Category: Sports

Central among four  co-champions at Hoover City Elite 7 on 7 tourney

Central among four co-champions at Hoover City Elite 7 on 7 tourney

By Mark Clark The Central High Red Devils were on fire Saturday as they entered the elimination portion of the Hoover City Elite 7 on ... Read More

Mark Clark: My best and worst performances ever in baseball

Mark Clark: My best and worst performances ever in baseball

Reading Time: 5 minutes It has been quite a while since I played baseball, but there are some things I remember well about my time ... Read More

Mark Clark: Baseball players who ended their careers far too early

Mark Clark: Baseball players who ended their careers far too early

On another page of this newspaper, I compiled a list of five athletes who played the game too long – Michael Vick, Michael Jordan, Johnny ... Read More

Freshmen win 7-on-7 competition

Freshmen win 7-on-7 competition

By Mark Clark  They did it again. The Central High Freshman football team won its own 7-on-7 camp competition for the second year in a ... Read More

XFL’s plans for upcoming season starting to take shape

XFL’s plans for upcoming season starting to take shape

By JOE REEDY AP Sports Writer LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Oliver Luck's first year as the XFL's commissioner has mostly been confined to the ... Read More

Durant, Irving make Nets the talk of the town in New York

Durant, Irving make Nets the talk of the town in New York

By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Just three seasons ago, the Brooklyn Nets were the worst team in the NBA. On ... Read More

Friday’s US win most-watched WWC quarterfinal match

Friday’s US win most-watched WWC quarterfinal match

By The Associated Press undefined The Americans' 2-1 victory over France set a record for the most-watched Women's World Cup quarterfinal match on U.S. English-language ... Read More

PC 11U wins state championship

PC 11U wins state championship

By Mark Clark Two down, two to go. That is what the Phenix City Cal Ripken Jr. Baseball League’s 11U all-stars are facing now that ... Read More

Carson Swilling Invited to participate in Inaugural League Sponsored by MLB Baseball and USA Baseball

By Richard Day June 10 started out as any Monday would, but then a phone call changed all of that for the Swilling’s of Smiths ... Read More

Mark Clark: 49 years ago, the Vikings were undefeated

Mark Clark: 49 years ago, the Vikings were undefeated

I know my wife would like for me to finish cleaning up my room – and I am trying to do that. However, there are ... Read More

Mark Clark: Will Ross stay in college or bolt for pro league?

Mark Clark: Will Ross stay in college or bolt for pro league?

There is no doubt that former Central High star wide receiver Justyn Ross has the talent to play professional football right now. Ross, as a ... Read More

Pelicans take Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

Pelicans take Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Zion Williamson plays with force and ferocity, a Hulk in hightops who looks as though ... Read More

Magic pick Auburn’s Chuma Okeke No. 16 overall in NBA draft

Magic pick Auburn’s Chuma Okeke No. 16 overall in NBA draft

By FRED GOODALL AP Sports Writer ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Chuma Okeke conceded there were times over the past two months when he wondered whether ... Read More