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Former UA Player is Giving Back to His Community During the Holidays
Former Alabama Crimson Tide DT Christian Barmore is giving back to the communities around him this holiday season. On Friday. Barmore announced via Twitter that he would be helping finance families grocery bills who are in need throughout the holidays and how they could reach out. F...
Pike Liberal Arts Defeats Tuscaloosa Academy for 3A AISA Crown
On a cold, fall Friday evening, the Tuscaloosa Academy Knights traveled to Montgomery, Ala., for the 3A AISA State Championship to play the Pike Liberal Arts Patriots. “Disappointed with the loss, not with the effort. They played hard, played with class and laid it all out there… I couldn’t be more happier for them,” said Tuscaloosa Academy head coach Josh Wright. Pike received possessi ... Read M
Crimson Tide Men’s Basketball Dominates SDSU Jackrabbits
After a huge opening night win against Louisiana Tech on Wednesday, the Crimson Tide men’s basketball team was back in action on Friday evening, looking for another statement win against the South Dakota State Jackrabbits at home. The Crimson Tide started the game off aggressive, forcing turnovers and moving the ball around; then, started playing sloppy-ball four minutes into the game. The Jackr
Former UA Basketball Star Injured During Cavs Game on Sunday
Former UA point guard Collin Sexton will miss an indefinite amount of time after suffering a torn meniscus in his knee on Sunday during the Cleveland Cavaliers win against the New York Knicks, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Sexton, the former first round draft pick, was already lighting up the statistics board- averaging 15...
Tuscaloosa Academy Knights Knock Off Valiant Cross Warriors in AISA Playoffs
Tuscaloosa Academy Knights defeat Valiant Cross Warriors 31-6 in the first round of the AISA playoffs.
Heartache at Homecoming: Sipsey Valley Upsets Central, Crushing Playoff Hopes
Heartache at homecoming for the Central High Falcons(3-6, 2-4), as the Sipsey Valley Bears(3-6, 2-4) pull the upset 13-12, crushing Central’s hopes for a playoff spot.
The Man, The Myth, The Legend: A Thank You to Irvin Carney
Dear Mr. Carney, As the iconic third Saturday in October approaches, I want to take a moment to express my gratitude for the 78 seconds of cheerful optimism, after Tennessee seemed to have the rival advantage, winning the last three of four games prior. How...
Pickens County Defeats Meek for 1A, Region 6 Crown
On a hot and humid homecoming in Reform, Ala., the Pickens County Tornadoes(7-1, 6-0) beat the Meek Tigers(5-3, 4-2) 22-6 to win the 1A-Region 6 division and seal the number one seed for the playoffs.
Hillcrest Scores 30 Unanswered Points to Pull Region Upset
Friday Night Lights is coming down to the wire, and for the Hillcrest Patriots, that means putting another big region rivalry win under their belt against the McAdory Yellow Jackets, pulling the upset 30-7. McAdory showed their explosive nature quickly, scoring on a 3-drive possession; a 46-yard pass to Jabari Strait, then two handoffs to RB Roderick Thomas for the fast score to put them up 7-0.
Party on Patriot Parkway: Hillcrest Knocks Off Northridge
It was a party on Patriot Parkway as the Hillcrest Patriots (4-2, 2-1) defeated the Northridge Jaguars (6-1, 3-1) 49-14, handing the Jaguars their first loss of the season. Hillcrest started off strong, holding Northridge to a 3-and-out; then, proceeded to charge down the field, for an eight play, 74-yard drive. Pat...