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A Pearl of a choice: Baker’s Labaron Philon commits to Auburn

  By ARTHUR L. MACK Baker High basketball phenom Labaron Philon said Friday his decision to commit to Auburn was easy and his coach said he is looking forward to the Hornets’ star lighting up Neville Arena. The 6-4 junior guard — one of the nation’s leading scorers at 36 points per game — revealed…

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Imagine that: Baker’s high-flying Labaron Philon is one of the nation’s top recruits; will announce college choice Friday

    By ARTHUR L. MACK Baker junior guard Labaron Philon has become one of the nation’s leading scorers with an imagination which first conquers imaginary opponents before carving up flesh-and-blood players. Philon (6-4, 175), who started playing basketball when he was 3 years old, gave Hornets coach David Armstrong a glimpse of the future…

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Saraland QB K.J. Lacey receives offer from Alabama but will take time with decision; ‘I’m excited for him … he’s earned it,’ Tide commitment and teammate Ryan Williams says

  By JIMMY WIGFIELD The last place Saraland star quarterback K.J. Lacey expected to learn he had been offered a scholarship to Alabama was while visiting Florida State on Saturday. Lacey, a sophomore who led all of Class 6A in passing during a state championship season in 2022, had already received offers from Auburn, Texas…

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Saraland’s Ryan Williams makes history as Alabama’s Mr. Football

  By JIMMY WIGFIELD MONTGOMERY — Saraland’s Ryan Williams made history by becoming the first sophomore to be selected the state’s Mr. Football Thursday but after the pomp and photos and chicken and macaroni and cheese for lunch had been cleared away in the Renaissance Hotel ballroom, he knew how he was going to celebrate.…

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Cousin charged with murder in Bohannon’s death

Staff Report The cousin of a man found shot to death near Citronelle on Dec. 15 has been charged with murder by the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office. Drayson Stone Kelly, 25, was arrested and charged with the murder of Gilbert Rudolph Bohannon III, 32, whose body was found was found at an industrial area off…

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