Clemson tumbled to No. 25 in The Associated Press college football poll on Sunday, snapping its streak of 97 straight weeks in the top 10.
TUSCALOOSA (AP) — Jameson Williams was off to the races the first time he touched the ball, and the second, and the fourth.
AUBURN (AP) — Shedrick Jackson caught a 10-yard touchdown pass from T.J. Finley with 45 seconds remaining, and No. 23 Auburn rallied to beat Georgia State 34-24 on Saturday.
West Limestone was victorious 31-28 over East Limestone in a classic rivalry matchup that featured five lead changes, six turnovers, plenty of controversial calls and multiple big plays.
A high-powered offense by the Ardmore Tigers, including seven total rushing touchdowns in the game by the Tigers offense, led the way to a 55-27 victory over the Clements Colts Friday night on Cooper Field at Ardmore High School.
The Rocket City Trash Pandas led all of Double-A throughout the season in attendance with an average of 5,726 per each home game at Toyota Field. That ranks 10th all-time in Minor League Baseball history, according to a release from Rocket City.
HOUSTON (AP) — Thanks to another efficient performance from Sam Darnold and continued dominant play by their defense, the Carolina Panthers are 3-0 for the first time since 2015, when they reached the Super Bowl.
The Auburn Tigers are hoping to once again enjoy the comforts of home as heavy favorites.
Alabama is getting ready to face a team from Mississippi in Tuscaloosa, just not the one that fans are most anticipating.
Athens baseball added the fifth commitment of its 2022 class Tuesday afternoon when first baseman Sam Sandy announced his commitment on social media to continue his academic and athletic career at Bevill State College in Fayette.
One blowout win into the season, Alabama coach Nick Saban was griping about the hype surrounding a team that had "basically played one half of one game."
The Athens Bible Trojans volleyball team swept the competition last week with wins over Whitesburg Christian Academy and Falkville.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — While celebrating one of his four touchdowns, Aaron Jones lost a necklace he wears with a little black football containing some of the ashes of his late father.
Clemson and Ohio State slipped to the back of the top 10 in The Associated Press college football poll on Sunday and Penn State jumped four spots to No. 6 after another weekend in which lots of ranked teams had issues.
BALTIMORE (AP) — With a vault and a jump pass, and all the confidence from his coach and teammates he could ask for, Lamar Jackson finally beat Patrick Mahomes and Kansas City.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Jaquan Brisker skipped across a field littered with white pom poms and toward a row of Penn State students painted white from head to toe.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Young heard all about the Swamp. He knew it would be deafening at times and difficult, if not impossible, for a visiting quarterback to communicate.
Lindsay Lane Christian Lions senior baseball player Sam Hogue committed to Wallace State-Hanceville to continue to his athletic and academic career. He announced his commitment on social media.
Athens (3-2) fell to Muscle Shoals (5-0) Friday night 27-13, but the score does not indicate the type of game that was played.
A dominant first half on each side of the ball by the East Limestone Indians led the way to a 49-7 victory Friday night over the Brewer Patriots on Cavnar Field at East Limestone High School. East has now won three games in a row and hold an overall record of 3-1 and 3-0 in 5A Region 8.
Rocket City Trash Pandas starting pitcher Christopher Molina pitched a gem in Wednesday's 4-0 victory over the Pensacola Blue Wahoos, throwing eight scoreless innings.
A ninth-inning home run by Pensacola Blue Wahoos shortstop Demetrius Sims proved to the difference, defeating the Rocket City Trash Pandas 3-2 Tuesday night at Toyota Field.
The West Limestone Wildcats appeared in the Alabama Sports Writers Association high school football rankings this week.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles told Congress through tears Wednesday that the FBI and gymnastics officials turned a "blind eye" to USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar's sexual abuse of her and hundreds of other women.
Southeastern Conference defenses are stealing the show for some of the top contenders after a season when the league championship game featured stratsopheric offensive stats.
Last weekend's college football games were awesome. Do I say that mainly because the Oregon Ducks defeated the Ohio State Buckeyes 35-28? Yes, yes I do. But there were some other exciting, close games. Notre Dame barely got by Toledo 32-29. I'm a Bowling Green State University alum, and we a…
It was a big week for volleyball matches for the Athens Bible Trojans, playing three matches in two days this past week.
Greg Seitz has been at Jacksonville State for nearly three decades, through a Division II national championship, conference titles and FCS playoff runs.
