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Area players honored at Mr. Football awards luncheon, Webb brings home big honor

On Wednesday afternoon, several football players from all over the state were invited to the 2016 Mr. Football awards luncheon held in Montgomery, Alabama that honored players from each classification. Beauregard’s La’Damian Webb took home the biggest honor of the day after being named Mr. Football 2016, an award that recognizes the best player in any class in the state….

Central High unveils new indoor multi-purpose facility

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Glenwood sweeps Springwood in big AISA battle

The Glenwood boys and girls basketball teams swept Springwood Tuesday night in an AISA region game. The Lady Gators beat the Wildcats, 50-33 to improve to 22-0 on the season.  They were led by LaDajia Jones who had 19 points in the win. Audrey Crowe added 11 while Whitley Anderson chipped in 10.  The Lady Wildcats were led by last…

Taylorson becomes first Glenwood volleyball player to sign scholarship

Glenwood volleyball player Carlee Taylorson has made school history. On Tuesday morning, Taylorson became the first volleyball player from the school to accept a scholarship to play the sport in college. She’s headed to Southern Union in Wadley, Alabama. “Representing Glenwood, that’s a dream,” Taylorson said. “I’ve always wanted to come here (Glenwood) and so being able to represent them…

Georgia Tech’s Francis Kallon earns Tropical Bowl MVP honors

Georgia Tech defensive tackle Francis Kallon was named Overall Lineman MVP of the 2017 Tropical Bowl, which was played on Sunday at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach, Florida. Kallon led all players with two sacks, matched a game-high with two tackles for loss and tallied three total tackles to help lead his National team to a 28-14 win over the…

Greg Byrne to be named Alabama’s new Athletic Director

Greg Byrne, Vice President for Athletics at the University of Arizona, will become the new Director of Athletics at The University of Alabama effective March 1, pending approval of The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees. The 45-year-old Byrne, who is highly respected in his field, will be formally introduced to the media later this week. “We knew Bill…