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Lady Bulldogs falls in Class 2A regionals

Clarke County’s softball team lost its first two games to get eliminated from the Class 2A South Regional last week in Gulf Shores. The Bulldogs (13-22), making their first trip to the South Regional since 2019, lost to Zion Chapel 6-3 in the opener and Samson 8-3 in the loser’s bracket. “Life is about relationships and experiences,” CCHS coach Russell... READ MORE >

Lady Bulldogs advance to regionals

Clarke County staged a seven-run comeback to defeat Washington County 9-7 for the runner up spot in the 2A Area 1 tournament and earn a berth in the South Regional this week. “Wow, what a day,” Bulldogs coach Russell Wright said. “I’m really proud of how we fought back and achieved our goal of making the regionals. It was so... READ MORE >

Lady Bulldogs prep for playoffs

Clarke County’s softball team picked up some momentum before the 2A Area 1 tournament by knocking off Flomaton 10-6 in their last home game of the season. Freshman Kayden Lambert hit a two-run home run in the third inning and added an RBI hit in the first to spark the Bulldogs (11-18, 2-4). CCHS expanded its lead in the second... READ MORE >

CCHS rally falls short with Blacksher

J.U. Blacksher withstood a late Clarke County rally to beat the Bulldogs 15-8 on April 18 in Grove Hill to earn a share of the 2A Area 1 regular season area title. Blacksher (16-13, 5-1) led 12-0 before CCHS (10-17, 2-4) got on the board in the bottom of the third when Kelsen- Ann Davis scored on an error. Shadrika... READ MORE >

Bulldogs close out 2024 baseball slate

Dalante Moore had four hits and drove in a pair of runs to lead Jackson to a 19-3 romp over Clarke County in Grove Hill on April 16 to close the season for both teams. The Aggies (10-13) piled up 16 hits and put the game away with a nine-run fourth inning. Jay Morris had two hits and three RBIs,... READ MORE >

Area loss eliminates CCHS from playoffs

Clarke County fell out of contention for the Class 2A playoffs after getting swept by Washington County April 11 and 12. CCHS (3-14, 0-5 2A Area 2) closes its season on April 16 with a 1 p.m. game against Jackson in Grove Hill. WCHS hosts Luverne in the opening round of the playoffs Friday. WCHS 15, CCHS 0 Landon Dearmon... READ MORE >

Lady Bulldogs drops games with Fruitdale, ECHS

Clarke County dropped three games last week by a combined five runs. The Bulldogs (10-16, 2-3 2A Area 1) got swept by 1A Fruitdale 6-5 and 2-0 and fell to Washington County 5-3.  Fruitdale 6-2, CCHS 5-0 Trailing 5-1, the Pirates scored five runs in the top of the fourth to defeat the Bulldogs in the opener. Elizabeth Robbins... READ MORE >

Lady Bulldogs drop games to Jackson, J.U. Blacksher

Clarke County lost a pair of games last week after returning from spring break, falling to Jackson 16-1 and J.U. Blacksher 12-3. The Bulldogs are 10-13 overall and 2-2 in 2A Area 1.  Jackson 16, CCHS 1 On April 4, Kelsen-Ann Davis drove in the Bulldogs’ only run and Jakylah Jackson, Catherine White and Brooke Massey added hits. Massey... READ MORE >

Roberts’ triple sparks CCHS over Marengo

Clarke County picked up a double-digit win over Marengo last week before dropping a trio of 2A Area 1 games against J.U. Blacksher. The Bulldogs fell to 3-11 overall and are winless in area play at 0-2.  CCHS 15, Marengo 4 Jay Roberts’ two-run triple in the second inning sparked the Bulldogs to a road win on April 2.... READ MORE >

CCHS falls to Leroy, to host JUB Thursday

Leroy scored 15 runs in the top of the first inning on their way to a 22-1 win over CCHS (2-8) in Grove Hill Monday. Brayden Huebner went 2-for-2 with four RBIs for the Bears and struck out four batters on the mound, while only walking one and giving up one hit. The Bulldogs went down 2-0 early after walking... READ MORE >