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Boys and Girls Club provide football cleats, gloves for area High Schools

Under Armour provide cleats, gloves for North Alabama football players

Albertville community mourns the death of student athlete

Waldrop named new Head Coach at Florence

  Panthers, Tigers win State Titles

Fayetteville Tigers win first State Football Championship

Mars Hill Panthers win 2A State Championship

  Red Devils win third straight Championship, fifth in seven seasons

Continued Coverage

Fyffe Red Devils win 5th championship, 3rd in a row

  Thompson wins 7A state title with comeback featured on SportsCenter

  Three Tennessee Valley Teams Prepare for State Championship Games

  48 Blitz: 3 high school football teams advance to state championship games

48 Blitz: Round 3 high school football scores & Round 4 pairings

AHSAA official talks Fall sports season during COVID-19 pandemic

48 Blitz: Round 2 high school football scores & Round 3 pairings

11 Tennessee Valley teams will play Friday in the second round of high school football playoffs across Alabama and Tennessee.

  Tigers prepare for first playoff appearance in 16 Years

Tigers make trip to playoffs since 2004

  Fayetteville High School Return to Playoffs Friday

Tigers prepare for Playoff run

48 Blitz: Week 10 high school football scores & highlights

Many high school's in the area are canceling or forfeiting their football games this week. Check out what teams are facing some unexpected changes here.

AHSAA football playoff tickets to be sold online in 2020

Scottsboro High School cancels final football game of season due to COVID-19

Nix, Williams Deliver Game Winning Drive, Outlast Ole Miss 35-28

Phil Campbell forfeits East Lawrence football game due to COVID-19

Many schools across the Tennessee Valley reschedule football games to avoid potential Friday rain

Randolph High School forfeits game due to COVID-19

Huntsville High cancels Albertville game due to COVID-19

Huntsville High School is forfeiting the team’s upcoming football game against Albertville on Friday.

Cullman HS assistant football coach suffers heart attack on sideline

Cullman Assistant Football Coach Matt Hopper suffered a heart attack on the sideline Friday night during the Bearcats game against Mars Hill Bible.

Florence football cancels next 2 games due to COVID-19

Florence High will cancel and forfeit Friday’s football game against Brentwood Academy and next week’s game against James Clemens High School.

  East Limestone Prepares for West Limestone Friday

48 Blitz Game of The Week 5 between West Limestone and East Limestone

  Grissom vs. Huntsville game cancelled due to COVID-19

On Wednesday, officials from Huntsville City Schools announced the Grissom versus Huntsville game set for September 24 canceled.

Lee High School forfeits Friday matchup against James Clemens due to COVID-19

Huntsville City Schools announced another football game forfeit on Tuesday due to COVID-19

Hazel Green Football program suspended after players test positive for COVID-19

Due to the players testing positive, 15 players are currently quarantined, and the Hazel Green Football program has been temporarily suspended for 14 days.

Madison City Schools announces football game forfeits, delay in high school return due to COVID-19 cases

Madison City Schools Superintendent Ed Nichols announced Friday that Bob Jones High School will not play the next two games of the 2020 schedule due to COVID-19.

Golden Eagles visit Trojans for 48 Blitz Game of The Week

48 Blitz Game of The Week 4

  High schools forfeit games due to COVID-19

Throughout the Tennessee Valley, six high school football teams had to cancel their region games Friday night.

Ider High School cancels 2 games due to COVID-19

The Ider High School football game will play two less games in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic

  Jets Prepare for Black Bears of Austin Friday

48 Blitz Game of The Week pits James Clemens against Austin

  Patriots ready for rivals James Clemens

Patriots prepare for Jets in Madison Bowl

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

What you need to know for Week 1 of the 2020 High School Football Season

48 Blitz: Week 0 football scores and highlights

What you need to know for Week 0 of the 2020 High School Football Season

  Madison County Tigers kick off football season with new safety measures

The Madison County Tigers host the Buckhorn Bucks Friday night.

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

The Guntersville Wildcats are 1-0 for the 2020 season before they have even taken the field for a single snap.

  Mustangs Aim for Deep Run in Class 4A

Mustangs move to Class 4A

  Albertville Aggies make jump to Class 7A

The Albertville Aggies are the new kids on the block in Class 7A this season

SEC releases medical protocols for fall sports

The SEC announced it's plans to test athletes regularly as practices and games resume

AHSAA in need of football officials as season inches closer

AHSAA football will kick off the season in 16 days and one of the biggest concerns the AHSAA is facing, as we approach the season, is the lack of officials.

  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

Florence Falcons preview

  Deshler aims for big 2020 season

Tigers prepare for '20 season

  Mars Hill ready for jump to Class 2A

Panthers aim from Class 2A championship

  Tigers make the move to Class 4A

Tigers make move to Class 4A

  Boaz football team helps out teammate with bike donation

Boaz High School freshman lineman Ranai Ortega received a brand new bike from his teammates.

AHSAA discusses return to play best practices released Wednesday

The latest from the AHSAA on Thursday

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.