The Arab varsity wrestling team went 3-0 in duals at Southside on Thursday to improve to 10-0 in duals this season.
About midway through his fabulous senior season, Arab quarterback Ross Reynolds was attracting statewide attention for the numbers he was putting up on nearly a weekly basis.
Wow. News is breaking in college football and major league baseball in recent days faster than I can keep up with it, so, let’s just stick with college football.
The Arab Junior Knights were four points away from a clean sweep over West Point on Monday night, with both seventh grade teams picking up easy wins.
The Knights were 4-1 in home games with Boaz last Friday. Then on Saturday, the Arab ninth grade team won the Fort Payne Invitational by defeating Southside 55-30 and Fort Payne 46-34.
Eight members of the Arab High School swim team competed in the 1A-5A division of the AHSAA Swimming and Diving Championships this past weekend at Auburn’s James E. Martin Aquatic Center.
The first Alabama high school wrestling rankings are out, and to no one’s surprise, Arab sits atop the Class 1A-5A heap, just ahead of defending state champion Moody (see the complete rankings on page 5).
Brindlee Mountain High School’s basketball teams had an up-and-down week. All by the junior varsity girls played at home against Randolph on Monday, then all the teams played at DAR on Tuesday.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Arab's teams had a little better luck against Douglas on Thursday night. See the story in Saturday's print edition of The Arab Tribune. Arab Junior High teams played this week, too. Read about them in Saturday's Tribune also.
Here are some Thanksgiving week odds and ends (most of them odd). Feel free to consume them or throw them out like 3-day-old leftovers…
There were ups and downs for the Arabian Knights last week in Thanksgiving holiday tournaments, but the junior varsity boys brought home a championship by winning every game. All the boys teams competed at Scottsboro, while the girls competed at the Beach Bash in Gulf Shores.
This is not going to make local Alabama fans happy. But in a spirit of fairness, I must make this argument in favor of Utah possibly getting the nod over the Crimson Tide in the college football playoffs, should it come down to that.
The Thanksgiving tournaments started good for the boys Monday at Scottsboro, but not so much for the girls at Gulf Shores.
Twelve members of the Arab High School swim team competed in the Class 1A-5A division of the AHSAA North Alabama Sectional Swim and Dive meet on Nov. 22-23 in Huntsville. All swimmers were trying to qualify for the AHSAA State Championship set for Dec. 6-7 at Auburn.
There’s a little more juice to the Iron Bowl – if that’s even possible – with Arizona State’s upset of Oregon on Saturday night.
It was a great night for the girls but a long night for the boys varsity team, which lost its third game in a row.
Arab wrestling coach Michael Pruitt has been blessed with a superior staff of coaches during his tenure as the team’s head coach.
When I was a kid, my friends and I had our favorite Alabama and Auburn football players, I assume much like kids today have their favorites.
After an exciting home opener before a huge crowd with Grissom on Friday, the Knights had a tough go of it hosting Buckhorn on Tuesday. But, there were positives.
The Arab varsity boys basketball team led at the end of every quarter, but Grissom wouldn’t go away, often pulling to within a point or two during the course of the game.
Arab seniors Will Hudson and Brooks Malone celebrated signing college scholarships Wednesday at the school’s new gym.
After losing its season opener at Randolph last Friday night, the Brindlee Mountain varsity boys basketball team won its home opener against Ider, 52-24, on Tuesday.
The Arabian Knights tipped off the high school basketball season on the road Tuesday by going 3-2 at Cullman before hosting Grissom last night (Friday).
The Arab cross country girls finished their season with a sixth-place finish at the 5A state meet Saturday morning with an average team time of 21:26.
Arab senior Natalie Hunt has been looking forward to her senior season of basketball for a long time. She put in the work and attended camps in the offseason and she was eager to continue her record-breaking career with the Lady Knights.
Just three years ago, Brindlee Mountain had seven players in its high school girls basketball program. Head coach Tony Mabrey had to dip into the middle school ranks just to field a varsity team.
It was an up-and-down week for the Arab Junior Knights, who picked up a couple of wins Tuesday night before losing all four games at Albertville on Thursday.
The Arab girls cross country team finished fourth in the Class 5A, Section 4 meet at Scottsboro on Friday morning and qualified for the 5A state meet Saturday at Oakville Indian Mounds Park at Oakville.
The Brindlee Mountain girls finished second in the 3A, Section 4 cross country meet at Scottsboro on Friday morning to qualify for Saturday’s 3A State Meet at Oakville Indian Mounds Park at Oakville.
Brindlee Mountain’s home finale against DAR was marred for both teams Friday when a member of the DAR team was killed earlier in the day as he was driving to school.
The Arab Junior Knights basketball teams opened their seasons Thursday night with a clean sweep, in preparation for a big matchup with Scottsboro on Tuesday.
An in-race scratch prevented the Brindlee Mountain varsity girls cross country team from posting a team total in the Marshall County Meet Thursday at Arab.