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2019 was a great year for the big boys up front in Randolph County. All-County teams tend to be dominated by skill players who put up gaudy statistics, but this year five linemen and two more players known primarily for their defense account for seven of the 10 spots on the first team. Read more

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Of course it was Ranburne. Of all the teams to end Woodland’s perfect start to its season, it would have to be the purple-clad rivals to the north. Ranburne beat Woodland’s girls 54-43 in a Friday the 13th contest in which Woodland missed 23 free throws. Read more

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Handley led early and led late, but they couldn’t hold the lead at the end as Auburn rallied in the final minute to claim a 60-58 victory over the Tigers in Roanoke last Thursday. Read more

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After Clay Central’s 34-28 loss to Mortimer Jordan in week six of the regular season, Central head coach Danny Horn was in no mood to linger on the field. The team gathered for the traditional post-game prayer, after which Horn emphatically told his players in no uncertain terms to go straig… Read more

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For the first time all season a team figured out how to run the ball against RCHS’s vaunted defensive front, and that proved to be costly to RCHS in a season-ending 27-20 loss to Walter Wellborn in the third round of the state playoffs Friday. Read more

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Randolph County came into Friday's third round playoff game against Walter Wellborn allowing just 38 rushing yards per game to opposing offenses. But Wellborn and starting quarterback Jett Smith found a way to pile up 224 yards on the ground in a 27-20 Wellborn victory. Read more

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Friday’s second-round game between Jasper and Clay Central pitted the defending state champions against the No. 1 team in the state. And by the end of the night the Central Volunteers proved unequivocally which one of those titles carried the most weight. Read more

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When coaches talk about facing a good defense oftentimes they’ll sum up that defense by saying, “Nobody has scored on them all year.” It’s not meant to be taken literally, of course, but it illustrates the point that they’ve done a good job of shutting down opposing offenses. Read more