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.
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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 Area Tournament. The Golden Eagles buried Russellville 81-37 to tie the school record for consecutive victories.
Official: Turkish hijack drama 'has ended'
Turkish security forces on Friday detained a Ukrainian plane passenger suspected of making a bomb threat in an attempt to hijack a flight to Sochi, Russia, where the Winter Olympics were opening under tight security.
Division I schools flock again to Kansas JUCOs
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SEC dominates recruiting rankings once again
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