Sidney Lanier Girls Varsity Basketball

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Lady Poets Spring Training

The Lady Poets Basketball Team will have Spring Training March 27 – April 7 from 4pm – 6pm Monday-Thursday. For more information please contact Head Coach Courtney Ward @ 334.294.3598  

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

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

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.

Ward leads Sidney Lanier turnaround

Sidney Lanier girls basketball coach Courtney Ward serves her community as a head coach, but is also a deputy with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department. Ward graduated from the Montgomery Police Academy in 2014 and is currently a school resource officer at Pike Road School during the day. Ward said she gets plenty of support