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Clock strikes midnight for Blacksher
Bulldogs fall to Calhoun in 2A regional semifinals By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Despite strong performances from Ja’Daniel “Bubba” Nettles and Kedarieon “K.D.” Rabb, J.U. Blacksher’s Bulldogs saw their Cinderella season come to an end last Friday, February 14, just two games short of the big dance. JUB fell by a 57-42 margin to Calhoun High in the AHSAA Class 2A Southwest Regional Semifinals at Alabama State University’s Dunn-Oliver Acadome…
Nettles scores 20, helps lead JUB to another area championship
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter JaDaniel Nettles scored almost half his team’s points as J.U. Blacksher knocked off Leroy 43-36 to claim the school’s second consecutive AHSAA Class 2A Area 2 championship. According to Principal Donald Baggett, the last time a Blacksher team captured back-to-back area championships was in 1967 and 1968. “We are extremely proud of our kids,” Baggett said. “To be successful in both football and basketball in…
JUB knocks off Leroy, Excel
Bulldogs capture 2A, Area 1 regular season championship By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter With a defeat over Leroy, 61-50, on January 28, J.U. Blacksher’s Bulldogs captured the Class 2A, Area 2 regular season championship and gained the spot as the host for the Area 2 championship tournament for the second year in a row. K.D. Rabb helped rally the Bulldogs to victory over Leroy, racking up 29 points. Bubba Nettles…
JUB’s Rabb officially school’s career scoring leader
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter Standing at a towering 6-5, J.U. Blacksher High basketball standout and 16-year-old junior, Ke’darieon (K.D.) Rabb is the talk of the small town of Uriah. Over the past month Rabb has set two school records. The first, announced January 12, was a new school record for points in a week (94). With the conclusion of last week’s games, staff at JUB confirmed that Rabb has…
Bulldogs 20-3 after wins over Mobile Christian, Southern Choctaw
By JOSH FRYE News Sportswriter J.U. Blacksher’s Bulldogs notched their 20th win of the season after defeating Mobile Christian, 52-41, on January 23 and rival Southern Choctaw, 52-40, on January 24. Led by school career points record-holder (1,684), K.D. Rabb, the Bulldogs entered a grueling week of basketball. With high hopes of keeping this season’s successes alive, Rabb put up 24 points against Mobile Christian. Nettles also turned in a…