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    Vinemont Farmers and Makers Market coming May 11

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    VINEMONT, Ala- The Town of South Vinemont has been busy in the past weeks preparing for its inaugural Farmers and Makers Market, to be held Saturday, May 11, at the Vinemont Community Center. From 10 a.m.-2 p.m., attendees will be able to see and learn about the...

    AREA SOFTBALL TOURNAMENTS: Vinemont, Cullman advance to Regionals; Good Hope eliminated

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    BLOUNTSVILLE, Ala. – After splitting their opening matchups with Susan Moore and J.B. Pennington Friday, the Vinemont Lady Eagles returned to Blountsville for this year’s 3A, Area 13 Tournament Monday night. In their first game of the day, the Eagles faced Susan Moore for...

    PREP SOFTBALL: West Point eliminates Fairview in area tournament, Vinemont splits area tournament matchups

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    SPRINGVILLE, Ala. – West Point and Fairview hit the road to Springville Friday afternoon to get this year’s 5A, Area 12 Tournament underway and after dropping both their games in the opening round, the Warriors and Aggies clashed in the loser’s bracket. Fairview fell...

    PREP SOFTBALL: Good Hope pulls away to top Holly Pond 8-6; Tuesday scoring recap

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. – Good Hope hosted a varsity matchup with their county rivals from Holly Pond Tuesday night and the Lady Raiders fended off a late push from the Broncos to secure an 8-6 win. Holly Pond plated four runs in the top...

    PREP SOFTBALL: Cold Springs earns wins over Addison, Dora; Monday scoring recap

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    Cold Springs 9 - Addison 6 Brooklyn Ingram hit a one-out single and later scored on an RBI single by Adriana Young to give the Lady Eagles the early lead in the first. Later that inning, Peyton Kennedy hit an RBI single to make it...

    PREP BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: Vinemont drops round 1 matchup at Gordo

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    GORDO, Ala. – The Vinemont Eagles traveled to Gordo for a round one playoff matchup Friday night but after dropping game one to the Greenwave 11-1, Vinemont fell in game two 8-2 to finish a strong season 17-8. Gordo 11 – Vinemont 1 (Game One) After...

    PREP SOFTBALL: Fairview collects 14-2 win over Holly Pond, Tuesday scoring recap

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    Fairview 14 - Holly Pond 2 Fairview didn't waste any time getting on the scoreboard against Holly Pond. Kylie Kovar's RBI triple brought home Emily Benson to give them the early lead. Later that inning, a double and a walk loaded the bases with one...

    COUNTY BASEBALL TOURNAMENT: Eagles, Raiders, Aggies advance on day 1

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    FAIRVIEW, Ala. – This year’s Cullman County Baseball Tournament is underway at Fairview High School’s Mark Moore Field and three teams secured spots in the semifinals Monday night. Cold Springs edged Vinemont in extra innings 11-9, Good Hope handled Hanceville 12-2 and Fairview advanced...

    PREP TRACK & FIELD: Holly Pond, Fairview capture county championships; Cold Springs’ Edgeworth, Fairview’s Hill earn MVP honors

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    FAIRVIEW, Ala. – This year’s Cullman County Track and Field Championships were hosted at Fairview High School Monday and two new teams claimed county titles. The Holly Pond Broncos outpaced Cold Springs with 160 points to win the boys’ competition and the Fairview Lady...

    Vinemont Councilwoman Charlotte Cosper resigns

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    VINEMONT, Ala- The South Vinemont Town Council held its regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 9. It was announced that Councilwoman Charlotte Cosper resigned, effective immediately, with a drafted letter of resignation given to Mayor Radginal Dodson prior to the meeting. A recent...

    PREP BASEBALL: Arteaga walks it off in the 9th to secure 4-3 win over Good Hope, playoff berth for Hanceville

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – After dropping game one at Good Hope 11-2 Friday, the Bulldogs bounced back Saturday with a walk-off win over the Raiders Saturday, securing a postseason berth. After a scoreless eighth inning, Nelson Arteaga ended things for the Bulldogs with an RBI...

