ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Alabama looked ordinary when it was missing its strength as one of the nation's best 3-point shooting teams.
The Los Angeles Angels released the names of their Double-A coaching staff ahead of the upcoming 2021 baseball season.Coming back as the manager for the Trash Pandas is Jay Bell. Bell was originally slated to be the head man last year, but the season was cancelled due to the coronavirus pand…
It was something unheard of across the state of Alabama; that is until the 2015-2016 season when the Alabama High School Athletic Association began recognizing it as a championship sport.In the short period of time since then, the East Limestone boys have made a name for themselves in the sp…
The Calhoun Community College Warhawks were back on the baseball diamond at Fred Frickie field Thursday against the Tigers from Marian Military Institute in their first conference matchup of the season. From the pitchers mound to the batters box to the play in the field, everything seemed to…
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has fired Kevin Steele, and the longtime football coach could be paid up to $860,870 in severance for a job he had for seven weeks.
BOSTON (AP) — Distance running, traditionally one of the world's most genteel sports, has been roiled by an ugly mid-pandemic squabble over who should get a shot at a coveted Boston Marathon medal.
East Limestone senior guard Jirah Rogers was selected for the 31st annual Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic.
The Athens Golden Eagles, East Limestone Lady Indians and Elkmont Red Devils will be three of 24 teams participating in the River City Shootout soccer tournament hosted by the West Morgan Lady Rebels at the Jack Allen Recreation Complex beginning Friday.
Caught in South Carolina's shadow most of the season, No. 2 Texas A&M has stepped into the spotlight as the women's team to beat in the Southeastern Conference Tournament.
NORMAL (AP) — Galen Alexander had 13 points and 11 rebounds to lead Texas Southern to a 68-58 win over Alabama A&M on Monday night.
So far, in his third season as head coach of the West Limestone Wildcats baseball team, Ryan Griffin has his team motivated and ready to play. They have won their first three games of the season with scores of 13-1, 12-1 and 11-6.
Alabama coach Nate Oats didn't inherit nearly the same kind of rebuilding task as Auburn's Bruce Pearl, but he has sure made quick work of it.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — For the first time in 45 years, Alabama is the Southeastern Conference champion in football and men's basketball.
The Ardmore Lady Tigers traveled to Athens High School Thursday where they faced off against the Athens Golden Eagles. Ardmore came into the game with a 4-1 overall record, while the Golden Eagles had a 1-0 record with a win over the Lawrence County Red Devils 11-0. Fortunately for Athens, t…
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiger Woods was moved Thursday to another Los Angeles hospital after undergoing surgery to his right leg after being badly injured in a car crash.
A look at the weekend action around the Southeastern Conference:
Broadcasting has always been in the Caray family, so it seemed only fitting that Josh Caray would continue the same path as his grandfather, father and brother, even if it — according to Josh Caray — took a little longer to figure out.
The East Limestone girls basketball team rounded out their season Tuesday with a 5-point loss to the Jemison Jaguars, 56-51, in the 2021 AHSAA Girls State Basketball Tournament.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Golf star Tiger Woods suffered leg injuries Tuesday in a vehicle rollover in suburban Los Angeles and was undergoing surgery, authorities and his manager said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Golf star Tiger Woods was injured Tuesday in a vehicle rollover in Los Angeles County, authorities said.
I grew up in west Michigan, and sports have always been an important part of my life. If I wasn’t playing sports, I was glued to a television, watching my favorite teams play on the baseball diamond, football field, ice rink or basketball court. Of course, I had other interests not related t…
Gonzaga's bid for a wire-to-wire run at No. 1 keeps chugging along.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Maybe, just maybe, the thinking went, Novak Djokovic would be just a tad more susceptible to trouble this time around at the Australian Open.
DALLAS (AP) — The wintry weather blast in Texas and Oklahoma has led to another postponement for the Dallas Stars while adding to the list of Top 25 college basketball games now on hold.
