Central-Phenix City’s Junior Class Leads Team to Flag Football Championship with Perfect Season
The Central-Phenix City Red Devils made history by winning their first flag football championship and completing a perfect, undefeated season. Led by a talented junior class, the team shut out Vestavia Hills 25-0 to win the Class 6A-7A championship game. This victory marks only the second girls varsity state championship in the school's history. The team's growth and preparation played a crucial role in their success, with players like Natalyn Lumpkin leading the charge and junior Gerritt Griggs making impressive interceptions. The defense has been exceptional, giving up only six points since October 1. This win at Bryant-Denny Stadium exemplifies the team's dedication and hard work in the early days of the sport.
Central Phenix City beats Thompson: Live score, updates from Alabama 7A football state championship
Thompson knocked off Central Phenix City in the 2021 state championship but the two will have the chance to run it back this week when they face off again in the AHSAA Class 7A state title game. Thompson (11-1) is looking for its fifth-straight Class 7A Championship under coach Mark Freeman, who is ...
Alabama High School Football: How to Stream the Central-Phenix City High School vs. Thompson High School Game - December 6
Central-Phenix City High School plays at Thompson High School on Wednesday, December 6 at 7:00 PM CT, in 7A action. Follow high school football this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Central-Phenix vs. Thompson Game Information. Game Day: Wednesday, December...
River Dragons upend Sea Wolves, 6-4
COLUMBUS, GA – The Columbus River Dragons received a pair of goals from three veteran players and came from behind to top the Mississippi Sea Wolves 6-4 on Friday night. Justin MacDonald scored twice in the first period to get the River Dragons rolling, but the Sea Wolves fought back in the second and after 40 minutes the game was tied at 3-3.
New Auburn commit Cam Coleman may be the ‘freakiest’ of an impressive 2024 WR class
Thompson coach Mark Freeman knew all about Central-Phenix City wide receiver Cam Coleman entering Wednesday’s Class 7A state title game. “He’s an elite player,” Freeman said. “You have to tackle him. It’s not like tackling an ordinary guy.”. Coleman, the top prospect on AL.com’s revamped...
Lyles leads impressive young group in 7A title game
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama—On a night when Central-Phenix City uncharacteristically turned the ball over and made mistake after mistake, it was the defense for the Red Devils along with an MVP performance from Auburn commitment Cam Coleman that saved the night in a 21-19 victory over Thompson to win the third state title in school history. One of the guys that led the charge was sophomore pass rusher Tristan Lyles.
Hugh Freeze highlights 16th SportsVisions Football Luncheon
COLUMBUS (WRBL) – Wednesday afternoon, the best middle and high school football players gathered at the St. Luke Ministry Center in Columbus for the 16th SportsVisions Football Awards Luncheon. Area flag football teams were also honored during the festivities. Auburn Head Football Coach Hugh Freeze was the speaker for this year’s ceremony. You can watch […]
Carver Classic: Are You Ready for an Electrifying Weekend of Basketball?
Ladies and Gentlemen, get ready to witness a thrilling weekend of basketball at the Carver Classic! This is not just another tournament; it's a showcase of talent, skill, and sportsmanship from four of the Carver schools.
Columbus, WACO Take Center Stage In KCII Area Game Of The Week
The Columbus gym will house an additional shade of blue tonight, as the Wildcats welcome WACO for a boy/girl basketball doubleheader in the KCII Area Game of the Week. Columbus girls basketball enters the contest 4-1, atop the Southeast Iowa Superconference North. The Wildcats preserved their perfect conference record Tuesday, beating Pekin 49-35. A 24-point third quarter propelled Columbus past the Panthers, as juniors Ariana Vergara and Lily Coil combined for 31 points in the win. With no seniors on the roster, Madeleine Howell, Frannie Sosa, and Aracely Garza round out a strong junior class for the Wildcats. Together, they’ve helped lead the team to four wins already, a total that Columbus had achieved just twice since 2017. The Wildcats average 48 points per game and allow just over 37, to go with more than 39 rebounds, 12 assists, and 15 steals per contest.
Why Heisman finalist Bo Nix is back at Bryant Denny Stadium for AHSAA Super 7
TUSCALOOSA — A familiar face was on the sideline before the Class 7A AHSAA Super 7 state championship game Wednesday at Bryant Denny Stadium. Heisman Trophy finalist and former Auburn quarterback Bo Nix, now of Oregon, was on the sideline for Central-Phenix City's matchup with Thompson. Nix's father, Patrick ,is the Red Devils' coach. Nix played high school football at Pinson Valley, where he accounted for more than 12,000 yards and 161 touchdowns. He was the state's Mr. Football award winner in 2018.
WRBL to air 30-minute special tonight on Army-Navy game
A list of stories aired in our special can be found at the bottom of this article. COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) — Saturday afternoon Army and Navy will play football for the 124th time. This year Army will be wearing uniforms honoring the 3rd Infantry Division. That hits close to home for some old soldiers in […]
Win or lose Alabama title game, why this is a great week for Central coach Patrick Nix
Here’s how to watch the Red Devils play for the Alabama High School Athletic Association Class 7A football championship.
Columbus High Takes Second Place in NSAA Class A Unified Bowling Championship
The Columbus High unified bowling team secured the runner-up trophy at the NSAA Class A Unified Bowling Championship, after facing tough competition and narrowly missing out on retaining their state title. Despite falling short, the team displayed resilience and sportsmanship while aiming to have a good time throughout the tournament.
Lakeview Boys Victorious in Season Opener, Columbus High Dominates with Double Win, Lakeview and Columbus High Girls Face Tough Start
The Lakeview bowling team started its newest season with a dual against Waverly, with the boys winning 16-5 and the girls losing 21-0. Daniel Borgman led the Lakeview boys' team with 433 through the two individual games. Why It Matters. This article highlights the start of the bowling season for...
WBRC Sideline Announces Coverage of Super 7 High School Football Playoffs
• The Super 7 high school football playoffs will begin on Wednesday, Dec. 6. • WBRC Sideline will be covering the games. • The schedule for the 2023-2024 season includes matchups between Thompson and Central Phenix City, Mobile Christian and Madison Academy, Coosa Christian and Leroy, Gulf Shores and Ramsay, Montgomery Catholic and Cherokee County, Fyffe and Reeltown, and Saraland and Clay Chalkville.
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Auburn remains determined to flip KJ Bolden from Florida State
Last week, wide receivers coach Marcus Davis visited Central High School in Phenix City to have a chat with five-star wide receiver Cam Coleman. The meeting went well, as Coleman flipped his commitment from Texas A&M to Auburn. After the flip, it appears as if Hugh Freeze and his staff...
Columbus Brookstone carves slim margin over Columbus Jordan
Columbus Brookstone posted a narrow 68-60 win over Columbus Jordan in Georgia boys basketball action on Dec. 5.
Pair of Columbus boxers fight for National Championships
Columbus, Ga – Several incredible athletes call the Chattahoochee Valley home. From State Champions all the way up to Super Bowl Champions come from this area. In the first weekend of December, a pair of young boxers from Columbus will try to become National Champions.18-year old Mariah Jones, and 12-year old Kayla Wright will be […]
Professional Sports Agent Breaks Down NIL for Columbus Students, Parents
In October, the Georgia High School Athletic Association approved for student athletes to be paid for their name, image, and likeness or NIL. The change created questions for athletes and even their parents - like how they can get sponsorships while avoiding legal trouble or how to balance school.