• Red Devils among most dominant of the last decade

    Red Devils among most dominant of the last decade

    A week ago, the Central High Red Devils football program was named one of the Most Popular ion Alabama by Maxpreps.com. Now the Red Devils have earned another honor. The program was selected as one of the Top 10 Most Dominant in the state over the last decade by the same online site. The Red

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  • Smiths Station Panthers get back to working out

    Smiths Station Panthers get back to working out

    The preparations for the football season for the Panthers are more different this year than in the past. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic our way of life has been changed and athletics, not just on the high school level, have been placed on hold.  Smiths Station was forced to cancel the remainder of the spring

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  • Nix pleased with first two weeks of practice

    Nix pleased with first two weeks of practice

    After two weeks of football practice, Central High coach Patrick Nix says it has been “difficult, but not difficult.” Say what? The first-year coach for the Red Devils explained his statement. “Coaching the kids has not been difficult. It has been great being out there coaching the kids. The difficult part has been making sure

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  • Lowe narrowly missed being named best, 14th among fans

    Lowe narrowly missed being named best, 14th among fans

    Former Central High and University of Alabama linebacker – and current mayor of Phenix City – Eddie Lowe will be one of 110 former players of the CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders to represent the team as it prepares to celebrate its 110th anniversary. Lowe was selected in two of the 11 polls conducted by the Regina

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  • Red Devils began practice this week

    Red Devils began practice this week

    When the Central High Red Devil football team stepped on the practice field earlier this week, the squad entered a new challenge – how to follow state and national guidelines concerning COVID-19. No, according to Central coach Patrick Nix, it was not football as usual. “We are taking precautions that are best for our players

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  • Mark Clark: Someone the local HOF has forgotten

    Mark Clark: Someone the local HOF has forgotten

    It has been about 46 years since he last stepped on the turf of Phenix Municipal Stadium as a player – and fewer and fewer people will recognize his name. He is Earnest Nathaniel Dixon, a former quarterback for the Central High Red Devils, who graduated in 1974. He was a four-year letterman for the

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