ARCOLA — Hunter Sims will be needed on both sides of the ball when the Deer Creek School football season begins next month. But, it is on the defensive side where Hunter hopes to make his major mark.
LELAND — Coach Ricardo Tigler is coming home for all the right reasons.
Tigler was recently announced as the head football coach of Leland High School.
AVON — Dawson Graham, 17, and Carson Graham, 14, are separated by three years of age, but you could never tell given how much time they spend together.
Four days after his father died, Daric Campbell Jr. sat in the office at O’Bannon High School and waited to meet his new football coach.
Football has always been important to Daric, 16, and these days it is more important than ever.
Brittain Virden is a well-rounded, All-American red-headed kid.
He’s a good student. He is an Eagle Scout. He is a state championship tennis player, and this summer he is learning the value of a dollar by working on a farm.
But, it is not until the conversation turns to football that you see Brittain’s eyes truly light up.
AVON — Johnny Bley has spent his career teaching young athletes how to play sports.
New Washington School football coach Greg Wallace believes the sky is the limit for quarterback Caleb Janous.
HOLLANDALE — At Simmons High School, the standard is high. And, Stemarion Edwards would not have it any other way.
Despite losing nine starters on offense and nine starters on defense last season, the Blue Devils still expect to compete at the state’s highest level when their season begins on Aug. 23 against Amanda Elzy.
Mike Palasini spends his regular working days on the fields of his Leland family farm.
But, on weekend nights, Palasini changes his farmer’s hat for a race car helmet.