FCHS

FCHS cross-country team has successful season


Pictured are Carson Reese, who qualified for the state meet, and Coach Ann Smith.

After an absence of several years, the Fayette Cross-Country team is back in action. Cross-country running is a 3.1 mile race over grass/dirt trails. The team competed in six regular season meets, and the sectional meet on Oct. 31 in Tuscaloosa. The team improved each week throughout the season. Carson Reese, a junior, qualified to compete in the state meet Saturday, Nov. 9 in Moulton. Henley Aldridge set the school record for a female 5K on Oct. 12 with a time of 23:57. Several of these young people also participated in other sports and activities while running cross-country.

FCHS to host ‘Senior Night,’ acknowledge undefeated 1949 team



This Friday night at John Morgan Brown Stadium, the Fayette Tigers will host the Class 5A Dora Bulldogs at 7 p.m. However, fans will want to get to the stadium early, as the football team celebrates “Senior Night,” recognizing the parents of the senior football players, cheerleaders, majorettes and band members.

 

Madden named District Seven South’s ‘Principal of the Year’


FCHS Principal Jeremy Madden

Dr. Jeremy Madden, principal of Fayette County High School, has been named District Seven South High School Principal of the Year. Madden is a 19-year educator who became principal of Fayette County High School in 2011. He attended Russellville City Schools and graduated from Russellville High School in 1993.

 

FCHS celebrates homecoming


Shown is the 2019 FCHS Homecoming Court. From left: Allie Rickman, ninth; Kayla Mansfield, 10th; Ali Burnett, 11th; Mary Grace Wyatt, 12th; Layla Birmingham, 2019 FCHS Homecoming Queen; JaTerra Baker, 12th; Iteria Walker, 11th, Avery Wyatt, 10th, and Emma Claire Kummer, ninth.

Fayette County High School celebrated homecoming on Sept. 27 with a parade and homecoming football game against Sipsey Valley.

Multi-Year FCHS Reunion


The local “C-Plus Band” provided musical entertainment for the more than three-hour multi-year class reunion. Shown from left: Dr. Bruce Perry, Doug Thomas, Kyle Hickey, Dr. Charles Nolen, Roger Wallace, Dianne Fisher, Daniel Hindman, Sammy Renfroe, Chris Ballinger and Dennis Fisher. Shown in the background is Steve Fowler on keyboard and Drew Hattaway on drums.

A multi-year FCHS reunion, for the years of 1960-82, was held on Sept. 21 on the Fayette County Courthouse lawn. The local "C-Plus Band" provided music for the three-hour event.

 

 

Fayette HOSA students attend conference


Fayette HOSA students recently attended the HOSA International Leadership Conference, held in Orlando, Fla. Shown from left: Zack Ingle, Megan Selman, Karissa Lowery, Meagan McIntyre, Alexa Rogers and Trey Pinkerton.

The Fayette County HOSA - Future Health Professionals, enjoyed its second visit to the International Leadership Conference (ILC) with over 11,520 in attendance. The 42nd International Leadership Conference was held in Orlando, Fla,. on June 19-22. HOSA was represented by 54 chartered associations including Canada, American Samoa, Puerto Rico and China.

Northside tames the Fayette Tigers 48-21


Fayette’s Kaleb Owens (9) is shown making a leaping catch over the grasp of a Northside defender.

The Northside Rams used a strong passing attack to control the ball and gain its first-ever victory against the Fayette Tigers by the score of 48-21. College-prospect Jake Corkren of Northside completed 27-of-41 passing attempts for 385 yards and three touchdowns. He was intercepted once during the game. Corkren also ran six times for 48 yards and a touchdown against Fayette.

 

FCHS re-establishes cross-country team


Team members, shown from left, front: Maritza Mijangos, Jenna Vandervort, Jessica Duck, Colby Allison, Coach Smith and Sylvania Hernandez. Back: Matthew Knight, Spencer McAdams, Carson Reece, Kevin Haung, Alexis Wilson, Jalashia Davis, Trace Taylor and Christopher Westbrook. Not shown are Carlos Mijangos, Logan Anderson, Rafeal Calachi, Hensley Aldridge, Lavon Duncan, Virginia Edgeworth, Kenzie Kurtz, Emily Kizzire and Grace Tucker.

Fayette County High School has re-established its cross-country track team this fall, after an absence of almost 40 years. The team will be coached by Ann Smith, the wife of new FCHS football coach Bill Smith. She is a teacher at FCHS, and has previously coached the cross-country team at Munford High School.