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Archive for the ‘AISA’ Category

Local high school coach spends family time on the music stage

The band "Whatley and Co." features (from left) sons Kirkland, Kyle, Karson, and father Andy, whose full-time job is coaching football and baseball at Evangel Christian Academy. (Photo contributed)

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(November 28, 2017)

During the day, Andy Whatley juggles teaching and coaching duties at Evangel Christian Academy, teaching a little history while coaching football and baseball at the small private school on Vaughn Road.

On weekend nights, Whatley often spends time with his three oldest children — Kyle, Karson and Kirkland — as the quartet plays private parties with their rock band “Whatley & Co.”

PLAYOFF RECAP: Wetumpka, ACA advance; Escambia stuns Autauga Academy

Combined Reports
(November 18, 2017)

Jadarious Martin threw for a pair of first-half touchdowns and Kavosiey Smoke added another in the third quarter as the Indians defeated Carver 27-7 at Cramton Bowl in the second round of the Class 6A state playoffs on Friday night… Alden Stroud rushed for a pair of touchdowns and Reece Solar passed for one and ran for another as Alabama Christian garnered its school-record 10th win with a 38-7 victory over W.S. Neal at Wade Black Norton Field… Trey Turner and Patrick McGhee combined to rush for 224 yards and held Autauga to just 54 yards on the ground as Escambia Academy stunned the Generals 30-20 in the AISA Class AA championship game at Veterans Memorial Stadium on Friday afternoon.

PREP CAPSULES: Nine advance to second round; Autauga Academy looks for another title

Staff Report
(November 16, 2017)

It was a banner first round for the River Region.

In all, nine teams advanced. While that is not a record, it was enough to give kudos for a job well done.

PRESS PICKS: Prep playoff games highlight big week

Staff Report
(November 15, 2017)

Stephen Gunter continues to increase his lead while the rest of the panel continues to bottle neck in the middle. Gunter had another near-perfect week at 14-1.

PREP PLAYOFF RECAP: Tallassee wins in OT; ACA, Carver advance with road wins

Combined Reports
(November 11, 2017)

Quinton Jeter’s 25-yard field goal in overtime provided the game-winning points as Tallassee edged Thomasville in a Class 4A first-round game… In a matchup of two teams chasing historic seasons, Alabama Christian earned a 33-28 win over Northside in the first round of the Class 4A playoffs on Friday… G.W. Carver got a 70-yard touchdown run from Justin Lewis and a 25-yard touchdown run by Terrance Webster to pull off a stunning 13-7 win at McAdory on Friday night.

WEEK 10 RECAP: Macon East, Autauga advance in AISA playoffs

Combined Reports
(November 4, 2017)

Tucker Neven and Brock Taunton connected three times in the final 13 minutes, with quarterback Neven hitting his favorite receiver for 73 yards and a touchdown and 32 yards and a touchdown to rally Macon East Academy to a 38-34 victory over Clarke Prep in the first round of the AISA Class AA playoffs on Friday night… Jamal Epkins had two touchdowns and 88 rushing yards on two carries and Triston Hudson had 54 yards and a touchdown on a pair of carries as Autauga Academy rolled to an easy victory in the first round of the AISA Class AA playoffs.

PREP CAPSULES: AISA enters second season

Staff Report
(November 2, 2017)

The regular season for AHSAA teams comes to an end this week.

For a select few, the AISA playoffs open at the same time.

WEEK 9 RECAP: Catholic, Wetumpka earn region titles

Combined Reports
(October 28, 2017)

By the fourth quarter, the senior Tyler Price’s hamstring wasn’t bothering him at all as he scored on a 15-yard run with 64 seconds remaining to clinch a 19-8 win over the ACA Eagles and give the Catholic Knights their first area or region title since 1989… Kavosiey Smoke scored on runs of 1 and 15 yards to lead Wetumpka to its first region championship since 2010 with a 27-17 win over Benjamin Russell at the Charles Bailey Sportsplex on Friday night.

PREP CAPSULES: Region titles up for grabs

Staff Report
(October 26, 2017)

Last week’s big games set up this week’s big "uns."

Several teams still have work to do to either improve their seeding in the playoff or to actually make the post season.

With two weeks remaining in the regular season, there is still holes to fill in the playoff brackets.

Macon East, Edgewood take AISA volleyball titles

Tournament MVP Madisyn Kennedy and the Macon East volleyball team celebrate their state championship at Faulkner University’s Tine-Davis Gym. (Staff Photo)

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(October 24, 2017)

After losing a hard-fought championship match to Coosa Valley Academy last year, the Macon East Academy volleyball team came to Faulkner University to deliver a message to the rest of the Alabama Independent School Association.

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What's Happening
SportsTalk -RIVER REGION SPORTS, 1300 WTLS/106.5 FM, 12-2 p.m. (click to listen)
 
 
Friday
WBB - Alabama St at Miami, Fla., 6 p.m.
WBB - Birmingham Southern at Huntingdon, 6 p.m.
Saturday
CFB - Raycom Camellia Bowl: Arkansas St vs MTSU, 7 p.m. (ESPN)
CFB - New Orleans Bowl: Troy vs North Texas, 12 p.m. (ESPN)
MBB - MTSU at Auburn, 5 p.m. (Birmingham - SEC Network)
MBB - Troy at Arkansas, 7 p.m. (North Little Rock, Ark.)
MBB -Winthrop at Alabama St., 1 p.m.
MBB - Maryville at Huntingdon, 2 p.m.
CBB - Delta St at AUM (w/m), 2 p.m.
CBB - AUM (w/m) at Bethel Unv., 2 p.m.
Sunday
MBB - Berea at Huntingdon, 2 p.m.
WBB - Troy at Samford, 2 p.m.
 
High School
HSBB - AHSAA Boys Weekly Schedule (click)
HSBB - AHSAA Girls Weekly Schedule (click)
 

 

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