Haden Ryals Haden Ryals

Southside’s Ryals wins state Bryant-Jordan award

By Chris McCarthy/Editor

Not many high school student-athletes go from undergoing head major surgery to winning four straight state wrestling titles.

In recognition of the above accomplishment, Southside High senior Haden Ryals was named the Class 5A overall state winner of the 2014 Bryant-Jordan Scholarship Award for Student Achievement on Monday in Birmingham,. 

Ryals was selected as the Class

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Hunter CloughHunter Clough

Southside shuts out Sardis to win county baseball championship

By Gene Stanley/Sports Correspondent

Southside High made no bones about who was to be crowned county baseball champion, as the No. 4 Panthers bested Sardis, 9-0, in the championship game on Saturday (Apr. 12) at SHS.

In fact, the game was so one-sided that Will Scott's single in the seventh inning was the first and lone hit for the

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Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed by Mark E. Willingham and

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Scott CliftonScott Clifton

Clifton resigns as Coosa Christian football coach

By Chris McCarthy/Editor

Scott Clifton is one-and-done with the Conquerors.

Last week, the Coosa Christian head football coach resigned after one season in Gadsden.

Clifton, who guided the 2013 Conquerors to a 3-7 record last season that included a 3-1finish, said that the decision to step down was his. 

“My daughter and my parents and my in-laws are all

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