Scholar Athlete

Scholar Athlete: Opelika's James Dawson

Football means everything for Opelika senior right guard/center James Dawson. At five-years-old his parents made sure to start him on the right track. “Student comes before athlete…

Scholar Athlete: Chambers Academy's Braxton Allen

Every team starts the season with the same goal, to be state champions. The Chambers Academy Rebels football team accomplished that last year and they're looking to repeat this year. Senior Running…

Scholar Athlete: Northside's Madison Cosgrove

The Northside Patriots are known to be dominant on the softball field, finishing (8-0) in the 1-AAAA region play this season, but they also have some of the smartest girls…

Scholar Athlete: Pacelli's Lauren Coleman

Maintaining a 4.0 GPA, being the secretary of the national science honors society and class president can be a lot to balance. For Pacelli Senior Lauren Coleman she's found a way to handle all…

Scholar Athlete: Brookstone's Sammi Rice

After punching a trip to the semifinals of the GHSA A-Private State Tournament on Thursday, the Brookstone Cougars girls tennis team is driven to go further. Last year they placed second in the state tournament, this…

Scholar Athlete: St. Anne Pacelli Golf, Maddy Zimmermann

St. Anne Pacelli senior Maddy Zimmermann is ready to continue her playing career at Springhill College. She signed with the division two private school for golf back in February. "Now I've just been able to go…

Scholar Athlete of the Week: Northside's Olivia Smith

When people think of the moments in a soccer game that stand out, it's probably a goal followed by a celebration with their teammates. As a defender, that's not a position that Olivia Smith is often…

Scholar Athlete: Brookstone Schools' Sam Grier

Brookstone Schools' Sam Grier wrapped up his senior season of basketball and now he's heading into his last season of soccer. He also serves as the schools student body treasurer and is the leader of the…

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