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What can you say after 2 minutes and 17 seconds of fight time? One word fits the bill: Unbelievable. Deontay Wilder ended Dominic Breazeale’s title hopes with a devastating straight right hand in his ninth title defense at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn. The result was not unbelievable, th…
Suspending Thursday night’s game between Prattville Christian and Wicksburg had little effect on the outcome. It turned out an extra day made no difference.
Deontay Wilder has certainly stirred the pot this week ahead of his ninth title defense. Earlier in the week at his public workout, Wilder let the world know that he wasn’t concerned about the health of his opponent. In fact, he discussed the possibility of killing a fighter in the ring in n…
Prattville Christian bounced back from its first loss in the 3A state tournament to defeat Pleasant Valley 12-0 in the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s state softball tournament, advancing to Thursday’s quarterfinals at Lagoon Park Softball Complex.
HOOVER – Catholic senior Isabelle Cochran finished third in the Alabama High School Athletic Association state heptathlon that was held this week at Hoover High.
Jamari Smith just completed six days of spring workouts at quarterback for Success Unlimited Academy, but the senior-to-be knows his future, on the collegiate level, likely will be at another position.
A black bear found dead in Hyde County, North Carolina, has tested positive for rabies, the first known case of a rabid black bear in that state. Biologists say that rabies in wild bears has been documented only four times in the lower 48 states since 1999. Rabies is nearly always fatal and …
After winning back-to-back 1A-3A state championships in girls’ soccer, the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s new Competitive Balance policy rewarded Montgomery Academy with a move up to 4A-5A.
Trey Lindsey of Montgomery Academy and Isabelle Cochran of Montgomery Catholic were named the winners of the annual Jimmy Hitchcock Award last week. The award recognizes Christian Leadership in athletics. Lindsey was a starter on the football, basketball and baseball teams for the Eagles. Co…
Amaris Tyynismaa and Presley Miles continued their assault on the state high school long-distance running records by competing in separate classifications and leading their respective schools to state championships in the Alabama High School Athletic Association outdoor state championships o…
Macon East reached the championship game of the Alabama Independent School Association state softball tournament for the eighth consecutive year, but for only the second time over that span, the Knights came up on the short end of a 4-3 loss to Glenwood on Friday at Lagoon Park Softball Complex.
Sipsey Valley starters Cade Whitley and Caleb Junkin held LAMP to a combined seven hits over two games to record a surprisingly easy sweep of the Tigers in the 4A quarterfinals at Wheeler-Watkins Field on Friday evening.
For four innings, Trinity and Mobile Christian were locked in a scoreless pitcher’s duel to determine the best-of-three series at Jason Armstrong Field on Friday afternoon.
Macon East Academy posted shutouts over Tuscaloosa Academy and Pike Liberal Arts on Thursday in the first day of the Alabama Independent School Association, setting up a winner’s bracket final with Glenwood School on Friday at 10 a.m.at Lagoon Park Softball Complex.
After finding ways to lose the first game of a playoff doubleheader with Mobile Christian, the Trinity Wildcats reached down and won the second game in a nine-inning thriller that forced a third game in the quarterfinal series with the Leopards.
It was championship Wednesday at Denise Ainsworth Field, but something was missing as Alabama Christian Academy and LAMP battled it out for the 4A Area 4 tournament title.
Success Unlimited Academy broke ground on its proposed Elite Athletic Academy on Tuesday, but the dream for the facility started almost two decades ago in the mind of athletic director Bill Granger.
LAMP freshman Caitlin Russell was just looking for a hit in the bottom of the sixth inning of Tuesday’s 4A Area 4 tournament game with Catholic at Alabama Christian Academy.
PRATTVILLE - Prattville Christian Academy (PCA) faced Saint James twice in the 3A Area Tournament the Panthers hosted and shutout the visitors both times, 4-0 and 7-0. The victories secured the area championship for PCA.
Alabama fight fans will have a lot to cheer for in Brooklyn come May. In addition to Deontay Wilder’s ninth title defense, another boxer with Tuscaloosa ties will appear on the same May 18th card.
When your starting pitchers hold the opponent without an earned run, it’s a pretty safe bet you’re going to advance to the next round of the state baseball playoffs.
Trinity baseball standout Will Aaron and Alabama Christian softball ace Haley Pittman headline a group of local players selected to participate in the annual Alabama All-Stars Sports Week in July.
Montgomery Academy’s boys and girls tennis teams regained the mountain top with championships in the 4A-5A state tennis tournament on Tuesday, while St. James’ girls won the school’s second state championship with a win in the 3A tournament at Lagoon Park.
The Trinity boys and girls tennis teams swept through their section opponents, advancing to the state tennis tournament as Class 6A Section 2 champions.
PRATTVILLE – Former University of Alabama and National Football League stars Sherman Williams and David Palmer will be the guest hosts for the 22nd annual Kevin Turner Golf Tournament on June 17 at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Capitol Hill, Prattville YMCA officials announced.
DADEVILLE – Britton Kohn scattered six hits and struck out 11 as Montgomery Academy won the third game in the best-of-three series against Dadeville on Saturday afternoon, winning 3-0 in the first round of the 3A state baseball playoffs.
MARBURY – Marbury’s baseball team enters the 5A state playoffs with a deceiving 10-18 record, playing their 11th playoff team of the season on Saturday when they travel to Centreville to face Bill County.
After dispatching Dale County in an easy 12-0 rout, perhaps it was only natural for LAMP players to approach the second game of a doubleheader with a little less intensity.
The Montgomery Academy girls sailed through the Sectional Tournament at the O’Connor Tennis Center with ease. The Eagles finished in first place in all singles and double matches.
St. James senior Mallie Taylor was looking for a college to continue her studies. It just so happened she found a school where she can play basketball as well.
Montgomery Academy girls easily defeated Catholic Monday afternoon, 10-0. But that really wasn’t the biggest thing to happen on campus as the team honored a superstar of many years, Tara Katz. The celebration for Katz occurred when the match concluded.
After a last-minute juggling of the lineup, the inaugural MPS baseball tournament was held on Saturday at Gateway Park with Johnnie Carr defeating Dunbar-Ramer 15-0 and 13-0 for the championship.