Pride 16/18U will be having tryouts Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Haleyville Sports Complex at 3 p.m. All positions are open. This team will play exposure and open class tournaments. Private tryouts are also available. Contact Chris Riddle or PM.
BIRMINGHAM - It was a fight to the finish Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Bill Harris Arena at the Crossplex in Birmingham. The Addison Lady Bulldogs made it six state volleyball championships in a row. The Winston County Lady Yellow Jackets took it to the fifth set, at one point leading two sets to one. Last year, Addison defeated Meek in the finals in 1A.
BIRMINGHAM - The Meek Lady Tigers traveled to the Crossplex in Birmingham Wednesday, Oct. 31, to face Pleasant Home in the opening round of the 1A state volleyball championships.
The Pleasant Home Lady Eagles, from Andalusia, defeated Meek three sets to one. No other team took at set from the Lady Eagles except Meek. The Lady Eagles beat Lyndsey Lane and Athens Bible in three straight to capture the 1A state championship.
Stats for the Lady Tigers include:
HUBBERTVILLE - Hubbertville closed out regular season play by hosting the Phillips High Bears on Friday night. Winning the coin toss, the Lions elected to receive the opening kick to get the much anticipated game underway. Gage Key received the ball at the 20-yard line advancing to the 41-yard line and four plays later, he rambled his way down the right side line into end zone for the opening drive score. The PAT kick by Zach Hubbert was good and the Lions were on the scoreboard with 9:42 remaining in the first quarter.
The Haleyville boys cross country team finished third in sectionals this past week, while the girls finished in second place in the 4A classification. The teams will be traveling the Oakville Indian Mounds, in Moulton, Saturday for state competition.
Results for the ladies division were:
1. Bijou Phillips, Good Hope-21:04.84
2. Theresa Billman, American Christian, 21:11.20
3. Isabella Lovvorn, American Christian, 21:12.66
4. Kaytee Beth Boyles, Haleyville, 22:21.52
5. Madison Isbell, American Christian, 22:42.93
HUNTSVILLE - The Addison Lady Bulldogs (60-12) will be seeking their sixth state volleyball championship in a row, starting today at the Crossplex in Birmingham. They will face Fayetteville at 11 a.m.
The Lady Bulldogs won the northern regional title Friday, Oct. 26, defeating their county rivals the Winston County Yellow Jackets (31-14) at the Von Braun Center, in Huntsville. The Lady Jackets took the regional runners-up slot. AHS also captured the 2A Area 14 title over WCHS.
Winston County will play at 8 a.m. against Goshen High School.
ARLEY - The two Winston County teams in 1A Area 12 earned the honor of area champs and runners-up in the tournament held Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Meek High School in Arley.
Meek captured the top prize by defeating Brilliant 25-16, 25-20 and 25-12 in straight sets in the opening match of the night.
The Lady Tigers then defeated the Lynn Lady Bears in straight in the championship match by scores of 25-23, 25-6 and 25-12.
The Lady Bears, as area runners-up, beat Marion County in a five set match, where both teams left it all on the floor.
LYNN - It has been seven years since Winston County High School has won the county volleyball tournament.
Currently ranked #2 in the state in 2A, the Lady Yellow Jackets captured the Winston County championship on Saturday, Oct. 13, hosted by Lynn High School.
WCHS defeated Meek in the semi-finals 18-25, 25-16, 26-24 and 25-11.
The Lady Yellow Jackets defeated the #1 ranked team in the state in 2A in the championship round.
A Haleyville High School Lady Lions hosted the 2A, #2 ranked in the state, Winston County Lady Jackets in volleyball action Monday, Oct. 15. WCHS captured the Winston County tournament title on Saturday, Oct. 13, hosted by Lynn High School.
Haleyville’s only senior, Allison Watkins, was recognized prior to the start of the match.
The Lady Jackets won by scores of 25-21, 25-13, 22-25, and 25-18 in three out of four sets.
Stats for Haleyville include: kills-Alli Temple, 21; Ashton McCullar, 7; Allison Watkins, 6; Madison Caine, 6;
ARLEY - Marion County pulled away in the fourth quarter against Meek on the back of three fourth-quarter interceptions to earn the 28-6 Red Raider victory on Friday, Oct. 19.
BEAR CREEK - With the victory over the Lynn Bears Thursday, Oct. 18, the Phillips Lady Bears won three straight sets and ended the regular season with a 32-7 record. They are currently ranked third in the state in 1A high school volleyball.
Seniors were recognized for Phillips following the match. They are Bailey Bishop, Lexie Dishner, Amber Markham and Caitlin Martin.
The PHS Lady Bears won 25-21, 25-13 and 25-12.
Stats for Phillips were:
Lexie Dishner, 27 assists, 16 digs, 2 saves, 7 kills;
Bailey Bishop, 14 kills, 1 block, 4 digs, 3 aces;
HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville Lady Lions volleyball team, dres-sed in pink jerseys in recognition of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, defeated Hamilton Thursday, Oct. 9, in two straight games, 25-20, 25-11, but fell to Carbon Hill 25-7, 25-18. Carbon Hill also beat Hamilton in the tri-match. The Lady Lions hosted the matches.
Haleyville also hos-ted Curry on Thursday, Oct. 11, defeating the Lady Jackets 25-22, 25-17 and 25-23. The Lady Yellow Jackets won one game 25-16.
MONTGOMERY - The Alabama High School Athletic Association has announced region standing through Oct. 6. Teams in the coverage area for the Alabamian include:
Class 1A, Region 6
Class 1A, Region 8
Mars Hill Bible
LYNN - The Lynn Bears Back-To-School 5K run and 1 Mile Walk were conducted recently.
The winners of the event were reported as follows:
The Pickens County Tornadoes hosted the Meek Tigers Friday night in a 1A, Region 6 contest. The Tornadoes scored early and often en route to a 67-20 thumping of the Tigers.
HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville Park & Recreation will be conducting youth basketball registration Oct. 15-26.
Registration hours are. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Youth basketball is for boys and girls ages 5-12. The age of your child is determined by his or her age as of Sept. 1, 2018.
The registration cost is $35. Credit/debit cards are now accepted at the Neighborhood Facilities Building, located on Highway 13 South. There’s a multi child discount.