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Lanier girls 1 win from regional title

DOTHAN — Alexis Hall based her decision more on who her coach would be rather than her new school’s girls basketball reputation. The sordid recent history of the Sidney Lanier Poets — and much-worse adjectives would be accurate, too — didn’t sway Hall when faced with the enthusiasm and determination of new coach Courtney Ward. Two years […]

For Lanier’s Brown, life a crowded house

Shanya Brown, at some point, just has to hope for silence. She’s a Sidney Lanier senior and a starter on the girls basketball team, who juggles a part-time job with a hectic family life. Outside of school, she’s probably at practice or playing in a game — like Tuesday’s Class 6A South Regional final against […]

Event Recap: Week of February 11 – February 17

Saturday, Feb 11th No event results Sunday, Feb 12th No event results Monday, Feb 13th Boys Varsity Basketball @ Teams N/A N/A Girls Varsity Basketball @ Tba N/A Tuesday, Feb 14th No event results Wednesday, Feb 15th Boys Varsity Basketball @ Teams N/A N/A Girls Varsity Basketball @ Tba N/A Thursday, Feb 16th No event […]

Creativity abound in Poets’ playoff win

Roger Davis drew on the relentless practice that the Sidney Lanier boys basketball team puts itself through in search of perfection. Oh, it’s not part of the regular workout plan for the Poets — and coach Brian Williams admits he’s not part of it, either — but it highlighted Tuesday’s Class 6A subregional victory. With […]

Sidney Lanier girls press on to regional

Sidney Lanier had to fight off nervousness and excitement as it played Dothan in Monday’s Class 6A subregional at Walker-Joiner Gymnasium. The Poets ran the Tigers out of the playoffs. Jamiya Smith scored 10 of her 18 points in the second half as Lanier pulled away for a 71-37 win to advance to the Class […]

All Teams Schedule: Week of February 13 – February 19

Here’s a preview of this week’s events for Sidney Lanier High School, February 13 – February 19 MONDAY February 13, 2017 TBA Boys Varsity Basketball @ Teams N/A SCHEDULE TBA Girls Varsity Basketball @ Tba SCHEDULE TUESDAY February 14, 2017 No events happening WEDNESDAY February 15, 2017 TBA Boys Varsity Basketball @ Teams N/A SCHEDULE […]

Poets send 4 to the AHSAA State Wrestling Tournament

The Poet’s Wrestling Team will be sending 4 members to Huntsville on Thursday, Friday & Saturday to battle for a State Championship. Ruben Garrison 152lbs weight class with a  25-6 record. Brandon Lowery 160lbs weight class with a 25-7 record. LaDontay Garrison 170lb weight class with a  29-0 record, […]

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Lanier Varsity Boys Class 6A, Region 4 Champs!!!!

Antwan Burnett had 28 points and 12 rebounds to help Sidney Lanier outlast G.W. Carver 105-102 on Friday for the Class 6A, Area 4 tournament championship. Roger Davis finished with 23 points for the Poets (17-10), who picked up their first win over the Wolverines at Carver’s 7-year-old gym. Dacoreyon Johnson added 19 points, James […]

Lanier Girls celebrates first area title since 2010

Behind Lex Hall’s 12 points, the Lady poets won the Class 6A, Area 4 Championship Thursday, its first area title since 2010, with a 53-42 home victory over Carver High School. Tierra Davis and Bernicia Ballard added 11 points each for the Poets (15-9), who will host a subregion game, likey on Monday.

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Event Recap: Week of February 4 – February 10

Saturday, Feb 4th No event results Sunday, Feb 5th No event results Monday, Feb 6th No event results Tuesday, Feb 7th Boys Varsity Basketball vs. Teams N/A N/A Girls Varsity Basketball @ Tba N/A Wednesday, Feb 8th No event results Thursday, Feb 9th No event results Friday, Feb 10th No event results

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