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Tanner sweeps Lexington for Area 15 hoop titles
Both Tanner teams will host the sub-regional round later this week. The girls (18-7) play Colbert Heights (10-15) on Thursday, while the boys (16-8) face Cherokee on Friday.
No. 3 Athens sets school record with 22nd consecutive win
No. 3 Athens won its third consecutive area championship and set a school record on the same night Monday. The Golden Eagles knocked off Muscle Shoals 50-33 in the 5A Area 16 championship game to set a school record with 22nd consecutive victories.
Cullman outlasts East Limestone in double OT for area championship
Cullman and East Limestone could have played all night and nobody would have complained. They nearly did, in a double-overtime thriller in which Cullman emerged the winner by the narrowest margins.
- East girls win 5A Area 15 Championship
Start times moved for 5 Limestone area championship games
At least five area championship games involving LImestone County teams have been moved to due the threat of severe weather.
Athens has 7 qualify for state wrestling meet
Athens will send seven wrestlers to the state tournament after qualifying at the North Super Section Tournament over the weekend. East Limestone will have four representatives at the tournament, which is Thursday through Saturday at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville.
Representing Athens will be Cristian Lagunas – 106-pound weight class; Mardrell Kirby – 138; Hunter Lindsey – 145; Thomas Carter - 152; Jackson Prater – 160; Johnathon Daly – 182; Trey Avery – 285.
UPDATED: Athens wins 21st straight game, ties school record
Athens won its 21st consecutive game in convincing fashion Friday night in the first round of the 5A Area 16 Tournament. The Golden Eagles buried Russellville 81-37 to tie the school record for consecutive victories.
- East, Tanner and West advance to area finals
Athens, Ardmore, East and Tanner advance to area finals
East Limestone took a big step toward making it to the regional tournament at Wallace State with a 58-35 win over West Point Thursday. Brennan Crabtree poured in 22 points while Rachael Dimond added 15 in the win.
East Limestone advanced to the 5A Area 15 finals where they will hosts Cullman in the area championship. The winner will play the loser of Saturday’s Athens-Muscle Shoals game.
East senior will play football, basketball for Murray State
Jordon Gandy isn’t your typical high school football recruit. The East Limestone senior has all the talent in the world, but went relatively unnoticed until late in the recruiting process.
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