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Thursday night scores - West Alabama<br>Tuscaloosa Co. 28, Oxford 24<br>Hillcrest 38, Pelham 35<br>Oak Mountain 41, Paul Bryant 21<br>Brookwood 35, Holt 0<br>Pickens County 29, Gordo 28<br>Demopolis 35, Thomasville 20<br>Hale County 42, Akron 13<br>Fayette County 42, Cordova 12<br>Sulligent 48, South Lamar 21<br>Winfield 22, Wilson 21<br>Marengo 35, A.L. Johnson 6 1381
October 31st, 2008
Stillman takes Tuskegee in three sets - The Stillman Lady Tigers played Tuskegee University in volleyball, winning 25-18 26-24 26-24.<br>The Tigers are now 14-9 overall and 8-2 in the conference.<br>Stillman was led offensively by Jamila McKinnis with nine kills. Anjelica Nixon and Bianca Burton had eight kills each. Tiffany Goodloe had 12 assists and Saylbrena Johnson 6 assists. 1380
October 31st, 2008
ACA cross country wins Class 1A-2A qualifying - ACA cross country wins Class 1A-2A qualifying<br>TUSCALOOSA | 1379
October 31st, 2008
Sulligent rips SLS, 49-21 - SULLIGENT | Caleb Massey completed 8-of-15 passes for 231 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for another score as the Sulligent Blue Devils wrapped up the regular season with a victory over the South Lamar Stallions. 1378
October 31st, 2008
Hale County romps past Akron, 42-14 - AKRON | Nick Browder rushed for 176 yards and four touchdowns as the Hale County Wildcats ended their season with a convincing 42-14 victory over the Akron Rams on Thursday night in high school football action. 1377
October 31st, 2008
Tigers upend No. 8 Cordova - FAYETTE | What was supposed to be a high-scoring offensive showdown quickly turned into a behind-the-woodshed beating Thursday night as the Fayette County Tigers defeated the No. 8-ranked Class 3A Cordova Blue Devils 42-12 at John Morgan Brown Stadium. 1376
October 31st, 2008
Panthers shut out Holt - TUSCALOOSA | The Brookwood High School Panthers were able to end their season on a high note, shutting out rival Holt 35-0 Thursday night.<br>Brookwood finished the season 3-7 overall, 2-5 in region play. The loss dropped Holt to 2-8 overall and 1-6 in the region. Neither team qualified for the state playoffs. 1375
October 31st, 2008
Falcons' win streak on the line at Prattville - TUSCALOOSA | Central High School football coach Melvin Pete found out early on after his Falcons won the 2007 Class 4A state championship that teams wouldn't be lining up to face the Falcons.<br>As a result, Central had trouble finding opponents to fill home games, which is why the Falcons ended up having just four this season. 1374
October 31st, 2008
Sheffield's 41-yard field goal wins it for Patriots - TUSCALOOSA | If you can't be the hero in regulation, be it in overtime.<br>That was the script anyway Jeremy Sheffield followed Thursday night.<br>The senior kicker got just enough leg on a 41-yard field goal to lift Hillcrest to a thrilling 38-35 overtime win over Pelham in Class 6A action at Roy W. Johnson Stadium. 1373
October 31st, 2008
Stewart's decision pays off for Tornadoes - REFORM | Pickens County quarterback Deion Curry threw for 299 yards and four touchdowns on Thursday, but it was Deon Collier's 3-yard pass that proved decisive.<br>Collier, the extra-point holder, threw a two-point conversion pass to Darius Stewart, and the Tornadoes stunned Gordo, 29-28. 1372
October 31st, 2008
TCHS Wildcats fight off Oxford - Entering the 10th and final game of the season, the Tuscaloosa County High School football team had yet to be challenged for four quarters of a football game. 1371
October 31st, 2008
Gambrell, Baumann record holes-in-one - TUSCALOOSA | John Gray, head golf professional at Ol' Colony, reported that two golfers recorded holes-in-one recently.<br>Bob Gambrell aced the No. 17 hole for the second time in his career. He used an 8 iron, and the hole played at 157 yards. Witnesses were John Moore and Dan Reynolds. 1370
October 30th, 2008
Center's toughness sets example for Stillman Tigers - TUSCALOOSA | When Stillman center Chris Hymel was nicked up earlier in the season, there was chance he wouldn't play in the Clark Atlanta game on Sept. 13.<br>"If he doesn't get on the bus, I don't get on the bus," said Stillman coach Greg Thompson. 1369
October 30th, 2008
