High-school

  Huntsville High School basketball faces new challenges

Huntsville High's basketball team and their Head Coach Christian Schweers understands the brave reality of the new normal, and what that could be heading into a new basketball season.

  Muscle Shoals High School athlete tests positive for COVID-19; athletics facilities closed

  Area high school football teams battle threat of COVID-19

  Lexington High School student-athlete test negative for COVID-19

  Report: Lexington suspends athletic workouts pending student’s COVID-19 test

  Area high school basketball prepared for pandemic in 2018

  Area high schools continue voluntary workouts amidst pandemic

Continued Coverage

  Area athletes train on Vertimax

  Tanner Burns adds to list of Major League prospects from north Alabama

  Muhammad ready to compete at Georgia State

  Justin Foscue continues MLB pipeline in north Alabama

  Helmet splash shield helps prevent spread of COVID-19

  Area high schools return to conditioning programs during pandemic

  AAU teams face new summer basketball schedule

North Alabama AAU team prepares to play summer events

  New coronavirus guidelines for high school athletic practices

If coaches and athletes cannot be 6 feet apart they need to wear face masks.

AHSAA schools may begin summer activities June 1

Alabama High School Athletic Association member schools may re-open June 1, in accordance with Alabama State Department of Education Superintendent Dr. Eric Massey’s directive announced Thursday.

  Athens High School gets new basketball coach

Charles Burkett will coach basketball at Athens High School.

  AHSAA football workouts could return June 8

  Athens High School announces new head basketball coach Tuesday

  Juanita Monteiro-Pai, Seth Brown win 2019-2020 TOC athlete of the year awards

  Tennessee Valley high school coach getting creative during the pandemic

Legendary high school coach returns to coach Grissom basketball

Hazel Green Girls bring home state championship

  STATE FINALS: Collinsville girls advance, Mars Hill and Red Bay fall short

Multiple teams from north Alabama have traveled to Birmingham for a chance to win a state basketball title.

Full schedule for 98th AHSAA state basketball championships

All eyes around the state are fixated on Legacy Arena this week for the 98th AHSAA state basketball championships.

4 north Alabama basketball teams headed to state

Four teams punched their tickets to state next week in Birmingham

  Brooks powers to regional final

Brooks beat West Morgan 62-41.

  Tigers late rally stuns Priceville

Deshler beat Priceville 75-64.

  West Limestone rolls to regional final

West Limestone took care of Haleyville 54-38 to advance to the Class 4A Northwest Regional Final.

  Defending champs blow out Haleyville in northwest regional

Rogers beat Haleyville 61-17.

  Florence’s Dee Beckwith signs with Tennessee Volunteers

Florence quarterback/wide receiver Dee Beckwith chose to continue his football career at the University of Tennessee.

  Bob Jones claims crown in state esports championship

Bob Jones High School’s Fusion team beat Grissom 3-2 to claim the 2020 PlayVS esports Rocket League state championship.

  Esports finding a home in Alabama high schools

The esports phenomenon has even trickled down to Alabama, powered by a company called PlayVS.

  Patriots aim to win state title

The Bob Jones Patriots are hoping to make a return trip to Montgomery and the state baseball championships.

  Bob Jones head coach leaving for Lincoln County

Kevin Rose is leaving Bob Jones High School to coach at Lincoln County High School.

  North Alabama student athletes sign on early signing day

North Alabama had its share of young athletes signing on the dotted line.

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.

  Fyffe dominates Reeltown to retain 2A title

The Fyffe Red Devils beat the Reeltown Rebels in the 2A title game.

  Mars Hill falls in 1A state title game

Mars Hill worked hard to retain their 1A title from last year. They started strong but ultimately fell to Lanett in the second half.

  2 north Alabama teams heading to AHSAA championships

Fyffe and Mars Hill will play for state titles in Auburn.

  Hartselle High School head football coach resigns

Hartselle High School’s head football coach, Bo Culver, resigned after going 4-7 in his only season at the school.

High school football 3rd round playoff scores & highlights

WAFF 48 is your source for high school football scores and highlights across the Tennessee Valley.

North Alabama high school football 3rd round playoff pairings

10 teams from north Alabama are advancing to the third round of the high football post season.

North Alabama high school football 2nd round playoff pairings

21 teams from north Alabama are advancing to the 2nd round of the high football post season.

  Young athletes across north Alabama see dreams come true on Signing Day

Friends, family, coaches and teammates all came out to support the young men and women that will continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level.

VOTE NOW: 48 Fever Play of the Year

Each week students and fans voted between three nominees to select our Play of the Week. Now, all the weekly winners will have a chance to become Play of the Year.

  Grant High School football players attend funeral for teammate Eli Spray

A high school football team played the role of pallbearers in Marshall County at their funeral of their friend and teammate Eli Spray.

