Beam brings volleyball legacy to HHS

Sadie Beam

By Melica Allen
HALEYVILLE - Sadie Beam has been hired as the new Haleyville High School volleyball coach. She brings with her a legacy of championship volleyball, playing on Addison High School state championship teams in 2009-10 and on the state runner-up team in 2008.  She replaced Brent McCoy at HHS, who moved to Orange Beach.  

Haleyville Post 33 doing well during season

Haleyville Post 33 catcher Jordan Lasker gets ready as the ball comes in low against Shelby County. To the right, pitcher Kaleb Garrett winds up for the throw.

HALEYVILLE - Haleyville Post 33 opened up scoring in the first inning of the opening game of a double header on Monday, June 17, when Caleb Williams drew a walk, scoring one run.
Shelby County Post 555 JV pulled away for good with seven runs in the second inning, winning 9-5.  Haleyville Post 33 put up three runs in the third inning. Haleyville’s offense in the inning was led by Josh Weaver and Jordan Lasker, all knocking in runs in the inning.
Bethers was on the mound for Shelby County. He surrendered five runs on three hits over three innings, striking out one.

Inductees named for 2019 WCHoF

Tyler Watts

HALEYVILLE - It is time once again to honor the inductees  for the Winston County Sports Hall of Fame. The dinner will be Saturday, July 20, at 5:30 p.m., at the Haleyville Elementary School.
Tickets are $20 per person for the steak dinner and available at branch offices of Traders and Farmers Bank. Tickets will also be sold at the door.

Post 33 sweeps Saturday play

 Gavin West slides in at homeplate for a run for Haleyville Post 33 in a game against Hamilton.

HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville American Legion Post 33 baseball hosted Hamilton Post 165 Saturday morning, June 15, taking a 7-2 victory and Lakeview Black Post 2011, winning 9-1 in the afternoon.
Haleyville Post 33 fired up the offense in the first inning, when an error scored one run for Haleyville Post 33.
Haleyville tallied three runs in the second inning. Haleyville’s offense in the inning was led by Hayden Armstrong, Gavin West and Morgan Long, who all drove in runs.

Haleyville hires new firefighters

HALEYVILLE - Haleyville Mayor Ken Sunseri told Haleyville City Council members during the June 3, meeting that he has hired five new volunteer firemen.  They are Branden Roberts, Cameron Miller, Kyle Doss, Ethan McBroom and Blane Godsey.  They will be paid at a rate of $17.83 per call.  The only item on the council’s agenda was approving minutes from May 20.