• Patrick Nix named head football coach at Central

    Patrick Nix named head football coach at Central

    It only took a week to find its man, but Central High was expected to introduce Patrick Nix as the new head football coach for the Red Devils Tuesday evening. The Phenix City Board of Education approved the recommendation of Superintendent Randy Wilkes in an emergency board meeting at 5 p.m. ET. Nix was introduced

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  • Ross makes Alabama High School All-Decade team by AL.com

    Ross makes Alabama High School All-Decade team by AL.com

    Former Central High and current Clemson star receiver Justyn Ross has been selected as a member of the AL.com High School All-Decade football team. Ross was named to the Second Team among those former players from 2010 to 2019. Ross helped Central to an 11-1 record during his senior season with the Red Devils. He

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  • DuBose steps down as Central coach

    DuBose steps down as Central coach

    Six seasons with the Central High Red Devils is apparently enough for Jamey DuBose. The three-time state championship winning coach announced his decision to leave the school on Tuesday after meeting with his staff and players according to Phenix City Schools Superintendent Randy Wilkes in a press release. “Coach DuBose acknowledges that this is one

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  • Seven Red Devils are early signers

    Seven Red Devils are early signers

    There were no surprises last Wednesday morning when family and friends gathered at the Central High indoor football facility to watch seven Red Devils sign letters of intent to continue their gridiron careers at the next level. It was the largest group to ink pacts during the early signing period at the school. The seven

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  • Cohen named Sports Illustrated All-American

    Cohen named Sports Illustrated All-American

    Central High offensive tackle Javion Cohen has become the first Red Devil to receive a new national honor. The senior who signed to continue his football career at the University of Alabama last Wednesday morning was named to the inaugural Sports Illustrated High School Football All-American team – one of 13 players selected for the

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  • Red Devils win three, now 6-3 for season

    Red Devils win three, now 6-3 for season

    The Central High Red Devils boys’ basketball team played three games last week and won all three to improve to 6-3 for the season. The Red Devils defeated Opelika, Lanett, and Russell County high schools. “I think we improved in not making as many turnovers as we had the previous week,” Central coach Bobby Wright

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