The AHSAA released its new high school football regions for the 2020-21 seasons just before Christmas, sending coaches into the mode of frantically trying to complete their 2020-21 schedules.
The coaches at the five football-playing schools in the Jackson County Schools System have put together an All-Jackson County Team for the 2019 season.
Two schools in Jackson County will play in different classifications during the next two school years.
The Scottsboro football team enjoyed a resurgent season in 2019, winning nine games — the second-most wins in an SHS season in the past 15 years — finishing second in region play and advancing to the second round of the Class 5A playoffs.
Head coach Keith Kirby has stressed to his North Sand Mountain football team this week about the opportunity that is in front of them.
HIGDON — As chants of “Roll Herd” rained down from the North Sand Mountain stands, ice water rained down on NSM head coach Keith Kirby’s back.
Scottsboro head coach Don Jacobs is certain there were more than a few “what nows” after his team suffered a lopsided season-opening loss at Fort Payne.
North Sand Mountain head football coach Keith Kirby is glad his team’s first-round playoff game at Addison doesn’t include a pick-up basketball game at halftime.
SCOTTSBORO — Another special defensive performance, a clutch special teams play and just enough offense let Scottsboro close out a special regular season on a winning note.
PISGAH — TIn an old-fashioned Jackson County rivalry game that featured ejections, a muddy field and hard play from both teams, North Sand Mountain took down Pisgah 49-18.
Pisgah's (from left) Caiden Hawkins, Steven Wheeler and Rhyan Barrett tackle Plainview's Ben McCurdy (8) during Pisgah's rainy 12-8 Class 3A Region 7 victory Friday night. The win put Pisgah in a three-way tie with Plainview and New Hope for the region's final playoff berth.
Region play for all six Jackson County teams end this week with Scottsboro hosting Brewer in Class 5A Region 8, North Jackson hosting Randolph in 4A Region 7, Pisgah hosting Plainview in 3A Region 7, North Sand Mountain hosting Section in 2A Region 8 and Woodville visiting Decatur Heritage i…
SECTION — Section head football coach Chris Hammon is a defensive guy at heart, so the point total — or lack thereof — under the visitor spot on the scoreboard made him smile.
TRINITY — The North Jackson Chiefs lost another close game after it led late in the game. The Chiefs led the Rebels 40-37 at the beginning of the fourth quarter but could not hold on and lost by a score of 51-46.
SYLVANIA — The Sylvania Rams jumped out to an early lead Friday night against the Pisgah Eagles in a Class 3A Region 7 matchup and never looked back.