Sports

A trio of juniors lead Alabama Cross Country to Nationals

Vincent Kiprop, Gilbert Kigen and Alfred Chelanga are practically inseparable. The three junior cross country runners live together, eat together and most importantly, run together. Therefore, it came as no surprise when the three friends and fellow teammates stood side by side, by side, after sweeping first, second and third place at the SEC Championships in late October.


Raekwon Davis has become Alabama's 'ferocious' defensive end

With the departures of Jonathan Allen and Dalvin Tomlinson to the NFL, it has been defensive lineman Raekwon Davis who has filled the role as Alabama’s dominant defensive end. This season, he has 49 tackles from that spot. That’s not even the most impressive stat. He currently leads the team with 6.5 sacks on the year. That’s more 3.5 more than Tomlinson had in an impressive season, and only four shy of Allen’s total a year ago.


Jon Lovorn honors Newtown with number change

Twelve to 14 to 26. That was the combination that tied the score at one in the 2014 CIAC DIII Hockey State Championship game. For most players and its fans, those numbers would mean little. For the Newtown Nighthawks, their fans and an entire city, those numbers meant the world.