Geneva Panthers aiming for a playoff three-peat

GENEVA, Ala. (WDHN) — In the City of Two Rivers the Geneva Panthers are hoping to make it to the playoffs for the third year in a row. Seventh-year Head Coach Les Sanders says the team has had a much better spring and summer than last year because they aren’t having to work around COVID-19 protocols.
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Recent rainfall delays Rip Hewes Stadium improvements

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — After years of contemplating, the city of Dothan agreed to finally give Rip Hewes Stadium a makeover after five decades. The renovation process makes up of two phases. “Phase one this year is primarily resurfacing the parking lot, adding some landscaping in the parking lot, putting...
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2021 Wiregrass Two-A-Days: Carroll Eagles

OZARK, Ala. (WTVY) - The Carroll Eagles are entering their second season with Patrick Plott at the helm of the program. In his first season, Plott would lead Carroll to a 3-7 record but those three wins enough to get the eagles into the postseason. It was a rough start...
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2021 Wiregrass Two-A-Days: Dale County Warriors

MIDLAND CITY, Ala. (WTVY) - A new era is awaiting the Dale County Warriors in 2021. Don Moore has stepped down as head coach after three seasons allowing LukeTtucker to step in and take over the reins of the program. It has been quite the quick adjustment for Tucker who...
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Enterprise's Dylan Bradshaw has 'unfinished business' as leader for Troy football team

Flash back to 2016 when Dylan Bradshaw arrived at Troy University as a heralded freshman center from Enterprise High School. “If you had asked me when I stepped on campus at Troy if I would be here six years, I would have told you, ‘No way,’” Bradshaw said during the Sun Belt Conference Media Day last week. “College football is a grind – it can be tough on you at times – but I’m unbelievably thankful to be where I am at right now.”
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New Brockton hosts 7-on-7 Tournament

The New Brockton High School football team hosted seven other teams from around the Wiregrass in a 7-on-7 Football Tournament on July 13. Joining the Gamecocks were Providence Christian, Elba, Florala, Chipley (Fla.), Highland Home, GW Long and Ariton. “I had a goal of trying to do that – to...
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Hartselle’s Wisener competes in 2021 Future Masters Golf Tournament

Hartselle junior Tristin Wisener recently competed in the Future Masters Golf Tournament in Dothan, AL. The tournament was held June 19-26. He won the 15/16 age division and finished fourth overall after shooting a -1. He opened with an even-par 70 on day one and followed that up with a one-over 71 on day two. He closed the three-day event with a two-under to finish with a total of 209.
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Dothan Eagle names Enterprise's Rhett Harrelson as 2020-21 Coach of the Year

As a former player at Enterprise High School, Rhett Harrelson always felt the Wildcat boys basketball program had the potential to be a state contender. Nine years after his final game at the school, he helped the program realize that potential, guiding the Wildcats to the Class 7A state championship game this past winter, the first state title game appearance in boys basketball history at the school. Overall, EHS finished with a 22-7 record in Harrelson’s third year as coach at his alma mater despite a tough schedule.
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Pike County Schools makes way for PCHS athletic complex

Two iconic business structures on South Main Street in Brundidge came down this week to make additional space for the athletic complex planned for Pike County High School. Dr. Mark Bazzell, superintendent of Pike County Schools, said the school system has secured the two properties on South Main Street, a former service station and a 7-11 market. Plans are for the properties to be the gateway into the PCHS Athletic Complex.
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Dothan Eagle names Slocomb's Nobles as Male Athlete of Year

Before the start of the past academic year, Slocomb junior Jaylen Nobles was aware that playing four sports might be “rough,” but he felt he needed to do so. Turns out, the rough load didn’t seem to hold Nobles back. He earned Dothan Eagle Super 12 honors and all-state accolades...
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‘Good job’ at State Games

I have competed in six Alabama State Games. The 2021 Games were promoted by Dean Kelley and the rest of the coaches, who all did a great job. It was a good crowd at opening ceremony; walking down the hill with our flags was a good feeling. Dothan Runners had...
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Dale County football entering a new coaching era

DALE COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — Wrapping up our first week of Wiregrass football previews we’re taking a look at the Dale County Warriors. It’ll be a new era for the Warriors as first-year Head Coach Luke Tucker is taking over the program. This is Tucker’s first time serving as a...

HIGHLIGHTS: U.S. gymnasts prepare for competition

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - Here are some clips as we prepare for opening day of the Olympics. Simone Biles practiced her historic new vault, a Yurchenko double pike, at women’s Olympic gymnastics podium training. If she lands the vault in competition, it will be named after her. Suni Lee, a...
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Wiregrass United Way announces Pacesetter Campaign kickoff

This year’s Wiregrass United Way (WUW) Pacesetter Kickoff will begin Aug. 3 at 8:30 a.m. at the Wiregrass Rehabilitation Center in Dothan with the slogan “The Way to a Better Wiregrass.”. WUW volunteers will package 30,000 meals to feed individuals and families in need throughout southeast Alabama. These meals will...

Elba Tigers football trying to bounce back into the playoffs

ELBA, Ala. (WDHN) — In the City of Flowing Wells the Elba Tigers are preparing for football season. Head Coach Marc Sieving is entering his second year with the Tigers and this year’s goal is to bounce back into the playoffs. Sieving believes now that he has a year under...

DHS football continues to get stronger

The Daleville High School football team turned a negative into a positive last week when a planned organized team activity with Zion Chapel was cancelled. The two teams were scheduled for their second OTA against one another in the past two weeks but Zion Chapel was unable to make the trip to Daleville, so the Warhawks decided they would continue to compete against one another. Head coach Will Garner split his team up into two groups and treated like any other OTA would be treated.

Elba represented on AHSAA All-Star golf team

The Elba Tigers were represented this week at the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s [AHSAA] All-Star golf competition by Coach Mark Wicker and student Peyton McCart. Wicker coached the South team for the AHSAA All-Star Week golf competition while Peyton McCart played for the South team. It was a rain-shortened...
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Troy Trojans have sense of urgency

Going into his third year as the Troy head football coach, Chip Lindsey understands there is a sense of urgency to show marked improvement. “Troy – we have a great tradition here and we expect to compete for championships,” Lindsey said. “I understand that, and so does everybody on our team and that’s what our goal is to get back into that position that we’re competing for the Sun Belt championship every year.”