Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Coaching search begins for OHS

By D. Mark Mitchell The coaching search at Opelika High is in the early stages. The head football coaching job was posted  Feb. 24, one...

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...

Blackmon leaves Opelika, joins AU

Brian Blackmon resigned Feb. 23 as Opelika High Athletics Director and head football coach, to join the Auburn University football staff. Coach Blackmon spent 22...

Opelika Chiefs ready for 2017 season

By Fred Woods Editor The Opelika Chiefs, runners-up in last year’s APDFL national championship game, are back for the 2017 season, bigger, stronger, faster and even...

Brian Blackmon resigns to take AU 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...

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...

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 Sports Roundup

OHS GIRLS BASKETBALL The Opelika girls basketball team (24-8) lost 59-39, to Hillcrest of Tuscaloosa (30-2) in the second round of the AHSAA 6A state playoffs....

OHS sports roundup

By D. Mark Mitchell The Opelika High School wrestling team participated in the Sectional Duals Tournament Friday and Saturday. Four Bulldog grapplers qualified for the...

OHS’s Ben Garner leads indoor track team to second-straight state title

Morgan Bryce Staff Reporter Two Homewood High School runners and 800 meters separated Opelika senior Ben Garner from victory in the 1,600 meters, a victory that...