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    Central Board approves return to play ‘Best Practices’ for spring sports and modifications to winter playoff formats

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama High School Athletic Association Central Board of Control approved the AHSAA’s Return to Play ‘Best Practices’ recommended guidelines for spring sports Wednesday and also approved Winter Sports Championship health and safety modifications due to COVID restrictions at its annual winter meeting...

    PREP FOOTBALL: 2020 Class 2A, All-Region 5 Team announced

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    This year’s Class 2A, Region 5 All-Region Team has been voted on by the region coaches and released this afternoon. Several players from both the Cold Springs Eagles and Addison Bulldogs earned spots on this year’s team. Cold Springs’ Brodi Williams, Ayden Alexander and...

    Wallace State hosting state disc golf tournament Nov. 21

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- Disc Golf is one of the fasting growing sports in America and it has become quite popular here in Cullman County. With the growth of disc golf in Cullman, the Cullman Disc Club (CDC) was born. It has a board of...

    Cullman Co. Youth Football week 1 scoring recap

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – High school football kicked off in Cullman County this week and youth football got its season underway Saturday. The West Point Warriors traveled to Cold Springs to face the Eagles, The Cullman Cyclones hosted the Good Hope Raiders while the Outlaws hosted the Bearcats and...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Addison aiming for postseason return in 2020

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    ADDISON, Ala. -- Addison begins the highly unusual 2020 football season like all other teams in Alabama, with no spring practice and a ton of questions coming into the fall. Addison is coming off an 8-3 season, acceptable for most schools, but if you asked the players and...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Raiders ready for new challenges in 2020

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. – Football season is upon us and the Good Hope Raiders are gearing up for another postseason run. The Raiders are a combined 19-5 in the last two seasons and fans are excited to see what this year’s team has in store. Head Coach...

    Cullman Co. Youth Football kicking off Aug. 22

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Despite the spread of coronavirus putting sports at all levels and seemingly everything else around the world in jeopardy, there will be a youth football season in Cullman County kicking off Aug. 22. Hanceville is the only squad that will not be playing this year...

    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...

    Remembering John Hunt

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    Updated 6-29-20 at 12:57 p.m. CULLMAN, Ala. – Sunday was an emotional day at Cullman Wellness & Aquatic Center as friends, family and colleagues gathered in the main gymnasium to celebrate the life of longtime Cullman Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism Director John Hunt. Hunt...

    PREP BASEBALL: West Point’s Cochran joining teammates at ALABCA All-Star Event

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    WEST POINT, Ala. – More good news just keeps rolling in this month for the West Point baseball team. A third standout Warrior will be on the field for this year’s Alabama Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Event at Troy University, rising senior Will Cochran. Will is joining Eli...

    PREP BASEBALL: West Point’s Eli Folds earns invite to ALABCA All-Star Event

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    WEST POINT, Ala. – There will now be a pair of Warriors on the field at Troy University for this year’s Alabama Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Event. West Point’s Eli Folds received an invitation to the 21st annual event along with teammate Aubry Cleghorn...

    PREP BASEBALL: West Point’s Cleghorn earns 2nd invitation to ALABCA All-Star Event

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    WEST POINT, Ala. – For the second straight season, West Point standout Aubry Cleghorn has earned an invitation the annual Alabama Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Event. The 21st edition of the event will be held at Troy University July 7-10 and the top rising juniors and seniors in...

    Meek High School’s Stuart Waldrep awarded Coaches’ Children Scholarship

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. –Ten Coaches’ Children Scholarship winners for the 2019-20 school year have been selected by the Scholarship Committee of the Alabama High School Athletic Directors & Coaches Association (AHSADCA), announced Director Jamie Lee Wednesday. One of this year’s selections includes Meek High School’s Stuart Waldrep, son of Coach...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Local teams kick off summer workouts

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Its been a long spring, and I think a lot of people are craving a return to the normal day to day, but we still have the summer ahead of us. However, local teams are getting a taste of the familiar this week as...

    PREP SPORTS: Senior Recognition held at St. Bernard

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- For the first time in eight weeks, Senior athletes gathered at St. Bernard on May 21 with their families to be recognized for their outstanding participation in Spring athletics for the 2019-20 academic year. Athletic Director, William Calvert welcomed those in attendance followed by an...

