The season kicks off Aug. 20-21, but how the game is played and watched will be different due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We want to win and go to the playoffs. Right now, everyone is saying that we are in a rebuilding year, but I think we can win now and get into the playoffs."
County high school football coaches and players address the media and viewers during Talladega County Coaches Association’s 9th Annual High School Football Media Day held Wednesday August 5, 2020 at the Ricker Activity Center at Shocco Springs in Talladega.
“We haven't gone since Thursday,” head coach Andrew Zow said. “We normally don't go on Fridays and Mondays right now, so we are opening back up (Wednesday, Aug. 5).”
Last season, the Rebels played eight-man football due to low numbers. First-year head coach RL Langston said it’s going to be a process to make sure the Rebels are not in this position in the future.
Holmes’ win came on the heels of five straight top-10 finishes, including four in the top-four and a previous career-best second-place showing July 11 at Kentucky.
Fayetteville head coach John Limbaugh is elated about the decision that was made. He also praised how Talladega County Board of Education leadership has handled this pandemic.
“Being in the weight room with a mask on is uncomfortable, but a lot of times when you are in the fourth quarter you are uncomfortable."
Even though the AHSAA Central Board approved an on-time return to play Wednesday, AHSAA Executive Director Steve Savarese said decisions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic could change at any point
ictory Chrisitan School has promoted Jared Arnold from junior varsity girls basketball coach to varsity coach for the 2020-21 season.
The third annual Media Day was different. In previous years, coaches knew there was going to be a season, but with COVID-19 cases on the rise, it is uncertain whether the 2020 season will happen or what it will look like
James and Timothy Luker have signed scholarship papers to play baseball at Trinity Baptist College in Jacksonville, Florida. The twin brothers are 2019 graduates of Childersburg High School.
“The kids were off for three months, and we are just trying to get them stronger. We are trying to get them back in regular workout shape. That's what we decided we were going to focus on."
“We have to prepare as if (the season) is going to be here. We have to get ready. It is better to have the skills to get the job done and not need them than to need them and not have them."
Talladega County Central head coach Chris Mahand said the players’ commitment to the offseason program has been a real positive.
Munford head football coach Michael Easley was optimistic about the 2020 season happening, so he went ahead and ordered pull-down masks for his team.
Lincoln head football coach Matt Zedaker is optimistic state schools Superintendent Dr. Eric Mackey will have positive news when he addresses the media about the upcoming school year Friday.