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AHSAA Assistant Director Gilliland announces retirement plan

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (ahsaa.com) – Wanda Gilliland, the first female to become an assistant director with the Alabama High School Athletic Association, announced Wednesday her plans to retire effective June 1, 2017. She made the announcement at the AHSAA Central Board of Control’s October meeting held at the AHSAA office. “It has been an honor and privilege to work with Wanda…

AHSAA’s Friday night prep football roundup

AHSAA Scoreboard Class 7A Auburn 45, Smiths Station 7 Enterprise 42, Demopolis 0 James Clemens 21, Buckhorn 14 Mountain Brook 41, Oak Mountain 27 Spain Park 35, Tuscaloosa 0 Class 6A Albertville 41, Fort Payne 14 Austin 24, Muscle Shoals 21 Carver-Birmingham 22, Walker 6 Carver-Montgomery 33, Northview 0 Decatur 41, Hartselle 29 Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa 61, Brookwood 14 Opelika 38, Wetumpka…

AHSAA’s Friday prep football finals roundup

AHSAA Football Scoreboard Class 7A Central-Phenix City 43, Enterprise 24 Davidson 40, Mary Montgomery 20 Fairhope 30, Baker 21 Gadsden City 40, Buckhorn 14 Hewitt-Trussville 59, Bob Jones 49 Hoover 49, Oak Mountain 6 James Clemens 69, Grissom 7 Lee-Montgomery 41, Jeff Davis 13 McGill-Toolen 55, Alma Bryant 7 Mountain Brook 40, Tuscaloosa County 0 Prattville 37, Smiths Station 20…

AHSAA’s prep football spotlight, week 2

MONTGOMERY, Ala.(ahsaa.com) – Opp High School senior quarterback Orlando Lacey came very close to accomplishing a feat that has never been done before in AHSAA football annals. He was just 15 rushing yards and three passing yards shy of having 300 yards rushing and passing in the same game. Lacey directed the Bobcats to a very tough 55-32 victory over…

AHSAA approves record $1.8 million in schools revenue sharing plan

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (ahsaa.com) — The Alabama High School Athletic Association Central Board of Control approved returning a record $1.8 million to its member schools under its Revenue Sharing Plan. The action was taken Wednesday at its annual summer meeting in Montgomery. The AHSAA Legislative Council also met Wednesday. The Revenue Sharing Plan, approved first by the Central Board in 2009, has…

South girls best North 3-0 in AHSAA All-Star Volleyball

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (ahsaa.com)  – The South All-Stars swept past the North 25-17, 25-16, 25-18 to win the AHSAA North-South Volleyball All-Star match at Auburn-Montgomery University Gymnasium Thursday afternoon. The all-star competition is hosted by the Alabama High School Athletic Directors & Coaches Association (AHSADCA). The North holds a 13-6 edge in the series dating back to 1997. The South, coached by…

76 High Schools set to be recognized at AHSAA’s Sportsmanship Luncheon

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (ahsaa.com) – The Alabama High School Athletic Association will recognize 76 member schools Friday at the eighth annual Star Sportsmanship Luncheon held in conjunction with the AHSAA’s 20th annual Summer Conference and All-Star Week. The noon luncheon at the Montgomery Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center will recognize the member high schools that were fine and ejection free in…

Coaches Getting a Lesson from the Legends

High School coaches aren’t usually sitting on the bench, but coaches from across the River Region took one for the team to learn more about the game from some of the best coaches in Alabama history. Former Alabama Coach Mike DuBose and former Troy coach Larry Blakeney had a sit-down meeting with coaches at the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s…

57th Annual North-South All-Star Football game rosters beefed up

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (ahsaa.com) – Several roster changes were made Monday as players from across the state reported to the 20th annual AHSAA All-Star Week and Summer Conference hosted by the Alabama High School Athletic Directors & Coaches Association. Seven players were added to the South All-Star football squad and two were added for the North. South head coach Eric Collier…

Carver’s Hall; Dallas County’s Moore tabbed as 2016 ‘Making A Difference’ Award winners

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (ahsaa.com) – Seven individuals who have made an impact as exemplary role models have been selected as the 2016 Making A Difference Award recipients by the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) and the Alabama High School Athletic Directors & Coaches Association (AHSADCA). One recipient from each of the AHSAA’s seven classifications was chosen from nominations submitted by…