    Vinemont Schools receive prestigious Purple Star School designation

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - Vinemont Elementary and Vinemont High School recently received the Purple Star School designation from the Alabama Purple Star Schools Program. This accolade recognizes the efforts of K-12 across the state that are committed and supportive of military students and their families...

    COUNTY SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT: Broncos, Aggies, Raiders advance on day 1

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    VINEMONT, Ala. – This year’s Cullman County Softball Tournament is underway and three teams secured spots in the semifinals on day one. Fairview handled Hanceville 15-0 to move on and Good Hope fended off a late rally from Cold Springs to advance as well....

    Vinemont High’s inaugural STEAM Job Fair a resounding success

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - Vinemont High School's gymnasium was a hive of activity and curiosity on March 20 as the school hosted its inaugural STEAM Job Fair. From 9 a.m.-2 p.m., students from middle and high school levels engaged in conversations with business leaders and...

    PREP SOFTBALL: West Point falls to No. 1 Springville 7-1, Thursday scoring recap

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    WEST POINT, Ala. -- The West Point Lady Warriors returned home Thursday afternoon to take on top-ranked Springville. Thursday is World Down Syndrome Awareness Day and before the game got underway, Copper Floyd, Grant Persall and Benny White each threw out the honorary first...

    PREP SOFTBALL: Big 5th inning propels West Point to 15-4 win over Fairview, Monday scoring recap

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    West Point 15 - Fairview 4 (Softball) West Point got on the scoreboard in their opening at-bats. Three walks loaded the bases for Katie Beth Yovino. She ended up drawing one of her own to give the Lady Warriors a 1-0 lead. West Point added...

    Vinemont talks planning commission, board of adjustments, murals, events

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    VINEMONT, Ala- At its monthly meeting Tuesday, March 12, the Vinemont Town Council continued talks of creating a planning commission and board of adjustments. The subjects were tabled once again, amid the lack of interested residents who would be required for the two groups. Each...

    PREP BASEBALL: Hanceville falls to J.B. Pennington 11-9, Thursday scoring recap

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- After picking up a pair of wins against Fultondale on Tuesday, the Hanceville Bulldogs looked to continue that momentum on Thursday afternoon against J.B. Pennington. However, a late rally from the Tigers in the seventh inning proved to be the difference in...

    PREP SOFTBALL: Fairview falls to Springville 14-1, Tuesday scoring recap

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    FAIRVIEW, Ala. -- The Fairview Lady Aggies rode a four-game winning streak into their matchup against Springville Tuesday afternoon, but it was all Lady Tigers in this one. Springville took an early lead and ended up rolling past Fairview 14-1 in five innings. Springville collected...

    PREP SOFTBALL: Fairview plates 4 in the 7th to top Cold Springs, Monday scoring recap

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    BREMEN, Ala. – Fairview traveled to Cold Springs to take on the Lady Eagles Monday night and after falling behind 3-0 in the third inning, the Lady Aggies plated four runs in the top of the seventh inning to come from behind and earn...

    PREP BASEBALL: Fairview blanks Dora 13-0, Vinemont splits doubleheader

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    DORA, Ala. – The Fairview Aggies traveled to Dora for a varsity matchup Saturday afternoon, and they only needed five innings to handle the Bulldogs. The Aggies plated five runs in the second inning to take an early lead and after adding to their...

    PREP SOFTBALL: Cold Springs handles Falkville 12-2, Monday scoring recap

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    Cold Springs 12 - Falkville 2 (Softball) Cold Springs' Peyton Kennedy retired Falkville on just nine pitches to start out the game. The offense gave her some early run support in their half. Brooklyn Ingram hit a one-out single, then Ciara Calvert drew a walk....

    Vinemont High’s STEAM Job Fair set to showcase local career opportunities

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - Vinemont High School will host a STEAM Job Fair in the school's gymnasium on March 20, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The event, aimed at connecting students with STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) industries in Cullman County, is scheduled to...

    PREP BASEBALL: Vinemont sweeps Mae Jemison, Saturday scoring recap

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    Vinemont 19 - Mae Jemison 0 (Baseball) (Game One) After Brady Johnson struck out the side to start the game, Vinemont quickly got him some early run support. Kayden Henderson reached on an error, stole second, and later scored on an RBI groundout by Jake...

