Posts tagged as: Football

Autaugaville and Marbury football coaches chosen

Autaugaville and Marbury football coaches chosen

Prattville – Two area football coaching positions were filled during Thursday night’s Autauga County Board of Education meeting. Antonio Richards and James Strickland were chosen to coach and head up their respective athletic programs at Autaugaville and Marbury high schools. Richards, offensive coach at Prattville High School for the last four years, will be transferring […]

Prattville hosts Roman Harper Day on February 27

Prattville hosts Roman Harper Day on February 27

Prattville – Prattville Mayor Jim Byard Jr. is proud to announce “Roman Harper Day” on Saturday, February 27 in the city. A Prattville native, Harper doubled as quarterback and free safety for Prattville High School, was a three-year starter at the University of Alabama, and got drafted in the second round of the 2006 NFL. […]

Throngs of fans brave weather to buy Bama championship gear late Thursday night

Throngs of fans brave weather to buy Bama championship gear late Thursday night

Prattville – The bitter cold weather and icy road conditions did not deter hundreds of the Bama faithful who rushed to be first in line at the Prattville Academy Sports & Outdoors store to purchase commemorative merchandise after the game Thursday night. The Alabama Crimson Tide won their 13th National Title by defeating the Texas […]

LPGA star Natalie Gulbis tosses game coin as the Lions roar

LPGA star Natalie Gulbis tosses game coin as the Lions roar

Prattville – LPGA golfer Natalie Gulbis tossed the game coin as the Prattville Lions cruised to an easy 52-0 homecoming victory over a clearly overmatched Jeff Davis team. The number two ranked Lions (4-2) pounced early on the Vols, not letting up until 52 points were scored. Lions quarterback and LSU commitment Sam Gibson ran […]

Bryant-Denny expansion begins

Bryant-Denny expansion begins

Construction is underway on the next phase of the expansion project at Bryant-Denny Stadium and will continue through the 2009 football season. Final approval was given in February to begin the $80.6 million project on the south end zone that will raise its capacity to more than 101,000 seats. After its completion, the south end […]

Football played at Pratt Park in the past

Football played at Pratt Park in the past

Prattville – Back in 1947, eleven years before the city of Prattville purchased Pratt Park as part of the grounds for Washington Junior High School, football was played there. In my mind, I can only imagine how the quarterbacks and running backs must’ve zigzagged to avoid the many ducks who currently reside there. Possibly the […]

Three-peat for the Lions

Three-peat for the Lions

Prattville – The streets of downtown Prattville were inundated with fans Saturday night welcoming their team home after a hard fought victory in Birmingham. The Prattville Lions won their third consecutive 6A State Championship, beating Hoover 16-13. Toilet paper was strewn throughout the W. Main street area leaving a winter-like appearance in its wake. Mayor […]

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