Tanner had several players with big nights in the team's 69-13 win over Colbert Heights ...
Fred Rich, Tanner
Fred Rich, Tanner: Rich may not have scored the most touchdowns for Tanner in its 69-13 win over Colbert Heights Friday, but the 6-foot, 190-pound senior made a difference on both sides of the ball.
Other notable performances:
Hayden Stephens, Tanner: Stephens continues to have a great year. The junior running back carried the ball nine times for 165 yards and four touchdowns, all in the first half as Tanner raced out to a 56-0 halftime lead on homecoming.
Greg Maclin, Tanner
The wide receiver/safety caught three passes for 87 yards and two touchdowns. On defense, Maclin intercepted a pass and returned it 25 yards for a score.
William Mathews, Athens
Mathews threw for a season-high 217 yards Friday. The junior, starting his first game this year, completed 14-of-20 passes with two touchdowns and two interceptions.
Mitchell Mathis, East Limestone
Mathis gave East a 3-0 lead in the second quarter and finished the game a perfect 3-for-3 on extra points and 1-for-1 on field goals. Mathis also started in the defensive backfield for the Indians.
Torren Haley, East Limestone
Haley did not record a carry until the second quarter, but took over soon after in a 24-12 win over Athens. Haley finished with 17 carries for 79 yards and a touchdown.
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West Limestone’s Siniard picks Southern Miss
Siniard committed to the Golden Eagles Saturday after visiting the campus in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The 6-foot-4-inch, 290-pound offensive and defensive tackle has started for the varsity since he was a freshman.
TRACTOR PULL: A new generation takes over in Tanner
One of the first families of the Tanner pull is the Haneys. Horace Haney, along with brother, Shirley, co-founded the event in 1976 that draws thousands to the county each year. The sons of those pulling pioneers now run the show.
Clay Haney follows in father’s footsteps
After watching his dad pull for the past 20 years, Clay finally got his chance. Although he has pulled multiple times over the years, this will be the first year to compete for points in the Mid-South Pullers Association.
North win streak improves to 12
The South last won 85-76 in in 2002.
Local athletes lead North to soccer sweep
East Limestone’s Dilan Sayer scored the opening goal and was named MVP of the boys game in a 3-0 win while Jordan Runion scored her team’s opening goal in a 3-1 for the girls.
Davidson helps North tie
She was one of only three North players to record a hit in the opener, which ended 3-3.
Pitching duties were shared by Lexington’s Jessie Butler, Central-Florence’s Ashley Irons and Hartselle’s Jada Hayes along with eventual North MVP Maddie Moore of Winfield.
Tedford, Potts take on the South in All-Star hoops game
Stace Tedford has had a busy year at Athens. After leading the basketball team to a school-record 24 consecutive wins and regional finals appearance, he jumped straight into soccer season, where he took the varsity girls soccer team to another 5A state championship game.
Wednesday, Tedford will be on the court again, coaching in the North-South All-Star basketball game.
Strong local presence at state All-Star Week
Some of the top rising seniors from the Athens-Limestone area will play in six of the games, beginning with softball and soccer games Tuesday.
Before politics, Seibert played for the Tide
A standout on West Limestone’s football team, Seibert’s road to Tuscaloosa wasn’t an easy one. Determined to play at the highest level, he attempted to join the Tide as a walk-on in fall 1993.
State softball tournament begins in Athens today
The three-day, double-elimination event begins at 6 tonight at the Athens Sportsplex.
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