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    Breaking a losing streak is on the mind of Vinemont Eagles

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    VINEMONT – Seven consecutive losses to end the 2013 season didn't sit well with the Vinemont Eagles after they began the season 3-0.   Injuries changed the Eagles in which they were never able to recover.   Now as Allen Scott enters his fourth season leading Vinemont, the...

    ‘Don’t listen to everyone telling you that you can’t do it, because you can,’ Jager Burns and Destiny Jones share their parenting story

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    Playing sports in high school while keeping pace academically can be a difficult feat in normal circumstance but imagine becoming a parent the same week you’re about to play a playoff game against the No. 1 team in the state. That was the case...

    Election night recap, hoops-style

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    CULLMAN COUNTY - While many were focused on the presidential race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, others divided their time for the first Tuesday of the 2016-17 high school basketball regular season. Good Hope put together a great team performance, shooting down Susan Moore...

    Cullman 4-H Shotgun Team collects medals at state tournament

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    CHILDERSBURG - Cullman's 4-H shotgun team competed in the state tournament in Childersburg in April and several members posted very impressive results. Hayden Faulk, one of the coaches of the team, was impressed at the state tournament and happy with how his team performed this season. "They did great...

    Men’s Basketball Coach Allen Sharpe returns to Wallace State

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala.--Wallace State Community College is pleased to announce the return of Allen Sharpe as head men’s basketball coach.   Sharpe previously served as head coach of the Lions from 2005 to 2010, leading the program to its first conference title in 2010. During that time he posted an...

    City reveals planned Depot Park transformation

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Back in May, the City of Cullman announced it would be making improvements to Depot Park, including changes to the park’s infrastructure. On Tuesday, June 13, renderings showing what the park will look like in the future were released. “These improvements will...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Aggies aiming to continue success in 5A

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    FAIRVIEW, Ala. – After putting together an impressive postseason run a season ago and capturing a region title, the Fairview Aggies are ready to hit the field again this fall to build on that success going into Class 5A. The Aggies are moving up from 4A and into...

    Wallace State volleyball begins play Thursday at the NJCAA Division I national championship

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    Image/Text Russell Moore, WSCC: Wallace State’s volleyball team breezed through the 2016 Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament, capping it Sunday, Oct. 30 with an eighth consecutive tournament championship at Tom Drake Coliseum. HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s volleyball team has earned a No. 12...

    Holly Pond football player’s act of kindness draws cheers from opposing fans

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    DANVILLE, Ala. - Last Friday evening, Holly Pond High School’s (HPHS) football team suffered a defeat at Danville High School, but one Bronco scored a win that had fans on both sides of the field cheering. HPHS junior middle linebacker no. 42 Andy Garcia came to the aid...

    Hanceville Bulldogs have a positive approach for the 2014 Football Season

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    HANCEVILLE – No other prep football program locally has achieved as much as the Hanceville Bulldogs have in the past three years of regular season competition. Hanceville has been a winner in 26 of 30 regular season games, winning its final eight regular decisions...

    Holly Pond community sending local team to World Series

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    HOLLY POND, Ala. -- Holly Pond's 12-and-under baseball team is heading to the Dizzy Dean Baseball World Series in Southaven, Mississippi. The Broncos qualified for the state tournament after making it through the Dizzy Dean Baseball Tournament but were eliminated early on. The state...

    Southern Prep Sports Academy opening in Hanceville

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    HANCEVILLE - The opening of Southern Prep Sports Academy, based in Hanceville, has been announced by its athletic director, James Tolbert, who says the academy will encourage and develop the skills needed to bridge the gap between academics and athletics. According to Tolbert, the north-central...

    Promising future for area AHSAA cross country following outstanding 2016 season

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    CULLMAN COUNTY - Cross country was very good in the area in 2016 and has a very bright future in the years to come. With the St. Bernard Saints winning a state title for the first time while the Cold Springs Eagles and Cullman Bearcats...

