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Wenonah 33 – Fairifeld 6

Wenonah coach Ronald Cheatham has a simple plan every week: The opponent can’t win if it can’t score. “We have a philosophy here at Wenonah – if you play defense, you always have a chance to win,” he said. Just look at tonight’s 33-6 victory over Fairfield as a perfect example. The Dragons (6-2 overall, […]

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Wenonah 20 – Moody 7

Wenonah 20 – Moody 7.  Next game: Friday, October 14th, Fairfield @Wenonah –  Homecoming

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Wenonah 27 – Pleasant Grove 7

Anthony Hudson returned a punt 71 yards for a touchdown and Xavier Stewart returned an interception 26 yards for a score as Wenonah (4-2, 3-1) pulled away in the second half for a 27-7 victory over Pleasant Grove (2-4, 2-2) in Class 5A, Region 5 action Thursday. Deadlocked at 7-all at the half, Carlos Rogers […]

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Wenonah 14 – Bessemer City 29

In the teams’ first meeting since 2007, Bessemer City earned a 29-15 victory over Wenonah. That’s two wins in a row for (4-2) Bessemer City, while Wenonah has lost (3-2) two of its last three games.  Complete article

Wenonah 14 – Briarwood Christian 15

Briarwood Christian made clutch plays to come back from a two-touchdown deficit and defeat Wenonah 15-14 Friday night in Class 5A, Region 5 play. With the win, the Lions (2-1) moved into a tie with Fairfield for the lead in the region at 2-0 ahead of next week’s meeting. The win on Friday night, though, seemed in […]

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Kaitlyn Rodgers & Coach Bell Lead Girls All-Metro Team

It’s the primary instinct for every kid when picking up a basketball for the first time — throw it in the basket. Offense is easy, quantifiable. Score and make headlines. Defense requires hard work and discipline with a lots of mental toughness. It’s about desire. Birmingham girls basketball Metro Player of the Year Kaitlyn Rodgers […]

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Wenonah Girls leads season-ending rankings

Seven AHSAA girls state champions were recently crowned, but who’s the best of the best? Class 5A Wenonah tops the final Power 10 rankings after winning its third straight title with only one loss this season. RELATED: Meet the 14 AHSAA state champs The Dragons edged undefeated LeFlore for the top spot. The rankings are […]

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Coach Bell and Kaitlyn Rodgers in Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game

Twenty-four seniors have been selected to represent Alabama in the 26th annual Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Basketball Games at Mississippi College at Clinton, Miss., on March 18. The Alabama teams, comprised of 12 senior boys and 12 senior girls, were announced Tuesday by Alvin Briggs, Director of the Alabama High School Athletic Directors & Coaches Association (AHSADCA). […]

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Wenonah Girls 52 – Center Point 38

Girls, Wenonah 52, Center Point 38 :Jayla Morrow recorded 15 points, six steals and five assists, and Alexus Dye added 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Dragons (26-1). Taylor Henderson had 16 points for Center Point.  Complete article

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Wenonah Girls 49 – Shades Valley 62

Wenonah suffers first loss Camryn London scored 21 points as Class 6A, unranked Shades Valley defeated 5A No. 1 and previously unbeaten Wenonah 62-49. Wenonah led 28-27 at halftime, but Shades Valley swung momentum by outscoring the Dragons 17-8 in the third quarter. Nadia Cathey added 15 points for the host Mounties (14-7), who knocked […]

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