Red Bay escapes with 16-10 win over Bulldogs

Logan Wilkins carries the ball for Addison.

RED BAY   - The score may have been low, but the emotions were high, what was predicted as a gritty hard fought game that ended in a nailbiter, as the Addison Bulldogs were defeated by the Red Bay Tigers 16-10.
The Bulldogs never gave up, having opportunities to outscore their opponent, but their drive pressing deep to the Tiger 10 late in the game was no match for swarming Red Bay defenders.
The clock was the Bulldogs’ final enemy, as the final seconds ticked away, ending the drive and the hope for victory.

WCHS gets first season defeat by Addison ‘Dawgs

Addison’s Nicholas Rice forces his way through a heap of players and carries the ball for the first touchdown on the night.

ADDISON - The Bulldogs of Addison displayed their honed skills Friday night, Sept. 6, with a win over their arch rival-  Winston County High Yellow Jackets, 36 - 14. It was a gritty, field-stomping and romping game.
Addison received the ball at the start, while Winston held their ground, forcing Addison to punt on fourth down. As quick as a flash, the ball was recovered by Addison, though it was short- lived, with the Yellow Jackets recovering a fumble. However, the Jackets were penalty plagued, and even with two complete passes, they were forced to punt.

AHS takes down Danville 3 to 1 in VB action

Addisyn Smothers goes for the kill.

ADDISON - The 2A reigning volleyball champions, the Addison Lady Bulldogs, took down 4A Danville,  in action Thursday, Aug. 29, at AHS. Danville is currently ranked #6.
The match went 3 to 1 sets, with AHS winning the first set 25-22. Danville took the second one 25-18, and the Lady Bulldogs taking the final two 25-23 and 26-24. The Lady Bulldogs have been without Savannah Manley in the middle due to a knee injury. She returned to play Thursday night, contributing to Addison’s win.
Stats for the Addison Lady Bulldogs include: Addisyn Smothers, 7 digs, 1 ace, 4 kills;

Addison shuts out Curry in season opener

Addison Bulldog Caleb Crider outruns Curry players for the last of five touchdowns Addison scored.

ADDISON - No stingers were seen from the Curry Yellow Jackets as the Addison Bulldogs stomped their way to victory in a 37-0 shutout Friday, Aug. 23, at A.G. Hicks Stadium.
At the end of the first quarter, the score was still zero for both teams, but everything clicked for Addison during the second quarter where they blazed a scorching hot trail to the end zone for 27 points. The first touchdown came with 11:04 remaining in the first half with a drive up to the one-yard line taken over by Grant Rice for the touchdown.  Eli Howse added the point after,making the score 7-0.

Marijuana distribution near Addison disrupted

Winston County Sheriff’s Investigator Caleb Snoddy, left, and Addison Police Officer Brett Rodgers with the large find of growing marijuana plants and other related items confiscated.
ADDISON - Complaints of illegal narcotics activity at an Addison residence led to the finding of 14 growing marijuana plants as well as methamphetamine, in what law enforcement have termed a drug distribution operation.

Addison 11U team state champs

The Addison 11U Dizzy Dean baseball team won the state championship June 25. Front row, l-r: Shelton Alexander, Jed Wilkins, Dathan Cleghorn, Cole Thompson, Jaxson Williams, Braiden Moser, Kiah Lake, Stone Talley, Landen Livingston, Tucker Thompson and Trennon Burns. Back row, l-r: Coaches Chad Williams, Keith Thompson, head coach; Damon Cleghorn and Dallas Thompson. (Courtesy photo)

ADDISON - They came together approximately five years ago to play America’s pastime. Now they are state champions.