The Northridge Jaguars (2-0) took care of business on 15th Street by defeating the Central Falcons (1-1) by a score of 35-16 on Saturday. The Friday matchup was move to Saturday at 10 a.m. after a vulgar viral video surfaced creating community concerns.
The Northridge Jaguars (1-0) and Central Falcons (1-0) were scheduled to play one another on Friday night in AHSAA week two action. The game has now been postponed until Saturday at 10 a.m. after a vulgar video was put online depicting a Northridge football player leading a group of students in insensitive cheering .
In an email to parents the Tuscaloosa City Schools announced that football tickets for Bryant High School, Central High School and Northridge High School will not be sold at the gates and can only be purchased using GoFan.
Now that region play is over, many teams across west Alabama are preparing for the first round of the playoffs. With that being said, the final week of the regular season stands in the way. From games that can determine a 10-0 perfect season to an intense cross-county rivalry, these games might not be regional, but they are still just as important.
As the end of the high school football season in Alabama approaches, schools are starting to get a better picture of what the playoffs will look like. With only two weeks of the regular season left, it’s anyone’s game in west Alabama.
With Hillcrest’s huge win over Northridge last week, the doors of Region 4 of 6A were opened wide for an arms race involving almost all of the teams in the region. Now that we’re in October with only four weeks of the regular season left, its “put up or shut up” time for teams on the edge of a playoff berth.
This week, many of the Tuscaloosa-area schools are looking at off weeks, but many other schools in west; Alabama are taking on cross-division and even cross-class showdowns. These may not affect playoff races, but they can definitely halt some of the valuable momentum that teams have been storing as they progress through the season.