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  1. In Alabama, a Girl’s High School Hoop Dreams Are Restored  The New York Times
  2. Lawsuit filed as pressure to allow Maori Davenport to play builds  WTVY, Dothan
  3. Alabama lawmakers call for Maori Davenport reinstatement  AL.com
  4. Judge Restores Maori Davenport's Eligibility  Alabama News Network
  5. Judge rules Alabama high school basketball player Maori Davenport can play  FOX10 News
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  1. AHSAA Releases Statement on Suspension of Charles Henderson Girls' Basketball Player  Alabama News Network
  2. Alabama lawmakers urge prep officials to reinstate Davenport  Montgomery Advertiser
  3. Gaining support: Davenport gets national, state attention - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger
  4. Maori Davenport takes eligibility case to Alabama Legislature  AL.com
  5. Alabama lawmakers urge prep officials to reinstate player  WSFA
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Rutgers recruit Maori Davenport on her lost senior season -- 'It hasn't gotten any easier'  ESPN

A check USA Basketball sent in error may cost Maori Davenport her senior season at Alabama's Charles Henderson High.



Mother of Charles Henderson star Maori Davenport requests delay in hearing scheduled Friday  Dothan Eagle

The Maori Davenport lawsuit against the AHSAA took another twist on Tuesday.



Study finds Troy City Schools at 'critical point' in history - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

An independent study of the Troy City Schools system found that the system is at “a critical point in its history.” “The most pressing issue requiring immediate ...



Former Charles Henderson Trojan lands at Pike County - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Former Charles Henderson Middle School basketball head basketball coach Justin Cope is heading to Pike County High School. Cope has been involved with ...



Controversy in Pike County after Maori Davenport ruled ineligible for high school season  WTVY, Dothan

TROY, Ala. (WTVY) - The basketball court holds a special place in 18 yar old Maori Davenport's heart. The 6 foot 4 Charles Henderson High School Senior is a ...



USA Basketball payment could cost a top HS basketball player her season  USA TODAY High School Sports

Maori Davenport, one of the top girls basketball players in the country, has been suspended for breaking an Alabama rule regarding payment for playing on the ...



Maori Davenport case dismissed, to chagrin of Alabama HS Athletic Association  USA TODAY High School Sports

Maori Davenport filed a motion to dismiss her lawsuit against the AHSAA shortly after her team was eliminated from the state playoffs.



As celebrities ask for clemency for Maori Davenport's suspension, Alabama HSAA refuses to back down  USA TODAY High School Sports

Even now, with DeMarcus Cousins and Jay Bilas coming to Maori Davenport's defense, the AHSAA has refused to grant an exception.



UPDATED: Charles Henderson officials react to AHSAA decision to uphold Maori Davenport suspension  Dothan Eagle

The high school career for Maori Davenport as a playing member of the Charles Henderson girls basketball team is officially over.



Maori Davenport has new hearing date with AHSAA over eligibility battle  USA TODAY High School Sports

Rutgers commit Maori Davenport was suspended by the AHSAA for accepting USA Basketball payment after she paid it back and self-reported.



Reunion Troy announces plans for Veterans Day weekend - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The Reunion Troy committee has finalized plans for a Veterans Weekend Celebration, November 9-12 in Troy. Mackenzie Kayler, Troy Community Engagement ...



AHSAA files legal response to Maori Davenport lawsuit, asking case moved or dismissed  AL.com

These are the first motions filed by the AHSAA and serve as the governing body's legal response to the lawsuit filed earlier this month by the Davenport family in ...



Whitton named as new Charles Henderson head baseball coach - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Charles Henderson High School announced Tuesday morning the hiring of the new head baseball coach for the Trojans, Matt Whitton, who comes to Troy after ...



Maori Davenport ruling: Bill would tighten oversight of Alabama High School Athletic Association  AL.com

An Alabama lawmaker has drafted a bill to provide more oversight of the Alabama High School Athletic Association in response to the AHSAA's ruling that ...



Alabama’s latest suspension of high school basketball player proves that amateurism is a sham  ThinkProgress

Maori Davenport is, by any measure, one of the best high school basketball players in the country. The 6'4″ center from Troy, Alabama is the No. 15 prospect in ...



