In a much tougher than the score would indicate contest, Arab’s varsity boys basketball team pushed its record to 4-0 Monday night with a 61-38 win at Brewer. (Arab improved to 5-0 Tuesday night).
The Arab boys varsity basketball team picked up its second consecutive Holly Pond Thanksgiving Tournament championship last Wednesday, defeating the host team 45-35 in a low-scoring game that left everyone drained, including the coach.
The Brindlee Mountain varsity girls’ basketball team is off to a slow start, losing its first five games, the latest be-ing a respectable 48-35 defeat at Asbury on Tuesday night.
The Lady Lions, from left: Devon Murray, Abbey Mooneyham, Katrina Potter, Karlie Westbrook, Autumn Aber-nathy, Kaylie Mashburn, Maggie Roberson, Amber Riggs and Alli Persle.
The Arab boys varsity team ran its record to 5-0 to open the season with a win at home against Southside on Tuesday. All four Arab teams that played won. The ninth grade boys did not play.
Former Alabama football standout Jalston Fowler will be in Arab on Saturday for a free autograph signing at Bottoms Up Sports Bar & Grill during the Auburn-Alabama game.
More than 10 members of the Arab football team, including five on varsity, had to rebound quickly from Friday night’s emotional loss to Pleasant Grove in the 5A playoffs to play in the Knights basketball team’s season-opener at Holly Pond on Monday night.
The eighth grade boys and girls picked up wins at home against Boaz last Thursday, and the girls continued their winning ways at Supreme Courts on Saturday.
George Stone’s first Alabama-Auburn game was memorable for more reasons than the obvious.
There were hugs and tears and cheers at a classic high school football game last Friday night at Pleasant Grove.
Brindlee Mountain High School’s basketball teams found out last Thursday that Fyffe has some pretty good roundballers, too.
A good, competitive practice last Wednesday turned into a pair of wins for the Brindlee Mountain Middle School eighth grade basketball team.
It was a long night for the Arab Junior High boys basketball teams last Thursday, but it was a good night for the girls. The Jr. Knights have had a few days off since to prepare for tonight’s (Thursday) home game with Boaz.
One thing that’s known for certain right now: Arab High School basketball teams will not open their seasons Friday at home against Priceville as originally scheduled.
The Arab High School boys basketball team won’t tip off its season on Friday as scheduled, and head coach Brandon Crews is just fine with that.
Logan Cranford’s story is pretty remarkable by any standard. Born with club feet and other health issues, the young man spent most of his early years wearing braces and/or casts on his lower legs. He had numerous surgeries, and not just on his ankles and feet.
In a game full of big plays, Arab made more of them, and now the Knights are in uncharted territory, playing Friday night in the third round of the 5A state playoffs at No. 3 Pleasant Grove.
While the high schoolers are just now starting up, middle school basketball teams are well underway with their seasons.
The Brindlee Mountain High School varsity boys basketball team won its season opener at Woodville on Tuesday night, 53-49.
Overall, the Junior Knights coaches feel good about the progress of their teams but there’s still a lot of work to do and in some cases, some sickness to get over.
It wasn’t easy at times, but through sheer force of will by its players and coaches, the Brewer football team made great strides as a program in 2022.
Arab’s offense came alive at an opportune time and the defense played its typically salty game as the Knights shattered any kind of ceiling that was ever placed over any football team in program history.
The playoff road gets more treacherous as you advance as both Arab and Moody figure to find out Friday night.
Brindlee Mountain played DAR last Thursday night to kick off the middle school basketball season.
The Arab Junior Knights boys teams are struggling as the season begins,
It would be a shame if the 2022 Arab High School volleyball team is remembered for what it didn’t do.
Two players from Arab – offensive lineman John David Hall and defensive lineman Will Caneer – have been selected to play for the North team in the 64th AHSAA North-South All-Star Football Game. Rosters were announced Tuesday.
Thanks to some clever scheduling by head coach Lee Ozmint, Arab’s football team was able to rest up and begin preparing last week for its first-round playoff game Friday.
Brindlee Mountain’s volleyball team didn’t have lofty expectations entering its 3A North Super Regional first-round match against Ohatchee last Wednesday morning.
Arab’s Drake Franklin punched Hazel Green’s defense in the midsection in the first half, and that opened the field for quarterback Aidan Cox in the second half, and Cox took full advantage as the Knights beat 6A Hazel Green 49-21 in a game between teams that had playoff berths wrapped up bef…
The Arab volleyball team faced little resistance in the early rounds of the 5A, North Super Regional at Von Braun Center last week.
Arab’s volleyball team tried three times to knock off Westminster Christian late in the season, and three times the No. 1 5A team in the state fought off the Lady Knights’ courageous charges.
Arab’s football team, now ranked eighth in Class 5A after its championships-clinching 34-20 win over Guntersville, still has one game left in the regular season.
The Arab Junior High girls, paced by Nora Cooper, Sophia Aldridge and Rylee Taylor’s 1-2-3 finish, captured the Marshall County cross country title Tuesday at Albertville.
Editor's note: Arab won its first-round game against Pleasant Grove on Wednesday morning and was set to play Alexandria at 3:30 Wednesday afternoon with a state playoff berth on the line.
Running back Drake Franklin overcame an early miscue and went on to run for 160 yards and two touchdowns on 28 carries as Arab defeated archrival Guntersville 34-20 Friday night to capture its first region title since 1993. It also was Arab’s first win over Guntersville since 2012.
Any concerns Arab fans had about the availability of quarterback Aidan Cox for Friday night’s game against Guntersville were put to rest last Friday night at Boaz.
Arab players heeded their coaches’ words to the very end.
Overall, Monday night’s tripleheader at the Sportsplex was a good night for Arab football fans, with the exception of the seventh grade team.
Everything seems to be going the Lady Knights way as the 2022 high school volleyball season winds its way to postseason play next week.
Arab’s football team is about one week away from playing perhaps the school’s biggest game in a decade.
Brindlee Mountain coach Elizabeth Martin liked the way her team started the Marshall County Tournament on Tuesday, she just didn’t like the way it finished.
Delayed for about an hour due to a mixup in scheduling officials, the Knights had a mixed bag of results Tuesday night.
Fort Payne dominated the first half and Arab took over in the second half but the Knights’ JV team fell one point short Monday night.
Brindlee Mountain’s quest for that elusive third win continues this week, but the sledding gets tougher for head coach Keith Garner’s Lions.
Like half the teams in the state, Brewer’s players and coaches are saying this week, at least it wasn’t a region game.
Fort Payne ended Arab’s five-game winning streak to begin the season last Friday, defeating the Knights 21-0.
The Arab volleyball team turned a very good week into a great one Tuesday, winning the Marshall County Tournament for the second consecutive year in dominating fashion.
Brindlee Mountain’s varsity volleyball team won three matches and lost three matches at the Hanceville Invitational volleyball match on Saturday.
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