Alabama Sports

Opelika Lineman Wins National Award

RAKAVIUS CHAMBERS HONORED WITH WATKINS AWARD TROPHY

He was WLTZ’s first Scholar Athlete of the school year and now he’s adding a National honor to his resume. Opelika lineman Rakavius Chambers was honored Saturday night with the Watkins Award Trohpy. It’s an award presented to the nation’s top male African American Student-Athlete. Chambers is ranked at the top of his senior class and carries a 4.3 GPA….

Auburn Holds Annual Pro Day

SEVENTEEN OUTGOING PLAYERS PARTICIPATED IN FRONT OF NFL SCOUTS

It was one last chance to make an impression. Seventeen outgoing Auburn Tigers stepped onto the stage Friday morning as they took part in Auburn’s annual Pro Day. Players worked out in front of NFL scouts and coaches, giving them one last list of numbers ahead of the upcoming NFL Draft. Those participating included Montravius Adams, Xavier Dampeer, Marcus Davis,…

War Eagle Week 2017 Calendar Set

WAR EAGLE WEEK 2016 HIGHLIGHTS

Auburn University will open their 2017 football season against the Georgia Southern Eagles on September 2nd. WLTZ First News will kick off football season with War Eagle Week August 28 through September 1st. Be sure to join us for War Eagle Week 2017.  

Alabama Announces Spring Practice Dates

ANNUAL A-DAY GAME SET FOR SATURDAY APRIL 22

Alabama will open spring practice Tuesday, March 21st the school announced today. The team will hold 15 practice sessions leading up to the annual A-Day scrimmage inside Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday, April 22nd. After a narrow loss to Clemson in January’s national championship game the Tide has seen several shakeups in both the player personnel and coaching departments. Former standouts…

CVCC Men Advance to ACCC State Tournament Quarterfinals

The Chattahoochee Valley Community College men’s basketball team won the first game in the Alabama Community College Conference state basketball tournament on Saturday evening. CVCC defeated Marion Military Institute, 58-44. The game was played on the campus of CVCC. Pernell Vickerstaff led the Pirates with 12 points while Frank Roberts added 11 points in the win. CVCC will now play…

CVCC Qualifies for ACCC State Basketball Tournament

The Chattahoochee Valley Community College men’s basketball team has qualified for the Alabama Community College Conference state basketball tournament. CVCC plays Marion Military Institute Saturday, March 4th at 4pm ET at Key Hall. The winner will advance to the ACCC State pairings in Birmingham, Alabama. CVCC enters Saturday’s game with a 17-13 record (6-8 in conference) while MMI enters the game with a…

Auburn Boys Advance to AHSAA 7A State Finals

The Auburn boys basketball team is headed to the AHSAA 7A State Championship game. The Tigers beat Vestavia Hills on Thursday morning, 44-37, in the Final Four. It’s Auburn’s first semi-final win since 2005. Garrison Brooks led the Tigers with a game-high 24 points and added 9 rebounds in the win. Next up for Auburn is the 7A Finals on…