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Auburn adds Miami to the future football schedule

AUBURN, Ala.— The Auburn football program has added a home-and-home series with the University of Miami (Fla.) for the 2029 and 2030 seasons. Auburn will play at Miami on Sept. 1, 2029, and will host the Hurricanes at Jordan-Hare Stadium on Aug. 31, 2030. Auburn is 7-4 all-time against Miami with the last meeting coming at the 1984 Kickoff Classic…

AHSAA names Briggs new Executive Director

MONTGOMERY – Current Associate Executive Director Alvin Briggs has been selected to become the fifth Executive Director of the Alabama High School Athletic Association. The unanimously approved the hiring of Briggs at a special Central Board meeting Monday morning and the announcement was made by current AHSAA Central Board of Control president Van Phillips Monday at a press conference held at…

Pike Road falls short in 5A Finals, loses to Russellville in two

  MONTGOMERY – Russellville High School’s Cole Barnett and Andrew Hatton slugged back-to-back triples in the bottom of the sixth inning to ignite a two-out rally that produced the tying and go-ahead runs as the Golden Tigers (42-7) beat Pike Road 3-2 in Game 2 of the AHSAA Class 5A State Baseball Championship Series at Riverwalk Stadium Tuesday. The state title was the fourth…

Pike Road drops first game against Russellville in Championship

MONTGOMERY – Russellville High School senior first baseman Jackson Lindsey stroked two doubles and drove in two runs as the Golden Tigers (41-7) downed Pike Road 3-1 in game one of the AHSAA Class 5A state baseball championship series at Paterson Field Monday. The two teams move to Riverwalk Stadium Tuesday for game two of the 2021 State Championships in…

AHSAA partners with Falcons, NFL to make Girls Flag Football official

MONTGOMERY – In partnership with the Atlanta Falcons and NFL FLAG with support from Nike, the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) announced Tuesday at its 13th Annual Principals’ and Athletic Directors’ Conference that girls flag football will be a sanctioned sport in 2021. The new sport will be available for member schools beginning in the fall. The AHSAA Central…