    AHSAA schools may begin summer activities June 1

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama High School Athletic Association member schools may re-open June 1, in accordance with Alabama State Department of Education Superintendent Dr. Eric Massey’s directive announced Thursday. AHSAA Executive Director Steve Savarese said that was welcome news for the AHSAA and its member schools. “The AHSAA, its...

    Sports Column: ‘Best games I’ve ever covered’ vol. 2

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- COVID-19 has forced the cancellation of spring sports and during this unprecedented time, I’ve compiled a list of some of the best games I’ve seen in my years with The Cullman Tribune. I’ve seen a lot of exciting games so far that had us...

    Sports Column: ‘The best games I’ve ever covered’ vol. 1

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- COVID-19 has forced the cancellation of spring sports and during this unprecedented time, I’ve compiled a list of some of the best games I’ve seen in my years with The Cullman Tribune. I’ve seen a lot of exciting games so far...

    AHSAA Central Board approves new spring sports alignments

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama High School Athletic Association Central Board has approved spring sports’ alignments for the upcoming 2020-21 and 2021-21 classification period. The action was taken Thursday during a special called teleconference meeting. Sports alignments for the next classification period for baseball, softball, boys’ and girls’ soccer,...

    PREP SPORTS: Local seniors reflect on their favorite games, moments from their careers

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    The spread of COVID-19 has brought an abrupt and unsatisfying end to the careers of senior athletes all over the state. This time of year should be full of sporting events to attend ranging from track meets and baseball games to archery tournaments and soccer and everything...

    Come cheer on the Cullman Hoop Stars!

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Therapeutic Recreation’s (CTR) Cullman Hoop Stars special needs basketball league, formerly known as Miracle League Basketball, is in the fourth week of its season, and things are going great! Eight teams of eight to nine players are playing a seven-week,...

    PREP BASKETBALL: Area tournaments tipping off Monday

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – Area tournaments have arrived and its now time to win or go home for local teams traveling and hosting their respective tournaments. The winners and runners-up of the area tournaments will automatically advance to the sub-regionals on Feb. 10 and 11.  Class 1A, Area 13 (varsity girls)...

    2020 Cullman County Basketball Tournament tipping off Saturday

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- The 2020 Cullman County Basketball Tournament is upon us and all of the county teams are chasing the same goal; to capture this year’s county championship. West Point's girls and Good Hope's boys will look to repeat as county champions while...

    Brackets set for 2020 Cullman County Basketball Tournament

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – All seven county squads have been playing each other for the first half of the season to determine seeding for this year’s Cullman County Basketball Tournament and the brackets were finally filled out Wednesday afternoon. Local coaches met at the Cullman County Board of Education...

    PREP BASKETBALL: Bearcats smother Patriots 51-32, Lady Bearcats narrowly fall to Brewer; Monday scoring recap

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman Bearcats took on Brewer for the second time this season and both the boys and girls were looking for their second wins against the Patriots. The Lady Bearcats came up just short against the Lady Patriots, 59-57, and the Bearcats pulled away in...

    PREP BASKETBALL: Bulldogs rout Meek in Thanksgiving Tournament; Tuesday scoring recap

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – The Hanceville Bulldogs took on the Meek Tigers in Tuesday night’s final Thanksgiving Tournament game. Hanceville jumped out to a quick 15-5 lead to start out the contest before Raiden Morgan, Kainon Moore and Ephram Milne dominated down low as part of a 10-2 run...

    PREP BASKETBALL: Broncos, Lady Broncos topple JB Pennington, Chilton County in Thanksgiving Tournament; Monday scoring recap

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    HOLLY POND, Ala. – Monday was the first day of the 63rd annual Holly Pond Thanksgiving Tournament and the Lady Broncos were the local highlight after rallying from a slow first half to defeat Chilton County 37-20. The Fairview Aggies played earlier in the evening and fell...

    PREP CROSS COUNTRY: 9 local teams qualify for state meet at Friday Sectionals

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    Friday was a busy day for cross country across the state and several local squads punched their tickets to this year’s state meet with their sectional performances. Both the boys and girls teams from Cullman, St. Bernard, Fairview and Holly Pond will be headed to the state...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Cold Springs falls to Sulligent on the road 36-7

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    SULLIGENT, Ala. – After suffering a tough loss at home to Tarrant last week, the Cold Springs Eagles hit the road Thursday night for the long trip to Sulligent. The Eagles found themselves in a deep hole early on and weren’t able to overcome...