SMALL COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Shelton State ready to start season - The Shelton State Community College men's basketball team, which finished its last season in Kansas, begins a new one in Mississippi. 1368
October 30th, 2008
Holy Spirit, ACA fall in state tournament - PELHAM | The Holy Spirit volleyball team won its opening match against Athens Bible on Wednesday but lost to Speake in the Class 1A semifinals of the AHSAA Tournament.<br>Competing in Class 2A, American Christian Academy lost its quarterfinal match to Sand Rock in five games. 1367
October 30th, 2008
TCHS eyes another unbeaten record - NORTHPORT | Tuscaloosa County High School will be playing for its second straight undefeated regular season tonight when the Wildcats (9-0, 7-0) host Oxford (8-1, 6-1) in a 7 p.m. contest between teams ranked in the top 10 in Class 6A.<br>TCHS is ranked No. 2. Oxford is ranked sixth. 1366
October 30th, 2008
Phillies win first championship since 1980 - From losingest team to longest game, the Philadelphia Phillies are World Series champions. Strange as that sounds. Strange as it was. 1365
October 30th, 2008
PREP NOTEBOOK: High schools ready to tip off basketball - West Alabama football teams are entering the final week of the regular season this week and with the playoffs beginning Nov. 7, the end of football season is drawing near. 1364
October 29th, 2008
Game 5 of wacky World Series still on hold - Sooner or later, someone will win this World Series. 1363
October 29th, 2008
Bevill State tops Snead State in volleyball - FAYETTE | Bevill State closed out its regular season with a win over Snead State Community College.<br>Bevill State won the match in four sets. It came out on top in set one 25-21, lost 27-25 in set two and won sets three and four 25-19, 25-23. 1362
October 28th, 2008
Central, TCHS try for undefeated seasons - With playoff spots and home games secured for the first two rounds of the playoffs, the Central and Tuscaloosa County High School football teams set their sights on high profile, out of region games this week. 1361
October 28th, 2008
Phils, Rays suspended in 6th inning tied at 2 - Game 5 of the World Series was suspended because of rain in the sixth inning Monday night with the Philadelphia Phillies and Tampa Bay Rays tied at 2 and the field already a sloppy, soggy mess. 1360
October 28th, 2008
UWA falls to No. 17 West Florida in volleyball - PENSACOLA, Fla. | The University of West Alabama volleyball team suffered a 3-1 setback to No. 17 West Florida in Gulf South Conference volleyball action Saturday. 1359
October 26th, 2008
Hemphill shatters records - MOUNDVILLE | Philip Hemphill of Clinton, Miss. shattered six standing national records during Tuscaloosa Gun Club's monthly 2700 match on Oct. 19.<br>According to National Rifle Association Records on file, Hemphill set the following new records in Police Category:<br> .22 Caliber Aggregate (with 25 yard Slow Fire Reduced Targets) 1358
October 26th, 2008
Squirrel hunting a way to enjoy woods - There was a time in my youth when this weekend would be anxiously anticipated. It took it's place right along with the third Saturdays in September and November in the sporting calendar. 1357
October 26th, 2008
Allen has big day in Tigers' victory - Terry Allen gave the jersey off his back to help the West Alabama Tigers secure a homecoming win. 1356
October 26th, 2008
Stillman tops Tuskegee in volleyball - TUSKEGEE | Stillman College took its volleyball match against Tuskegee University to five sets before coming away with the victory on Thursday.<br>The Tigers dropped its first two sets 25-20 and 25-21 but won the final three 29-27, 25-17 and 15-10. 1355
October 25th, 2008
Holy Spirit takes down Maplesville - TUSCALOOSA | Led by sophomore Braden Fowler, the Holy Spirit Titans used sound, fundamental football to topple the eighth-ranked Maplesville Red Devils 13-6 Friday night at Titan Field. 1354
October 25th, 2008
Patriots rally past Vincent - TUSCALOOSA | As American Christian Academy do-everything performer Harrison Pollard described it, the Patriots needed to "dig deep" to pull out Friday night's come-from-behind 35-27 victory over Vincent. 1353
October 25th, 2008
