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Friday 08/29/2014
FOOTBALL: Fast start propels Sand Rock to 43-14 victory at Gaylesville
Posted: August 29, 2014

GAYLESVILLE – It took all of 17 seconds Thursday night for the Sand Rock Wildcats to set the tone of their 2014 football season opener at Gaylesville.

Wednesday 08/27/2014
FOOTBALL: Piedmont drops a spot, Cedar Bluff holds steady in latest ASWA rankings
Posted: August 27, 2014

Several teams throughout Alabama got an early start to the 2014 high school football season last weekend, including some ranked teams in Class 3A.

Monday 08/25/2014
SHANNON FAGAN: Let’s play some football
Posted: August 25, 2014

Like most folks, I have certain days I look forward to every year.

PIGSKIN PREVIEW: Here’s to the unsung heroes
Posted: August 25, 2014

For most of us, summer is a time of relaxation – trips to the beach, the mountains, or anywhere else just to take it easy.

PIGSKIN PREVIEW: Cedar Bluff looks to rebound from 2013 season
Posted: August 25, 2014

CEDAR BLUFF – Cedar Bluff senior running back D’Shawn Fife isn’t looking in the rearview mirror. As far as he’s concerned, last season is in the past. He’s focused on the here and now.

PIGSKIN PREVIEW: Warriors young in spots, but expect to be competitive throughout 2014 season
Updated: August 28, 2014 - 9:04 am

CENTRE – Cherokee County High School freshman quarterback Tyren Dupree said he’s been working on his footwork over the summer. He’s getting one-on-one attention from former quarterback and current Warrior quarterback coach Skylar Ray at practice.

PIGSKIN PREVIEW: Gaylesville looking to build off last season
Posted: August 25, 2014

GAYLESVILLE – At the Class 1A level, losing 10 seniors from the previous football season would signal a rebuilding year.

PIGSKIN PREVIEW: Sand Rock prepared for jump to 3A
Posted: August 25, 2014

SAND ROCK – Sand Rock head coach Russell Jacoway was none too happy when the Alabama High School Athletic Association announced its reclassification plans in January.

PIGSKIN PREVIEW: Depth finally an asset at Spring Garden
Posted: August 25, 2014

SPRING GARDEN – In years past, depth has been a problem for the Spring Garden Panthers, but that doesn’t appear to be the case for the 2014 football season.

PIGSKIN PREVIEW: Piedmont to be tested early and often throughout 2014 season
Posted: August 25, 2014

PIEDMONT – Piedmont football coach Steve Smith has never been shy when it comes to scheduling premier opponents on the Bulldogs’ schedule every year.

PIGSKIN PREVIEW: Collinsville looking forward to challenges Class 2A brings
Posted: August 25, 2014

COLLINSVILLE – Collinsville senior running back Jalyn Martin had a banner 2013 football season, rushing for over 1,200 yards and 18 touchdowns.

PIGSKIN PREVIEW: Auburn Tigers know they are the hunted now
Posted: August 25, 2014

HOOVER, Ala. – Fairy-tale seasons don’t happen often in college football, but the Auburn Tigers were so close to completing one in 2013.

PIGSKIN PREVIEW: Saban says Tide must re-establish its identity
Updated: August 25, 2014 - 3:50 pm

HOOVER, Ala. – The end of the 2013 football season was a bitter pill for the Alabama Crimson Tide to swallow.

PIGSKIN PREVIEW: JSU Gamecocks looking to live up to expectations
Posted: August 25, 2014

JACKSONVILLE – Two days before fall football practice began, Jacksonville State sophomore quarterback Eli Jenkins walked into the Gamecock Field House. The Ole Miss overtime victory from the 2010 season just happened to be on television, and he couldn’t help but sit down and watch.

PIGSKIN PREVIEW: Shorter Hawks seeking to put 2013 behind them
Posted: August 25, 2014

ROME, Ga. – The Shorter Hawks have already put last year’s 2-9 effort behind them as the team looks forward to a more successful season in the Gulf South Conference in 2014.

FOOTBALL: WEIS gearing up for new season of “End Zone Show”
Posted: August 25, 2014

Football isn’t the only thing making a welcome return during the fall season.

Saturday 08/23/2014
FOOTBALL: Piedmont comeback falls short in Champions Challenge
Updated: August 23, 2014 - 10:41 pm

MONTGOMERY - Despite struggling to move the ball and stop Class 4A, No. 3 Dadeville’s running attack throughout most of the game, Piedmont put itself in a position to win in its Champions Challenge match-up in Montgomery Saturday night.

Friday 08/22/2014
FOOTBALL: Collinsville ties Valley Head, falls to Fyffe in Crossville jamboree
Updated: August 22, 2014 - 11:21 pm

CROSSVILLE -The Collinsville Panthers traveled to Crossville to play Fyffe and Valley Head in football jamboree action on Friday. The Panthers failed to score in a 35-0 decision to Class 2A, No. 2 Fyffe. Collinsville tied Class 1A, No. 8 Valley Head 0-0.

FOOTBALL: Spring Garden, Sand Rock only county teams to claim jamboree wins
Posted: August 22, 2014

SPRING GARDEN - Eight high school football teams had their last dress rehearsal before beginning the 2014 season next week. Spring Garden hosted Sand Rock, Gaylesville, Cedar Bluff, North Sand Mountain, Glencoe, White Plains and Weaver on Thursday night at Panther Stadium.

Thursday 08/21/2014
VOLLEYBALL PREVIEW: Spring Garden’s young talent stepping up
Posted: August 21, 2014

SPRING GARDEN – Spring Garden volleyball coach Ben Carroll has had a hectic but rewarding summer.

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