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Bryant High School Alum Declares For NFL Draft
Auburn University wide receiver, Seth Williams, will declare for the NFL Draft, according to Matt Zenitz of AL.com. Williams led the Tigers in receiving yards and receiving touchdowns as a junior. The 6-foot-3 receiver is a 2018 graduate of Paul Bryant High School.
Gordo Football Head Coach Ryan Lolley Wins 4A Coach Of The Year H
"I get to coach with some amazing assistant coaches as well who work extremely hard for these players and I appreciate all they do for me as well. I dedicate this award to all of them and I receive it on behalf of them."
Tuscaloosa Academy Knight Shines in All-Star Game
Tuscaloosa Academy struggled to find success this season under first-year head coach Todd Bradford but one player still managed to shine in a difficult season. The Knights only won one game in this season complicated by COVID-19 but first-year player, Bo Abston, was able to draw enough attention to …
Handley Tigers Take Class 4A State Championship
The Handley Tigers (12-1) out of Roanoke, Alabama defeated the Gordo Greenwave (13-2) 35-20 to win the AHSAA Class 4A State Championship. The Tigers defeated both tuscaloosa-area schools, American Christian Academy and Gordo, in consecutive weeks to win the championship in Bryant-Denny Stadium.
St. Paul Completes Comeback To Capture 5A State Title
A perfect gumbo of big plays in all phases of the game resulted in a classic as the St. Paul Saints (15-0) defeated the Pleasant Grove Spartans (12-3) 29-21 in the 5A state title game in Bryant-Denny Stadium.
Linden Takes Down Pickens County in State Finals
The Linden Patriots (15-0) defeated the Pickens County Tornadoes (11-4) for the second time this season to win the AHSAA Class 1A State Championship. The Patriots book-ended its season with victories over the Tornadoes, defeating them 36-0 in the first week of the season and 32-8 in the state finals…
Thompson Completes Comeback to Win 7A State Championship
In 18 seconds the Thompson Warriors (14-0) scored 10 points to salvage a perfect season and win the AHSAA Class 7A State Championship over the Auburn Tigers (12-2) 29-28.
Sam Rowley Drops 27; Tuscaloosa Academy Cruises To Victory
The Tuscaloosa Academy Knights held a double header on Tuesday night in which both the boys and the girls teams took on the Heritage Patriots. The Knights won both games against the Patriots, the varsity girls set the tone for the evening with a 42-36 victory and the varsity boys were successful, wi…
Alabama High School Football: "Super 7" Wednesday Preview (Day 1)
After a roller coaster of a 2020 season, the AHSAA “Super Seven” has finally arrived. While the American Christian Patriots fell last week in the semifinals, the Tuscaloosa area still has two teams left, Gordo and Pickens County, with a chance for the legendary “blue map.”…