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  1. Carver-Montgomery 48, Sidney Lanier 36: Wolverines stun Poets, win Class 6A South Regional titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Alabama Live

    The Carver-Montgomery girls team won nine games in the regular season and went 0-3 against rival Sidney Lanier . The Wolverines won two games in Dothan in the last week and went 1-0 vs. the Poets.

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  2. Will Stanhope Elmore TE Zech Byrd play football at Florida? He remains mumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Alabama Live

    Stanhope Elmore's Zech Byrd score two over Paul Bryant Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, during the AHSAA Central Regional 6A boys semifinal basketball game in Montgomery, Ala. When post-game questions turned to his football future, he gave the same response he's given since National Signing Day: "I don't want to talk about it."

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  3. Jury would have final say on death penalty under House billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Alabama Live

    A bill that would change Alabama law to give juries the final word on whether to impose a death sentence or life in prison won approval today in the House Judiciary Committee. A bill by Rep. Chris England, D-Tuscaloosa, would say that juries determine the sentences in capital cases, which are either death or life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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  4. Auburn's top quarterback targets in 2018 classRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Alabama Live

    With Auburn's 2017 recruiting class signed and in the books, it's time to get familiar with a new batch of prospects. Over the next several days, AL.com will be providing position-by-position looks at Auburn's top targets in the 2018 recruiting cycle.

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  5. Marsh bill allows more tax credits for Alabama Accountability ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Alabama Live

    Sen. Quinton Ross, left, and Sen. Del Marsh, president pro tem, on the Senate floor Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, during the first day of the regular legislative session in Montgomery, Ala. Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh, who led the controversial passage of the Alabama Accountability Act four years ago, wants to expand the tax credits available to those who donate to scholarship programs created by the school choice law.

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  6. Alabama vs. Auburn: Which school signed the better defensive line class in 2017?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Alabama Live

    James Clemens' LaBryan Ray signs with University of Alabama on National Signing Day Feb. 1, 2017 at James Clemens High School in Madison, Alabama. Glance : Alabama hit some immediate needs with three players who could play right away.

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  7. Why elite receiver Henry Ruggs III chose Alabama over Florida StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Alabama Live

    When word got out that Lee-Montgomery receiver Henry Ruggs III took an unofficial visit to Alabama on Sunday, many felt that was the end of his recruitment. The thought was that he told head coach Nick Saban that he would sign with the Crimson Tide on Wednesday.

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  8. Auburn adds 3-star athlete JaTarvious Whitlow as National Signing Day surpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Alabama Live

    Class 2A back of the year JaTarvious Whitlow of LaFayette Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, during the Alabama Sports Writers Association Mr. Football banquet in Montgomery, Ala. Three-star LaFayette athlete Jatarvious Whitlow signed with Auburn on Wednesday morning during a ceremony at his school, which is about 30 minutes down the road from Auburn's campus.

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  9. Watch 5-star receiver Henry Ruggs III's emotional commitment videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Alabama Live

    The time has come for five-star receiver Henry Ruggs III to announce where he will be playing college football. Ruggs, out of Lee High School in Montgomery, teamed up with AL.com's Justin King to make a special, emotional commitment video that can watch at the top of this article.

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  10. Alabama offers Kevontae Ruggs, younger brother of elite receiver recruit Henry Ruggs IIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 29 | Alabama Live

    Kevontae Ruggs, a 6-foot-4, 190-pound junior linebacker at Robert E. Lee in Montgomery, announced that he had received his first offer and it comes from the University of Alabama. Alabama is a finalist along with Florida State for Henry Ruggs III, his older brother and an elite receiver in this year's class.

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  11. Recruiting roundup: Where top targets stand as National Signing Day nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Alabama Live

    Class 5A lineman of the year Ryan Johnson of St. Paul's, right, poses with AHSADCA director Alvin Briggs Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, during the Alabama Sports Writers Association Mr. Football banquet in Montgomery, Ala. Alabama and Auburn hosted double-digit official visitors over the weekend.

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  12. Key uncommitted 5-star targets among Alabama's official visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Alabama Live

    Markail Benton, LB, Phenix City, Ala. - Four-star linebacker canceled a visit to Georgia last weekend to have shoulder and knee surgeries.

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  13. Lane Kiffin offers Alabama offensive line commit Hunter BrannonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Alabama Live

    Alabama All Star Hunter Brannon of Cullman works out during AHSAA Alabama All Star football practice Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 in Montgomery, Ala., . FAU is coached by Lane Kiffin, a key recruiter of Brannon throughout the process.

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  14. Check out AL.com's Best Dressed picks at Mr. Alabama Football AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Alabama Live

    AISA lineman of the year finalist Trae Lee of Escambia Academy Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, during the Alabama Sports Writers Association Mr. Football banquet in Montgomery, Ala. Class 7A Lineman of the Year finalist Christon Taylor of Hoover Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, during the Alabama Sports Writers Association Mr. Football banquet in Montgomery, Ala.

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  15. After 'eye-opening' visit to Florida State, Henry Ruggs III ready for Alabama officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Alabama Live

    Class 7A back of the year Henry Ruggs III of Lee-Montgomery, right, poses with AHSADCA director Alvin Briggs Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, during the Alabama Sports Writers Association Mr. Football banquet in Montgomery, Ala. Ruggs, ranked as high as five stars by 247Sports, took his official visit to Tallahassee, Fla., days before earning Class 7A Back of the Year honors.

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  16. After official visit to Auburn, Alec Jackson 'ready to sit down and sign'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Alabama Live

    Alabama All Star Alec Jackson of Jeff Davis works out during AHSAA Alabama All Star football practice Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 in Montgomery, Ala., . Following his official visit to Auburn last weekend, Alec Jackson is eager to get on the Plains and begin his college career.

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  17. Bart Starr MVP of first Super Bowl 50 years ago todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | Alabama Live

    Fifty years ago today, Bart Starr led the Green Bay Packers to victory over the Kansas City Chiefs in the game that came to be known as Super Bowl I. Starr played for Sidney Lanier High in Montgomery and the Alabama Crimson Tide before reaching the NFL, and he was one of eight players with Alabama football roots in the first Super Bowl. That's defensive end Chuck Hurston from Auburn rushing Starr on Jan. 15, 1967.

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  18. Alabama superintendent says state intervention to make Montgomery into 'shining example'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Alabama Live

    Montgomery County school board vice president Lesa Keith, president Robert Porterfield, and state superintendent Michael Sentance speak about the state's path to intervention in Montgomery's schools, Jan. 12, 2017. Alabama superintendent Michael Sentance said his primary goal in taking over the Montgomery school system is to improve academic performance.

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  19. Alabama board of education expected to announce intent to take over Montgomery's schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Alabama Live

    Montgomery's students have languished in chronically-underperforming schools in the seat of Alabama's state government for many years, and it appears that help may finally be on the way. The state board of education is expected to announce its intent to formally intervene in the operations of Montgomery County's public school system at its Thursday board meeting .

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  20. Spanish Fort linebacker Thomas Johnston sets final 2 visits, nears decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Alabama Live

    Spanish Fort linebacker Thomas Johnston will visit two SEC schools in the next two weeks and then close his recruitment. Johnston, the state's all-time leading tackler, plans to visit Auburn this weekend and Ole Miss on Jan. 20. He told AL.com he will likely make his decision on Jan. 25. "I don't want to say a whole lot right now," he said.

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