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The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries has granted permission to B.A.S.S. to close the Johnny Stewart Boat Ramp near Tom Jackson Park on Lake Guntersville during the week of the 2020  Bassmaster Classic.

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They played together as high school athletes and last Thursday, the 3 Wildcat teammates signed scholarships to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level.

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You might have seen Guntersville’s police and fire boats all over the south end of the lake late last week. They weren’t working a water emergency, it turns out.

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HONORING KOBE. This rec basketball team honored the memory of the late Kobe Bryant by forming the number "24" with their hands in this photo. Team members are, from left:

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For the second year, BassCashBash will have its tagged bass derby on Guntersville Lake.

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In purely mathematical terms, there’s just as much chance the winner of the 2020 Bassmaster Classic will take his victory lap to the sounds of “O Canada” as to “Sweet Home, Alabama.”

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Michael Turner of Sardis has signed a college football scholarship to play next season at Rochester Community College in Minnesota. 

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Guntersville High freshman Jadyn Bonds leapt 5 feet 2 inches to finish as runner-up in high jump in last weekend’s state 4A-5A indoor track meet.

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The DAR Lady Patriots traveled to Oneonta for a Northeast Sub-regional game with a trip to the regionals on the line. The Patriots, out-sized as they were all year, put up a good fight, but came up short.

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COLLEGE SOCCER. Guntersville High's Aubri Hanner, shown here with Coach Mike Jones, signed a college scholarship this week to play soccer at St. Andrews University in North Carolina. She's been playing since she was 4-years-old. More about Aubri will be in Wednesday's paper. 

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“We were kind of playing one-legged at the end,” Coach Johnny Pelham said of his Asbury boys basketball team this week.

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5A Area 15 will be well represented at the regional basketball tournament at Jacksonville State University today.

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Over the years, Snead State Community College fans would watch him pace along the sidelines in the Plunkett-Wallace Gymnasium, coaching his team to victory. Since his retirement, Coach John Kitchens can be found occupying his favorite seat in the bleachers, cheering for Snead State.

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(Craig Roden, who cut his basketball teeth as a youth at Claysville and then DAR, got his 600th victory as a college basketball coach last week. This story about the event is reprinted with permission from gostatesmen.com, the athletic website of Delta State.)

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In a rematch from a year ago, DAR and Good Hope played before a capacity crowd in the Burkey Center on the DAR campus Tuesday night.

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Guntersville-based fishing pro Gerald Swindle was one of the final boats to pull up to the Palatka City Dock and Boat Ramp as the last light faded Tuesday night, marking the end of the Elite Series official practice for the Aftco Bassmaster Elite on the St. Johns River. As always, his faithf…

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The Guntersville boys are the area champions. They defeated Arab 69-46 Friday night for the title and the home court advantage in the subregional.

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The DAR varsity girls came up short in their comeback bid falling to the North Jackson Chiefs 61-51 in the Class 4A Area 14 basketball tournament held at North Jackson.

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This weekend is the last of Lake Guntersville State Park's 4 Eagle Awareness Weekends. So if you've been wanting to take in a field trip or one of the special programs, better make plans this weekend. 

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Tony Mabrey is well-known as a basketball player and coach. After all, the former Aggie and Jacksonville State star is a member of the Marshall County Sports Hall of Fame.

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Coach Craig Roden, who grew up at Claysville and went to high school at DAR, just won his 100th game as the Delta State women’s basketball coach.

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The Guntersville High competition cheer squad is at Disney World in Orlando, Florida, this weekend, competing in nationals.

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The Shepherd's Cove Race to Remember is Saturday, March 7, at Albertville High School and the agency is urging people to sign up now to be a "Hospice Hero."

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The DAR girls and boys basketball teams secured sub-regional berths with wins over the Randolph Raiders in the Class 4A Area 14 basketball tournament held at North Jackson High School Tuesday evening.

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TENNIS SCHOLARSHIP. DAR senior Isaac Cave signed a tennis scholarship to play for Gadsden State while his private tennis coach and the Gadsden State tennis coach congratulated him.

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The DAR Patriots hosted the Guntersville Wildcats for Senior Night last Thursday. The DAR girls got the win 65-52 while Guntersville took the boys game 71-58.

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When Briarwood Christian School’s Grayson Morris and Tucker Smith went wire-to-wire to bring home the 2019 Mossy Oak Fishing Bassmaster High School National Championship, they became the first high school team to repeat as national champions.

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The deadline for Guntersville Rec League baseball and softball is Feb 14. You can register at the Guntersville Recreation Department's main office preferably between 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday.

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When Sam Moultrie, Trent Mason and Bradley Herbert all signed college running scholarships at the same time last week, it marked the first time multiple Guntersville runners had signed at the same time since 2013, Coach Chris Bashaw said.

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It’s been a very busy few weeks for Marshall Christian basketball. The varsity boys were able to charge on and achieve a school record with their 23rd win on Tuesday night. This was a a huge region rivalry game win over Tabernacle out of Gardendale. The final score was 65-33 in favor of Mars…

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Arab was one of 3 schools around the state to claim state championships in the 2020 Wrestling Duals. They won the 1A-5A division.