    AHSAA details ‘Return to Play Best Practices’ document

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Ever since the coronavirus pandemic brought an early end to school and spring sports back in March, we’ve been anxiously awaiting information about the upcoming football season. Wednesday finally brought some of the answers we wanted when the AHSAA’s Central Board approved a plan to...

    Former Auburn, Cullman standout Thompson joins Cubs’ summer camp

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    SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The season isn’t quite over yet for Keegan Thompson. This year’s minor league baseball season was canceled in June, but the former Cullman High School and Auburn standout was added to the Chicago Cubs’ summer camp roster Tuesday. Thompson reported to the Four Winds...

    ARCHERY: 3 local squads take home top honors at Guntersville Classic

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    Vinemont Elementary placed first in the elementary division at the Guntersville Classic on Friday with a score of 3,056. (Photo courtesy of Vinemont Elementary) GUNTERSVILLE – Several local archery squads competed at this year’s Guntersville Classic on Friday, and three of them brought home first...

    Cullman Christian looks for success in first softball season

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    CULLMAN - Any team starting their first season in a new sport will have some challenges and some hurdles to jump over, but they cannot wait to prove themselves. That is the case for Cullman Christian School, whose 2017 softball season is the first...

    Cold Springs boys, girls roll to easy wins in season and home openers against Vinemont

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    BREMEN - Triston Chambers and Josh Freeman will be deeply missed by the Cold Springs faithful as they accounted for more than half of the Eagles’ offense the four years they were there. Now, it is time for some familiar veterans on this team...

    Jump for Troy! Trojans first team in Sun Belt history to crack AP Top 25

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    TROY - It is a great time to be a college football fan in the state of Alabama. The Alabama Crimson Tide are the no. 1 team in the country and are the favorite to win their 17th national championship. The Auburn Tigers are...

    Fairview Lady Aggies survive late comeback to defeat Arab 63-60; Aggies fall 72-48

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    FAIRVIEW - A rematch between the Fairview and Arab varsity girls one week after the two opened the season against each other was a different story from the previous assignment in which the Lady Aggies won by a final score of 64-42. This time, on...

    Broncos roll, Lady Broncos fall

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    HOLLY POND -  It was a tale of two games for Holly Pond Tuesday night as the Broncos took care of business against the West Point Warriors, while the Lady Broncos faltered against the Lady Warriors. Holly Pond 85, West Point 64 (Boys) Holly Pond head...

    Wallace State Lady Lions pick up two wins over weekend; WSCC men fall to Florida-based powers

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    HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s women’s basketball team notched a pair of wins over the weekend in Americus, Ga., defeating Denmark (South Carolina) Technical College and Cape Fear (North Carolina) Community College. Sophomore guard Kelsey Houston poured in 17 points off the bench, and Ahziala Wright...

    Winston County and New Hope win semifinal play in Vinemont Girls’ Tip-Off Tournament

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    VINEMONT - Winston County guard Kaycie Giamanco made her only field goal of the game count. It came with seven seconds remaining and lifted the Lady Yellow Jackets by Oneonta 48-46 Monday night in the opener of the Vinemont Girls’ Tip-Off Tournament. Winston County now...

    WSCC men’s golf and tennis teams wrap up season at nationals; baseball players recognized

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    Wallace State’s men’s tennis team won the 2017 ACCC/Region 22 championship at the Jimmy Johns Tennis Complex in Decatur. Team members are, front row, from left, Jacob Lambert, Alex Carter, Luke Bowden and Cade Pressnell; back row, from left, assistant coach Tim Garner, Hunter...

    ACAA BASKETBALL: Cullman Christian captures state title with 46-31 win over Cornerstone Christian

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    The Cullman Christian Lady Lions knocked off Cornerstone Christian 46-31 Saturday to capture this year's ACAA state title. (Photo by Jazmine Barrett) OXFORD – For just the second time in school history, the Cullman Christian Lady Lions are the Alabama Christian Athletic Association (ACAA) State...

    Wallace State baseball’s Blake Rivera named a NJCAA 2nd-team All-American

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    Former Wallace State pitcher Blake Rivera is a NJCAA 2nd-team All-American for his impressive work during the 2018 season. HANCEVILLE – Former Wallace State pitcher Blake Rivera has enjoyed a memorable June thus far.  Rivera was named a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I...

