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 »
By Shannon J. Allen/Sand Mountain Reporter
Quarterback Hunter Grant launched his senior year with a memorable performance, propelling West End High to its first season-opening win since 2010.
Grant rushed for three touchdowns and passed for three touchdowns, leading the Patriots to a 41-28 triumph over Susan Moore on Thursday night at Larry “Pod” Patterson Field.
It was WestRead 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 »