By Stan Veitch/Sports Correspondent
Hokes Bluff High now knows how it feels to wake a sleeping giant.
Thursday night (Aug. 27), the host Eagles held Southside to an opening three-and-out, then drove the field scoring on a Bradley Pruett 3-yard run at the 6:20 mark of the first quarter.
That series woke up Southside (1-1). Beginning with Alaric Williams’Read more »
West End High rolled up 405 total yards on the way to a 41-28 victory over Susan Moore on Thursday (Aug. 27).
Trailing 22-20 at halftime, the Patriots (1-0) outscored the hosts 21 to 6 over the final two quarters.
For West End, senior quarterback Hunter Grant completed 13-of-20 passes for 226 yards and three touchdowns. He also rushedRead more »
By Sarrah Peters
On Tuesday, August 25, the Etowah County Courthouse hosted a reception welcoming new Chief Administrative Officer Sherrie Kelley to Etowah County.
The Etowah County Commission unanimously voted to approve a contract with Sherrie Y. Kelley for the Chief Administrative Officer position at the Etowah County Commission meeting on Tuesday, July 7.
The position opened after theRead more »
By Sarrah Peters
A recent U.S. News and World Report study recognized Glencoe High School as one of the best high schools in the nation.
The school was awarded the National Bronze Award for performing better than is statistically expected for students in Alabama.
Glencoe High’s student population is 39 percent economically disadvantaged. The school’s disadvantaged students outperformed otherRead more »
By Kaitlin Fleming
Etowah High School is beginning the new school year with a new principal and the students and faculty are excited for the future possibilities.
Ryan Barkley taught at Glencoe High School for eight years until former Etowah Principal Jeff Colegrove contacted him about an assistant principal position in 2013. Barkley graduated from Etowah in 1999 andRead more »