Friday Night Football Fever

Montgomery Catholic head football coach leaves; replacement named

Aubrey Blackwell has left Montgomery Catholic to take over as the head coach at Benjamin Russell.

AHSAA state football semifinals scores

Friday Night Football Fever: Third round of playoffs

Friday Night Football Fever: Second round of playoffs

  Alabama Christian’s Jalen Clark wins Fever Star Athlete of the Week

  'God winks’ follow high school senior honoring late brother

  Soldier returns home, surprises cousin at game

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Friday Night Football Fever: First round of playoffs

Friday Night Football Fever: Week 10

  Rin Hagood helping Meadowview smile through 2020 season

Friday Night Football Fever: Week 9

Friday Night Football Fever: Week 8

North-South All-Star football game moving to Mobile

Friday Night Football Fever: Week 7

It’s the eighth week of Friday Night Football Fever.

Tallassee cancels football game against Talladega

The Tallassee Tigers will not be taking on the Talladega Tigers this week due to concerns with COVID-19, coach Mike Battles confirmed.

  Dozens of schools shift to Thursday night football games ahead of hurricane

Many high school football games in Alabama have been moved to Thursday ahead of potential weather impacts from Hurricane Delta and WSFA 12 News' Friday Night Football Fever show will also shift up a day to cover them.

Friday Night Football Fever: Week 6

It’s the seventh week of Friday Night Football Fever! The WSFA 12 News team is traveling to games across Fever Country to bring you all the action.

  Trinity Wildcats preparing for special homecoming night

3 positive, 15 exposed to COVID-19 on Elmore County High football team

Friday Night Football Fever: Week 5

Friday Night Football Fever: Week 4

Sally’s impact postpones several high school football games in Ala.

Friday Night Football Fever: Week 3

Friday Night Fever: Week 2

It’s the third week of Friday Night Football Fever! The WSFA 12 News team is traveling to games across Fever Country to bring you all the action.

Friday Night Football Fever: Week 1

The WSFA 12 News team is traveling to games across Fever Country to bring you all the action.

  Fever Preview: Trinity Wildcats

The Trinity Wildcats hope to bring some new life to the field under the direction of head coach Granger Shook.

  Fever Game of the Week preview: Luverne vs. Brantley

It’s rivalry week in Crenshaw Country as the Luverne Tigers take a quick trip down the road to Brantley to take on the Bulldogs in the first official game for each team.

  ‘Don’t blow this for everyone else’: Dr. Harris discusses college campuses, high school football

Crowded high school football stadiums and a rise in COVID-19 cases being reported on University campuses in Alabama have caught the attention of State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris.

Friday Night Football Fever: Week 0

It’s time for Friday Night Football Fever!

  High School football season kicks off; fans adjust to new regulations

High School Football has officially kicked off, and it’s a season unlike any other for fans.

  AHSAA leader, state superintendent address football fans not social distancing

Many fans some games were packed together rather than social distancing. And many were not wearing masks.

  Former Alabama linebacker donates gear to Loachapoka High School

Former Alabama linebacker Rashaan Evans and his foundation, the Razor Foundation, donated more than $40,000 worth of equipment to the Loachapoka football program; a gift that some of the players have never received.

  Beulah Alabama High School will have delayed start

The Beulah Alabama school announced today that football practice has been suspended for at least two weeks after a player was diagnosed with COVID-19.

Fever Preview: Carver Wolverines

The Carver Wolverines are aiming to return to the 6A playoffs in 2020.

  Fever Preview: Park Crossing Thunderbirds

The Park Crossing Thunderbirds are entering 2020 with a new mindset and a new leader. Former Loachapoka head coach LC Cole returns to Montgomery to take over the program, and hopefully help the bird take flight.

  Fever Preview: Alabama Christian Academy Eagles

Alabama Christian Academy has high expectations for the 2020 football season.

Fever Preview: Autauga Academy aims for another state championship

"The expectation is where it's always been at. We've only got one returning starter off last year's team in Anden Hilyer, so that's the challenge," said head Coach Bobby Carr. "But our kids have been responding.

Barbour County Schools cancel sports for upcoming school year

Officials in Greene and Sumter counties announced Monday that all fall sports will be canceled for the first nine weeks of the school year.

AISA plans to continue with fall sports as scheduled

Practice for volleyball and football can begin July 27. Cross country can begin practice Aug. 3.

  AHSAA lays out guidelines for 2020 high school sports

The organization said there are rule modifications for fall athletics including, for example, cross county, volleyball, swimming/diving, and football.

  Local football coaches react to news of fall sports schedule

On Wednesday, AHSAA announced it approved a plan for a return to play fall sports.

Pike Road football players condemn racism in social media post

The Patriots took a break from summer workouts to share a message on social media: Black Lives Matter.

  Completion of new Wetumpka HS football stadium ahead of schedule

In theory the stadium could be completed by Aug. 1, some 15 days ahead of the original deadline.

  Stanhope Elmore Mustangs return for workouts while keeping social distance

Stanhope Elmore High School is one of the many schools across the state returning to summer activities this week.

  Prattville’s Ian Jackson commits to Alabama

A Prattville Lion plans to roll with the Tide at the college level.

