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  • DSC_0655.JPG No. 2 Flame sweep No. 3 Trojans

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Durrettphoto.JPG Ardmore's Durrett signs with Campbellsville

    Before this season started, Clint Legg knew Hayden Durrett was poised for a breakout year. The first-year Ardmore coach had watched Durrett play for three years, but saw the potential for more from the tight end.

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Shaquille McLin.JPG Athens High's McLin signs with Faulkner University

    Athens High School senior wide receiver Shaquille McLin is among 20 seniors and the third Golden Eagle to earn a college football scholarship this spring, signing Tuesday to play for Faulkner University.

    April 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • High school fishing clubs on the rise

    Considered a hobby by most, bass fishing is now serious business for few dozen students in Limestone County. Fishing teams from Athens, Clements and West Limestone may be new, but they are ready to compete at a tournament at Joe Wheeler State Park Saturday.

    April 8, 2014

  • Athens shuts out Cullman for area soccer win

    Athens took a big step toward securing a playoff spot with a 3-0 shutout victory over Cullman Saturday. Goals from Williams Mathews, Harper Ward and Cole Schrimsher secured a crucial area victory at Athens High School Stadium.

    April 7, 2014

  • Limestone Sports HOF announce 2014 inductees

    The Limestone County Sports Hall of Fame will induct eight new members at its annual banquet held June 14 at Athens State University. The 2014 inductees are:

    April 7, 2014

  • Ardmore-Elkmont alumni game a week away

    If you played football at Ardmore or Elkmont, it’s time to toss the old pigskin around again.
    An alumni football game featuring former Ardmore and Elkmont players is set for 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 11, at Ardmore High School’s football stadium.

    April 4, 2014

  • ABS, Ardmore top ranked Limestone teams

    Ardmore continues to climb in the Alabama Sports Writers Association baseball poll thanks to its eight-game winning streak. The Tigers are ranked No. 5 in Class 4A in the latest poll, released Thursday.

    April 3, 2014

  • April Sports Ledger

    April 3, 2014

  • No. 7 Ardmore beats West Limestone 10-3

    Ardmore beat softball rivals West Limestone Tuesday afternoon 10-3 with Morgan Hughes on the mound. Hughes struck out five batters and went 2 for 3 at the plate.
    Alexus Morrison, Shelby Shelf, Sammy Allen and Kaitlynn Moore each had hits for Ardmore.
    The No. 7-ranked Tigers lost to Falkville Monday 7-6 in extra innings. Stratton Hobbs went 2 for 4 with a pair of walks. Miranda Mitchell and Self were each 2 for 5.
    Ardmore plays at East Limestone today at 2 p.m.

    April 2, 2014

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