    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....

    PREP VOLLEYBALL: Fairview sweeps tri-match with Holly Pond, Susan Moore

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    HOLLY POND, Ala. – The prep volleyball regular season is winding down and the Lady Broncos of Holly Pond hosted Fairview and Susan Moore Thursday night for a tri-match before area tournaments begin Monday. The Lady Aggies knocked off both Holly Pond and Susan Moore in straight sets...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Eagles, Bulldogs, Tigers, Aggies traveling this week as postseason approaches

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    Postseason football is right around the corner and this year we’ll have a host of local teams in the state playoff field, some of which are preparing to hit the road for region matchups this week. Vinemont will travel to J.B. Pennington, Fairview will head to Randolph,...

    Cullman County Youth Football week 8 scoring recap

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- The youth football regular season is officially over and the rest of the playoff field in each division was decided on Saturday in some huge games. Hanceville traveled to take on Vinemont, Holly Pond hosted Fairview, the Good Hope Outlaws traveled to take on Cold...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Miller to Miller touchdown lifts Eagles over Locust Fork in final seconds

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - It was homecoming night for the Vinemont Eagles, who hosted the Hornets of Locust Fork, and the Eagles came out on top in a thrilling back-and-forth affair. It was also a huge region victory for Vinemont. Both teams went three-and-out to begin...

    PREP FOOTBALL: 2nd-ranked Trojans handle Bearcats 45-0

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    MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. – Thursday night was a tough one for the Cullman Bearcats. The black and gold traveled to Muscle Shoals to take on the second-ranked Trojans and were sent home with a 45-0 loss at J.F. Moore Stadium. Muscle Shoals moved to 8-0 and remains...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Addison, Cold Springs, West Point, Good Hope hitting the road for region matchups

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    With over half of the regular season in the books this football season, its time to start thinking about the postseason and we have several local teams still very much in the playoff hunt. Addison will try to follow up a huge win over Colbert County on...

    Cullman County Youth Football week 7 scoring recap

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The youth football regular season is winding down and some teams from each division have either clinched playoff spots or were looking to get in the playoff race ain some huge games going on around the area. The Good Hope Raiders traveled to take on...

    PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Cold Springs wins small school title at Jesse Owens Classic; Saints, Lady Saints finish second

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    OAKVILLE, Ala. – This year’s Jesse Owens Classic was held at Oakville Indian Mounds Park Saturday morning and the Cold Springs Eagles collected another big win at one of the biggest meets of the season. The Eagles finished in first place ahead of St. Bernard by 20 points...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Holly Pond falls at Locust Fork 48-18

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    LOCUST FORK, Ala. - The Holly Pond Broncos traveled to face the Locust Fork Hornets Friday night. The Broncos received the opening kickoff and started at their own 28. With Kyler Chaney under center directing the Holly Pond running game, they drove the ball...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Addison blasts Colbert County 44-12 to collect big region win

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    ADDISON, Ala. - A large crowd gathered at A.G. Hicks stadium Friday night to watch the hometown Addison Bulldogs take on the Colbert County Indians in a huge region showdown. Addison came in with one region loss whereas Colbert County was undefeated in region play. It...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Fultondale comes from behind to defeat Vinemont 36-22

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    FULTONDALE, Ala. - Vinemont traveled to Fultondale in what turned out to be a tale of two halves for the Eagles that saw Fultondale come away with a 36-22 homecoming victory. Vinemont got the ball to start the game and pounded the ball resulting in...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Jasper knocks off West Point at home 42-7

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    WEST POINT, Ala. – Friday night was homecoming for the West Point Warriors but unfortunately for the fans in attendance, there wasn’t a lot to cheer about outside of the halftime festivities. Jasper scored early and often in the first half to take a...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Meek drops region matchup at Brilliant 30-6

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    BRILLIANT, Ala. – After suffering a tough loss on the road at Sumiton Christian a week ago, the Tigers were back on the road this week to take on Brilliant and try to pick up their first win of the season. Unfortunately for Meek...

