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SEC sets Football Practice start date for August 17th

The Southeastern Conference today announced adjusted dates for preseason football activities for SEC schools with the first allowable practice now scheduled for August 17. The new SEC calendar provides student-athletes with more days off than required by the NCAA and fewer practices than permitted by current NCAA rules. The new preseason calendar was developed based on recommendations of the SEC’s…

River Region Prep Football Media Day

Twenty-six high school football teams from Autauga, Montgomery and Elmore Counties took part in the event at the Garrett Coliseum. Categories: High School, LACEUP Tags: autauga, elmore, football, Garrett Coliseum, high school, media day, montgomery, prep, RIVER REGION

Stanhope’s Bacon, Bradford honored at Joe Sewell Award Ceremony

  WETUMPKA , AL – Like many athletic-related events these days, the 2020 ceremony for Elmore County’s Joe Sewell Memorial Award and John Sewell Memorial Scholarship will look quite different this year.  The event which was previously scheduled for April, but was delayed in the midst of concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will take place Tuesday, July 21, at…

AHSAA Return to Play Plan is Approved, Fall Sports as Scheduled

Central Board Approves AHSAA Return to Play ‘Best Practices’ Affirming Plans to Start Fall Sports as Scheduled MONTGOMERY – The Alabama High School Athletic Association Central Board of Control approved the AHSAA’s Return to Play ‘Best Practices’ recommended guidelines Wednesday and reaffirmed plans to start fall sports on time, The action was taken Wednesday at its annual summer meeting in…

Alabama Sports HOF Banquet to go Virtual

  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 52nd Annual Induction Ceremony will be held virtually on Saturday, August 1, 2020 in lieu of the previously scheduled Induction Banquet. “While we are very disappointed that we are not able to honor the Class of 2020 at a banquet, we are very thankful…

Pike Road’s Browning talks Football as AHSAA meets with Dept. of Education

  MONTGOMERY – The AHSAA met with its Fall Sports and Football Coaches’ Committees Tuesday through an online virtual meeting and heard updates from the AHSAA Medical Advisory Board Committee and the Alabama State Department of Education. ALSDE State Superintendent Dr. Eric Mackey gave a brief update concerning the Roadmap to Reopening Schools plan. AHSAA Medical Advisory Board chairman Dr. James Robinson…

Brewbaker Tech’s Spicer talks Gatorade Alabama T&F Athlete of the Year Award

    CHICAGO (June 25, 2020) — In its 35th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company today announced Chanice Spicer of Brewbaker Tech as its 2019-20 Gatorade Alabama Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year. Spicer is the first Gatorade Alabama Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year to be chosen from Brewbaker Tech. The award, which…