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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.

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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.


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.


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. 


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.

The Moody Blue Devils and the Leeds Green Wave renewed the basketball rivalry in Leeds last Thursday night with Moody coming away with a big road win 62 – 52.

Pell City High School Senior Anna Knepper has been playing tennis for five years and that hard work got the notice of Coach Tony Franklin of Wallace State.

The Moody Jr. High School football team capped off an undefeated season last week with a big 36 – 14 win over the John Carrol Cavaliers last night.  Touchdown passes from AJ Wallace and touchdowns from Davion Dozier, and Anthony Clay, plus strong running from Colby Seymore and Jailel Green h…


A fire at the St. Clair County High School concession stand is under investigation. The fire started Friday morning. Friday night’s game against Munford was moved to Moody. 

The Moody Blue Devils losing streak continues as they fall short on the road at rival Springville 23 – 14.  It was Springville’s first win in the series in quite a few years.

The Munford Lions defeated Moody with a 21-7 win Friday night. Moody falls to 1 – 5(1 – 3).  Moody faces rival Springville tonight.


TALLADEGA, Ala. – With his win at Dover on Sunday, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Chase Elliott not only secured his second victory of the season, but he also punched his ticket to the Round of 8 in the NASCAR Playoffs. Even though Elliott doesn’t have to worry about the unpredictab…

This Week's Circulars


RAGLAND - Mr. Harold G. Burnham, Sr., age 86, passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2019. He is preceded in death by his wife, Delaine Burnham and son, Harold Burnham, Jr. He is survived by two sons, David (Lavenia) Burnham and Robert Burnham; two daughters, Nancy (Gary) Crow and Teresa (Allen) …

PELL CITY - William "Van" Davis passed away on September 4, 2019 in Pell City, Alabama. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. in The Beacon of First United Methodist Church in Pell City. The funeral service will take place on Septemb…

Funeral serivce for Mr. Glover Cook, Jr. will be Saturday, September 7, 2019 at the Overcoming Church, Ashville, AL at 1 p.m with Eulogist, District Elder Edward Lane. Public visitation will be Friday, September 6, 2019 from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Internment will follow in the Alabama National Cem…