PREP ROUND-UP: Tullidge has big night in T.A.'s win - TUSCALOOSA | Led by quarterback Jeremiah Tullidge, the Tuscaloosa Academy Knights overhwelmed Hooper Academy 42-10 on Friday night.<br>Tullidge completed 13 of 26 passes for 240 yards and three touchdowns. He also rushed four times for 97 yards and two scores. 1352
October 25th, 2008
Central rolls to eighth straight win - BIRMINGHAM | Broderick Hall scored two touchdowns, K.C. Logan rushed for 136 yards and the Central Falcons - the top-ranked team in Class 5A - had 364 yards of total offense in rolling to their eighth victory of the season, 36-18 over Woodlawn on Friday night. 1351
October 25th, 2008
Jess Lanier surges in second half to beat Stampede - TUSCALOOSA | Paul W. Bryant High School stormed out of the gates with a quick touchdown and led for most of the first half on Friday night, but the Stampede couldn't sustain the momentum in a 36-7 loss to Jess Lanier. 1350
October 25th, 2008
After rough road stretch, UWA ready to be home - LIVINGSTON | After playing five of eight games on the road, including three trips to Arkansas, the West Alabama Tigers are back in the friendly confines of Tiger Stadium for homecoming.<br>West Alabama is 2-1 at home with the one loss coming against Valdosta State. 1349
October 25th, 2008
Hillcrest downs rival Northridge - TUSCALOOSA | For 24 minutes, it looked as if 2-6 Northridge would give 6-2 Hillcrest all it wanted in a cross-town rivalry game. When the second half started, however, the Hillcrest Patriots quickly took all the hope from the upset-minded Jaguars. 1348
October 25th, 2008
Stillman aims to limit Benedict's options - Members of the Stillman College defense have seen a variety of offenses during the first eight games. Benedict, today's Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opponent, will stick with a base formation and try to pound away with the run. 1347
October 25th, 2008
TCHS wins second straight region crown - ADAMSVILLE | It would have been understandable Friday night if the ticket gate handed out seat belts and hard hats to fans for the Class 6A, Region 5 winner-take-all matchup between Tuscaloosa County and Minor. 1346
October 25th, 2008
Linden stays undefeated with 49-8 win over Autaugaville - LINDEN | Senior Maurice Tate rushed for 210 yards on 15 carries Thursday night in the Patriots' 49-8 win against Autaugaville in high school football action.<br>Linden, ranked No. 4 in Class 1A, remains undefeated at 9-0.<br>Quarterback Ajalon Bruno scored in the second quarter on a 5 yard run. Gerald Bruno's extra point was good. 1345
October 24th, 2008
Holy Spirit and ACA volleyball teams advance to state playoffs - TUSCALOOSA | Holy Spirit defeated Billingsley 25-5, 25-16, 25-14 Thursday night in a substate volleyball playoff game. With the win, the Titans (34-8) advance to the state tournament on Wednesday in Pelham at the Pelham Civic Center. 1344
October 24th, 2008
Senior linemen hope to celebrate as UWA observes homecoming - LIVINGSTON | Sam Mosley and Wil Vickery aren't likely to produce points on Saturday, when the West Alabama football team plays West Georgia. But their performances may determine whether UWA celebrates with a homecoming victory. 1343
October 24th, 2008
Hillcrest, Northridge are playing for pride - Pride is on the line tonight when Hillcrest and Northridge play in a cross-town rivalry game. 1342
October 24th, 2008
Rib injury can't stop Stillman College linebacker - TUSCALOOSA | When Darrin Mack couldn't play for the Stillman College football team, he attended every practice and every meeting. 1341
October 24th, 2008
SMALL COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: NFL rookie returns to Stillman during break - Taking advantage of a weekend off from his regular job, Brian Witherspoon went back to Stillman College.<br>Witherspoon, a former defensive back for the Tigers, is an NFL rookie with the Jacksonville Jaguars. He'll return to action Sunday when Jacksonville plays at home against the Cleveland Browns. 1340
October 23rd, 2008
Track coach gets home confinement - SAN FRANCISCO | A judge has sentenced disgraced track coach Trevor Graham to one year of home confinement for lying to federal sports doping investigators.<br>Graham once coached Marion Jones, Tim Montgomery and several other elite athletes who later were banned for taking performance-enhancing drugs. 1339
