Glen Hicks’ first retirement wasn’t really a retirement.
RAINSVILLE – The Plainview Bears are now proud owners of a second big blue map trophy after receiving their Class 3A boys basketball state championship trophy Thursday from AHSAA Executive Direct Steve Savarese and Associate Executive Director Alvin Briggs.
The 2019 Alabama Sports Writers Association All-State high school basketball teams featured five DeKalb County athletes and coaches from two schools.
The Plainview Bears will look to complete their journey to a third consecutive 3A state championship game with a win Tuesday afternoon in their state semifinals matchup at the BJCC.
JACKSONVILLE – The Plainview Bears are now just two wins away from completing their 3A state title defense after winning the Northeast Regional Tournament Wednesday with a hard-fought 57-45 win over the Piedmont Bulldogs at Jacksonville State.
Former Fort Payne Wildcat star and current Bevill State sophomore Wanya King earned Alabama Community College Conference Player of the Week honors last week for the second time this season.
JACKSONVILLE – The Plainview Bears moved one step closer to completing their 3A state title defense Monday with a 68-53 win over the Fultondale Wildcats in the Northeast Regional Semifinals at Jacksonville State in a game that was not as close as the final score indicated.
JACKSONVILLE – The Fyffe Lady Red Devils are headed to Birmingham after defeating the No. 1-ranked Sand Rock Lady Wildcats 65-61 in the Class 2A Northeast Regional Finals Tuesday at JSU’s Pete Mathews Coliseum.
JACKSONVILLE – The Fyffe Red Devils had one of their best seasons in recent memory come to an end Friday after a 47-37 loss to the Sacred Heart Cardinals in the Class 2A Northeast Regional Semifinals at Jacksonville State’s Pete Mathews Coliseum.
JACKSONVILLE – Class 2A’s No. 6-ranked Fyffe Lady Red Devils are moving on the Northeast Regional Finals after bouncing the No. 2-ranked Sacred Heart Lady Cardinals 75-69 in overtime Friday in their regional semifinals bout at Jacksonville State’s Pete Mathews Coliseum.
COLLINSVILLE – The Collinsville Panthers had their season come to an end Tuesday following an 88-73 loss to the North Sand Mountain Bison in the 2A sub-regional round at L.D. Dobbins Gymnasium.
PIEDMONT – Not that it really wants to keep doing things this way, but the Piedmont basketball team continues to live by the notion that it’s not how you start, but how you finish.
CROSSVILLE — Scottsboro built a double-digit first-half lead on the strength of its perimeter shooting and held off a fierce Crossville rally in the second half to secure a 64-50 victory Tuesday night in the Class 5A boys subregional playoffs.
RAINSVILLE – Class 3A’s defending state champions are headed back to Jacksonville State for a fifth consecutive year as the top-ranked Plainview Bears punched their ticket to the Northeast Regional Tournament with a 93-45 beating of the Saks Wildcats at the DeKalb County Schools Coliseum Tuesday.
FYFFE – Class 2A’s top-ranked Fyffe Red Devils punched their ticket to Jacksonville State for the first time since 2015 in dramatic fashion following a game-winning shot in overtime from sophomore Parker Godwin that sealed a 49-47 win over the Asbury Rams at Mike Cochran Gymnasium Tuesday.
HAZEL GREEN – The Fort Payne Lady Wildcats had their season come to a close Monday in an 81-40 loss to Class 6A’s defending state champion Hazel Green Lady Trojans.
WEAVER – The Sylvania Lady Rams came up just short of punching their ticket to Jacksonville State after falling to the Weaver Lady Bearcats 62-56 in Monday’s sub-regional bout.
FYFFE – The Fyffe Lady Red Devils punched their ticket to Jacksonville State for the 2A Northeast Regional Tournament following Monday’s 68-44 win over Asbury in the sub-regional round at Mike Cochran Gymnasium.
COLLINSVILLE – The Collinsville Panthers used a fourth-quarter rally to jump ahead of the Asbury Rams late Friday night and win the 2A, Area 14 Tournament.
PISGAH – The Sylvania Lady Rams gave themselves a shot at an area title following Monday’s win over Plainview, but were unable to upset top-ranked Pisgah in Wednesday’s 3A, Area 15 title game.
