Both Montgomery Academy boys’ teams reached the finals of the Capital City Conference tournament at Joe Mooty Court on Monday, but Trinity held on for a last-second win in the junior varsity division and St. James pulled away for an easy victory in the middle school division.
The Montgomery Public Middle Schools Baseball/Softball Initiative held its third meeting of the 2019-20 school year at the MPS administrative office on Monday, setting up postseason play for the two sports while finalizing details in preparation for the 2020 season.
Montgomery Academy unveiled a new offensive alignment for its Area 5 game with St. James on Friday and the decision to move guard Leighton Robertson into the post proved quite effective against the Trojans.
The passes aren’t as crisp as most you’ll see in high school, often resulting in turnovers. Occasionally, there are passes to no one and blocking out for rebounds is an art they haven’t mastered yet.
Pike Road boys downed Montgomery Academy Tuesday night 76-64. The Patriots outscored the Eagles by 10 points in the second quarter which proved to be the difference in the game. MA got close in the second half but couldn’t overtake the Pats down the stretch.
CECIL – It wasn’t the kind of tuneup Lincoln Glass was looking for, but it was understandable if his Macon East Academy players weren’t in the right mindset for Monday’s game with Valiant Cross.
After a relatively light 2019 where he fought twice, Tuscaloosa’s Deon “The Equalizer” Nicholson will be moving up in class and visibility in 2020. His first fight of the year will be against Earl “The Flash” Newman (10-2-1, 7 KOs) of Brooklyn, NY in an eight-round cruiserweight match. The f…
Despite an excellent record the MA girls have not been on their game for quite some time. In the first half against Trinity Friday night the Eagles remained lackluster while the Wildcats played well. As a result Trinity held a 21-17 lead at halftime.
It looked like a repeat of the championship game of the Trinity Tournament in December – for the first half. Then MA reversed the trend with a big second half to defeat Trinity 75-68 Friday night.
A pay increase for officials was long overdue and no one is second-guessing the decision by the Alabama High School Athletic Association and the Alabama Independent School Association to increase the pay scale for officiating.
It’s a growing rivalry in boys basketball and the battles are getting tougher. Montgomery Academy (MA) slipped past rival Prattville Christian Academy (PCA) Saturday night 53-51, but a young PCA team showed significant signs of improvement after its sluggish season start. “I’m pleased. I don…
After losing a trio of hard-fought contests in 2018, Catholic coach Aubrey Blackwell went back to the chalkboard to tweak his offense a little in hopes of making it more competitive against good competition in 2019.
The Montgomery Academy (MA) varsity boys and girls won their respective divisions in the Coach Larry Chapman Foundation Tournament held at MA. The boys faced LAMP in the championship game Saturday afternoon and trailed most of the contest, but the difference came in the fourth quarter when t…
Simultaneous Tweets from Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury Friday morning officially announced what has been planned for months: Wilder-Fury II will take place on February 22nd. It will no doubt be the most anticipated fight of 2020.
Britton Kohn’s 3-pointer with 1:28 left completed a late rally by Montgomery Academy and propelled the Eagles to a 55-49 win over Autaugaville in the 2019 Coach Larry Chapman Foundation Tournament in the Montgomery Academy gym on Friday afternoon.
The Jack Schweers Capital City Classic (often referred to as the Trinity Tournament) is named for the late and long serving coach of the Trinity boys basketball team. This marks the first time the Wildcats have won the Tournament since Coach Schweers passed away.
In the girls division Trinity (11-4) defeated Saint James (8-4) 49-35 and will advance to the championship round. Maddie Smith led the Wildcats with 15 points. Emma Kate Smith tallied 12 points. Kaylee Peevy chipped in seven points and Mary Alice Sasser scored six points. Trinity will face P…
St. James coach Jimmy Perry was watching the Alabama High School Athletic Association-produced broadcast of the 2020-22 classification release when he noticed something that didn’t look quite right.
The Alabama High School Athletic Association’s Central Board of Control approved new classification numbers for its member schools at a Tuesday morning meeting.
The Montgomery Public Middle Schools Baseball/Softball Initiative moved its second forum to the MPS administrative office on Monday, getting a boost from superintendent Dr. Ann Roy Moore in its quest to sign up all the middle school programs for participation in softball and baseball this season.