September 29, 2016 RSS feed / Sports

Bulldogs rally past Leroy Bears

The Clarke County Bulldogs fought back and then held off a late rally to beat the Bears from Leroy 34-33 last Friday night in the 65th meeting between the two schools.  “We saw that we can respond to adversity,” Head Coach Chris Youn More...

Mad hatter gone but not for long

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So LSU finally decided to officially pull the plug on Les Miles as the head football coach.  The much loved coach was almost let go during the season last year, but somehow the Mad Hatter, as he is called, found a way to hold on after the fans r More...

100 years of football

Clarke County football turns 100 this year. Jackson and Thomasville played the first recorded game in the county on Nov. 16, 1916. Democrat Sports Editor Ross Wood detailed the 100 years at Sunday’s Clarke County Historical Society meeting. More...

Big plays from TA doom CPS Gators in non-region loss

The Clarke Prep School Gators suffered a tough 27- 6 road loss at Tuscaloosa Academy last Friday night.  The Class AAA Knights scored using big plays with a 60-yard run, 63-yard pass, 43-yard run and 72-yard run.  More...

JHS takes advantage of THS miscues

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity football team lost its first game of the season Sept. 23 47-26 against the Jackson High Aggies at D.F. Anderson Field. More...

JA Eagles overcome slow h’coming start

Jackson Academy fell into a familiar trap for homecoming teams Friday night but came together in the second half to score a 48-18 victory against Lighthouse Christian. More...

Castille to speak at SCHS

Students from throughout the region will be gathering in the football stadium at Southern Choctaw High School on October 5 for an event that will feature one of the most well-known athletes in the state’s history.  Former University of Ala More...