Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Brian Blackmon resigns to take Auburn job

By D. Mark Mitchell Opelika Observer After a coaching career that has spanned two decades, head coach Brian Blackmon has resigned as the Opelika High School...

OHS volleyball drawing record crowds

By D. Mark Mitchell The OHS volleyball program has struggled to win matches prior to this year, only winning four matches in 2015. This year...

Hurdling past the competition

OHS track star Kacey Spinks finds success on and off the track By Morgan Bryce Opelika Observer For most high school graduates, the summer is a time...

Henry Smith T Opelika’s first Burlsworth Award recipient

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter Five years of hard work, blood, sweat and tears came to end for senior fullback Henry Smith T at the end...

New OHS track nearing completion

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter After a nearly four-month long construction process, the new track at Opelika High School is close to completion, and track and...

Black wins Mike Spain Character Award

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter Opelika’s senior holder, wide receiver and special teams player Tristan Black was the winner of this year’s Mike Spain Character Award,...

Dawgs dominate Helena, 36-7

Opelika improved to 6-1 overall and 3-0 in Region 3, after a 36-7 win over Helena last Friday night at Huskie Stadium in Helena....

Former Predators player Joe Vines signs with Brazilian football team

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter Running, catching, tackling and returning kickoffs and punts are just a few of the ways Jerquin ‘Joe’ Vines contributes on...

Opelika thumps Benjamin Russell

Opelika (5-0, R 2-0) defeated Benjamin Russell High School, 34-0 last Friday night at Bulldog Stadium. The Dawgs dominated the Wildcats from start to...