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Five Trojans named to ASWA all-state football team

MUSCLE SHOALS – Five senior football players from Muscle Shoals were named to the 2019 Alabama Sports Writers Association all-state team this week, including three who have already signed with Division I college programs. Jackson Bratton (Sr., LB), Javar Strong (Sr., DB) and Logan Smothers (Sr., QB) signed college scholarship offers last week – Bratton

McCrory signs with Wallace-Hanceville

Muscle Shoals tennis standout Halle Grace McCrory recently signed a national letter of intent to play college tennis at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville. McCrory, a first-team all-area selection by the TimesDaily last year, is entering her senior season at Muscle Shoals High School. Playing at the No. 1 singles spot last year, McCrory

Gargis signs with North Georgia golf

By Craig Thomas TimesDaily Sports Writer Muscle Shoals senior Sam Gargis signed Tuesday to play golf at the University of North Georgia. Gargis has helped the Trojan boys capture three consecutive Class 6A state titles. He shot a two-round 150, tying for fourth individually, at this year’s state tournament and helped Muscle Shoals beat Homewood

Volleyball, cross country alignments updated

Muscle Shoals’ volleyball program will be in a new area alignment for the next two seasons, beginning in the fall of 2020. The Lady Trojans’ volleyball program will be in Class 6A’s Area 14 for the 2020 and 2021 seasons after realignment was announced by the Alabama High School Athletic Association Tuesday morning. The area

AHSAA announces new football region alignment

Muscle Shoals will face some traditional rivals and some new foes in the new football realignment announced this morning by the Alabama High School Athletic Association. The Trojans will be joined in the new Region 8 alignment by Athens, Buckhorn, Columbia, Cullman, Hartselle, Decatur and Hazel Green. The region has six teams – including Muscle

Muscle Shoals takes down Sylacauga

MOUNTAIN BROOK – Muscle Shoals had three players in double figures Saturday in a 77-70 victory over 2019 state semifinalist Sylacauga at Mountain Brook High School. Mikey McIntosh finished with 28 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Trojans, who improved to 7-1 overall with the win. Ty Smith finished with 19 points and Nick

Smothers, Bratton shine in Alabama stars’ loss

HATTIESBURG, Miss.  – Muscle Shoals senior Logan Smothers threw a touchdown pass in overtime for Alabama but the extra point failed as Mississippi recorded a 17-16 victory in the 33rd annual Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Football Classic at the University of Southern Mississippi’s M.M. Roberts Stadium Saturday. Smothers finished the day with seven pass completions in nine

Weather forces basketball moves

The inclement weather in the area Tuesday has forced Muscle Shoals High School to reschedule its basketball games with Austin to today (Wednesday). With both teams unable to find other makeup dates, the Wednesday game was the only option. The junior varsity girls’ game will start at 3:30 p.m., followed by the junior varsity boys

Late Trojan rally falls short

MUSCLE SHOALS – A late rally by Muscle Shoals came up short Tuesday night as the Trojans suffered their first loss of the season 58-52 to Hartselle. Mikey McIntosh led Muscle Shoals with 13 points, while Nick Griffth and Jamal Acklin added 11 and 10 points respectively. The Trojans trailed by double figures in the

Lady Trojans beat Hartselle at home

MUSCLE SHOALS – Sara Puckett led all scorers as Muscle Shoals beat Hartselle 46-37 Tuesday night at home. Puckett finished with 11 rebounds in the Lady Trojans’ win, while Makiyah Horrison added 10 points and six rebounds. Muscle Shoals will play at West Point Friday night.