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The Alpha Omega Lady Lions picked up another victory on Tuesday night, beating Lovelady at home in four sets (25-10, 25-15, 23-25, 25-19).

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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.

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Huntsville freshman Courtney Tibiletti turned a solid golf team into one of the state’s best in 2011. With Tibiletti and seniors Madison Ward and Lindsey Lunceford leading the way, the Lady Hornets won the District 18-4A championship, they were runners-up at the regional tournament and they …

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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.

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

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The Lady Lions have been here before and it’s a scene that they should remember well. After all it was only a year ago. After winning the District 7A championship last February, Alpha Omega Academy received a bye in the first round of the playoffs. The Lady Lions then hosted Dallas Tyler St…

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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…

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Surprise, surprise. Huntsville High School volleyball coach Debbie Hightower was voted Coach of the Year for 2005 by The Huntsville Item. In a close vote, Hightower edged Sam Houston State track and field coach Curtis Collier, New Waverly High School volleyball coach Tim Gray, Alpha Omega A…

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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…

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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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