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Wildcats clinch county title

Wildcats clinch county title

The Tharptown Wildcats won their second straight Franklin County baseball tournament on Saturday. The Wildcats defeated Phil Campbell and Red Bay in route to the ... Read more

Lady Wildcats win county tourney

Lady Wildcats win county tourney

The Tharptown Lady Wildcats had to overcome six errors to stage a big comeback and claim their second straight Franklin County championship on Saturday. The Wildcats ... Read more

Tigers end regular season strong

Tigers end regular season strong

The Red Bay Tigers varsity baseball team wound up their 2014 regular season on an upswing after picking up four wins in five games. Red Bay ... Read more

Vina splits series with Phillips

Vina added a 13-8 1A Area 15 win over Phillips on Thursday in game one of a doubleheader. Vina jumped out to a three-run lead in ... Read more

Sears signs with Wallace State

Sears signs with Wallace State

Kamri Sears has been a fixture on the Tharptown varsity girl’s basketball team since the eighth grade. She has been a dominating force in the lane ... Read more

  1. THS headed to state baseball playoffs
  2. PC faces Sheffield in playoffs
  3. Townsend flourishes at Blue Mountain
  4. RHS golf team beats Hartselle
  5. Red Bay’s Lindsey earns recognition off the court
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Auburn loses heartbreaker in final minutes of BCS National Championship

Florida State’s Heisman Trophy quarterback didn’t really look the part Monday night until it counted. Just after Auburn’s Tre Mason broke free and sprinted toward the ... Read more

J.R.’s Editorial Corner

I started down what would become my professional career path in a small classroom at Curry High school in 2006. My 11th grade English teacher, a ... Read more

J.R.’s Editorial Corner

Football. My favorite sport. It’s getting closer. But it’s not here yet. How much longer do I have to wait? About one month from now I’ll ... Read more

J.R.’s Editorial Corner

For all of you perusing my column right now, if you don’t want to hear about soccer, feel free to stop right here. It has been ... Read more

J.R.’s Editorial Corner

Whenever I was a young kid watching college football, Joe Paterno was a living legend that was both revered and respected. Fast forward to 2012 and ... Read more