Tallassee’s Tyrek Turner gets trapped in the corner during the Tigers’ loss to Sipsey Valley in the Central Sub-Regional round on Tuesday. (Staff Photo)
By Graham Dunn
(February 13, 2018)
TALLASSEE - Tallassee basketball was looking for its first-ever trip to the AHSAA Regional Tournament.
The Tigers will have to wait at least one more year.
Visiting Sipsey Valley – also looking for its first trip to a regional - jumped out to an early lead, taking advantage of poor shooting by Tallassee on the way to a 59-51 victory in Class 4A Central Sub-Region action at the Tallassee gym on Tuesday
(February 14, 2018)
Here are the results of the 2018 AHSAA Boys Basketball Sub-Regional games (River Region teams in bold). Winners advance to the Regional tournament, which is scheduled to begin Wednesday. (NOTE - Class 7A area winners and runners up advance to the regional tournament)
(February 14, 2018)
Here are the results of the 2018 AHSAA Girls Basketball Sub-Regional games (River Region teams in bold). Winners advance to the Regional tournament, which is scheduled to begin Wednesday. (NOTE - Class 7A area winners and runners up advance to the regional tournament)
(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)
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 18, 2017)
Jadarious Martin threw for a pair of first-half touchdowns and Kavosiey Smoke added another in the third quarter as the Indians defeated Carver 27-7 at Cramton Bowl in the second round of the Class 6A state playoffs on Friday night… Alden Stroud rushed for a pair of touchdowns and Reece Solar passed for one and ran for another as Alabama Christian garnered its school-record 10th win with a 38-7 victory over W.S. Neal at Wade Black Norton Field… Trey Turner and Patrick McGhee combined to rush for 224 yards and held Autauga to just 54 yards on the ground as Escambia Academy stunned the Generals 30-20 in the AISA Class AA championship game at Veterans Memorial Stadium on Friday afternoon.
(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.
(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.