October 22nd, 2008
Paterno says he'll get checkup next week - STATE COLLEGE, Pa. | Penn State coach Joe Paterno plans to have doctors check out his ailing right leg and hip next week, when the third-ranked Nittany Lions have no game. 1338
October 22nd, 2008
Saints' Reggie Bush has knee surgery - LONDON | New Orleans Saints running back Reggie Bush has had surgery to repair the meniscus in his left knee. 1337
October 22nd, 2008
Vick to plead on Virginia dogfighting charges - SURRY, Va. | A court official says former NFL quarterback Michael Vick plans to enter a plea next week on state dogfighting charges in Virginia.<br>Surry County Circuit Court administrator Sally Neblett said Tuesday a hearing has been scheduled for Oct. 30 on a motion to hear a plea from Vick by video conference. 1336
October 22nd, 2008
Berry takes big hit - It was a defensive stand right before halftime that changed the Berry High School football team's season. <br>Berry quarterback/defensive back Alex Aldridge, while returning an interception, was lost for the season with a hip injury in the Wildcats' 47-26 loss to South Lamar last Friday. 1335
October 22nd, 2008
Kazmir and Hamels linked since high school - Even as teenagers, Scott Kazmir and Cole Hamels were linked by their left arms. 1334
October 22nd, 2008
PREP NOTEBOOK: Pete, Lewis to participate in annual All-Star game - The 21st Alabama-Mississippi prep all-star football game is scheduled for Dec. 13 and Alabama has released the players and coaches chosen for this year's game. 1333
October 22nd, 2008
Alabama volleyball hosts Dig Pink event Sunday - TUSCALOOSA | In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Alabama volleyball team is dedicating Sunday's match against Kentucky as its 'Dig Pink' event helping to raise breast cancer awareness. The contest is scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m. (CST), and all fans wearing pink will be admitted free of charge. In addition, the first 250 fans... 1332
October 21st, 2008
UWA's May earns weekly honors - BIRMINGHAM | The University of West Alabama's Jeremy May was named Gulf South Conference Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts in the 27-14 setback at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. 1331
October 21st, 2008
Rays focus on World Series and Phillies - They dropped their gloves, tossed their caps, ran in from the outfield and flung themselves into a pile near the pitcher's mound as if this were the start of the 100-meter butterfly. 1330
October 21st, 2008
Heavy lifting - Jeff Ray and Phil Duke started lifting weight because they thought they were too skinny. After years of training, both are world-class powerlifters, and they've got the trophies to prove it. 1329
October 21st, 2008
Playoffs taking shape - Gordo High School football coach David McKinney knew his team's schedule would be tough. He also knew that it would prepare them for the playoffs if the Greenwave were to make it. 1328
October 21st, 2008
UWA volleyball ends weekend with two wins - RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. | The University of West Alabama volleyball team closed out the Arkansas Tech Invitational with a pair of 3-0 sweeps against Arkansas at Monticello and Southeastern Oklahoma State on Saturday. 1327
October 19th, 2008
Tuscaloosa Buckmasters banquet set for Oct. 28 - TUSCALOOSA | The Tuscaloosa Buckmasters One Shot Chapter will hold its annual Buckmasters American Deer Foundation Banquet on Tuesday, Oct. 28, at Water Oaks Farm.<br>Doors open at 5:45 p.m. for the social hour, with dinner served at 7:15 p.m. An auction and giveaways will begin at 8 p.m. 1326
October 19th, 2008
Lee, Bell win Dixieland tourney - GREENSBORO | Wayne Lee and Randy Bell took first place in the Dixieland Bass Anglers tournament at Lock 5 on the Warrior River on Sept. 27.<br>Lee and Bell won with a total of 10.43 pounds. Joseph Marlowe and Matt Whitson were second with 8.92 pounds. Drew Wicker and Pete Wicker were third with 8.26 pounds. 1325
October 19th, 2008