    Vinemont High’s new wrestling program aims to empower students

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - The recent announcement of wrestling making its debut in Cullman County has sparked considerable interest and anticipation within the community. Vinemont High School Principal Robin Netherton elaborated on the decision to launch the school’s wrestling program, stating, “We had actually been talking...

    PREP BASEBALL: Good Hope downs Cold Springs on the road 20-6, Thursday scoring recap

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    Good Hope 20 - Cold Springs 6 (Baseball) Good Hope jumped out to a quick lead in their opening at-bats. They quickly loaded the bases with no outs, then Carter Naramore hit an RBI groundout, Colten Whatley got hit by the pitch, Dakota Overton drew...

    PREP BASEBALL: Hanceville remains unbeaten with 16-11 win over Vinemont

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. -- The Hanceville Bulldogs hosted the Vinemont Eagles in a huge county game on Monday afternoon. This game saw both teams have big innings that had both sides on the edge of their seats, but a big sixth inning by the Bulldogs was key...

    PREP BASEBALL: Fairview edges Good Hope on the road, Saturday scoring recap

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    Fairview 13 - Good Hope 11 (Baseball) Good Hope got on the scoreboard first in the bottom of the first inning. They loaded the bases with nobody out, then Carter Rutherford scored on a wild pitch to give the Raiders the early lead. Later on,...

    PREP BASEBALL: Fairview handles Brewer on the road 11-3, Thursday scoring recap

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    FAIRVIEW, Ala. – Fairview traveled to Brewer to take on the Patriots Thursday night and after jumping out to a big lead early, the Aggies returned home with an 11-3 win. Fairview got things going in their opening at-bats. A walk and a pair of...

    PREP SOFTBALL: Lady Raiders rout Fairview 16-1, Monday scoring recap

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. -- Good Hope struck first and in a big way in their opening at-bats. Lexi Steed reached on a Fairview error to lead off the inning, then Campbell Koch hit an RBI double to left field to put the Lady Raiders...

    Vinemont to microsurface several roads

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - At its regularly scheduled monthly meeting on the evening of Feb. 13, the Vinemont Town Council met to discuss a few business matters, new and old. New business began with a request from Public Works Director Mike Graves, who asked the council...

    PREP BASKETBALL: Vinemont falls to Susan Moore 56-51 in OT

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    VINEMONT, Ala. – The Vinemont Eagles hosted the Susan Moore Bulldogs in this year’s Class 3A, Area 13 championship game Tuesday night and four quarters weren’t enough to decide this one. However, overtime was dominated by Susan Moore and the Bulldogs toppled the Eagles 56-51 to...

    Christian Hart Memorial Cornhole Tournament raises more than $2.8K

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - The steady thumping of bags echoed through the doorway of the Vinemont Elementary School gym as amateurs and professionals alike competed to raise funds for the Christian Hart Memorial Scholarship Fund at the third annual Christian Hart Memorial Cornhole Tournament Saturday,...

    PREP BASKETBALL: Vinemont advances to area finals with 51-33 win over Brindlee Mountain

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    VINEMONT, Ala. – The Vinemont Eagles are hosting their area tournament for the first time in 15 years they and tipped things off with a win over Brindlee Mountain Saturday night. It was a close game through three quarters, but a big fourth quarter was...

    All-County Cheerleaders recognized

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Many Cullman County student athletes were honored at the Cullman County Basketball Tournament Friday night, Jan. 26. Several local cheerleaders were named to the 2024 Cullman County All-County Cheer Sideline Team, 2024 All-County Cheer Competition Team and the 2024 All-County Cheer Team....

    COUNTY BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Fairview advances to JV Boys finals with 47-34 win over Vinemont

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Day four at the Cullman County Tournament tipped off with a JV Boys semifinal matchup between Fairview and Vinemont. The Aggies went into the locker room leading the Eagles 25-12 at halftime and maintained that lead throughout the second half to...

