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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…

Luverne Football’s Legendary Coach Glenn Daniel Dies at 95

1/3Coach Glenn Daniel – Photo from AHSAA – Alabama News Network Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3Coach Glenn Daniel – Photo from AHSAA – Alabama News Network Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3Coach Glenn Daniel – Photo from AHSAA – Alabama News Network Show Caption Hide Caption The AHSAA has announced the sad news that Hall-of-Fame Luverne football coach Glenn Daniel died…

Autaugaville finishes undefeated season with Championship

BIRMINGHAM – Autaugaville High School closed out the first boys’ basketball perfect season Friday night with a 38-34 victory over stubborn Belgreen in the Class 1A championship game of the 99th AHSAA State Basketball tournament. The victory wasn’t decided until junior guard Antonio Hardy sank two free throws with five seconds left to give the Eagles (30-0) a four -point…

Prattville Christian Lady Panthers Claim 3A Girls’ Basketball Title, First Championship in School History

Prattville Christian jumped out to a comfortable lead in the Class 3A girls’ basketball state tourney finals Friday, but then had to withstand a tremendous comeback effort by Sylvania to claim the Panthers’ first state championship with a 62-55 win. The 3A girls’ finals tipped off Friday’s slate of championship finals at the 99th AHSAA State Basketball Championships being held…

Autaugaville advances to Championship game, Linden’s season ends

BIRMINGHAM – Autaugaville High School will get the chance to cap a perfect season after clinching a berth in the state finals Tuesday. The undefeated Eagles (29-0) downed Decatur Heritage 62-48 in Tuesday’s semifinals of the AHSAA Class 1A Boys’ State Basketball Championships at Bill Harris Arena at the Birmingham CrossPlex. Autaugaville built a double-digit lead in the first quarter,…

Calhoun’s Davison is named McDonald’s All American

Chicago, Ill. (Feb. 23, 2021) – The McDonald’s All American Games is the pinnacle of high school basketball. Each year ushers a new group of young players into a club of legendary athletes, many of whom are known by a single name: Shaq, Lebron, Candace, A’ja. Continuing a decades-long tradition of celebrating the next generation of basketball greats, McDonald’s today…

Wetumpka falls in 5A/6A Wrestling Duals Finals

BIRMINGHAM – Gardendale High School’s wrestling team opened its second straight AHSAA Duals Championship match appearance Friday with pins in the first three matches en route to a 38-19 win over Wetumpka at Bill Harris Arena. Keenan Wyatt won his 152-pound match with a pin at 1:37. Carson Kim followed won by fall just 39 seconds into his match at 160…