District Judge William Hightower retires after 42 years in office - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

After 42 years on the bench, District Judge William “Bill” Hightower is retiring. Friends and colleagues crowded the main courtroom at the Pike County ...



Teen, juvenile arrested and charged with burglary of Troy high school  WSFA

TROY, AL (WSFA) - A teen and a juvenile are in custody in Troy after police say they burglarized a high school. Quoannazji Jamal Shykeim Smith, 18, of Troy ...



Murder suspect found guilty - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

After two days of trial, a jury has found Jacory Townsend guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of Xavier Thomas last year. Townsend, 25, of ...



Leadership Pike 'Grillfest' will fund scholarships - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Leadership Pike, a program of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce, announced today that Pike County Grillfest will be held on March 2, 2019.



AHSAA asks Davenport suit be dismissed or moved  Dothan Eagle

The legal maneuvers in the Maori Davenport family vs. Alabama High School Athletic Association lawsuit continued late Wednesday afternoon with the AHSAA ...



Louis Fox 'Sonny' Williford Jr. - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Sonny was a two-time MVP at Charles Henderson High School in 1963 and 1964. He went to Livingston State on a football scholarship and played as a true ...



Jerry Neal Spann - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

On Monday, February 4, 2019, Jerry Spann left his earthly home to take residence in his eternal home. Funeral services will be held at First Baptist Church of ...



RING THE BELL: Salvation Army begins Christmas campaign - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The ringing of the Salvation Army's bells has been a Christmas tradition since the late 1800s and is the local Salvation Army's largest fundraiser. “The people in ...



ATI Physical Therapy joins Troy community - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Corey Carr, athletic trainer, and Emily Jones, physical therapist, of ATI Physical Therapy said becoming part of the local community is of critical importance.



Maori Davenport should be playing high school basketball right now  Dothan Eagle

All rules can't be perfect. The AHSAA amateur rule certainly isn't and this would have been a perfect case to acknowledge that.



Troy woman reported missing - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The Troy Police Department is seeking the public's help locating Troy woman Kathryn Louise Davis. Davis was reported missing to the Troy Police Department ...



Bill Rice joins Pike County Economic Development Corporation - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Former Trojan Bill Rice has joined the staff of the Pike County Economic Development Corporation as the office manager and assistant to Marsha Gaylard, ...



Shannon excited for opportunity to coach the Trojans - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The new Charles Henderson High School baseball coach is looking forward to the “chance of a lifetime.” submitted Photo Charles Henderson high school hired ...



Charles Henderson improving, more confident junior Davenport getting a lot of college interest  Dothan Eagle

TROY – Dyneshia Jones' desk drawer in her classroom is crammed full of envelopes with familiar logos in the upper left corner.



Veterans breakfast Friday to kick off bicentennial weekend celebration - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The City of Troy's Veterans Weekend Celebration begins on Friday with a Veterans Breakfast at the Colley Senior Complex and concludes with American Legion ...



SHOTS FIRED: Car shot into at convenience store - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Officers responded to the scene of a shooting Friday afternoon where a vehicle had been shot into multiple times. “A black male approached an occupied ...



Coming up: Maori Davenport eligibility hearing  CBS42.com

One high school basketball player will soon find out if she's eligible to finish her senior season at Charles Henderson High School. Maori Davenport was ruled ...



Prep Baseball roundup: Hodge powers Providence win over Stanhope; Eagles fall to CHHS  Dothan Eagle

J.D. Hodge belted a grand slam homer and added a two-run single and a double to finish with three hits and six runs batted in to pace 11-1 Providence ...



Voter registration, absentee application deadlines approaching - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The deadline to register to vote in the upcoming general election is approaching, as well as deadlines for absentee voting. To vote on local and statewide races ...



Money flowing in House Republican race - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Editor's note: This article was edited to correct the donation from Carter Ray to Wes Allen. As the June 5 primaries approach, one candidate for the House of ...