    PREP FOOTBALL: 4th-ranked Raiders preparing to face 8th-ranked Northside; Addison, Hanceville, Fairview, West Point hosting regional matchups

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    With the playoff chase in full swing, several local squads are preparing to host regional matchups and all of them hold postseason implications. This week’s slate also features a pair of ranked teams clashing in Good Hope as the fourth-ranked Raiders prepare to host no. 8 Northside Friday...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Broncos, Bearcats, Tigers, Eagles preparing to travel for region matchups

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    Vinemont, Holly Pond, Meek and Cullman will all travel for region games this week and as we move into the latter portion of the regular season, each week becomes more and more significant for teams across the state. Regional standings are starting to take shape and the...

    Cullman County Youth Football week 6 scoring recap

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    CULLMAN, Al. - Week six of the youth football season is officially in the books and with two weeks left to go in the season, every team will either look to get into the playoffs or finish off their respective seasons strong. Cold Springs traveled to take on...

    PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Chambers, Guthery, Thompson win at Kudzu Hills Invitational; Cold Springs, Cullman capture team titles

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    BREMEN, Ala. – This year’s Kudzu Hills Invitational is in the books and after a special presentation in which the course was dedicated in honor of former Cold Springs Cross-Country Coach Claborn Campbell, the 1A-3A Girls race officially kicked things off. As usual, Holly Pond’s Camilla Chambers was...

    Cold Springs’ Kudzu Hills dedicated in honor of Claborn Campbell

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    BREMEN, Ala. – The Kudzu Hills Invitational is always a special morning at Cold Springs High School, but this year’s event will truly stand out among the rest. Before the races began Saturday morning, a special presentation was made for former Eagles Cross Country...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Tigers fall at Sumiton Christian 28-6

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    SUMITON, Ala. – After falling in a nail-biter against Berry that went down to the final seconds, Meek hit the road to take on the Eagles of Sumiton Christian in a non-region showdown. The Tigers took a 6-0 lead early, but the Eagles tore off 28 unanswered points...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Addison leaps past Vinemont on the road

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - A packed house filled Eagle Stadium to watch the 2A Addison Bulldogs (3-2) face the hometown 3A Vinemont Eagles (2-2).  This was the 30th meeting between the two teams in a series that Addison has controlled recently. Vinemont received the opening kickoff...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Bearcats fall at home to Hueytown, 33-16

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Bearcats hosted the Hueytown Golden Gophers for homecoming Friday night and the Bearcats came up short in a hard-fought game, 33-16. The Bearcat defense did an admirable job slowing down Alabama Crimson Tide commit Roydell Williams despite coming up...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Hanceville rolls past Curry 50-22 on the road

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    JASPER, Ala. - After two straight losses, the Hanceville Bulldogs looked to avoid three in a row Friday night as they traveled to Jasper to take on Curry. It was all Hanceville as the Bulldogs quickly rebounded to easily defeat Curry, 50-22. The opening possession...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Danville offense too much for Broncos

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    DANVILLE, Ala. -  The Holly Pond Broncos traveled to Danville to face the Hawks Friday night and the game started with the Broncos taking the open kick off up to midfield. The Broncos gained one first down before Levi Boatright ran it 34 yards...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Eagles fall short in come from behind effort against Appalachian

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    BREMEN, Ala. – Friday night was homecoming for the Cold Springs but despite a relentless effort in the second half, the Eagles couldn’t overcome an early Appalachian lead and fell 37-28 at home. Turnovers and penalties plagued Cold Springs in the first half. The Eagles...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Cullman’s Hughey, Sullins invited to 2020 Offense-Defense All-American Bowl

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The first half of the season has gone well for Cullman’s running back duo and it just got a little better this week. Bearcat runners Jaylen Hughey and Jayden Sullins each earned an invitation to the upcoming Offense-Defense All-American Bowl. There will be two regional...

    PREP VOLLEYBALL: Lady Bearcats defeat West Point, Arab in tri-match

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    WEST POINT, Ala. – The Lady Warriors hosted Cullman and Arab for a pair of non-area matchups Thursday night and the Lady Bearcats went home with wins over West Point and the Lady Knights. Cullman edged the Lady Warriors 2-1 in the opening match and then knocked off...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Addison headed to Vinemont Friday; Bulldogs, Broncos hitting the road

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    The Aggies, Raiders and Warriors are all off this week but there is still one battle coming up between two local squads Friday night. The Vinemont Eagles will host the Addison Bulldogs Friday night in a non-region matchup that has been played every season since 2014 and...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Cold Springs, Cullman hosting Friday night; Tigers headed to Sumiton Christian

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    We’re halfway through the 2019 high school football season in Alabama and we have a few local teams hitting a bye this week. (3-2) Fairview, (2-3) West Point and (5-0) Good Hope will be off this week but there are still several important matchups coming up for...

