MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Williamson High School in Mobile hosted a close contest Thursday for the HiQ academic quiz contest.
Only 1 point separated Citronelle and B.C. Rain High Schools at halftime, but Rain managed to pull ahead by 1 point to win the match.
The final score was B.C. Rain 20, Citronelle 19 and Williamson 2.
There is only one match remaining in the 2013 regular season. The first of two semi-final matches will be held next week to determine the schools that will meet the winner of a bye for the Alabama 2013 HiQ Championship, to be held at the Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel in downtown Mobile.
The Spanish Fort Toros won their second consecutive 5A State Championship, defeating Muscle Shoals 35-14.
Global civil rights icon Nelson Mandela, whose legacy is ending South African apartheid, has died.
Mobile County Sheriff's Office arrested 27-year-old John Hicks and 22-year-old Amber Trawick for a number of meth related charges including chemical endangerment of a child and trafficking illegal drugs.
Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson returned to the Port City Thursday, December 5 after spending several days in Hamburg, Germany for the Aviation Forum 2013.
Students at Council Traditional School had a lot to cheer about Thursday, December 5.The US Department of Education named Council a “National Blue Ribbon School.”