2010-03-18 E-Edition

Joseph T. Kopper

Kopper Joseph T. Kopper, 66, of Tibbie died March 2, 2010 at Mobile Infirmary. He was a native of New York State. He was a Navy Veteran serving in Vietnam. He received a Purple Heart. He spent most of his life working for the Veterans Administration as an addictions therapist in Ashville, N.C. After retiring from the VA, he moved […]

Johnny Cooper Bradford

(corrected obit)

Bradford Johnny Cooper Bradford, 67, of Jackson died March 9, 2010 at Jackson Medical Center. He was born Aug. 27, 1942. He was a native of Fulton. He was a member of Rockville Baptist Church. He was self-employed as an instrumentation and electrical technician. Survivors include his wife, Rebecca "Becky" Bradford, Jackson; one son, Chad (Natalie) Bradford, Birmingham; two daughters, […]

CCHS Lady Bulldogs move to 5-1 on season

The Clarke County High School Lady Bulldogs softball improved to 5-1 on the season as they beat the Lady Pirates from Fruitdale 12-3 last Friday in Grove Hill. Lindsey McKenzie got the win as she worked seven innings with two walks, with four strikeouts and allowed six hits. Rachel Brownlee was 3- for-4 with two runs, two stolen bases and […]

Bayles tosses perfect game, JHS sweeps Rain

The top-ranked Jackson Aggies completed a perfect first leg of the trip to the playoffs as they beat the Raiders of B.C. Rain High in an area series last Thursday and Friday. Cody Bayles tossed the rarest gem, a perfect game in getting the win as Jackson won on Thursday 13-0 in Mobile. Jeremy Armstead proved to be the hottest […]

Gators sweep Kingwood

The Clarke Prep School Gators swept the Kingwood Lions in a pair of region games last Friday to improve to 6-3 on the season. In the first game Drew Larrimore delivered a game-winning double that scored Ethan Allday from second base as the Gators won 8-7. Kingwood scored two runs in the top of the seventh inning to tie the […]

Bulldogs drop games to Leroy, UMS-Wright

The Clarke County High School Bulldogs played tough but lost 9-7 in extra innings to the Leroy Bears last Saturday at the Gerald H. Stephens complex in Grove Hill. Jacob Horton started the game and pitched seven innings, allowing three hits, with four runs. He walked five, hit one batter and struck out six. Payne Wilson suffered the loss as […]

Dixie umpire meeting March 28 in T’ville

There will be a baseball umpire meeting on Sunday, March 28 at 2:30 in Thomasville at City Hall. Anyone interested in umpiring baseball games in Grove Hill must be at that meeting to be certified. The cost is $25.

Top ranked Bears split in

The Leroy Bears, ranked number one in Class 2A, traveled to Grove Hill on Saturday and split a double header with 4A teams Clarke County and UMSWright. The Bears (14-2) beat number 10 ranked 4A CCHS 9-7 in extra innings. The game was tied 4-4 as the seventh frame ended, but LHS plated five runs and then held off the […]

Lady Aggies finish fourth in tourney

Playing in a tournament with 24 teams, the Lady Aggies of Jackson High School finished fourth as they went 2-2 last Saturday. In their final game JHS fell 9-6 to wire-grass powerhouse Slocumb. Anna Meitzler shouldered the loss. She pitched all six frames, allowed 10 hits, walked two and struck out two. Savannah Autry was 2- for-3 with a double […]