The Arab swim team placed third overall in the Wildcat Invitational at Scottsboro on Thursday.
Individually, Kayleigh King (200-yard freestyle and 500 freestyle), Sarah Beth Sularin (50 freestyle, 100 freestyle) and Heath Isom (50 freestyle) all had first-place finishes.
Julia Scott (200 freestyle), Kate Collins (100 breasstroke) and Isom (100 freestyle) had second-place finishes. Hannah McMahan finished third in the 50 freestyle.
The girls’ 200 and 400 freestyle relay teams took first place. The boys’ 400 freestyle relay team took third place in the 400 freestyle and qualified for the state.
• Arab QB Ross Reynolds was named “WHNT News 19 Player of the Week” after his performance last Friday against Ardmore. Reynolds was 13 of 18 passing for 210 yards and three touchdowns and he also had five carries for 36 yards and two more TDs.
• Speaking of Arab football, three Knights joined us for the Fun 92.7 Coaches Breakfast on Friday morning. Kent Tyler, Blake Brown and Taylor Ferguson enjoyed breakfast at the Huddle House, then left when coach Lee Ozmint exited.
• Just for fun, here are analyst Lee Sterling’s picks for today: Auburbn 28, Texas A&M 27;
Florida 27, Tennessee 20; Georgia 34, Notre Dame 27; and Alabama 48, Southern Miss 14.
• You are going to see something Sunday in the NFL you have not seen since Week 5 of the 1987 season.
There are two games with 20-point spreads: New England -22 vs. the Jets and Dallas -21.5 against Miami.
The upshot is, 1987 was a strike season with replacement players. The last time there were two 20-point lines involving real players was 1977.