DESTINATION CITY HARBOR. The Lake Guntersville Sailing Club (on 431 near the airport) kicked off their sailing season last Saturday with a sailing race then a cruise to the City Harbor for lunch downtown.
First State Bank – whose footprint includes a branch at Grant – will host its 8th annual First State Bank 5K Run/Walk Fun Run on Saturday, April 27 at 8 a.m. in Sylvania at DeKalb Lake.
Karen Bates of Union Grove will go into the Alabama Amateur Softball Association Softball Hall of Fame at an induction ceremony on March 2. She’s going in as an umpire.
Saying that Guntersville’s Tom Roberts enjoyed himself at the recent 2019 NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction activities in Charlotte, North Carolina, would be a huge understatement.
Unique among the 400 or so bird species that live in or visit our state are the woodpeckers. The first thing noticed by anyone is their ability to knock on solid wood objects to chisel out nesting cavities, find insects to eat, and surprisingly, to communicate with other birds.
(Charlyne Schoolar lost a leg following a boating accident on Guntersville's Short Creek last summer. A rope from the boat to a pool noodle she was floating on pulled her into the propeller when the boat was cranked. Before then, she had been training to run a marathon. Her friends were dete…
It will be a clash of titans tonight when Guntersville’s A-Team Red meets Gadsden City for the North Alabama Youth Football championship. The youth teams call the game “the Super Bowl.”
Two runners with Marshall County connections did very well late last month at the 29th Annual Julie Diener 5K in Rainbow City. It is an annual race in honor of a Southside High School Track runner who was killed in a car accident in 1992.
The Guntersville High Athletic Boosters gave $99,148 back to Wildcat sports in 2018 and that number could climb to around $120,000 in 2019.
It was a high high and a low low for the Wiggins U-27 H1 hydroplane race team on the western swing of the H1 Unlimited season. Wiggins is based in Gadsden, the only H1 team in the Deep South, and is considered something of Guntersville’s “home town team” as it has several ties to the city.
An estimated 300 athletes will be in Guntersville Saturday morning for the annual Mountain Lakes Triathlon put on by Team Magic out of Birmingham. It’s the 31st year for the annual event. It will be based at the Guntersville Rec Center.
The H1 Unlimited series that opened the season in Guntersville in June will race in Kennewick, Washington, this weekend on the Columbia River, 3-1/2 hours from Seattle and Portland, Oregon. The area is know for more 200 wineries in a 50-mile radius.
The Guntersville Aquacats will compete in the District Swim Meet on Friday, July 13, and Saturday, July 14. The completion begins at 9:30 a.m. and will be at the Arab Swimming Pool.
The Guntersville Aquacats swim team coaching staff includes, from left, Jordan Backstrom (junior assistant coach), Elizabeth Gunther (assistant), Cade Dollar (assistant), Paige Townsend (head coach), Josh Gunther (assistant) and Elena Kovac (assistant).