(October 20, 2018)
A month ago, Montgomery Academy’s football team was 1-3 and had surrendered 140 points in four games. While the Eagles’ goals remained intact, the players knew they would never reach the playoffs without making some changes.
“I definitely think the way we changed [...]
(October 11, 2018)
The old addage of it’s time to fish or cut bait may not make a lot of sense to some, but for what it represents for local prep teams, it says everything about this week’s schedule.
No less than 12 games will play a major role in the playoff scenario, AHSAA or AISA, with only a couple of weeks of region play remaining.
(October 13, 2018)
Despite just earning two first downs in the second half, the Sidney Lanier Poets picked up a key victory over arch-rival G.W. Carver on Friday.
The Poets used two first-quarter touchdowns and a big play late to hold off the Wolverines for a 35-25 win at Cramton Bowl.
(October 11, 2018)
Last week provided a few upsets and made this week that much more important for a few teams in the River Region.
(October 4, 2018)
Entering the backside of the regular season, there is a lot at stake for several teams.
With region play back this week, several teams are looking to lay claim to the playoff stakes but cannot afford a loss, even if it is in the seventh week of an 11-game season.
(September 27, 2018)
It is the unofficial mid-point of the season. That usually means everyone playing non-region games. And that’s true for the most part.
(September 22, 2018)
Jacory Merritt scored three times, all in the fourth quarter, to lift Sidney Lanier to a come-from-behind 35-28 victory over Park Crossing on Friday at Cramton Bowl.
It was the Poets’ first victory over the Thunderbirds in five tries
(September 20, 2018)
The high school football season has settled in, so to speak.
It’s too early to deem teams the best in their region although there are a few exceptions
(September 15, 2018)
Roderick Smith kicked a 20-yard field goal as time expired to give Sidney Lanier a 22-20 victory over Eufaula on Friday, the first of the season for the Poets (1-2, 1-0 6A, R2).
The field goal was one of three for the senior who also connected on tries of 22 and 41 yards in the game.
(September 13, 2018)
The region picture (or pictures) have a little more color heading into the second week of play.
A few surprises have taken shape and that can continue this week.
The Class 7A Region 2 battle between Prattville and Central-Phenix City will give an indication of how far the [...]