Below are area high school football statistics through nine weeks. Reporting this week was Cedar Bluff, Cherokee County, Gaylesville, Piedmont, Sand Rock and Spring Garden. Some schools only partially reported.
The Alabama Sportswriters Association recognized two Cedar Bluff football players for their performances Friday night at Gaylesville.
I’ve already been tricked enough this football season. It’s time for some treats.
HUNTSVILLE - Class 1A, No. 7 Spring Garden will make a return trip to the Birmingham Cross Plex after capturing fourth place in the North Volleyball Super Regional on Saturday.
HUNTSVILLE - Class 3A, No. 8 Sand Rock's season came to a close in the quarterfinal round of the North Volleyball Super Regional in Huntsville on Saturday.
JACKSONVILLE — Coming off its final bye week of the season, No. 6 Jacksonville State played its most complete game in a 49-3 victory over Tennessee Tech Saturday afternoon.
PISGAH – Sand Rock gave Pisgah all it could handle in a battle of Class 3A, Region 7 football teams on Friday, but fell short in a 33-26 decision.
CENTRE – Cherokee County freshman quarterback Tyren Dupree accounted for a total of 274 yards and three touchdowns, leading the Warriors to a 37-31 Class 4A, Region 6 victory over visiting White Plains on Friday.
GAYLESVILLE – Cedar Bluff sophomore quarterback Josh Decker didn’t have his best game last week against non-region opponent Section.
SPRING GARDEN – The Spring Garden Panthers fell just four points short of setting a new school record for most points scored in a football game Friday night against Class 1A, Region 7 rival Coosa Christian.
HUNTSVILLE – Class 3A, No. 8 Sand Rock and Class 1A, No. 7 Spring Garden both won their first round volleyball matches at the North Super Regional in Huntsville’s Von Braun Center on Friday.
FYFFE – The Fyffe Red Devils completely dominated Collinsville in route to claiming the Class 2A, Region 7 title Friday night.
PIEDMONT – Seniors Mitchell Bennefield, Tyler Lusk and Dreek Thompson combined to have a hand in all six Piedmont touchdowns as the Bulldogs completed Class 3A, Region 6 play with a 42-0 victory over Weaver.
Three Cherokee County football teams will be in action this Thursday, Oct. 30, to cap the end of the 2014 regular season.
Below are area high school football statistics through eight weeks. Reporting this week was Cedar Bluff, Cherokee County, Gaylesville, Piedmont, Sand Rock and Spring Garden. Some schools only partially reported.
JACKSONVILLE - Warren D. "Moose" Koegel announced on Wednesday that he will retire at the end of the year after more than 40 years of being on a college campus, including the last three and a half as Athletics Director at Jacksonville State University.
HOKES BLUFF – Cherokee County volleyball coach Dax McDonald has been around volleyball long enough to know a team’s success begins with the pass.
For the second consecutive week, Class 3A Piedmont (6-2) held steady at No. 8 in the latest Alabama Sportswriters Association high school football rankings. The latest rankings were released late Tuesday evening.
SPRING GARDEN – Spring Garden volleyball coach Ben Carroll didn’t have much of a voice following the Lady Panthers’ Class 1A, Area 12 tournament matches Monday night.
GERALDINE – Class 3A, No. 8 Sand Rock is making a return trip to Huntsville.
Week 9 of the high school football season saw many outstanding performances throughout the state, eight of which came from the Cherokee County area. Those eight were all recognized in the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s weekly Spotlight.