    COUNTY BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Good Hope races past Vinemont 77-56 to advance to county finals

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Good Hope and Vinemont clashed in the county tournament’s first varsity semifinal game Thursday night and after a back and forth first half, the Lady Raiders outscored Vinemont 22-10 in the third quarter and fended off the Lady Eagles in the...

    COUNTY BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Vinemont takes 41-38 thriller over Holly Pond to advance to semifinals

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Holly Pond and Vinemont battled it out in Wednesday night’s first varsity matchup at the county tournament and it came down to the final shot. The Lady Eagles held onto a 26-19 lead after the first half and withstood a big...

    COUNTY BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Fairview punches ticket to semifinals with 64-44 win over Vinemont

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – The Fairview Aggies and Vinemont Eagles battled it out in Monday night’s final county tournament matchup and after building a 32-18 lead in the first half, the Aggies continued pulling away in the second half to earn a 64-44 win over...

    COUNTY BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Vinemont advances to JV Semifinals with 50-31 win over Cold Springs

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – After icy weather delayed the start of this year’s event, the Cullman County Basketball Tournament finally got underway at Wallace State’s Tom Drake Coliseum Monday night. We tipped things off with a JV Boys matchup between Vinemont and Cold Springs. After...

    PREP BASKETBALL: West Point collects area wins over Brewer

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    WEST POINT, Ala. -- After traveling to Lawrence County earlier this week, the West Point Warriors returned home Saturday afternoon to take on the Brewer Patriots in a pair of area games and both Warrior squads collected area wins. The Lady Warriors broke open a close...

    Vinemont council proclaims January Human Trafficking Awareness Month

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    VINEMONT, ALA- At its monthly meeting Jan. 9, the Vinemont Town Council  proclaimed January Human Trafficking Awareness Month. The council also discussed several upcoming community events as well as acknowledged the first reading of Town Ordinance #0190, which would form and implement a planning...

    PREP BASKETBALL: Vinemont earns 65-48 win over Susan Moore, Lady Eagles fall 69-55

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    VINEMONT, Ala. — Both the Eagles and Lady Eagles of Vinemont were back home Friday night to host a pair of matchups against Susan Moore and they split their varsity battles with the Bulldogs. The Lady Eagles fell to Susan Moore 69-55 but in the...

    Vinemont senior lunch to be held Jan. 15

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - Listen up, seniors! It’s arguably the best day of the month and it is headed your way. Break out your comfortable pants and dust off the conversation ice-breakers, the Town of South Vinemont is hosting its monthly senior lunch on Jan....

    PREP SPORTS: A look back at some of the best games of 2023

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- 2023 saw more than its fair share of amazing games and fantastic finishes. Here's my list of the best games that I covered last year. Hanceville vs. Etowah (Basketball – Jan. 10) Hanceville took on Etowah in a huge region game at home. The...

    PREP BASKETBALL: Vinemont splits varsity matchups with Cold Springs

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    VINEMONT, Ala. -- It was a battle of the Eagles at Vinemont Thursday night as Cold Springs made the trip to take on its county rivals and both teams split the varsity matchups. In the girls' game, it was tight throughout, but some big plays...

    PREP BASKETBALL: Addison downs Vinemont on the road 49-39, Lady Eagles collect 65-33 win

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    VINEMONT, Ala. – Addison traveled to Vinemont for a pair of varsity matchups Thursday and the Bulldogs split their contests with the Eagles. The Lady Eagles raced past Addison 65-33 and in the boys’ game, the Bulldogs of Addison toppled Vinemont 49-39. Vinemont 65 –...

    Vinemont seniors enjoy Christmas meal, cookie contest

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - On Monday, Dec. 18, the senior residents of Vinemont gathered at the Vinemont Community Center for their monthly meal, hosted by the South Vinemont Town Council. As guests joined the party, they were invited to snag one of the various handmade Christmas...

    AHSAA releases 2024-26 fall sports classifications

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The AHSAA’s Central Board met Monday morning to hash out the fall sports classifications for the 2024-26 school years and after a long deliberation, the board released new regional, sectional and area maps for fall sports. A couple of notable moves...

