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  • Jay rolls to 40-16 victory

    Stephanie Cunningham, Ledger Staff|Sep 5, 2019

    Friday night lights shown bright on Jay when the Royals took home the victory against the Cottondale 40-16 Friday night in Jay. Jay will be back in action this Friday night when the travel across the river to take on Flomaton in a 7 p.m. kickoff. Deven Lambeth and Connor Roberts were the stars of the show this past Friday night as they had impressive runs and touch downs during play. In the first quarter, Roberts scored first blood with a 4-yard touchdown run making the score 6-0 in the first. T...

  • Honors continue for FHS players

    Joe Thomas, Ledger Editor|Jul 11, 2019

    Honors for the 2018 Flomaton High School championship football team continue this week when two members of the Class 3A champions will be playing in the Alabama High School Athletic Association's North-South All-Star game in Montgomery. Graduating seniors Devonta Bradley and Bailey Bass will play for the south team on Thursday, July 18, at Crampton Bowl. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. Flomaton head football coach Doug Vickery said it's the first time in Flomaton history that players have been...

  • Hurricanes finish up spring training

    Joe Thomas, Ledger Editor|May 23, 2019

    "Winning breeds winning" and Flomaton head football coach Doug Vickery said he's witnessed that winning attitude in the 2019 Hurricanes that wrapped up spring training Friday night in Flomaton in a jamboree featuring Flomaton, Washington County, Monroe County and Southern Choctaw. In a unique format, the jamboree saw each offense playing against each defense and each defense playing against each offense. Vickery said he liked the format because it gave players time to rest and said the one...

  • Three Royals to compete in Jacksonville track meet

    Gretchen McPherson, Ledger Staff|May 2, 2019

    Three students from Jay High School's track team will compete in the state competition at University of North Florida at Jacksonville scheduled for this weekend. Ninth grader Jillian Thornton will compete in the high jump and 10th-grader Landry Cato will compete in the pole vault on Saturday morning. Junior Conner Roberts will compete in the 300 meter hurdles this Friday, May 3. “There are 17 events in track that will qualify 24 competitors across the state,” said Jay High School's girls' track...

  • Jay, Flomaton heading to state meet

    Joe Thomas, Ledger Editor|May 2, 2019

    Flomaton High School's girls' four by 100-meter relay team is headed to the state track meet this weekend after finishing fifth and qualifying during this past Saturday's finals at the sectional meet held at T.R. Miller High School in Brewton. The team of Jayla Williams, Briana Stuckey, Malin White and Trinidy White covered the 400 meters in :56.46 at the sectional meet. "Just wow," is how Coach Karl Smith explained the team earning a spot in the state meet. "I'm proud for them and what they've...

  • FHS ends season, Miller to face Wildcats

    Joe Thomas, Ledger Editor|Apr 25, 2019

    T.R. Miller will travel to Hale County this Friday to begin its two-out-of three series in the second round of the Class 3A state playoffs after the Tigers swept Flomaton 5-2 and 9-3 in the opening round in Brewton. T.R. Miller 20-5 and Hale County (16-8) will play a double header Friday with the first game starting at 3 p.m. The second game will begin about 30 minutes after the first game. If the teams split Friday they will play the deciding game Saturday. Flomaton ended the 2019 baseball...

  • Canes' Stuckey takes first in dash

    Joe Thomas, Ledger Editor|Apr 25, 2019

    Flomaton eighth grader Briana Stuckey took first place in the 800 meter run and second in the 200 meter dash at the Covington County track meet, which was the final meet before this Friday and Saturday sectional meet at T.R. Miller High School in Flomaton. In the Covington County meet at Straughn High School, Stuckey ran the 800 meters in 2:50.59 and ran the 200 meters in :20.35. “She has a bright future ahead of her,” said Flomaton track coach Karl Smith. “She's very positive and always has a...

  • Canes defeat Warriors, head into playoffs

    Joe Thomas, Ledger Editor|Apr 18, 2019

    Over a two day period last week, Flomaton scored 17 runs on 17 hits to sweep St. Michael Catholic to wrap up its runner-up position in post-season play and will begin the playoffs at 3 p.m. at T.R. Miller. Flomaton defeated St. Michael 5-0 last Thursday at Fairhope and then defeated the Warriors 12-2 Friday to sweep the series. The tie-breaking game scheduled for Friday was cancelled. Flomaton will travel to Miller Friday for a best-of-three series with the first game scheduled for 3 p.m. The...

