The Tuscaloosa Academy Knights (4-4, 4-0) defeated the Morgan Academy Senators (4-4, 2-2) on homecoming 17-7 to win the AISA 3A Region 2. The Knights defense held strong throughout the evening only allowing one touchdown and holding the Senators to just 1-for-6 on fourth down.
In Friday night's matchup of AISA AAA Region 2 rivals, the Tuscaloosa Academy Knights hosted the Clarke Prep Gators. With heavy hearts, the Knights came out firing out on all cylinders.Fuller Goldsmith, a student at Tuscaloosa Academy, passed a few days before the game and memorialized by the Tuscaloosa Academy faithful before and after the game.
The Tuscaloosa Academy Knights defeated the Clarke Prep Gators in a home game to stay on top of its region. While the Knights' community celebrated the 42-14 victory the evening was about so much more. Tuscaloosa Academy carried out several memorial gestures to celebrate and remember the life of Fuller Goldsmith.
Alabama Crimson Tide redshirt senior Joshua Lanier has decided to enter the transfer portal according to BamaOnline's Charlie Potter. Lanier, a Tuscaloosa native and Tuscaloosa Academy graduate, played in seven games last season. All of Lanier's work has come on special teams, he did not see the field in 2019.
Tuscaloosa Academy head basketball coach Barry Sanderson is putting on his traditional summer basketball camp this summer. The camp will have two sessions this summer, one in June and one in July and is available for those as young as 6-years old and as old as rising juniors in high school.
Tuscaloosa Academy struggled to find success this season under first-year head coach Todd Bradford but one player still managed to shine in a difficult season. The Knights only won one game in this season complicated by COVID-19 but first-year player, Bo Abston, was able to draw enough attention to be named to the AISA All-Star Game. Abston played well enough in the game to be named AISA West All Stars’ Most Valuable Offensive Back.
The Tuscaloosa Academy Knights held a double header on Tuesday night in which both the boys and the girls teams took on the Heritage Patriots. The Knights won both games against the Patriots, the varsity girls set the tone for the evening with a 42-36 victory and the varsity boys were successful, winning 60-43.