    PREP VOLLEYBALL: Holly Pond sweeps tri-match at Good Hope; Lady Raiders collect area win over Ashville

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. – The Good Hope Lady Raiders were in action at home Tuesday night to take on Ashville in an area matchup and later faced Holly Pond to close out the tri-match. Good Hope toppled Ashville 3-1 to pick up the area and after the...

    PREP VOLLEYBALL: Lady Aggies sweep tri-match with Holly Pond, Cold Springs

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    FAIRVIEW, Ala. – The Cold Springs Lady Eagles and Holly Pond Lady Broncos traveled to Fairview Monday afternoon to highlight Monday’s local volleyball action and the home-standing Lady Aggies swept the tri-match. Fairview topped Holly Pond 2-0 to kick things and the Lady Eagles were able to topple...

    Cullman County Youth Football week 5 scoring recap

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – We’ve reached the halfway point of the Cullman County Youth Football season and everyone’s teams are beginning to take better shape with the postseason just around the corner. The Cullman Bearcats traveled to Holly Pond Saturday, Vinemont hosted the Good Hope Raiders while the Cullman...

    PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Eagles, Lady Eagles finish 1st, 2nd at TCBY Invitational

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    Updated 9-21-19 5:48 p.m. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Cross country teams were in action all over the state Saturday morning and at this year’s TCBY Invitational in Tuscaloosa, Cold Springs put together another great meet. Debuting some new uniforms, the Eagles outpaced the rest of the...

    PREP VOLLEYBALL: West Point knocks off Oneonta, Fairview in tri-match

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    FAIRVIEW, Ala. – The Lady Aggies hosted a tri-match at Fairview High School Thursday evening with Oneonta and West Point and got things started with an area match against the Lady Redskins. After defeating Oneonta and collecting an area win, Fairview made for the Lady Warriors to play...

    PREP FOOTBALL: 5 local squads preparing to host Friday night matchups

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    Five local squads are back home this week for their Friday night matchups and all but one of them are taking on region foes. Meek, Holly Pond, Addison and Cold Springs are gearing up for regional showdowns this week while Cullman gets ready to host Albertville. We’re...

    Cullman County Youth Football week 4 scoring recap

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The youth football season has now reached the halfway mark and the games start getting very important for not only playoff seeding, but to also see which teams will make the playoffs for each division. The Cullman Cyclones traveled to take on Cold Springs, the...

    PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Holly Pond’s Chambers wins at Fairview Invitational; full local results

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    FAIRVIEW, Ala. – We’re getting into the thick of the 2019 cross country season as several local teams made their way to Fairview for this year’s Fairview Invitational. It was yet another good day for Holly Pond’s Camilla Chambers as she posted a 19:16.58 to win the small...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Tigers fall at Hubbertville, 48-24

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    ELDRIDGE, Ala. – After suffering a tough loss at home against South Lamar a week ago, the Meek Tigers looked to regroup and bounce back this week at Hubbertville, but the home-standing Lions had other plans. Hubbertville built a 20-point lead by the half...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Addison comes up just short at Red Bay

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    RED BAY, Ala. - In an important region game, two fine football teams met in Red Bay Friday night to decide who would get a leg up on the region championship. Addison came in with a 2-1 record and Red Bay came in, untested,...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Fairview collects 24-19 win over St. John Paul II

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    FAIRVIEW, Ala. - After Fairview scored 62 points last week against DAR, Aggie fans returned to the home atmosphere of Dafford Smith Stadium wondering if an offensive explosion was on tap again. There weren’t quite as many points on display, but the home-standing Aggies...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Good Hope handles Tanner 42-27 on the road

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    TANNER, Ala. – The (3-0) Good Hope Raiders traveled to Tanner (0-3) Friday night with a chance to keep their undefeated record while the Rattlers were looking to get their first victory of the season. In the end, it was Good Hope that managed...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Vinemont drops region matchup with Midfield, 42-30

