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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.
Giddy Potts a finalist for Mr. Basketball
The awards for Athens senior Nathanial “Giddy” Potts just keep rolling in. After being selected to the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star game and 5A All-State first team, Potts has been named a finalist for Class 5A Player of the Year and Mr. Basketball.
Whitt, Davis selected as All-County coaches
One of them is approaching 500 career wins. The other just finished his first season as a varsity head coach. No matter the amount of games they’ve coached, both Chris Whitt and Josh Davis had successful seasons at their respective schools this season.
High school teams stay busy during spring break
At least six baseball teams will play in tournaments or area games next week. Athens will be in action Monday, March 24 in the Mountain Brook Sports Corporation Spring Break Tournament.
3 local teams ranked in latest softball poll
Athens, Athens Bible School and Ardmore remained ranked in the latest ASWA softball poll, released Thursday. ABS (12-4) was the highest ranked team at No. 6 in 1A.
Ardmore’s Reed better than ever
In the Ardmore’s 16 games this season, senior Cody Reed has pitched 27 innings, striking out 60 batters and giving up nine hits with a 0.78 ERA.
Prep notebook: AHS football focused on filling vacancies, fundamentals
The Golden Eagles’ spring drills will begin May 12 and end May 23, which is six days before commencement at Athens Stadium.
Field of dreams: ‘Cats to dedicate new ballpark Saturday
The West Limestone baseball program will host a dedication ceremony for its new baseball complex prior to Saturday's doubleheader against Ardmore and Elkmont. The games begin at noon. To view more photos, go to http://thenewscourier.smugmug.com/Sports/West-Limestone-new-baseball.
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Pet pig helps Tanner girls soccer raise money for family of fallen classmate
The pig-kissing spectacle was all part of a fundraising effort from the girls soccer team. Originally intended to raise money for new jerseys, the fundraising cause changed two weeks ago when the players lost one of their classmates.
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