Saturday, September 23, 2017

Hornets coach looks to lead team to second title

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter Coming off a 13-1 season that saw his team capture its first-ever state title, Beauregard High School head football coach Rob...

OHS Sports Roundup

By D. Mark Mitchell The Opelika football team completed their first full week of fall practice with a scrimmage Friday afternoon inside Bulldog Stadium. Coach Ross...

New Beulah coach looking to change culture, losing ways

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter A 10-year playoff drought. Seventeen wins since 2010. Back-to-back one-win seasons. These are the realities that new Beulah High School head...

OHS Sports Roundup

By D. Mark Mitchell Opelika City Schools started classes for the 2017-18 school year. The Bulldog football team officially started fall practice Monday, the first at...

Opelika wins big at state swim meet

Special to the Opelika Observer Opelika Parks and Recreation hosted the 2017 Alabama Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA) State Swimming and Diving Championship last...

OHS Sports Roundup

By D. Mark Mitchell OPELIKA FOOTBALL The Opelika football team participated in the Southeastern USA 7-on-7 Championships in Hoover two weeks ago, which featured teams from across...

Alabama withdraws Myers’s scholarship offer

By D. Mark Mitchell This week’s column is substantially different from my usual offering. I want to share with you a disturbing story about a...

OHS sports roundup

By D Mark Mitchell BASKETBALL The boys basketball team finished their summer workouts by participating in the Auburn University basketball team camp. Opelika sent three teams: a...

Chiefs lose in APDFL championship game

By Fred Woods Editor The Opelika Chiefs were soundly beaten by the Mississippi Dynasty, 40 - 20, in the APDFL National President’s Cup Championship game Saturday...

Chiefs player signs with Faulkner

By Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter Opelika Chiefs backup quarterback and wide receiver Raymond Graham inked a football scholarship with Faulkner University of Montgomery last Friday. A former...