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Former Brantley coach Stallworth finishes great career

After seven years at the AHSAA, Tony Stallworth is retiring this week. (Staff Photo)

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(June 28, 2018)

Tony Stallworth has worked at every level of administration, from coaching to high school principal to county school system administrator to associate executive director at the Alabama High School Athletic Association. 

While he has excelled at every step, most of the people still refer to him as “Coach,” a reflection of his success on the court at Brantley High, a court that was renamed in his honor.

McGaughey named boys hoops coach at Pike Road

Robb McGaughey (background) is the new coach at Pike Road High School. (Staff Photo)

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(June 14, 2018)

Robb McGaughey admits he will be in uncharted waters tonight when he meets the players and parents of the Pike Road High basketball team.

Former Alabama Christian College legend remembers C.M. Newton

C.M. Newton led Alabama to its first NCAA Tournament bid in 1976. He passed away on June 4 at the age of 88. (Photo courtesy Unv Alabama Media Relations)

By Graham Dunn
RRS Editor
(June 12, 2018)

Charles “Boonie” Russell played an integral part in the career of C.M. Newton.

He was directly involved in the dawn of many of Alabama’s greatest basketball victories in the 1970s, which included three straight SEC championship seasons and the program’s first-ever appearance in the NCAA Tournament.

Russell was also a part of history when Newton fielded the first all-black starting lineup in the conference in 1973,

Arrighi ready to lead Trinity basketball

New Trinity boys basketball coach Matt Arrighi speaks to the team as former coach Jack Schweers looks in during the 2018 season. (Staff Photo)

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(April 30, 2018)

Matt Arrighi never considered himself the most qualified of the applicants hoping to become Trinity’s next boys’ basketball coach. But that might have just worked in his favor.

Chapman retires after leading Macon East to championships

After leading Macon East to two state championships, Larry Chapman has decided to retire from coaching. (Staff Photo)

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(April 25, 2018)

Larry Chapman decided two state championships were enough.

The former AUM men’s basketball coach, who has spent the last three years volunteering his time in the same capacity at Macon East Academy, told headmaster Glynn Lott last week he would not be returning to the school.

City’s Garrett Coliseum added as AHSAA basketball regional site

Garrett Coliseum is the new home for the AHSAA Regional Tournament, joining Alabama State’s Acadome as one of two sites for the tournament. (Staff Photo)

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(April 12, 2018)

The city of Montgomery will make history in February, 2019 when two of the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s four basketball regionals will be played in the Capital City.

The Central Regional, which has been held at Alabama State’s Dun-Oliver Acadome since 2007, will be renamed the Southeast Regional and will be joined by the Southwest Regional at Garrett Coliseum.

Lee’s Broughton named 2018 ‘Miss Basketball’

Lee’s Zipporah Broughton is presented the award for "Miss Basketball" for 2018 by AHSADCA Director Alvin Briggs (left) and Matt Cobb of Alfa Insurance. (Photo contributed)

Staff Report
(April 10, 2018)

Robert E. Lee senior Zipporah Broughton was named "Miss Basketball" by the Alabama Sportswriters Association for 2017-18.

The announcement came during the annual luncheon on Wednesday.

JD’s Posey retires from coaching

Terry Posey has announced his retirement after spending 20 years as the head basketball coach at Jeff Davis High School. (Staff Photo)

By Graham Dunn
RRS Editor
(April 5, 2018)

Terry Posey has been coaching basketball in some capacity since 1981.

That run officially came to an end on Tuesday.

The longtime boys coach and athletic director at Jeff Davis High School announced his retirement, ending a 20-year run at the school and a career of 33 years in the sport.

Arant named Montgomery Academy boys basketball coach

Montgomery Academy has tabbed Jeremy Arant as the new boys’ basketball coach, replacing Anthony McCall. (Staff Photo)

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(March 29, 2018)

Montgomery Academy wasted no time in replacing outgoing boys’ basketball coach Anthony McCall, handing over the reins of the program to McCall’s top assistant, Jeremy Arant.

Campbellsville eliminates Faulkner from NAIA tourney

Staff Report
(March 14, 2018)

BILLINGS, Mont. - Third-ranked and top-seeded Campbellsville (Ky.) fended off nearly three quarters of feisty Faulkner pressure to secure the 79-63 victory in the Duer Bracket of the 38th annual NAIA Women’s Basketball National Championship tournament at the Rimrock Auto Arena on Wednesday.

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