    Arizona’s Dean Rojas wins MLF Bass Pro Tour Stage 5 event on Smith Lake

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The world’s 80 best anglers spent the past week competing on Smith Lake in Major League Fishing’s (MLF) Bass Pro Tour Stage Five event but by Sunday morning only 10 were left in the field. After reeling in 30 bass for a Sunday weight...

    Cullman County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2019 inducted Saturday night

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The 20th annual Cullman County Sports Hall of Fame class was inducted at the annual banquet Saturday night and this year’s class drew a crowd of friends and family that filled the Cullman Civic Center. The 2019 class consists of West Point’s Jason Allcorn, Hanceville’s...

    Cullman native Kane Ward wins WWA National Championship

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    MONROE, Wash. – The 2019 Nautique World Wake Association (WWA) Wakeboard National Championships are in the books and this year, there was some local flavor in the field. Cullman native Kane Ward, 8, placed first in the 9 & Under Jr. Boys Division after...

    AHSAA releases new fall sports classifications for 2020-2022, Hanceville and Fairview moving up

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama High School Athletic Association’s Central Board approved fall sport reclassifications for the 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons Tuesday morning and a pair of local teams are making a move. Hanceville High School made the move from class 3A to class 4A and Fairview High...

    Holly Pond claims County Basketball Title for first time since 2002

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    HANCEVILLE – In the highest scoring Cullman County championship game ever played at Wallace State's Tom Drake Coliseum, the Holly Pond Broncos took home the hardware for the first time in 13 years. With four starters shooting lights out and the offense getting 48 points...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Fairview’s Martin invited to national QB academy

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    FAIRVIEW, Ala. – After racking up big numbers through the air and on the ground for the Aggies last season, junior quarterback Parker Martin has earned an invitation to one of the premier passing academies in the country. Martin was selected to participate in...

    Roundup: Full day of action at West Point

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    WEST POINT - There was plenty to choose from Thursday afternoon as softball, soccer, baseball and tennis were all competing on the grounds of West Point High School. SOFTBALL: West Point 10, Curry 0 West Point scored early and often in their 10-0 mercy rule win...

    Duck River Reservoir reopens to boat fishing; careful outdoor recreation still a safe option

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Economic Development Agency (CEDA) announced Wednesday that the Duck River Reservoir will reopen to boat fishing Thursday, March 26. In a message, CEDA Director Dale Greer wrote: The main boat ramp on the East Side of the Reservoir at the dam and the launch...

    CULLMAN COUNTY YOUTH BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Championship Saturday recap; 8 teams capture county crowns

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    Cold Springs celebrates after securing this year's fourth-grade girls' county championship (Martha Needham for The Cullman Tribune) GOOD HOPE – Cullman County Youth Basketball Tournament action tipped off early Saturday morning with eight county championships on the line, starting with the third-grade girls. West Point 8...

    MLF Bass Pro Tour Stage 5 on Smith Lake officially underway

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Stage Five of the 2019 Major League Fishing Bass Tour officially kicked off early Tuesday morning and Cullman Mayor Woody Jacobs threw out the first cast from the boat of Cullman native and pro angler Matt Lee. The tournament will be accompanied by a “festival-style...

    Cullman’s Hunter Brannon lives in the limelight at the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game

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    MONTGOMERY - Cullman's Hunter Brannon soaked up every moment in his final football game as a high schooler. The senior, who has committed to play at the University of Alabama, got an invitation to play in the annual Alabama-Mississippi All-Star game. It was a special moment...

    ‘It’s therapy for me’

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Lil Cookies Goat Farm, in the making for the last 10 years, is located in Hanceville and home to 133 goats. Owner Christal Cook operates the farm on her own. She said her journey began when she and her  ex-husband decided...

    Hard work and fun at Castille Character Camp

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    Matt Townson, left, and Taira Ugarkovich, right, present Jeremiah Castille, center, with a check for $2,500 from the Cullman Savings Bank Foundation to the Jeremiah Castille Foundation at Saturday morning's Jeremiah Castille Character Camp. CULLMAN - Jeremiah Castille is a man of great character. From...

