Springville High School hosted St. Clair County, All-County, Middle School Basketball and Cheer Tournament on Jan. 18. Middle School teams from the county competed. The Springville 7th grade girls basketball team under team Captain, Kaylee Sue Martin, won the title of St. Clair County Champs…

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The regular football season is over for many local teams, but the Pell City 95 pound Youth Football team will be heading to the championship.

It was the battle of the Blue Devils last Thurday night, and the Blue Devils of Mortimer Jordan came away with a 41 - 0 shut out of the Moody Blue Devils. The win and a Center Point loss clinched the region title for Mortimer Jordan.

The Center Point Eagles were too much for the Blue Devils as they handed Moody a 44-10 loss for the last regular season home game at Bill Morris Stadium until next season.

A dramatic goal line stand by the Moody defense was the ending to what was a great battle between the Springville Tigers and Moody Blue Devils last Friday night.

John Hughes offers his insights and opinions on this week’s local high school football games.

The Moody Blue Devils made the trip up I-20 to Munford to take on the Lions and fell just short losing 20 - 7. Moody looks to put this loss behind them and get ready for county rival Springville and senior night this Friday.

John Hughes offers his insights and opinions on this week’s local high school football games. For more on this week’s games.

Terrance Moore’s 208 yards rushing and Joel McCormick’s 17 tackles help lead the Moody Blue Devils to a 41 - 20 blowout win over Shelby County last Friday Night.

The number two ranked and defending 5A State Champion Central Clay County Volunteers came into Moody and shut out the Blue Devils 34-0. Moody now focuses on Homecoming and a step out of region play with a visit from Shelby County.

The Moody Blue Devils takes a tough loss on the road in region play, losing at Sylacauga 36 - 6 last Friday night. The Blue Devils now have their mind focused on the defending 5A State Champion Central Clay County Volunteers tomorrow night.

Connor Rush and Terrence Moore combined for 433 yards rushing and three touchdowns in Moody’s 21 – 7 region win over St. Clair County. Moody now has their eyes set on a trip down highway 280 to face off against the Sylacauga Aggies.

The Moody Blue Devils season home opener did not go as planned thanks to a 43 – 13 loss to 5A power Etowah last Friday Night. The Blue Devils now have their eyes on archrival St. Clair County tomorrow night to open region play.

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High School football kicks off games this Friday. Get a preview of the upcoming season, see the schedules, and meet the players. 

The Moody Blue Devils ended their two weeks of spring practice with a road trip across the bridge to Leeds for a Spring Game. The Blue Devils left with a 25 – 0 shutout over the Green Wave.

Just last week, Victory’s softball team pulled the area championship title over Heritage Christian. After winning all regular season area games, it was a historical first hosting of the tournament for Victory Christian School.

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TALLADEGA, Ala. – It’s race week at Talladega Superspeedway, and the excitement is brewing for a motorsports tripleheader, featuring the GEICO 500 for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, the MoneyLion 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series event and the ARCA Menards Series’ General Tire 200. 

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The Pell City Board of Education recognized the Pell City High School wrestling team at their meeting last Tuesday.  The high school wrestling coach, Del Hufford told the board that this was their best turn out in eight years. The team went 25-9 to cap off their 2018-2019 season. Out of thos…

Crappie anglers from several states traveled to Logan Martin Lake in Riverside to participate in a Crappie USA (CUSA) event presented by Bass Pro Shops Cabela’s. Local and traveling anglers fished for cash, prizes, and an opportunity to compete at the 2019 CUSA Classic which will feature a g…

Crappie anglers from several states will travel to Lake Logan Martin to participate in a two-day Crappie USA (CUSA) Tournament Trail presented by Bass Pro Shops Cabela’s event on Feb. 16. Local and traveling anglers will be vying for cash, prizes, and an opportunity to compete at the 2019 CU…

Moody took on County rival Springville last Tuesday night.  The Tigers where a rude guest for the Blue Devils as they dominated Moody on the floor and on the scoreboard.  The two teams battled back and forth in the first quarter.  Moody outscored Springville 8 – 1 the rest of the quarter and…

The Moody Lady Blue Devils got their season started last Thursday night with a tough road trip across the bridge to Leeds to battle with the Lady Green Wave.

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LEEDS - Betty Ruth Bagwell, age 91, passed away Monday, January 13, 2020. She is survived by her daughter, Paula Bagwell McWhorter (Cliff); sisters, Agnes Folsom and Lavada Roper; grandchildren, Kim Schulte (Michael), Kelly Barnes (Chris), and Kasey Blair (Jamie); great grandchildren, Chase …

WACO, TX - On January 5, 2020 Hezkiah Travis "H.T." Layman passed away in Waco, Texas, at the age of 88. H. T. was born June 27, 1931 in Trussville, Alabama. After graduating from Odenville High School, he earned an engineering degree from The University of Alabama in 1953. He served in Kore…

Ashville - Mr. George Arthur Praytor, 68, of Ashville, Alabama passed away on December 21, 2019 in Huntsville. He is preceded in death by his first wife, Diane Echols Praytor; his parents, Johnnie and Hephie Praytor; and his brother, Buddy Praytor. He is survived by his wife, Nell Praytor; d…