FYFFE – The Fyffe Lady Red Devils are 2A, Area 15 tournament champions after defeating the North Sand Mountain Lady Bison 49-34 in Thursday’s title game at Mike Cochran Gymnasium.
COLLINSVILLE – The Collinsville Panthers punched their ticket to the 2A sub-regional round with Wednesday’s 48-34 win over the Cedar Bluff Tigers in the Area 14 semifinals at L.D. Dobbins Gymnasium.
FORT PAYNE – The Fort Payne Lady Wildcats came up short in their area title game Thursday night at home and will have to win on the road in order to punch their ticket to Jacksonville.
RAINSVILLE – The Plainview Bears are area champions for a fourth consecutive year following Thursday’s 103-55 blowout win over the Sylvania Rams at the DeKalb County Schools Coliseum.
RAINSVILLE – Class 3A’s No. 5-ranked Sylvania Rams kept their season alive Tuesday with an 82-54 win over area rival Pisgah in the 3A, Area 15 semifinals at the DeKalb County Schools Coliseum.
PISGAH – The Sylvania Lady Rams overcame a slow start and dominated the final three quarters of Monday’s 62-44 win over rival Plainview in the 3A, Area 15 semifinals in Pisgah.
OXFORD – The Fort Payne Wildcats had their 2018-2019 season come to an end Tuesday following an 89-67 loss to the Albertville Aggies in the 6A, Area 13 tournament.
FYFFE – The Ider Lady Hornets had their season come to an end Monday after a tough loss to the North Sand Mountain Lady Bison by a final score of 53-44 in the 2A, Area 15 Tournament semifinals.
FYFFE – Class 2A’s No. 6-ranked Fyffe Lady Red Devils started their 2019 postseason off strong with a dominant 70-40 win over the Section Lady Lions at Mike Cochran Gymnasium Monday in the 2A, Area 15 tournament semifinals.
RAINSVILLE – Class 3A’s top-ranked Plainview Bears started their state title defense with a bang Tuesday in a 52-point rout of area rival Geraldine in the 3A, Area 15 tournament semifinals at the DeKalb County Schools Coliseum.
HIGDON – Class 2A’s top-ranked Fyffe Red Devils eliminated one of their top rivals from postseason play and advanced to the area 15 title game following Tuesday’s 73-53 win over the Section Lions at North Sand Mountain.
FORT PAYNE – The Fort Payne Wildcats let a first-half lead slip away late in a 90-76 loss to the Cherokee County Warriors at home Friday in their regular-season finale.
FORT PAYNE – The Fort Payne Lady Wildcats closed out their regular season Friday with a strong performance in a 67-49 win over the Cherokee County Lady Warriors.
FYFFE – Class 2A’s top-ranked Fyffe Red Devils capped off their regular season in dominant fashion with a 68-33 win over the Valley Head Tigers at Mike Cochran Gymnasium Thursday.
FYFFE – Class 2A’s No. 7-ranked Fyffe Lady Red Devils finished their 2018-19 regular season Thursday with a blowout win over the Valley Head Lady Tigers at Mike Cochran Gymnasium.
RAINSVILLE – The Plainview Lady Bears capped off their regular-season finale on a high note after holding off a late comeback attempt in Thursday’s 40-33 win over the Sacred Heart Catholic Lady Cardinals at the DeKalb County Schools Coliseum.
RAINSVILLE – Class 3A’s top-ranked Plainview Bears capped of their regular season with a hard-fought 68-63 win over 2A, No. 9 Sacred Heart Catholic.
SCOTTSBORO – Class 3A’s top-ranked Plainview Bears bounced back from a loss to Florence, Mississippi Saturday with a 69-61 win over the Scottsboro Wildcats on the road Monday.
COLLINSVILLE – The Collinsville Panthers survived a closely-fought battle with Geraldine at home Tuesday and came out on of the Bulldogs by a final score of 64-58.
SYLVANIA – Class 2A’s No. 7-ranked Fyffe Lady Red Devils drained a dozen 3-pointers and spoiled Sylvania’s senior night with a 76-49 win over the Lady Rams on the road Thursday.
IDER – Class 2A’s No. 8-ranked Fyffe Lady Red Devils capped off a perfect 6-0 run through regular-season area play with a 74-54 win over the the Ider Lady Hornets on the road Tuesday.