    Falkville Baseball Invitational rained out Tuesday

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    FALKVILLE - Wet conditions prevented the Falkville High School baseball invitational tournament from continuing on Tuesday. Monday night's rain soaked the field at Falkville High School with Blue Devils' coach Jonathan Lacy and his staff unable to get the diamond ready as the schedule was...

    Clint Watson, a Cullman grad, becomes first Wallace State men’s tennis signee

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    Clint Watson, center, recently became the first Wallace State men’s tennis recruit to sign a letter of intent. Watson was a premier tennis player at Cullman, winning a state title as early as eighth grade. He is joined by his parents Art, far left,...

    Wallace State’s men’s tennis team wins ACCC/Region 22 championship

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    Wallace State’s men’s tennis team won the 2017 ACCC/Region 22 championship at the Jimmy Johns Tennis Complex in Decatur. Team members are, front row, from left, Jacob Lambert, Alex Carter, Luke Bowden and Cade Pressnell; back row, from left, assistant coach Tim Garner, Hunter...

    Bobby Meyer stepping down as CHS basketball coach

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- Cullman High School varsity boys basketball coach Bobby Meyer will be stepping down as coach of the Bearcat basketball team. Meyer has coached the Bearcats for 11 seasons and led the varsity boys to a 14-9 overall record during the 2020-2021 season. “Coach...

    Fairview sweeps West Point in Friday night hoops

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    WEST POINT - The Fairview Lady Aggies sit on top of the Class 5A, Area 12 basketball standings after a 46-32 victory Friday evening over the West Point Lady Warriors. Closing out the third quarter on a 7-0 run was the difference maker for the...

    Cold Springs sweeps Fairview at home

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    BREMEN - In an early season matchup of two of the top teams in the county, Cold Springs took both the boys’ and girls’ games Friday night at home. Cold Springs 55, Fairview 50 (Boys) Twenty-six minutes. That is how long it took Cold Springs to...

    Cullman County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2020 inducted

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – After last year’s induction ceremony was postponed, The Cullman County Sports Hall of Fame finally got the opportunity to recognize its newest members at Stone Bridge Farms Saturday night. The Class of 2020 was officially inducted Saturday night at the 21st...

    Holly Pond hits triple digits (again) to claim 3A, Area 11 title

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    HOLLY POND - For the 29th time this year, the Holly Pond Broncos did what they do best- win. The Broncos defeated the Locust Fork Hornets by a final of 101-49 to win the 3A, Area 11 Championship and earn the right to host...

    ‘We want everyone to come and spend the day with us’ – St. Bernard rocks the weekend with Blues & BBQ

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – St. Bernard’s Prep School was filled with the soul, crafts and good foods for the afternoon. Crafts and vendors, both local and from afar, filled the campus with goods to buy. The first day of the festival proved successful. Festival Director Joyce Nix felt positive...

    Former Cullman standout Kolby Robinson opening 256 Sports Academy in Florence

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    FLORENCE, Ala. – There’s a new athletic training facility opening soon in Florence and participants will have the opportunity to learn firsthand from a former Cullman, Wallace State and Alabama standout. Former Bearcat shortstop Kolby Robinson is opening 256 Sports Academy in Florence and...

    AHSAA issues 2 new rules: game number and pitch counting

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    West Point High School Athletic Director Randy Jones with the pitch count equipment at Friday’s game WEST POINT - The Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) has made two changes to the rules for prep baseball in Alabama. Teams from Class 1A to 6A are...

    AHSAA releases 2023-24 spring sports alignments

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama High School Athletic Association’s (AHSAA) Central Board of Control (CBC) approved new spring sports area alignments Tuesday afternoon and there are plenty of local teams shuffling around. The CBC’s unanimous action came at the Spring Sports Classification meeting which...

