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The Northeast Alabama FCA will host its “Fields of Faith” even Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Guntersville High’s Chorba-Lee Stadium with the theme “One Day. One Message. One Stand.”

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On a brisk October morning this past Thursday, at ten until 9 a.m., the drums of the Guntersville High band roared to life. Crowds poured into the crepe papered entrance leading to Guntersville High's Chorba-Lee Stadium.

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Lake Guntersville State Park will host its Conservation Celebration Saturday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. It will be in the Outdoor Classroom in the park’s campground. The event is free but parking is $2.

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SEEN IN THE STANDS. This right distinguished group of gentlemen were among those watching as Guntersville beat Brewer in football last Thursday night. From left are District 1 County Commissioner Ronny Shumate, former Arab coach Pod Patterson and former Wildcat football standout Coach Raymon…

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Here’s how the county football teams fared last week:

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Guntersville remains in the thick of the hunt to make the state playoffs.

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The Guntersville High Athletic Boosters gave their annual report for the 2018-19 school year at the last meeting of the Guntersville City School Board.

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Earlier this fall, local birding enthusiast Linda Reynolds discovered large groups of purple martins congregating about the large power lines at Porter’s Point, the area of Guntersville Lake at the end of Lakeshore Street off Willow Beach Road.

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mylakeguntersville.com, an offshoot of the conservation group The W.E.T. Foundation, put out these guidelines for limiting the spread of aquatic vegetation by boaters and fishermen.

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DAR continues to rank among the top teams in the state in 4A in scoring offense. The Patriots were No. 9 in 4A, averaging 33.8 points a game going into Friday night’s contest.

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A Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) bass-fishing tournament that features the top weekend anglers from the Bass Fishing League (BFL) will take place next weekend, Oct. 17-19, in Guntersville at the FLW BFL Regional Championship on Lake Guntersville.

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Alabama A&M beat Texas Southern 35-28 in overtime last Saturday afternoon for a Southwestern Athletic Conference win.

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Jayden Watkins of Albertville was named to the AHSAA’s volleyball spotlight this week.

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Desperately needing a region win, the DAR Patriots got an outstanding performance from their defense to shut down the Randolph Raiders 21-7 in Huntsville last Friday.

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It was another tough Friday night for the Brindlee Mountain Lions as they fell to Sylvania 51-0. Brindlee went on the road to take on the 5-1 Rams and couldn’t get over the region loss slump. The Lions have lost 42 consecutive region games.

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The Foundation for Marshall Medical Centers will host its 10th annual Pink Pumpkin Run on Saturday, Oct. 26, at Civitan Park. Registration is underway now.

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The Guntersville Rec Center is registering youth now for the upcoming basketball season. The registration fee is $70 and registration closes Oct. 18.

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Guntersville is famous for its bass fishing. Bassmaster recently named it the No. 2 lake in the entire nation and BASS will hold its 50th Bassmaster Classic here next March. 

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For the 3rd straight year, the Marshall County football championship - and The Advertiser-Gleam’s Quad City trophy – will come down to the Guntersville-Albertville game that ends the regular season.

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GripLock Disc Golf's 2nd Saturday Fundraiser Doubles tournament in September raised $915 for the Crimson Guard band, which will be traveling to Philadelphia in November to march in that city's Thanksgiving parade, reports Jessica Cowen of GripLock.

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DAR ranks 8th in 4A football in scoring, according to a report put out this week by the Alabama High School Athletic Association. The Patriots are averaging 36.4 points per game. American Christian is the leader in Class 4A with 5.38 points per game.

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Last week’s thrilling Guntersville-Arab football game is one the players and fans will talk about for ages. It was a back-and-forth slugfest, the only difference in the score a late field goal and then a game winning drive by the Wildcats.

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Guntersville was off this week in football, but returns to action next week with a tough road game at Madison Academy. The Wildcats are in the thick of the playoff hunt and need 2 more region wins to clinch a playoff berth. These were the region standings for most of the local teams prior to…

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Jerrell Williamson didn't just make the Alabama High School Athletic Association's Prep Spotlight. His highlight was the top item mentioned in the weekly round-up of outstanding football performances from around the state. 

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SHOELESS TOUCHDOWN. Guntersville's Logan Pate rushed for 200 yards and 3 touchdowns Friday night as Guntersville edged Arab 45-42 in the county and region football race. One of those touchdowns was scored with Pate wearing only one shoe. If you look closely in the photo at left, the Arab def…

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The annual football game between Arab High School and Guntersville High School has taken place for the past 91 years. In comparison, Alabama and Auburn have played just 83 times.

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After a week full of fun and festivities, the DAR Patriots concluded homecoming week hosting the West Morgan Rebels in a Class 4A Region 7 game last Friday. The Patriots dug themselves a hole turning the ball over on three of their first four possessions before rallying in the 2nd half.

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DAR senior Carson Dennis, the senior infielder and pitcher, hit .454 last year for DAR not the .388 that was in the paper. 

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Jim Leary of Guntersville had been fishing BFL tournaments the last few years, but he'd struggled to put everything together. 

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The Guntersville volleyball team traveled to Arab Tuesday for a crucial area match. And this match proved to be just as intense as the Brewer one.

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Marshall Christian School plays a little different style of football than the public high schools around Marshall County. They play six-men football. Coach Rich Henry and Coach Chad Pell said that it is a running game and Henry describes it as "basketball on grass" because of how fast it is …

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Jimmy Shane, driver of the U-6 “Miss HomeStreet” unlimited hydroplane, clinched his sixth H1 Unlimited Hydroplane Racing Series national championship after scoring top qualifier points and winning his preliminary heat scoring enough points win the title on Mission Bay in San Diego, California.

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Jayden Watkins of Albertville was in the Alabama High School Athletic Association's volleyball prep spotlight last week.