The Vet: So much rich Mississippi history

Mississippi Memorial StadiumMississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium has a long, rich history of college football. The stadium has hosted home games for Ole Miss, Mississippi State and Jackson State over the years. Also, some key SWAC games were played, especially in the days of Mississippi Valley State’s Willie Toten and Jerry Rice, Alcorn State’s Steve McNair and Jackson State’s Walter Payton.

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2018 AHSAA Quarterfinal Pairings

Super 7 LogoHere are the 2018 Alabama High School Athletic Association state playoff quarterfinal pairings. All games will be played on Friday, Nov. 24. The Class 7A playoffs are in the semifinal round, with the winners advancing to the 2018 Super Seven at Auburn’s Jordan-Hare Stadium on Wednesday, Dec. 5. Continue reading “2018 AHSAA Quarterfinal Pairings”

AHSAA First-Round Playoff Scores

Super 7 LogoHere are the scores from the first round of the 2018 Alabama High School Athletic Association football playoffs. One game still remains to be played.

Oakman plays at Pike County HS on Monday. The game was postponed on Friday due to a pregame incident that injured several Oakman players. Continue reading “AHSAA First-Round Playoff Scores”

Mayfield and Mohomes set for NFL Showdown

Texas TechThe Cleveland Browns and Kansas City Chiefs will meet on Sunday in the National Football League. The game will feature two former Big 12 gunslingers.

Two years ago, Oklahoma and Baker Mayfield and Texas Tech and Patrick Mahomes staged an epic battle at Jones AT&T Stadium. The Sooners won 66-59 in game that set dozens of NCAA, Big 12 and school records. Continue reading “Mayfield and Mohomes set for NFL Showdown”

AHSAA Playoff Pairings

ahsaaMONTGOMERY – All of the seven the defending state football champions and 15 unbeaten teams advanced to the first round of the 2018 Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) State Football Playoffs. First-round games are scheduled for Nov. 9 with two games set for Thursday, Nov. 8.

The first round of the playoffs was officially set Saturday morning at the AHSAA Coaches’ Playoff Meeting. While all seven champions from 2017 are in the field, only four will be competing in the same classification: Class 7A Hoover (7-3), Class 6A Pinson Valley (8-1), Class 4A UMS-Wright (9-0) and Class 1A Sweet Water (6-4)). All schools were re-classified for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 school years with St. Paul’s Episcopal (7-3) moving from 5A to 6A, Class 3A Hillcrest-Evergreen (6-4) climbing to 4A and Class 2A Lanett (8-1) dropping to 1A. Continue reading “AHSAA Playoff Pairings”