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Archive for the ‘G. W. Carver’ Category

Big shake up in AHSAA classifications for 2018-2020

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent

(December 1, 2017)

Every two years, Alabama High School Athletic Association programs have to contend with new rivalries as they move up or down in the classification system.

The biggest change for the 2018-2020 classification period involves St. James, who drops from their customary position as a Class 4A program to become the largest school in Class 3A.

PREP CAPSULES: Nine advance to second round; Autauga Academy looks for another title

Staff Report
(November 16, 2017)

It was a banner first round for the River Region.

In all, nine teams advanced. While that is not a record, it was enough to give kudos for a job well done.

PREP PLAYOFF RECAP: Tallassee wins in OT; ACA, Carver advance with road wins

Combined Reports
(November 11, 2017)

Quinton Jeter’s 25-yard field goal in overtime provided the game-winning points as Tallassee edged Thomasville in a Class 4A first-round game… In a matchup of two teams chasing historic seasons, Alabama Christian earned a 33-28 win over Northside in the first round of the Class 4A playoffs on Friday… G.W. Carver got a 70-yard touchdown run from Justin Lewis and a 25-yard touchdown run by Terrance Webster to pull off a stunning 13-7 win at McAdory on Friday night.

PREP CAPSULES: Round 1 of playoffs hints of upsets

Staff Report
(November 9, 2017)

The River Region will have plenty of representation in this year’s AHSAA playoffs.

Better yet, it might have plenty of success, too.

Local Tide stars suffer season-ending injuries in LSU win

Shaun Dion Hamilton suffered his second season ending knee injury this past Saturday against LSU. His former G.W. Carver teammate, Mack Wilson, also suffered an injury. (Photo courtesy Unv Alabama Media Relations)

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(November 5, 2017)

TUSCALOOSA - When both players at the same position on a depth chart suffer potential season-ending injuries, it can be devastating.

When one is the leader of the defense, it can hurt even more.

The loss of Shaun Dion Hamilton (knee) and Mack Wilson (foot) not only damages Alabama’s national championship dreams, it robs the defense of a charismatic leader and his inspirational backup.

PREP CAPSULES: AISA enters second season

Staff Report
(November 2, 2017)

The regular season for AHSAA teams comes to an end this week.

For a select few, the AISA playoffs open at the same time.

PREP CAPSULES: Region titles up for grabs

Staff Report
(October 26, 2017)

Last week’s big games set up this week’s big "uns."

Several teams still have work to do to either improve their seeding in the playoff or to actually make the post season.

With two weeks remaining in the regular season, there is still holes to fill in the playoff brackets.

WEEK 8 RECAP: UPDATED - Park Crossing wins region title; Wetumpka falls; Lee loses to Central

Combined Reports
(October 21, 2017)

Park Crossing won its third consecutive region title with a 34-19 victory over Sidney Lanier in what was one of the more bizarre games of the year at Cramton Bowl…Ethan Sellers booted a 30-yard field goal with three seconds remaining to give Opelika a 20-19 win over Wetumpka on Friday.

PREP CAPSULES: Biggest week of the year arrives

Staff Report
(October 19, 2017)

The River Region has enjoyed several special weekends of high school football.

But it’s been a while since there’s been one like this.

WEEK 7 RECAP: St. James hands ACA first loss; Macon East clinches region title

Combined Reports
(October 14, 2017)

St. James tailback Tony Amerson that was the difference in a 49-14 win over ACA … Tucker Neven passed for 134 yards and a pair of touchdowns as Macon East Academy wrapped up its first region title since 2001

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Camellia Bowl opponents MTSU, Arkansas St familiar foes
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New AHSAA competitive balance ruling has local coaches baffled

What's Happening
SportsTalk -RIVER REGION SPORTS, 1300 WTLS/106.5 FM, 12-2 p.m. (click to listen)
 
 
Friday
WBB - Alabama St at Miami, Fla., 6 p.m.
WBB - Birmingham Southern at Huntingdon, 6 p.m.
Saturday
CFB - Raycom Camellia Bowl: Arkansas St vs MTSU, 7 p.m. (ESPN)
CFB - New Orleans Bowl: Troy vs North Texas, 12 p.m. (ESPN)
MBB - MTSU at Auburn, 5 p.m. (Birmingham - SEC Network)
MBB - Troy at Arkansas, 7 p.m. (North Little Rock, Ark.)
MBB -Winthrop at Alabama St., 1 p.m.
MBB - Maryville at Huntingdon, 2 p.m.
CBB - Delta St at AUM (w/m), 2 p.m.
CBB - AUM (w/m) at Bethel Unv., 2 p.m.
Sunday
MBB - Berea at Huntingdon, 2 p.m.
WBB - Troy at Samford, 2 p.m.
 
High School
HSBB - AHSAA Boys Weekly Schedule (click)
HSBB - AHSAA Girls Weekly Schedule (click)
 

 

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