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CHAMPIONS CHALLENGE PREVIEW: Carver, Opelika renew rivalry

By Graham Dunn
RRS Editor

(August 21, 2014)

River Region Sports will preview the Raycom Thursday Night Game of the Week during the regular season. This week, the annual Champions Challenge kicks off from Montgomery's Cramton Bowl. Raycom will have all three games on Friday and Saturday. Check local listings for your Raycom channel.


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PREP FOR PREPS: Lee, Lanier open 2014 season

Senior defensive end Cortavious Williams (41) will lead the Poets against the Generals Thursday at Cramton Bowl. (Staff Photo)

Staff Report
(August 21, 2014)

It’s been a while since fans of both Robert E. Lee and Sidney Lanier have enjoyed the spotlight.

The two programs have struggled to the point that neither have made the playoffs since 2009 and 2008 for Lee and Lanier, respectively. Days of scalping tickets for this game are long gone.


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2014 River Region Football Guide now available

Staff Report
(August 20, 2014)

River Region Sports is excited to announce the release of the 2014 River Region Football Guide this week. The books are available at various locations.


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PREP FOR PREPS: Teams shuffle with new classification

Jeff Davis is one of three schools from the River Region that moved into the new Class 7A. (Staff Photo)

By Graham Dunn
RRS Editor
(August 20, 2014)

ED Note: The 2014 high school football season opens this week. River Region Sports is preparing football fans with leadoff stories heading towards Thursday's openers. Today, the new classification brings change to several aspects of River Region football.

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PREP FOR PREPS: Edgewood duo brings international flavor

Nigerians Kelvin Luckie and Tega Junior have found a home with coach Bobby Carr and the Edgewood Academy Wildcats. (Photo contributed)

By Graham Dunn
RRS Editor
(August 19, 2014)

ED Note: The 2014 high school football season opens this week. River Region Sports is preparing football fans with leadoff stories heading towards Thursday's openers.
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COLLEGE UPDATE: Tuskegee ranked 25th in first poll

Combined Reports
(August 19, 2014)

TUSKEGEE, Ala. – Fresh off its first-ever NCAA Division II playoff appearance, Tuskegee University opens 2014 on several top 25 lists. TU will enter the 2014 season  ranked No. 25 in  the AFCA Division II Coaches’ Poll.


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PREP FOR PREPS: Stroke of irony lifts Montgomery Catholic hopes for 2014

Montgomery Catholic defensive coordinator Duane McWhorter works with newcomers Reggie Jackson (7) and Sherman Grant (1) during a recent practice. (Staff Photo)

By Graham Dunn
RRS Editor
(August 18, 2014)

ED Note: The 2014 high school football season opens this week. River Region Sports is preparing football fans with leadoff stories heading towards Thursday's openers… Today, Montgomery Catholic's ironic incidents and how it has led to a different outlook for the 2014 football season.


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Huntingdon holds first practice

Contributed
(August 14, 2014)

Huntingdon College head football coach Mike Turk and his staff welcomed more than 120 players for the first preseason practice on Thursday.


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Raycom announces schedule for Thursday night telecasts

Raycom executive producer Mike Llewellyn announces the lineup for the Thursday Night Game of the Week Wednesday at the Champions Challenge press conference. (Photo by Chris Dunn)

Combined Reports
(August 14, 2014)

Raycom Media’s Mike Llewellyn announced the first slate of games for the new Raycom/AHSAA Thursday Night Game of the Week Wednesday at the Champions Challenge press conference at the Alabama High School Athletic Association Office.

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Troy's Pierce to step down after 2015 season

Bobby Pierce announced his retirement and will be replaced by Mark Smartt after the 2015 season. (Photo courtesy Troy Athletics)

Contributed
(August 14, 2014)

TROY, Ala. – Troy University baseball head coach Bobby Pierce announced at a press conference Wednesday that he will retire following the 2015 season; his 13th season as the coach of the Trojans. Pierce, who is 15 wins shy of surpassing Chase Riddle for the most in school history, informed his team at a meeting Tuesday night.

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Faulkner picked10th in first NAIA poll

u>Contributed
(August 12, 2014)

The expectations are already climbing for Charlie Boren’s first season as Faulkner’s head football coach. In the preseason Top 25 poll released Monday by the NAIA, his Eagles are ranked No. 10.

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Dunn tabbed as new Tuskegee basketball coach

Contributed
(August 8, 2014)

TUSKEGEE, Ala. — Tuskegee University has announced the hiring of its new men’s basketball coach. President Brian Johnson, Ph.D. and Athletic Director, Curtis Campbell, have selected former New York Knicks assistant coach, Jerry M. Dunn, to lead the Golden Tigers basketball team.


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Charter on board for SEC Network

Contributed
(August 6, 2014)

ESPN and Charter Communications have reached an agreement for distribution of the SEC Network when the channel launches on August 14, 2014. The network will be available to fans and followers of the Southeastern Conference in all Charter markets.


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CHAMPIONS CHALLENGE PREVIEW: Carver, Opelika renew rivalry
PREP FOR PREPS: Lee, Lanier open 2014 season
PREP FOR PREPS: Teams shuffle with new classification
COLLEGE UPDATE: Tuskegee ranked 25th in first poll
PREP FOR PREPS: Edgewood duo brings international flavor
PREP FOR PREPS: Stroke of irony lifts Montgomery Catholic hopes for 2014
Huntingdon holds first practice
Raycom announces schedule for Thursday night telecasts
Troy's Pierce to step down after 2015 season
Faulkner picked10th in first NAIA poll

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Thursday
HS Foot - R.E. Lee vs Sidney Lanier, 7 p.m. (Cramton Bowl)
SL Base - Tennessee (Cubs) at Biscuits, 7 p.m.
Friday
HS Foot - Notasulga at Tallassee, 7 p.m. (LIVE WEBCAST - click to watch)
HS Foot - Champions Challenge: Carver vs. Opelika, 7 p.m. (Cramton Bowl), WSFA Ch. 12.2
HS Foot - Catholic at Montgomery Aca., 7 p.m.
HS Foot - Marbury at Alabama Christian, 7 p.m. (LIVE WEBCAST - click to watch)
HS Foot - Trinity at Dale Co., 7 p.m.
HS Foot - Thompson at Wetumpka, 7 p.m.
HS Foot - Holtville at Thorsby, 7 p.m.
HS Foot - Jeff Davis at LeFlore, 7 p.m.
HS Foot - Georgiana at Prattville Christian, 7 p.m.
Coll Socc - Warhawks Kickoff: Texas Wesleyan at AUM (m), 4:30 p.m.
SL Base -Biscuits at Pensacola (Reds), 5:30 p.m.
Saturday
SL Base -Biscuits at Pensacola (Reds), 5:30 p.m.
HS Foot - Champions Challenge: Piedmont vs Dadeville, 5 p.m. (Cramton Bowl), WSFA Ch. 12.2
HS Foot - Champions Challenge: Spanish Fort vs Stanhope Elmore, 7:30 p.m. (Cramton Bowl), WSFA Ch. 12.2
 

 

 

 

 

 

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