The Football Writers Association of America released the preseason watch lists for the Outland Trophy and the Nagurski Trophy on Wednesday and nine players representing Alabama and Auburn are on the list.
Workers are now in their second week of a $3 million project for an athletic complex at Pike Road High that includes the completion of a football field in time for much of the 2019 season.
Last year’s Biletnikoff Award winner, Jerry Jeudy, highlights this year’s preseason watch list for the nation’s top collegiate receiver, along with Montgomery’s Henry Ruggs and a third Alabama teammate, Jaylen Waddle.
David Rainer with the Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources advises that there are some changes in the future for saltwater anglers. On August 1st, the length and bag limits will change for speckled trout (spotted sea trout) and southern flounder. Marine Resources Enforcement Chief Jas…
North squads defeated those from the South in the first ever All Star Week gold matches held at Montgomery Country Club. Local players included Emma Pittman from Trinity who was paired with Tori Rousch from Bayside Academy in the girls competition. Rousch and Pittman won their match. Stewart…
Success often occurs when integrity and hard work march hand in hand. If fun and thrills are tossed on top of the success then it is easy to enjoy life and the fruits of labor, in fact, life becomes really cool. Just asked Trinity’s Virginia Anne Holmes.
The South picked up a rare win in girls’ soccer and earned a sweep in softball as the Alabama All-Stars Sports Week continued in Montgomery with events in cross country, soccer and softball on Wednesday.
Tua Tagovailoa headlines a group of six Southeastern Conference quarterbacks named to the preseason watch list for the Davey O’Brien Award, presented to the nation’s top collegiate quarterback.
The first pair of national award preseason watch lists were released on Monday, with the remaining 14 scheduled for release over the next two weeks.
Brooke Sansom of Pike Road has reached another milestone in her storied golf career. The Auburn University standout fired a brilliant six under par 66 to win medalist honors at the U.S. Women’s Amateur Qualifying Tournament in Roswell Georgia. The event featured 84 golfers competing for eigh…
If Pike Road fans were looking for any of their players on the Alabama All-Star Sports Week rosters in July, they wouldn’t take a second glance at the football roster.
Christian Ivey’s days are filled with football and baseball as he juggles both sports but the Catholic senior knows he’ll have to change gears soon in preparation for the Alabama All-Star Sports Week baseball game at Riverwalk Stadium.
The Montgomery Biscuits held a Rebels’ Throwback Night on June 15, appropriately disposing of the Chattanooga Lookouts with a Rebels-like performance, hitting a first-inning home run, then relying on defense and pitching for a 2-0 win.
Montgomery Academy’s soccer team was recognized for its state championship season at last week’s city council meeting, which was a bittersweet moment for the Eagles’ all-time scorer, Tara Katz.
After four days of stiff competition, the Alabama State Trap Championship came to an end Sunday, June 2nd. The hot weather at Bill Parson's Dixie Trap Club tested the mettle of the 200 shooters present, the volunteers, as well as the numerous spectators. But as usual, the cream came to the t…
Evangel Christian Academy has elected not to field a varsity football program in 2019, but athletic director and head football coach Andy Whatley said the Lions will return in 2020.
CECIL – School was out for the summer, but that didn’t keep 40 or so Macon East Academy student-athletes from showing up at the school’s gym on Monday to show their support for Brock Taunton.
They say imitation is the highest form of flattery. And while few have ever mastered the moves David Palmer had on the gridiron, the next highest form of flattery might be taking his moniker.
Drew Baker had plenty of potential as a senior at Macon East Academy, but there were few offers to play Division I-A baseball. It had always been Baker’s dream of playing in the Southeastern Conference, but his dreams were tempered by reality when he met Auburn coach Butch Thompson.
Haley Pittman is considered one of the best pitchers in central Alabama, but the Alabama Christian Academy junior also wielded a potent bat at the plate this season.
Former Macon East Academy standout Drew Baker was drafted in the 16th round by the Los Angeles Dodgers as the final day of the 2019 MLB Draft was held on Wednesday.
