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No matter which recruiting service poll you choose to believe, the name AJ Harris is on the list of 5-Star players. He is one of the nation’s top backs, but is versatile enough to play several positions which makes him even more valuable to t…

Phenix City’s Idle Hour Sports Complex will be a busy place tomorrow night as the local parks and recreation facility will be the site of four Cal Ripken Jr. Baseball Alabama state tournaments. The complex will play host to the 9U, 11U, 13U a…

Phenix City’s 9U Cal Ripken Jr. All-Star team defeated Smiths Station and then Sylacauga to win the District title on Saturday morning. The 9U squad now advances to the State Tournament beginning June 24th in Phenix City. Pictured above are p…

Central High’s Jax Yoxtheimer and Glenwood’s Jaxon Milam claimed two of the Alabama Sports Writers Association’s top honors this past weekend when they were named Hitter of the Year in their respective divisions on the All-State baseball team…

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The Phoenix Initiative’s Tommie “Keyman” Robinson Youth Football and Cheer Camp, the second annual event presented by the organization and sponsored by The Finley Firm, P.C., will be held at Central High on July 9, 2022, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. ET. The event is for boys and girls 6-12 years…

The Central High Red Devils dodged defeat in the Alabama High School Athletic Association Class 7A baseball championship series with a pair of wins over No. 1 ranked Hewitt-Trussville on Saturday at Jacksonville State’s James Case Stadium. Central, ranked No. 2, lost the first game of the se…

The Alabama High School Athletic Association Class 7A State Championship blue map trophy has a new star. That star is marking the location of Central High on Dobbs Drive in Phenix City as the 2022 baseball champions – finally.

In the clash between the No. 1 and No. 2 ranked teams in AISA, the top rated team, Pike Liberal Arts, came out on top as the 2022 AISA class AAA champions at Paterson Field in Montgomery.

Central High’s Lady Red Devils are going to the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s Class 7A state tournament for the first time since 2015 and for only the second time since the current format for the playoffs has been used. Central w…

For the first time, when girls’ teams played for a state soccer title, Glenwood was not in the title game in 2021. The Lady Gators have six first and a second place and lost in the semifinals to eventual state champion Tuscaloosa Academy last…

Glenwood lost 12 seniors off the 2021 Gator team that advanced to the AISA semifinals and are looking to their underclassman, along with five seniors on this year’s squad, to continue playing baseball at a high level. “We have a lot of arms a…

A quick start was exactly what the Central girls’ basketball team needed to collect their 20th victory of the 2021-2022 regular season. The start was what the Lady Red Devils needed as they looked toward postseason play. The result of the sta…

The Smiths Station basketball team closed out a successful season last week to reach a 22-8 record. Getting the final two hard fought wins against Opelika (83-78) and Dothan (88-87) in overtime.  The season ended with an overtime win against …

The Central High Red Devils avoided a losing regular season with a victory over Opelika High in their final game before entering postseason play. The Red Devils beat Opelika’s Bulldogs 77-64 in a game that was close until the midway point of …

Glenwood’s softball team has a new head coach for 2022 and he is excited about the possibilities for new season. Coach Josh McConnell has taken over for Dusty Perdue as the Lady Gators get ready for a busy softball season. “We will play tourn…

There are many goals the Lady Panther basketball team set out to achieve this season, and one of those goals have already been met. Kelvin Roberts has given his team an eight-win record so far this season. This many wins have not been reached…

The Russell County High girls’ and boys’ varsity basketball teams can match bad luck stories. The boys lost to Opelika, 70-43, and to Eufaula, 83-43. The girls lost to Opelika, 57-16, and to Eufaula, 73-24. “I am being totally honest with you…

Charles Burkett, in his first season with the Central High Red Devils, has his team where it needs to be at this point – still in the running to win at least a share of the area title and with a chance to play host to the postseason area tour…

Last week, the Panthers put themselves in the driver’s seat of the Area 4 race, after a victory over Auburn, 69-66, and they are just one win away from claiming the Area 4 championship. Last year, Auburn snuck by the Panthers and won the Area…

Glenwood came roaring back from a three-point halftime deficit to outscore arch-rival Lee-Scott, 20-3, in the third period at the Warrior gym by a 56-40 count and take first place in area competition. The game was played on Jan. 13 and was ea…