The Bevill State Bears will hold open volleyball tryouts on Saturday, March 23, at the BSCC Fayette campus. Registrations and warmups begin at 9:30 a.m., with tryouts starting at 10 a.m. The tryouts are open to all high school seniors and graduates. Participants must bring a copy of the high school physical. For more information, please contact Theresa Berry-Franks at 800-648-3271 ext. 5172 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
BEAR CREEK - Matthew Bradbury’s three years of track and field at Phillips High School has earned him a scholarship to the University of Montevallo.
Bradbury, who is a 1A state champion in the discus throw, signed a scholarship at the Attie Fleming Complex on the PHS campus on Tuesday, March 5. He will do indoor and outdoor track for the Falcons. Family, friends, schoolmates and school administration were on hand for the event.
Bradbury is a multi-sport athlete, also playing football and basketball.
HALEYVILLE - Molly Gilbert started on the mound for the Haleyville Lady Lions Monday, March 11, against the visiting Marion County Lady Red Raiders, defeating MCHS 9-2. Gilbert went three innings, with two strikeouts, two hits and one RBI.
Ana Aaron came on in the fourth inning, with three strikeouts, three hits and four RBIs to end her four innings pitched. Carlie Pendley was credited with two hits as well. Mallory Rushing and Hailie Moody had three each QABs.
3/13 Addison 0, Vinemont 10
3/15 Addison 3, Meek 6
3/15 Addison 6, Meek 3
3/12 Haleyville 6, Cullman 2
3/15 Haleyville 2, Jasper 3
3/15 Haleyville 3, Jasper 4
3/12 Lynn 8, Brilliant 1
3/16 Lynn 5, Marion County 7
MONTGOMERY – North-South all-star squads for the upcoming 60th AHSAA North-South All-Star Football Game have been selected. The two 37-memeber teams comprised of 2019 graduating seniors were announced by Jamie Lee Director of the Alabama High School Athletic Directors & Coaches Association .
The North-South game will be played Thursday, July 18, at Montgomery’s Cramton Bowl. Kickoff will be at 7 p.m. The annual game will be live-streamed by the NFHS Network and broadcast by the AHSAA Radio Network.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - The Double Springs youth basketball league’s 10U captured the 10U Northwest Alabama Youth Basketball championship in February, hosted in Double Springs. The team had to play the second Double Springs team in the championship round. The team finished with an 11-0 record. The 8U team was runner-up in their division, finishing with an undefeated regular season record. Adam Veal served as head coach for the teams.
ARLEY - The Meek Lady Tigers and Addison Lady Bulldogs not only battled each other Wednesday, March 13, at MHS, but a very brisk, blustery wind. The Lady Tigers won by a score of 8-6. Pitcher Autumn Peek got the win, with Anna Grace Luker taking the loss.
Addison got on the scoreboard first, starting off with a single by Destiny Walker. A sacrifice bunt by Macey Butler moved Walker to second, where Anna Grace Luker’s triple to right scored Walker to give AHS a 1-0 in the top of the first.
HALEYVILLE - Haleyville High School junior pitcher Brant-son Lambert held the Phil Campbell Bobcats scoreless in the first five innings of the baseball game Thursday, March 7, at HHS.
The Bobcats only runs came in the sixth inning, scoring three to make the score 5-3, under reliever Ben Lowman.
Scott McAlpine came in the top of the seventh to close for the Lions, with the 5-3 victory giving HHS a 5-2 season record to date.
Lambert had six strikeouts, with 14 first pitch strikes.
Austen Baker pitched six innings for the Bobcats.
LYNN - The Phillips She Bears had a 9-5 lead in the fifth inning after Lexie Dishner hit a homerun over the left field fence Monday, March 4. But the Lynn Lady Bears kept chipping away at the score to win 11-10 on an RBI by Morgan Foster to score Hannah Alsup in the bottom of the seventh. The Lady Bears scored 5 runs in the first inning, 1 in the fifth, 4 in the sixth and the winning run in the seventh. Pitcher Morgan Foster took the win. The She Bears scored 1 run in the first, 1 in the third, 5 in the fourth, 2 in the fifth and 1 in the seventh.
LYNN - The Lynn Bears heated up things in the cool afternoon Tuesday, March 5, defeating the Winston County Yellow Jackets 15-5, at home. The game went five innings. Brandon Hill took the win on the mound for LHS. He had six strikeouts. Chance Majors pitched in relief.
Ethan Moore started the game for WCHS on the mound.
The Bears big innings came in the second with 7 runs and the fourth with 5.
HALEYVILLE - You can enjoy some delicious smoked Boston butts and help the Haleyville Youth Football organization at the same time.
The Boston butts are $30 and will be available for pickup on Saturday, April 20, just in time for Easter lunch. Pick up will be at New Hope Baptist Church on Highway 129. The deadline to order will be March 30.
Contact your favorite football player or cheerleader for tickets. You may also call Summer Brazell at 205-485-3297.
