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AHSAA Releases Details of Plans for Fall Sports at High Schools

The AHSAA has released details of its plan for fall sports at its member high schools across Alabama. Those details were announced at a news conference that was aired live on Alabama News Network this afternoon. The plan is to start sports on their regular start date and to play a full season. But AHSAA Executive Director Steve Savarese says…

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…

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…

AHSAA Studying State Plan to Reopen Schools

In a statement, the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) says it’s reviewing the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) Roadmap to Reopening Schools, which was released Friday by State Superintendent Dr. Eric Mackey. The ALSDE, in conjunction with the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), developed its plan as a guidance document for the upcoming school year which is…

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…