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Columbus Cottonmouths involved in bus accident on way to Peoria

Preliminary reports say weather played a role in a crash that involved the Columbus Cottonmouths professional Hockey team as they were on their way to Peoria, Illinois. The rollover happened around 1:15pm near the I-74/I-155 interchange. According to police on scene, 2 people have life-threatening injuries, three have serious injuries and the others have minor to no injuries. According to…

Area players honored at Mr. Football awards luncheon, Webb brings home big honor

On Wednesday afternoon, several football players from all over the state were invited to the 2016 Mr. Football awards luncheon held in Montgomery, Alabama that honored players from each classification. Beauregard’s La’Damian Webb took home the biggest honor of the day after being named Mr. Football 2016, an award that recognizes the best player in any class in the state….

Central High unveils new indoor multi-purpose facility

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Taylorson becomes first Glenwood volleyball player to sign scholarship

Glenwood volleyball player Carlee Taylorson has made school history. On Tuesday morning, Taylorson became the first volleyball player from the school to accept a scholarship to play the sport in college. She’s headed to Southern Union in Wadley, Alabama. “Representing Glenwood, that’s a dream,” Taylorson said. “I’ve always wanted to come here (Glenwood) and so being able to represent them…

Greg Byrne to be named Alabama’s new Athletic Director

Greg Byrne, Vice President for Athletics at the University of Arizona, will become the new Director of Athletics at The University of Alabama effective March 1, pending approval of The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees. The 45-year-old Byrne, who is highly respected in his field, will be formally introduced to the media later this week. “We knew Bill…

Georgia high school baseball teams begin practice

Spring is in the air in Georgia as high school baseball teams can officially start getting ready for the upcoming season. Baseball bats and gloves were brought out Monday afternoon for the first official day teams can practice in the Peach State. Teams like Columbus High and Northside High are coming off successful years.  The Blue Devils were the last…

Cottonmouths fall to Ice Flyers, 6-3

On Sunday afternoon, the Columbus Cottonmouths hosted the Pensacola Flyers in an SPHL game, and fell 6-3. Craig Simchuk scored the first goal of the evening to give the Snakes an early 1-0 lead in the 1st period but the Ice Flyers outscored them, 6-2 the rest of the game including 4 goals in the 2nd period. Keegan Bruce and…