The Pacelli Vikings found a 12-point deficit to overcome, as their come-from-behind effort fell short at Mount Pisgah Christian. The Patriots eliminated the Vikings 62-55 in the GHSA Class 1A-Private state quarterfinals on Thursday night at Drummond Center Gymnasium.
Travaunta Abner had 19 points while Kintavious Dozier had 16 as the Panthers beat the Hatton Hornets 83-48 on Thursday afternoon at Bill Harris Arena in Birmingham to advance to the AHSAA Class 2A state finals.
EnyShuan Jones score seven points in a closing 8-2 run to lead the Carver Tigers to a 61-60 come-from-behind victory over the Jefferson Dragons on Tuesday night in the GHSA Class 4A state quarterfinals.
The ride ended on Tuesday for both Auburn High Tigers basketball teams. The girls were eliminated by Hoover 55-36, while the boys saw their season end at the hands of Oak Mountain, 45-37, in the AHSAA Class 7A state semifinals played at Bartow Arena at UAB.
Less than three weeks after Adam Winegarden made the surprise announcement he was stepping down at Auburn High, the Tigers have their new head football coach. The school announced on Friday that Keith Etheredge is leaving Oxford to head to the Plains.
Travis Harper had 31 points as the Pacelli Vikings advanced to the second round of the GHSA Class 1A-Private state tournament with a 70-43 win over Deerfield-Windsor on Wednesday night at Land Gymnasium in Columbus.
The Auburn Tigers got off to an 11-4 start and went on to beat the Central Red Devils 56-41 on Friday night to claim the AHSAA 7A-Area 4 girls title. Both teams advance to the state tournament, with the Tigers claiming home court in the first round.
The Smiths Station Panthers rode a huge fourth quarter from Zay Madden to hand the Central Red Devils a season-ending 68-58 defeat in the semifinals of the AHSAA 7A-Area 4 boys semifinals on Wednesday night in Smiths Station.
Central boys basketball coach Bobby Wright finished his final regular season in style. The Red Devils opened up a 10-point halftime lead en route to a 76-71 win over the Eufaula Tigers on Friday night to give Wright a win in his final game coaching on the Central home floor.
Dayreontae Foster had four treys and 21 points to lead the Chattahoochee Valley Pirates to a 69-59 win over the Wallace State-Hanceville Lions in CVCC’s season opener on Friday night. The game was played at Key Hall in Phenix City.
It was a sign on the dotted line kind of day at Columbus High School on Thursday afternoon, as pitcher-first baseman Jaimie Welch accepted a softball scholarship from Middle Georgia State University in Cochran.
Mac Jones threw five touchdown passes, DaVonta Smith had 12 receptions for 215 yards and three scores, and Najee Harris accounted for three TDs as the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide crushed the No. 3 Ohio State Buckeyes 52-24 to claim the 2020 college football national championship.
It was a good Senior Night at Glenwood as both Gators basketball teams earned wins on Monday night. The No. 1 Glenwood Lady Gators beat No. 5 Lakeside 52-31, while the No. 3 Gator boys beat the Chiefs 81-52.
The Columbus State women’s basketball team’s season has been delayed once again. The Augusta Lady Jaguars are having COVID issues, resulting in the postponement of the game originally scheduled for Wednesday night. No makeup date has been set.
Charlie Dixon rushed for 227 yards and a touchdown, while Demetrius Coleman accounted for two scores as the No. 8 Callaway Cavaliers upset the No. 1 Fitzgerald Purple Hurricanes 22-17 to win the GHSA Class 2A state football championship on Tuesday afternoon at Center Parc Stadium in Atlanta.
This was supposed to be a big season at Callaway, but then the Cavaliers had to deal with a series of setbacks that included losing their top player for four weeks. But they adjusted, rededicated themselves, and prevailed.