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Friday, January 21, 2022

    SPORTS COLUMN: Looking back at some of the best games of 2021

    CULLMAN, Ala. -- 2021 featured more than a handful of thrilling high school sports matchups that had us all on the edge of our seats. From walk-offs to overtime thrillers, here are the best games that I covered during the year 2021. Jan. 15 -...

    PREP BASKETBALL: Midseason records and local milestones update

    CULLMAN, Ala. -- We are almost two months into the 2021-2022 basketball season and a lot of local teams have gotten off to strong starts so far, while some teams are looking to shift momentum and bounce back in the second half of the...

    PREP BASKETBALL: Bearcats down Demopolis 54-33; improve to 12-0

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – The Cullman Bearcats hit the floor at Tom Drake Coliseum Tuesday afternoon to compete in this year’s Wallace State Christmas Classic and their first foe was the Demopolis Tigers. The ‘Cats were relentless on the defensive end of the floor and...

    PREP BASKETBALL: No. 9 Cullman handles Carver Birmingham 65-42 to remain unbeaten

    CULLMAN, Ala. – The ninth-ranked Cullman Bearcats returned home to host Carver Birmingham at Cullman High School Tuesday night and the ‘Cats built a 19-point lead at halftime before eventually pulling away to top the Rams 65-42 and improve to 8-0. Tucker Cagle scored the...

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

    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...

    PREP BASKETBALL: 5 local squads ranked in 1st ASWA poll

    CULLMAN, Ala. – This season’s first Alabama Sports Writers Association poll is out, and five local teams earned a spot in the rankings. On the girls’ side, the Good Hope Lady Raiders (7-2) are ranked second in Class 4A, The Fairview Lady Aggies (9-0)...

    PREP SWIMMING: CHS Swim Team competes at AHSAA State Championships in Auburn

    AUBURN, Ala. -- The Cullman High School swim team competed at this weekend’s AHSAA State Championship Swim Meet at Auburn University. Among the 10 qualifying Bearcat swimmers, eight secured a place in Saturday's finals following the preliminary meet on Friday. Throughout the weekend, each swimmer was able to leave...

    PREP BASKETBALL: Bearcats, Lady Bearcats top Madison Academy in home opener

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Both Cullman varsity squads hosted their first home games of the season against Madison Academy Tuesday night and both of them collected convincing wins. The Lady Bearcats got things started with a 73-51 victory and the Bearcats followed them with a...

    PREP SWIMMING: 10 CHS swimmers qualify for State Meet

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Cullman High School had 10 swimmers in the field at last weekend’s AHSAA North Sectional Meet at the Huntsville Aquatics Center and all 10 of them earned a spot in this year’s State Meet. Both the CHS boys’ and girls’ teams placed...

    PREP BASKETBALL: Fairview, Cullman, Good Hope compete in Fairview Tip-Off Classic

    FAIRVIEW, Ala. -- The Fairview Lady Aggies hosted the Tip-Off Classic Saturday and they, along with the Cullman Lady Bearcats and the Good Hope Lady Raiders, were three of the local teams that took part in this year’s event. Cullman and Good Hope dropped their...