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AHSAA football previews: Top teams in 1A look to rebuild for playoff run

This is the first in an eight-part series previewing the 2022 high school football season, focusing on teams and players across our coverage area in central Alabama. There will be a preview for each classification which includes teams, players and games to watch before we release the first ABC 33/40 Power Rankings of the year and the staff’s preseason picks for the Super 7 on Aug. 17.
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Franklin County Times

PCHS, RBHS receive recognition at state FFA convention

High school students from Phil Campbell and Red Bay took part in the Alabama State FFA Convention June 7-10, joining fellow students from across the state to compete, receive awards, hear from guest speakers and tour sites like the Auburn University meat lab, beef unit and poultry technology center and local farming operations.

Schools take a look at safety measures

HAMILTON — Marion County Superintendent of Education Ann West met with Marion County Sheriff Kevin Williams as well as police chiefs from every municipality in the county to discuss safety and security in schools for the future. In attendance were West, Winfield City Schools Superintendent Randy Thomley, Williams, Bear...

In the Trenches: Smithville Seminoles

SMITHVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - This team, on paper, had a great season. The season included eight wins and a playoff appearance, but three losses against top 1A talent didn’t go great. The Seminoles are trying to change that in 2022. WTVA sports reporter Matt St. Jean caught the team...

New road and bridge will help clear gridlock at Mooreville Elementary

MOOREVILLE, MISS. (WCBI) – Parents who take their kids to one Lee County Elementary School should notice smoother traffic flow when school starts back. The ribbon cutting officially opening the road and bridge to Mooreville Elementary caps months of work and years of planning and discussion, as the area has grown.

Caledonia High School seniors decorate parking spots

CALEDONIA, Miss. (WCBI) – Some seniors were cheering up their parking lot. Caledonia High School’s upcoming senior class were able to go and paint their designated parking spots on Monday. Each spot is painted by the senior that occupies it during the school year with things that represent...

In The Trenches: Mooreville Troopers

MOOREVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) -- Over the past two seasons, this team was definitely not shy airing the ball out, but their star quarterback graduated, so they'll need a new leader to step up to run their air raid offense. "Feels like a good amount of responsibility," Sophomore quarterback Brody Thompson...

HSFT Stop #29: Aberdeen

ABERDEEN (Miss.)- Alex Williams is entering his fourth season as Aberdeen’s head football coach. This year his team has 16 returning seniors, eight of which were three-year starters. “It’s a blessing and a curse. Blessing this year and a curse next year when they are all gone and we...