Locals take in flavor of Tide’s title

More than a few residents of Southwest Alabama ventured to sunny California last week to witness the Alabama Crimson Tide win the National Championship with a 37-21 victory over Texas. The Crimson Tide, in capturing their 13th title, played their first game in Pasadena since 1935 and also beat Texas for the first time ever in school history as well. […]

Sports Scene

Crimson Tide stands atop the football world

The University of Alabama took the long trip across the United States and when the smoke settled, they had claimed their 13th national championship. Bama Nation is as strong today as they have ever been. That includes the years when Bear Bryant strolled the sidelines. That is not a knock against the legendary coach at all. Instead it just shows […]

Lady Gators down Monroe

The Clarke Prep School Lady Gators beat the Lady Vols of Monroe Academy 40-13 Tuesday night in Grove Hill. Harley Horton had 15 points. Libby Harrigan added 12 points. Courtney Dunagan had seven points. “It was a great, all-around game,” coach David Walker said. “Everyone played a substantial amount of time and gained valuable experience.” The Jr. Lady Gators won […]

Gators fall to Vols

The Clarke Prep School Gators lost 50-19 to the Volunteers of Monroe Academy Tuesday night in Grove Hill. Ty Ackerman had five points and three rebounds. Caswell Compton had five points and six rebounds. Devin Harrison added four points. John Moore had four rebounds. Last Tuesday CPS lost 49-27 to Morgan Academy in Grove Hill. Harrison had eight points and […]

Dixie Youth meeting Jan. 28

There will be an organizational meeting of the Grove Hill Dixie Youth baseball and softball league on Thursday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. Anyone interested in helping with the league is urged to be at the meeting.

First deer

Marlee Cockerham killed her first deer on New Years Day. She killed the four point deer while hunting with her dad, Brad Cockerham and uncle, Barry Hoven.

Many changes ahead in 2010

I hope you all enjoyed your Christmas break and received some well-deserved rest. During this time of the year, I always enjoy looking back at our accomplishments from the previous year and look forward to setting our goals for the remainder of this school year. This past year, 2009, has been a year of many changes for Clarke County High […]

Grant equips classrooms

Media Specialists Ann Baugh and Barbara Whittington, along with director of technology Sharon Harrell, recently wrote and received a grant for $160,000 that will be used to equip six 21st century classrooms. The focus of the grant, funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and Alabama State Department of Education, is to improve reading skills in the seventh, eighth […]

Nelson elected president of D.C. leadership conference

This November, Clarke County High School senior, Anthony Nelson, attended the National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the conference is to give high-achieving high school sophomores, juniors and seniors a greater understanding of their roles in democracy and the responsibilities of leadership. Each session of the National Young Leaders Conference is designed to educate, inspire and […]

Year books on sale for $30

Order your yearbook in advance to take advantage of the low price of $30. The price will increase to $45. Also the annual staff has several extra copies of the 2009 yearbooks for sale.