Sports – High School

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…

Columbus boys, Loachapoka girls win games in MLK Classic

A handful of teams picked up wins in the annual MLK Classic held at Harris County High School on Monday, January 16th. The Columbus boys beat Valley, 53-47. The Loachapoka girls beat Valley in overtime, 57-52. Kaitlin Hill led the Lady Indians with 40 points. The Stockbridge boys defeated Houston County, 59-53 while the Houston County girls fell to Greenville,…

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…

Scholar Athlete: Pacelli wrestler, Colin Mulvany

For St. Anne Pacelli’s Colin Mulvany, wrestling is in his blood. “My dad wrestled and his dad wrestled, and his dad wrested in college actually,” he said. A family of wrestlers that currently ends with Mulvany. He’s a senior on the Viking squad who competes in the 132 pound weight class. Right now he’s a perfect 13-0 since the team’s…

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…

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…

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…

Bobby Howard elected to NHSBCA Hall of Fame

Longtime area baseball coach Bobby Howard is once again receiving national honors. According to the National High School Baseball Coaches Association website, Howard has been selected as one of two 2017 inductees to their Hall of Fame. Howard began coaching at Columbus High School back in 1984 where he stayed in that role for more than thirty years, winning 12…