PREP ROUNDUP: Holy Spirit wins region volleyball title - ANNISTON | The Holy Spirit Titans won the Class 1A, Region B volleyball championship Saturday night, improving their record to 33-8.<br>The Titans defeated the Alabama School for the Deaf Silent Warriors 25-8, 25-6, 25-6; the Donoho Falcons 25-13, 25-15, 25-15; and the Parkway Christian Wildcats 25-15, 10-25, 25-21, 25-23. 1324
October 19th, 2008
Cargile, Campbell win tourney - COLUMBIANA | The team of Josh Cargile and Shane Campbell took first place in the Northport Bass Club's last regular season event held on Lay Lake Oct. 11. 1323
October 19th, 2008
Late TDs sink UWA - MONTICELLO, Ark. | A pair of Arkansas-Monticello touchdowns in the fourth quarter made the difference in the University of West Alabama's 27-14 setback on Saturday in Gulf South Conference football action. 1322
October 19th, 2008
Horton on winning team at world championships - West Alabama resident Jamie Horton took home a new Skeeter bass boat with a Yamaha motor as a member of the team that won the Bass Club World Championship in Wagoner, Okla., on Oct. 11. 1321
October 19th, 2008
Second-half lapse - TUSCALOOSA | Stillman wide receiver Kenny Brown set a career record for touchdown catches on Saturday, but he wanted more.<br>"It means a lot, but right now I'd trade in my stats for a victory," Brown said after a 20-18 loss to Lane College. "We just didn't execute like I know we're capable of doing." 1320
October 19th, 2008
FRIDAY NIGHT YARDSTICK - Tuscaloosa County 51,<br>Paul W. Bryant 6<br> PWB TC<br>First downs 11 12<br>Yards rushing 71 50<br>Yards passing 76 203<br>Passes 12-26-4 9-14-0<br>Fumbles-Lost 1-0 3-0<br>Punts-Avg. 6-43.2 3-37.6<br>Penalties-Yds. 2-25 2-25<br>Paul W. Bryant 0 - 0 - 0 - 6 - 6<br>Tuscaloosa County 21 - 27 - 3 - 0 - 51<br>TC - McMillian 42 pass from Booth (Terry kick) 1319
October 18th, 2008
Raiders wear down Ironmen - TUSCALOOSA | Holt High School's homecoming crowd was eager with anticipation as the Ironmen met the Greensboro Raiders head on Friday night, but Greensboro's athleticism won out, with the visitors taking a 48-20 victory. 1318
October 18th, 2008
UAM quarterbacks to challenge Tigers - LIVINGSTON | Will Hall created a monster at Arkansas-Monticello before taking a new job at West Alabama. 1317
October 18th, 2008
Porter relishes role as a triple threat - TUSCALOOSA | When Quinn Porter didn't get playing time as a wide receiver, he asked Stillman head coach Greg Thompson about a change of position.<br>Thompson decided to test Porter's resolve against the first-string defense. Porter broke loose on a couple of touchdown runs and earned a starting role at tailback. 1316
October 18th, 2008
Hill leads Pats in 37-29 victory - HUEYTOWN | Ellis Hill's 174 yards rushing and four touchdowns lifted Hillcrest to a 37-29 win over Hueytown in a Class 6A, Region 5 game on Friday night.<br>"The line made the holes tonight," Hill said. "I ran hard, but the holes were there. They (the offensive line) did a great job for us." 1315
October 18th, 2008
Linden thrashes John Essex, 60-8 - LINDEN | Linden High School ran its undefeated record to 8-0 by scoring 26 points in the first quarter on the way to a 60-8 thrashing of John Essex on Friday night in prep football aciton. 1314
October 18th, 2008
Demopolis rallies past Greenville - DEMOPOLIS | Three players rushed for more than 100 yards as the Demopolis Tigers rallied in the second half for a wild 48-41 victory over Greenville on Friday night in high school football action. 1313
October 18th, 2008
Tuscaloosa Christian rolls up big win; prepares for key conference game - COTTONDALE | Tyler Hayes and the Tuscaloosa Christian Warriors proved to be too much for the Victory Baptist Eagles of Millbrook, as the Warriors pulled away for a 49-6 victory Friday night at Warrior Field.<br>Tuscaloosa Christian honored its 1983 championship team at halftime, and played at championship form. 1312
October 18th, 2008
Springville wins shootout with Brookwood Panthers - BROOKWOOD | The ball in the air was a bad thing for Brookwood Friday night, for more reason than one. 1311
October 18th, 2008
Big third quarter lifts top-ranked Falcons - BIRMINGHAM | Central High School got a big offensive performance from a defensive player as the Falcons used a dominant third quarter to defeat Class 5A, Region 5 foe Parker 23-16 Friday night at Lawson Field. 1310
