By Chris Benefield/Sports Correspondent
Junior running back D.J Pope outgained the entire Ragland offense as he led the homestanding Gaston Bulldogs to a dominant 28-0 victory over the Class 1A No. 10 Purple Devils on Friday (Aug. 28) at GHS.
Pope, making his first-ever start, bowled over the Ragland defense for 133 yards on 18 carries.
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By Chris McCarthy/Editor
Austin Bush made the most of an unexpected opportunity on Friday (Aug. 28).
Pressed into starting duty at running back midway through the first quarter after senior halfback Taylor Daugherty was sidelined with an injury, the junior scored four touchdowns to lead the host Yellow Jackets (1-0) to a 43-13 victory over Plainview at GHS.
Bush, whoRead more »
By Stan Veitch/Sports Correspondent
Well-known comedian Steve Martin could relate to Friday (Aug. 28) night’s 50-35 victory for Sardis High over Sylvania.
Simply put, it was a wild and crazy game, with an even wilder and crazier ending.
“I’ve been coaching for a lot of years and I’ve been a part of a lot of crazy games,” Lions coach GeneRead more »
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Damon Williams ran for 166 yards and two touchdowns as Gadsden City High defeated Oxford, 41-19, on Friday (Aug. 28) at OHS.
Leading 21-13 at the half, the Titans (1-1) scored 20 points in the third quarter to pull away. Williams ran for scores of 45 and 47 yards, while Rodney Bozeman added TD runs of 2Read more »
By Adam Crocker/Sports Correspondent
Coosa Christian dropped its season opener to Winterboro, 44, on Friday (Aug. 28) in Gadsden.
“We were in position to make some good plays in the first half and just didn’t make the tackles,” said Coosa Christian head coach Mike Sheffield. “The biggest factor was our inability to tackle. We got pretty tired. We really onlyRead more »