When I was interviewing people for this story about Vestavia Hills Head Football Coach Buddy Anderson, the winningest football coach in Alabama High School history, I noticed something. Not one person mentioned the score of a game or the wins that added up to that record. Not a word.
New guidelines have been provided by the Alabama High School Athletic Association for games that take place this fall. Decisions regarding participation are up to each individual school/district but should they decide to participate schools will need to follow the new AHSAA guidelines.
Jefferson County Health Officer Dr. Mark Wilson has issued an order requiring all people over the age of 8 to wear coverings inside businesses that are open to the public and while taking public transportation.
Since 2015, 32 high school student-athletes (16 new ones each year) from every corner of Alabama have gathered in Montgomery. They do not travel there for a championship or an all-star game. In fact, there are no uniforms, helmets, bats, balls or any athletic gear.
That’s how colleagues describe Toney Pugh, longtime director of the Birmingham Athletic Partnership (BAP), legendary wrestling coach and official and the athletic director who successfully established two high school athletic programs from scratch at Clay-Chalkville and Oak Mountain High Schools.
Before you sit down to watch the Super Bowl this Sunday between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers, here is some Birmingham/Alabama football trivia we learned from Ron Ingram, longtime sportswriter and director of communications for the AHSAA.
Starting January 16 through February 29, thousands of student-athletes will be competing in and around the Magic City for Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) titles in basketball, indoor track, wrestling and bowling.
It’s time for Alabama’s AHSAA 2019 Super 7 state football championships
The 2019 Alabama High School Association (AHSAA) Super 7 State Football Championships at Jordan-Hare stadium on the campus of Auburn, Alabama takes place Dec. 4-6, and we can’t wait. Why? Because you’ll be able to see the best high school football teams in the state of Alabama—all in one great stadium!