October 18th, 2008
Wildcats stay perfect with rout of Stampede - TUSCALOOSA | Paul W. Bryant High School was unable to stop Brett Booth and the Tuscaloosa County High School offense Friday night, losing its eighth game of the season 51-6.<br>The win kept the Wildcats' perfect season intact as they moved to 8-0 overall and 6-0 in Class 6A, Region 5. 1309
October 18th, 2008
Tullidge leads Tuscaloosa Academy to victory - Tuscaloosa Academy coach Wayne Brantley waited until the ninth game of the season to utilize his secret weapon. <br>The weapon' Jeremiah Tullidge. 1308
October 18th, 2008
Stillman takes Rust College in three sets - HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. | Stillman took on Rust College in Holly Springs, Miss., on Thursday. The Tigers won in three straight sets 25-3, 25-17, 25-21.<br>The win improves Stillman to 11-9 on the season. The Tigers are currently in second place in the SIAC Western Division with a conference record of 6-2. 1307
October 17th, 2008
Shelton State rallies to beat Meridian - TUSCALOOSA | Trailing 1-0 in the second half, the Shelton State soccer team reeled off four unanswered goals to take a 4-1 victory against Meridian (Miss.) Community College on Thursday.<br>Sarah Dupree led the way with two goals while Lauren Gallas had three assists. 1306
October 17th, 2008
Defenses have trouble handling Knights' receivers - By Aaron Suttles<br>Sports Writer<br>TUSCALOOSA | Tuscaloosa Academy had just finished the 2007 football season with a record of 2-7 when first-year coach Wayne Brantley looked at Athletic Director John Rushing and guaranteed him TA would be in the playoffs the following season. 1305
October 17th, 2008
Hillcrest, TCHS advance to volleyball regional - TUSCALOOSA | Led by most valuable player Danielle Johnson, the Hillcrest High School volleyball team won the Class 6A, Area 9 tournament title on Tuesday. 1304
October 16th, 2008
UWA men place sixth in home rodeo - LIVINGSTON | Members of the University of West Alabama rodeo team placed sixth in the men's competition during the 13th annual UWA Rodeo last weekend at the Don C. Hines Rodeo Complex.<br>The UWA women placed eighth.<br>The event attracted a field of approximately 250 participants who represented 16 teams in the Ozark Region. 1303
October 16th, 2008
SMALL COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Shelton State has milestone weekend - Coach Nellie Christian's Shelton State soccer team achieved a couple of milestones over the weekend.<br>Playing in South Carolina, the Lady Buccaneers defeated Spartanburg Methodist 4-0 on Friday and Cape Fear 1-0 on Saturday.<br>The Saturday win clinched a berth in the NJCAA playoffs and gave Christian her 100th victory at Shelton State. 1302
October 16th, 2008
Area volleyball teams move on to regionals - TUSCALOOSA | The Area 9 volleyball tournament was held Tuesday night at Hillcrest, and Tuscaloosa County (14-23) and Hillcrest both punched tickets to the regional tournament this Saturday at either Vestavia Hills or Mountain Brook, depending on the outcome of a game between the two. 1301
October 15th, 2008
Rays blast Red Sox - They fluttered in and rocketed out: Three more homers sent sailing over the Green Monster to help the Tampa Bay Rays blow out Boston for the second straight game and move within one win of their first AL pennant. 1300
October 15th, 2008
PREP NOTEBOOK: Jackson has Greene County off to best state since 2004 - Certain professions in life require confidence as a mandatory job prerequisite.<br>Coaching falls into that category.<br>So when Bruce Jackson took the head coaching position for the Greene County High School football team, he believed strongly in his ability to turn the program around and make it a winner. 1299
October 15th, 2008
Central's Edwards is force to reckon with - In 2007 as a junior, Central High School defensive back Jonathan Edwards intercepted 15 passes. 1298
October 14th, 2008
Akron, Holy Spirit each take home area tournament title - AKRON| The undefeated Akron Lady Rams took on Billingsley Monday night in Class 1A Area 4 tournament play. Akron won in three sets 25-16, 25-20, 25-21.<br>Senior Roenika Wiggins was named tournament MVP. She had three kills and three aces for Akron.<br>Kadijah Small added 10 kills and five aces. 1297
