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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Classifieds for the week of April 11-17


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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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Brodie CroyleBrodie Croyle

Local sports hall of fame inducts four

By Mike Goodson/Sports Correspondent

The Etowah County Sports Hall of Fame inducted four sports legends into the ranks of Etowah County’s finest on Saturday (Apr. 12) at Convention Hall in Gadsden. The 2014 class of Pat Adkison, Darryl Dunn, Mark Morrison and Brodie Croyle took its place with more than 100 past inductees. 

Pat Adkison


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