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Grant out as Alabama basketball coach

According to reports, Anthony Grant was relieved of his duties Sunday morning. (Photo courtesy Unv Alabama Media Relations)

Combined Reports
(March 15, 2015)

TUSCALOOSA - University of Alabama Director of Athletics Bill Battle announced Sunday a change in the leadership of the Crimson Tide men’s basketball program.

Anthony Grant has been relieved of his duties as men’s head basketball coach. The change comes after Grant has been at the helm of the program for six years.

All-SEC men’s basketball teams includes two River Region representatives

(March 10, 2015)

Birmingham, Ala. – The Southeastern Conference unveiled its men’s basketball coaches’ postseason awards Tuesday to cap off another exciting season of SEC basketball.

Two players from Montgomery were included on second team. K.T. Harrell of Auburn prepped at Brewbaker Tech while Mississippi State’s Craig Sword played at G.W. Carver.

SEC Tournament set for Wednesday-Sunday in Nashville

Combined Report
(March 8, 2015)

The Alabama men’s basketball team will be the No. 9 seed in the 2015 SEC Tournament and will play No. 8 seed Florida on Thursday afternoon at noon CT (1 p.m. ET) on SEC Network.

Jeff Davis girls, Carver boys win state titles

(March 1, 2015)

Jeff Davis nipped McGill-Toolen 55-54 in the first AHSAA Class 7A girls basketball finals Saturday night at the BJCC Legacy Center to win the first Lady Vols state crown since 2006…G.W. Carver out-scored Lee-Huntsville 28-17 in the fourth quarter to claim a 57-55 victory in the AHSAA Class 6A boys’ state basketball finals.

River Region teams earn berth in state finals

(February 27, 2015)

Jeff Davis scored the last five points of the game to stage a dramatic 42-41 come-from-behind win over Hazel Green Thursday to advance to the Class 7A girls’ state basketball championship game Saturday night at the BJCC… G.W. Carver (28-4) outscored Woodlawn by nine in the fourth quarter en route to a 54-42 victory in the AHSAA Class 6A boys’ state basketball tournament…Coach Randy Varner’s Rams (23-7) posted a close 42-40 win over Anniston (27-9) at Bill Harris Arena Thursday night to clinch a spot in the Class 5A girls state tournament finals.

State Finals schedule backed up an hour for Thursday

(February 26, 2015)

The Alabama High School Athletic Association State Basketball Tournament games scheduled for Thursday will be delayed by one hour starting at 10 a.m., AHSAA Executive Director Steve Savarese announced Wednesday night.

Three Knights sign athletic scholarships

Three student athletes from Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School recently signed athletic scholarships at a ceremony at the school. The players include (front row, from left) Reggie Jackson, Jacob Hulcher and T.J. Stokes. Parents are (back row, from left) Carylon and Anthony Jackson; Richard and Vickie Hulcher; and Ivy and Thomas Stokes.. (Photo contributed)

(February 24, 2015)

Three student athletes from Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School recently signed scholarships to continue in their respective sports.

2015 AHSAA State Basketball Finals

Staff Report
(February 27, 2015)

Here are the results and the schedule of the 2015 AHSAA State Basketball Tournament at the BJCC Arena in Birmingham. (River Region teams in bold).

Northeast, Northwest regional tourneys adjust schedules due to weather

(February 16, 2015)

The AHSAA Northeast Regional Basketball Tournament at Jacksonville State and the Northwest Regional at Wallace-Hanceville Community College will delay the start of Tuesday’s tournament schedule one hour until 10 a.m

AISA RECAP: Tuscaloosa Academy earns Class AAA title

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(February 14, 2015)

Like the previous two meetings between Tuscaloosa Academy and Bessemer Academy this season, the Alabama Independent School Association’s Class AAA state championship matchup would come down to the final minute.

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