The Paul Bryant Stampede (1-7) capitalized off of clutch plays from their running back and defense to defeat the Brookwood Panthers (4-3) on homecoming night 23-18, claiming its first win of the season.
The game was controlled from start to finish by Jay Todd's Wildcats thanks to an effective running game and capitalizing on timely turnovers. Star County High running back Damien Taylor rushed three touchdowns to give the Wildcats a 21-0 halftime lead. Taylor busted a 46-yard run on his final carry of the evening to put a stamp on an impressive week one performance, he rushed for 150 yards on the evening.
The summer time is usually a crucial time of preparation for football teams everywhere. Weightlifting, conditioning and summer competitions are a staple across high school football across the country. Today the Alabama High School Athletic Association released a memo stating that summer competitions would be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The largest high school soccer tournament in West Alabama, the West Alabama Invitational, is returning for its second rendition from March 2-4, hosted by Sipsey Valley High School and Hillcrest High School.
Today we salute Tuscaloosa's Zachary Smith, a 16-year-old junior at Holy Spirit High School. Smith competed with more than 1,700 swimmers and qualified for the Olympic Trials in Nebraska. Our Tuscaloosa talented swimmer will compete in the same pool of water as the 18-time gold-medal winner Michael Phelps on Friday...