(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.
(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.
(October 11, 2017)
It’s not quite gut check time… at least for most of the teams in the River Region.
But a few have key regional contests while others are heading into the two biggest weeks of the season.
(October 5, 2017)
The backside of the regular season officially opens this weekend and several teams have a chance to increase their chances for the post season.
(September 21, 2017)
We’ve reached the official midpoint of the regular season and the jury is still out on a few teams.
There are no region games scheduled among teams in the River Region but plenty of rivalries are renewed including a couple in the Capital City.
(September 21, 2017)
Another week in the books and we continue to learn about the teams in the River Region.
Last week produced a few surprises, particularly in Class 4A where Alabama Christian defeated Dale County and Elmore County won its first game of the season.
(September 13, 2017)
The first week of region play gave high school football fans plenty of excitement, a few upsets and an idea of what to expect the rest of the season.
Take Montgomery Catholic and St. James, which endured a defensive battle that came down to the last seconds. Catholic found some "Mojo" with a long pass to set up the winning points.
(August 24, 2017)
For the next 11 weeks, Friday nights (as well as many Thursdays and a couple of Saturdays) will be about high school football, leading up to the Super 7 playoffs.
LAMP players celebrate their walk-off win in Game 3 of the series win over Holtville on Saturday at Paterson Field. (Staff Photo)
By Tim Gayle
(April 29, 2017)
LAMP had led Holtville for the previous 10 innings of Friday’s doubleheader in the second round of the Class 4A playoffs, but the Bulldogs’ improbable sixth-inning rally for a 6-4 victory to force a third game in the series was the type of gut-wrenching loss that could tear a team apart.
Pruett Singleton drew a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the seventh to force in fellow senior Sawyer Batson with the game-winning run and send LAMP into the quarterfinals for the first time since 2011. LAMP (18-13) will play host to Munford next Friday in a best-of-three series beginning on Friday at 4:30 p.m.
(February 12, 2017)
Here are the results of the 2017 AHSAA Boys Basketball Area Playoffs (River Region teams in bold). Winners and runners-up advance to the Sub-Regional round.