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It was a clean sweep in the 1A Area 15 tournament for the Lindsay Lane Lions volleyball team Tuesday. LLCA defeated Oakwood 3-0 followed by a 3-1 victory over Decatur Heritage 3-1.

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Brett Beckworth, a senior for the West Limestone Wildcats football team, earned an AHSAA spotlight Tuesday afternoon.

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Brett Beckworth, a senior for the West Limestone Wildcats football team, earned an AHSAA spotlight Tuesday afternoon.

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The Athens Bible Trojans volleyball team went 2-1 this past week with wins over Falkville and Oakwood followed by a 3-1 loss to Ardmore.

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Four lead changes in the fourth quarter, the last one coming on a late touchdown by Athens with under six minutes remaining in the game led to a 27-24 victory for the Golden Eagles over the Buckhorn Bucks Friday night at Athens Stadium.

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The Lindsay Lane Lions volleyball team continued to roll, winning 18 of their last 19 matches, including Thursday's wins over Central-Florence 2-0 and Elkmont 2-1. LLCA currently holds an overall record of 29-11.

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A United States Specialty Sports Association softball tournament will be held at the Florence Sportsplex to honor fallen Sheffield police officer Nick Risner. All the proceeds from the tournament will be provided to the Risner family.

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Registration has begun for the 2022 Huntsville Championship Volunteer Program. According to the press release received by The News Courier, the event looking for around 500 volunteers to fill various spots and committees for the tournament held April 25-May 1, 2022.

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Bo Nix ducked, dodged and danced away from pressure until he wore LSU out and left the field celebrating Auburn's first triumph in Death Valley in more than two decades.

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Athens senior softball players Emily and Katie Simon are sisters and will be continuing their academic and athletic careers together on the softball field in college at Auburn University at Montgomery.

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A strong run game and a dominant defense led the Tanner Rattlers to a 48-12 win over the Whitesburg Christian Warriors Friday night at Tanner High School. The Rattlers record now moves to 5-2 on the season and 4-0 in 2A Region 7.

Lindsay Lane Christian Lions senior volleyball player Lindsey Holland committed to continue her academic and athletic career at Huntington College in Montgomery.

A high-powered offense by the Ardmore Tigers, including seven total rushing touchdowns in the game by the Tigers offense, led the way to a 55-27 victory over the Clements Colts Friday night on Cooper Field at Ardmore High School.

The Rocket City Trash Pandas led all of Double-A throughout the season in attendance with an average of 5,726 per each home game at Toyota Field. That ranks 10th all-time in Minor League Baseball history, according to a release from Rocket City.

Athens baseball added the fifth commitment of its 2022 class Tuesday afternoon when first baseman Sam Sandy announced his commitment on social media to continue his academic and athletic career at Bevill State College in Fayette.

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The Athens Bible Trojans volleyball team swept the competition last week with wins over Whitesburg Christian Academy and Falkville.

Lindsay Lane Christian Lions senior baseball player Sam Hogue committed to Wallace State-Hanceville to continue to his athletic and academic career. He announced his commitment on social media.

A dominant first half on each side of the ball by the East Limestone Indians led the way to a 49-7 victory Friday night over the Brewer Patriots on Cavnar Field at East Limestone High School. East has now won three games in a row and hold an overall record of 3-1 and 3-0 in 5A Region 8.

Rocket City Trash Pandas starting pitcher Christopher Molina pitched a gem in Wednesday's 4-0 victory over the Pensacola Blue Wahoos, throwing eight scoreless innings.

A ninth-inning home run by Pensacola Blue Wahoos shortstop Demetrius Sims proved to the difference, defeating the Rocket City Trash Pandas 3-2 Tuesday night at Toyota Field.

Last weekend's college football games were awesome. Do I say that mainly because the Oregon Ducks defeated the Ohio State Buckeyes 35-28? Yes, yes I do. But there were some other exciting, close games. Notre Dame barely got by Toledo 32-29. I'm a Bowling Green State University alum, and we a…

It was a big week for volleyball matches for the Athens Bible Trojans, playing three matches in two days this past week.

Athens senior Jack Tregoning has always been a football player, a pretty good one at that. Last season in his junior year, he earned All-State second team honors after he recorded a total of 143 tackles and had 24 tackles in one game against James Clemens. But Tregoning is much more than that.

The Rocket City Trash Pandas suffered their seventh loss in a row Sunday night, falling to the Birmingham Barons 9-2 at Regions Field. This was the final road trip for the Trash Pandas of 2021 season.

The Athens Golden Eagles volleyball defeated the Lindsay Lane Christian Lions 3-1 in four sets Tuesday night at Athens High School.

Despite putting runners in scoring position throughout the game, the Rocket City Trash Pandas couldn't score any runs in their 3-0 loss Tuesday night to the Birmingham Barons at Toyota Field.

Athens Golden Eagles senior infielder Connor Beck committed to Bevill State Community College in Fayette over the weekend to continue playing baseball at the next level. He announced his commitment on social media.

The Athens State University Alumni Golf Classic is scheduled to be held at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 23 at Canebrake Club. Check-in begins at 10:30 a.m.. Lunch will be provided, with dinner being provided from Greenbrier following the event.

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Southeastern Conference officials are trying to get back to normal on football game days, with stadiums filled with fans and grills being fired up outside, even in a portion of the country where the states have among the lowest COVID-19 vaccination rates.

Athens' football game scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday against the Columbia Eagles has been canceled. Columbia canceled the game Monday morning, and Athens City Schools announced the cancellation on its Facebook page.

A near-perfect game by Rocket City Trash Pandas starting pitcher Jansen Junk led his team to a 4-3 win over the Biloxi Shuckers Friday night at MGM Park.

An opening-drive touchdown by the Athens Golden Eagles was all they could muster in their 47-7 loss to the James Clemens Jets Friday night at Madison City Stadium.

After getting shutout the previous night, the Rocket City Trash Pandas again struggled on offense, losing 6-2 to the Biloxi Shuckers Thursday night at MGM Park.

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