The Brindlee Mountain volleyball team won a five-set thriller against Holly Pond in the 3A, Area 13 Tournament at Susan Moore on Thursday to advance to this week’s North Super Regional at Huntsville.
New Arab girls coach Brad Kitchens also welcomed half of his varsity players to their first practice on Monday, but he was just happy to be there.
New Arab varsity boys coach Brandon Crews formally opened preseason practice on Monday with about half of the high school program’s 30 players involved.
The Arab volleyball team’s perfect run through 6A, Area 15 came to an end Saturday, but that was a minor speed bump for the Lady Knights in winning the area tournament title.
Brindlee Mountain’s varsity volleyball team prepped for the 3A, Area 13 Tournament by competing in a tournament Saturday at Supreme Courts in Warrenton.
The reward for the Arab varsity volleyball team for winning the Marshall County Tournament and the 6A, Area 15 regular season championship was a tune-up road trip to the coast for the long Columbus Day weekend.
Just last week, after Brewer lost to Lee-Huntsville 48-28 the week before, Patriots head coach Matt Plunkett said his team was making progress despite its 0-7 record.
Logan Alldredge had three long touchdown runs in the second half as the Arab Junior Varsity football team ended its season on a winning note Monday, defeating Boaz 38-27.
A Brindlee Mountain assistant football coach has been fired by Marshall County Schools after an incident involving a player on his own team during the Lions’ game at Sumiton Christian on Sept. 24.
Arab coach Lee Ozmint wasn’t apologizing for an “ugly” win last Friday night against Pell City. Instead, he was empathizing with his players and coaches.
The final sign-up for Brindlee Mountain Park and Recreation basketball and cheer is set for Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Brindlee Mountain Elementary School gym (Grassy).
The Tennessee River Coon Hunters Association will hold a special benefit meat shoot beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday at 167 Fields Road in Lacey’s Spring.
Arab’s opening drive against Brewer stalled at the visitors’ 9 on an interception by Brett Parker. But, Grant Bagwell and others were able to sack the Patriots’ quarterback for a safety on third down and the Knights’ JV team was off to the races in a 40-0 win Monday night.
The Brindlee Mountain varsity volleyball team started out hot in the Marshall County Tournament at Boaz on Tuesday but a blown lead in its third match seemed to stop its momentum.
There was a lot of whooping and hollering at Arab’s home volleyball matches Monday night, especially the first one. The players did a lot of celebrating on the court, and a modest but raucous student section had a big time cheering on the Lady Knights, who swept Scottsboro to virtually clinc…
It was just what everybody needed on Arab’s side. Scoring just 13 seconds into the game, the Knights took a commanding 35-0 lead before halftime and coasted to the kind of Homecoming win every coach, player and fan dreams of, finally putting down local rival Brewer 49-13 last Friday night.
Guntersville used big plays and a late stand on defense to edge Arab’s eighth grade team in a see-saw battle that went down to the wire.
It was just one series in a lopsided football game, but it was enough to give Brindlee Mountain head coach Keith Garner a glimmer of hope.
Scottsboro scored with 31 seconds remaining in the third quarter to cut Arab’s lead to 28-22, but the JV Knights didn’t let up and continued getting big plays to get a 36-22 win at home Monday night.
The Arab boys finished fourth and the girls fifth in the Albertville Invitational swim meet on Saturday – respectable finishes for a pair of young teams looking to find their footing.
Blake Westbrook made two interceptions and hauled in a 37-yard pass from QB Ian Garner for Brindlee Mountain’s lone score in a 44-6 loss to 3A, Region 7 foe Collinsville last Friday.
Brindlee Mountain’s varsity volleyball team, playing catch-up in another COVID-impacted season, won one of two matches Tuesday to improve to 4-2 overall, but it was the loss that really hurt the Lady Lions.
Things are not back to normal with the Brindlee Mountain High School football team but they’ve at least stabilized, and head coach Keith Garner on Tuesday fully expected to play Friday’s game at Collinsville.
The red-hot start for Buckhorn’s football team under first-year head coach Matt Patterson is attracting a good bit of attention already.
Costly penalties early and one huge turnover just before halftime dashed the high hopes Arab’s players had of ending a losing streak to rival Guntersville that dates back to 2013.
Matthew Plunkett’s Brewer coaching debut didn’t go as he’d hoped but he was far from deflated following the Patriots’ season-opening 12-7 loss at home to Danville last Friday night.
Arab opens its season tonight against Albertville, and it’ll be facing a team that figures to be more focused this time around than it was a year ago, for multiple reasons, not the least of which is revenge.
Youth football in the area will get off to a big start Saturday when Brindlee Mountain will host a jamboree consisting of four North Alabama Youth Football programs.
For the second year in a row, three Albertville-based radio stations hosted a Marshall County Football Media Day recently at the new Sand Mountain Park & Amphitheater.
New Arab volleyball coach Amy Hudson thinks her team has everything it takes to be good this season – maybe even better than good.
It’s been a tough assignment for players and coaches this week, and that might be just what the Arab football team needs before it begins preparation for its season opener at home a week from today.