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    VINEMONT, Ala. – The Vinemont Eagles kicked off region play Friday night when they hosted the Midfield Patriots, and despite a strong push in the second half, the Eagles fell at home 42-30. Despite the loss, Vinemont Head Coach Stephen Robinson feels like his team...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Running game propels Holly Pond to 36-20 win over Hanceville

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    HOLLY POND, Ala. - Hanceville and Holly Pond faced off in a huge region game on Friday night and The Broncos' running game was the difference in the game. Levi Boatright and Kyler Chaney had big games as they defeated the Bulldogs, 36-20, for...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Cold Springs blasts Sumiton Christian on the road, 50-12

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    SUMITON, Ala. – After edging Southeastern 34-33 a week ago to collect a big region win, the Cold Springs Eagles hit the road Friday night to face another region foe. This week, it was the Eagles of Sumiton Christian and Cold Springs had no...

    PREP FOOTBALL: West Point dominates Lawrence County, 42-14, in home opener

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    WEST POINT, Ala. – The West Point Warriors were at home for the first time this season Friday night and they welcomed in the Lawrence County Red Devils for a regional showdown. Whitt Laney got things started off on the right for West Point when...

    PREP SWIMMING: Cullman boys, girls place 2nd at home meet

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The Cullman High School Swim Team was back home at the Cullman Wellness and Aquatic Center Thursday to host Arab, Guntersville and Westminster Christian for their second meet of the season. The Bearcat boys’ and girls’ squad each defeated Arab and Guntersville but fell to...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Holly Pond, Hanceville preparing to renew county rivalry; Bearcats, Eagles, Tigers facing region foes

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    With three weeks of high school football in the books, we’re starting to get into the thick of region play and seeing potential playoff teams take shape while others are in danger of falling out of postseason contention in the coming weeks. The Cullman Bearcats will travel...

    PREP VOLLEYBALL: Cullman falls in area match against Hartselle

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – No. 5 Hartselle traveled to No. 9 Cullman Tuesday for an area matchup between a pair of ranked teams and despite a good effort from the Lady Bearcats, it was the Lady Tigers who came out on top in three sets. Hartselle took the...

    PREP VOLLEYBALL: Fairview wins West End Invitational

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    WALNUT GROVE, Ala. – It was a busy weekend for Fairview’s volleyball team as the Lady Aggies traveled to compete in this year’s West End Invitational Volleyball Tournament and returned home with some hardware. Fairview defeated five opponents to finish on top of the event and are now...

    Cullman County Youth Football week 3 scoring recap

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Week three of the Cullman County Youth Football season is now over and there were some intriguing games going on around the county. The Cullman Bearcats traveled to take on West Point, Cold Springs hosted Vinemont, the Good Hope Outlaws traveled to take on Hanceville,...

    PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Cold Springs’ boys, Holly Pond’s Chambers win at Chickasaw Trails Invitational

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    OAKVILLE, Ala. – Several local squads were in the field at Saturday’s Chickasaw Trails and there was some hardware to bring home for teams and individuals. Cold Springs’ boys placed first in the small schools division while the Lady Eagles finished third. The St. Bernard Saints collected a...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Raiders collect 27-14 region win at Cordova

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    CORDOVA, Ala. – After starting the season 2-0 with wins over Carbon Hill and Priceville, the Raiders traveled to take on the Cordova Blue Devils Friday night and get region play underway. Good hope won the toss and deferred to the second half and Cordova...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Fairview defeats D.A.R. 62-41 in road shootout

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    GRANT, Ala. - The Fairview Aggies traveled up the mountain to Grant to take on the D.A.R. Patriots and a warm September night for football. Both teams got off to a fast start scoring on their first possessions.  With 3:09 left in the first...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Vinemont falls at Westbrook Christian, 35-0

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    GADSDEN, Ala. - Vinemont traveled to Gadsden to face off against the Westbrook Christian Warriors in a non-region matchup. It wasn’t Vinemont’s night; on its first possession the Eagles offense had the ball bounce out of the back of the end zone resulting in...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Addison knocks off Winston County at home, 36-14

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    ADDISON, Ala. - A packed house watched two longtime rivals, Addison and Winston County, face off at A.G. Hicks Stadium in Addison on Friday night. Addison was facing an undefeated, 2-0, Yellow Jacket team while Addison was coming off a turnover-plagued, close loss at #2...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Meek drops region opener to South Lamar

