Four area players were recognized in the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s Prep Spotlight for Week 7 of the 2015 football season.
Gaston senior quarterback Jordan Douglas completed 11-of-14 passes for 212 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 119 yards on 19 carries in the Bulldogs’ 44-36 win over West End.
Glencoe senior running back Austin Bush rushedRead more »
By Stan Veitch/Sports Correspondent
Despite the fact that high school football games last 48 minutes, they are sometimes decided in a matter of seconds.
That is exactly what happened last Friday (Oct. 9) in Walnut Grove, as Gaston outlasted West End, 44-36, in a Class 2A, Region 7 matchup.
With only 21.7 seconds left in the first half, theRead more »
By Adam Crocker/Sports Correspondent
Glencoe added another Class 3A Region 6 victory on Friday (Oct. 9) with a 21-7 win over Ohatchee at GHS.
“[Ohatchee] can hang in there and we were never comfortable,” said Glencoe head coach Lee Ozmint. “They’re a well-coached football team that is going to make a lot of teams uncomfortable. Early on they haveRead more »
By Mike Goodson/Sports Correspondent
Etowah High scored early and often on the way to a 41-7 win over A.P. Brewer in a non-region game last Friday (Oct. 9) in Attalla.
“We were afraid of a let-down after last weeks heart breaking one-point loss to Guntersville,” said Etowah High head coach Drew Noles.
Noles need not have been concerned, asRead more »
By Chris McCarthy/Editor
Westbrook Christian’s state playoff hopes were hooked on life support last Friday (Oct. 9) in Rainbow City.
Facing a fierce Weaver pass rush that produced nine sacks and disrupted any kind of offensive rhythm, the Warriors suffered a 40-14 loss in a pivotal Class 3A, Region 6 game.
The Bearcats (4-3, 4-1), who allowed 196 total yardsRead more »