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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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As the Fort Payne girls’ 4x400-meter relay team won gold at the 2021 AHSAA State Track and Field Championships this weekend, the girls’ team finished third overall in Class 6A at the season finale in Gulf Shores.

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When the Fort Payne girls’ 4x400-meter relay team clocked in at 4 minutes, 7 seconds in a race at Vestavia Hills’ King of the Mountain Invitational in March, the girls knew they had a strong chance at making school history.

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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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FORT PAYNE — Maggie Groat notched first-place finishes in the girls 400-meter dash, 300-meter hurdles, high jump and as a part of the 4x400-meter relay team, helping the Fort Payne girls achieve a second-place overall finish at the Fort Payne Invitational at Fort Payne High School on Friday …

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FORT PAYNE — As the Fort Payne girls track and field team continues thriving collectively, head coach Selena Penton knows there are several who are still chasing personal goals.

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The Fyffe girls track and field team had a ninth-place finish out of 17 competing schools, while the Geraldine boys notched three top-10 individual finishes at a varsity meet in Albertville on Friday.

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FORT PAYNE — Fort Payne’s 4x800-meter relay team placed second, the 4x400-meter relay team was third and Madi Wallace earned a bronze medal in the 60-meter hurdles, highlighting the Wildcats’ fifth-place overall finish in Class 6A at the AHSAA State Indoor Track and Field Championships in Bi…

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Maddie Jackson had an individual first-place finish in the 800-meter run and Jordan Strogav placed second in the pole vault to highlight Fort Payne’s performances in the Last Chance Invitational in Birmingham this weekend.

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The AHSAA’s Central Board of Control approved the AHSAA’s “Return to Play Best Practices” recommended guidelines for spring sports Wednesday and also approved winter sports championship health and safety modifications due to COVID restrictions at its annual winter meeting at the AHSAA office…

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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.