Guntersville now counts among its political connections a lieutenant governor.
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).
When the Waldrop sextuplets were born, the community held a 5K to benefit them. Now the kids and their friends are holding their own 5K to give back to the community. It will be Sunday, July 1, at the Albertville Farmers Market downtown. The beneficiaries will be the Real Life Crisis Pregnan…
(Editor's note: Guntersville’s first boat races were held in the summer of 1939, right after the lake had been impounded. The late Rip Barnett, father of Guntersville attorney George Barnett and grandfather of current mayor Leigh Dollar, wrote this account of the first boat races for the Adv…
Racing’s “Alabama Gang” will be thrilling fans once again this weekend as the Gadsden-based Wiggins U-27 H1 Unlimited Hydroplane Team will honor legendary Hueytown NASCAR driver Davey Allison at HydroFest this weekend.
After a 49-year absence, the world’s fastest race boats, H1 Unlimited hydroplanes, are back racing on Guntersville Lake this weekend. Alabama’s own Wiggins Racing couldn’t be more excited about racing in what the team calls their “backyard.”
(Editor’s note: Archie Anderson is a news and broadcasting legend in Arab, where he also serves as the Voice of the Knights on Friday nights. This is his official 2018 Sports Hall of Fame biography.)