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The Middle School County Tournament is underway at Asbury School this week. The semifinals are today (Wednesday) and the finals are Thursday. Admission is $5

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The GHS varsity boys traveled to take on the Brewer Patriots last Friday night. This win brings the 'Cats to 3-0 in area play, and it is always great to win on the road.

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Guntersville's 7th grade boys opened the county tournament Saturday at Asbury High School, taking on the Arab Knights. Arab had twice fallen to the Wildcats by wide margins during the regular season, so the Knights came into the game with something to prove.

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Addie Grace Smith is currently a sophomore at Guntersville High School and is a member of the journalism staff. She loves to support and cheer on her fellow Wildcats in all sports and attends as many sporting events as possible. She will be helping the Advertiser-Gleam cover basketball now a…

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The Douglas Eagles varsity boys had a very good performance at the Smoky Mountain Winter Classic tournament in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. They came back home from the tournament with a 2-1 record overall in the tournament.

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The GHS boys’ basketball teams triumphed over Arab on Tuesday night. Brandon Fussell led the 'Cats scoring 20 points while Curt Blanchard had 13 points in the 48-31 victory over the Knights.

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The DAR girls are in the plus column on wins vs losses with a season record to this point of 9-7, Coach Suzan Shirley said.  They were to play Ft. Payne and Brindlee Mountain this week. 

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The KDS DAR Patriots hosted their 2021 season football banquet on December 12 at the school and several members of this year's squad received honors.

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Guntersville Lake Hydrofest will be this summer’s biggest event at the lake, with three classes of hydroplanes, racing at speeds of up to 200 mph, according to Marshall County Tourism & Sports.

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Just two more games and the county tournament and Guntersville Middle School's basketball season will be over. 

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Eagle enthusiasts received an early Christmas gift as the eggs in the nest on Sunset Drive have hatched. The eagle watchers thing there were two eggs. 

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Jonathan Fountaine, a junior at Douglas High School, has agreed to help the Advertiser-Gleam with its basketball coverage this January. 

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Talan Gurley, a sophomore at DAR High School, is about to start helping the Advertiser-Gleam cover sports and other things at the school. 

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Sand Mountain Park & Amphitheater hosted 75 events in its first year in existence. The park put out this statement about that and about the economic impact on the area those events are believed to have generated:

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Douglas won both the varsity boys and girls games when the two schools got together the other night. The boys game went to overtime.

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The DAR Patriots led from start to finish in a 69-48 Class 4A Area 14 win over the New Hope Indians last Friday in Grant.

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Bo Nix has been much in the news lately. He’s the Auburn quarterback who threw for over 2,000 yards this season before being injured and missing the final two games. 

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Deer rifles are very personal things. They are “tools” for a job as some refer to them. But it also helps to really like your rifle. It has to “fit you,” so to speak.

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Perhaps the biggest news to come out of this week’s high school reclassification and realignment is that Arab is coming down from 6A back to 5A and they will be part of the same region that includes Guntersville, Boaz and Douglas.

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Just as they were top winners on the All-County football team, Logan Pate and Brandon Fussell of Guntersville were also at the top of the class when the coaches of 5A Region 7 selected the All-Region team. 

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The GHS Swim Team, led by coaches Tammy Patterson and Brian and Melanie Baker, closed out a history-making season at their banquet last week. They celebrated the most individual and relay qualifiers for both the Sectional and State meets, as well as the 1A-5A Girls Sectional Runners Up.

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Daisy Baker has been swimming since she was four years old. What started as a tag-along activity with her older sister turned into a passion and, now, a college scholarship opportunity.

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Morri Yancy won the 10-game “regular season” portion of the Advertiser-Gleam’s football pick ‘em contest. But there were two other winners once the “playoff” portion of the schedule began.

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Jacksonville State University generated a lot of buzz a week or so back with news that it had hired Rich Rodriguez as the school’s new football coach to lead it into the FBS Division as part of Conference USA.

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The Marshall County Sports Hall of Fame has selected eight legends for induction in the class of 2022, the first new class chosen since 2020.

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Like most head coaches, Guntersville head boy’s basketball coach wasn’t aware that last Thursday’s 73-64 win over Columbia was the 100th of his head coaching career.

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The Wildcat football coaching staff was going over the statistics from the season the other day and several Wildcats put up some really good numbers in 2021. 

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Major League Fishing (MLF) announced this week that Guntersville Lake will be one of the stops for the 2022 Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit. The field of 157 pros will visit the lake May 12-15. It is one of 7 stops on their circuit next year. 

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The DAR Patriots fell to the North Jackson Chiefs 68-64 in Class 4A Area 14 action in Stevenson last Tuesday.

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Guntersville at Boaz Tuesday, hosts A’ville Friday.

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The Guntersville High School Swim Team competed in the AAHSA State Swim Meet in Auburn last weekend, Dec. 3-4. For the first time in Guntersville history, the girls came in 4th overall in the 1A-5A division, scoring more points as a team than ever before.

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The DAR varsity girls and boys basketball teams took a step back in time when they hosted the Fairview Aggies in the Doris Pike White gymnasium last Friday. Former DAR players, coaches, cheerleaders and other members of a rich basketball tradition were honored between games in the sixty year…

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G’ville at Fairview Tues., hosts Brewer Fri.

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It was a fantastic Saturday on Lake Guntersville for multiple MLF Bass Pro Tour and Major League Baseball players as they gathered to raise some money in the first-ever Cast4Kids Charity tournament. Hosted by the MLF Anglers Association, the event took place on Nov. 22 and paired a Major Lea…