(March 21, 2018)
Smitty Grider has been named the new head football coach at Hazel Green High School… Auburn’s Daniel Purifoy received news of eligibilty for next season but will have to sit out 30 percent of the Tigers’ basketball games, according to the NCAA.
The Illinois women’s tennis team celebrates the championship win in the Blue-Gray Tennis Classic at Lagoon Park. (Photo by George Wakefield)
By Tim Gayle
(February 27, 2018)
The 70th annual Blue-Gray National Tennis Classic lived up to its billing as two ranked teams battled for the women’s title and two Cinderella squads clashed for the men’s championship.
(February 11, 2018)
Here are the results for the 2018 AHSAA Boys Basketball Area Playoffs (River Region teams in bold). Winners and runners-up advance to the Sub-Regional round (7A goes directly to Regional tournaments)
(January 3, 2018)
ick Hendrick won this year’s bowl picks.
But Graham Dunn is the season champion.
For the first time in the Press Picks history, the editor and publisher of River Region Sports has won the championship, besting Stephen Gunter, who finished second.
(December 15, 2017)
Bowl season has arrived and with it, a new leader.
Although only eight games were picked last week, Graham Dunn was able to move ahead of Stephen Gunter by three games heading into the final round of picks for the 2017 season.
Jarrett Stidham and the Auburn Tigers fell in the SEC Championship game on Saturday. They will travel back to Atlanta on New Year’s Day for the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl to face Central Florida. (Photo by Todd Van Emst/Auburn Unv. Athletics)
By Tim Gayle
(December 4, 2017)
Alabama and Auburn found out their destinations on Sunday as the Crimson Tide earned its fourth College Football Playoff appearance in as many years and Auburn will return to Mercedes Benz Stadium to face Central Florida in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.
(November 30, 2017)
It happens again. There is a tie at the top of the standings this week.
Kerryon Johnson was a key against the Alabama defense before leaving the game with an injury. (Photo courtesy Unv Alabama Athletic Dept.)
By Tim Gayle
(November 26, 2017)
AUBURN - It wasn’t an Iron Bowl for the ages, as so many are billed, but Auburn’s 26-14 win over Alabama at Jordan-Hare Stadium capped a remarkable turnaround for the Tigers as they defeated two No. 1 teams in a three-win span to earn a trip to the Southeastern Conference Championship Game and keep alive their national championship hopes.
(November 24, 2017)
The 82nd version of the Iron Bowl has been billed as potentially, the biggest ever.
But let’s wait on the outcome to see if it can match the "Pick 6" of 2013.
(November 22, 2017)
Rivalry Week is here and the standings look similar but closer as last week.