    Wallace State softball begins postseason play on Friday, seeking 3rd straight ACCC title and 11th overall

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    HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s softball team begins its postseason quest on Friday, looking to capture a third consecutive Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) championship and the initial one under first-year coach A.J. Daugherty. The Lions (38-9) haven’t missed a beat under Daugherty’s tutelage. They again...

    Cold Springs claims 2nd straight track and field title; weekend recap and the week ahead

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    CULLMAN - Saving the best for last is the only way to describe Cold Springs' claiming its second straight Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) Class 2A state outdoor track and field championship. Down to the final event, the pole vault, the Eagles were in...

    Wallace State baseball wins series against Marion Military Institute, reaching 30 wins on season

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    Wallace State sophomore Jesse Scott was named the ACCC Co-Pitcher of the Week on Monday after registering 13 strikeouts in a 1-0 win over Marion Military Institute. HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s baseball team won its third consecutive conference series over the weekend, winning three games...

    Birmingham Iron chooses local woman as massage coordinator

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    Kristie Williams (front, second from left) with her fellow Alliance of American Football league massage coordinators, program Director Sandy Fritz and Assistant Director Luke Fritz in San Antonio last week (Photo courtesy of Kristie Williams) CULLMAN - With the Alliance of American Football (AAF) league...

    Solid 2nd half lifts Addison to 42-26 victory and into the quarterfinals of the AHSAA 1A playoffs

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    ADDISON - Big plays by Zayne Guthrie and Gage Gilliland early in the third quarter enabled the No. 3 ranked Addison Bulldogs to come from behind and defeat the No. 6 ranked Spring Garden Panthers 42-26 Friday night at A.G. Hicks Stadium in the...

    Bulldogs ready to rumble with Pickens Co. in 1A semifinal Friday night

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    Addison Bulldogs (13-0) @ Pickens Co. Tornadoes (10-3) Class 1A semifinal G.S. Spruill Stadium - Reform Friday 7 p.m.   LAST WEEK: Addison defeated Hubbertville 30-20 in quarterfinals Pickens Co. defeated Decatur Heritage 48-12 in quarterfinals SERIES: Pickens Co. leads 4-0 LAST TIME: Pickens Co. defeated Addison 35-0 in 2015 regular season ADDISON: 1A,...

    Cats Claw Red Raiders, Lady Cats Fall

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    DECATUR – The Cullman Bearcats jumped out to an early six-point lead thanks to accurate outside shooting Tuesday night when they traveled to Decatur to take on the Decatur Red Raiders. The 6-0 run was instrumental in Cullman taking a 14-7 advantage after one...

    Close games and dominating performances highlight middle school semis

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    GOOD HOPE - One near upset, two dominant wins and a game gone down to the wire highlighted the semifinal round of the Cullman County Middle School Tournament at Good Hope Thursday evening. In the girls' division, No. 1 seed Cold Springs survived a big...

    Registration for outdoor programs now open at CP&R

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    CULLMAN – Cullman City Parks and Recreation has several outdoor programs registering now for adults and children. Youth Outdoor Adventure, Kayaking Classes for beginner and intermediate boaters and Community Garden Classes are all open now for registration at the Cullman Civic Center or online...

    Right at home, Taylor Hollingsworth provides spark off bench for Wallace State’s women’s basketball team

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    Taylor Hollingsworth defends in games vs. Cleveland State and Faulkner University’s JV this season. HANCEVILLE – Taylor Hollingsworth didn’t truly consider the possibility of playing collegiate basketball until her junior year at Hanceville High School. Two years later, and after turning a walk-on invitation into an...

    Good Hope edges Cullman by 1 stroke in match play

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    Cole Pearson CULLMAN - A very competitive round of prep golf took place Tuesday at Terri Pines Country Club between the Good Hope Raiders and the Cullman Bearcats. Cole Pearson, coming off winning the Cullman County title last week, kept his game consistent with one-over par...

    2017 SEC Baseball Tournament: Day 3, game 2

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    2017 SEC Baseball Tournament: South Carolina 10, Missouri 2 It was all South Carolina Thursday in the second game of day three of the 2017 SEC Baseball Tournament. The Gamecocks drummed the Missouri Tigers to the tune of 10-2, booting Mizzou from the tournament. South Carolina...

