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There’s a real urge to take a light-hearted approach in this space today, it being April Fool’s Day and all. But times are weird enough as it is, especially in sports, without some smart aleck making things worse.

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Imagine being locked inside a bomb shelter for the last three weeks. Imagine walking out this past week to the world we know today, much less the sports world we know today.

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Arab boys coach Justin Jonus was thrilled after his team defeated Scottsboro in a nail-biter in the 5A, Area 15 Tournament at Guntersville last week (Feb. 4). He knew the win, regardless of what happened in the area tournament final three days later, gave his team the opportunity to accompli…

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After clearing one hurdle – simply getting to the Von Braun Center on Thursday – the Arab wrestling team cleared a few more obstacles on the first day of the AHSAA Class 1A-5A tournament en route – the Knights hope – to another state championship.

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It’s been a while since we’ve had a week of news and sports that rivaled what has happened in the last seven days (actually the last five days if you want to get technical.

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We’ve all seen stories such as the one Arab basketball fans witnessed Tuesday night. A kid who’s been in the background, who normally doesn’t play, gets a chance to participate in a real game in the sport he clearly loves so much, or else he wouldn’t be hanging around the local team with suc…

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Arab wrestling coach Michael Pruitt meant no disrepect to any team when he said this past Tuesday night that he felt like the Class 1A-5A Duals State Tournament had been decided the week before, when Arab rallied to win at Jasper with a last-match pin to advance to the North semifinals.

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With fans and teammates cheering on the “Karate Kid,” Arab’s Michael Myslinski pinned his opponent in the 154-pound weight class Friday night to clinch the 1A-5A State Duals championship for the Knights.

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In Marshall County Tournaments, seedings can be a tricky thing. The seeds are based on overall records, regardless of the competition, so it should be taken with a grain of salt that Arab Junior High’s seventh grade boys and eighth grade girls teams beat No. 1 seeds Thursday evening at DAR t…

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With the Knights already in a bit of a slump, things didn’t look so good going into Thursday night’s home game against Cullman. Already without the services of Darian Lusk, who is scheduled to have meniscus knee surgery next week, Blake Kelley broke his hand in practice Wednesday and didn’t …

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