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Making their preseason debut under the leadership of first-year head coach Tyler Vann, the Sylvania Rams topped the Kate Duncan Smith DAR Patriots 6-0 in Grant on Thursday night.

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Sylvania High School varsity basketball programs welcomed boys and girls in grades 3-6 to its skills camp this weekend.

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Geraldine High School was one of eight schools in the AHSAA’s eight districts to receive a grant for finishing the 2020-21 school year free of athletic fines and ejections.

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It’s not every day the chance to add a coach with more than 40 years of experience and coming off leading a team to a state championship falls into your lap. But that was the case this summer for Boaz boys basketball head coach Cale Black, when the chance to add former Fyffe head coach Neal …

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Sylvania High School hosts its inaugural Ram Ruckus Night, a schedule of Rams basketball intrasquad scrimmages, beginning at 6 p.m. Friday.

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Competing in its first summer play date, the Ider boys basketball program welcomed fellow DeKalb County schools Valley Head and Fyffe, along with Pisgah and Woodville from Jackson County for a full day of varsity and junior varsity games Wednesday.

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Fort Payne High School’s boys basketball teams made the most of their opportunity in getting live game action when the school hosted its first play date of the summer Tuesday.

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From coaching under Johnny Pelham at Asbury and Jamie Pruett at Section, Sylvania’s first-year varsity boys basketball head coach Zach King learned the importance of adapting a system to the strengths of the players in a program.

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The DeKalb/Cherokee County Fellowship of Christian Athletes is hoping this month’s organized summer golf tournament will be the first of many to come.

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A face familiar to the Crossville basketball family will be back on the sidelines for the Lions next season, after former varsity girls coach Jay Shankles was announced as the new varsity boys head coach last week by the DeKalb County School Board of Education.

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Having always been armed with a love for shooting the basketball, Collinsville senior Hadley Hamilton’s signature smile gleamed when the conversation of her joining the women’s basketball program at Auburn University at Montgomery revolved around her becoming a shooting guard.

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Editor’s note: This story is part of a series of features on DeKalb County student-athletes who received Bryant-Jordan Foundation scholarships. A total of 56 seniors in the AHSAA were selected in each category from nominations submitted by member schools. Eight students, one from each distri…

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BIRMINGHAM — If there was one thing Sylvania coach Kyle Finch knew could separate his team from T.R. Miller in Monday’s AHSAA Class 3A state semifinal game, it was setting the tone early.

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JACKSONVILLE — With two area rivals meeting for the fifth time this season, it took extra time to determine which side would represent DeKalb County in the Class 3A state semifinal round.

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JACKSONVILLE — Down by one and needing a basket as the final seconds ticked away, Sylvania’s Anna Farmer hauled in a rebound and scored under the rim with 4.1 seconds left, sending the Rams into their first AHSAA Final Four appearance since the 2001-02 season and first time under the leaders…

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Dylan Haymon and Jonah Williams combined for nine 3-point baskets and 42 points in Plainview's 73-33 rout at Saks in a Class 3A Northeast Sub-Regional semifinal game Friday night.

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After a season of area matchups, the Plainview and Sylvania girls basketball teams will play one more time for a spot in the AHSAA Class 3A Final Four.

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Payton Blevins led Plainview with 14 points, including four 3-pointers, Kami Sanders added nine points and the Bears trounced the Hokes Bluff Eagles 51-26 to advance to the semifinal round of the Class 3A Northeast Sub-Regional in Rainsville on Wednesday afternoon.

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GERALDINE — The game wasn’t decided until the fourth quarter when rivals Fyffe and Geraldine collided in the DeKalb County Basketball Tournament semifinals in January. 

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RAINSVILLE — Behind their full-court pressure defense and 3-point-shot-making, the Plainview Bears overwhelmed the Collinsville Panthers early en route to advancing to the Class 3A Northeast Sub-Regional semifinal round.

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RAINSVILLE — Once the Plainview Bears took the lead late in the first half, they rode the momentum wave all the way to an area title.