Local football players recognized


Two area high school football players were nominated for both the Alabama Sports Writers Association’s Offensive/Defensive Player of the Week and Alabama High School Athletic Association Prep Spotlight awards for the week of Oct. 31.

Hokes Bluff senior receiver Phillip Ward caught seven passes for 101 yards and two touchdowns in the Eagles’ 31-29 win over Locust Fork.

Glencoe junior linebacker Mason Brown had 16 tackles and a sack in the Yellow Jackets’ 17-10 victory over Cleburne County.

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