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Archive for the ‘AHSAA’ Category

PREP ROUNDUP: MA wins key region game against Pike Road; Carver, Lanier wins set up final week

Combined Reports
(October 20, 2018)
A month ago, Montgomery Academy’s football team was 1-3 and had surrendered 140 points in four games. While the Eagles’ goals remained intact, the players knew they would never reach the playoffs without making some changes.
“I definitely think the way we changed [...]

THURSDAY PREPS: Autauga sews up region title; Park Crossing rolls

Autauga Academy’s Derrion Ashley steps over a defender in the Generals’ win Thursday. (Photo by Tim Gayle)

u>Combined Reports
(October 19, 2018)

PRATTVILLE – The date had been circled on the calendar. For some people, Thursday’s game between Autauga Academy and Edgewood Academy had been circled the day head coach Bobby Carr left Edgewood in 2016 and resurfaced at their biggest rival, Autauga, that fall.  

The Wildcats would go 1-20 over the next two years, including a much-publicized forfeit to Autauga in which they refused to travel to Prattville in the fall of 2016. Autauga, meanwhile, would play for a pair of state championships while compiling a 25-1 record in 2016 and 2017.

PREP CAPSULES: Region battles getting down to cases

Staff Report
(October 11, 2018)

The old addage of it’s time to fish or cut bait may not make a lot of sense to some, but for what it represents for local prep teams, it says everything about this week’s schedule.

No less than 12 games will play a major role in the playoff scenario, AHSAA or AISA, with only a couple of weeks of region play remaining.

PREP ROUNDUP: Lanier shocks Carver

Combined Reports
(October 13, 2018)

Despite just earning two first downs in the second half, the Sidney Lanier Poets picked up a key victory over arch-rival G.W. Carver on Friday.

The Poets used two first-quarter touchdowns and a big play late to hold off the Wolverines for a 35-25 win at Cramton Bowl.

PREP CAPSULES: Last week’s upsets create important week

Staff Report
(October 11, 2018)

Last week provided a few upsets and made this week that much more important for a few teams in the River Region.

PRESS PICKS: Nine is the number this week

Staff Report
(October 11, 2018)
Last week, the magic number was nine.

Actually, it wasn’t too magical in that six of the nine members of the panel got that many correct and that was the high watermark for the week.

PREP ROUNDUP: St. James handles Pike Road; Carver stays unbeaten

Combined Reports
(October 6, 2018)

To be a special team, you’ve got to be good at special teams.

Tony Amerson returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown and Alex Whisenhunt blocked a punt to set up another as St. James took command of the 3A Region 3 race with a dominating 28-0 shutout of Pike Road at ASU Stadium on Friday night.

PREP CAPSULES: First games of second half provide key matchups

Staff Report
(October 4, 2018)

Entering the backside of the regular season, there is a lot at stake for several teams.

With region play back this week, several teams are looking to lay claim to the playoff stakes but cannot afford a loss, even if it is in the seventh week of an 11-game season.

PRESS PICKS: Gayle pouring it on rest of panel

Staff Report
(October 3, 2018)

Tim Gayle continues to put up record-breaking numbers and maintains a bigger lead after six weeks of picks.

Pike Road preparing for new football home

What was the home of former Georgia Washington Junior High School may be the new home of Pike Road football. (Staff Photo)

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(October 1, 2018)

While Pike Road High continues to play its home games at ASU Stadium this season, consultants and architects move forward with plans to build an on-campus stadium at the high school site for use in 2019.

Officials with the town and the school system considered the idea of a new stadium at either the 23-acre site that was formerly Georgia Washington Middle School or approximately 80 acres on Trotman Road that was donated to the city by the Trotman family.

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