Trailing by eight points with the game less than three minutes old, Piedmont struck for five touchdowns over the remainder of the first half on their way to a 47-16 victory over Wellborn. Read the full story
Just four years into his tenure, Rico White and his Bulldogs captured Anniston’s first region championship since 2011. Anniston secured the Class 4A, Region 4 crown after dominating Cleburne County 62-26.
Jim Ogle passed for 191 yards and three touchdowns, and Jae-Taj Morris rushed for 168 yards and four scores as Jacksonville beat Cherokee County 44-21 in Class 4A, Region 4 action Friday.
Sam Adams: “These kids, they’ve been doubted, they’ve been questioned — vocally, in some cases, by some people around town — but they did nothing but focus on the task at hand, and now we’re playing our best football when it matters the most.”
With a 49-0 loss at Glencoe on Friday night, Pleasant Valley suffered their fifth consecutive loss to fall to 1-8 on the season, 1-6 in Class 3A, Region 5.
Tae Meadows rushed for 146 yards and three touchdowns, and Handley bounced back from its upset loss to Anniston last week with a 43-14 rout of visiting White Plains on Friday.
Andrew Floyd, John Welsh and Cooper Austin each scored a pair of touchdowns as unbeaten Spring Garden beat Southeastern 49-12 on Friday night.
It’s championship week, the final week of region play in Alabama. Region titles will be decided, and others could be. Let’s get right to the storylines
“This is a playoff-caliber game for sure,” JSU coach John Grass said. “You’re playing the defending national champion, so you kind of see where you’re at nationally with how you play this week.”
Donoho easily advanced to today’s second day of play in the AHSAA Class 1A North Super Regional volleyball tournament in Huntsville on Thursday.
There are a couple of rivalry games: Alabama/Tennessee and Southern California/Notre Dame. No games matching ranked teams. Still, it's a college football weekend, and that's a good thing.
Kam Sandlin’s three touchdown passes and two extra points were crucial in then-unranked Anniston’s 28-27 upset of then-No. 1 Handley on Friday. The victory forced a three-way tie atop Class 4A, Region 4 with one week to go in region play.
Pleasant Valley’s Cayden Nelson took second, behind the meet-record pace set by Oxford’s Noah George, and the Raiders put a red-and-columbia blue wall between themselves most of the field en route to another championship.
Freshman Maddyn Conn crossed the finish line first in 19 minutes, 54.05 seconds, and White Plains’ girls beat second-place Alexandria 36-59 for their third county title in as many years Thursday.
Ohatchee senior tight end/defensive lineman Jack McCombs is home, nine days after a brain bleed sent him on a journey from football practice to UAB Hospital for surgery to treat a brain bleed.
Bo Nix in his third season and Bryan Harsin in his first are discovering a similar characteristic about themselves. They're discovering they love to play on the road.