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Berry football team attend camps in Auburn


Pictured are members of the Berry High School football team for 2024 along with Auburn Co-Defensive Coordinator, Charles Kelly

The Berry High School Football team went to two football camps at Auburn University.  They competed at a seven on seven camp on Friday, June 7. The Wildcats went 3-3 at the camp.  Players that participated in the seven on seven camp were Kemari Hollingsworth, Lake Norris, Max Westbrook, Jayden Smith, Ace Norris, Seth Traweek, Luke Ward, Ashton Waltrip, Drayke Parr, Dalton Greene, Dale Gray, Cody Lollar, and Jake Martin. The Wildcats then attended a linemen camp on Sunday, June 9.

FCHS welcomes new basketball coach


Fayette County High School Basketball Coach Jake Mitchell is shown with his wife Emma and their two children Lily and Asher.

Fayette County High School has started a new era for its basketball program with the recent hiring of Jake Mitchell, a seasoned coach with a decade of experience and a personal connection to the sport.

Six FCHS seniors recognized during athletic signing



On Friday, May 10, Fayette County High School celebrated the acheivements of six athletes during the athletic scholarship signing. Shown from left to right: Brady Jones (Cross Country at Shelton State Community College), Noah Benton ( Football at Lyon College), Hollis Strawbridge (Football at Rhoades College), Cooper Sanford (Baseball at Wallace State in Hanceville), Brantley Stocks (Baseball at Bevill State Community College) and Harrison Unger (Baseball at Bevill State Community College).

FCHS Men’s Golf Team goes undefeated


From left to right: Eli Canterbury, Luke Anderson, Clark Vandiver, Drew Jones, Logan Taylor, Charlie Cooper, and Sawyer Stevens are pictured above during Sectionals at Joe Wheeler State Park Golf Course in Rogersville, Ala.

The FCHS Men’s Golf Team are undefeated this year in the regular season with wins at the West Alabama Conference on Wednesday, March 23, and Invitational on Tuesday, April 23. Both held at the Fayette Country Club. The Tigers were runner up at Sectionals and boasting a low round of 76, Clark Vandiver led the whole field. 

Berry Softball coach Darrell Thomas gets 300th win


Berry Lady Wildcats coach Darrell Thomas, pictured middle back, reached a milestone 300 wins during the team’s Senior Night.

The Lady Wildcats beat Brillant 4-3 on Monday, April 15. Berry erased a 3-1 deficit in the bottom of the 7th inning to force extra innings as Ashlyn Smith scored the go ahead on the RBI single by Shayla Mayfield to celebrate Senior Night and the 300th career win for Berry Softball Coach Darrell Thomas.

Hubbertville boys defeat Lynn in basketball, girls lose to Lynn


Hubbertville players Gracie Dodd, second from left, Laikyn Wright, center, and Haylee Pollard, right, battle with a South Lamar player for the ball. (Photo By Amy Aldridge)
The Hubbertville’s boys basketball team defeated Lynn 43-29 in a game played Jan. 22 at Hubbertville. The leading scorer in the game was the Lions' Tanner Upton, with 15 points and also 13 rebounds.