October 14th, 2008
Lady Patriots win area tournament - The American Christian Academy Lady Patriots beat Fultondale last night in three straight sets to win the area tournament. ACA won the first set 25-14, the second set 25-14, and the final set 25-10. 1296
October 14th, 2008
Date set for Wilder's first pro fight - Three months after winning the United States' only medal for boxing in the Beijing Olympics, Tuscaloosa native Deontay Wilder is set to step into the ring and fight professionally for the first time. 1295
October 13th, 2008
CALENDAR: Sports calendar - BASKETBALL 1294
October 12th, 2008
Shelton State coach gets 100th victory - SPARTANBURG, S.C. | Shelton State womens soccer coach Nellie Christian earned her 100th win as a head coach Saturday as the Buccaneers defeated Cape Fear Community College (N.C.) 1-0 in the Spartanburg Invitational. 1293
October 12th, 2008
Skyy boxers go undefeated in Columbus - COLUMBUS, Miss. | Four local professional boxers from the Skyy Gym in Northport scored knockout victories Friday night at the Trotter Convention Center. 1292
October 12th, 2008
UWA turns back West Georgia in volleyball - LIVINGSTON | The University of West Alabama volleyball team turned back West Georgia, 3-0, in Gulf South Conference East Division volleyball action Saturday. 1291
October 12th, 2008
Stillman snaps losing streak - TUSCALOOSA | Stillman quarterback Darrell Nevis figured the pain of a busted thumbnail didn't matter as long as the Tigers won.<br>Nevis ran for a touchdown and threw an 84-yard scoring pass to Daron Clark on Saturday night as Stillman snapped a five-game losing streak with a 20-16 victory over Edward Waters. 1290
October 12th, 2008
More than a football bye week - Reading this week's sports pages, it seems as if the Alabama football team is letting out a collective 'aaaahhh' during its well-earned bye week. 1289
October 12th, 2008
Holy Spirit defeats ACA in volleyball - From staff reports<br>TUSCALOOSA | The Holy Spirit volleyball team downed American Christian Academy in a four-game match Thursday.<br>Holy Spirit won the opener 25-23. ACA took the second game by a score of 25-18. Holy Spirit, which improved to 23-6, closed out the match by winning 25-19 and 27-25. 1288
October 11th, 2008
New season starts today - TUSCALOOSA | The Stillman Tigers, who had hopes of contending for a conference championship, have established a new set of priorities.<br>The first goal is to break a five-game losing streak, beginning with today's contest against Edward Waters. The second is to keep winning. 1287
October 11th, 2008
Tigers hit the road to face Delta State - LIVINGSTON | After West Alabama linebacker Garry Pack scored two touchdowns and recorded 12 tackles, he wasn't picked as the Gulf South Conference Player of the Week.<br>Delta State cornerback Dominic Spinks earned the honor with his performance in a 27-24 double overtime victory over No. 1-ranked Valdosta State. 1286
October 11th, 2008
PREP ROUNDUP: Holy Spirit pounds Hubbertville - TUSCALOOSA | Eric Della Penna rushed for 95 yards and two touchdowns and scored a third time on a 77-yard reception as the Holy Spirit Titans pounded the Hubbertville Lions 42-3 on Friday night in high school football action. 1285
October 11th, 2008
Unbeaten Minor cruises past Patriots - TUSCALOOSA | The Hillcrest Patriots needed their A-game on Friday when they faced undefeated Minor.<br>Minor matched its scoring average and cruised to a 40-16 victory. 1284
October 11th, 2008
Penalties plague Bryant in 30-6 loss to Jackson-Olin - TUSCALOOSA | With an exciting Homecoming week, Paul W. Bryant came into the game against Jackson-Olin with confidence that its home-field advantage could fire them up.<br>However, penalties and mistakes would eventually lead to the Stampede's downfall. 1283
October 11th, 2008
Falcons rally to win 20-19 - TUSCALOOSA | A fourth-quarter rally by the Central High Falcons led to a 20-19 victory over the Fairfield Tigers on Senior Niight at Falcon Stadium.<br>Trailing 19-14, Central got the winning touchdown on a 3-yard run by K.C. Logan with 6 minutes remaining. The extra-point kick failed. 1282
October 11th, 2008
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