The Alto Yellowjackets are ranked No. 2 in our preseason Class 2A/Private Schools poll.
The Carlisle Lady Indians went 2-1 on the first day of the West Rusk Tournament on Thursday.
The Big Sandy Wildcats begin the year ranked No. 3 in our Class 2A/Private Schools poll.
The colossal District 11-2A Division I showdown between San Augustine and Alto checks in at No. 14 on our list of the top 25 games of 2017.
The San Augustine Wolves check in at No. 4 in our preseason Class 2A/Private Schools poll.
Beckville continued to roll on the young season with a dominating sweep of Henderson, Tuesday night.
Carlisle was a pleasant surprise a season ago and 10 starters are back from that regional finalist team.
We like what the Indians have cooking. They will begin the year ranked fifth in our Class 2A/Private Schools poll.
Associated Press High School Football Poll
Here is The Associated Press preseason high school poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, and points based on 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1.
Others receiving votes: 11, Spring Westfield 8...
There's not much doubt here in the preseason Union Grove will contest for the District 10-2A Division I crown.
Sixteen returning starters and head coach Roger Adams' track record at a historically downtrodden school will put those kinds of expectations on a program. We think the Lions are in for a pretty good season, so they will begin the year ranked sixth in the Class 2A/Private Schools poll.
This district had its struggles when postseason play began last year. In fact, none of the four playoff-bound teams made it to the area round.
District 9-2A Division I is still probably the weakest of four Region III districts, but the top finishers from the league might finally be in position to make some noise in November