The Tuscaloosa Area has its second game of the week affected by COVID-19 as the Northridge Jaguars (6-2, 3-2) have forfeited to the Hueytown Golden Gophers (3-4, 3-1). The Jaguars had an undisclosed amount of players in quarantine due to either contracting COVID-19 or being identified by contact-tracing to have come in contact with the virus.
Tropical Storm Delta is brewing in the Gulf of Mexico and is expecting to make landfall on Thursday night or early Friday morning. Delta could be a Category 1 or 2 hurricane when it does reach landfall. Due to the poor weather conditions, many West Alabama high school games have been moved from Friday, Oct. 10 to Thursday Oct. 9.
The Escambia Academy Cougars took on the Tuscaloosa Academy Knights tonight and defeated them 28-13. The Cougars, led by Junior RB Bubba Nettles, who ran for over 200 rushing yards on 24 carries with 2 TD, kept this game out of reach from the beginning, dominating on both sides of the ball.