ALFCA » Lifetime Achievement Awards

For Steve Savarese, it was not just about the winning.He has done plenty of that. It has always been about the integrity of high school athletics.The AHSAA Executive Director certainly is deserving of the ALFCALifetime Achievement Award.A native of Leeds, Savarese attending college in Kansas and be ...
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Coach Jay Brown started his coaching career as a student assistant in 1985 under his high school coach, the legendary Bill Burgess, at Jacksonville State University.   From student assistant, he moved right up the ranks to graduate assistant to assistant coach and then to recruiting coordinator.C ...
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If Randy Ragsdale had not been a high school football coach, you would have begged him to coach to your son’s little league team, or maybe his pee wee football squad or his YMCA basketball team. We all need really good people with great character to work with our children, and Randy Ragsdale was ...
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It was 1976. A young assistant coach from Sprayberry High School in Georgia took a job at Homewood High School, which was in their fifth year of playing football.  Bob Newton must have liked Homewood High School for he would stay for 33 years. His life’s work at the school was so extraordinar ...
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John Mothershed

John Mothershed is a 1981 graduate of Sheffield High School where he was a wrestler and a football player and a 1985 graduate of the University of North Alabama. Mothershed went back to Sheffield as an assistant coach for two years before taking a job at Deshler High School in 1987.  He would ...
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Three of Alabama's greatest high school football coaches from past days were honored with the ALFCA Lifetime Achievement Award at the Coach of the Year Banquet at this year's ALFCA 13th Annual Convention. The banquet was held Saturday, January 27th at 11:15 AM at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Montgome ...
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In the Alabama high school coaching community, the moment you hear the name Jamie Riggs several thoughts flood your mind: You think of T. R. Miller, you think of championships, you think of class, and you think of that infamously familiar red neck tie, tattered and frayed by years of Friday night ba ...
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Robert Higginbotham’s father, Coach Morris Higginbotham, became the head football coach at Hueytown High School in the spring of 1963, bringing Robert along with him as the sophomore quarterback. He would be the starting quarterback for the next 3 years before attending the University of Alabama.R ...
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To say that coaching is in Jerry Elmore’s blood would be an understatement. The long-time football coach learned from the best, his father, Ferman Elmore, a 1996 inductee into the AHSAA Hall of Fame.Jerry Elmore was a great athlete during his playing days at Athens High School where he played for ...
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    Nolan Atkins could just plain coach.  His influence and coaching skill was so great that he made Sweetwater High School the model for small town high school football in the state of Alabama.      Nolan Atkins graduated from Lee High School in Columbus, Ms and earned a degree from Mississ ...
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