It was an unexpected but pleasant surprise to learn this week that an old friend of mine, Keith Dunnavant, will be speaking at the Arab Rotary Club’s meeting on Tuesday. I’ve known Keith since the 1980s. I have written stories for him and I assisted him while he was researching what became t…
Arab girls basketball coach Jessica Thompson doesn’t have the luxury of 10 seniors returning, as her boys team counterpart Justin Jonus has, but she’s excited to have four seniors back who were either starters or co-starters a season ago.
The last thing Arab coaches want to read this morning is how great a game their kids played last Friday night in a 56-42 Region 8 loss at Scottsboro.
In case you missed it – and from what I heard about the crowd, most of you did – Guntersville whipped Brewer 37-7 Thursday night at Guntersville.
Even though they fell out of the 5A state volleyball Top 10 this week, the Arab Lady Knights still had a very productive fall break.
Several minutes after Arab defeated East Limestone at home Friday night, Arab’s football players (sans pads), rushed the field from their dressing room and “attacked” head coach Lee Ozmint on the field.
Anna Katherine Griggs was at it again last weekend for the UNA volleyball team, playing on the road against Florida Gulf Coast (FGCU) on Sept. 27 and against New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) on Sept. 29, the former Arab star had nine kills and 13 blocks.
Arab’s eighth grade Junior Knights seem to have something going for them in the third quarter. But, coach Jason Guger is looking for the team to have more of a presence in the other three quarters as well.
Aidan Cox threw two touchdown passes to lead the Knights’ junior varsity over DAR 14-7 on Monday night, but Brodie Cash played a huge role defensively to preserve the win and the team’s undefeated season (5-0).
Cherokee Ridge Country Club has been without a on-site golf course superintendent for more than a year, but that changed in mid-August when Walker Bryant was brought on board.
The seventh grade Junior Knights held on for another victory Tuesday night while the eighth grade fell in a hard-fought loss that was much closer than the score indicates.
I try to be objective in my job, but it’s no secret I have two degrees from the University of Alabana, the second coming solely because I wanted to stay one more year to be the sports editor of the campus newspaper so I could cover Paul “Bear” Bryant winning his then-record 315th career game.
First-year Arab head volleyball coach Jamiee Moran couldn’t be too disappointed with her varsity squad for finishing runner-up in Saturday’s Marshall County Tournament at Arab’s new gym.
Brindlee Mountain’s varsity volleyball team split a pair of matches Thursday while the JV team won twice as both teams eye the Marshall County Tournament, which is today at Arab.
The coaching staff at Arab Junior High School felt good about both football teams after splitting with Scottsboro on Tuesday. While the eighth grade team lost on the scoreboard, the team is continuing to show improvement.
One week after seemingly damaging their playoff hopes with a bitter loss at Brewer, the Arab Knights this week find themselves right in the thick of the Class 5A, Region 8 race.
I can’t go as far to call it tragic, but I was deeply saddened to wake up Friday morning and read Archie Anderson’s social media post about Drew Puccio suffering a broken leg in the Arab seventh grade team’s game at West End on Thursday (the eighth grade team didn’t play).
Quarterback Drew Puccio had two great games going into Thursday night’s contest at West Point. He picked up an even 100 yards against Fort Payne and rushed for 153 yards with four touchdowns and passed for another at Albertville.
One final point regarding last week’s Arab-West Point game that got lost in the madness of the big comeback was the Knights’ 200 percent improvement in clock management.
After an undefeated start to the season, the Arab varsity volleyball team went 5-3 last week then split a pair of matches Tuesday to move to 14-4 on the season. Yet, the Lady Knights remained at No. 7 in the Class 5A poll released Thursday.
Football season has just started but the Arab Parks & Recreation Department will be gearing up for basketball this coming week.
Brindlee Mountain cross country coach Evan Lemons put his runners’ performances in the season-opening Pisgah Invitational last season in perspective.
The Arab Junior Knights split with Fort Payne Thursday night, with the eighth grade team falling to the Wildcats 20-6 while the seventh grade picked up a 22-20 win.
As I was riding home from Boaz on Friday night, I was thinking to myself, if Arab’s first football game of the season could be compared to a movie, would it be the “Wizard of Oz” or “A Star is Born?”
High School football officially kicked off in Marshall County Friday night with several regular season games, one of which was played atop Brindlee Mountain.
Arab head coach Lee Ozmint stressed over and over to his players leading up to last Friday night’s season opener at Boaz that he and his staff would not judge them by the numbers on the scoreboard at the end of the game.
Arab’s eighth grade Jr. Knights were held scoreless and the seventh grade managed only one score, but coach Jason Guger left the field encouraged by his teams’ progress after Thursday night’s jamboree with Meridianville and Locust Fork at The Pit.