The Indians nearly gave away a victory to visiting Mitchell County Eagles on Saturday, but Albany eventually held off Mitchell for a 49-48 win in both teams’ first games back since Christmas break.
While the Dougherty girls got an easy win early Friday against Cairo, the Dougherty boys team came up short in overtime, 56-54.
The Knights jump ahead early on Glenwood (Ala.) Academy and win their season opener, 78-58. (ADDS: Deerfield-Windsor girls lose in home opener)
The Patriots will host Stockbridge next Friday
Westover running back and Herald Dynamite Dozen selection Shannon Saunders rushes for two TDs to lead the Patriots past Liberty County, 27-7.
After a bizarre first quarter that included three turnovers in less than two minutes, the Herald No. 1 Trojans put their foot on the gas and never let off, coasting to a 55-0 victory thanks to a 27-point outburst in the second quarter.
Ohio State commit Stephen Collier has one of his best games of his career at Lee County and guides the Herald No. 1 Trojans to a huge Region 1-AAAAA win against defending region champion Harris County.
In a rematch of last year's GISA Class AA state title game, Valwood comes on top again against Westwood with a 28-7 win.
The Westover Cross Country Invitational, in its 11th year at Robert Cross Middle School and 32nd year overall, welcomed 37 schools and hundreds of runners to the Good Life City on Saturday.
Mitchell County fell behind early in Friday night’s game but stormed back for a 22-point win against the Red Devils.
The Herald No. 1 Trojans fall behind early to Dodge County but bounce back for a 28-14 win.