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No. 1 Tanner heads to Class 2A semis after 26-14 win at Montgomery Academy
Top-ranked Tanner (11-1), the defending Class 2A state champions, will play on the road next Friday for the second straight week in a semifinal showdown against No. 4 Fyffe (12-1).
Athens falls to Muscle Shoals in 5A quarterfinals
For one half of Friday’s quarterfinal game between Athens and Muscle Shoals, it looked like the first team to score would win.
Muscle Shoals scored first and then three more times during a four minute spell in the third quarter that proved too much for Athens to overcome in a 35-7 loss.
Simple phrase proving successful for Athens football team
Three words are echoed across the practice field at Athens and inside Golden Eagle Stadium on Friday nights in the fall.
“Do your job.”
Tanner heads south for its quarterfinal playoff game
The last time Tanner played a road playoff game, the Rattlers left Reeltown with a three touchdown victory to advance to their second straight state championship game. If Tanner wants to play for a third consecutive 2A championship, it will have to win at Montgomery Academy tomorrow night.
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Ala officials wooing Boeing aircraft plant
State and local leaders are working to lure a Boeing Co. aircraft assembly plant to the Huntsville area.
Athens’ Schrimsher honored for big 2nd half
Athens safety Paxton Schrimsher was honored by the ASWA for his performance in Athens’ second round win over Pleasant Grove Friday.
The junior had two second half interceptions, returning one for 65 yards for a score.
Athens, Tanner join parade to quarters
Athens (9-3), the No. 4 qualifier from Class 5A, Region 8, shut out Pleasant Grove (10-2) 24-0 to set up a rematch at Region 8 winner Muscle Shoals (11-1). Class 2A defending champ Tanner (10-1) defeated North Sand Mountain 27-17 and will be on the road Friday at Montgomery Academy (11-1).
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No. 1 Tanner surges past North Sand Mountain, 27-17
Tanner (10-1), the defending 2A champion, will be traveling about 3 hours south to play at unranked Montgomery Academy (11-1) next Friday.
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