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Each season when football practice starts, coaches, former players and even fans are reminded of the game's great traditions, legendary stories and colorful people of years past.  If you really want to read something from days gone by, try the story of Bull Cyclone Sullivan.  Sullivan, born in Ali ...
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Veteran Coach Fred Riley took the podium at Mobile County Media Days and spoke about the value of high school football in today's educational system.  Coach Riley said that he believed football was the most important game we have today because it impacts the most people.  He said that "football is ...
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When Spanish Fort's Ben Blackmon took the podium last week at Baldwin County's High School Football Media Days in Daphne, he changed the format a little.  Instead of starting off with the usual talk about returning starters, lack of depth and how tough the schedule looks to be, Coach Blackmon chang ...
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Coach Terry Curtis of UMS Wright addressed a large group of coaches last Wednesday as he relayed his thoughts on "Leadership."  Curtis a veteran off 44 years in coaching, is one of the state's most successful coaches. He currently serves on the AHSAA Central Board of Control and works as President ...
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Spanish Fort Offensive Coordinator Matt Blake has been named as the new head football coach at Gulf Shores High School. The position became available when Rick Cauley resigned earlier in the month and took a job as assistant head coach at Satsuma before ever coaching a game. The 40 year old Blake wi ...
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Baylor's Matt Ruhle joined ESPN's 1st Take recently for another of his many interviews he has done over the past six months.  Ruhle has been schooled on interviews, and he left this one with his message loud and clear.  He did an excellent job of answering the specific question and did not ramble. ...
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New Gulf Shores Rick Cauley has resigned his position with the school to take a position as assistant head coach at Satsuma High School.  Cauley, a Satsuma graduate, took the Gulf Shores job in December.  He has spent 19 years at Murphy High School in Mobile, the last three as head coach.  He wil ...
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Former Butler basketball coach Marcus McCall has been named as the new head coach at Columbia.  The job has been open since Chris Hancock resigned the position at the beginning of the summer to take an assistant football job at Huntsville High School.McCall is a long time middle school coach who wi ...
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Football coaches teach a very physical game that preaches toughness and often ignoring small hurts.  98% of all football coaches played the game, and learned those lessons long ago. But coaching the game can be hazardous to the health and welfare of the coach.  Each coach should take a moment befo ...
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Faith Academy Coach Lance Lawley has stepped down from his position as head football coach because of physical reasons.  Lawley, who had taken over the Faith program last year, felt he was forced to resign because of the constant pain in his right knee and left ankle.“I’m not looking for anothe ...
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