    Vinemont Town Council votes to replace Town vehicle

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - At its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 12, the Vinemont Town Council voted unanimously to surplus its current vehicle – a 2010 Dodge Charger – and purchase a 2013 Chevrolet Equinox. During its work session, the council discussed purchasing new pickleball sets...

    Christmas on the Farm

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - Families flocked to Snead’s Farmhouse for its Christmas on the Farm event Saturday, Dec. 9. The warmish sunny afternoon was the perfect break in the day’s dreary drizzly weather, allowing a few hours of farmhouse festivities. Owner Judy Snead smiled and excitedly...

    Vinemont hosts Christmas in the Park

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    SOUTH VINEMONT, Ala. - The Town of South Vinemont held its third annual Christmas in the Park event on Saturday, Dec 9. A looming threat of severe weather kept the crowd sparse, although the lack of a large audience couldn’t dim the beauty of...

    PREP BASKETBALL: Vinemont fends off Fairview 60-50, Lady Eagles collect 44-33 win

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    VINEMONT, Ala. — The Fairview Aggies made the brief trip over to Vinemont High School for a pair of county matchups Tuesday night and both Eagle squads defended their home court with wins. The Lady Eagles got things started with a 44-33 win over...

    PREP BASKETBALL: Good Hope Raiders, Lady Raiders pick up wins at Vinemont

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    VINEMONT, Ala. -- The Good Hope Raiders made the short trip over to Vinemont to take on the Eagles Tuesday night. Both the Lady Raiders and Raiders left with wins over Vinemont, 81-35, and 78-57 respectively. Good Hope 81 - Vinemont 35 (Varsity Girls) It was a dominant...

    PREP BASKETBALL: Addison tops Vinemont 56-45, Lady Eagles earn 64-24 win

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    ADDISON, Ala. – Addison hosted their neighbors to the East, the Vinemont Eagles, in a boys and girls' matchup on the hardwood Monday night. Addison's Ladies fell 64-24 to the Lady Eagles while the Addison Boys took a nice 56-45 victory to open their season. Vinemont...

    Vinemont seeking sponsors for inaugural Tinsel Trail

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - The countdown to Christmas is on, and the Town of South Vinemont has announced plans for a brand new holiday event. Vinemont’s inaugural Tinsel Trail will be set up at the Art Park, located behind the Vinemont Community Center. The Town...

    Local volunteer fire departments granted $100K in American Rescue Plan Act funds  

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    VINEMONT, Ala. – It was all smiles Thursday evening, Nov. 16, as members of the Cullman County Association of Volunteer Fire Departments received $100,000 worth of new equipment and funds to strengthen their departments’ operations. Even the burliest firefighter cracked a smile at being...

    Vinemont Band Booster Winter Craft Show set for Nov. 17-18

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – The annual Vinemont Band Booster Winter Craft Show is set for this Friday and Saturday, Nov. 17-18 at Cullman Church of Christ.   Organizer Jamie Alexander said, “We have over 70 vendors this time. We have so many, they’ll be lining the...

    PREP BASKETBALL: Vinemont Eagles, Lady Eagles collect wins over St. Bernard

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    VINEMONT, Ala. – The Vinemont Eagles and Lady Eagles hosted a pair of varsity matchups against St. Bernard Monday night and both Vinemont squads collected a pair of wins. Vinemont took the varsity girls’ game 67-29 and in the varsity boys’ contest, the Eagles...

    STATE CROSS COUNTRY MEET: Cold Springs Eagles, Lady Eagles capture state championships; Edgeworth sets state record, wins 4th state title

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    DANVILLE, Ala. – This year’s AHSAA State Cross Country Championships were hosted at the Oakville Indian Mounds Saturday morning, and it was a great day to be a Cold Springs Eagle. Both the Eagles and Lady Eagles claimed 1-2A state championships and Eagle runners...

    PREP FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Vinemont drops round 1 matchup at Sylvania 41-0

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    SYLVANIA, Ala. – Vinemont traveled to face the Rams in the first round of the AHSAA playoffs and got shutout 41-0. Vinemont kept it close in the first quarter, trailing just 7-0 going into the second but the Rams scored on the first play of...