    2017 Reese’s Senior Bowl: North and South squads go hard at last contact practice

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    MOBILE - Thursday marked the last day of public, contact practice for both the North and South squads before they strap it on for real Saturday in the 2017 Reese’s Senior Bowl. NORTH Quarterbacks Sefo Liufau of Colorado, Nate Peterman of Pittsburgh and CJ Beathard all...

    Athens pulls it out over Fairview to win Danville Lady Hawks’ Thanksgiving Classic

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    DANVILLE - Athens' Lady Golden Eagles had to reach deep down inside to take home the Danville Lady Hawks’ Thanksgiving Classic championship for the second straight year against the Fairview Lady Aggies. Last year, Athens was in command for much of the contest and won...

    Cullman County Sports Hall of Fame inducts Class of 2022

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – A big crowd of local family members, friends, former players, teammates and coaches gathered at Stone Bridge Farms Saturday night to honor the newest class of Cullman County Sports Hall of Fame inductees. The Class of 2022 included Robin Cummings, Emory...

    Albertville blanks Cullman girls 1-0 to win 6A, Area 14 regular season title

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    CULLMAN - Heather Choron drove the ball through the hands of goalkeeper Ashley Grace with 21:31 left in the second half to propel Albertville past the Cullman Lady Bearcats 1-0 and take home the regular season title in Class 6A, Area 14. Choron's goal gave...

    County teams undergo changes in AHSAA Reclassification

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    MONTGOMERY - Changes have been made by the Alabama High School Athletic Association when the Central Board of Control announced Wednesday reclassification for the next two years beginning in the final.   A seventh classification was added with the 32 largest schools by student enrollment making...

    Cullman edges James Clemens, 3-2, in Thursday night softball

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    CULLMAN - It was a cold one Thursday afternoon as the Cullman Lady Bearcats hosted the James Clemens Lady Jets. Offense was hard to come by for both sides, but Cullman scored two in the first and added one more in the third, which...

    RECLASSIFICATION: AHSAA releases new fall classifications; Addison, Holly Pond on the move

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) released its reclassification numbers for the 2022-23 and 2023-24 school years Tuesday morning and there are a pair of local schools making a move. Holly Pond High School and Addison High School are each...

    Holly Pond escapes Vinemont 27-22, secures spot in the playoffs for first time since 2011

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    HOLLY POND - After last week's loss to Fultondale, tensions were high in the Holly Pond stadium as the Broncos faced their last chance to secure a spot in the playoffs. The Broncos played against the Vinemont Eagles, and their dreams of going to...

    Cullman County Basketball Semi-Finals

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    HANCEVILLE – After a day off because of the icy weather Friday night, the Cullman County Basketball Tournament resumed with semi-final action Saturday night. BOYS Cold Springs 68, Holly Pond 47 The boys' semi-final was as good as advertised when the Holly Pond Broncos took the floor...

    R.E. Garrison Trucking opens new downtown office

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Friday was a day of celebration for R.E. Garrison Trucking as representatives from the City Planning Commission, the Chamber of Commerce, the City Council along with Mayor Woody Jacobs and Sheriff Matt Gentry gathered to officially cut the ribbon on its...

    Aggies come up short on senior night; Lady Aggies claim victory

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    FAIRVIEW - It felt more like football weather that futbol weather when, on senior night, the Fairview Aggies welcomed the West Point Warriors to Dafford Smith Stadium. West Point went on the offensive early. Within the first six minutes, West Point put two shots on...

    Cullman Christian Lions Win First ACEAA State Championship

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    MILLBROOK — Friday night, the Cullman Christian School Lions defeated Victory Baptist School Eagles in the ACEAA Varsity Football State Championship 54-6. Some may see the win as revenge for the Lions after they were shutout in last year’s championship game to the Eagles, but...

    Still looking for a win

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    WEST POINT- It was a beautiful day for soccer in West Point as the Warriors welcomed the Danville Hawks to town on Monday. Danville 5, West Point 0 (girls) The Lady Warriors looked superb in the first half, hanging with Danville, who was 4-0 in section...

