Author Archives: Mark Mize

Dorothy Laverl Wilburn

Mrs. Dorothy Laverl Wilburn, 81, of Ardmore, Ala., died May 19, 2017, at Athens-Limestone Hospital, in Athens, Ala.   She is preceded in death by husband Woodrow Wilburn; parents, Mathew and Callie Parker Dixon; son Dennis Wilburn; grandson George Greene III; five brothers; and two sisters.   Survivors include sons, Ray Wilburn and wife Tammy of Ardmore, Ala., Stanley Wilburn […]

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Bobcats Come Out on Top in Physical Game Against Franklin County

In a game in which multiple technical fouls were called and one fan was ejected, the Giles County High School boys’ basketball team kept their cool and came away with a 61-55 victory over Franklin County Tuesday night.   Both cheering sections were out in full force for each school, and the play on the court became similarly intense at […]

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Second Quarter Run Leads to Lady Bobcat Victory at Home

The Giles County High School girls’ basketball team more than made up for a slow start, using a top-flight second quarter effort to defeat Franklin County 67-52 Tuesday night.   The Lady Bobcats traded baskets early on against the Rebelettes, leading just 18-15 at the end of the first quarter. Defensive stops and points in transition led to 11-straight points […]

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Minor Hill Pulls Away from Raiders in Second Half

The Minor Hill boys’ basketball team battled through a tightly contested opening half against Richland Monday, but pulled away late for a 44-29 win behind strong post play from Jeremiah Dudley.   Josh Marshall opened the game with a 3-pointer for Richland in a low-scoring first quarter. Daniel Nicholson hit a driving lay-in to end the first frame with a […]

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