With a new season comes new challenges.
Especially with the coronavirus pandemic and people being stuck indoors and away from their families and friends for so long, mental health has been something that’s more and more talked about over the course of the last several months.
Although region games are what determines playoff futures and standings, it’s some of the non-region games that really stick out for the Dadeville Tigers this year. After having an open week the first week of the season, Dadeville will start out with a longstanding rivalry.
Around Alabama, football seems to be the main focus during the summer. Fans are excited to see what their favorite teams are going to bring to the gridiron, and most coaches will say games are really won during the offseason.
Being well known across the state is an accomplishment in and of itself. But throughout this week in history, locals were making names for themselves on national and even international levels.
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Every football coach treats summer a little differently. Some want to focus solely on their squads while others like to get out there and test the waters with 7-on-7s and OTAs.
While there have been so many questions surrounding how football will get played this season and when practice and workouts can begin, teams on the gridiron aren’t the only ones facing the unknowns.
The entire AHSAA staff has been hard at work coming up with contingency plans for what high school sports will look like in Alabama moving forward in wake of the coronavirus pandemic. While there is still a bit of waiting game, officials are getting closer to making some set plans.
Finding a way to win is something a team always strives for. Whether it’s up by 10 or down by 10, a team never wants to lose that competitive edge.
Just two short years ago, Benjamin Russell football coach Kevin Smith was getting his first look at his new team in an intrasquad scrimmage back in 2018. Since then, Smith has become a staple at the helm of the Wildcats, and he isn’t the only first-year head coach who got a taste of success …
In a new reclassification cycle, a shakeup is always expected and that was certainly the case for local teams this year. Previously it had been announced Reeltown will be making a jump to Class 3A, changing things up quite drastically, and that continued as the AHSAA recently announced its s…
Every football team across the state of Alabama — and even beyond — is struggling with how to make things work during the coronavirus pandemic. Questions still remain about when coaches will be allowed to work with their players in person and what that will actually look like when they can. …
When most people think about Kyle Caldwell, they think of the career he had at Dadeville as a successful three-sport athlete. Or they might think about the record-breaking stats he had at the University of West Alabama on the football field.
The best part about the typical spring sports season is there’s so much to go around. Youth teams are usually starting up while high school and college squads are gearing up for potential playoff runs. Plus, spring football is in full swing, so there’s plenty of sports to choose from.
In a room in Tuscaloosa on Friday night, the Jennings family waited with bated breath. It seemed certain the call they were all waiting for was going to happen but it was impossible to predict when.
Given the current situation of the coronavirus pandemic, there’s a lot of uncertainty swirling around what’s going to happen to the high school football season.
After several months of anticipation, Roger McDonald has officially been named the head football coach and athletic director at Dadeville, effective June 1.
Another local's dreams have come true as Dadeville graduate Anfernee Jennings is going to the NFL. He was selected 87th overall by the New England Patriots on Friday in the 2020 NFL Draft.
Dreams came true for several locals during this week in history as many area football players were selected by NFL teams during the draft.
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.