(February 10, 2018)
Here are the results for the 2018 AHSAA Girls Basketball Area Playoffs (River Region teams in bold). Winners and runners-up advance to the Sub-Regional round on Monday (7A goes directly to Regional tournaments).
(February 11, 2018)
Here are the results for the 2018 AHSAA Boys Basketball Area Playoffs (River Region teams in bold). Winners and runners-up advance to the Sub-Regional round (7A goes directly to Regional tournaments)
The legacy as son of Kevin Turner, Nolan Turner, has taken advantage of an opportunity from Clemson coach Dabo Swinney and played for the Tigers this season. (Staff Photo)
By Tim Gayle
(January 5, 2018)
He has that same appeal, the handsome football player whose looks belie the fact that he’ll hit you with everything he’s got.
He wears the same number, although his jersey is orange, not crimson.
Clemson safeties coach Mickey Conn admits it can be a little eerie at times watching Tiger safety Nolan Turner.
By Tim Gayle
(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.
(November 4, 2017)
Tucker Neven and Brock Taunton connected three times in the final 13 minutes, with quarterback Neven hitting his favorite receiver for 73 yards and a touchdown and 32 yards and a touchdown to rally Macon East Academy to a 38-34 victory over Clarke Prep in the first round of the AISA Class AA playoffs on Friday night… Jamal Epkins had two touchdowns and 88 rushing yards on two carries and Triston Hudson had 54 yards and a touchdown on a pair of carries as Autauga Academy rolled to an easy victory in the first round of the AISA Class AA playoffs.
(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 20, 2017)
Jeff Davis quarterback JaQuan Williams passed for 264 yards and ran for two scores to lift Jeff Davis to a 31-14 win over Prattville in a key Class 7A, Area 2 game at Cramton Bowl on Thursday.
(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.