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    ARLEY, Ala. - The Meek Tigers looked to start off region play 1-0 Friday night with their first win of the season at home against South Lamar. Unfortunately, it was all Stallions from the start as the Tigers wound up falling, 62-0. On Meek's opening...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Cold Springs edges Southeastern 34-33 in region opener

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    BREMEN, Ala. – After taking a tough loss at Berry last week, the Cold Springs Eagles returned home Friday night to open up region play against Southeastern. The Eagles and Mustangs went back and forth throughout the game but in the end, it was...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Broncos fall at Midfield, 44-28

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    MIDFIELD, Ala. – Holly Pond hit the road to open region play Friday night and after falling behind big early, the Broncos weren’t able to keep pace with Midfield and fell to the Patriots 44-28. Midfield scored midway through the first to go up 8-0...

    PREP FOOTBALL: West Point drops region opener to Hamilton on the road

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    HAMILTON, Ala. – West Point is on the road for the third straight week of the early season and fell to the Hamilton Aggies Friday night to start region play 0-1. The defense was the most glaring issue last week and this week against...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Bulldogs blank Tigers on the road to move to 2-1

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    BLOUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Hanceville no doubt had revenge on its mind when it traveled to face J.B. Pennington Friday night and came home with a 28-0 region win. The Tigers handled the Bulldogs 71-8 a season ago, but Hanceville flipped the script this time...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Dominant 2nd half performance lifts Cullman over Decatur, 41-17

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - After hitting the road for their first two games of the season, the Cullman Bearcats hosted Decatur in their home opener Friday night and opened region play with a 41-17 win over the Red Raiders. Cullman trailed 17-7 at the half...

    PREP FOOTBALL: 4 local squads gearing up to host week 3 matchups

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    There are just four local teams playing at home this week and they are spread far and wide. Meek is returning home to play South Lamar, Addison is hosting Winston County, Southeastern is travelling to Cold Springs and Cullman will play its home opener against Decatur. All...

    PREP VOLLEYBALL: Cold Springs sweeps tri-match at Vinemont, Lady Warriors collect area win

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    VINEMONT, Ala. – Cold Springs and Hanceville travelled to Vinemont Thursday afternoon for a tri-match with the Lady Eagles, but it was the Eagles of Cold Springs that left with wins over both Vinemont and the Lady Bulldogs. Cold Springs knocked off both Vinemont and Hanceville in two...

    PREP FOOTBALL: 6 local teams preparing for road matchups Friday

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    Nearly all of our local teams now have a pair of games under their belt this season and are starting to work out some of their strengths and weaknesses. Most of them will be forced to travel this week to face another test in an unfriendly environment....

    PREP VOLLEYBALL: West Point wins Bronze Bracket at Labor Day Classic

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    FOLEY, Ala. – The West Point Lady Warriors made the trip to Foley for this year’s Labor Day Classic over the weekend and after two days of pool and bracket play, the Lady Warriors finished as champions of the tournament’s bronze bracket. West Point defeated UMS Wright in...

    Cullman County Youth Football week 2 scoring recap

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Week two of youth football is now in the books and there were some close games, along with some dominating performances from local teams. Fairview hosted Vinemont, Cold Springs traveled to take on the Good Hope Raiders, the Cullman Cyclones traveled to take on the...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Vinemont kicks off season with 32-21 win at Falkville

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    FALKVILLE, Ala. - Vinemont traveled just across the county line to face off against the Falkville Blue Devils in what ended up in an old fashion, line up and see who’s going to be more physical. The Eagles came away with a 32-21 victory on the back...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Raiders hold off Priceville at home, 41-26

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. – After getting things started with a 28-9 win over Carbon Hill last week, the Good Hope Raiders were at home once again Friday night to take on Priceville. Priceville won the toss and deferred till the second half. Good Hope got...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Winston County knocks off Meek, 38-18

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    DOUBLE SPRINGS, Ala. – The Meek Tigers were hoping to bounce back with a win this week after falling at home to Cold Springs 25-0 to open the season, but Winston County had other plans. The Tigers and Yellow Jackets went back and forth...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Broncos come up short against Ider, 17-2

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    HOLLY POND, Ala. - The Holly Pond Broncos played at home for the first time this year Friday night to host the Ider Hornets. The Broncos chose to receive the opening kick and started the game on their own 20-yard line. The first play...