By Chris McCarthy/Editor
Southside High left one too many ducks on the pond last Friday (May 1), a shortcoming that ultimately resulted in Cullman’s 7-3, 11-1 doubleheader sweep in the Class 6A state baseball quarterfinals at SHS.
The No. 8 Panthers stranded 17 base runners over the course of the evening, including eight in scoring position. TheRead more »
By Mike Goodson/Sports Correspondent
Gaston High School swept West End, 10-6 and 11-7, in the Class 2A, Area 12 Tournament softball championship on Friday (May 1) at GHS.
The Lady Bulldogs (21-16) had to battle back through the loser’s bracket to take the title. “I am proud of my team,” said Gaston head coach Jay Williams. “They were upsetRead more »
Courtesy of Sand Mountain Reporter
Sardis High dominated the Class 4A, Area 12 softball tournament, outscoring their opponents 37-5 to finish 3-0 and win the championship.
The Lady Lions defeated Hokes Bluff, 20-2, in the title game.
Both Sardis and Hokes Bluff qualified for the North Central Regional this weekend in Tuscaloosa. The Lady Lions open the tournament againstRead more »
Westbrook Christian won its first postseason soccer match in school history on Tuesday (Apr. 28) with a 4-0 shutout over Fultondale in the first round of the Class 1A-3A state playoffs in Rainbow City.
The Lady Warriors travel to Altamont this Saturday (May 2) in the second round.
Kendall Sharp, Alexis Beard, Olivia Strickland and Kayleigh CampbellRead more »
By Stan Veitch/Sports Correspondent
Nicki Rodgers was due. And she knew it.
“I’m usually nervous if we’re not ahead,” the Etowah High second baseman said. “But I was pretty calm in there this time.”
Getting her pitch helped, too.
“It was a perfect pitch, low but in the zone,” she said. “I hit the ball in the gap aRead more »