    Cullman County Softball Tournament starts with a bang

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    GOOD HOPE - It was a perfect 64 degrees Monday morning as the 2017 Cullman County Softball Tournament got underway on the campus of the host team, the Good Hope Lady Raiders, who took on the Lady Aggies from Fairview in the first game...

    Cullman County Sports Hall of Fame inducts Class of 2023

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Local sports legends gathered with family and friends at Stone Bridge Farms Saturday night to celebrate one of Cullman County’s most important sporting traditions. 12 new members were inducted into the Cullman County Sports Hall of Fame and the Class of...

    Fairview dismantles county rival Holly Pond, 62-25

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    HOLLY POND - The Holly Pond Broncos found themselves facing their long-time Cullman County rival, the Fairview Aggies, in their last regular game of the season tonight. With playoff decisions already made, this game was purely for bragging rights between the two schools. For...

    Hanceville triumphs over West Point, 24-8

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    WEST POINT - A festive feel was in the air as the West Point Middle School Warriors took the field on Homecoming Tuesday afternoon, but it was the Hanceville Middle School Bulldogs who played the role of spoiler, defeating the Warriors 24-8. “We started out...

    Lady Saints pick up big win; Boys fall

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    CULLMAN - It was a tale of two halves for the St. Bernard Saints in their first home area game against Winston County. After having a big first half, the Saints' offense went cold and got sloppy  in the second. The Saints fell to...

    Prep softball preview: Veteran Lady Bearcat squad looks for another deep playoff run

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    It was a tough loss for the Cullman Lady Bearcats as they came up short to Southside, 6-2, in the semifinals of the loser’s bracket in the 2016 6A State Softball Tournament on May 20, 2016. This year they hope to bring home the...

    Locals participate, honored and recognized during AHSAA All-Star Sports Week

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    MONTGOMERY - Cullman County had its share of people to participate, be honored and recognized during the 20th annual Alabama High School Athletic Association All-Star Sports Week. Six athletes representing four schools and four different sports were part of the festivities that took place across...

    MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Fairview outpaces West Point in 41-32 shootout to win Cullman County Championship

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    FAIRVIEW, Ala. – It was a near-perfect night for football at Dafford Smith Stadium in Fairview Tuesday night and fans were treated to a high-scoring, competitive showdown between the Aggies and the West Point Warriors for this year’s Cullman County Middle School Football Championship. After trading scores for...

    CULLMAN COUNTY YOUTH FOOTBALL: Championship matchups set for next week

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    WEST POINT, Ala. -- Round one of the Cullman County Youth Football playoffs is in the books and championship games are now set for each division. In the Fireplug games, the Cullman Cyclones knocked off the Hanceville Bulldogs while the Holly Pond Broncos defeated the Good Hope Raiders....

    Cullman Lady Bearcats getting plenty of work with new coach

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    HANCEVILLE - Getting to know the personnel is what new Cullman girls’ basketball coach Josh Hembree is doing with his team during the month of June. His ball club is also learning all about his coaching philosophy. In closing out two consecutive days of games on...

    Cold Springs, West Point come out on top opening night of West Point Girls’ Thanksgiving Tournament

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    WEST POINT - On opening night of the inaugural West Point Girls’ Thanksgiving Tournament, the Cold Springs Lady Eagles and West Point Lady Warriors emerged victorious, while a potential win got away from the Hanceville Lady Bulldogs. Cold Springs had solid offense in the first...

    Alabama Flyboard brings unique experience to Cullman

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    Flyboarding allows riders to “fly” vertically, 10 feet above the surface of the water. / All photos courtesy of JWB Photography CULLMAN - Thanks to the entrepreneurship of Blake Harper, visitors to Smith Lake can now experience the thrill of flyboarding. Previously available primarily in tourist...

    Sub-Regionals: Lady Aggies Lose a Heartbreaker

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    HUNTSVILLE- On a dreary, chilly, rain-soaked night, Fairview made the hour-plus drive up Interstate 65 to take on Columbia in sub-regional action to see who would head to the Northwest Regional. Both teams started out ice cold in the first. The Lady Aggies were the...

