Hooper Academy’s Jared Kelly works against Ethan Brindley in the Colts’ loss on Thursday. (Staff Photo)
By Tim Gayle
(February 2, 2018)
Max Westjohn’s putback with 45.7 seconds left gave Tuscaloosa Academy the lead and Hadrian McNeil added a pair of free throws for insurance as the Knights edged Hooper Academy 52-49 in overtime in the Alabama Independent School Association Class AAA state tournament at the Multiplex at Cramton Bowl on Thursday afternoon.
(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 6, 2017)
The Sidney Lanier Poets continued their perfect season on Thursday with a 42-0 win over Dothan in Class 6A, Region 2 play at Cramton Bowl.
(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)
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 15, 2017)
Alabama Christian jumped out to a surprising 28-0 lead, then held off a furious rally by Dale County to win 34-27 and take over first place in the region standings.
(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 25, 2017)
Alabama Christian 42, Providence Christian 12
Alabama Christian rolled to their biggest season opening win at home since 1990, crushing Providence Christian 42-12 at Wade Norton Black Stadium on Friday night. (MORE INSIDE)
(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.