48 Blitz

  High schools forfeit games due to COVID-19

Ider High School cancels 2 games due to COVID-19

  Jets Prepare for Black Bears of Austin Friday

  Patriots ready for rivals James Clemens

48 Blitz: Week 1 high school football scores & Saturday schedules

48 Blitz: Week 0 football scores and highlights

Continued Coverage

  Madison County Tigers kick off football season with new safety measures

Guntersville starts season 1-0 following East Limestone COVID-19 forfeit

  Mustangs Aim for Deep Run in Class 4A

  Albertville Aggies make jump to Class 7A

SEC releases medical protocols for fall sports

AHSAA in need of football officials as season inches closer

  Fyffe aims for another state title in Class 3A

Fyffe makes move to Class 3A

  Red Bay aims for special ‘21 season

Red Bay aims for special 2020 season

  Raiders era begins under Lloyd

New head coach at Randolph School

  9 north Alabama teams make ASWA preseason poll

ASWA top 10 peseason polls released

  Falcons poised for big season in Class 7A

  Deshler aims for big 2020 season

  Mars Hill ready for jump to Class 2A

  Tigers make the move to Class 4A

  Boaz football team helps out teammate with bike donation

AHSAA discusses return to play best practices released Wednesday

Danville high school football coach tests positive for Covid-19

High school football workouts have been put on hold at Danville high school following a positive Covid-19 test from head football coach Shannon McGregory.

  Area high school football teams battle threat of COVID-19

High schools deal with threat of COVID-19 during voluntary workouts

  Lexington High School student-athlete test negative for COVID-19

Lexington High School football athlete test negative for COVID-19.

  Area high schools continue voluntary workouts amidst pandemic

High School athletes deal with COVID-19 pandemic

  Area athletes train on Vertimax

North Alabama trainer helps athletes improve performance

  Muhammad ready to compete at Georgia State

Muhammad ready to compete at Georgia State

  Helmet splash shield helps prevent spread of COVID-19

From practices to now equipment, COVID-19 has changed the look of football for this Fall.

  Area high schools return to conditioning programs during pandemic

High School football players adjust to new normal during pandemic

  Florence’s Dee Beckwith signs with Tennessee Volunteers

Florence quarterback/wide receiver Dee Beckwith chose to continue his football career at the University of Tennessee.

  Bob Jones head coach leaving for Lincoln County

Kevin Rose is leaving Bob Jones High School to coach at Lincoln County High School.

  North Alabama student athletes sign on early signing day

North Alabama had its share of young athletes signing on the dotted line.

2020 brings new AHSAA school classifications

The Alabama High School Athletic Association, or AHSAA, is reclassifying some schools for the upcoming 2020-21 and 2021-22 school years.

  Fyffe dominates Reeltown to retain 2A title

The Fyffe Red Devils beat the Reeltown Rebels in the 2A title game.

  Mars Hill falls in 1A state title game

Mars Hill worked hard to retain their 1A title from last year. They started strong but ultimately fell to Lanett in the second half.

  2 north Alabama teams heading to AHSAA championships

Fyffe and Mars Hill will play for state titles in Auburn.

  Hartselle High School head football coach resigns

Hartselle High School’s head football coach, Bo Culver, resigned after going 4-7 in his only season at the school.

High school football 3rd round playoff scores & highlights

WAFF 48 is your source for high school football scores and highlights across the Tennessee Valley.

North Alabama high school football 3rd round playoff pairings

10 teams from north Alabama are advancing to the third round of the high football post season.

North Alabama high school football 2nd round playoff pairings

21 teams from north Alabama are advancing to the 2nd round of the high football post season.

VOTE NOW: 48 Fever Play of the Year

Each week students and fans voted between three nominees to select our Play of the Week. Now, all the weekly winners will have a chance to become Play of the Year.

  Grant High School football players attend funeral for teammate Eli Spray

A high school football team played the role of pallbearers in Marshall County at their funeral of their friend and teammate Eli Spray.

  Fayetteville football team loses appeal, will not compete in playoffs

The Fayetteville High School football team, which finished the season with a perfect 10-0 record, will not be allowed to compete in the state playoffs.

  DAR football player killed in vehicle crash

DAR High School is mourning Eli Spray.

  2019 Alabama state volleyball tournament pairings

More than a dozen high school volleyball teams from the Tennessee Valley will be competing chance to win a state title in Birmingham.

  Hazel Green hosts pink football game to honor cancer fighters

Hazel Green hosts pink football game to honor cancer fighters

  Muscle Shoals High School names interim head baseball coach

Muscle Shoals High School has named Paul Ellis as the baseball team's interim head coach.

