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With an award like a national championship under its belt, it’s no surprise Southern Prep’s football team has been in the spotlight since the end of the 2019 season. That continued earlier this month when six Fighting Rangers were selected to the NFSA 8-Man All-American All-Star game.
Matched up against the Freedom Cowboys, Southern Prep’s football team thought it might be in for a rough night Monday evening at the National High School Association of 8-Man Football’s Division II National Championship in Panama City, Florida.
Southern Prep’s football team knew it was going to get tougher last Friday night, and it wasn’t disappointed. It went toe-to-toe with Lighthouse Home School but the Warriors ultimately took the lead with 1:14 remaining and held on for a 38-35 victory.
Having Covington Academy and Camp Jewell House as their first two opponents on the football field, the Southern Prep Fighting Rangers knew they should be in good shape. Covington is just in its second year of having a football program, while Camp Jewell is in Year 1.
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Editor’s note: In celebration of Christmas, we asked area sports representatives to share their favorite memories from past holiday seasons. Below are some of their responses.
The Lightning struck Ranger Stadium Friday night as Lyman Ward lost its final home game of the season to Alabaster-based Evangel Christian home school, 36-6.
Lyman Ward’s final road game of the season ended in disappointment Friday as the Rangers lost 48-26 to Ezekiel at Capital Heights Middle School football stadium in Montgomery.
During Friday’s halftime activities of Lyman Ward’s football game, the 50th anniversary of the Class of 1966 Rangers was celebrated. The football team had a season record of 8-1 (losing only to Eclectic High), a school record that stands today. The team boasted 33 members and 11 alternates. …
As the clock wound down on Lyman Ward’s homecoming game against Meridian, Miss.-based Russell Christian, emotions ran high and tempers flared in the contest that ended with the Rangers losing to the Warriors 46-22.
Tonight Benjamin Russell heads to ASWA No. 5 ranked Opelika in hopes of earning its third consecutive win this season in a pivotal region contest.
With last week’s homecoming game loss to Munford, the Dadeville Tigers go into their third home game of the season with a 2016 record of 1-2 overall and 0-1 for the region.