Who needs Hunter Education? All license buyers (16 or older) born after August 1, 1977, must successfully complete an approved hunter education course. Exceptions include: A POST certified law enforcement officers employed in the state, active duty U.S. Military personnel and Alabama residen…

One big play after another for Hillcrest spelled disaster for Alabama Christian in the second round of the playoffs at Norton Field. And despite moving the ball well at times the Eagles watched their season crash with a 42-0 loss. “We’ve had a lot injuries all year and we were really missing…

There’s not much Nick Saban can say about his opponent when the opponent is a 51-point underdog, so the Crimson Tide coach turned his focus toward his own team as the top-ranked Tide prepares to play The Citadel on Saturday morning.

Auburn will honor its 16 seniors in its final home game at Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday as the Tigers play Liberty at 3 p.m.

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The Saint James Cross Country Teams ventured to Kiesler Park in Auburn recently to compete in the Class 3A-Section 2 Championships and State Qualifier. The Lady Trojans entered the meet ranked second in the State and Sectional behind Westminster-Oak Mountain. The Trojan Men entered the meet …

Area hunters who routinely travel to the Dakotas to hunt pheasants will be pleased to know that numbers are up. Hunters in South Dakota harvest more than a million birds a year, and the state has reported a 47 percent increase in its summer brood survey, with a 22 percent boost in average br…

The committee to initiate baseball and softball programs in the MPS middle schools received clarification from MPS superintendent Dr. Ann Roy Moore, support from the Montgomery Biscuits and added committees for scheduling games and purchasing equipment as the 2019 season draws closer.

The Montgomery Quarterback Club has announced its Players of the Week for games of October 26. Barry Womack from Autauga Academy is the Private School Player of the Week and Trevor Robinson from Park Crossing High School is the Public School Player of the Week. Both players will be honored a…

Back at full strength after a rash of injuries this season, Alabama Christian Academy’s football team heads into the first round of the Class 4A state football playoffs with several goals intact from the beginning of the season. But is that enough?

While Alabama continues its chase for perfection in a Saturday afternoon battle with Mississippi State and Auburn-Georgia renew the South’s oldest rivalry on Saturday night for ESPN, there are several other rivalries of note, including Kentucky-Tennessee and LSU-Arkansas. One other interesti…

SELMA – It had been billed as a matchup of opposing receivers and defensive backs, but Macon East had the upper hand from the opening whistle, winning for the first time in six attempts at Morgan Academy by turning back the Senators 35-14 in the first round of the Alabama Independent School …

Saint James extended its winning streak to 9 games with a 31-21 victory over arch rival Trinity last week at Ragsdale-Boykin Field. Saint James’ senior running back Tony Amerson gained 232 yards and scored two touchdowns and set the single season rushing record for the Trojans with 1959 yard…

The Alabama Independent School Association playoffs open this week and if you’re looking for an easy first-round matchup in Class AAA, you’re not going to find it.

The conference is highlighted by two huge games this week as East Division leaders Georgia and Kentucky tangle in Lexington and West Division leaders Alabama and LSU battle it out in Baton Rouge. But there are other important games as well as the teams just behind the leaders continue to cha…

After capturing the Class 4A state championship last year, St. James was rewarded with the new competitive balance system employed by the Alabama High School Athletic Association. As most of the Trojan sports moved down to class 3A because of smaller enrollment numbers, the volleyball team w…

UNION SPRINGS- Montgomery Academy’s Lawson Pemberton is feeling better. Friday night he was feeling exceptionally good. In only his second game back after being sidelined six weeks due to a leg injury and an auto accident, Pemberton dashed 24 yards for a touchdown and picked off a Bullock Co…

Saint James girls won the ACA Invitational Cross Country meet. Presley Miles bested the 5K course record with a time of 17:24. Lana Harwick ran her personal best to finish second in a field of 80 runners. Senior Izabel Cabral made her first trip to the podium with a strong ninth place finish…

The hype surrounding next week’s game between top-ranked Alabama and fourth-ranked LSU has already started, but Alabama coach Nick Saban said his team’s focus this week was balancing the need for rest and recovery with getting better through self evaluation.

Several of the conference’s teams, including Alabama and Auburn, are idle this week, but the conference has plenty of drama as Georgia and Florida meet in Jacksonville, Fla., and Kentucky travels to Missouri for a huge SEC East showdown.

Macon East holds Senior Night for volleyball players. The seniors have had a successful career and are part of a team that is currently 32-6. Left to right: Anne Turner Cobb, Madisyn Kennedy, Bailey Nyberg, Ariel Brown, Sydney Hall, Ellie Kate Wilkerson & Sydney Weverink. Photo: Leigh Ann Moore

A group trying to bring baseball and softball programs to middle schools in the city has received the green light from the Montgomery County school system and will take the next step in getting financial help for their project.

The Montgomery Quarterback Club has announced its Players of the Week for games of October 12. Kolby Potts from Edgewood Academy is the Private School Player of the Week and C.J. Wilson from Jeff Davis High School if the Public School Player of the Week. Both players will be honored at the C…

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.

PRATTVILLE - “We gave them nothing tonight and that is a sign of a team that wants to win and players that have their minds on business,” Saint James head coach Jimmy Perry said after his Trojans demolished PCA in a convincing 42-0 win on the road.

The Third Saturday in October has lost a little luster after 11 consecutive victories by Alabama over Tennessee, but both coaches say their opponent is playing at their best heading into the annual rivalry at Neyland Stadium.

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