Walk-Off Homer Propels 12U to State Title

The Giles County 12-year-old All-Stars avenged a district championship loss to Lawrence County in dramatic fashion, defeating their western rivals in the state semifinals and finishing undefeated en route to another state championship.   The local all-stars finished a perfect 3-0 in pool play before defeating Lawrence County and Bellevue… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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Post 60 Earns Third Seed in Independence Day Classic

American Legion Post 60’s senior club defeated Maroon, Ill., in an Independence Day Tournament in Columbia, also falling narrowly to powerhouse Texarkana, Ark., and Tuscaloosa, Ala.   Post 60 earned the three seed heading into the knockout round Saturday, falling to Tuscaloosa 9-7 to see their tournament run come to… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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American Legion Post 60 Baseball Adds Junior Team

The American Legion Post 60 baseball team is competing this summer with a junior team for the first time in program history.   Head coach Fred Aymett has infused the younger team, which includes players who have yet to graduate high school, with local talent and hopes that the end… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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GCHS Baseball Star Weighs Options Following MLB Draft

Giles County High School baseball star Ben Peoples will now have a difficult decision on his hands as the right-handed ace played his way to multiple Division-I scholarships and a 22nd round MLB draft selection.   But according to high school coach Dustin Hill, there may be no wrong answer… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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Former Bobcat Named Rookie Pitcher of the Year

After revitalizing his baseball career with a change to a sidearm delivery, Giles County native Tucker Duke has grown into one of the more successful college Bobcats in recent years at Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Ala.   Duke developed into a district starting pitcher as an upperclassman during his time… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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C&C Printing Sponsors Third Champion

C&C Printing continued a successful summer, sponsoring its third champion between Cal Ripken Baseball, Little League Softball and Babe Ruth Baseball last week.   This time, the C&C Printing team was from the Babe Ruth classification as champions and all-stars were announced Thursday at Sam Davis Park. Citizen finished second… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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Cal Ripken League Names Champs, All-Stars

Another Cal Ripken Baseball season is in the book at Exchange Park as division winners and the league’s seven all-star teams were announced Saturday.   The seven all-star clubs consisting of 12 players each will represent Giles County in upcoming district tournaments where local clubs have historically had success.  … Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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Two Raiders Sign With Anderson University

Sending players on to the next level evokes a sense of pride in any high school sports program, but it was especially noteworthy for the Richland High School football team this spring when Hunter Evans and Caleb Garrett signed with Anderson University.   The 2019 season marked a turn that… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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Seven RedHawks Playing Semi-Pro Soccer This Summer

Seven members of the Martin Methodist Women’s Soccer program recently began play in their respective summer semi-professional leagues, United Women’s Soccer and the Women’s Premier Soccer League.   Six current members of the program and decorated alumna Millene Cabral all began play in their respective organizations earlier this month.   Natsuna Sugishita and Cabral joined LA Galaxy Orange County in […]

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Ardmore Soccer Standout Earns Rare Distinction

Saul Rodriguez has notched multiple firsts for the Ardmore, Ala., High Soccer Program.   As team captain, he scored 27 goals, and helped the Tigers to the first round of the Alabama Class 4A-5A State Playoffs.   He is believed to be the first all-state soccer player at Ardmore, according… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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