One of a kind: Troy remembers the talent and legacy of Will Green - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

They will tell you throughout his athletic career, that he could run like a deer, that he could hit a baseball like Dick Butkus would punish a running back, that he ...



Anderson driven by passion to change students' lives - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Kristina Anderson didn't always want to be a teacher, but it's the path she chose and she is now of the top administrators at Charles Henderson High School.



Support for Davenport continues to grow - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Support of Charles Henderson senior Maori Davenport continues to grow. Davenport, a Rutgers signee and frontrunner for Miss Basketball, was deemed ...



Thomas Hamilton Outlaw - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Thomas Hamilton Outlaw, 68, of Troy died Monday, January 14, 2019, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Thomas was first and foremost a child of God.



HOMECOMING PARADE (photos) - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

MESSENGER PHOTO/COURTNEY PATTERSON Charles Henderson High School marched in the annual CHHS Homecoming Parade Friday afternoon in ...



Wiregrass Schools perform well at Trojan Art Day  Dothan Eagle

TROY — Wiregrass area middle and high school students joined others representing 24 Alabama counties at the sixth annual Trojan Art Day at Troy University.



Troy woman killed in wreck on US Highway 231 - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

A Troy woman was killed Friday evening when her vehicle collided with another on U.S. Highway 231 near Kelly Road. Porsha Johnson, 32, was killed when ...



COMING SOON: Rex Lumber Troy manager gives progress update - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Jared Banta, general manager of Rex Lumber, Troy, LLC., visited the Troy Exchange Club Thursday to tell members about the soon-to-come saw mill. “The Troy ...



Henderson bluegrass festival underway - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Dedication comes in different forms. Around Henderson in rural Pike County, dedication is accompanied by the high lonesome sound of bluegrass music.



Tuck named head basketball coach at CHHS - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Shelby Tuck is returning to his alma mater as head basketball coach. After five years coaching the Charles Henderson Middle School team, Tuck was hired ...



Big Blue Crawfish opens storefront on Pepperell Parkway last month  Opelika Observer

By Morgan Bryce Editor. An authentic taste of Louisiana culture and cuisine can be found at the new home of Big Blue Crawfish, which held a joint ribbon-cutting ...



Troy announces new parking and traffic plan for football season  The Southeast Sun

The Troy Trojans will host the Alabama State Hornets in the Trojans home opener this Saturday afternoon, and the university and City of Troy have announced a ...



March on: Local band preparing to host annual Southeastern States Marching Band festival (Gallery) - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

By Ngoc Vo. More than 35 high schools bands from across the Southeast will be marching on Troy Oct. 4 for the 45th annual Southeastern States Marching ...



GROWTH SPURT: Economic development boons in 2018 - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

“It's been an absolutely phenomenal year for economic development,” said Marsha Gaylard, president of the Pike County Economic Development Corporation.



Gymnasium wall collapses at Pike County High School - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The Troy Fire Department responded to Pike County High School at approximately 5:36 p.m. Friday evening, to reports that multiple Oakman High football ...



Troy baseball advances to Sun Belt Conference Tournament championship  Dothan Eagle

LAFAYETTE, La. -- Troy's baseball team will play for the Sun Belt Conference Tournament title. The Trojans advanced to the championship Saturday afternoon, ...



Troy Bank and Trust to acquire First National Bank - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Troy Bank and Trust Co.'s proposed purchase of First National Bank will merge Pike County's two oldest banks and be a “win-win-win” for the community, ...



Treasure Forest association gives awards - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The Pike County Chapter of the Alabama TREASURE Forest Association hosted its annual chapter meeting Thursday in the Fellowship Hall of First Baptist ...



Troy police investigating fatal shooting - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Troy police are investigating the death of an 18-year-old Troy man who was brought to the hospital with a gunshot wound Friday night. Troy Police Chief Randall ...



PCBOE announces plan to build to combine Banks schools at one site - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The next big capital project for the Pike County Board of Education will be a $5 million project that will eventually house all Banks students, primary and ...



Robbery suspect arrested - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Darrious Lemodis Davis, 26, of Union Springs, was arrested Tuesday on two outstanding warrants of first-degree robbery and first-degree burglary in connection ...