Central Florida is close to a deal to make former Auburn coach Gus Malzahn the Knights' next coach.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Michael McDowell was glued to Brad Keselowski's bumper, watching and waiting for his chance to win the Daytona 500.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Sam Maxwell and his band of Cleveland bros packed up their 1997 Four Winds motorhome with 105,000 miles on it, headed south in the thick of the pandemic and pinned their hopes on a party.
The West Limestone varsity girls claimed the Class 4A, Area 15 championship Thursday with a 52-48 road win over Brooks.
Marty Schottenheimer's NFL coaching career was as remarkable as it was flummoxing.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The pilot who crashed the helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant, killing all nine aboard, made a series of poor decisions that led him to fly blindly into a wall of clouds where he became so disoriented he thought he was climbing when the craft was plunging toward a Southern Cal…
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — So much for the mayor's order requiring masks at Super Bowl parties. Throngs of mostly maskless fans took to the streets and packed sports bars as the clock inside Raymond James Stadium ticked down on a hometown Super Bowl win for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady made the Buccaneers, their fans and their city believe from the moment he arrived in Tampa Bay.
Though others have eclipsed him in some sections of the record book, Peyton Manning's stamp on the NFL is very much a thing of 2021 and beyond.
Calhoun Community College is adding new teams to its athletic program this fall.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A look at the weekend action around the Southeastern Conference:
PELHAM – The East Limestone High School boys’ bowling team were red-hot throughout the competition Thursday afternoon on the way to the Indians’ first AHSAA State Bowling Championship.
The popularity of youth travel ball has increased tremendously over the past decade, and the City of Athens has decided to take a step in order to try and cash in on this growth.
Saturday marked the end of a Limestone County basketball tournament completely reshaped by the COVID-19 pandemic. Though there weren't nearly as many people cheering from the bleachers, it did not change the accomplishment earned by the West Limestone varsity boys and Tanner varsity girls, w…
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — With whistles blowing, players moving from station to station, everything appeared to be business as usual Tuesday at the Senior Bowl — even if they're anything but normal.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — New Texas coach Steve Sarkisian is building a staff that has a whole lot of Alabama flavor.
ATLANTA (AP) — As his adopted hometown mourned Hank Aaron's death, some fans called on the Atlanta Braves to change their name to the Hammers in his honor.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The NFL announced Friday that 7,500 health care workers vaccinated for the coronavirus will be given free tickets to next month's Super Bowl to be played in Tampa, Florida.
No matter what the final tally of wins and losses may have been for high school football teams in Limestone County this season, the fact that the schools made it through the entire 2020 campaign without any major disruptions from COVID-19 is a victory in itself.
ATLANTA (AP) — Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth's home run record and gracefully left his mark as one of baseball's greatest all-around players, died Friday. He was 86.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — National champion Alabama has hired former Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Philip Rivers first started tossing footballs as a high-school ball boy, he heaved them any way he could. The throwing motion stuck — and success soon followed.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jared Porter went from rising star to unemployed — literally overnight.
The United States Golf Association has picked Canebrake Club in Athens as a qualifier location for the U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall's Board of Governors on Monday approved a four-year contract for new coach Charles Huff that will pay him $755,500 annually, plus incentives.
This Week's Circulars
James Floyd Carroll, 77, of Anderson, Alabama, died Friday, March 5, 2021, in Florence, Alabama. There will be a 2 p.m. graveside service Monday at Pettusville Cemetery. No visitation is planned. Spry Funeral Home is directing.
Mrs. Evelyn Oceal King, born July 12, 1930, passed from this life on March 3, 2021, at the age of 90. The funeral service will be held noon Saturday, March 6, 2021, at Spry Funeral Home Chapel. Please note that the chapel doors will not open until noon. Dwight Ridinger and Joe Curtis will be…
Dennis Ray Cantrell, 57, of Athens, Alabama, died Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at Huntsville Hospital. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Isom's Chapel Cemetery. No visitation is planned. Spry Funeral Home in Athens is directing.
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