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Friday, November 26, 2021

    PREP FOOTBALL: Good Hope topples No. 4 Northside 35-21 to advance to quarterfinals

    NORTHPORT, Ala. – After edging Central Florence at home in the opening round of the state playoffs last week, the Raiders hit the road Friday night to play No. 4 Northside in round two. Turnovers and explosive plays were the keys for Good Hope...

    WSCC ATHLETICS: At 47 years old, Dani Akridge thriving with Wallace State’s women’s cross country team, serving as inspiration for teammates and coaches

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Cross country running is a lifelong sport. It’s a passion that Dani Akridge and her children have shared for many years. It has also provided an avenue for Akridge to perform at a high level for Wallace State Community College’s women’s cross country team...

    PREP BASKETBALL: Bearcats tip off season with 95-72 win over Calera

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Basketball season has arrived, and the Cullman Bearcats tipped off their season at Wallace State’s Tom Drake Coliseum Thursday night against the Calera Eagles. The ‘Cats jumped out to an early lead in the opening quarter and ending up putting 95...

    Hanceville High School hosts Veteran’s Day program Wednesday

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – With Veteran’s Day coming up Thursday, local schools all over the county have been putting together their annual programs to honor veterans and Hanceville High School held its yearly event Wednesday morning. The program included several performances from the Hanceville High...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Raiders, Aggies, Tigers ready for round 2 matchups

    CULLMAN, Ala. – With one round of the state playoffs in the books, only three local teams remain in the postseason hunt, and they all have big challenges to face Friday night. The Fairview Aggies will be on the road to take on Russellville,...

    PREP SWIMMING: CHS Swim Team earns 2nd place at North Alabama Championship

    ALBERTVILLE, Ala. – Cullman High School’s Swim Team put together another great showing at Saturday’s North Alabama Championship in Albertville and faced off against several fellow North League opponents. Cullman’s girls team earned the runner-up spot behind Bob Jones and Cullman’s boys finished third. Together the teams...

    Good Hope City Council receives Christmas donation, Attorney General opinion at Monday meeting

    GOOD HOPE, Ala. – Good Hope’s City Council held its first regularly scheduled November meeting at City Hall Monday night and handled a light list of agenda items before adjourning for the night. After approving the last meeting’s minutes and hearing reports from Council...

    SPORTS COLUMN: Chaos continuing to build after week 10

    Tide escapes disastrous upset. Alabama’s season almost came to an end Saturday as LSU returned to Tuscaloosa for the first time since beating the Tide behind a monstrous game that helped seal a Heisman trophy for Joe Burrow. No, their season wouldn’t literally be over had they...

    WSCC ATHLETICS: Volleyball punches ticket to NJCAA Division I National Championship for 12th time in 13 seasons

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State’s 13th-ranked volleyball team finished as the Gulf Atlantic District A/B Tournament runner-up on Saturday, falling to Monroe College in the championship match at Traditions Bank Arena inside Tom Drake Coliseum. As the District B winner, Wallace State (43-8) advances to the National...

    Cyclones sweep Cullman County Youth Football Championship Games

    CULLMAN, Ala. -- The 2021 Cullman County Youth Football season came to an end Saturday with a trio of championship games held at Cullman High School’s Oliver Woodard Stadium. The Cullman Cyclones' fireplug squad finished off an undefeated season with a 32-0 win over...