Congratulations to the Winfield Encore Athlete of the Month, Hannah Birdsong! Hannah is a sophomore athlete at Winfield City High School. She has been a member of the Lady Pirates Volleyball team for a year and wears jersey number 4. Hannah has a 4.0 GPA and plans to attend UNA to major in English. She is the daughter of Lona and Todd Birdsong. Keep up the good work, Hannah!
Congratulations to the Diamondhead Encore Athlete of the Month, Josh Ladner! Josh is a Senior athlete at Hancock High School and has played varsity sports for 4 years now. He is on the Hawks Football team and wore jersey number 65 this past season. He is the son of Debbie Ladner. Keep up the good work Josh, good luck after graduation!
Congratulations to the Hayden Encore Athletes of the Month, Brantly Bonds and Sam Knowlton! Both Brantly and Sam are multi-sport athletes from Corner High School in Dora, AL.
Brantly Bonds is a freshman and has been a member of the Lady Yellow Jackets Basketball and Softball teams for 1 year. She wears the jersey #3 in basketball and jersey #8 in softball. Brantly has a 4.0 GPA and plans to play college softball while pursuing a degree in Orthodontics. She is the daughter of Brandon and Kim Bonds.
Sam Knowlton is a Sophomore and has played Varsity Basketball and Baseball for 2 years now. You can find him on the court wearing jersey #14 this season. Sam has a 4.17 GPA and plans to pursue a college degree in Pharmacy after high school. He is the son of Will and Jennifer Knowlton.
Congratulations to the Arab Encore Athlete of the Month, Branden Mendez! Branden is a multi-sport, Freshman athlete at Brindlee Mountain High School in Guntersville, AL. He has been on the varsity Cross Country team for 1 year, the Track and Field Team for 2 years, and has now started playing on the the Lions Varsity Basketball team. You will be able to find him on the court wearing the jersey number 40 this season. Branden has also won the All Country Cross Country award during his sports career. He is the son of Alfredo and Blanca Ruiz.
Congratulations to the Clanton Encore Athlete of the Month, Sydnee Robinson! Sydnee is a Sophomore Athlete at Thorsby High School. She plays libero in volleyball and wears the jersey number 8. Sydnee has one older sister named Natalie and enjoys being outside, playing volleyball and softball. Keep up the good work Sydnee!
Congratulations to the Tillman’s Corner Athlete of the Month, Joseph Mohr! Joseph is a Senior at Theodore high school. He has been a member of the varsity Bobcat’s Baseball team for 2 years now and wears jersey number 10. After graduation, Joseph plans to attend Spring Hill College and major in marine biology and minor in forensic sciences. Joseph is the son of Jerry and Angela Mohr.
Keep up the good work Joseph! Good luck during baseball season!
Congratulations to the Hayden Encore Athletes of the Month, Payton McCaleb and Daniel McCain! Both athletes are from Corner high school in Dora, Alabama.
Payton McCaleb is a multi-sport athlete in the 11th grade. She has been a member of the Lady Jacket’s Varsity Cross Country, Track, and Basketball teams for 3 years now. She has a 4.2 GPA and plans to attend college to major in medicine. Payton is the daughter of Kevin and Cindy McCaleb.
Daniel McCain is a senior athlete on the Yellow Jackets Cross Country and Track teams. He has been on the varsity team for 4 years now and has won many awards including 3rd place in the 2013 AHSAA State Track Meet, Top Five in the Cross Country County Meet (9th-12th), County MVP 2015 Outdoor Track. After graduation he plans to attend UAB to major in Civil Engineering. Daniel is the son of Chris and Kristie McCain.
Congratulations to the Arab Encore Athlete of the Month, Trace Pardue! Trace is a Senior at Arab High School. He is a member of the Knight’s Football and Baseball teams and wears the jersey numbers 22 and 2, respectively. He has wracked up a few awards throughout his sports career including the Football All-County and All-State Honorable Mention, as well as, the Baseball All-County award. Trace has a 3.8 GPA and plans to play a college sport and major in Physical Therapy. He is the son of Steve Pardue and Teresa Lively. Keep up the good work, Trace!
Congratulations to the Oak Grove Clinic Athlete of the Month, Peyton Williamson! Peyton is a freshman, multi-sport athlete at PCS. She is a member of the varsity Bobcat Soccer and Cheerleading teams for 3 years now and wears the jersey number 13. A few of her awards consist of the Most Improved for soccer and the Best Standing Tumbler for cheer. Peyton has a 4.0 GPA in school and will graduate from high school in May of 2019. She is the daughter of Karen and Todd Williamson. Keep up the good work Peyton! Good luck this upcoming soccer season!
Congratulations to Devne Daniel and Brooke Sellers who were chosen as the Hayden Clinic Athletes of the Month!
Brooke Sellers is a junior athlete at Corner High School. She has been a member of the Lady Jackets Cheerleading team for 3 years now. Brooke has a GPA of 4.25 and plans to attend the University of Alabama to major in nursing. She is the daughter of Corey and Leigh Ann Sellers.
Devne Daniel is a multi-sport, junior, athlete at Corner High School as well. He has been a member of the varsity Yellow Jackets football, basketball, and baseball teams for three years now and wears the jersey numbers 1, 25, 11, and 12. Devne has a GPA of 3.5 and plans to attend college to major in education. He is the son of Tommie and Joey Daniel.