Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Dawgs gearing up for 2016-17 football season

by D. Mark Mitchell FOOTBALL The Opelika varsity football team continues to prepare for the 2016-17 season. Coach Blackmon and staff are trying to prepare the...

Dawgs defeat Benjamin Russell

By D. Mark Mitchell sports columnist CROSS COUNTRY The OHS boys cross country team opened the 2015 season in The AT&T Starr’s Mill Panther Invitational in Fayetteville,...

Sports in Opelika

By D. Mark Mitchell Sports Writer OPELIKA FOOTBALL Opelika (6-1, R-5-0) clinched the 6A Region 3 championship by beating Valley, 52-14, at Rams Stadium last Friday night. The...

Chiefs come up short in title game

  By Fred Woods Editor Our Opelika Chiefs came up short, 17 - 14,  in the APDFL National Championship game Saturday night in Locust Grove, Georgia. The...

OHS track students finish first in Georgia Invitational

by D. Mark Mitchell Sports Editor   The OHS track team participated in the Georgia Tech Coaches Invitational last weekend. The meet was a combination high school and...

OHS football undergoes staff changes

By D. Mark Mitchell sports columnist OHS FOOTBALL The Opelika High School football team completed its summer workout schedule Wednesday morning. The Dawgs will “officially” begin summer...

OHS Sports Roundup

By D. Mark Mitchell Opelika High senior 'Rock" Chambers won the prestigious Franklin D. Watkins Award, which annually honors the nation’s top senior African American...

LSA loses to Pike 6-0

Last Friday night, Pike defeated Lee-Scott Academy 6-0. It was a defensive ball game with one TD and a missed extra point. The loss for...

Opelika achieves final home game victory

By D. Mark Mitchell Sports Writer Last Friday night at Bulldog Stadium the festivities started before kickoff. The OHS football team, cheerleaders and band honored the seniors...