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Lady Vols cruise to 7A title

(March 6, 2016)

BIRMINGHAM - Jeff Davis High School took the opening lead on a Tia Manora lay-up in the first minute of the game and never trailed as the Lady Vols beat McGill-Toolen, 52-38, to win their second straight Class 7A state girls’ basketball championship at the BJCC Legacy Arena Saturday.

Jeff Davis girls advance to 7A finals

(March 3, 2016)

BIRMINGHAM - Defending Class 7A state champion Jeff Davis downed Buckhorn 55-45 Thursday in the semifinal game of the 2016 AHSAA State Finals at the BJCC Legacy Arena to set up a rematch in Saturday’s championship with McGill-Toolen.

Carver falls on last-second shot

(March 3, 2016)

BIRMINGHAM - Riley Wolgamott’s lay-up at thel buzzer gave the Muscle Shoals Trojans a 46-45 win over defending Class 6A state champion G.W. Carver in the 6A semifinal game of the AHSAA State Finals Wednesday at the BJCC Legacy Arena.

MA advances to 3A finals with win over Brindlee Mountain

(March 2, 2016)

BIRMINGHAM - Montgomery Academy overcame a slow start to earn its first trip to the state championship since 1999 with a 39-32 win over Brindlee Mountain Tuesday in the Class 3A girls’ semifinal game of the 2016 State Basketball Finals at the BJCC Legacy Arena.

State basketball finals set to start Monday

(February 29, 2016)

Fifty-six high school basketball teams converge on Birmingham this week as the 94th annual Alabama High School Athletic Association State Basketball Tournament tips off Monday at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex Legacy Arena.

AHSAA 2016 Boys State Basketball Tournament (with UPDATED schedules)

Staff Report
(February 25, 2016)

Schedule for the 2016 AHSAA Boys regional basketball tournament, including sub-regional results. Winners advance to the State Finals at Birmingham’s Legacy Arena. River Region teams in bold.

Saban, Malzahn to appear at annual AFCA convention Thursday

Alabama head football coach Nick Saban is expected to appear Thursday at the annual AFCA convention. (Photo courtesy Unv. Alabama Media Relations)

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(January 27, 2016)

The 11th annual convention of the Alabama Football Coaches Association kicks off Thursday at the Embassy Suites Hotel in downtown Montgomery with a new corporate sponsor as the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl has thrown its support behind the popular high school coaches’ clinic.

Annual girls tourney set for River Region

Staff Report
(December 28, 2015)

The fifth-annual BallN Powher Prep Invitational girls’ basketball tournament is set for Monday through Wednesday at Faulkner University.

Bama basketball season opens with tipoff event

The Alabama men’s and women’s basketball teams welcomed the new season on Tuesday with a tipoff event at Coleman Coliseum. (Photo courtesy Unv. Alabama Athletic Dept.)

Combined Reports
(October 28, 2015)

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama men’s and women’s basketball teams officially welcomed in the 2015-16 campaign on Tuesday night with the first-ever Tide Tipoff at Coleman Coliseum.

Almost 7,500 fans packed Coleman Coliseum for the event that featured three-point contest, a slam dunk competition as well as a performance by hip hop artist Rae Sremmurd.

Kentucky favored to win SEC basketball title

(October 21, 2015)

Kentucky was predicted to win the 2016 Southeastern Conference men’s basketball championship in voting by a select panel of both SEC and national media members.

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SportsTalk - RIVER REGION SPORTS, 1300 WTLS/106.5 FM, 12-2 weekdays (click to listen)
HSFB - Jeff Davis vs Carver, 7 p.m. (Cramton Bowl)
HSFB - WS Neal at Tallassee, 7 p.m. (Click to watch)
HSVOL - Mayor's Cup Tourney, Cramton Bowl Multiplex
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