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PREP BASEBALL: Macon East beats Autauga Academy in possible title showdown preview

Nevin Tucker pitched Macon East to a victory over Autauga Academy on Saturday. (Staff Photo)

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(March 19, 2018)

CECIL - In what could be a preview of the AISA Class AA championship series, Autauga and Macon East met in the semifinals of the Macon East Academy Tournament on Saturday.

With bigger stakes two months away, both coaches opted to pitch down in their rotations and not give away any trade secrets. Macon East, for example, boasts a lineup that has stolen nearly 100 bases this season, but only one player swiped a base.

JASON ARMSTRONG CLASSIC: Trinity, LAMP earn key wins

Staff Report
(March 2, 2018)

Camden Lovrich pitched five innings of one-hit ball, helping Trinity roll to a 5-1 victory over defending 4A state champion UMS-Wright in the 25th annual Jason Armstrong FCA Memorial Classic at Riverwalk Stadium.


Staff Report
(March 2, 2018)

Alabama Christian Academy led 3-1 with two outs in the sixth inning but gave up three runs on just two hits as Wilson High School pulled away to a 5-3 win in the Jason Armstrong Memorial Classic at Riverwalk Stadium on Thursday.

PREP BASEBALL: Trinity opens Armstrong tourney with impressive win

Combined Reports
(February 28, 2018)

McKay Taylor had three hits and drvoe in three runs and Tyler Britton pitched five innings giving up just one hit to lead Trinity to a 13-0 five-inning win over Luverne in the opening game of the 2018 Jason Armstrong Memorial Baseball Classic at Riverwalk Stadium on Tuesday.

Jason Armstrong high school baseball tourney reaches 25th anniversary (SCORE UPDATE)

By Graham Dunn
RRS Editor
(February 28, 2018)

The 25th Jason Armstrong Memorial Baseball Tournament begins Monday with 20 teams slated to participated. The action begins with two games at Riverwalk Stadium and games continue through Saturday at both Riverwalk and Paterson Field.

Long brothers ruled ineligible in AISA after transferring from AHSAA school

Jalon Long, along with his brother Kyrin, were ruled ineligible by the AISA this week after transferring from Marbury to Autauga Academy. The family said they would file an injunction. (Staff Photo)

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(February 24, 2018)

Just six days after allowing Jalon and Kyrin Long to take the field for the 2018 baseball season, the Alabama Independent School Association has reversed its finding and ruled the pair ineligible for the remainder of the season.

The pair transferred from Park Crossing High to Marbury High in September but were not allowed to play for the Bulldogs this season.

LOCAL SPORTS: ACA stays perfect; Autauga wins twice in Selma

Staff Report
(February 21, 2018)

ACA (5-0) scored four runs in the fourth inning and five runs in the fifth to defeat Brew Tech 10-8 in Game 1 Friday night… Former ACA star Chandler Taylor homerred and drove in three runs to pace a 12-4 win in Game 1 of the Alabama Crimson Tide’s sweep of Washington State at Sewell-Thomas Stadium on Friday.

Dixie Baseball and Softball registration continues Saturday

Staff Report
(February 9, 2018)

Registration for Dixie Baseball and Softball in Montgomery continues this weekend.

Any youth between the age of 5-18 are eligible to play in one of eight leagues.

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.”

Martin making memories in Wetumpka’s undefeated season

Wetumpka quarterback Jadarious Martin has been a big part of the Indians’ success this season. (Staff Photo)

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(October 6, 2017)

WETUMPKA – The comparisons are obvious. The similarities are eerie.

As Jadarious Martin continues to lead unbeaten Wetumpka down a path toward the 6A state playoffs, he can’t help but hear the comparisons to Jamal Golden, the last great quarterback for the Indians.

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