playoffs

Braves win game two, up 2-0 against Marlins in NLDS

HOUSTON — Rookie Ian Anderson pitched like an October veteran. Old pro Nick Markakis threw the best strike of the game. And just like that, the Atlanta Braves are on the verge of something they haven’t done since the days of Chipper, the Big Three and Bobby Cox. Anderson blanked Miami into the sixth inning, Markakis made a nifty play…

NBA Players decide to resume Playoffs after two days of Postponements

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation says NBA players decided Thursday that they want to continue the season, coming to that consensus one day after three postseason games were postponed in a protest of racial injustice. It was not clear yet when the season would resume, according to the person who spoke to…

Charles Henderson Dominates Center Point, advances to Saturday’s State Championship

  Charles Henderson High School’s defense shut out Center Point for more than 12 minutes in a stretch from 47 seconds left in the first quarter until 4:06 of the third quarter Wednesday afternoon en route to a 68-28 victory in the 98th AHSAA Class State Basketball Championship Class 5A semifinals at the BJCC Legacy Center. Coach Dyneshia Jones’ unbeaten Trojans…

Montgomery Catholic’s Season ends against Talladega in 4A Semifinals

  Defending Class 4A state champion Talladega made its last four free throws in the final 23 seconds of  an intense fourth quarter Tuesday night to nip Montgomery Catholic 64-57 in the Class 4A semifinals of the 2020 AHSAA State Basketball Championships at the BJCC Legacy Arena. The Tigers(26-6) of Coach Chucky Miller moved into the state finals set for…

LACEUP(11/22/19)

2019 AHSAA State Football Playoffs Semifinal Pairings, Friday, Nov. 29 CLASS 1A Lanett (12-0) at Sweet Water (11-1) Mars Hill Bible (13-0) at Pickens County (11-2), Reform CLASS 2A Leroy (11-2) 35 at Reeltown (12-1) Collinsville (12-1) at Fyffe (13-0) CLASS 3A T.R. Miller (9-4) at Mobile Christian (8-4) Walter Wellborn (12-1) at Piedmont (12-1) CLASS 4A Andalusia (10-3) at UMS-Wright…

LACEUP (11/8/19)

  2019 AHSAA State Football Playoffs First-Round Results CLASS 1A Sweet Water (9-1) 53, Georgiana (5-6) 0 Maplesville (8-2) 56, Billingsley (5-60 6 Brantley (10-1) 72, Fruitdale (5-6) 32 Notasulga (6-4) 7, Linden (5-5) 6 Lanett (10-0) 55, Keith (6-5) 0 Elba 8-3) 21, Marengo (6-5) 8 Isabella (11-0) 46, Wadley (5-5) 20 Millry (10-1) 48, Florala (7-4) 18 Spring…