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Guntersville swept Wenonah 18-0 and 15-1

Guntersville swept Wenonah 18-0 and 15-1 two sweep a Class 5A first round series tonight. The Wildcats (20-8) advance to play Springville or Brooks. Game 1: Guntersville won 18-0 (4 innings): Bryson Massey struck out 13, allowed only one hit and walked none. Cooper Self went 2-for-2 with a double, two walks and two RBIs. […]

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Coach Bell gets ASHOF award while battling cancer

The last year has been an emotional roller-coaster for Wenonah girls basketball coach Emanuel Bell. Doctors diagnosed Bell with lung cancer last fall, and he coached through the treatments and led the Dragons to a fourth straight AHSAA Class 5A championship – thanks to a last-minute rally in the state final against Charles Henderson. Now, […]

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Wenonah places 3 on ASWA All-State girls basketball team

Four-time Class 5A defending champion Wenonah placed three players on the Alabama Sports Writers Association All-State girls basketball team. Alexus Dye, Faith Reynolds and Jayla Morrow all earned spots on the team while Wenonah’s Emanuel Bell was selected Class 5A Coach of the Year. Dye was named to the first team, Reynolds the second team […]

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Alabama vs Mississippi All Star Games @ Alabama State March 17th

Alabama signees Alex Reese of Pelham and Herb Jones of Hale County are part of Alabama’s roster for the 27th Alabama-Mississippi All-Star games. The girls-boys doubleheader will be played March 17 at the Dunn-Oliver Acadome on the campus of Alabama State in Montgomery. The girls tip at 5 p.m., followed by the boys at 7. […]

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Wenonah rallies past Chas Henderson to win 4th straight 5A girls championship

Charles Henderson had Maori Davenport. Wenonah had championship poise. The Dragons (30-3) rallied from a five-point deficit in the final minute to win a fourth straight Class 5A girls championship by beating Charles Henderson 55-52, enduring a virtuoso performance by Davenport, the Trojans’ 6-foot-4 sophomore center. RELATED: Read about Emanuel Bell’s cancer fight RELATED: See today’s […]

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Wenonah Girls 55 – Chas Henderson (Troy) 52

For months, Wenonah’s Emanuel Bell fought stage 4 lung cancer while issuing simple instructions to his girls: No more tears. Don’t worry baby, Bell, in his raspy, baritone voice, told his players, as well as legions of people that love him. He was going to beat cancer, like so many girls basketball teams he faced […]

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Wenonah Girls 67 – Fairview (Cullman) 46

 4:00 PM Girls Basketball Final Wenonah 67 Fairview 46 Complete Box Score » Something had to give. The Class 5A Northwest Regional final pitted a three-time defending state champion against a team on a 14-game winning streak. In a matchup of teams not accustomed to losing, No. 2-ranked Wenonah knocked off No. 10 Fairview 67-46 […]

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Wenonah Girls 59 – Mae Jemison (Hunts) 37

Things appeared to be going according to plan for Wenonah. The Dragons quickly built a double-digit lead – thanks to three early 3-pointers – and started to pull away from Mae Jemison in a girls Class 5A Northwest Regional semifinal at Tom Drake Coliseum in Hanceville. RELATED: See today’s live updates But Mae Jemison then […]

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Wenonah 50 – Lee (Huntsville) 53

Wenonah needed one more shot. Lee-Huntsville made sure it didn’t happen.Trailing 51-50 with 20.4 seconds remaining, the Dragons were set to inbound the ball under its own basket and coach Audwin Howard designed a final play.A long pass went to Cameron Tucker, who dribbled into the front court and darted into the lane. Instead of […]

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Wenonah girls #1 In AHSAA 5A Basketball

CLASS 5A 1. Wenonah (13-2) 2. Faith Academy (18-1) 3. Charles Henderson (16-3) 4. Brewbaker Tech (13-4) 5. Central-Tuscaloosa (14-5) 6. Sylacauga (14-3) 7. Mae Jemison (16-6) 8. Eufaula (14-2) 9. Fairview (16-6) 10. West Point (15-3) Others nominated: Arab (13-8), Carroll (15-3), Pleasant Grove (17-5 Complete article

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