Addison

Haleyville Lady Lions, Phillips She Bears advance to regionals

The Haleyville Lady Lions defeated St. John Paul II Catholic, out of Huntsville, 37-32 Monday, Feb. 10, to advance to the basketball regional tournament play on Monday, Feb. 17, at Wallace State in Hanceville. The ladies will play Rogers at 9 a.m.

The Phillips She Bears also advanced to regional play at Wallace State by defeating Covenant Christian 67-40 on Monday, Feb. 10. The She Bears will play Thursday, Feb. 13, at 6 p.m. in Hanceville.

Lady Bulldogs take overtime win


Callie Crider brings the ball down court under pressure from a SHS Lady Blue Devil.

ADDISON - The Addison Lady Bulldogs won in overtime against Sulligent Monday, Feb. 3, in 2A Area 13 tournament play by a score of 63-58.
The Lady Blue Devils maintained the lead throughout the game, with Addison tying the game with 2:30 left in the fourth quarter at 46-46. The buzzer sounded tied at 56 all to end regulation play. It was nip-and-tuck during the four minute overtime period, with AHS coming out on top by five points.

WCHS Varsity Boys county champs


Winston County High School Varsity Boys are county champions. From l-r: Head Coach Adam Gray, Esley Gray, Trey Williamson, Jon Parsons, Brooks Bonds, Jordan Martin, Cade Taylor - who was also named tournament MVP, Nathaniel Gurley, Marcus Hill, Sy Blanton, James Abbott, Austin Owens, Cameron Thompson, Billy Watts, William Holt and assistant coach Eric Smith.

By Shelly Hess
Managing Editor
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DOUBLE SPRINGS - Basketball fans from across Winston County descended upon Winston County High School Thursday, Jan. 23, through Saturday, Jan. 25, for the annual Winston County Varsity Basketball Tournament.  The varsity boys and girls championships were both battles between long-time foes Addison and WCHS, with the two schools splitting the victories.

Addison Rescue Squad dissolved


This building, where the former Addison Rescue Squad operated from, is owned by the Town of Addison.
ADDISON - After 46 years, one organization in Addison is no longer in operation. A letter circulated to Addison Town Hall on Jan. 2, states the Addison Rescue Squad has been dissolved effective Dec. 31, 2019. The announcement came during the Addison town meeting Monday, Jan. 6.

Addison boys lose in close one, girls win


Eli Howse goes for the net on a jump shot.

ADDISON - The Addison Bulldogs lost in a close game with Waterloo Monday, Dec. 23. The Bulldogs put up a three-pointer that fell short as the horn sounded to end the game, leaving AHS behind 59-57.
The Lady Bulldogs had a much easier time of it, pounding the Waterloo ladies 49-20. Stats were not submitted for either game for Addison.

Butler signs scholarship with Snead


Macey Butler signs her scholarship to play volleyball at Snead State Community College on Friday, Dec. 6. Pictured on the front row from left, Macey’s sister, Hadley, her mother, Lori, Butler, her dad, Danny. On the back row: Addison High School Principal Micah Smothers, Cristie Brothers, Snead assistant volleyball coach; Kayla Woodard, AHS head volleyball coach; Pam Wilkins, AHS assistant volleyball coach.

By Melica Allen
Sports
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ADDISON - Wearing her two state championship rings and the state trophies flanking each side of the table, Macey Butler signed her scholarship to play volleyball at Snead State Community College on Friday, Dec. 6.