  • Two headed to All Star game

    Joe Thomas|Apr 18, 2019

    A season of 'firsts' continue for the 2018 Flomaton High School football team which won the school's first football state championship Dec. 6, with a 23-15 win over Piedmont at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn. Two seniors on that team, Devonta Bradley and Bailey Bass have been selected to play in the Alabama High School Athletic Association's North-South All Star game July 19 at Crampton Bowl in Montgomery. Head coach Doug Vickery said Bradley and Bass are the first Flomaton football players to be...

  • Chiefs pound Hurricanes 9-0

    Joe Thomas, Ledger Editor|Apr 4, 2019

    Northview jumped on Flomaton early and never let up as the Chiefs defeated the Hurricanes 9-0 Tuesday night in a game that saw Northview collect seven hits and commit no errors while the Hurricanes had seven errors and only two hits. Flomaton will be idle until Thursday, April 11, when the Hurricanes enter an area series with St. Michael's to determine the Hurricanes' post season hopes. In the three-team area of Flomaton, Bayside and St. Michael's, Bayside is in the driver's seat for the area...

  • Jay lifters advance

    Ledger Staff|Apr 4, 2019

    Jay's James Eddings and Dylan Phillips will advance to the state weight lifting meet April 13 in Panama City following their success March 29 at the regional meet. Eddings was the regional champion in the 183-pound class with a total of 580 pounds and Phillips was the regional runner-up in the 119-pound class with a total of 385 pounds. The Jay team that participated in regional meet are front row from left, Kaden Roberson, Stone Brown, Phillips and Hunter Deese. Back row is head coach Jace...

  • Canes playoff chances still alive

    Joe Thomas, Ledger Editor|Mar 28, 2019

    Flomaton High School's chance of winning the area title and hosting an opening round playoff game took a hit Friday night in the rubber game of a three-game series against Bayside Academy with the Admirals winning the nightcap of a double header 6-3. Flomaton's playoff hopes now ride on an April 11 and April 12 series with St. Michael's. This past Thursday, Flomaton lost to Bayside 2-1 in eight innings at Bayside. The Hurricanes bounced back to defeat the Admirals 12-4 in the opening game...

  • FHS track team off to winning start

    Joe Thomas, Ledger Editor|Mar 14, 2019

    The Flomaton High School class of 2018-19 continues to make sports history with the school having its first-ever track team and Daquan Johnson added to his Most Valuable Player award in the Class 3A football championship game by becoming the Hurricanes' first, first-place finisher in a track meet held March 7 in Jay. Under the direction of Coach Karl Smith, the Hurricanes fielded it first track team with both boys and girls and he hopes to see the sport grow in Flomaton. "When I got hired here...

  • Royals take 5-1 victory over Canes

    Joe Thomas, Ledger Editor|Mar 14, 2019

    Jay's Nathan Archer allowed one run on one hit in five innings and struck out 11 to lead the Royals to a 5-1 win over Flomaton Friday afternoon at Flomaton. Flomaton's Jackson Steele had the only hit on the day for the Hurricanes when he delivered an RBI single in the bottom of the third to score Alex Cash, who led off the inning with a walk. Flomaton will be back in action today (Thursday) when the Hurricanes travel to T.R. Miller for a 4 p.m. game. T.R. Miller will come to Flomaton Friday...

  • Hurricanes fall to Northview 6-1, storm back to defeat Central 9-6

    Joe Thomas, LEdger Editor|Mar 7, 2019

    After losing to Northview 6-1 at home Monday, Flomaton High School bounced back to defeat Central in Chumuckla 9-6 Tuesday night to move to 4-2 on the season. Flomaton will be back in action this Friday hosting the Jay Royals. The junior varsity will play at 4 p.m. followed by the varsity at 6 p.m. Flomaton will travel to J.U. Blacksher Monday with identical times of 4 p.m. for the junior varsity and 6 p.m. for the varsity. Northview 6, FHS 1 On a cold night in Flomaton Monday, the Hurricanes...

  • Canes fall 13-1 in opener

    Joe Thomas, Ledger Editor|Feb 21, 2019

    “We didn't play well all around,” is how Flomaton High School head baseball coach Wes Sessions explained the Hurricanes' 13-1 loss to T.R. Miller Tuesday night in the season opener at the county tournament. “I've got higher expectations than what we did last night,” Sessions said Wednesday. “We've got seven seniors and we're still looking forward to a great year. This one game won't define us.” Sessions said the Canes didn't put the ball into play but five times, committed five errors and...

  • Eddings inks his dream with Warner

    Joe Thomas, Ledger Editor|Feb 14, 2019

    When James Eddings was 4-years old and started playing football in Myrtle Grove he knew it was a game he loved and something he wanted to continue playing. The Jay High School senior will see that dream continue next fall after signing a scholarship with Warner College, a Christian college in Lake Wells, Fla., near Lakeland. Eddings said he fell in love with Warner College the first time he went down there, especially the multiple lakes in the area that will allow him to continue his second...

