Fall Sports In Full Swing

By: Tim Lambert

Congratulations to James Clemens’ Jaylen Brown on his football commitment to Missouri and Satchel Wheeler and J.T. Johnson for their baseball commitments to Snead State. Athens High’s Spencer Dowland also committed to Auburn football.

Football highlights

Athens 63, East Limestone 14

Athens JV 20, East Limestone 6

Athens 35, Bob Jones 28

Athens 44, Decatur 16

Clements 46, Holly Pond 12

Clements JV 12, Elkmont 0

Clements MS 22, Elkmont 6

East Limestone JV 22, Ardmore 14

East Limestone MS 22, Ardmore 6

Elkmont 30, Sheffield 29

Elkmont 64, Brindlee Mountain 0

Elkmont 44, Phil Campbell 22

James Clemens 26, Gardendale 21

James Clemens FR 36, Grissom 8

James Clemens JV 13, Grissom 0

James Clemens 40, Bob Jones 13

Tanner 74, Tharptown 8

West Limestone 16, Ardmore 7

West Limestone 29, Clements 26 (2OT)


Volleyball highlights


Calhoun defeated Gadsden State, Lawson State, Bevill State, Snead State, Itawamba, Pearl River, Northeast Mississippi, Northwest Mississippi, and Coastal Alabama-South

Athens Bible School defeated Oakwood Adventist, and Colbert Heights

Ardmore defeated Clements, Westminster, West Limestone, and Rogers

Athens defeated Hartselle, Hatton, Deshler, Cullman, Russellville, Wilson, East Lawrence and Columbia, East Lawrence, and Vinemont.

Clements defeated Lindsay Lane, Deshler, Lexington, Ardmore. and West Limestone.

East Limestone defeated ABS, Elkmont, Columbia, Randolph, Ardmore, Murray County (TN), and Westminster.

Elkmont defeated Tanner, ABS, Sheffield, Falkville, and East Lawrence.

James Clemens defeated Randolph, Sparkman, and New Hope.

Lindsay Lane defeated Rogers, Randolph, Alabama School of Cybertech, and Tanner.

West Limestone defeated East Limestone, Elkmont, Tanner, ABS, and Colbert Heights.

Cross Country results

Calhoun teams finished third at the UNA Invitational; the men were led by Thomas Ross’ time of 29:01.6, while Daisy Hernandez ran a 21:32.3 to lead the women. James Clemens’ Luke Alverson was first in the varsity boys division at the Spain Park Twilight Meet; Kylie Gero was runner-up in varsity girls. At the Brooks Tennessee River Classic, Athens High’s Catherine Johnston won the varsity girls’ 5A-7A race, Cayden Smith was second in JV boys, Kaylie Key of ABS was 3rd in 1A-4A varsity girls, while Ethan Barnes was first in JV boys, and West Limestone’s Harmony Ross led the pack in JV girls.

At the Chickasaw Trails, James Clemens’ Luke Alverson placed 5th in the boys’ large school division; Kylie Gero was 10th on the girls’ side. Ardmore’s Addison Tiemann won the girls’ high school division at the Firehawk Invitational with Athens Bible School’s Kaylie Key in second. Elkmont’s Andy Hinkle and Daniel Christ finished 2nd and 3rd in high school boys.

5K runs

Andy Hinkle of Elkmont was first in males 10-14 at the Swing Through 5K at Calhoun, Christel Kennedy and Justin Shelton of Athens won in their respective 30-39 categories, Brian Gallagher of Athens finished first in males 60-69 and Kathy Harper won females 70 and over. At the Brothers for Life 5K, Daisy Hernandez of Elkmont was the top finisher in the 15-19 female age group, Juan Hernandez was first in males 25-29, Hayden Luyk of Athens won the male 30-34 division, Christel Kennedy finished first in females 35-39, Rick Luyk of Athens was frontrunner in males 60-69 and Kathy Harper of Athens won the female 70 and over category.


Calhoun men’s basketball will be hosting a prospect camp for grades 10-12 September 17 from 2 till 6 p.m. at Kelley Gymnasium. Cost is $75. For more information, contact Coach Derrick Powell at derrick.powell@calhoun.edu or call 334-303-3013.

The Jets All-In Campaign has been set up to help various athletic programs at James Clemens. For more information on donating, go online to www.jcathletics.net.

Various fitness classes are being offered Monday through Saturday at the Athens Recreation Center including Super Circuit, Yoga, Balanced Bootcamp, and more. Call 256-233-8740 for more information or visit the Parks and Recreation page on the Athens City website at www.athensal.us.

Hear streaming play-by-play of James Clemens and Limestone County football games this season by going to www.pasnetwork.net. Check out the list of upcoming games to find out when you can hear your team in action.

By: Tim Lambert

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