By Cole FrederickBy Cole Frederick

In & around SEC football

For seven consecutive years, the Southeastern Conference finished the season on top of the college football world. However, the last two seasons have ended with the SEC in unfamiliar territory. Auburn and Alabama had chances to win national championships in 2013 and 2014, respectively, but both came up short.

Is the SEC’s failure to capture the crown the last

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Is the SEC’s failure to capture the crown the last

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For seven consecutive years, the Southeastern Conference finished the season on top of the college football world. However, the last two seasons have ended with the SEC in unfamiliar territory. Auburn and Alabama had chances to win national championships in 2013 and 2014, respectively, but both came up short.

Is the SEC’s failure to capture the crown the last

For seven consecutive years, the Southeastern Conference finished the season on top of the college football world. However, the last two seasons have ended with the SEC in unfamiliar territory. Auburn and Alabama had chances to win national championships in 2013 and 2014, respectively, but both came up short.

Is the SEC’s failure to capture the crown the last

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Thomas OzmintThomas Ozmint

Locals participate in North/South All-Star Week games

By Stan Veitch/Sports Correspondent

The 2015 version of the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s North-South All-Star Week was formatted a bit differently than its predecessors.

Football, instead of wrapping up the week, was this year’s first event in Montgomery.

2015 Glencoe High graduate Thomas Ozmint played in the game, starting and playing almost every down at strong safety. He

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By Cole FrederickBy Cole Frederick

In & around SEC football

By this point, every college football fan knows Nick Saban’s success at Alabama has been historically significant. In the last seven seasons, Alabama has won at least 10 games each year and three national championships, three SEC championships while posting an overall record of 84-11. 

We’re all aware of Saban’s success, but the numbers are still staggering, especially in

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2015 Gadsden City High School graduate Nolan Boatner (right) poses for a photo with University of Alabama head football coach Nick Saban earlier this summer. Boatner is attending UA on academic scholarships and is a preferred walk-on with the Crimson Tide football team. 2015 Gadsden City High School graduate Nolan Boatner (right) poses for a photo with University of Alabama head football coach Nick Saban earlier this summer. Boatner is attending UA on academic scholarships and is a preferred walk-on with the Crimson Tide football team.

GCHS grad heeds ‘Momma’s call' to UA

By Chris McCarthy/Editor

After accepting a full academic scholarship to Mississippi State University this past February along with the opportunity to be a walk-on for the Bulldog football team, Nolan Boatner discovered that his heart resided approximately 90 minutes northeast of Starkville.

The 2015 Gadsden City High School graduate recently accepted a similar offer from the University

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