardy Memorial in Ider on Thursday night.
When the Fort Payne wrestling team tied LaFayette (Ga.) at 42 in its second set of home matches last Thursday night, the winner was determined by criteria.
AUBURN — Reeltown scored its lone touchdown on a special teams play, and as Fyffe coach Paul Benefield noted afterward, the starting defense still hadn’t surrendered a touchdown all season.
The Plainview girls rallied from a seven-point deficit at the start of the fourth quarter to beat Sylvania 58-55 at at DeKalb County Schools Coliseum on Tuesday night.
Jonah Williams drilled six 3-pointers and finished with 22 points, as the Plainview boys got off to a fast start and beat Etowah 83-67 at DeKalb County Schools Coliseum on Friday.
Kylie Neil finished with 15 points and four steals as four Fort Payne girls scored in double digits in a 61-32 win against DAR at Boaz’s Thanksgiving Classic on Monday afternoon.
The Scottsboro girls defended shots and forced turnovers, while extending their lead in the second half, pulling away and handing Geraldine a 55-38 loss at the Liberty Bank Thanksgiving Shootout in Geraldine on Monday afternoon.
Using good ball movement, the Ider girls kept finding open shooters and pulled away from the Appalachian Eagles for a 64-34 victory at the Liberty Bank Thanksgiving Shootout in Geraldine on Monday afternoon.
Collinsville’s Kaleb Jones intercepted a pass and returned it 26 yards for a score with 2:45 left to extend the Panthers’ lead and help them hold on to beat the North Sand Mountain Bison 37-28 in the quarterfinal round of the Class 2A state playoffs in Collinsville on Friday night.
FYFFE — The rain and fog didn’t deter the top-ranked Fyffe football team from focusing on the task at hand Friday night — whipping No. 4 Red Bay 45-6 in the Class 2A state playoff quarterfinals at Long-Ridgeway Stadium.
GERALDINE — Piedmont ended the Geraldine Bulldogs' Class 3A state playoff run with a resounding 33-7 victory at Coolidge-Isbell Field on Friday night.
Isabelle Goggans shot 11 of 19 from the floor and made five 3-pointers in the Fort Payne girls’ 78-39 rout of White Plains in Anniston on Friday night.
Gracie Hicks led the Fyffe girls with 14 points, as four players reached double-digit scoring in a 67-58 victory against the Sand Rock Wildcats in Leesburg on Thursday night.
Trevor Butler had a game-high 15 points with nine rebounds and four steals, and Brody Smith scored eight points in the Sylvania boys’ 67-39 win against Ider in their season-opener Thursday night.
It's not always the case to be familiar with a state quarterfinal-round opponent. Luckily for the Collinsville Panthers, they know exactly who they'll be dealing with.
Cole Millican had a double-double with 24 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Plainview boys to their first win of the season, a 69-45 victory against Gadsden City on Tuesday night.
STEVENSON — When the Fort Payne girls turned up the defensive pressure in the fourth quarter, it became too much for North Jackson to handle.
FORT PAYNE — No matter how the Fort Payne boys basketball team’s season plays out, first-year head coach Michael Banks plans to have the Wildcats ready to run with anybody.
Bryson Morgan rushed for 141 yards and three scores in Valley Head’s 34-19 loss to Hackleburg in the first round of the AHSAA Class 1A state playoffs in Valley Head on Friday night.
Ike Rowell ran for 109 yards and two touchdowns to propel Fyffe’s high-powered run game in a 48-0 victory against the Sheffield Bulldogs in the first round of the AHSAA Class 2A state playoffs in Fyffe on Friday night.
Michael Tucker had five touchdowns and Kaleb Jones had four scores in Collinsville’s 63-18 blowout win against Colbert County in the first round of the AHSAA Class 2A state playoffs in Collinsville on Friday night.
Cole Millican paced the Plainview boys with 26 points, as one of four starters to reach double-digit scoring in an 80-77 loss against Class 7A Huntsville in the season opener for both teams in Rainsville last Thursday night.
The Sylvania Rams fell behind early in a 46-20 loss to the Lauderdale County Tigers in the opening round of the AHSAA Class 3A state playoffs in Rogersville on Friday night.
GERALDINE — Junior running backs Anthony Baldwin and Troy Willoughby combined for 260 rushing yards and five touchdowns to lift Geraldine past Clements 49-16 in the first round of the AHSAA Class 3A state playoffs Friday.