High School Sports

Brian Blackmon talks new job at Auburn, leaving Opelika

Opelika's Brian Blackmon is headed to Auburn University. The long-time Bulldog football coach resigned from his post on Wednesday as football coach and Athletic Director to become an offensive analyst for the Tigers. Coach…

Area teams basketball advance to GHSA Elite Eight

The second round of the GHSA basketball state tournament is underway. In the 5A girls bracket Columbus beat West Hall, 60-57. Tatyana Wyatt led the Blue Devils with 21 points and 9 rebounds while teammate Ariyah Copeland added 12 points, 16 rebounds…

Lanett boys advance to AHSAA 2A state semi-finals

The Lanett boys have punched their ticket to Birmingham. The Panthers beat LaFayette, 53-50 in Tuesday's region finals held in Jacksonville, AL. They now advance to the AHSAA 2A state semi-finals for the second straight year. Up next for Lanett is…

Loachapoka girls fall short of state semi-final trip

The Loachapoka girls basketball season has come to an end. The Lady Indians lost to Westminster, 51-40 in Tuesday's AHSAA 1A region final game. The Indians were led by Desiree' Tyner who had 25 points in the loss. They end their…

Eufaula basketball teams advance to Region Finals

The Eufaula boys and girls are still alive in the quest for an AHSAA State Title. On Monday, both squads played in the Region Semi-Finals in Dothan. The girls beat Wilcox Central, 75-49 for their 19th straight win. Rachel Johnson led…

AHSAA basketball Region Finals schedule set

Area teams will be competing in the AHSAA Region Finals this week. Winners will earn a spot in the State Semi-Finals held in Birmingham. The 7A region finals will be held on Tuesday, February 21st at the Dunn-Oliver Acadome in…

GHSA 2nd round basketball games set

The GHSA 2nd round basketball games are set after the first round games. The 2nd round will be played on Wednesday, February 22nd and Thursday, February 23rd with the higher seeds hosting.   In the 4A bracket: LaGrange @ Cross Creek girls…

Loachapoka girls advance to AHSAA 1A Region Finals

The AHSAA 1A Region Semi-Finals took place Friday night in Montgomery. The Loachapoka girls are headed to the finals after beating Cornerstone, 67-42. Kaitlin Hill had 28 points in the win while Desiree' Tyner added 24. Loachapoka will play Westminster-Oak…

Area teams advance after GHSA 1st round playoff action

The first round of the GHSA basketball playoffs took place on Friday, February 17th. In the 5A girls bracket, Harris County fell to McIntosh 62-57. In the 4A girls bracket Columbus advanced with a 69-49 win over Burke County while…

Lanett, LaFayette boys advance to AHSAA 2A Region Finals

The AHSAA 2A Regional Semi-Finals took place Thursday night with three area teams competing in Jacksonville, Alabama. The Lanett girls fell to Fyffe, 42-36 in overtime, eliminating them from the postseason. The Lanett boys came out victorious with a 64-45…

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