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Taking on a talented Logos Prep team from Sugar Land in a charity scrimmage Thursday, it was bittersweet for the Lions. 

Huntsville volleyball coach Debbie Hightower called a quick timeout early in Tuesday’s match against the Bryan Vikings. The Lady Hornets trailed 13-9 and things were looking a little shaky.

It must seems like so long ago since we saw the Bearkats playing for a national championship for the second straight time, the Hornets and Bulldogs return to the playoffs and the Lions make a long postseason run to the TAPPS six-man semifinals.

Whew! Have y’all caught your breath yet? That Bearkat football game on Friday night was something else, huh? That was college football the way it’s supposed to be played.

The past 12 months have certainly been fun, haven’t they?

Pushed around for one period Tuesday, the Lions of Alpha Omega Academy decided to push back. In a District 7A basketball game, Lions coach Clint Allen told his players they needed to fight fire with fire. Alpha Omega Academy got physical, turned up the intensity and cruised to a 54-32 victo…

Along with the Hornets, Bulldogs and Bearkats, the Alpha Omega Academy Lions will strap on their pads and helmets and hit the football field in a couple of months. With head coach Craig Hooper, who was hired recently, the Lions will begin their inaugural six-man football season this fall. A…

The gym at Huntsville’s Alpha Omega Academy is sure to be rocking this afternoon. Playoff season starts at 4:30 p.m. with the AOA boys hosting The Oaks Adventist from Houston in a first-round game. The Lions finished second in their district with a 12-2 record. Coach Clint Allen says his AO…

Like the football team from Huntsville High School, the Lady Hornets’ volleyball team will be playing in the postseason this fall. For the ninth consecutive season, Huntsville is advancing to the state volleyball playoffs no matter the outcome of the Lady Hornets’ last two matches. Currentl…

Well now you have seen how the staff at the Huntsville Item voted for the top stories of the year. Now it is time to see what the readers in Huntsville felt were the top sports stories of 2005: 1. Led by Alisha Fowler, Chrissy Engle, Jennifer Henrichsen and Cynthia Yarotsky, the Bearkat vol…

In a few more days, we’ll all be counting down the last seconds on 2005 and turning the page to a new year. For the past week or so, writers, editors and the photographer at The Huntsville Item have been looking back at what was a memorable year in Huntsville and the surrounding area. We’v…

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