With athletics getting ready to once again begin for the first time in more than two months across the state, the AHSAA has released a set of “Best Practices” guidelines for return. Those include everything from sanitation guidelines, a set of pre-screening questions and suggestions for maintaining social distancing during athletic activities, which can resume Monday.
Although Lindsey Smith, Jake Adams and I have remained close in the three-plus years since I left Pennsylvania, it’s still hard to get a sense of what’s going on for them on a day-to-day basis.
Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, countless people, businesses and organizations have been affected. Lives have changed, likely forever.
One big benefit for football teams when trying to follow the AHSAA’s guidelines for returning to athletic activities Monday is, for the most part, they can do a lot outside.
One of Chris Elliott’s major goals when he was hired as Central Coosa’s softball and volleyball coach before the 2019-20 seasons was to put in a lot of work at the Cougars’ softball field.
The sports world may look a little different but things seem to be starting to return to as normal as possible. Alabama state superintendent Dr. Eric Mackey announced Thursday schools could reopen beginning June 1, and the AHSAA followed suit.
Alabama High School Athletic Association member schools may reopen June 1, in accordance with Alabama State Department of Education superintendent Dr. Eric Mackey’s directive announced Thursday.
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Caleb is once again joined by co-host Lizi to discuss the possible long-term effects on high school sports as the coronavirus pandemic continues.
As the official end of the spring season came Thursday afternoon when schools were closed for the remainder of the school year, there were also a lot of questions that still needed answered.
Benjamin Russell coach Richy Brooks has been in this business a long time. He’s been the head of the Wildcat baseball program for longer than his current players have been alive.
Because the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending all events of 50 or more be cancelled for the next eight weeks, the AHSAA announced Friday morning it has cancelled the Bryant-Jordan Scholarship Awards Banquet, which was scheduled for April 13 at the Birmingham She…
It’s not just sports games and events that’ve been put on hold by the AHSAA due to the coronavirus outbreak; it’s also practices that’ve been disallowed.
Central Coosa’s Noel Jones was the only local named to the Alabama Sports Writers Association boys basketball all-state teams, which were released this weekend.
After Governor Kay Ivey announced shutdown of schools beginning March 19, the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) quickly responded by announcing a suspension of all athletic events at the end of the day Tuesday, March 17.
With a senior-laden baseball team, Central Coosa knew it could make a lot of strides this year. However, the Cougars have gotten off to a great start, already matching their win total from a season ago despite playing just a handful of games.
Caleb and Lizi are back on the microphones with the start of Season 2! They talk about some of their best moments of the baseball season plus debate who was the best team on the court. The co-hosts also talk about a solution for the AHSAA's postseason format before diving into a spirited dis…
Over the past several years, Central Coosa’s baseball team has been climbing a ladder. When Cougar coach Dave Stover took over the program, he had to build from the ground up.
It’s no secret Central Coosa’s softball team has had a rough go of it the last few years. The Cougars have been through a handful of coaches and haven’t won a game since 2018.
The idea of repeating as state champions ended for the Central Coosa Cougars Tuesday night. The Ariton Purple Cats fought back in the final quarter to steal a 53-50 road win in a Class 2A Southeast Sub-Regional.
Central Coosa used a big run in the third quarter coupled with a huge scoring night from Noel Jones and Dequalon Thomas to pull away from the Thorsby Rebels to earn a 69-57 win to take the Class 2A Area 8 title Thursday night.