Todd Perkins scored on a 10-yard run in overtime, but Hubbard’s 2-point attempt came up short as the Chiefs dropped a Class 1A, Region 7 game on the road.
For the second year in a row, a game vs. the Clements Colts carried a lot of playoff weight for the East Lawrence Eagles. And for the second year in a row they came up short.
We’re past the halfway point of the high school football regular season and now is the time that teams begin to look at the playoff picture.
Three weeks ago Lawrence County had hit rock bottom, walking off the field at West Point after a 42-14 defeat trying to figure out where it had went wrong.
When Decatur’s last gasp field goal attempt faded off to the right Friday night, it was time to celebrate for the Lawrence County Red Devils.
The shiny floors of the new gym floor at Hatton High School reflected the big smiles of its’ players as the Lady Hornets dominated Decatur Heritage in a big area win Monday night.
The Hatton girl’s cross country team finished in first place of the Hartselle Invitational last Thursday, defeating Deshler by 11 points.
Last week was shocking to say the least. The Red Devils dropped a tough loss to West Point that no one saw coming. Safe to say they bounced back.
Emily Daniel couldn't be stopped as she placed first this past weekend in the Fairview invitational, leading her team to a victory in the class 5A-7A division. Daniel had a race best time of 19:48.02, as Lawrence County bested the second place team by 21 points.
The two couldn’t have been more polar opposite, what with Sheffield’s new age spread attack and Hatton’s old school power football. New school, at least this time, won out over old school on Friday night.
Neal Blaxton made possibly the biggest play of his life Friday night when he recovered a fumble at the East Lawrence 17 with under a minute to go in the ballgame.
It’s not really fair to say that a week three game could potentially make or break a season. However, this week’s matchup between Hatton and Sheffield could be just that.
The Hatton varsity girls had a rough start to the season last week due to some unforseen circumstances. However, they bounced back strongly over the weekend by claiming first place in the Brooks Lions Invitational at McFarland Park.
The Lawrence County Lady Red Devils competed in the West Morgan Invitational over the weekend and came away with three wins in the pool play.
The Lawrence County Red Devils kept shooting themselves in the foot Friday and the wounds proved to be fatal.
The Lawrence County girls cross country team had a big day Saturday, finishing in second place of the large school race of the Pepsi Challenge.
Monday was quite possibly one of the hottest, if not the hottest, day of the summer, with temperatures really getting up there. With football season starting next week, there is no time to take days off so the Chiefs took the field Monday, in shorts and helmets.
Head coach Rich Dutton is entering his eighth season at Lawrence County this year, the longest consecutive tenure of any coach in the school’s history. However, just being a head coach won’t be his only duty in 2019.