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Despite 2020 After-Effects, Local Athletes Have Eyes On The Future
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Despite 2020 After-Effects, Local Athletes Have Eyes On The Future

By: Tim Lambert We start this month’s column off on a somber note: Harold Anthony Greene, better known to the...
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Basketball Teams Struggle Through Season
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Basketball Teams Struggle Through Season

By: Tim Lambert Local athletes and coaches are trying their best to navigate through their basketball seasons as coronavirus-related issues...
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End Of The Fall Sports Journey Comes After Bumpy Ride
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End Of The Fall Sports Journey Comes After Bumpy Ride

By: Tim Lambert Despite all the doubting that led into this fall season, our local athletes actually made it out...
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High School Sports Enter Post-Seasons Despite Pre-Season COVID Concerns
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High School Sports Enter Post-Seasons Despite Pre-Season COVID Concerns

By: Tim Lambert With all the worries going into this year about high school sports being played at all, it...
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Fall Sports Get Underway Despite Obstacles
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Fall Sports Get Underway Despite Obstacles

By: Tim Lambert Football, volleyball, and cross country seasons began pretty much on time for local athletes. Due to COVID...
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New Fall Sports Season, But Far From Normal
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New Fall Sports Season, But Far From Normal

By: Tim Lambert “New normal,” “social distancing,” “we’re all in this together,” “contact tracing” -- we’re all sick of the...
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High School Sports To Start In The Fall With A Different Look
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High School Sports To Start In The Fall With A Different Look

By: Tim Lambert After high school football teams have been left in limbo concerning the start of their seasons due...
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The Summer Of 2020, The Bummer Of COVID-19
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The Summer Of 2020, The Bummer Of COVID-19

By: Tim Lambert The AHSAA had cancelled summer competitions in mid-May in wake of the coronavirus situation, although certain workouts...
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Bridging The Gap Between The Action
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Bridging The Gap Between The Action

By: Tim Lambert Local sports have, in effect, gone into an early summer vacation since the state’s stay-at-home order took...
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Virus Fears Bring About Shortened Spring Seasons
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Virus Fears Bring About Shortened Spring Seasons

By: Tim Lambert Apologies go out to readers for the lack of a column last month. With all that’s been...
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Turning The Page From Winter To Spring
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Turning The Page From Winter To Spring

By: Tim Lambert Basketball has wrapped up for most of our local teams so far; baseball and soccer are getting...
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Year-End Honors And Future Plans For Local Athletes
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Year-End Honors And Future Plans For Local Athletes

By: Tim Lambert Local players made All-State Football teams thanks to their performances back in the fall. James Clemens' Chris...
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Changes Announced For Some Local Schools For Next Year;  Winter Sports Hit Their Stride
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Changes Announced For Some Local Schools For Next Year; Winter Sports Hit Their Stride

By: Tim Lambert As they do every two years, the Alabama High School Athletic Association presented their fall sports reclassifications...
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Better Late Than Never . . . I Hope
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Better Late Than Never . . . I Hope

By: Tim Lambert We apologize for the interruption in our monthly run. Personal circumstances called us away, but now we're...
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Yes, Virginia, It’s Football Season Already!
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Yes, Virginia, It’s Football Season Already!

By: Tim Lambert Although some may be crying, “Is it here already?”-- others are saying, “I thought it would never...
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Summer Vacation? Not For Everybody – Play Action Sports
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Summer Vacation? Not For Everybody – Play Action Sports

By: Tim Lambert Most kids may be out of school, but local athletes stayed the course during the summer months....
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Spring High School Wrap-Up And Post-Season Honors
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Spring High School Wrap-Up And Post-Season Honors

By: Tim Lambert We’ve got a little spring (sports) cleaning to do in this month’s edition. Ardmore’s softball team made...
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Clock Ticking Down On 2019 High School Season

By: Tim Lambert As we’re now in the figurative final seconds of the 2019 spring sports season, let’s take a...
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Spring Season Finish Line In Sight
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Spring Season Finish Line In Sight

By: Tim Lambert Local schools had a lot of rescheduling to do after last month’s early-season rains, but after everything...
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Basketball Season Wrap-ups: Theme Song For Spring: “How High’s The Water, Mama?”
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Basketball Season Wrap-ups: Theme Song For Spring: “How High’s The Water, Mama?”

By: Tim Lambert Local basketball teams were gradually weeded out in postseason tournaments. West Limestone's boys beat Deshler at the...
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