  Fayetteville football team loses appeal, will not compete in playoffs

The Fayetteville High School football team, which finished the season with a perfect 10-0 record, will not be allowed to compete in the state playoffs.

  DAR football player killed in vehicle crash

DAR High School is mourning Eli Spray.

  2019 Alabama state volleyball tournament finals

More than a dozen high school volleyball teams from the Tennessee Valley will be competing chance to win a state title in Birmingham.

  2019 Alabama state volleyball tournament pairings

More than a dozen high school volleyball teams from the Tennessee Valley will be competing chance to win a state title in Birmingham.

  Hazel Green hosts pink football game to honor cancer fighters

Hazel Green hosts pink football game to honor cancer fighters

  Muscle Shoals High School names interim head baseball coach

Muscle Shoals High School has named Paul Ellis as the baseball team's interim head coach.

  North Alabama basketball star Tommy Murr picks Lipscomb as college destination

The nation’s leading scorer in high school basketball has made his college decision.

  Muscle Shoals High School head baseball coach on leave

Josh LouAllen was put on administrative leave from Muscle Shoals High School.

  AHSAA approves play clock moving to 40 seconds this season

The AHSAA has ruled in favor of a 40-second clock instead of a 25-second play clock.

Get ready for high school football season with 100 Yard Dash previews

WAFF 48 News is traveling around north Alabama to walk the length of a high school football field with head coaches.

  Hall of Famers honor local Stallworth Foundation recipients

This is the last year of the John Stallworth Celebrity Golf Tournament, which has helped raise more than $550,000 for scholarships for students in and around north Alabama.

  Brooks wins first state baseball title in school history

The Lions beat Sipsey Valley 6-4.

  Lee high school’s Kobe Brown announces where he will play college basketball

Lee high school basketball standout Kobe Brown will announce where he plans to play college basketball on Tuesday.

  Athens coach shows his team how to make ‘manly’ Mother’s Day gifts

Coach Steve Carter wanted to do something special for Mother’s Day. Carter is known to be a handyman and jack of all trades, so he taught them how to make their mothers jewelry.

  JPII ready for state

The Falcons of JPII’s boys and girls teams found a way to the Final Four this week.

  Athens football coach’s tire-changing lesson goes viral

Mondays are called “Manly Mondays” at Athens High School. The football team has their workouts then gets some real world lessons from head football coach Cody Gross.

Prattville Lion born without hand defies odds on baseball field

A Prattville Lion is defying odds on the baseball field.

Hazel Green girls win 6A basketball championship

The defending 6A girls basketball championship Hazel Green Trojans are taking on Opelika for the 2019 title.

Alabama high school basketball championship results

Teams from across the state will travel to Birmingham starting Monday to compete for a state title.

Alabama high school basketball semifinal results

Teams from across the state will travel to Birmingham starting Monday to compete for a state title.

  Decatur Heritage boys advance to championship on buzzer beater

The Decatur Heritage boys basketball team will play for a state championship following dramatic semi-final finish.

  Hartselle’s highest-winning head coach takes over at Madison Academy

Bob Godsey, the highest-winning coach in Hartselle High School history, will become the head coach at Madison Academy.

  Hazel Green Trojans get new head coach

Joel Schrenk has been named the new head coach at Hazel Green High School.

  Northwest Regional high school basketball results

Several Tennessee Valley high schools are participating in the Alabama High School Athletic Association Northwest Regional Tournament in Hanceville.

Northeast Regional high school basketball results

A number of high school basketball teams from the Tennessee Valley are competing in post-season play at Jacksonville State University.

  Madison brothers are first twins to sign D1 scholarship for track this year

The first set of twins to sign a D1 scholarship together are in Madison.

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.

  Randolph Middle School basketball player makes the shot of a lifetime

Eighth-grade guard Andrew Hunter and Randolph Middle School Student made the shot of a lifetime last night at his basketball game.

  Fyffe football team reflects on magical season and state championship win

One week ago, the Fyffe Red Devils took home the state football championship. On Friday, some of the players and coaches spoke about the big win.

  Fyffe wins 2A state title, completes undefeated season

The Fyffe Red Devils have completed an undefeated season and secured the 2A state football title.

  UMS-Wright tops Deshler in 4A football state championship

The Deshler Tigers fell to UMS-Wright on Friday in the 4A state title game.

  Mars Hill wins 1A football state championship

A magical run for the Mars Hill Bible School football team has ended with a state championship.

  Fyffe Red Devils travel to Auburn for 2A state football championship

An entire community gathered Thursday morning at Fyffe High School in DeKalb County. They were there to wish the Red Devils team the best as they headed to Auburn to compete for the 2A football state championship.

  Hall of Famer offers Huntsville student athletes encouragement against bullying

John Hannah talked about his own experience and how to put up a wall to prevent other peoples' opinions get to you as a player.