  • Hurricane season ends

    Feb 14, 2019

    Flomaton High School's basketball team came short of setting the school record of 22 wins with back-to-back losses to Thomasville and Mobile Christian in the 3A state playoffs. The Hurricanes lost 53-50 to Thomasville at home on Feb. 7 and saw the season come to an end Tuesday night at Mobile Christian, 65-61. The 2018-19 Hurricanes set the bar high by tying the school record with 21 wins and had the highest offensive performance in Flomaton history with its 113-33 win over T.R. Miller High...

  • Hurricane cagers setting new records

    Joe Thomas, Ledger Editor|Feb 7, 2019

    Flomaton High School's football team reached goals never achieved in the history of FHS and now the Hurricane basketball team is rewriting the record book following Tuesday night's 113-33 victory over T.R. Miller in the opening round of the area basketball tournament. Flomaton set the regular season win record with 20 wins, topping the old record of 19. It has now tied the record of 21 wins in a season with its victory over T.R. Miller. The Hurricanes, now 21-7, will host Thomasville in a 7...

  • 'V' is top coach; three Canes honored

    Joe Thomas, Ledger Editor|Jan 10, 2019

    Flomaton High School head football coach Doug Vickery was named the Class 3A Coach of the Year by the Alabama Sportswriters Association which also tapped Bailey Bass and Daquan Johnson on the first team All-State Team. Da'Shun Odom received an Honorable Mention by the sportswriters, but Coach Vickery said he was a little bit disappointed by the lack of respect more players on the 2018 state championship team didn't get the recognition they deserved. The honors continued with Johnson being named...

  • Canes beat Piedmont for state title

    Joe Thomas, Ledger Editor|Dec 13, 2018

    Flomaton High School brought home the school's first football state championship Thursday afternoon from Jordan-Hare Stadium on the campus of Auburn University in a game Hurricane head coach Doug Vickery said "For the next 100 years people will talk about the 2018 Hurricanes". Flomaton defeated Piedmont 23-12 to claim the Alabama Class 3A championship in Auburn. It marked the first time in 94 years of football being played in Flomaton that the Hurricanes took home the championship trophy. "I'm...

  • Canes head to finals after 34-33 win

    Joe Thomas, Ledger Editor|Dec 6, 2018

    Flomaton High School is headed to Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn for the Class 3A state championship game following a thrilling 34-33 victory over Providence Christian Friday night that wasn't settled until the Hurricanes blocked a 27-yard field goal attempt as time ran off the clock. The 2018 Hurricanes continue to rewrite the history book. It took Flomaton to the next chapter last week by defeating Pike County 12-10 to advance to the state semi-finals for the first time in the school's 94-year...

  • Hurricanes storm Winfield to advance

    Joe Thomas, Ledger Editor|Nov 22, 2018

    Flomaton raced to a 19-0 halftime lead Friday night in Winfield in the second round of the Class 3A state playoffs and left with a 32-7 victory that sends the Hurricanes to the third round of the playoffs this Friday night at Pike County. Tensions rose at the end of the game with the previously undefeated Pirates losing their first game of the season, but Flomaton head coach Doug Vickery said “everything's good.” “I don't think they had really been tested before,” Vickery said. “They hadn't pl...

  • Hurricanes blow in 40-14 playoff win

    Stephanie Cunningham, Ledger Staff|Nov 15, 2018

    Devonta Bradley intercepted three passes and caused two fumbles while Daquan Johnson ran for five touchdowns to lead Flomaton to a 40-14 win over Montgomery Academy Friday night in the opening round of the Class 3A state playoffs. The win advances the Hurricanes to the second round with Flomaton traveling to Winfield this Friday night. "We played a very good Montgomery Academy team," said Flomaton head coach Doug Vickery. "I thought we played really well on both sides of the football. "The defen...

  • Cougars edge out in 39-31 win over Edgewood

    Joe Thomas, Ledger Editor|Nov 15, 2018

    Escambia Academy's Patrick McGhee rushed 40 times for 408 yards and scored six touchdowns to lead the Cougars to a 39-31 victory over Edgewood Academy to send EA to Veterans Memorial Stadium on the campus of Troy University Friday afternoon to defend its AISA Class 2A state title. Escambia Academy will take on Autauga Academy at 3:30 p.m. in sort of a 'rubber' game between to two AISA powers. EA defeated Autauga in the title game 30-20 last year to win the title and Generals defeated the...

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