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If you’re an Asbury basketball fan and you saw the minutes of the last County School Board meeting, you might have had a fright.

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If you’ve driven down Sunset Drive past the Rec Center lately, you’ve no doubt noticed the big construction going on just beyond the tennis courts, in the area known as Optimist Park.

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Albertville junior Trinity Bell became the fifth Aggie during Patrick Harding’s coaching tenure to be selected for the AHSAA North-South All-Star Basketball Game.

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The Alabama High School Athletic Association recently announced the new areas for spring sports for the next 2 years.

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Adam Lawrence wanted to be a varsity head coach at Douglas for the 2019-20 school year, but he now realizes God had a different plan in mind.

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The 2020 Bassmaster Classic - which was fished on Guntersville Lake with weigh-ins at Birmingham - generated $35 million for Birmingham, BASS announced. 

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(Hut Thomas was a gifted athlete, a World War II hero, a teacher and coach and a long-serving sports referee in Marshall County. Mark Jones, who is profiled on page 1 for going into the Alabama Sports Officials Hall of Fame, said Hut influenced his decision to become an official. The Gunters…

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Guntersville native Mark Jones has been selected for inclusion into the Alabama Officials Foundation Hall of Fame. He is currently the Director of Officials for the Alabama High School Athletic Association.

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He’s played junior college, college and even semi-professional basketball and he’s been around coaching from the middle school to the varsity level, taking one team to the Final 4. 

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If the weather is even halfway decent, you can find Tom Roberts on the Sunset Drive Walking Trail just about every afternoon between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

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When Coach Jimmy Jones and his family get together, you can bet basketball is a big part of the conversation.

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It's that time of year, when an angler with an ultralight fishing rod and a tube of crickets can put a lot of fish in the boat. 

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(This story originally ran in the January 30, 2002, Advertiser-Gleam. Since sports are on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, we are running some classic game stories for the past as our “Game of the Week.”)

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(With current sports on hold, we are using our Saturday “Game of the Week” feature to look back at classic games from the past. Guntersville won its only state football championship in school history in 2006. These are the reports from that contest and first ran in the Dec. 9, 2006, Gleam.)

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NFL writer Barry Barnes said there are lots of places where Guntersville’s Jordan Bentley could fit if he is drafted or signs a free agent contract to play in the NFL.

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Jim Rhodes, who coached the 1975 Guntersville High state championship basketball team, was surprised when he opened the newspaper the other day and saw the 1975 state tournament story once again in the pages of the Advertiser-Gleam.

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(This story originally ran in the March 3, 1965, Advertiser-Gleam and told how the DAR Patriots were the first Marshall County team to win a state championship in basketball.)

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Guntersville Youth Cheerleading is changing its signup procedure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, said Meagan Bradford,  vice president of the organization. The young cheerleaders cheer at youth football games in the fall. 

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It was a beautiful spring afternoon in April, one that would have been just right for a baseball game had not COVID-19 come along and shut down the season.

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Lakes everywhere have seen an uptick in traffic. More people are off work due to the COVID-19 pandemic and many of them are heading to the lake, including Guntersville. 

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The Snead State men’s basketball program’s four seasons under head coach Jeremiah Patterson are some of the best in the college’s history.

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While lots of events are being canceled due to the COVID-19 crisis, Henryville United Methodist Church will go ahead with its 23rd Annual Henryville Golf Tournament scheduled for April 3 at Gunters Landing.

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The 2020 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk marked the 13th time the iconic event has been held in Alabama and shattered previous attendance records, B.A.S.S. officials announced today.

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The Marshall County Sports Hall of Fame Banquet has been postponed from its original June 6 date. The banquet will now be Saturday, Aug. 1, at Lake Guntersville State Park Lodge.

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Becky and Wayne Whitaker are grandparents for the first time. Their son Adam and wife Amanda became the parents of a beautiful girl named Adalynn Grace Whitaker. Adalynn was born on March 10, weighing 6 pounds 10 ounces and she was 20 inches long. She was born at Spring Hill Hospital in Gran…

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Guntersville High's archery team would have advanced to state with the tournaments held before school was temporarily shut down. Coach Casey Smith said the school placed first in the regional tournament which was held in Albertville. 

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Guntersville High girls soccer player Aubri Hanner was on pace not just to tie the school record for most career goals ever scored by either a boy or girl but to absolutely shatter it.

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From Guntersville to Stevenson, there are at least 27 boat ramps on Guntersville Lake. Some of the ramps are in excellent condition. Some are deplorable. We plan to explore these ramps over the next few months and report our findings here. This is the first in the series.

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The record for heaviest catch in a 3-day Bassmaster Classic did not fall, something people had predicted might happen. But Guntersville still had a heck of a showing in the Bassmaster Classic held over the weekend.

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Guntersville’s Carly Sims has been playing soccer for the Wildcats since the 7th grade. Next season, she will continue her soccer career at the collegiate level.