(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.
(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.
(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 28, 2017)
By the fourth quarter, the senior Tyler Price’s hamstring wasn’t bothering him at all as he scored on a 15-yard run with 64 seconds remaining to clinch a 19-8 win over the ACA Eagles and give the Catholic Knights their first area or region title since 1989… Kavosiey Smoke scored on runs of 1 and 15 yards to lead Wetumpka to its first region championship since 2010 with a 27-17 win over Benjamin Russell at the Charles Bailey Sportsplex on Friday night.
(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 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.
(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 7, 2017)
Uziah McDaniels rushed for 198 yards and two touchdowns to lead Park Crossing to a 39-14 victory over G.W. Carver in a Class 6A, Region 2 clash at Cramton Bowl on Friday… The Wetumpka Indians stayed perfect on the season with a convincing region victory on the road at Pelham on Friday… The Mustangs did not disappoint their Homecoming fans with a 21-13 victory over visiting Russell County.
(September 30, 2017)
Keefe White had 172 yards rushing and 92 more on a pair of kickoff returns to help Montgomery Academy avenge last year’s loss at Trinity…. The Sidney Lanier Poets broke open a 13-13 halftime tie scoring 21 unanswered points on the way to a 34-20 win over Jeff Davis in an intra-city battle at Cramton Bowl on Friday.
(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.