Phil Campbell

Lions hold off late run by Phil Campbell to win 5-3


Haleyville High School catcher Ty Black is set and ready for pitcher Brantson Lambert to throw. Batter is Austen Baker for Phil Campbell in action on Thursday, March 7, at HHS.

HALEYVILLE - Haleyville High School junior pitcher Brant-son Lambert held the Phil Campbell Bobcats scoreless in the first five innings of the baseball game Thursday, March 7, at HHS.
The Bobcats only runs came in the sixth inning, scoring three to make the score 5-3, under reliever Ben Lowman.
Scott McAlpine came in the top of the seventh to close for the Lions, with the 5-3 victory giving HHS a 5-2 season record to date.
Lambert had six strikeouts, with 14 first pitch strikes.
Austen Baker pitched six innings for the Bobcats.

Barnett charged with murder


Brittany Barnett

PHIL CAMPBELL - Brittany Kaylen Barnett, 21, has been charged with murder in the Monday evening, Feb. 4, death of Jason Poore, 38, of Russellville.  The crime allegedly occurred on County Highway 81 in Phil Campbell.  According to a press release from Phil Campbell Police Chief Joe Fike, his department is conducting the homicide investigation, with assistance from the Franklin County Sheriff's Office.

PCHS takes wins over Phillips


Hayden Hulsey aims for the basketball in action against Phil Campbell Monday, Jan. 28, at Phillips High School, in Bear Creek.

BEAR CREEK - The Phil Campbell Lady Bobcats won a narrow victory over the Phillips High School She Bears Monday, Jan. 28, at PHS, in Bear Creek, by a score of 77-75.
The Lady Bobcats had a first half lead at halftime by a score of 36-30. The She Bears erased that lead in the third period, taking a two point advantage, 53-51. It was a battle to the end with the Lady Bobcats winning 77-75.

Bears trample Bobcats 28-12


Cody Scruggs (14) and Levi Hall (18) are in pursuit of the Bobcat ball carrier.

BEAR CREEK - The anticipated rivalry between the Phillips Bears and Phil Campbell Bobcats came to an end, with Phillips the victor Friday, Sept. 28, at the James E. Glass stadium.