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Garrett Coliseum is primed and ready but will events come as planned?

Garrett Coliseum is ready for basketball but a new high school event was moved to Faulkner University and it is still somewhat up in the air if the AHSAA Regional will be held there. (Staff Photo)

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(January 20, 2017)

Work continues on Garrett Coliseum in preparation for the upcoming Alabama High School Athletic Association Central Regionals, even as a regular-season basketball tournament originally slated for the facility has now been rescheduled for Faulkner University.

The facility, last used for a high school event in 1992 with the AHSAA state indoor track meet, was pressed into service after Alabama State University elected to back out of its contract to hold the annual regional boys and girls basketball tournament last fall.


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Conville selected as small college coach of the year

Contributed
(January 20, 2017)

Huntingdon baseball coach D.J. Conville is one of three college head coaches being recognized by the Alabama Baseball Coaches Association at this year’s Alabama Baseball Coaches Association awards banquet.


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New Alabama AD Byrne makes good impression in opening press conference

New Unv. Alabama athletic director Greg Byrne was formally introduced during a press conference on Thursday. (Photo courtesy Unv Alabama Media Relations)

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(January 20, 2017)

TUSCALOOSA – His Twitter handle is @Greg_Byrne. He lists his Twitter goals as “engage, communicate and have some fun.”

It’s safe to say that none of the last seven athletic directors at the University of Alabama had Twitter (or would have had it had it existed in their time) or would have been interested in engaging or communicating with the Alabama fan base in an effort to “have some fun.”

Welcome to the new world of progressive thinking.


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State Duals wrestling 1st round opens across the state

Combined Reports
(January 19, 2017)

The first-ever AHSAA Wrestling Duals tournament gets underway this Thursday, Friday and Saturday with 20 first-round and quarter-final matches in Class 6A and 1A/5A and the quarterfinals only in Class 7A.


Class 7A qualified the winner and runner-up in regular-season play from four regions while Classes 6A and 1A/5A qualified the winner and runner-up from eight regions. Teams will meet in head-to-head matches.


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Former JD 'Miss Basketball' Walker transfers to Alabama

Former Jeff Davis star Jasmine Walker has transferred from Florida State to Alabama. (Staff Photo)

Combined Report
(January 17, 2017)

Former Jeff Davis star Jasmine Walker signed with the University of Alabama, head coach Kristy Curry announced on Tuesday.

The state's "Miss Basketball" in 2016, Walker began her collegiate career at Florida State. She will enroll in classes this semester but will sit out from competition for one calendar year due to NCAA transfer rules.


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Battle to retire as Bama AD; Byrne to be replacement

Greg Byrne is expected to be named the new athletic director at Alabama, replacing outgoing Bill Battle. (Photo contributed)

Combined Report
(January 16, 2017)

Bill Battle, Director of Athletics at The University of Alabama, announced Sunday that he is going to retire from his post to assume a new role as Special Assistant to the President.

According to several sources, Arizona athletic director Greg Byrne has been tabbled to replace Battle and the announcement could come as early as Monday.


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COLLEGE NOTES: Lashlee leaves Auburn; Bama A-Day set

Combined Reports
(January 12, 2017)

Auburn offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee is leaving the Tigers and headed to the Univeristy of Connecticut.


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CFP CHAMPIONSHIP: Clemson wins in dramatic fashion

Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson spins in the air from the hit of the Alabama defense in Monday's College Football Playoff Championship. (Photo courtesy CFP)

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(January 10, 2017)

TAMPA, Fla. – It was one of the most dramatic finishes in championship game history.

Deshaun Watson hit Hunter Renfrow with a 2-yard touchdown pass with one second left to left Clemson to a 35-31 victory over Alabama in the CFP National Championship at Raymond James Stadium on Monday night.


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CFP CHAMPIONSHIP NOTES: Streaks broken in title game

Bo Scarbough breaks free for the first touchdown of the game during Alabama's 35-31 loss to Clemson on Monday. (Photo courtesy CFP)

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(January 10, 2017)

TAMPA, Fla. – Plenty of streaks were snapped on Monday night with Clemson’s 35-31 upset of top-ranked Alabama in the CFP National Championship at Raymond James Stadium.


First, Alabama’s 26-game winning streak, dating back to a 2015 loss to Ole Miss, was snapped. Obviously, it was the longest current winning streak in college football, but it was also the third longest streak in Crimson Tide and Southeastern Conference history. Alabama had 28-game winning streaks snapped in 1980 and 1993.


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What's Happening
SportsTalk - RIVER REGION SPORTS, 1300 WTLS/106.5 FM, 12-2 weekdays (click to listen)
 
 
Friday
HSWRES - AHSAA State Duals 1st Round (click for schedule)
Saturday
HSWRES - AHSAA State Duals 2nd Round (click for schedule)
MBB - Alabama at Auburn, 3 p.m. (WTLS 106.5 FM/ ESPN2)
MBB - Huntingdon at Maryville (Tenn), 1 p.m.
CBB - Troy at Ark St (w/m), 3/7 p.m.
CBB - Alcorn St at Alabama St (w/m), 3 p.m.
CBB - AUM (w/m) at Selma, 2 p.m.
CBB - Martin Methodist at Faulkner (w/m), 2 p.m.
WBB - Huntingdon at Piedmont, 1 p.m.
CWRES - Huntingdon Quad Match, 9 a.m.
Sunday
WBB - Alabama at Ole Miss, 2 p.m. (SEC Network)
WBB - Kentucky at Auburn, 2 p.m.
WBB - Huntingdon at Salem, 1 p.m.
 
Week
AHSAA Boys Basketball Schedule, Jan. 16-21 (click)
AHSAA Girls Basketball Schedule, Jan. 16-21 (click)
 
 
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