Tyler McCarley, Ardmore
McCarley was one of several players in Limestone County to have a big night running the football. The senior has been consistent for Ardmore this season, earning honorable mention several times.
Tyler McCarley, Ardmore
McCarley has been the team’s workhorse this season and Friday night’s 16-7 win over Clements was no different. McCarley carried the ball 21 times for 121 yards and a touchdown. Through five games, McCarley has rushed for 559 yards and six touchdowns. McCarley is averaging 111.8 yards per game on the ground this season.
Other players earning notice are:
Zach Ellis, Ardmore: The senior running back had his best game of the season Friday in a 16-7 win over Clements. Ellis ran for a game-high 158 yards on 22 carries and a touchdown to help the Tigers in the rivalry win. Ellis is part of a trio of Ardmore running backs that have averaged more than 300 yards per game as a team in Ardmore’s four wins this season.
Logan Pugh, West Limestone:
Pugh returned to the form he enjoyed earlier this year in a 41-14 win over Elkmont. The junior rushed for a game-high 134 yards and two touchdowns.
Dillon Miller, West Limestone
For the second consecutive game, Miller scored two touchdowns to help his team in back-to-back victories. Miller carried the ball 18 times for 118 yards in the win over Elkmont.
Torren Haley, East Limestone
Haley was one of 16 East Limestone players to record a carry in Friday’s 41-14 homecoming win over James Clemens. Haley had a game-high 112 yards and a touchdown on 10 carries.
Hayden Stephens, Tanner
Stephens ran for 143 yards and three touchdowns, all in the first half in Tanner’s win over R.A. Hubbard.
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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.
Run with goats Saturday
Belle Chevre Creamery will hosts the first annual ‘Running with the Goats’ Saturday in downtown Elkmont. The event will feature a 10K, 5K and fun run on the certified Rails to Trails course.
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American Outlaws: Locals band together to support U.S. soccer team
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Cantering forward: McCain charged with reviving Colts' program
Cody McCain, 28, is the youngest head football coach in Limestone County, emerging from a pool of 107 applicants to become Clements' third coach in three years in early April.
2014 Coaches All-County Baseball Team
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County MVP, Reed, settling in to pro ball
It was a good year for Limestone County baseball. Ardmore and Athens Bible advanced to the state championship series, while Athens gave 5A runner-up Cullman all it could handle in the postseason.
Athens, West players drawing college football offers
Athens defensive back Paxton Schrimsher and West Limestone lineman Dakota Siniard are among the blue-chip rising seniors from the city and county’s seven high schools.
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