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West Alabama High School Football: Playoffs Round 1 Preview
Now that the regular season has concluded, excitement is buzzing in the Druid City in preparation for the Super 7 State Championships that will take place at the beginning of December in Bryant-Denny Stadium. In a season that has seen unlikely upsets, high-scoring shootouts, and many forfeits due to…
West Alabama High School Football: Week 11 Preview
Now that region play is over, many teams across west Alabama are preparing for the first round of the playoffs. With that being said, the final week of the regular season stands in the way. From games that can determine a 10-0 perfect season to an intense cross-county rivalry, these games might not …
West Alabama High School Football: Week 8 Preview
With Hillcrest’s huge win over Northridge last week, the doors of Region 4 of 6A were opened wide for an arms race involving almost all of the teams in the region. Now that we’re in October with only four weeks of the regular season left, its “put up or shut up” time for …
West Alabama High School Football: Week 7 Preview
After several teams took the week off last week to prepare for the second half of the schedule, most of Tuscaloosa county is back and ready for more area play. Three different 6A Region 4 matchups might be the difference makers for teams to make a playoff run. In addition, several surprise teams hav…
Brookwood Enters Region Play Shorthanded
On Friday night the Brookwood Panthers, (0-2, 0-0) are schedule to travel across town to play the Hillcrest Patriots (2-0, 0-0) to open 6A Region 4 play. The Panthers will do so without several players and its head coach Mike Bramblett due to COVID-19 health and safety procedures.
Hillcrest Hammers Homewood
Both teams started quickly, exchanging opening possession touchdowns. Hillcrest with a 56-yard touchdown pass from Ethan Crawford to J'Quon Sturdivant and Homewood with a Sam Carr 8-yard run. However Hillcrest's ability for explosive plays ultimately propelled them ahead of the home side a…