    Fairview girls open play-day season with a win and a loss

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    Fairview coach Mary Hartline draws up a play during a timeout. HARTSELLE - The Fairview Lady Aggies are without senior center Abbi Taylor, an all-county and all-area performer, who is recovering from foot surgery she had in April. Fairview began its play day season on...

    Talladega Recap: Reddick wins 2-lap shootout at Talladega Xfinity race; Elliott wins GEICO 500

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    TALLADEGA, Ala. - It’s amazing the difference eight years can make.  On this day, eight years ago, the state of Alabama was suffering tremendous tragedy as tornadoes tore paths of destruction and heartache throughout the state.  Saturday, under cloudless skies, light winds and comfortable temperatures,...

    Cullman’s Luke Wilson ends his Bearcat career tied for third in state in 6A

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    HUNTSVILLE - All season, Luke Wilson has had his name near the top of the leaderboard in Alabama High School golf competition. That didn't change on Tuesday. The Cullman senior played competitive and was in contention for the 6A title in the AHSAA state tournament. Wilson...

    Lady Bearcats gain a split in tri-match assignment at home

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    CULLMAN - Cullman had to make adjustments on the floor tonight to accommodate for the absence of sophomore libero Bailey Swann, who was recovering from food poisoning. The Lady Bearcats dropped a three-game set on Thursday afternoon to 6A, Area 14 foe Albertville. Then in...

    Vinemont 12U softball team headed to Dizzy Dean Fastpitch World Series

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    The Vinemont 12U softball team and coaches are headed to the Dizzy Dean Fastpitch World Series next week. (Photo courtesy of Cathy Evans Johnson) VINEMONT - Vinemont's 12-and-under softball team has advanced to play in the Dizzy Dean Fastpitch World Series. The girls will be...

    15 boats hit Smith Lake for 2nd annual Hannah Bates Memorial Bass Fishing Tournament

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Despite some cloudy and wet conditions on Smith Lake Saturday morning, 15 boats hit the water for the 2nd annual Hannah Bates Memorial Bass Fishing Tournament, topping last year’s total of 13. All proceeds from the tournament go toward the Hannah Bates Memorial Scholarship at...

    Despite controversy, Chainbreaker’s Ministries celebrates opening of Frierson House in Holly Pond

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    HOLLY POND, Ala. – Local nonprofit Chainbreaker’s Ministries on Saturday, April 6, cut the ribbon and welcomed visitors to the grand opening of the Frierson House addiction recovery/transition center in Holly Pond. Founders/Directors Doug and Cassandra Canter introduced volunteers and the men living there,...

    WSCC’s Braxton Light, Blake Rivera drafted by Chicago Cubs, San Francisco Giants

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    Braxton Light was drafted by the defending World Series-champion Chicago Cubs in the 24th round on Wednesday./ Russell Moore HANCEVILLE – Wallace State pitchers Braxton Light and Blake Rivera were each selected in the 2017 Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft on Wednesday. Light was...

    PREP SOCCER: Brown out, Hackbarth in as Lady Bearcats Head Coach

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Lady Bearcats will have a new head coach on the sidelines next season. Head coach Jacob Brown is leaving the program after six seasons and Luke Hackbarth will be taking his place. Cullman City Schools did not elaborate on the circumstances surrounding Brown’s departure. CHS...

    Former Alabama star John Croyle speaks about Big Oak Ranch and Alabama football at CHS

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    John Croyle speaks with audience members Saturday night, April 8, at Cullman High School. CULLMAN -  There was a star in the house at the Cullman High School auditorium Saturday night. It was none other than former Alabama star player John Croyle, who won a...

    Cullman’s Jackson Ray earns scholarship to Auburn EAGLES program

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Tuesday was a special day for many people at Cullman High School but none more so than Jackson Ray. Ray was joined by friends, family, teachers, coaches and more in Cullman High School’s Tillman Hall Tuesday afternoon to sign a scholarship...