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FORT PAYNE — Fort Payne track and field coach Selena Penton saw how well her field athletes were performing early in the indoor season and knew they were going to achieve great things on their journey toward the state meet.

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Lennon Ibsen had a second-place individual finish in the girls pole vault and triple jump, and Madi Wallace added individual runner-up finishes in the girls 60-meter hurdles and long jump during Fort Payne’s participation in the Ice Breaker Invitational in Birmingham on Saturday.

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Madi Wallace accounted for four of Fort Payne’s five first-place finishes and Lennon Ibsen helped earn two first-place finishes during an indoor track and field meet in Birmingham on Thursday.

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FORT PAYNE — Madi Wallace followed up on her strong season-opening performance of the indoor track and field season with another stellar outing, capturing three of the Fort Payne girls’ six first-place individual finishes at the Holiday Invitational in Birmingham on Saturday.

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The Fort Payne track and field team opened the indoor season with several athletes placing high at the Magic City Invitational in Birmingham on Saturday.

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FORT PAYNE — The ongoing pandemic prevented Fort Payne senior Madi Wallace from making a proper official visit to Austin Peay State University. However, it didn’t stop her from making a decision about her collegiate future.

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The AHSAA is reviewing the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) Roadmap to Reopening Schools, which was released Friday by State Superintendent Eric Mackey.

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FORT PAYNE — Editor’s note: This is the ninth installment in a question-and-answer series with DeKalb County coaches, taking a look at their playing journeys and their coaching experiences. In Part 9, The Times-Journal interviewed Fort Payne cross country coach Ashley Jackson. She has served…

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Editor’s note: This is the fourth installment in a six-part series of stories on DeKalb County Sports Hall of Fame scholarship winners. The organization awarded six $1,000 scholarships to DeKalb County senior student-athletes. The six seniors will be honored during the induction ceremony of …

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Alabama High School Athletic Association officials and coaches addressed the opening of state schools and summer workouts for high school athletics amid the COVID-19 pandemic during a news conference Wednesday.

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Alabama High School Athletic Association member schools may reopen June 1, in accordance with Alabama State Department of Education Superintendent Dr. Eric Mackey’s directive announced Thursday.

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The Alabama High School Athletic Association Central Board approved spring sports alignments for the upcoming 2020-21 and 2021-22 classification period Thursday. 

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To better assist Alabama principals, athletic directors, coaches, student-athletes and parents regarding what is allowed or not allowed during the mandatory school closures, the Alabama High School Athletic Association provided a list of frequently asked questions last week that apply to all…

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To better assist Alabama principals, athletic directors, coaches, student-athletes and parents regarding what is allowed or not allowed during the mandatory school closures, the Alabama High School Athletic Association provided a list of frequently asked questions last week that apply to all…

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FORT PAYNE — Whatever resolution was to be reached from the mandatory spring sports stoppage due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, senior athletes from around DeKalb County were hoping there would be something left to salvage on the other side.

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FORT PAYNE — With all high school sports going on a hiatus this week due to coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, DeKalb County coaches and athletes are dealing with the abrupt stoppage and the uncertainty of what the season holds on the other side.

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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.

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FORT PAYNE – The Fort Payne Lady Wildcats’ track and field team continued their run of dominance in sectional meets over the weekend as they won their sixth straight Class 6A Sectional and punched their ticket to Gulf Shores for the State Championship Meet.

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Fort Payne’s track and field teams won six events Friday at Albertville’s Aggie Invitational meet and earned top-five overall finishes in fields of 15-plus teams.

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BIRMINGHAM – Fort Payne’s track and field team earned silver medals in three events and had several strong finishes at the AHSAA State Indoor Track and Field Meet this past weekend at the Birmingham CrossPlex.

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BIRMINGHAM – Fort Payne’s indoor track and field teams had several strong finishes in a meet at the Birmingham CrossPlex Tuesday where the Wildcats faced off against nearly 1,300 competitors from 42 other schools from across the state.

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Fort Payne hurdlers Madi Wallace and Matthew Shaddix both competed against some of the fastest hurdlers in the southeast this past weekend at the USATF Region 6 Junior Olympic Meet at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, where one of the two qualified for a national meet out of…

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Fort Payne’s varsity track and field teams capped off a strong regular season with several top finishes against some of the best teams from Tennessee in the McCallie Mid-South Track Classic in Chattanooga on Saturday.