Athens senior Jack Tregoning has always been a football player, a pretty good one at that. Last season in his junior year, he earned All-State second team honors after he recorded a total of 143 tackles and had 24 tackles in one game against James Clemens. But Tregoning is much more than that.
The Rocket City Trash Pandas suffered their seventh loss in a row Sunday night, falling to the Birmingham Barons 9-2 at Regions Field. This was the final road trip for the Trash Pandas of 2021 season.
The East Limestone Indians defeated the Mae Jemison Jaguars 14-12 on the road to remain undefeated in region play.
AUBURN (AP) — Demetris Robertson scored three touchdowns and Jarquez Hunter rushed for 147 yards as No. 25 Auburn raced past FCS program Alabama State 62-0 on Saturday.
TUSCALOOSA (AP) — Nick Saban thinks it might be time for a reckoning like his father used to deliver with a pounding of his hand on the dinner table.
Former Rocket City Trash Pandas starting pitcher Ryan Smith was selected as the Double-A South Pitcher of the Week.
The Athens Golden Eagles volleyball defeated the Lindsay Lane Christian Lions 3-1 in four sets Tuesday night at Athens High School.
Despite putting runners in scoring position throughout the game, the Rocket City Trash Pandas couldn't score any runs in their 3-0 loss Tuesday night to the Birmingham Barons at Toyota Field.
Rocket City Trash Pandas third baseman Mitch Nay was named Double-A South Player of the Month for the month of August.
Athens Golden Eagles senior infielder Connor Beck committed to Bevill State Community College in Fayette over the weekend to continue playing baseball at the next level. He announced his commitment on social media.
A 4-2 extra-inning defeat by the Tennessee Smokies over the Rocket City Trash Pandas concluded their series finale for the season Sunday night at Toyota Field.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama outside linebacker Chris Allen has a fractured foot and could be out for the rest of the season, coach Nick Saban said Monday.
TOKYO (AP) — The final act of the delayed Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics came Sunday, almost eight years to the day after the Japanese capital was awarded the Games.
Georgia is trying to bring defense back.
MOBILE (AP) — Jake Bentley threw two touchdown passes and new head coach Kane Wommack didn't have to wait long to get his first victory as South Alabama spotted Southern Mississippi an early lead before scoring 31 straight points in a season-opening 31-7 win over the Golden Eagles on Saturday.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Bo Nix passed for 275 yards and three touchdowns in just over a half, and Auburn gave new coach Bryan Harsin a 60-10 cakewalk in his debut against Akron Saturday night in the season opener for both teams.
ATLANTA (AP) — Looking very much like a team capable of making another run at a national title, No. 1 Alabama opened its season with a 44-13 rout of No. 14 Miami on Saturday behind four touchdown passes from Bryce Young in his first college start.
NEW YORK (AP) — Naomi Osaka looked over at her agent and said she wanted to tell the world what the two of them had discussed privately in an Arthur Ashe Stadium hallway after her U.S. Open title defense ended with a racket-tossing, composure-missing, lead-evaporating defeat in the third round.
Alabama is hoping its search for receiver help to complement John Metchie III pays immediate dividends.
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Tyler Johnston III threw for 320 yards and two touchdowns, Trea Shropshire had 120 yards receiving and a score, and UAB beat Jacksonville State 31-0 on Wednesday night.
The Athens State University Alumni Golf Classic is scheduled to be held at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 23 at Canebrake Club. Check-in begins at 10:30 a.m.. Lunch will be provided, with dinner being provided from Greenbrier following the event.
This Week's Circulars
David Dean Turner, 69, of Prospect, Tennessee, passed away Monday, September 20, 2021. He was born July, 11, 1952 in Wichita, Kansas to Rex Turner and Joyce Ion Turner. He is preceded in death by his parents; and grandparents. He is survived by his wife, Linda Turner; son, Joshua Turner; dau…
James Campbell passed away September 21, 2021. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Friday, September 24, at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home. Service is 2 p.m. Saturday, September 25, at Truth Baptist Church. Burial will be in Hester's Chapel Cemetery.
Donna June Holt, 69, of Madison, died Monday, September 20, 2021, at her residence. There will be a 2 p.m. Graveside Service Friday at Reunion Cemetery. No visitation is planned. Spry Funeral Home in Athens is directing.
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