The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Local News 2

Local News 2
  • 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

  • 4 teams from 5A Region 8 ranked in latest soccer poll

    It doesn’t get much tougher than 5A Region 8 where four boys teams were ranked in the latest Alabama Coaches Soccer Poll. Athens, Cullman, East Limestone and Hartselle are ranked sixth through tenth with four weeks remaining in the regular season.

    April 2, 2014

  • Baseball teams continue area play today

    Baseball teams across the state will be back in action today following a break from area play during spring break last week. At least seven Limestone baseball teams are in action today against area opponents.

    April 1, 2014

  • DSC_0591.JPG Sayer goal sinks Tanner

    East Limestone left it late, but Dilan Sayer made sure the Indians left with a victory Monday afternoon against Tanner. After coming close for 76 minutes, Sayer scored the winner with four minutes remaining to give East Limestone a 2-1 victory.

    March 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ardmore extends 7-game win streak, remains unbeaten in 4A

    Ardmore (13-7, 4-0 Area 14) is poised for another deep postseason run after last season’s quarterfinal appearance, winning seven consecutive games since a 3-0 defeat at the hands of 6A No. 4 Huntsville on March 8.

    March 31, 2014

  • Former Limestone softball talents thriving at Calhoun

    Nancy Keenum couldn’t remember a time when her team didn’t feature at least one player from Limestone County. It’s no different this season with four Calhoun players hailing from Athens or Limestone County schools.

    March 31, 2014

  • Ardmore softball team moves up in ASWA softball poll

    March 27, 2014

  • McCain to be Clements next football coach

    Clements has its next head football coach.

    March 25, 2014

  • g2580000000000000004ac620085f5d764f517f330e8dc37bf7df41bbf5.jpg 3 All-State players headline All-County girls team

    Tanner senior guard Sydney Houston and West Limestone junior forward Kayla Carter were both among the five best players in their respective classes in the state. Both made the Limestone County All-County first team, as voted on by the county’s coaches. As good as they were, neither has scored as many points as Brennan Crabtree. The East Limestone senior guard was named County MVP after leading her team to the Indians’ first regional appearance in 16 years.

    March 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jordon, Ty & JonJon.JPG East, Tanner, West dominate boys team

    East Limestone, Tanner or West Limestone have all played for a county championship in the past four years. East and Tanner have each won two over that period and West has reached at least the semifinals during that span. The three schools have two players apiece on the first-team All-County, while East has the MVP in Jordon Gandy.

    March 23, 2014 1 Photo

Poll

What is your favorite Easter candy?

Chocolate bunnies
Marshmallow chicks
Chocolate eggs with filling
     View Results
Facebook
AP Video
Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Appellate Court Hears Okla. Gay Marriage Case
Twitter Updates
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Stocks
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Business Marquee