    PREP FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: 7 local teams preparing to kick off round 1

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- The 2023 AHSAA State football playoffs are here, and we have seven local teams preparing to compete in round one. Addison vs. Pickens County (Class 1A) The Addison Bulldogs split their first four games of the regular season, but then racked up six...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Vinemont pulls away to top Holly Pond 40-24

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    VINEMONT, Ala. – The Vinemont Eagles were back home Friday night to wrap up the regular season against the rival Holly Pond Broncos and it took a pair of late scores for the Eagles to pull away for good and defeat the Broncos on...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Vinemont hammers Asbury 42-0 to clinch playoff berth

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    ALBERTVILLE, Ala. – Vinemont traveled to Albertville to take on the Rams with a chance to clinch a playoff spot in the region finale and the Eagles returned home with a 42-0 victory and a postseason berth. Vinemont received the opening kick-off and took an...

    PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Cold Springs Eagles, Lady Eagles capture 20th, 18th consecutive county championships

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    FAIRVIEW, Ala. – This year’s Cullman County Cross Country Championships were hosted at Fairview’s Randall Shedd Community Park Thursday and both the Cold Springs Eagles and Lady Eagles put on dominant performances to add to their growing list of county titles. The Eagles topped...

    Getting ‘saucy’ at Vinemont BBQ Fest

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - The sweet smell of sticky barbecue sauce rolled in the crisp air and called to hungry stomachs far and wide Saturday, Oct. 21 at Vinemont’s fourth annual Chillin-N-Grillin BBQ Fest. In all, around a dozen competitive and local grilling teams accepted...

    6 teams advance to Cullman County Youth Football Championship Games

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    GOOD HOPE, Ala. – The semifinal round of this year’ s Cullman County Youth Football playoffs were hosted at Good Hope’s James W. Shabel Stadium Saturday and after six hard-fought games, next week's championship matchups are now set. In the Fireplug games, the Vinemont Eagles took...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Vinemont collects 32-19 win at Danville

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    DANVILLE, Ala. – The Vinemont Eagles were back on the road Friday night for a big regional matchup against Danville and after dropping three straight coming into this week, the Eagles bounced back to pick up a crucial, 32-19 win over the Hawks. Vinemont received...

    Vinemont Elementary named Alabama Science of Reading Spotlight School

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    VINEMONT, Ala.  - Teachers, faculty and students at Vinemont Elementary School were recognized on Oct. 17 for their dedication and commitment to ensuring all children in their school are able to read at or above their current grade level before they leave third grade....

    Cullman County Youth Football Week 7 scoring recap

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – This was the final week of the 2023 Cullman County youth football regular season, and all eyes are now moving to the playoffs set for next Saturday. There were some key games that went on around the local area that determined...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Vinemont falls at Madison Academy 49-6

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    MADISON, Ala. – Vinemont traveled to Madison to take on the Mustangs of Madison Academy Friday night and unfortunately for the road crowd, the home team came away with a 49-6, homecoming victory. Vinemont surprised the Mustang's with an onside kick to start the game,...

    Cullman County Youth Football Week 7 scoring recap

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- The 2023 youth football regular season is winding down and some teams had an opportunity to clinch a spot in the playoffs on Saturday. The Cold Springs Eagles hosted the Good Hope Raiders, the Vinemont Eagles traveled to take on the Cullman...

    PREP FOOTBALL: J.B. Pennington races past Vinemont 44-6

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    VINEMONT, Ala. – Vinemont hosted the Tigers of J.B. Pennington Tigers on a foggy night for football and unfortunately for the home crowd, the Tigers came away victorious 44-6. Vinemont was forced to punt on its first possession. Pennington drove down the field but once...

    COUNTY VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT: Holly Pond, Good Hope, West Point advance on day 1

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    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – This year’s Cullman County Volleyball Tournament tipped off at Hanceville’s Lane Horton Gymnasium Monday night and after day one, the semifinals are now set. On the varsity side of the court, Holly Pond, Good Hope and West Point swept Vinemont, Cold...

