• 63°

Belgreen girls top Tharptown in softball action

The Belgreen Bulldogs held off a late Tharptown rally to beat the Wildcats 5-3 in a tournament held at Russellville High School Friday and Saturday.

Belgreen raced out to a 5-1 lead after two innings. Tharptown surged in the fifth but fell short.

Tharptown took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning when Shaylee Wieting scored on a ground ball out. Belgreen took the lead in the bottom of the first when Emma Dempsey and Sydney Borden scored on walks to put the Bulldogs on top 2-1.

Belgreen extended that lead to 5-1 in the bottom of the second inning with Katie Dempsey, Emma Dempsey and Borden all crossing the plate.

Tharptown tried to come back in the fifth inning. Leslie Staggs scored on an RBI-single by Wieting. Madison Vandiver scored on a fielder’s choice to make the score 5-3.

In other games, Belgreen beat Marion County 3-2 in the tournament. Sydney Borden had a big game for the Bulldogs, going 3-for-3 at the plate with two RBIs and scoring two runs. Borden homered and doubled.

Emma Dempsey struck out 10 Marion County hitters.

Franklin County

STAY AT HOME: State tightens quarantine requirements, FC starts testing

Franklin County

Franklin County Schools system unveils new websites

Franklin County

FC citizens face coronavirus with optimism

Lifestyles

Faces of Franklin County

Franklin County

PHOTOS: Franklin finds fun in great outdoors

Franklin County

Funeral homes share coronavirus guidelines

Franklin County

Schools to finish year through alternative methods

Franklin County

Dream come true: Grace-lyn Paris Habada wins Phil Campbell pageant

Franklin County

Coronavirus cases, deaths continue climb

Franklin County

Northwest-Shoals CC students grapple with coronavirus closure

Features

Coronavirus prompts stuffed animal safari

Franklin County

COVID-19 hurts employment in FC, statewide

Features

Heart for healing: Nurse’s career takes flight with Air Evac

Features

Rambling through Franklin countryside

News

RCS serves daily breakfast, lunch for students

Franklin County

Phil Campbell man accepts regional VP role for Alabama Cattleman’s Association

Franklin County

LifeSouth plans for upcoming blood drives

Franklin County

United Way mobilizes to help those in need

News

Russellville Utilities closes lobby during virus

Franklin County

100-year anniversary evokes memories for family changed by flu pandemic

Franklin County

Pandemic leads to 4-H state shoot cancellation

Franklin County

ADPH confirms coronavirus case in FC

Franklin County

Governor order places coronavirus restrictions

Franklin County

Virus closes courthouse, leads to local state of emergency

x