Briarwood Christian hires new football coach

Forester ‘key component’ to Lions’ success for over a decade By Gary Lloyd BIRMINGHAM – I should not be able to write this story. I have covered Briarwood Christian School athletics on a freelance basis the last three years, and I have only spoken to new head football coach Matthew Forester in passing. It has … Continue reading Briarwood Christian hires new football coach

Pinson Valley QB Nix approaching state record

By Gary Lloyd MONTGOMERY – Pinson Valley senior quarterback Bo Nix could break an Alabama High School Athletic Association record this Friday. Nix, an Auburn commitment, has accumulated 11,413 yards in his career between Scottsboro and Pinson Valley, which ranks second all-time behind Williamson’s JaMarcus Russell, who totaled 11,738 total yards from 1999-2002. Russell later … Continue reading Pinson Valley QB Nix approaching state record

Briarwood DE Cole Garner registers record 3 safeties in win over Fairfield

MONTGOMERY – It’s a safe notion everyone watching Briarwood Christian’s 26-0 Class 5A, Region 4 victory over Fairfield last week witnessed something they had never seen before. That’s because the Lions’ junior defensive end Cole Garner did something that most likely has never been done in a football game. Garner sacked the Tigers in their … Continue reading Briarwood DE Cole Garner registers record 3 safeties in win over Fairfield

Alabama roster for AL-MS Classic released

MONTGOMERY – The stars will descend on the capital Dec. 17. Senior quarterbacks Taulia Tagovailoa of Thompson High School and Bo Nix of Pinson Valley headline the 2018 40-player All-Star roster for Alabama for the upcoming 32th annual Alabama-Mississippi Classic set to be played at Cramton Bowl on Monday, Dec. 17 at 6:30 p.m. The … Continue reading Alabama roster for AL-MS Classic released