Cobden Appleknockers

Cobden High School boys’ basketball team won the Mid-Winter Classic at Egyptian with a 74-44 victory over the host Pharaohs Saturday, Jan. 22. Three Appleknockers made the all-tournament team: Brock Reynolds, Elliott Lowndes and Tyler Franklin. Lowndes was named as the tournament’s most valuable...
Cobden, in white uniforms, hosted Century in boys’ high school basketball action Thursday, March 11. Cobden won the game and continued on its way to an unbeaten season. The image was captured from a video of the game which was posted online.
The Cobden High School boys’ basketball team finished the season undefeated with a 58-41 win over Trico Saturday, March 13. Cobden became one of 14 schools in the state that finished undefeated with an 18-0 record. Coach Wendell Wheeler’s Appleknocker squad competed in 16 games in 23 days during a...
The Cobden High School boys’ basketball team won three straight games in recent action.  With the victories, Cobden improved to 8-0. Cobden 72, Meridian 40: The host Appleknockers scored the first two baskets of the game and were never again seriously challenged in the win over the Bobcats in South...
The Union County Museum in Cobden plans to have extended hours during the Cobden Peach Festival. The museum is scheduled to be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 4-5 – those are dates of the Peach Festival. The museum is located along South Appleknocker Street in downtown...
The Cobden High School baseball team will return five starters from last year’s 22-10 squad to build a team around this spring. “It’s definitely hard losing all those seniors,” first-year Cobden baseball coach Jared Clutts said. “We’re going to be really young, but we have a lot of athleticism,...

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