  Colts QB Philip Rivers to be next head coach at St. Michael Catholic in Fairhope

The star quarterback already has has his next job lined after his playing career is complete, and that job is in Alabama.

  61st Annual Jimmy Hitchcock Award banquet a success

The 61st edition of the Jimmy Hitchcock Award Banquet was a tad bit different in 2020.

Former Edgewood Academy QB could be high pick in CFL Draft

Nathan Rourke could soon be transitioning back to to the Canadian-style game after spending that last five years playing in the United States.

From Fever Country to the NFL

Whether they saw they're name flash across the screen, or got the call after the draft was over, the moment these Fever Country stars became NFL players and role models will last a lifetime.

  USA Academy announces new head football coach

The Ultimate Student Athletes Academy has found its new head football coach.

  Montgomery Academy names new head football coach

Former Lee-Scott Academy head football coach Robert Johnson has been named as the new head coach of the Eagles.

Trinity School names new head football coach

Trinity Presbyterian School says Granger Shook is coming back to his alma mater.

  Propst, USA Academy part ways despite coaching announcement

Longtime high school football coach Rush Propst will not coach at USA Academy despite being officially announced as its head coach in early January

  Pike Lib introduces new head football coach

Pike Lib introduced its new head football coach and athletics director during a school assembly.

WSFA hosts 16th annual Fever Star Athlete of the Year Party

WSFA hosted its 16th annual Fever Star Athlete of the Year Party Wednesday.

  Reeltown’s Eric Shaw named 2019 Fever Star Athlete of the Year

Wednesday evening this past fall’s Fever Star Athletes of the Week gathered as they were honored at WSFA’s annual Fever Star Athlete of the Year party.

  Bulldog puppy steals show during athlete’s signing day event

It’s all in the presentation when you’re about to sign a commitment to your school of choice, and the competition to be the most original can get 'ruff'.

WSFA 12 News hosting annual Signing Day party Wednesday

It’s that time of the year again.

Seniors make college football commitments on National Signing Day

It’s National Signing Day! All eyes are on the dotted lines, as high school seniors announce where they plan to play college football.

WSFA’s Fever Star Athlete of the Year Party to be held Feb. 12

Week after week the fans voted for their Fever Star Athlete of the Week after monster performances by the players under the Friday night lights.

Bama commit from Lanett High School wins Mr. Football award

Story led the Panthers (15-0) to an undefeated season and the Class 1A state title this past season. He has also signed with the University of Alabama.

Two-time 6A state championship coach Patrick Nix leaving Pinson Valley for Central-Phenix City

Pending Central-Phenix City Board of Education approval, Patrick Nix is expected to be named the new head football coach of the Central (Phenix City) High School Red Devils.

  Several Fever Country players sign during early signing period

Wednesday marked the early signing period for high school student-athletes across the country.

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.

Alabama edged 17-16 in Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic

In the first overtime game since 2010, the Mississippi All-Stars defeated the Alabama All-Stars 17-16 in Hattiesburg in the 33rd Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic.

  Reeltown falls in 2A state championship as Fyffe repeats

This was Reeltown’s sixth runner-up finish in the state championship, and its first since 2010.

Lanett takes down defending state champ for 1A crown

Lanett was able to capture its second state title in school history in a 41-30 win behind a magnificent performance by Kristian Story.

2019 AHSAA Super 7 games to be broadcast on WOTM

All seven games of the 2019 AHSAA Super 7 will be broadcast live on local television.

AHSAA Super 7 Championships set

The Super 7 Championships kick off Wednesday and will be played through Friday.

AHSAA state football semifinals scores

We have reached the semifinals round of the AHSAA state football playoffs.

AHSAA state football playoffs semifinal pairings

These are the 2019 AHSAA State Football Playoffs Semifinal Pairings.

Friday Night Football Fever: Third round of playoffs

Here are the AHSAA State Football Playoffs Third-Round Results.

  Autauga Academy wins second straight state title

The game started out a close one. Autauga Academy led 7-6 at halftime. After half was a different story.

Friday Night Fever Week 12: Scores & Highlights

It’s week 12 of Friday Night Football Fever!

  Luverne’s Tanner Simmons named Fever Star Athlete of the Week

Every Monday during the 6 p.m. newscast, the WSFA 12 Sports team will announce three nominees for the Fever Star Athlete of the Week award.

Alabama high school football championships returning to Birmingham in 2021

The Super 7 State High School Football Championships are returning to Birmingham for the first time since 2008 after a new agreement and schedule for the games through 2032 was announced by the Alabama High School Athletic Association Wednesday.

Friday Night Fever Week 11: Scores & Highlights

The regular season is over, but the AHSAA and AISA playoffs kick off Friday night and there are several Fever Country teams who made the field.

Alabama man accused of punching referee at football game

An Alabama man has been arrested on charges on punching a referee at a high school football game

Friday Night Fever Week 10: Scores & Highlights

It’s week 10 of Friday Night Football Fever!

Friday Night Fever Week 9: Scores & Highlights

It’s week 9 of Friday Night Football Fever!

Highland Home self-reports violation, vacates 6 wins

Highland Home’s football season has done a complete 180 due to a self-reported violation.