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AUM men picked ninth, women sixth in SSAC hoops preseason poll

Contributed
(October 28, 2014)

Under the direction of first-year head coach Michael Cheaney, the Auburn Montgomery basketball team was picked ninth in the 2014 Southern States Athletic Conference men’s basketball Coaches’ preseason poll

AUM hoops to hold ‘Family, Friends and Fans Day’ on Saturday

Contributed
(October 8, 2014)

The Auburn Montgomery athletic department will host its Basketball Family, Friends and Fans Day this Saturday, Oct. 11, at the AUM Gymnasium to kick off the 2014-15 men’s and women’s basketball seasons.

Sanderson steps down as Faulkner basketball coach

Jim Sanderson has retired as head basketball coach of Faulkner effective immediately. (Photo contributed)

Contributed
(September 3, 2014)

Jim Sanderson, who during an illustrious career as Faulkner’s head basketball coach took the program to unprecedented heights, has retired.

Scott Sanderson, Jim’s brother, will take over as interim head coach.

Dunn tabbed as new Tuskegee basketball coach

Contributed
(August 8, 2014)

TUSKEGEE, Ala. — Tuskegee University has announced the hiring of its new men’s basketball coach. President Brian Johnson, Ph.D. and Athletic Director, Curtis Campbell, have selected former New York Knicks assistant coach, Jerry M. Dunn, to lead the Golden Tigers basketball team.

Local Notes: Douglas resigns; McCord hired at Hooper

Staff Report
(July 10, 2014)
Tuskegee University accepted the resignation of Leon Douglas, head men’s basketball coach. His resignation is effective immediately…Steve McCord is the new football coach at Hooper Academy.

COLUMN: Change the name of the game in high school athletics’ future

Alabama Christian Academy and Coach Chris Goodman came close to winning the Class 4A softball title this year. Who will be the next team from the River Region to win a championship? (File Photo)

By Graham Dunn
RRS Editor

(May 29, 2014)

On this week of Memorial Day, we say an official “good bye” to the high school sports year. As we look back, it might be more pertinent to look forward with a few forthright   questions.

River Region well represented in North-South All-Star hoops rosters

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(April 18, 2014)

A total of 60 outstanding junior student-athletes from across the state have been named to the 2014 North-South Boys and Girls Basketball All-Star squads for the 18th annual Alabama All-Star Sports Week competition scheduled in Montgomery July 21-25.

SEC NEWS: Grant to be retained; Early rounds of SEC Tourney to be broadcast on new network

Alabama coach Anthony Grant will be retained as head coach according to athletic director Bill Battle. (Photo courtesy Unv. Alabama Athletic Dept.)

Combined Reports
(March 14, 2014)

TUSCALOOSA - University of Alabama athletic director Bill Battle used his weekly blog on Roll Tide.com to announce that men’s basketball coach Anthony Grant will return for the 2014-15 season.

Alabama falters in SEC Tourney to end worst season in 14 years

Senior Trevor Releford finished his career at Alabama scoring 11 points in a losing effort against LSU on Thursday. (Photo courtesy Southeastern Conference)

Combined Reports
(March 13, 2014)

ATLANTA – Shavon Coleman scored 15 points and seventh-seeded LSU shot 50 percent from the field in a 68-56 win against 10th-seeded Alabama on Thursday in the Southeastern Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament at the Georgia Dome.

Barbee out as Auburn coach

Tony Barbee was fired on Wednesday after Auburn’s loss to South Carolina in the SEC Tournament. (Photo courtesy David Coyle/ Southeastern Conference)

Contributed
(March 13, 2014)

Auburn University wasted little time and announced the release of Tony Barbee as head coach of the Auburn basketball team late Wednesday night.

The firing comes after the Tigers fell to South Carolina,74-56, in the SEC Tournament that dropped Barbee’s four-year record to 48-75, including an 18-50 record in the SEC.

