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.
On a cool, autumn night in Cottondale, Ala., fans on both sides filled the stadium for Paul Bryant High School’s senior night, and watched the Paul Bryant Stampede(1-4, 0-2) upset the Central High Falcons(2-3,1-1) 31-7 in a non-regional, cross-town rivalry, their first win of the season.
Paul W. Bryant High School comes up short against Sidney Lanier as turnovers slow the Stampede late in the second half. Lanier running back Tacaris Bozeman goes off for over 200 yards rushing and 3 touchdowns.
Friday Night Lights are setting up across the state as high school football starts a new season. In Cottondale, Ala., on a humid Friday evening, the stage was set for the Tuscaloosa County Wildcats to defeat a cross-town, non-conference rival, the Paul Bryant Stampede, 59-34.