2012-10-04

WHMS Robotics Team



Seventh and eighth graders from Wilson Hall Middle School are preparing to compete in the 2012 BEST Robotics competition on Saturday, Oct. 27 at the University of South Alabama’s Mitchell Center in Mobile. Jennifer Abston, an eighth grade teacher at WHMS, spoke Monday night about the program to the Grove Hill Town Council. The robotics team received a $750 contribution […]

Gators take region title




For one half of football it was a slugfest between two squads before the Clarke Prep School Gators put the Wilcox Academy Wildcats away in the second half to win 43-21 last Friday night, clinching the region title. “I don’t think we played very well in the first half,” Coach Billy Hamilton said. “But we made some really good adjustments […]

Defense turns Foley away late




The third-ranked Jackson Aggies (5-0, 3-0) took the final step to becoming a fullfledged dynasty with a 21-13 win over 6A powerhouse Foley Friday night in front of a packed house at Legion Field. It was the Aggies’ 20th straight victory and Coach Danny Powell’s 30th straight win as a head coach dating back to his last year at Leroy. […]

Tigers to host Atmore




It was what you expected a Thomasville-Demopolis game to be. It was exciting, hard hitting, with every down essential to the outcome of the game. The visiting Demopolis High Tigers outlasted the Thomasville Tigers 27-26 Sept. 28 at Anderson Field. Thomasville still had a chance to win the game on a last drive when quarterback Tevin Watters was intercepted by […]

Eagles head to Sparta




Jackson Academy’s varsity football team dropped a region game to the fifth-ranked Pickens Academy Pirates 59 – 33 last Friday night in Jackson. The Eagles’ defense struggled most of the game to stop the Pirates’ speed combined with the triple option Wing T offense. The Jackson offense was able to come alive in the second half, however, and scored four […]

Region Standings – Week 5



CLASS 5A, REGION 3 Overall Region WLPFPA WLPFPA Demopolis5020066 3012433 Jackson 5019943 3014830 Saraland 32181117 2111974 Greenville 2312684 219443 Citronelle 2368118 123490 Satsuma 1463177 1240117 Selma 14104161 0347123 SumterCen.1494174 0344140 CLASS 4A, REGION 1 Overall Region WLPFPA WLPFPA UMS-Wright41189126 3013857 ClarkeCo. 327977 307228 Andalusia 4113088 219260 Thomasville32196119 2113370 MonroeCo.32113137 125389 EscambiaCo.1481145 123569 H-Evergreen0557147 033295 WilcoxCen.0537181 0321108 CLASS 2A, REGION 1 […]

Lady Gators rebound big



The Clarke Prep School Lady Gators beat Sumter Academy 25- 29, 25-12 and 25-13 in a clean sweep Monday afternoon in Grove Hill. The Lady Gators wore pink jerseys in honor of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Taylor Bradford had two aces, 11 hits, four kills, four blocks, three digs and a tip. Natalie Overstreet had three aces, three […]

Sewell’s pick seals SWHS victory




The Sweet Water defense made a play in the closing seconds to ensure a 17-14 win over Maplesville this past Friday night at Atkins Stadium-Legion Field. With Maplesville driving, their pass from beyond the 30-yard line was intercepted by Daniel Sewell at the 3-yard line in the closing seconds, sealing the win over the previously unbeaten 1A powerhouse. The Red […]

This week’s games



Clarke Prep at Monroe Ac 7 p. m. – Monroeville CPS snagged the region crown with 43-21 win over Wilcox. Now they go to Monroe, 41-6 winners over Hooper. Clarke County at Andalusia 7 p. m. – Andalusia CCHS suffered a 19-7 setback to TR Miller. Now they face Andalusia, 22-14 winners over Opp, in key region match-up. Escambia Co. […]

Principal’s Address




It is hard to believe that we are about to end the first nine weeks of school. Fall is in the air and we are hopeful that cooler days are fast approaching. Our bulletin boards and student work now shows off a spectacle of leaves, pumpkins, scarecrows and fall colors that let us know the season is quickly changing. We […]