• Game field painted by locals

    The “Grandaddy of them All,” the annual Tuskegee-Morehouse Classic was this weekend at A.J. McClung Memorial Stadium in Columbus. Tailgates, food, and football filled the day as fans and alumni gathered to watch the two Tigers teams battle it out.  But there’s more to the game than just football and history. There’s a touch of

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  • Former Red Devils coach dead at 83

    Former Central High football coach Frank Sadler, age 83, died this past Saturday, Oct. 12, in Chattanooga, Tenn., one of the many places he worked over the years. Sadler coached at Central from 1968 until 1971. He had a record of 21-17-2 with the Red Devils. His best records came in 1969 and 1971 when

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  • Glenwood needs victory over Tuscaloosa Friday

    Glenwood enjoyed a second bye week on Oct. 11 and is now preparing for their biggest game of 2019, a showdown contest in Region 1 against Tuscaloosa Academy’s Knights in Tuscaloosa. “We always have a close game that is usually not decided until the final quarter,” Glenwood coach Jason Gibson said about his opponents on

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  • MCJROTC: Smith Station defeats Kelly Walsh in competition

    Shooting their highest score of the season Smith Station MCJROTC defeated Kelly Walsh MCJROTC 980 to 897 last week in the National Air Rifle League. Their second win in a row. With the win, Smith Station MCJROTC is in twenty-fourth place overall and fifth place within their ‘Marine Corps Jrotc’ conference.  They currently have a

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  • Rose promises different team for Friday night

    Coach Mark Rose and the Russell County Warriors knew they had their work cut out for them last Friday night against the Eufaula Tigers. While the Warriors were looking to rebound from a 12-0 loss to Lanier, the Tigers entered the game scoring 50 points or more in their past three games. In fact, they’re

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  • Second half output leads to Central win over Lee

    Okay, the Central High Red Devils had seen this all before. A struggle against a big and physical R.E. Lee High offense that forced the Central defense to “get off the bus and wake up” in the second half in order to capture its seventh win of the season. It happened two seasons back in

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