Living Large: York Ties Into 18 Largemouth and Spotted Bass

It was a typically good Sunday afternoon on West Point Lake. Mike York noticed that. Then again, he has had a lot of wonderful weekends on the lake before. Catching fish is what he does. York has not lost the knack for it either. The man is not old. He is experienced, and that includes bass fishing. On this Sunday ...

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Sea Turtles Soccer Brings Home Championship


The 2020 Sea Turtles summer soccer team took home championship medals following a last-minute rally in the final round of a Montgomery 3×3 soccer tournament on Saturday. The Sea Turtles made a statement in the opening round of the tournament, defeating A-M FC 06 Boys in a 7-2 rout. They followed their impressive first-round win with two consecutive victories, the ...

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Hook, Line and Kenny Carroll: Opelika Fisherman Wins ABA Tourney


  Most everything that he tried, worked. It was that kind of a day. Kenny Carroll was shining, and the fish were biting. The fisherman from Opelika, Ala. staked his claim to first place in the American Bass Association Tournament on Sunday on West Point Lake. Carroll outfished 15 other anglers in the oneday event out of Highland Pines Resort ...

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Fishing Close to Home Waters During Pandemic Era


I enjoy travel to distant waters to sample fishing opportunities, making fishing trips to such distant locales as Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Louisiana, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Wyoming, and Maine as well as Canada, The Bahamas. and United Kingdom. I routinely travel to Alabama, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Florida as well as extended trips to other areas around Georgia for ...

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Hemendingers Display Some Fishing Flair on Their Wedding Anniversary


Cindy Hemendinger has her priorities set. She has always been like that. According to the Dothan, Ala. native, “I love football and fishing.” So naturally on her sixth wedding anniversary last weekend, Cindy and Steve Hemendinger decided to spend the most special of days on the lake fishing. They had no regrets on Sunday. The fishing husband and wife were ...

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Integration, High School Football Broke Down Racial Barriers in ‘64

I remember the 1960’s very well. I lived them. There were hula hoops and drive-in restaurants. Most every boy had a flattop haircut. Middle schools were not invented yet. Seventh and eighth-graders went to junior high school, and a lot of the female teachers had hairdos that looked like country singers. The Beatles, the rock band from Liverpool, were the ...

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