Latest Updates
Adams Drugs
 
Jeff Davis girls, Carver boys win state titles
River Region teams earn berth in state finals
State Finals schedule backed up an hour for Thursday
AHSAA adjusts finals schedule due to weather
Three Knights sign athletic scholarships
Taylor signs baseball scholarship with Alabama
2015 AHSAA State Basketball Finals
New association bolsters opportunities for local golfers
City becomes destination for makeup tourneys
Northeast, Northwest regional tourneys adjust schedules due to weather

What's Happening
SportsTalk - RIVER REGION SPORTS, 1300 WTLS/106.5 FM, 12-2 weekdays (click to listen)
 
Friday
HS Bball - AHSAA State Finals Tourney, Birmingham (click for schedule)
Coll Base - La.-LaFayette at Alabama, 3 p.m. (Hoover - TIME CHANGE)
Coll Base - Jacksonville St at Auburn, 3 p.m.
Coll Base - Linwood at Faulkner (DH), 1 p.m.
Coll Base - AUM at Middle Ga. St, 3 p.m.
Coll Base - Alabama State at Citadel, 4 p.m.
Coll Base - Huntingdon at Greensboro, 4 p.m. (POSTPONED)
Coll Base - Southern Miss at Troy, 6 p.m.
Coll Soft - Louisiana-LaFayette at Alabama, 6:30 p.m.
Coll Soft - Ohio St at Auburn, 5 p.m.
Coll Soft - AUM in Lead-Off Classic, Columbus, Ga.
Coll Soft - Alabama St vs Troy/Stetson, 10 a.m./3 p.m. (Deland, Fla.)
Coll Soft - Troy vs ASU/Colgate, 10 a.m./12:30 p.m. (Deland, Fla.)
Saturday
HS Bball - AHSAA State Finals Tourney, Birmingham (click for schedule)
Coll Bball - Alabama (m) at Vanderbilt, 3 p.m. (WTLS 106.5 FM/FSN)
Coll Bball - Auburn (m) at Texas A&M, 7:30 p.m. (SEC Network)
Coll Bball - Alabama St (w/m) at Texas Southern, 3 p.m.
Coll Bball - Mobile at AUM (w/m), 2 p.m.
Coll Bball - Ga. State at Troy (w/m), 2 p.m.
Coll Base - Judson/Lindsey Wilson at Faulkner, 4 p.m.
Coll Base - La.-LaFayette at Alabama, 2 p.m. (Hoover)
Coll Base - Oklahoma St at Auburn, 3 p.m.
Coll Base - AUM at Middle Ga. St (DH), 12 p.m.
Coll Base - Alabama State at Citadel, 2 p.m.
Coll Base - Greensboro at Huntingdon (DH), 1 p.m. (SCHEDULE CHANGE)
Coll Base - Southern Miss at Troy, 1 p.m.
Coll Soft - Louisiana-LaFayette at Alabama,1 p.m.
Coll Soft - SIUE at Auburn, 5 p.m.
Coll Soft - AUM in Lead-Off Classic, Columbus, Ga.
Coll Soft - Huntingdon at Milsaps, 10 a.m.
Coll Soft - Alabama St vs Colgate/Stetson, 12/5:30 p.m. (Deland, Fla.)
Sunday
Coll Base - La.-LaFayette at Alabama, 1 p.m. (Hoover)
Coll Base - Jacksonville St at Auburn, 2 p.m.
Coll Base - Linwood at Faulkner (DH), 1 p.m.
Coll Base - Alabama State at Citadel, 11 a.m.
Coll Base - Greensboro at Huntingdon (DH), 1 p.m. (SCHEDULE CHANGE)
Coll Base - Southern Miss at Troy, 1 p.m.
Coll Soft - Louisiana-LaFayette at Alabama,1 p.m.
Coll Soft - Samford at Auburn, 1:30 p.m.
Coll Soft - Alabama St/ Troy in Deland Fla Tourney (TBA)
Coll Bball - Alabama (w) at Auburn, 2 p.m.
 
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