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PREP CAPSULES: Historic night at Cramton Bowl with debut of Park Crossing

Staff Report
(August 28, 2014)

The season is open for high school teams. Many took advantage of the first week while others begin this week.

One of those with season openers is Park Crossing, Montgomery's newest football program. The Thunderbirds meet Sidney Lanier on Thursday at Cramton Bowl.


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PRESS PICKS: Panel likes Utah State upset

Staff Report
(August 28, 2014)

The first weekend of college football arrives and with it several great intrasectional rivalries.

The panel takes its first crack of high school games. The season began last week with few upsets.


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RAYCOM PREVIEW: 'New' the word in Mountain Brook-Huntsville battle

By Graham Dunn
RRS Editor

(August 28, 2014)

Ed. Note: River Region Sports will preview the Raycom Thursday Night Game of the Week during the regular season. This week, Mountain Brook travels to Huntsville in the season opener for both teams. Check local listings for your Raycom channel.


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Opelika holds off Carver in Champions Challenge

Josh Johnson scores the first points for Opelika in the Champions Challenge Friday at Cramton Bowl. (Photo by Gordon Ward)

Contributed
(August 23, 2014)

Opelika built a 20-7 lead after three quarters, then held off a fourth-quarter Carver rally to beat the Wolverines 20-16 Friday night as the ninth annual Champions Challenge prep football classic got underway at Cramton Bowl.

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PRESS PICKS: Buchanan goes for third straight title

Staff Report
(August 22, 2014)

Press Picks returns for a fifth season and the name at the top has not changed the last two years.

Gary Buchanan of WTLS goes for an unprecedented third-straight title this year after an impressive finish a year ago.


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PREP CAPSULES: Season opens a week early

Staff Report
(August 22, 2014)

Call it Week 0. But there is plenty to discuss when it comes to the beginning of the 2014 high school football season.


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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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PREP CAPSULES: Historic night at Cramton Bowl with debut of Park Crossing
PRESS PICKS: Panel likes Utah State upset
RAYCOM PREVIEW: 'New' the word in Mountain Brook-Huntsville battle
Opelika holds off Carver in Champions Challenge
PRESS PICKS: Buchanan goes for third straight title
PREP CAPSULES: Season opens a week early
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

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Monday
Coll Golf - ASU Invitational (Faulkner m/w), Prattville RTJ
Coll Socc - Capital City Classic: Davenport at AUM (m), 5:30 p.m. (Emory Folmar Complex)
Coll Socc - Faulkner (w) at Johnson &Wales, 9 a.m.
Coll Voll - Southern Miss at Troy, 1 p.m.
SL Base -Jackson (Mariners) at Biscuits 12 p.m.
Tuesday
HS Voll - Park Crossing/ Dadeville at Tallassee, 4:30 p.m.
HS Voll - Elmore Co/ Lee at Wetumpka, 4:30 p.m.
HS Voll - Holtville at Marbury, 4:30 p.m.
HS Voll - Brew Tech at LAMP, 5 p.m.
HS Voll - ACA at PCA, 5:30 p.m.
HS Voll - Auburn at Trinity, 5:30 p.m.
HS Voll - Lanier at Catholic, 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday
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