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Phillips captures area runner-up slot to advance to regional


Sydney Saylor puts the bat on the ball for the Phillips She Bears.

BELGREEN - The Phillips High School She Bears are  headed to regionals Thursday, May 9, at Bowers Park in Tuscaloosa.
The She Bears lost to the Hackleburg Lady Panthers in the first game of the 1A area 11 area tournament held at Belgreen recently. PHS then played Vina  and won 17-2, followed by Hackleburg again and won 12-11.
The She Bears lost in the championship game to Belgreen 13-0.

PHS fishing teams do well in qualifier


Wesley Williams and Matthew Chambers took three fish to the scales for a total weight of 7.90 pounds, giving them a 30th place finish in the senior division field made up of 192 boats.

The Phillips Fishing Team, known as Bear Creek Bass Anglers, competed in the Alabama Students Angler Bass Fishing Association’s spring qualifier on Lake Neely Henry on March 23. Three boats were sent - one junior
division, two senior division.

Garrett Hyde and Chase Burton finished the junior division, which had a total of 14 boats. They placed 7th with a weight of 1.74 pounds from one fish.

Lynn Lady Bears slides into a 11-2 blow-out win over Phillips


Breanna Barton was the winning pitcher for the Lynn Lady Bears.

The Lynn Lady Bears softball team easily dispatched the Phillips She Bears 11-2 on Monday, April 1.

Breanna Barton was the winning pitcher for the Lady Bears. She lasted six innings, allowing one hit and one run while striking out 13. Chloe Gilliland threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.

Phillips takes 2 out of 3 in series with Hackleburg


Logan Cagle makes the catch for the PHS Bears.

BEAR CREEK  - The Phillips Bears won two out of three game with the Hackleburg Panthers March 11-12.
In game one, Phillips won 9-5 at home. Ken Edwards got the win on the mound. He went three for three, with four stolen bases, as well. Jacob Cagle had two hits, with two RBIs. Wesley Williams had one hit with a RBI. Brady Long got two hits and Logan Cagle had one hit, with Levi Hall one hit and a RBI.

Bradbury signs track scholarship with Montevallo


Matthew Bradbury, a senior at Phillips High School, signed a track scholarship with the University of Montevallo. He is pictured at the signing ceremony held at the Attie Fleming Complex on the PHS campus with his parents, Cheri and Mark Atkins. Back row PHS Principal Al Temple, left, and track coach Chris Gillum.

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.

Lady Bears come back to win 11-10 over She Bears


Lexie Dishner scored a home run in the fifth inning to give the Phillips She Bears a 9-5 lead over the Lynn Lady Bears. Lexie’s teammates congratulate her at homeplate.

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.

PHS She Bears win 66-48 over the Westminster Lady Knights Monday in semi-final action


The Phillips High School She Bears celebrate winning the state semi-final basketball game Monday at the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center Monday, defeating Westminster-Oak Mountain 66-48. The She Bears will play Skyline Thursday at 4 p.m. at the BJCC. Shown from left: Baily Bishop, Ally McCollum, Amber Markham and Allie Veal.

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.