Lynn comes out on top 19-12 over Brilliant

Alex Narramore with the catch.

LYNN - The Brilliant Tigers came to Lynn Friday night and turned the Bears' homecoming into a nailbiter, keeping all the fans on the edge of their seats right up until the end of the game, when Lynn pulled it off 19-12.
Lynn opted to receive the opening kick-off, setting up shop on their own 40.  After a gain of 5 by J.T. Linley, Griffin Lynn converted on third down with a 13-yard run, moving the chains to the Brilliant 43-yard line.  Carson Legg kept the drive going, getting a first down at the 32-yard line three plays later.  

Lynn takes match in three straight sets over Brilliant

LHS Lady Bear Kendra Hannah passes the ball to set up the kill.

BRILLIANT - The Lynn Lady Bears took a match in three straight sets over the Brilliant Lady Tigers on Tuesday, Sept. 10.  Scores were 25-22, 25-23 and 25-23. The match was held at BHS.
Submitted stats for the Lady Bears include: kills, Ella Brown, 8; Lexi Adamson, 10; service aces: Kendra Hannah 5. No stats were available for BHS.

Vacant structure fires keep area firefighters busy

A firefighter climbs the ladder of the Haleyville ladder truck preparing to spray water downward on the flaming building.
HALEYVILLE - The largest fire in Haleyville in recent history - bringing the most response since the 2011 Bama Textile fire nine years ago this month - resulted in 10 fire departments facing the long, grueling task of battling a blaze Sept. 8...

Raiders hold off Lynn to earn first region win in dramatic fashion

Alex Narramore makes the catch for the Lynn Bears.

GUIN - Marion County forced a fumble that was recovered by the Red Raiders' Jameson Webb as time expired against Lynn at the 2-yard line to capture the 20-18 Red Raider victory.
The win propelled Marion County to 3-0 overall and 1-0 in Class 1A, Region 6 while Lynn dropped to 1-1 overall and 0-1 in Region 6.
"We've got to learn to finish," Marion County head coach Kyle Williams said following the contest. "We had a couple of opportunities to put the game away and came up short.

Lynn opens season with win over Phillips

Ken Edwards punts the ball for Phillips, with Dalton Gilbert coming in to block.

LYNN - The Lynn Bears used a stout defensive effort to secure a season opening 26-14 win over Phillips High School.
Lynn put up the first score of the night and wouldn't trail for the remainder of the contest. Lynn found pay dirt on their second drive of the night, after fielding a punt on their own 25, the Bears went to work on a 12-play drive that was capped by an 8-yard scamper from Brandon Hill run around the right side. The two-point try was no good, leaving the score at 6-0 with just over four minutes left in the opening quarter.

Lynn Fire Department to get tested

LYNN - Testing equipment on a regular basis is a must in order to save a life, and the Lynn Fire Department is required to test their bottles and hoses annually. A list of the equipment has been given to Lynn council members. Approval was given to move $3,188 from the fire department savings account to the checking account to cover the supplies and testing procedures at the recent town meeting, Monday, July 15.

WCSHoF Lynn school inductees

HALEYVILLE - The annual Winston County Sports Hall of Fame will be held Saturday, July 20, at the Haleyville Elementary School cafetorium. Tickets will be $20 for the steak dinner and may be purchased at the branches of Traders and Farmers Bank or at the door.
Tony Giles, the “Voice of the Crimson Tide” at Bryant-Denny Stadium and Coleman Coliseum, will be the master of ceremonies. The keynote speaker will be Tyler Watts, former Alabama quarterback.
The following are the inductees from Lynn High School: