Football

  Red Devils overwhelm Thompson to take state football championship

The No. 1 Central Red Devils came out of the gate fast and never let up to beat the No. 2 Thompson Warriors 52-7 to claim the AHSAA Class 7A football championship on Wednesday night at Jordan-Hare Stadium.
Central High School Red Devils win state championship
  Sports Overtime: Week 15
  Sports Overtime: Week 14
  Sports Overtime: Week 13
  Sports Overtime: Week 12

  Sports Overtime: Week 11

It’s week 11 of Sports Overtime. This week’s ‘Game of the Week is Auburn vs. Central.

Sports Overtime Game of the Week: Auburn at Central

At the beginning of the prep football season, this matchup was penciled in as the best game of the year -- that is, if both teams ran the table.

Sports Overtime: Week 10

It’s week 10 for Sports Overtime. This week’s ‘Game of the Week is Hardaway vs. Columbus.

Sports Overtime: Week 9

It’s week nine for Sports Overtime and this week’s “Game of the Week” s Beulah vs. St. James.

Sports OT Game of the Week: Beulah challenges St. James, top team in region

Beulah's off to its best start in 23 years, and this week they have a chance to knock off the top team in the region.

SPORTS OVERTIME: Week 8

Sports Overtime week 8 underway

Brothers live out mom’s dream at Columbus High

Brothers live out mom’s dream at Columbus High

SPORTS OVERTIME: Week 6

Sports Overtime: Week 6

Week 6 Game of the Week: Carver vs. Columbus

The game of the week for Sports Overtime Week 6 is Carver versus vs. Columbus.

Sports Overtime: Week 5

Callaway at Troup is News Leader 9's Sports Overtime Game of the Week.

Callaway at Troup: Sports Overtime Game of the Week

They're two teams with legit state title dreams that have rolled thru the first three games on their schedules with blowout wins -- and now they collide in the home stadium they share.

Sports Overtime: Week 3

It's week three for News Leader 9's Sports Overtime!

  All-Access: Opelika Bulldogs

Opelika's new head coach isn't new at all. Erik Speakman takes over the program after 18 years as an assistant with the Bulldogs.

SPORTS OVERTIME: Week 14

It's the weekend, and that means it's time for some high school football! We'll have the final scores for the football games posted here on Friday night.

SPORTS OVERTIME: Week 13

It's the weekend, and that means it's time for some high school football! We'll have the final scores for the football games posted here on Friday night.

SPORTS OVERTIME: Week 12

It's the weekend, and that means it's time for some high school football! We'll have the final scores for the football games posted here on Friday night.

SPORTS OVERTIME: Week 11

It's the weekend, and that means it's time for some high school football! We'll have the final scores for the football games posted here on Friday night.

SPORTS OVERTIME: Week 10

It's the weekend, and that means it's time for some high school football! We'll have the final scores for the football games posted here on Friday night.

SPORTS OVERTIME: Week 9

It's the weekend, and that means it's time for some high school football! We'll have the final scores for the football games posted here on Friday night.

SPORTS OVERTIME: Week 8

It's the weekend, and that means it's time for some high school football! We'll have the final scores for the football games posted here on Friday night.

SPORTS OVERTIME: Week 7

It's the weekend, and that means it's time for some high school football! We'll have the final scores for the football games posted here on Friday night.

SPORTS OVERTIME: Week 6

It's the weekend, and that means it's time for some high school football! We'll have the final scores for the football games posted here on Friday night.