  AHSAA approves play clock moving to 40 seconds this season

The AHSAA has ruled in favor of a 40-second clock instead of a 25-second play clock.

Get ready for high school football season with 100 Yard Dash previews

WAFF 48 News is traveling around north Alabama to walk the length of a high school football field with head coaches.

  Athens coach shows his team how to make ‘manly’ Mother’s Day gifts

Coach Steve Carter wanted to do something special for Mother’s Day. Carter is known to be a handyman and jack of all trades, so he taught them how to make their mothers jewelry.

  Athens football coach’s tire-changing lesson goes viral

Mondays are called “Manly Mondays” at Athens High School. The football team has their workouts then gets some real world lessons from head football coach Cody Gross.

  Hartselle’s highest-winning head coach takes over at Madison Academy

Bob Godsey, the highest-winning coach in Hartselle High School history, will become the head coach at Madison Academy.

  Hazel Green Trojans get new head coach

Joel Schrenk has been named the new head coach at Hazel Green High School.

Hazel Green football coach leaving for Dothan job

Hazel Green High School head football coach Smitty Grider is leaving north Alabama for a job in Dothan.

Meet the man who handles the CFP Trophy

Meet the guy who handles the CFP trophy.

Did Dabo decline a job offer from Saban?

At CFP Media Day on Saturday, Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney said the Alabama coach offered him a job and Swinney declined.

Is it time to call Alabama-Clemson a rivalry?

What else is there to say about these two teams? By now, Alabama and Clemson pretty much know each other like the back of their hands - or so it seems.

  Fyffe football team reflects on magical season and state championship win

One week ago, the Fyffe Red Devils took home the state football championship. On Friday, some of the players and coaches spoke about the big win.

  Fyffe wins 2A state title, completes undefeated season

The Fyffe Red Devils have completed an undefeated season and secured the 2A state football title.

  UMS-Wright tops Deshler in 4A football state championship

The Deshler Tigers fell to UMS-Wright on Friday in the 4A state title game.

  Mars Hill wins 1A football state championship

A magical run for the Mars Hill Bible School football team has ended with a state championship.

  Fyffe Red Devils travel to Auburn for 2A state football championship

An entire community gathered Thursday morning at Fyffe High School in DeKalb County. They were there to wish the Red Devils team the best as they headed to Auburn to compete for the 2A football state championship.

  48 Fever Football: Semifinals scores & highlights

WAFF 48 is your source for high school football across the Tennessee Valley.

  Hall of Famer offers Huntsville student athletes encouragement against bullying

John Hannah talked about his own experience and how to put up a wall to prevent other peoples' opinions get to you as a player.

48 Showdown: Huntsville vs Gadsden City

Huntsville (3-5) will take on Gadsden City (1-6) for our Week 8 edition of the 48 Showdown.

  Lauderdale County football player recovering after spinal cord injury

A Lauderdale County High School student is back at home recovering from a spinal injury after taking a hard hit on the football field.

  Westminster wins Play of the Week

The Wildcats are 6-0 this season and beat Randolph 48-0 last Friday night.

  Teams kick off high school football season across north Alabama

A big game in Madison pitted Bob Jones against Christian Brothers,

  High school football kicks off in north Alabama

Bright lights on a Thursday night in north Alabama meant the first night of high school football.

  Fyffe Red Devils season preview

Fyffe will try and get back to a state championship game after being upset in the third round last season.

  Austin Black Bears season preview

The Black Bears of Austin High School have a new school and some outstanding facilities for the football program.

  East Limestone Indians season preview

It’s been two seasons since the Indians played in the postseason, but head coach Jeff Pugh is encouraged by his group this season and has a quiet confidence heading into 2018.

  Grissom Tigers season preview

The Grissom Tigers are getting ready to turn things around big time with head coach Chip English.

  Hazel Green Trojans season preview

Hazel Green has a new coach, new culture, and a new season to try and return to the playoffs.

Madison County Tigers season preview

Gone are the days of Class 4A play, Head coach Scott Sharp’s program will make the jump to Class 5A and play the likes of Madison County, Westminster, and East Limestone.

  Lee Generals season preview

It was a great season for the Generals in 2017 with a handful of young men signing college scholarships, including Malik Langham, who’s now at Florida. They had eight wins last season, five of those in region play, good enough for a playoff berth.

  Hartselle Tigers season preview

The Tigers are trying to get back to the postseason following their 10 straight years of reaching the playoffs before last season’s setback.

  Athens Golden Eagles season preview

How about a local team grinding for their goals after dark? Athens High School held a midnight practice on April 9 and the community was all about it.

James Clemens Jets season preview

The year 2017 wasn’t what Wade Waldrop wanted for his program coming off three straight playoff appearances.