NOTE: Fort Payne defeated Scottsboro in the first game of their area series on Tuesday. The teams play twice at Scottsboro on Thursday.
Brindlee Mountain banged out eight hits but its defense helped DAR score four times in the fifth, and that was the difference in a 6-2 loss at its Marshall County rival on Tuesday.
The Arab varsity boys and girls soccer teams split a pair of Area 15 matches this week, with the boys beating Scottsboro 4-0 Monday night before losing Tuesday night at Fort Payne, 7-2.
Arab Riptide coach Richard Moser has released his team’s schedule for the summer, and it includes a home date for the Marshall County Meet on June 26.
The surging Arab girls tennis team put it all together Tuesday at Fort Payne, winning the Section 8 Tournament to advance to the state tournament.
Lance Whitaker and Jeremy Briscoe, both from Aldridge Gap Road, have been fishing together for many years, winning several tournaments throughout. This past weekend was a big win for them – winning the Alabama Bass Trail tournament in Decatur.
Brindlee Mountain’s high school softball team edged 3A, Area 13 opponent J.B. Pennington 10-9 in extra innings at Blountsville last Friday to even its area record at 1-1.
It’s hard to imagine a baseball team with a 19-3 record having a disappointing end to its season, but that’s exactly what happened to the Arab Junior High Knights last week.
The Arab girls finished first and the boys finished third in the 12-team Bob Jones Invitational track meet Saturday at Madison.
Arab’s surging girls tennis team beat Buckhorn 7-2 Monday to finish Section 8 play 4-0. The boys team also defeated Buckhorn 5-4 to finish 3-1 in sectional play.
Arab wrestler and state champion Caleb Roe has continued his successful 2020-21 season by finishing sixth in the 170-pound weight class in the prestigious USA Wrestling Nationals held at Coralville, Iowa, on March 25-27.
An offensive power outage hurt the Arab baseball team last week and it pretty much continued Tuesday when it really counted against 6A, Area 15 opponent Fort Payne.
The Arab Junior High softball team played its final game of the season last Friday at home and it was a doozey. Cullman finally prevailed 16-14 but not before both teams grabbed leads and lost them.
After essentially a lost season for most non-professional baseball teams in 2020 – and a very lost season for him individually – former Arab baseball standout Drew Hudson has bounced back in a huge way for the University of North Alabama this year.
After losing an Area 15 tiebreaker game at home in disappointing fashion on Friday, the Arab baseball team picked a great time to play one of its best games of the season Saturday against Priceville.
Arab Junior High student Maddie Nunley, who competes on the Arab High School swim team, swims year round, and this year has been no exception.
Wet weather dogged the Arab baseball team during its annual spring break tour of top-notch Tennessee teams last week, and things didn’t change much when they got back into town.
Three Arab swimmers competed with the highly competitive Cullman Swim Association this past winter season (September through February), and all three cut significant time off of their events heading into the summer season with the Arab Swim Team.
Both the Arab boys and girls golf teams have tremendous talent for the 2021 season, but both teams need to improve their depth as they compete against Class 6A teams.
Arab’s baseball team ran off three straight wins over the past week before Albertville stopped the streak Tuesday night with a 5-0 win at Arab City Park.
The Arab Junior High girls softball team entered play last week with a .500 record. After splitting two games against Guntersville last Thursday and splitting four games in the Fort Payne Tournament over the weekend, the team still had a break-even record going into this week’s games.
After a couple of weeks of ice and rain, the weather was so nice and sunny at Arab City Park on Saturday morning, it was hard not to think about Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks.
Soccer is easier to play in the rain than most outside sports, but Arab teams still had trouble fitting in matches between the ice and storms of the last two weeks.
Arab’s baseball players were having a good night at the office last Thursday against Boaz. For the most part, things were on cruise control as the Knights built up an 8-1 lead going into the seventh and final inning.
After winning their home opener Friday and then losing twice at home on Saturday, the Knights bounced back with an almost too easy five-inning win at Boaz on Tuesday.
The Brindlee Mountain boys at Winfield Class 3A playoff game, originally scheduled for last Tuesday, was postponed twice before it was finally played on Friday.
Go back in time 12 months, before most people even heard of this thing called COVID-19. Arab’s wrestling team last February won its eighth traditional state tournament title and 11th overall with the help of individual title winners Cabe Dunn and Jacob Holland and four other finalists.
With all the shuffling of games and times and sites this weekend because of weather issues, Arab’s varsity baseball team ended up being the only set of Knights to actually play on opening weekend, on the road instead of home and at 3 p.m. Saturday instead of 2.
Don’t look now but it’s almost baseball time in these parts, and a recent schedule change has potentially moved the start of Arab’s season even closer
It came down to offensive rebounding prowess by Holly Pond’s girls and a little bad luck on the part of Brindlee Mountain in the semifinals of the Class 3A, Area 13 Tournament on Monday.
The Knights weren’t out of it right away, down 13-7 after a quarter, but this game belonged to Buckhorn, which advanced to Friday’s 6A, Area 15 Tournament final with a 60-32 win over Arab Tuesday night.
The Brindlee Mountain boys are headed to the 3A, Area 13 Tournament final tomorrow night, and a big reason is the clutch free throw shooting in the fourth quarter by junior Taylor King, who sank eight straight foul shots to help the Lions subdue a scrappy Holly Pond team 57-52 in the area se…
Arab indoor track coach Waid Harbison feels strongly his girls team is one of the best 6A squads in the state. It has been ranked in the top 10 all season, and with the big event coming up this weekend in Birmingham, hopes were high for a strong finish.
On a night when Brindlee Mountain’s seniors were honored, the varsity boys team had its best first half of the season and went on to defeat Valley Head 73-48 on Tuesday night.