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AHSAA Schools can begin Summer activities June 1st

MONTGOMERY – Alabama High School Athletic Association member schools may re-open June 1, in accordance with Alabama State Department of Education Superintendent Dr. Eric Massey’s directive announced Thursday. AHSAA Executive Director Steve Savarese said that was welcome news for the AHSAA and its member schools. “The AHSAA, its Central Board of Control, along with the Alabama State Department of Education…

Rosters for the 61st North-South All-Star Game are Set

MONTGOMERY – North-South all-star squads for the 61th AHSAA North-South All-Star Football Game scheduled to be played Thursday, July 15 at Cramton Bowl, have been selected. The two 37-member teams comprised of 2020 graduating seniors were announced by Jamie Lee Director of the Alabama High School Athletic Directors & Coaches Association (AHSADCA) Thursday. The AHSADCA, which operates under the auspices of the Alabama…

AHSAA Issues Statement on Cancellation of Spring Sports

The Alabama High School Athletic Assocation has released a statement regarding the cancellation of all spring sports. The announcement of the cancellation was made by Alabama State School Superintendent Dr. Eric Mackey at a news conference yesterday. AHSAA Executive Director Steve Savarese said in a statement, “Like thousands of others, I am deeply saddened and disappointed that our schools have…

Pike County Wins First State Championship with 21 and 24 from Andres Burney

  BIRMINGHAM – Pike County 6-foot-8 senior center Andres Burney scored 21 points and cleared 24 rebounds Friday to lead the Bulldogs to a 59-45 victory over Lauderdale County in the Class 3A boys’ finals at the BJCC Legacy Center as the 98th AHSAA State Basketball Championships. Burney also blocked eight shots, altered a number of other shots and handed our…

Calhoun Wins State Championship behind Davison’s 34 Points, go-ahead 3-pointer

  BIRMINGHAM – With the score tied at 61-61 in the Class 2A boys’ basketball finals Friday, Calhoun junior Jerdarrian “J.D.” Davison delivered the game-winning 3-point shot with 1.1 seconds remaining to lift the Tigers to  64-61 win over Barbour County and the 2020 Class 2A State Championship. Davison got the ball with 1:03 remaining at the BJCC Legacy Arena…

Lee Advances to the 7A State Championship game with Play of the Year Nominee

  Lee High School used a big third-quarter rally to grab the lead Thursday morning, then staved off Oak Mountain’s tenacious comeback effort to win 65-57 – advancing to the 98th AHSAA Class 7A State Basketball Championship game at the BJCC Legacy Saturday at 5:45 pm. Generals senior point guard De’marquiese Miles had 20 points, three assists, four steals and no…

Charles Henderson Dominates Center Point, advances to Saturday’s State Championship

  Charles Henderson High School’s defense shut out Center Point for more than 12 minutes in a stretch from 47 seconds left in the first quarter until 4:06 of the third quarter Wednesday afternoon en route to a 68-28 victory in the 98th AHSAA Class State Basketball Championship Class 5A semifinals at the BJCC Legacy Center. Coach Dyneshia Jones’ unbeaten Trojans…

Montgomery Catholic’s Season ends against Talladega in 4A Semifinals

  Defending Class 4A state champion Talladega made its last four free throws in the final 23 seconds of  an intense fourth quarter Tuesday night to nip Montgomery Catholic 64-57 in the Class 4A semifinals of the 2020 AHSAA State Basketball Championships at the BJCC Legacy Arena. The Tigers(26-6) of Coach Chucky Miller moved into the state finals set for…

Pike County advances to State Championship, Pike Road falls in Semifinals

Pike County senior Andres Burney picked up to quick fouls in the first quarter of Tuesday’s Class 3A boys’ semifinal battle with Hanceville at the 98th AHSAA State Basketball Championships moved into its second day at the BJCC Legacy Arena. He spent the rest of the first half on the bench. The 6-foot-8 forward sparked the Bulldogs, down by six at…

Calhoun Advances to Class 2A State Championship with Win Against Red Bay

       Calhoun High School’s defense limited Red Bay to just three field goals in the first half Monday night as the Tigers (19-12) closed out the first day of the 98th AHSAA State Basketball Championships at the BJCC Legacy Arena with a 46-30 win in the Class 2A boys’ semifinals. The victory sends Coach Ervin Starr’s team into the finals to…