This year’s Dothan Eagle high school tennis players of the year are a contrast in experience.
Four years ago, Jordyn Alston could feel and sense the recruitment of Geneva County teammate Karoline Striplin, a 2021 Lady Bulldog graduate now at the University of Tennessee.
ASHFORD – Hard work in the weight room and perseverance on and off of the football field well characterize Ashford High’s Devontrez Blake.
Four boys from the Wiregrass and two local coaches were named to the South squad for the upcoming 4th Annual AHSAA North-South All-Star Boys and Girls Golf competition.
For many of those coming to watch, or even for many of the players, it’s just a baseball game. But for U.S. Army veteran Ed Hicks, Hits for Heroes is much more.
Ten local athletes – two in baseball, three in softball and five in soccer – were named Monday to play in the 27th annual AHSAA North-South competitions in July.
JACKSONVILLE – The Houston Academy softball team’s bid to repeat as a state champion fell short, but it still left north Alabama with a trophy.
Howard Holland, a native of Cottonwood who served two stints as the head football coach at Headland High School along with being the city recreation director there for many years, passed away Saturday at the age of 76.
OXFORD – After winning two close, low-scoring games earlier in the day, Houston Academy couldn’t pull off a high-scoring win in a battle of 2022 state softball champions during a Class 4A winners’ bracket final Friday evening at Choccolocco Park, falling to Orange Beach 10-8.
OXFORD – Strong pitching and defense carried Houston Academy in its first two games Friday at the AHSAA Class 4A State Softball Championships at Choccolocco Park.
While Enterprise head softball coach Kate Stump was disappointed at Friday’s Class 7A State Tournament results of her Wildcats, she left feeling good about her team’s season.
Opp finished as the Class 3A state runner-up, falling to Plainview 14-4 in the championship game at Jacksonville State’s Jana McGinnis Field Thursday night.
The Opp softball team stayed alive early Thursday morning to reach the AHSAA Class 3A state championship round at Oxford’s Choccolocco Park, but the Bobcats were in a waiting mode early Thursday evening to play the game after heavy mid-afternoon rains hit the area.
When it counted most, Houston Academy’s baseball team came up big in Thursday’s AHSAA Class 3A state championship games.
ENTERPRISE – Enterprise High senior Jordan Hines proved plenty this past season on the basketball court, but he’s eager to prove even more at nearby Enterprise State Community College.
JACKSONVILLE -- Houston Academy’s season isn’t over just yet.
OXFORD – After a long day of softball, the Wicksburg Panthers came up short of their ultimate goal, falling in the AHSAA Class 2A State Championship to the Hatton Hornets, 12-10 late Wednesday night.
OXFORD --- The Wicksburg Panthers have forced a second championship game in the Class 2A state softball series.
OXFORD — Houston Academy coach Tony Kirkland didn’t feel his team played its best Wednesday night in a 2-1 opening-game loss to Gordo at Choccolocco Park in the best-of-three Class 3A championship series.
OXFORD — The Wicksburg Panthers’ softball team advanced to the state championship game.
The versatility of the two Dothan High athletes – soccer player Caroline Ezzell and track and field standout John Webb – made them attractive targets for college coaches and it culminated with the two signing scholarships on Wednesday.
JACKSONVILLE — The start of the AHSAA Class 2A State Championship series started with rain on both days.
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With improved scores from three of its four golfers, the Houston Academy girls golf team surged to a second-place finish in the AHSAA Class 1A-3A girls state golf championships Tuesday at the Robert Trent Jones Grand National Golf Course.
Dothan High filled two coaching vacancies on Tuesday night when Karie Striplin was approved as the new volleyball coach and Jonathan Deveridge was approved as the new girls basketball coach during a meeting of the Dothan City Schools Board.
OXFORD --- It took a late-night big rally, but Wicksburg advanced to the winners’ bracket final of the Class 2A softball championships at Choccolocco Park with a 13-7 win over Thorsby late Tuesday night.
If the past month is a true indicator, Houston Academy is playing its best baseball of the season going into the Class 3A championship series against Gordo beginning Wednesday.
The Enterprise Wildcats boys golf team were in a tight battle following the opening day of AHSAA State Championships Monday at Auburn’s Robert Trent Jones Grand National Course, in third place, but only seven strokes off the lead entering Tuesday’s final round.
As Houston Academy goes after its third ever state baseball championship this week when it meets Gordo starting Wednesday in a best-of-three Class 3A series in Oxford, Jeff Hale reflects on the school’s first baseball title won 30 years ago this week.
JACKSONVILLE – For five innings, Ariton hitters couldn’t solve Vincent pitching ace Aiden Poe.
Purple Cat fever has hit a high level in the last few days in the small town of Ariton – one that likely hasn’t been seen in 25 years.