    Cullman County Youth Football Week 5 scoring recap

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- Week five of the youth football season is now in the books and the playoff picture is slowly starting to take shape. There were some huge games with several teams looking to clinch some playoff spots Saturday. The Vinemont Eagles hosted...

    PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Cold Springs Eagles, Lady Eagles claim titles at Kudzu Hills, Cullman competes at Black & Gold Classic

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    BREMEN, Ala. – This year’s annual Kudzu Hills Invitational was hosted at Cold Springs High School Saturday morning and both the Eagles and Lady Eagles showed out on their home turf. Both Jayden Allred (16:11.00) and Reagan Parris (20:07.80) bested their respective fields to...

    Cullman County Youth Football Week 4 scoring recap

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- Week four of the youth football season is now in the books and there were some huge games that went on around the local area. The Good Hope Raiders hosted the Holly Pond Broncos, the Vinemont Eagles traveled to take on...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Vinemont drops region battle with Susan Moore 35-16

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    VINEMONT, Ala. – The Vinemont Eagles were back home for another regional matchup against Susan Moore, but they were plagued by turnovers throughout the game and the Bulldogs were able to leave with a 35-16 win. Vinemont received the opening kickoff and marched down the...

    PREP CHEER: ‘Be a valuable asset to the team’: Vinemont’s Maggie Payne enjoying sophomore season

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    VINEMONT, Ala. -- Vinemont sophomore Maggie Payne is cheering on the varsity squad for the first time this season and she's had an incredible experience so far. "It has been amazing. I competed in competition cheer for a few years. I cheered my first-ever varsity...

    Cullman County Youth Football Week 3 scoring recap

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- It's near the halfway point of the 2023 Cullman County Youth Football season and there were more than a handful of intriguing games going on locally this weekend. The Hanceville Bulldogs hosted the Vinemont Eagles, the West Point Warriors traveled to...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Vinemont hammers Brindlee Mountain 44-0

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    VINEMONT, Ala. – Coming off a tough non region slate to kick off the season, Vinemont hosted Brindlee Mountain for homecoming and its region opener Friday night. Vinemont got off to a fast start and cruised to a 44-0 victory over the Lions. Vinemont received...

    PREP CHEER: ‘Put the Lord before anything’: Vinemont’s Krimson Gingrich excited for cheer season

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    VINEMONT, Ala. -- Vinemont sophomore cheerleader Krimson Gingrich is cheering on the Eagles varsity squad for the first time this year and has had an amazing experience so far. "My experience has been great. I love how everyone on the team encourages each other all...

    PREP FOOTBALL: West Point downs Vinemont at home 33-28

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    WEST POINT, Ala. – The West Point Warriors were back home against another county rival Friday night, and they held off a late push from the Vinemont Eagles to improve to 2-1 with a 33-28 win. The Eagles got the ball to begin the game...

    PREP VOLLEYBALL: Vinemont edges East Lawrence 3-2

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    VINEMONT, Ala. -- It was a battle of the Eagles Thursday night as Vinemont hosted East Lawrence and this one went back-and-forth for the majority of the contest. Vinemont ended up winning a long, competitive five-set match over East Lawrence 3-2. Vinemont 25 - East Lawrence...

    MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Good Hope rolls past Vinemont 56-8

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    VINEMONT, Ala. -- Good Hope made the short trip over to Vinemont to take on the Eagles in Tuesday night and it was all Raiders from the start. Good Hope scored on all but one drive in the first half and ended up rolling past Vinemont...

    Cullman County Youth Football week 1 scoring recap

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    CULLMAN, Ala. – After high temperatures postponed last week’s games, the 2023 Cullman County Youth Football season officially kicked off Saturday and there were some great games happening all over the county. The Vinemont Eagles hosted the West Point Warriors, the Good Hope Raiders...

    PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Cold Springs’ Edgeworth, Cullman’s Barnett place 1st in Scottsboro, Moulton

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    SCOTTSBORO, Ala. – Cold Springs and Cullman both hit the road Saturday morning to compete in this year’s Scottsboro Invitational and Pepsi XC Challenge respectively and both of them returned home with winners. Cold Springs’ Ethan Edgeworth cooked the rest of the large schools’...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Good Hope pulls away to top Vinemont 39-20

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    VINEMONT, Ala. – The Vinemont Eagles hosted the Good Hope Raiders on a drizzly Friday night and unfortunately for the home crowd, the Raiders topped the Eagles 39-20 to collect their first win of the season. Vinemont put the first points on the board when...

    PREP FOOTBALL: Vinemont drops heartbreaker at Falkville 26-20

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    FALKVILLE, Ala. – Vinemont hit the road to kick off the season at Falkville Friday night, but unfortunately early turnovers plagued the Eagles and helped the Blue Devils come away with a hard fought, 26-20 win. Vinemont received the opening kick-off but on their second...

    PREP SPORTS: ‘It’s like one big family’: Vinemont’s Anna Kline looks back on Eagle years

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    VINEMONT, Ala. – In this interview, I talked to Vinemont’s Anna Kline about some of her favorite memories during her time playing sports for the Eagles. "Softball helped me and my sister have a closer bond. I've played basketball my whole life and made many...

    Cullman County Youth Football Jamboree scoring recap

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    VINEMONT, Ala. – The Cullman County Youth Football season officially kicks off next week but our local youth squads got a chance to play jamboree games at Vinemont High School Friday and Saturday to prepare before the regular season gets underway. Friday, Aug. 18 Fireplug: Vinemont 18 - Fairview...

    PREP SPORTS: ‘You have to encourage and build others up’: Vinemont’s Jana Harbison recaps junior year

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    VINEMONT, Ala. – In this interview, I talked to Vinemont volleyball player and cheerleader Jana Harbison about her junior year as an Eagle and what she’s looking forward to for the upcoming school year. Last season, the Lady Eagles volleyball team posted a 24-13...

    ‘Practice makes perfect’: Vinemont’s Kimberly Wilt remembers Eagle years

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    VINEMONT, Ala. -- I talked to Vinemont senior Kimberly Wilt in this interview and she talked about being a part of some great clubs, plus getting to know some great people in those clubs and in the band. "It was a great experience being able...

    South Vinemont approves new accounting software, Transportation Plan

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    SOUTH VINEMONT, Ala. – The South Vinemont Town Council on Tuesday evening approved the purchase of new accounting software, as well as the Town’s Rebuild Alabama Transportation Plan for the 2023-2024 fiscal year. The council approved the purchase of software from CSA Software Solutions for...

    ‘Making lasting connections with your peers and teachers will help you immensely’: Vinemont’s Sadie Land reflects on Eagle years

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    VINEMONT, Ala. – In this interview, I talked to Vinemont’s Sadie Land, and she talked about her experience being a part of some great clubs as well as some of her favorite memories. "I really liked having leadership opportunities in the clubs I participated in....

    Vinemont High’s Moody represents Alabama at American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation

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    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Vinemont High’s School’s Vivian (Gracie) Moody was one of 94 high school seniors selected to attend American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Girls Nation July 22-29 in Washington, D.C. The weeklong program, founded in 1947, has provided exceptional civic education to thousands of...

    PREP CHEER: ‘Always give 100% effort’: Vinemont’s Makenna Howard recaps freshman season

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    VINEMONT, Ala. -- Vinemont’s Makenna Howard cheered on varsity as a freshman last season, and she learned so much from that experience. She got to cheer alongside some great cheerleaders last year and soaked up as much as she could from them to prepare...

    PREP CHEER: ‘Lean on God’: Vinemont’s Addison Whaley recaps freshman year

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    VINEMONT, Ala. -- Last season was Addison Whaley's first on Vinemont’s varsity cheer team and she took away so much from that experience. "It was a great learning experience for us all. We were a young team that grew together and became a family. We...

    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...

    PREP CHEER: ‘We are all in this together’: Vinemont’s Ashton Kelley recaps junior year

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    VINEMONT, Ala. -- Vinemont senior cheerleader Ashton Kelley has been cheering on the varsity squad for her entire high school career. She talked about last season and what all she learned and why she feels blessed to get to cheer alongside some great girls. "I...