Haleyville Lions advance to regional play; Meek eliminated by Pickens County

The Haleyville Lions  (14-17) defeated Danville (17-10) Tuesday, Feb. 11, by a score of 52-37, to advance to regional competition at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville. The Lions will face West Limestone (14-12) at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 17.

The Meek Tigers were eliminated in subregion play Tuesday, Feb. 11, by Pickens County by a score of 103-47.



Meek splits with Lynn in basketball action

David Tidwell does a mid-air pass under pressure from Brandon Hill (21) and Dalton Gilbert.

ARLEY - The Meek girls and Lynn boys basketball teams were victors in action Tuesday, Jan. 7, at Meek High School.
MHS girls won by a score of 45-21, with the LHS boys winning, 52-36.
Stats reported for the Lynn girls were:
Ashley Aldridge, 8 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal;
Ella Brown, 5 points, 3 rebounds;
Jerica Anderson, 4 points, 1 rebound and 1 steal;
Cassidy Dodd, 3 points, 2 assists;
Phebe Burkett, 1 point, 1 assist, 3 steals;
Breanna Barton, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal;
Briana Benson, 4 rebounds, 1 steal;

Bowling will go to Montevallo

Jaycey Bowling, senior at Meek High School, signed a scholarship to the University of Montevallo, Thursday, Nov. 14. Her plans are to get a degree in graphic design and communications. Bowling has been active in track, Scholar’s Bowl at MHS and Fast Track at Wallace State Community College. She received $6,000 for an academic scholarship, and currently has a $3,000 pole vault scholarship. If she places higher this year in pole vault, she will receive more.“Montevallo is a beautiful campus, and I look forward to going there,” Bowling said. “When I met the track team, they were so nice. “Meek High School has a very many great people here, and it’s been such an honor to go to school here,” Bowling continued. “It’s just a great place to be.” “It is such an honor and a proud moment,” MHS Principal Marla Murrah said. “I’m proud for her to have this opportunity to not only further her education at Montevallo but to earn scholarship money through her talent. Congratulations to her. I know she is going to do great things.” Shown in the photo are, bottom row from left, Jason Bowling, father; Jaycey Bowling; Lori Bowling, mother and track coach; top row: Martha Bowling, grandmother; Cousins Briley Bowling and Sadie Bowling and Debbie James, aunt.

Meek boys lose, MHS girls win over Brilliant

Stuart Waldrep (5) goes for the block for Meek. Nathaniel Foose puts up two points.

BRILLIANT -  Meek High School split Friday’s , Nov. 15, game with Brilliant. The girls’ game saw Meek winning 39-15, with the boys losing in a close one 58-53.
Jarrett Benson was the high scorer for the MHS boys, with 22 points. Hannah Taylo was the high point getter for the Lady Tigers with 15.

Lynn dominates 35-12 over Meek

Matthew Clark is on the carry for Meek, with Brandon Hill on the tackle for Lynn.

ARLEY   - The Lynn Bears came in with the rain and put the Meek Tigers out to dry, dominating the game 35-12, on a rain soaked turf Friday night, Oct. 25.
As Milli Vanilli once improvised “Blame it on the Rain,” the story for Friday night was mostly captured from the rain--creating a muddy field, coaches and players sloshing through the murk and a scant crowd of spectators wearing heavy rain gear and gathering under tents and umbrellas.

Meek Lady Tigers are 1A Area 12 volleyball champions

The Meek Lady Tigers of Arley captured the 1A Area 12 volleyball championship at Marion County High School recently. Members of the team include, front row, from left: Sunnie Manning, Jessie Woodard, Savannah Smith, BreAnna Eddy, Abby Phillips. Back row: Head Coach Callie Brewer, Laney Phillips, Peyton Johnson, Hannah Taylor, Madison Smith, Veronica Ortega, Tyleigh Thompson, Christina Tyree and assistant Payten Hayes.

Meek falls to Marion County 35-20

Matthew Clark rushes downfield for Meek. Also shown is Meek Tiger Angel Chino.

By Jesse Lamar
Courtesy of The Journal Record
GUIN - The Marion County Red Raiders snapped a four-game losing streak on Friday, Oct. 18, with a hard-fought 35-20 win over the Tigers of Meek High School.
The Red Raiders, who are now 5-4 on the season and 3-3 in region play, got off to a hot start in the Class 1A, Region 6 matchup, opening the contest with a commanding 20-0 run.
The Tigers had two scores in the second half, but the rally wasn't enough as they eventually fell to the hosting Raiders.

Pickens County blows past Meek 44-13

Stuart Waldrep comes around the corner on a carry for Meek.

ARLEY   - It rained during the first half of play,  but the Meek Tigers were under a storm warning, as the Pickens County Tornadoes blew into town leaving scattered Tigers in their wake 44-13 Friday night, Oct. 11.
The Meek Tigers faced a whirlwind of a defense Friday night, at the mercy of the  Tornadoes, that dominated the ball game with a wall of size and quickness in the regional matchup.