Former Auburn linebacker Gregg Carr, Alabama All-Americans E.J. Junior and Chris Samuels and former Troy coach Larry Blakeney are among the 76 players and five coaches from the Football Bowl Subdivision that are on the ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame.
With about 6 and a half rounds of boxing, the landscape of heavyweight boxing was turned on it’s head on Saturday night. Andy Ruiz, Jr. became the first ever heavyweight champion of Mexican descent and changed the plans of fighters and promoters from London to Tuscaloosa and beyond.
Former Auburn University Montgomery soccer coach Wulf-Dieter Koch spent 27 years as a college soccer coach, but will now take on his first role as a high school coach after the announcement on Saturday that Koch will coach boys’ soccer at Catholic.
Less than two weeks after his first-round demolition of Dominic Breazeale, Deontay Wilder has found his next opponent and it’s a familiar face. Luis Ortiz (31-1, 26 KOs) looks to avenge his only loss in September in Los Angeles.
What can you say after 2 minutes and 17 seconds of fight time? One word fits the bill: Unbelievable. Deontay Wilder ended Dominic Breazeale’s title hopes with a devastating straight right hand in his ninth title defense at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn. The result was not unbelievable, th…
Suspending Thursday night’s game between Prattville Christian and Wicksburg had little effect on the outcome. It turned out an extra day made no difference.
Deontay Wilder has certainly stirred the pot this week ahead of his ninth title defense. Earlier in the week at his public workout, Wilder let the world know that he wasn’t concerned about the health of his opponent. In fact, he discussed the possibility of killing a fighter in the ring in n…
Prattville Christian bounced back from its first loss in the 3A state tournament to defeat Pleasant Valley 12-0 in the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s state softball tournament, advancing to Thursday’s quarterfinals at Lagoon Park Softball Complex.
HOOVER – Catholic senior Isabelle Cochran finished third in the Alabama High School Athletic Association state heptathlon that was held this week at Hoover High.
Jamari Smith just completed six days of spring workouts at quarterback for Success Unlimited Academy, but the senior-to-be knows his future, on the collegiate level, likely will be at another position.
A black bear found dead in Hyde County, North Carolina, has tested positive for rabies, the first known case of a rabid black bear in that state. Biologists say that rabies in wild bears has been documented only four times in the lower 48 states since 1999. Rabies is nearly always fatal and …
After winning back-to-back 1A-3A state championships in girls’ soccer, the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s new Competitive Balance policy rewarded Montgomery Academy with a move up to 4A-5A.
Trey Lindsey of Montgomery Academy and Isabelle Cochran of Montgomery Catholic were named the winners of the annual Jimmy Hitchcock Award last week. The award recognizes Christian Leadership in athletics. Lindsey was a starter on the football, basketball and baseball teams for the Eagles. Co…
Amaris Tyynismaa and Presley Miles continued their assault on the state high school long-distance running records by competing in separate classifications and leading their respective schools to state championships in the Alabama High School Athletic Association outdoor state championships o…
Macon East reached the championship game of the Alabama Independent School Association state softball tournament for the eighth consecutive year, but for only the second time over that span, the Knights came up on the short end of a 4-3 loss to Glenwood on Friday at Lagoon Park Softball Complex.
Sipsey Valley starters Cade Whitley and Caleb Junkin held LAMP to a combined seven hits over two games to record a surprisingly easy sweep of the Tigers in the 4A quarterfinals at Wheeler-Watkins Field on Friday evening.
For four innings, Trinity and Mobile Christian were locked in a scoreless pitcher’s duel to determine the best-of-three series at Jason Armstrong Field on Friday afternoon.
Macon East Academy posted shutouts over Tuscaloosa Academy and Pike Liberal Arts on Thursday in the first day of the Alabama Independent School Association, setting up a winner’s bracket final with Glenwood School on Friday at 10 a.m.at Lagoon Park Softball Complex.