Proceeds will go to help with uniforms for the players and cheerleaders.
The Northwest Alabamian’s sports coverage area had players selected to the 2019 Alabama Sports Writers Association All-State high school basketball teams.
CLASS 2A GIRLS
First-team All-State Camryn Crider, Cold Springs, Sr., G, 5-3
Ayanna Foster, Sacred Heart, Sr., F, 6-1
Elizabeth Hill, Cold Springs, Jr., F, 5-11
Mary Beth Long, G.W. Long, Jr., C, 6-1
Karoline Striplin, Geneva Co., So., C, 6-3
Kirby DeBoard, Sand Rock, Sr., G, 5-8
03/05 Addison 11 - Lindsey Lane
Christian Academy 4
03/07 Addison 6 -
03/08 Addison 6 -
Christian Academy 9
03/05 Haleyville 8
Muscle Shoals 5
03/07 Haleyville 5
Phil Campbell 3
03/05 Lynn 15 -
Winston County 5
03/07 Lynn 0 -
03/07 Meek 7
Cold Springs 9
03/04 Phillips 13 -
HALEYVILLE - Haleyville High School varsity cheerleaders selected for 2019-20 are: Emma Allen, Alexis Bailey, Anna Kate Bice, Hannah Bishop, Evelyn Kate Carroll, Emma Elkins, Bridgette Kelley, Sally Lakeman, Marissa Langford, Ashton McCullar, Emily Miller, Mary Caroline Newell, Emma Parson, Michaela Ramos, Meredith Robertson, Lilly Rae Rushing, Mallory Rushing, Macy Seymour, Kirsten Stevens, Lily Tinch and Ally Williams.
BIRMINGHAM – It was an 11-point run in the last couple minutes of the game that gave the Phillips High School She Bears (26-10) the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s 1A state basketball championship Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Birmingham Jef-ferson Civic Center’s Legacy Arena.
The She Bears, led by head coach Scott Veal, defeated the Skyline Vikings (29-6) by a score of 71-63. The state crown was the third in school history for the She Bears, but the first since 1986.
02/26 Addison 1 - Lynn 5
02/21 Haleyville 6 - Hamilton 1
02/26 Haleyville 6 - Jasper 11
02/28 Haleyville 9 - Muscle Shoals 8
03/02 Haleyville 8 - Deshler 4
Haleyville 6 - Buckhorn 7
02/25 Lynn 10 - Hubbertville 0
02/26 Lynn 5 - Addison 1
03/02 Lynn 12 - Hackleburg 0
02/25 Meek 0 - Vinemont 10
02/26 Meek 7 - Carbon Hill 13
03/02 Meek 1 - Winston County 11
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Saige Blanton is a prime example of how hard work and dedication brings you success in achieving your goals.
The Winston County High School senior signed a volleyball scholarship with Blue Mountain College Wednesday, Feb. 27. BMC is a private institution located in northeast Mississippi, not far from Tupelo.
The signing ceremony was held in the library of the high school, in Double Springs with family, administrators, teammates, coaches and friends in attendance.
HANCEVILLE - Gracie Hallman lead the charge for the Phillips She Bears Monday, Feb. 18, in the Northwest Regional basketball finals in Hanceville with 25 points. Ally McCollum was not far behind with 24 points. The She Bears defeated Falkville 81-41 to capture the title and move to the Final Four at the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center. The She Bears defeated Westminster-Oak Mountain on Monday, Feb. 18, in the semi-final game 66-48. They will play Skyline Thursday, at 4 p.m., at the BJCC.
The Haleyville High School Lady Lions participated in a pre-season Officials Softball Tournament Saturday, Feb. 16, at Lamar County High School, in Vernon. The Lady Lions did extremely well, coming out on top in their games. Other teams participating were Marion County, Lamar County and Berry. JV teams also played. The Lady Lions are coached by Whitney Webb and assistants Emily Kennedy and Kara West.
BIRMINGHAM - The Phillips She Bears played their game Monday, Feb. 25, against Westminster-Oak Mountain to win the state semi-final basketball game at the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center. The She Bears won 66-48 over the Lady Knights and will play Skyline in the championship game Thursday, Feb. 28 at 4 p.m., at the BJCC.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - It takes everyone doing their part to make a community a success. A group of individuals is making an effort to help their school and community.
The 8th annual M.Y.HERO 5K/1 mile fun run/walk has been set for Saturday, April 6, in Double Springs.
Proceeds from this event will provide scholarships for Winston County High School seniors.
The Wallace State Relay For Life team will hold a March Madness Golf Tournament on Saturday, March 30, at Cross Creek Golf Course.
Check in will begin at 11 a.m., with a noon shotgun start. The two-player scramble is flighted and includes a couple’s division.
Entry is $120 per team, and includes green fees and cart with GPS and club cover, team range balls, tournament gift, one attempt for longest drive, one attempt for closest pin, one attempt for closest second shot, dinner, prizes/photo.
HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville Park & Recreation Department is continuing T-Ball registration until March 1. T Ball is for boys and girls ages 5 and 6 years old. Your child must be five on or before June 30, 2020. The cost of registration is $35 per child. A family discount will apply. Registration hours will be Monday Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., at the Haleyville Neighborhood Facilities Building. For more information call (205)486-3532.
HANCEVILLE - The 1A Phillips She Bears are a run-and-gun style of team, scoring more than 160 points in the two area games recently. The She Bears brought a much slower pace to the court at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville Thursday, Feb. 14. for the semi-finals of northwest regional action. The She Bears (23-10) defeated Decatur Heritage Christian Academy (20-9) 54-36. They played Falkville Monday, Feb. 18, in the regional finals, winning 81-41. The She Bears will play Westminster at the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center at 9 a.m., Monday, Feb. 25.
HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville Lady Lions fought to the end, but lost 69-63 to the Danville Hawks Monday, Feb. 11, in northwest subregion play. This ended the Lady Lions season with a 14-16 record. The Lady Lions finished with a 10-2 record since Christmas. As area champions, the game was hosted by Haleyville.
Lady Lions head coach Senn Williams commented about the season, “I was really proud of the girls the second half of the season. Our schedule was really tough up front, but the girls always worked hard in practice.
BEAR CREEK - The Phillips She Bears advanced to region play with an 81-34 routing over the Covenant Christian Eagles Monday, Feb. 11. The subregion game was hosted by PHS as 1A Area 12 champions. The She Bears had a 28-3 lead by the end of the first quarter and never looked back.
Gracie Hallman lead the charge by the She Bears with 33 points, followed by Amber Markham with 19; Baily Bishop 10; Lexie Dishner 7; Ally McCollum 5, Caitlin Martin 5 and Allie Veal 2.
HALEYVILLE - It went down to the wire, but the Haleyville Lions fell short 53-51 Tuesday, Feb. 12, against the St. John Paul II Catholic Falcons, of Huntsville, in northwest subregion action.
As 4A Area 11 champs, Haleyville hosted the game that proved to be hard fought and tight throughout. A last second three-point shot by Haleyville hit the rim, but did not fall through to give the Falcons the victory.
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Jasper High School
Haleyville Baseball Field
02/21/2019 4:30 p.m.
at Hamilton High School
02/23/2019 1 p.m.
West Point High School
West Point Baseball Field
02/28/2019 4:30 p.m.
Muscle Shoals High School
Haleyville Baseball Field
03/02/2019 10:30 a.m. at
Deshler Round Robin
Heine Manush Baseball Field
Deshler vs Haleyville &
HANCEVILLE - Pickens County was able to withstand a scoring barrage by Meek due Payton Key and Caleb Aaron last Tuesday night to win 85-60 and advance to the northwest regional semifinals in Hanceville. Key finished the game with 35 points, while Aaron added 18, as the two career 1,000-point accounted for 53 of Meek’s 60 points. The Tornadoes would use a stingy full-court press, however, to pull away and win comfortably.
The Winston County High School Anglers is sponsoring its first-ever fishing tournament Saturday, March 16, starting at safe light until 2 p.m. at Lewis Smith Lake dam. Entry fee is $75, with $25 going to support the fishing team. There is a $10 fee for the Big Fish, with 100 percent payout. There will be a top three payout. For more information, call Lewis at 205-388-0480 or Jason at 205-272-2252.
The Phillips She Bears will play Decatur Heritage Thursday, Feb. 14, at 3 p.m. at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville in the northwest region. The She Bears are the only team still in play in the Northwest Alabamian's coverage area. The Addison Lady Bulldogs, Meek Tigers, Haleyville Lady Lions and Haleyville Lions were all defeated in subregional play. Good luck to the PHS She Bears.
RED BAY - The Addison Lady Bulldogs claimed a 53-38 victory over county rival Winston County Monday, Feb. 4, in the first round of area play at Red Bay High School.
AHS faced Red Bay for the championship title on Friday, Jan 7.
The Lady Bulldogs lead the entire game, with scoring by quarters as follows: 14-7, 26-11, 44-25 and 53-38.
CURRY - Two points were enough to give the Haleyville Lions the win Tuesday, Feb. 5, in the first round of area play at Curry High School. The Lions defeated the Fayette Tigers by a score of 54-52. This put the Lions in the championship round Thursday, Feb. 7, against Curry, with Haleyville winning in overtime 49-42.
BEAR CREEK - The Phillips High She Bears, ranked fourth in 1A in the Alabama Sports Writers Association easily defeated the Brilliant Lady Tigers 72-34 Wednesday, Feb. 6, at Bear Creek in the first round of area basketball play. The She Bears faced Belgreen in the championship round on Friday, Feb. 8, winning by a score of 83-38. The Lady Bears defeated Covenant Christian Monday, Feb. 11 in subregion action at PHS by a score of 81-34. The She Bears will play Thursday against Decatur Heritage at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville.