Several local players were nominated for both the Alabama Sports Writers Association Offensive Player of the Week and Alabama High School Athletic Association Prep Spotlight awards for the week of Oct. 17.
Etowah junior Paul Ruiz rushed for 205 yards and two touchdowns on 23 carries and caught a touchdown pass in the Blue Devils’ 40-14 win over Boaz.
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By Chris McCarthy/Editor
Facing a Hazel Green squad that gave as good as it received last Friday (Oct. 17), Gadsden City used big plays on both sides of the ball to post a 62-38 victory that secured the Class 7A, Region 4 championship.
Gadsden City’s first region title in four years did not come easily.
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By Gene Stanley/Sports Correspondent
Since the Alabama High School Athletic Association went to the region format almost 20 years ago, Glencoe has never won a region title - until this year, that is.
The Yellow Jackets defeated Weaver 56-7 Friday night to wrap up the Class 3A, Region 6 crown.
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Ry Parker/Daily Sentinel
The 2014 Scottsboro-Southside game followed a similar script as did the 2013 matchup, which was unfortunate for Scottsboro.
For the second straight season, Southside raced out to a big early lead and went on to hand the host Wildcats a 42-16 setback in Class 6A, Region 7 action.
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By Ricky Smith/Sand Mountain Reporter
Entering the Etowah game Friday, the Boaz Pirates still had hopes of winning its last two region games and clinching its first-ever region title. Those hopes were quickly dashed as Etowah jumped out to a 20-0 halftime lead and never looked back in a 40-14 win at BHS.
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