For the team that is used to being in the playoffs and winning area championships, the task of doing those things again required feats that had to be seen to be believed.
The Woodland Lady Bobcats started the week finding out that they were ranked in the top 10 in the state in Class 1A. They finished it by earning the right to host their area tournament at the end of the season.
Playing a series of games against several larger schools in an event at Choccolocco Park, the RCHS Tigers went 0-4 in games Friday through Tuesday.
Handley’s softball team won five of six games last week and Monday, and are now 15-4 on the season. The Lady Tigers’ only loss of the week came against Pleasant Valley in a weekend tournament at Oxford Lake, hosted by White Plains. Read more
Woodland picked up its first win of the season in dramatic fashion Wednesday before coming back to earth in a one-hit loss to Donoho Thursday. The Bobcats overcame seven errors against the Generals Wednesday and got a huge game out of the number nine spot in the order from Callen Gay. Read more
The long and winding recruiting road of Handley star Dylan Brooks has finally reached its destination, and it’s only about 45 minutes down the road. Read more
A long layoff due to concerns over the spread of COVID- 19 has come to an end for the basketball programs at the three county schools. RCHS returned to play Saturday, Wadley took the court Monday and Woodland saw its first action of the new year Tuesday after superintendent John Jacobs shut … Read more
The goal all along this week for Handley was to spend two straight Fridays in Tuscaloosa. That dream will become a reality for the Tigers after they traveled to T-Town and defeated American Christian Academy 34-13 in the state semifinals Friday night. Read more
The Handley Tigers will play for a spot in the Class 4A state championship game next week after they blasted past Bibb County 35-21 in round three of the Class 4A state playoffs Friday in Roanoke. Read more
It wasn't a happy ending for the Woodland Bobcats Friday night, but after the emotion of Friday's 26-16 season-ending loss to Berry subsides, it will definitely go down as one of the happiest seasons Woodland has had in a long time. Read more
With momentum clearly in Vigor's corner and the game possibly hanging in the balance, Handley turned to its star running back to restore order. And Tae Meadows gladly complied. Read more
In a game dominated by the front lines of two championship caliber defenses, it was the big plays that made the difference. And in the end Central of Clay County came up with one more big play – and one more point – than Handley in 15-14 win for the Volunteers. Read more