Stallions defeat Lions 42-6

Kane Rushing (23) runs for a good gain after making a catch for Hubbertville.

Hubbertville hosted the South Lamar Stallions on Friday night. Winning the coin toss, the Lions elected to receive, sending T.J. Keeton back deep for the opening kick. The Lions’ opening possession was short.

Pickens County defeats Berry

Jaden Smith (3) is shown catching the ball for Berry against Pickens County.

The Berry Wildcats returned to Fred Webster Stadium after a week on the road to face the third ranked Pickens County Tornadoes.  Although the Wildcats kept the penalty-plagued game close for the first half, big plays on offense and special teams gave Pickens County the victory by the score of 44-7. 

Hubbertville defeats Holy Spirit

Cole Brand (11) is shown making a leaping reception over a Holy Spirit defender.

Hubbertville celebrated homecoming on Friday night by hosting the Holy Spirit Saints.
Following the coin toss, Tucker Bowen’s opening kick was returned to the 33-yard line, where Kobe McCarley and Zeb Haley made the stop.

Berry falls to South Lamar 42-6

Max Westbrook (1) is shown running the ball for Berry against South Lamar.

The Berry Wildcats traveled to Millport to face the South Lamar Stallions in a Region 5 matchup. South Lamar got off to a fast start, while the Wildcats struggled on offense, and South Lamar walked away with a 42-6 win.

Berry starts season with impressive 50-13 win

Max Westbrook is shown running the ball for Berry as Jaden Smith blocks.

The Berry Wildcats welcomed the 4A Curry Yellow Jackets to Fred Webster Stadium to open its 2023 campaign. The weather would affect both teams, as a steady rain caused some turnover issues and bad snaps, but the Wildcats took control of the game early and cruised to a big victory to start the season.

Lions blank Sumiton Christian 43-0

Zeb Haley (10) is shown taking a handoff as Kobyn Johnson (60) and T.J. Keeton (25) provide blocking.

Traveling to Sumiton on a wet rainy night, the Lions opened Region 5 play against the Sumition Christian Eagles. Winning the coin toss, the Eagles elected to receive. Following a sack on quarterback Jake White by Kane Rushing, the Eagles were facing third down and 16 from its own 32-yard line. Two snaps later, the ball was punted away, rolling to a stop at Hubbertville’s 34-yard line.


Rainey honored during pre-game ceremony

Shown from left: Greg Rainey (Curt Rainey’s son), Curt Rainey, Kevin Rhudy and Coach Jared Porter.

Longtime FCHS employee Curt Rainey served as a honorary captain and was recognized during the Fayette - Cordova pre-game ceremony for his 40 plus years of service to Fayette County High School. He was hired at the school in Jan. 1958 as custodian, and also performed maintenance and groundskeeping work at the school until retiring in 1998. He was presented a plaque in recognition of his service during the ceremony.