Community remembers former fire chief Thomas Outlaw - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The death of retired Troy Fire Chief Thomas Outlaw on Monday sent ripples of sadness across his hometown of Troy and throughout the county. Outlaw went to ...



Andre Ellis out of prison, seeking business license in Troy - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

A Pike County man once convicted of rape before the ruling was overturned is now in the community corrections program and seeking a business license in Troy ...



Police reports 2-4-2019 - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Jackson, Kendrick Lajeriyan, Age 25, W Field Drive, Madison, AL Possession of Marijuana Second Degree,. Fleeing or attempting to elude law enforcement, and ...



Second volunteer firefighter arrested - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

A second Pike County volunteer firefighter has been charged with theft of property in an ongoing state investigation. Clifton Davis, 40, was arrested Monday and ...



Messenger readers to select 'Pick of Pike' winners with Reader's Choice - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Readers of The Messenger can now choose their favorite local places that they believe are the “Pick of Pike” in the annual Reader's Choice competition.



Pike County United Appeal to host 'Master of the Grill' contest - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

That's a question that will not been answered until November 10. However, the winners of the Pike County United Appeal's 2nd Annual Veteran's Day Master of ...



Man dies after fleeing Troy Police - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

A Troy man apparently drowned after attempting to swim away from police officers during a pursuit Wednesday morning. Troy officers made a traffic stop at ...



Trojans knock off Headland on senior night - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Charles Henderson High churned out 435 yards of total offense en route to a 45-12 win over Headland High Friday on Senior Night in Troy's Veteran Memorial ...



Goshen child critically injured in collision - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

An 11-year-old Goshen boy is in critical condition following a car crash at the intersection of Henderson Highway and County Road 2291. Trooper Justin Vann ...



vehicle claims life of Pike County man - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

TROY POST – A single vehicle crash at approximately 10 a.m. today, March 9th, has claimed the life of a Pike County man. Byron Tucker Floyd, 19, was killed ...



Man charged with 2016 rape on Troy campus arrested - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Police have arrested a former Troy student indicted on a charge of first-degree rape in connection with an incident on campus in the spring of 2016.



Charles Henderson names McCoy as head football coach  Dothan Eagle

Brad McCoy hoped to land a job as an assistant football coach at Charles Henderson High School several weeks ago.



Enterprise assistant named new Charles Henderson baseball coach  The Southeast Sun

Matt Whitton has spent the previous six season as an assistant baseball coach in Enterprise, but on Tuesday, March 6, Charles Henderson High School ...



Troy Bank and Trust announces promotions - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Jeff Kervin, president and CEO of Troy Bank & Trust, is pleased to announce the promotions of Diane Aman, Jared Waldrop, Michael Precise and Blake Wise.



Council approves interim financing for Kimber - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

In light of the government shutdown, the Troy City Council is securing interim financing to ensure Kimber has the money to continue progress while waiting for ...



Pioneer Museum names interim director - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

The Pioneer Museum of Alabama is moving forward with Pike County native Barbara Tatom as its interim director. Jeff Kervin, museum board chair, said the ...



Police identify man fatally shot while hunting Saturday - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Police have identified a man shot and killed in Troy Saturday in what police believe to be a hunting accident. Troy Police Chief Randall Barr said Benjamin ...



Turkeys from Heaven feeds hungry families - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

In Pike County, Alabama, turkeys come from heaven. That might seem like an odd statement but not for those who are blessed by the Turkeys from Heaven ...



TRUNK OR TREAT: Halloween festivities begin in Pike County - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Families stopped by Park Memorial United Methodist Church and St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church Wednesday night to fill their baskets with candy and dress ...



Robbery suspect arrested after chase - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

A Brundidge man fled from police Wednesday up and down U.S. Highway 231 before finally being arrested on multiple felony charges. Police spotted Frank ...



CLOSED: Businesses take precautions for Hurricane Michael - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

With Hurricane Michael making landfall Wednesday afternoon, many businesses are taking precaution and closing their doors. Closed Wednesday:.



