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Glenwood sweeps Springwood in big AISA battle

The Glenwood boys and girls basketball teams swept Springwood Tuesday night in an AISA region game. The Lady Gators beat the Wildcats, 50-33 to improve to 22-0 on the season.  They were led by LaDajia Jones who had 19 points in the win. Audrey Crowe added 11 while Whitley Anderson chipped in 10.  The Lady Wildcats were led by last…

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…

Smiths Station boys win big 7A battle, Central girls also victorious

The Smiths Station boys came out on the winning side of things when they took on their rival, Central, in a big AHSAA 7A match-up on Wednesday night. The Panthers beat the Red Devils, 58-52 in a game that was tight from beginning to end. Airen Brooks led the winners with 18 points while Stevie Pringle added 15. For the…

Rhett Lashlee leaving Auburn, takes Offensive Coordinator job at UConn

Rhett Lashlee’s time at Auburn has come to an end. On Wednesday night, it was announced that Lashlee was leaving the Tiger program to take the same job at the University of Connecticut. The Huskies announced the move on their Twitter page Wednesday evening and the Auburn Athletic Department confirmed the news later that night. Coach Gus Malzahn released a…

Alabama’s A-Day game scheduled for April 22nd

Alabama fans won’t have to wait too long to see their favorite team back on the field. On Wednesday, Alabama announced that their 2017 A-Day game will be played on April 22nd in Bryant-Denny Stadium. The annual spring game is usually the 15th practice of the season and many are expected to attend. Last year the Crimson team beat the…

Glenwood among first baseball teams to begin practice

It didn’t just feel like Spring on Wednesday, it sounded like it. Baseballs against bats could be heard in Alabama as several high school teams officially hit the field. This week marks the first time teams like the Glenwood Gators can begin throwing and practicing. 2016 was a great season for Alabama high school teams. Nine teams made playoff appearances…

Alabama falls to Clemson in National Championship game

What a night at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida where it was a national championship game for the ages. In the end though, the Alabama Crimson Tide come up that short against a DeShaun Watson led Clemson team that simply wouldn’t be denied. An unfamiliar scene for Alabama. Walking off the field in disappointment as opposing teams confetti rained…

Glenwood duo sign baseball scholarships

College dreams were made Monday morning for two area baseball players. Glenwood’s Brandon Moseley and Amaury Telemaco Jr. signed the dotted line and secured their spot at the next level. Moseley is a former WLTZ Scholar Athlete and a shortstop with the Gators. He’s headed to Chattahoochee Valley Community College to play for a team who consistently makes it to…

Alabama looks to make history with win in National Championship game

A year later and all that’s changed for Alabama and Clemson is the venue. For Alabama head coach Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide, no less than history on the line Monday night, but the ride here has been anything but smooth. Alabama rides a 26 game win streak into Monday’s national title game against Clemson. They’re built on the…