Bo Nix outdueled Taulia Tagovailoa for the final award from the 2018 football season, winning the Alabama Sportswriters Association’s “Mr. Football” award on Tuesday at the Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center in a battle of record-setting quarterbacks.

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   For the second consecutive night Catholic’s Pat Ryan blitzed the opponent with 3-point shots. He knocked down a handful against ACA Friday night and ramped up his long range production against MA Saturday night in the Knights 46-42 win. Ryan nailed a half-dozen shots from 3-point land aga…

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   Someone may soon call the Department of Homeland Security and report the MA girls’ basketball team. Why? They simply terrorize their opponents.

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   When Independent Editor Art Parker asked me to do a column on my travels over the last couple of weeks, I humored him, which is to say I gave a non-committal response because I figured, ‘Who cares?’

   Catholic battled back twice to take a key area game with Trinity 33-32. It was a very physical and defensive contest with Trinity striking fast with a quick 8-0 lead in the first three minutes. But then the Wildcats went into form reversal mode and committed 8 turnovers, opening the door …

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   When John David Barranco’s daughter was in the first grade, he thought it would be a good idea to start a new youth basketball league. Not that there was anything wrong with the established leagues, but Barranco had a different target audience in mind.

Catholic battled back twice to take a key area game with Trinity 33-32. It was a very physical and defensive contest with Trinity striking fast with a quick 8-0 lead in the first three minutes. But then the Wildcats went into form reversal mode and committed 8 turnovers, opening the door for…

Catholic girls surged to an early 6-2 lead in an important area game Friday night with Trinity. But all of that changed after the first few minutes. For the balance of the first half the Wildcats would outscore the Knights 32-3 and from there coasted to an easy 52-25 victory.

With eight minutes remaining in Friday night’s area matchup between Montgomery Academy and St. James, the Trojans needed a basket to cut into a five-point deficit. Even a shot at the basket would have been a start.

After six games and three tournaments, the Montgomery Academy Eagles finally got to play a game at home.

The Montgomery Academy girls had been running over the holidays, rolling to the championship of the Jack Schweers Capital City Classic and into Thursday night’s matchup with Alabama Christian Academy.

The St. James wrestling program is planning a special ceremony to mark the 20th annual Julian McPhillips Invitational at the school on Jan. 4-5. The Trojans would like nothing better than to recognize the milestone by winning the 24-team tournament that bears the name of their benefactor.

PIKE ROAD – Pike Road fell behind early and could never find the offensive spark, cutting a fourth-quarter lead to four points before falling to West Florida 40-29 in the Coach Chapman Tournament on Friday afternoon in the Pike Road gym.

Micah Jones put back a missed shot with two seconds left to lift Cornerstone Christian to a stunning 47-45 victory over Catholic in the opening round of the Coach Larry Chapman Tournament at the AUM Athletics Complex on Thursday afternoon.

PIKE ROAD - Despite suffering the first loss of the season to a very good Prattville Christian Academy (PCA) team, Montgomery Academy coach Barry Fencher was happy. “I’ve been waiting on a game like this. Something that would give a great challenge to our players. Now they know they are not …

It didn’t take but one visit for Trinity senior Camden Lovrich to decide where he wanted to play college baseball.

With the game hanging in the balance on fourth and 10, Georgia Southern quarterback Shai Werts took off for 29 yards to the Eastern Michigan 30 to set up a game-winning field goal by Tyler Bass three plays later in the fifth Raycom Media Camellia Bowl at Cramton Bowl on Saturday night.

Twenty-five teams will be in action this weekend at the AUM Physical Education Complex and the Pike Road gym on the Georgia Washington campus for the fifth annual Coach Larry Chapman Tournament.

The Trinity boys and girls defeated Catholic Friday night. The Wildcats won in overtime 44-42 and the Lady Wildcats won without difficulty 44-29.

Trinity weathered an early barrage of perimeter shots from Alabama Christian, then outscored the Eagles in the second and third quarters to win the area opener for both teams, 51-49, on Friday night in the ACA gym.

Trinity third baseman Chantz Henry signed with Lawson State Community College on Monday, hoping to turn the junior college experience into a major college offering two years from now.

The threat of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) continues to rise. Another deer in the lower Mississippi Delta in Issaquena County tested positive for CWD a few days ago. This time a 2 1/2-year-old doe. The first case of CWD in Mississippi was detected last January in a 4 1/2-year-old buck, also…

The Trinity boys leveled their record at 4-4 with a 54-45 overtime win over Montgomery Academy. The teams were tied at 43-43 at the end of regulation. The loss drops MA down to 1-5 for the season. “I was worried about tonight since we came off a tough area win last night (over ACA). The guys…

Catholic senior Amaris Tyynismaa didn’t embrace the recruiting process as colleges lined up to market their schools to one of the best distance runners in the state’s history.

Trinity weathered an early barrage of perimeter shots from Alabama Christian, then outscored the Eagles in the second and third quarters to win the area opener for both teams, 51-49, on Friday night in the ACA gym.

Tara Katz was looking for a championship-caliber program to continue her soccer career as she pondered the collegiate offers in front of her. Oh, and good weather would be a plus as well.