Murder case moves forward - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

A Troy University student will face a grand jury on a charge of murder in the apparent choking death of another Troy man earlier this month. Jeremyah Howell, 21 ...



Troy police seeking Walmart theft suspects - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Troy police are seeking the help of the public in identifying three people suspected of stealing items from the Troy Walmart. Two men are suspected of stealing ...



Police rule death of missing woman a homicide - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Troy Police Chief Randall Barr said police have confirmed that a body found in a wooded area near Pike County Road 1158 Saturday is 33-year-old Kathryn ...



Alabama schools hiring new superintendent: Who the board might select and why  AL.com

During January talks with national search firm Ray and Associates, Alabama Board of Education members emphasized their desire to hire a traditional ...



Goshen teen missing - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Lt. Troy Johnson, investigator with the Pike County Sheriff's Office, said the family of 14-year-old Garrett Lanham has reported him missing from his home in the ...



Beasley sentenced to 15 years in Whaley theft - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Marjorie Beasley has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in connection with a theft scheme in which she stole millions of dollars from her employer Whaley ...



Trojan Tavern to close, new bar to take its place - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Trojan Tavern owner Von Ewing has decided to close the bar's doors over a year after it opened downtown. Ewing said the bar will close its doors for good on ...



Train collides with garbage truck - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Officials say a collision between a garbage truck and a train in the Tennille community Tuesday morning was not as bad as it could have been. The garbage ...



Pike County deputy Kevin Childs joins Alabama Drug Enforcement Task Force - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Law enforcement agency leaders from around the state gathered Thursday, Jan. 11, at the state's Capitol to participate in a ceremony honoring members of the ...



Police investigating fatal shooting believed to be hunting accident - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

A Troy man was shot and killed Saturday in what police believe was a hunting accident. “At 5:54 pm officers responded to county road 7741 to a report of a man ...



GIVING MORE THAN THANKS: Griffin family carries on Thanksgiving tradition - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Seventeen years ago, Cornelius and Kimberly Griffin were living in New York City. He was a defensive tackle for the New York Giants and was living many ...



BLANKET BONDS: Fathers make memories with daughters - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Evelyn Williams chose the dress she wanted to wear on her Saturday morning date with her dad. She wanted to be dressed just like Cinderella. To Foz Williams ...



QUICKFIX: Copeland starts food delivery service in Troy - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

When first looking at Quickfix, people might think the food delivery *service* is a big corporate company that has recently brought a location to Troy. In reality, Troy ...



Deputies seize $40000 worth of marijuana during raid - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Troy police and Pike County Sheriff's deputies seized nearly eight pounds of marijuana worth approximately $40,000 Tuesday night in an arrest at Sunset ...



EHS welcomes its new coaches | Enterprise Ledger  Dothan Eagle

Enterprise High School principal Brent Harrison introduced EHS's new head and assistant baseball coaches at the Enterprise City School Board of Education ...



Cook Out eatery coming to Troy - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Mayor Jason Reeves said Tuesday the restaurant company has plans to open a location on U.S. 231 in Troy at the site of the former Trojan Zone. Demolition of ...



Community remembers service, life of Randy Hale - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

A good guy is gone. And, nobody is going to argue with that. The death of Randy Hale on Friday sent shock waves throughout Pike County and then spread a ...



Person of interest wanted in Theris case - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Another person of interest is now being sought in the missing person case of Lisa Theris. The Bullock County Sheriff's Department has identified Wade Oswald ...



Police find body believed to be missing woman - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Police have found a body they believe to be that of 33-year-old Kathryn Louise Davis, who had been reported missing Wednesday night. Troy Police Chief ...



'DREAM BAR': Troy native realizes dream to open bar in hometown - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Troy native Von Ewing made his dreams come true when he opened his very own cocktail and martini bar, Trojan Tavern, in downtown Troy earlier this month.



3-4-2019 Police reports - The Troy Messenger  Troy Messenger

Arrests. 3-1-2019. Wilson, Kenneth Lamar, Age 44, N Hamilton Street, Abbeville, Alias Writ of Arrest. Stantley, James Corey, Age 46, Williams Street, Driving ...



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