Rodney Bozeman, Jr., and the Gadsden State City High football team posted a 34-28 victory in double overtime over Auburn on Friday (Aug. 22) at Auburn. Rodney Bozeman, Jr., and the Gadsden State City High football team posted a 34-28 victory in double overtime over Auburn on Friday (Aug. 22) at Auburn.

Titans top No. 5 Auburn in double OT

Courtesy of Opelika-Auburn News

Dante Rudolph scored from 5 yards out to give Gadsden City a 34-28 double-overtime win over No. 5 Auburn High on Friday (Aug, 22) in the Titans’ season opener at Auburn.

The Tigers passed up a 43-yard field goal attempt after Auburn lost 16 yards on sacks and penalties in their second overtime possession.

The

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Stacy Williams and the Etowah High football team lost to Northridge, 16-14, on Friday (Aug. 22) in Tuscaloosa. Stacy Williams and the Etowah High football team lost to Northridge, 16-14, on Friday (Aug. 22) in Tuscaloosa.

Northridge rallies past Blue Devils

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Orlando Walker scored a pair of touchdowns – a 5-yard run in the first quarter and an 18-yard run in the third – to lead Northridge to a 16-14 victory over Etowah on Friday (Aug. 22) in the Blue Devils’ season opener in Tuscaloosa.

Paul Ruiz had

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Southside High’s Aleric Williams gains yardage while Holt Keeling (15) provides blocking during the Panthers’ 42-21 loss to Oxford on Thursday (Aug. 21) at SHS. Southside High’s Aleric Williams gains yardage while Holt Keeling (15) provides blocking during the Panthers’ 42-21 loss to Oxford on Thursday (Aug. 21) at SHS.

Panthers fall to Oxford in 6A debut

Chris McCarthy/Editor

Oxford pulled out a couple more big plays than did Southside on Thursday.

Competing as a Class 6A football team for the first time since the 1991 season, the Panthers came up short by a score of 42-21 at Barney Hood Stadium. 

The visiting Yellow Jackets, who remained in 6A following last year’s re-classification, enjoyed a 21-point

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Ford Clay and the Gadsden City Titans open the 2014 football season at Auburn High.Ford Clay and the Gadsden City Titans open the 2014 football season at Auburn High.

Gadsden City faces 5th ranked Auburn

Gadsden City (0-0) at Auburn (0-0)

2013 result: Auburn 16, Gadsden City 13

Series record: Auburn 2, Gadsden City 0

By Gene Stanley/Correspondent

Gadsden City opens the season with a huge challenge.

The Titans visit Auburn High, which is ranked No. 5 in Class 7A in the Alabama Sports Writers Association’s preseason poll. 

The Tigers finished last year as the Class 6A runner-up, losing

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Paul Ruiz and the Etowah High Blue Devils travel to Tuscaloosa on Friday to take on Northridge. Paul Ruiz and the Etowah High Blue Devils travel to Tuscaloosa on Friday to take on Northridge.

Etowah High traveling to T-Town to play Northridge

Etowah (0-0) at Northridge (0-0)

Series record: Have not met

By Gene Stanley/Correspondent

The Etowah High Blue Devils start off their football season with a trip to Tuscaloosa with Northridge in their sights.

While the Jaguars finished last year with only a 2-8 record, Etowah coach Drew Noles said that this would be one of the toughest games of the year for

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