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Billingsley updates home schedule

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(August 25, 2017)

Billingsley’s plight with its football stadium has drawn the attention of others.

Billingsley coaches and players learned last Friday their football field was condemned for the 2017 season, forcing them to move their six home games to other locations.

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BREAKING NEWS: Billingsley sent packing for home games by Autauga BOE

The Billingsley Bears will move their home games from Mims Field to possibly Marbury or Jemison due to a ruling by the Autauga County Board of Education. (Photo by Tim Gayle)

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(August 21, 2017)

BILLINGSLEY -There were just two weeks remaining until the 2017 season opener and the Billingsley Bears found a quarterback, a running game and the pieces of an offensive and defensive line puzzle that could possibly transform the Bears into a playoff team.

Now, the only thing missing is a football stadium.

On Friday, school officials were informed that Mims Field, the site of some of Billingsley High’s greatest triumphs, including a win over Parrish for the 1992 state championship, is unsafe and cannot be used for the 2017 football season.

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Local prep softball teams come up short in state tourney

LAMP finished second in Class 4A, losing to Curry in the final. (Staff Photo)

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(May 20, 2016)

Three area teams came agonizingly close to capturing a state championship at the annual Alabama High School Athletic Association state softball tournament, led by appearances in the state finals by LAMP and Billingsley.

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PLAYOFF UPDATE: Carver's hopes end with loss to Wetumpka

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(October 23, 2015)

There were only a handful of high school games played on Thursday night, but three of the games had a huge impact on a trio of River Region teams, knocking them out of state playoff contention.

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Turk, Dunigan named Players of the Week

Combined Reports
(September 24, 2015)

The Montgomery Quarterback Club has announced its Players of the Week for games of Sept. 18.

Jake Turk from Trinity Presbyterian School is the Private School Player of the Week and Derrick Dunigan from Billingsley High School is the Public School Player of the Week.

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PREP CAPSULES: Billingsley battles Maplesville one more time

Staff Report
(November 28, 2014)

For 24 teams, it's down to one game for a trip to the Super 7.

The 7A final is set with Prattville and Hoover ready to tangle on Wednesday. Now, the rest of the dance card is to be decided in the other six classes on Friday.

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QB Club announces prep players of the week

(November 6, 2013)

The Montgomery Quarterback Club has announced its Players of the Week for games of Nov. 1. Thomas Nichols from Billingsley High School is the Public School Player of the Week and Frank Moody from St. James School is the Private School Player of the Week.

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AHSAA State Baseball First-round results

Compiled by RRS Staff

Results for the Alabama High School Athletic Association state baseball playoffs first round. (River Region teams in bold.)

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