Friday Night Football Fever

  Prattville’s Ian Jackson commits to Alabama

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

Former Edgewood Academy QB could be high pick in CFL Draft

From Fever Country to the NFL

  USA Academy announces new head football coach

  Montgomery Academy names new head football coach

Trinity School names new head football coach

  Propst, USA Academy part ways despite coaching announcement

Continued Coverage

  Pike Lib introduces new head football coach

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

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

  Bulldog puppy steals show during athlete’s signing day event

WSFA 12 News hosting annual Signing Day party Wednesday

Seniors make college football commitments on National Signing Day

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

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

  Reeltown falls in 2A state championship as Fyffe repeats

Lanett takes down defending state champ for 1A crown

2019 AHSAA Super 7 games to be broadcast on WOTM

AHSAA Super 7 Championships set

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.

Multiple high school football games moved to Thursday night

“Friday Night Fever” is turning into “Thursday Night Fever” this week.

Friday Night Fever Week 8: Scores & Highlights

It’s week 8 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 Fever Week 7: Scores & Highlights

It’s week 7 of Friday Night Football Fever! The WSFA 12 News team is traveling to games across Fever Country to bring you all the action.

  Pike Road Patriots to play on Saints’ former turf

The Patriots football team has played four consecutive seasons without a home field or a practice field.

Friday Night Fever Week 6: Scores & Highlights

It’s week 6 of Friday Night Football Fever! The WSFA 12 News team is traveling to games across Fever Country to bring you all the action.

Elba head football coach resigns

Elba Head Football Coach Pate Harrison has resigned at a special called meeting of the Elba City School Board Monday morning.

Friday Night Fever Week 5: Scores & Highlights

It’s week 5 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 Fever Week 4: Scores & Highlights

It’s week 4 of Friday Night Football Fever! The WSFA 12 News team is traveling to games across Fever Country to bring you all the action.

  Pike Road High School rolling out turf for new football stadium

Pike Road High School is scheduled to play their first game in the stadium Oct. 11 against Dadeville High School.

Elba head football coach placed on administrative leave

Elba head football coach Pate Harrison has been placed on administrative leave.

Friday Night Fever Week 3: Scores & Highlights

It’s week 3 of Friday Night Football Fever! The WSFA 12 News team is traveling to games across Fever Country to bring you all the action.

Ala. HS football player airlifted after suffering head injury

A Loachapoka High School football player was airlifted from the school’s game Friday night with a head injury.

Friday Night Fever Week 2: Scores & Highlights

It’s week 2 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 Fever Week 1: Scores & Highlights

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

A hero’s welcome for Dabo Swinney at Pelham High School

Two-time national champion head coach Clemson's Dabo Swinney returned home to have his high school jersey retired at Pelham High School.

  Beauregard community comes together for first football game after deadly tornadoes

Leaving it all on the field is the theme for Beauregard High School’s first home football game after tornadoes tore through the community killing 23 people in March.

Friday Night Fever Week 0: Scores & Highlights

It’s week 0 of Friday Night Football Fever! The WSFA 12 News team is traveling to games across Fever Country to bring you all the action.

2019 Fever 1st and 10 Preview: ACA Eagles

The Alabama Christian Academy Eagles are looking to improve upon last season's success.

2019 Fever 1st and 10 Preview: Montgomery Academy Eagles

It’s not only a new year, but a new quarterback for the Eagles.

2019 Fever 1st and 10 Preview: Trinity Wildcats

Continuing to move in the right direction is key for a team looking to burst through the second round of the playoffs.

2019 Fever 1st and 10 Preview: Sidney Lanier Poets

The Sidney Lanier Poets went 4-6 last season, but still made the Class 6A playoffs. They lost several close games in 2018 and enter this year with a new motto.

  Saint James football chilling the heat with new ‘ice box’

Saint James School became the first school to try out the so called “ice boxes” on the practice field for the players sweating it out.

