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  • Roanoke, Randolph County, Alabama — May 29, 2016
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Handley makes a splash with final-four finish at state tournament

Handley's Emelie Brown (right, with glove) high fives assistant coach Chris Glass after Handley's 8-7 win over Northside in the third game of the state tournament Wednesday. Brown hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning to give Handley the lead in that game.

Handley went 2-2 in the state softball tournament and finished as one of the last four teams standing in class 4A.

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Wednesday 05/25/2016
Wadley's Avery earns spot in North-South all-star game

Wadley’s Kamaury Avery will get one last hurrah on the football field before beginning his college career at Savannah State next fall.

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Altork: A word about defining moments

Game one could have defined the state tournament for Handley’s softball team last Wednesday. More specifically, the first inning of game one.

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Wednesday 05/11/2016
County teams earn two gold medals at state track meets

Here is a list of how the county's athletes fared at the state track and field meets in Gulf Shores (Handley) and Culllman (Wadley, Woodland). The athletes are listed with the events in which they participated and where they placed in the state finals in parentheses. 

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Handley, RCHS claim area titles

Handley steamrolled through its area tournament to claim the area title in commanding fashion, while RCHS made a statement of its own by twice knocking off the top-seeded team in its area to claim its second straight area crown.

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RCHS playoff run ends in 10-inning loss

The playoffs can be a cruel and deceptive judge of a team’s character. The final scores from RCHS’s third-round state playoff series against Mars Hill Bible Friday and Saturday say that Mars Hill was the better team. And that’s fair in the sense that Mars Hill won two games and earned the right to advance.

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Wadley's area championship streak halted

After going unbeaten in area play during the regular season the Wadley Bulldogs softball team had a seemingly clear path to an eighth straight area championship when tournament play began in Wadley last week.

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Wednesday 05/04/2016
RCHS reaches round three for the fourth straight season

Sometimes baseball is a funny game.

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40 county athletes qualify for state track meet

Randolph County will be well represented when the state track and field meets begin Thursday and Friday.

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RCHS qualifies for regional with wins in area tournament

The RCHS Lady Tigers won their first two games of the 2A, area 10 softball tournament in Ranburne, punching their ticket to the 2A regionals and moving themselves within one win of a second consecutive area title.

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