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Aid Approved for Recovery from March Storms

A house is totally destroyed after a tornado touches down south of Birmingham, Ala. in the Eagle Point community damaging multiple homes, Thursday, March 25, 2021. Authorities reported major tornado damage Thursday south of Birmingham as strong storms moved through the state. The governor issued an emergency declaration as meteorologists warned that more twisters were likely on their way. (AP…

Five Killed in Likely Tornado that Hit Calhoun County

Authorities say that the victims of the likely tornado include three family members along with a man in Ohatchee and a woman from Wellington. The Calhoun County Coroner has identified the victims. The three family members are 74 year old Joe Wayne Harris, 69 year old Barbara Harris and 38 year old Ebonique Harris. The other two victims are James…

Calhoun falls in Semifinals despite Davison’s 45 points

Calhoun senior and Alabama commit JD Davison scored 45 points against Midfield but it wasn’t enough in the 81-77 loss to end their season. Davison now turns his attention to Nate Oats and the Crimson Tide as he prepares for college ball. BIRMINGHAM –Midfield High School’s Demarriee Jones scored 30 points and teammate Anthony Johnson had 23 to lead the Patriots (25-6) pass defending…

Calhoun’s Davison is named McDonald’s All American

Chicago, Ill. (Feb. 23, 2021) – The McDonald’s All American Games is the pinnacle of high school basketball. Each year ushers a new group of young players into a club of legendary athletes, many of whom are known by a single name: Shaq, Lebron, Candace, A’ja. Continuing a decades-long tradition of celebrating the next generation of basketball greats, McDonald’s today…

Calhoun’s Davison wins Mr. Basketball in Alabama

Fresh off of being named the Gatorade Player of the year a week ago, Calhoun’s J.D. Davison has now been given the title of Mr. Basketball. The 6-foot-3, junior averaged 30.4 points and 12 rebounds per game en route to a Class 2A championship that saw Davison finish with 34 points and 10 rebounds against Barbour County. Davison topped off…

Calhoun Wins State Championship behind Davison’s 34 Points, go-ahead 3-pointer

  BIRMINGHAM – With the score tied at 61-61 in the Class 2A boys’ basketball finals Friday, Calhoun junior Jerdarrian “J.D.” Davison delivered the game-winning 3-point shot with 1.1 seconds remaining to lift the Tigers to  64-61 win over Barbour County and the 2020 Class 2A State Championship. Davison got the ball with 1:03 remaining at the BJCC Legacy Arena…

Calhoun Advances to Class 2A State Championship with Win Against Red Bay

       Calhoun High School’s defense limited Red Bay to just three field goals in the first half Monday night as the Tigers (19-12) closed out the first day of the 98th AHSAA State Basketball Championships at the BJCC Legacy Arena with a 46-30 win in the Class 2A boys’ semifinals. The victory sends Coach Ervin Starr’s team into the finals to…