2019 Fever 1st and 10 Preview: Montgomery Catholic Knights

The Montgomery Catholic Knights have been good the last two seasons, but are ready to break through the ceiling.

2019 Fever 1st and 10 Preview: Saint James Trojans

The 2019 Saint James Trojans are looking to replicate 2018's success.

  2019 Fever 1st and 10 Preview: Prattville Lions

In year two, all Caleb Ross did was lead the Lions to their first playoff appearance since the 2014 season.

2019 Fever 1st and 10 Preview: Jeff Davis

2018 was unkind to the Jeff Davis Volunteers, who finished 3-7, but it’s a new year and that means it’s time to flip the page.

  2019 Fever 1st and 10 Preview: Wetumpka Indians

The Indians have enjoyed enormous success over the last two seasons. They’ve compiled a record of 24-5 with trips to the state title game in 2017 and the semifinals in 2018.

  Stanhope Elmore looking to stampede in Bradford’s third season

The Mustangs open 2019 at home against Chilton County High School Aug. 23.

Carver Wolverines look to build on 2018 success

The Carver-Montgomery Wolverines finished last season with an 8-3 record, allowing fewer than 10 points in five of their 11 games.

  Lee Generals under new direction in 2019

Gone is the longtime leader of the Lee Generals, Tyrone Rogers, and in is a new, but familiar, face.

Harris excited about ‘new chapter’ as Park Crossing HC

Newly-named Park Crossing head football coach CJ Harris is settling into his new gig.

Longtime Maplesville HC named head football coach at T.R. Miller

Maplesville’s legendary coach is leaving for a new gig.

  Park Crossing names new head football coach

Park Crossing High School has nailed down its new head football coach.

Jeff Davis-Carver, Central-Phenix City-Hoover to play in renamed AHSAA Kickoff Classic

The Alabama High School Athletic Association is renaming the AHSAA Champions Challenge and kicking off next season with some exciting games.

  Marbury names JB Wallace head football coach

The Marbury Bulldogs have hired JB Wallace as their new head football coach.

  Greenville’s Javion Posey named 2018 Fever Star Athlete of the Year

As a senior, Posey tallied 2,599 all-purpose yards and 40 total touchdowns.

2018 Fever Star Athlete of the Year Party to be held Wednesday

As the waves of National Signing Day settle, WSFA is gearing up for yet another annual event.

  National Signing Day in Fever Country

Wednesday was National Signing Day and stars from all across Fever Country signed to play football at the collegiate level.

4 Wiregrass athletes sign FBS scholarships

In total, 25 players from the Wiregrass area signed a scholarship to play at the next level.

WSFA 12 News to host Fever Signing Day Party Feb. 6

It’s that time of the year again. The time where WSFA 12 News celebrates student-athletes across Fever Country. We’re talking about the WSFA 12 News Fever Signing Day Party.

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.

Former Carver standout, current NFL player Shaun Dion Hamilton visits old elementary school

He may be in the pros now, but Shaun Dion Hamilton hasn’t forgotten where he came from.

  WATCH: Nick Saban lands at Jackson-Olin High School in helicopter to recruit

Alabama head football coach Nick Saban landed in a helicopter at Jackson-Olin High School Friday afternoon to recruit Auburn commit Quandarrius Robinson.

Pinson Valley QB Bo Nix wins Mr. Football

Former Pinson Valley quarterback Bo Nix won the 2018 ASWA Mr. Football award Tuesday afternoon

Mississippi All-Stars top Alabama, 24-20, at Cramton Bowl

The Mississippi All-Stars made it two in a row over team Alabama with a 24-20 win in the 32nd Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game on Monday night at Cramton Bowl in Montgomery.

  Luverne falls short of 2A crown; Fyffe wins 3rd title in 5 years

In the Class 2A Championship game, it was a game that came down to the wire with Fyfee eventually pulling out the 21-19 nail-biter.