Congratulations Interim Coach Wesley Button

It was announced today and confirmed by Opelika High Principal Dr. Farrell Seymore, that after the resignation of 1st year Coach Emmanuel Brown that Assistant Coach Wesley Button has been named interim head coach of the boys Opelika High School basketball team. Coach Button has been with the Opelika team for six years. He had also served under OHS Coach John Wadsworth but he moved to Enterprise to take a coaching position at Enterprise High School.

Coach Button will take the team to Auburn High School on 1/5/21 to take on the Baby Tigers.

@OpelikaHoops@OpelikaHigh@opelikaschools

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OHS Basketball Coach Brown

Breaking News tonight From D Mark Mitchell: He is hearing that First-Year Opelika Head Basketball Coach Emmanuel Brown has resigned. Opelika boys basketball team is off to a 0-5 record and play Auburn High on Tuesday night in Auburn. It appears Assistant coach Wesley Button will take over as “Interim Head Coach”. More details later

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9:15 O twitter D Mark Mitchell made the following announcement.

“Opelika High Principal Dr. Farrell Seymore CONFIRMED the resignation of Emmanuel Brown as head Basketball coach! @FarrellSeymore said Coach Wesley Button will assume the head coaching duties, becoming an interim head coach.” @OpelikaHoops@OpelikaHigh@opelikaschools

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Auburn …. Gus is Out… Search is on – New Head Coach Hired

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On the 13th of December the day after Auburn’s win over Miss State by the score of 24-10, Auburn announced that Gus was no longer of the Auburn Tigers. During the week a search was on but Auburn stilled received an invite to the Vrbo Citrus Bowel with Coach Steel leading the team as interim head coach. The search for a coach has been on for a week, and today, it was announced that Boise State’s head coach Bryan Harsin was named the new Head Coach at Auburn University.

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AHSAA 2020 State Football Playoffs Semifinal Results 11-27-20

CLASS 1A
Linden (13-0) 22, Brantley (13-1) 7
Pickens County (11-3) 24, Berry (11-2) 18

CLASS 2A

Abbeville (12-1) 60, Leroy (11-2) 45
Mars Hill Bible (12-2) 32, Spring Garden (12-2) 14

CLASS 3A

Montgomery Catholic (12-2) 35, Montgomery Academy (13-1) 28 (OT)
Fyffe (14-0) 14, Piedmont (12-2) 6

CLASS 4AHandley (11-1) 34, American Christian (13-1) 13
Gordo (13-1) 21, Etowah (10-3) 14

CLASS 5A
St. Paul’s Episcopal (14-0) 21, Faith Academy (12-2) 20 (OT)
Pleasant Grove (11-2) 35, Ramsay (12-1) 14

CLASS 6A
Spanish Fort (11-3) 13, Saraland (11-3) 7
Pinson Valley (11-2) 27, Mountain Brook (12-2) 10
AHSAA SUPER 7 STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
At Bryant-Denny Stadium, Tuscaloosa, Dec. 2-3-4

Wednesday, Dec. 2
CLASS 7A Finals
Auburn (11-1) vs. Thompson (13-0), 7 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 3
CLASS 3A Finals
Montgomery Catholic (12-2) vs. Fyffe (14-0), 10 a.m.
CLASS 1A Finals
Linden (13-0) vs. Pickens County (11-3),  2:45 p.m.
CLASS 5A Finals
St. Paul’s Episcopal (14-0) vs. Pleasant Grove (11-2), 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 4
CLASS 4A Finals
Gordo vs. Handley, 10 a.m.
CLASS 2A Finals
Abbeville (12-1) vs. Mars Hill Bible (12-2),  2:45 p.m.
CLASS 6A Finals
Spanish Fort (11-3) vs. Pinson Valley (11-2), 7:30 p.m.

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AHSAA 2020 State Football Playoffs Quarterfinal Results & Pairing 11-20-20

AHSAA 2020 State Football Playoffs
Quarterfinal Results
CLASS 1A

Linden (13-0) 35, Sweet Water (8-3) 6 
Brantley (13-0) 21, Maplesville (9-4) 19
Berry (11-1) 42, Brilliant (7-6) 21
Pickens County (10-3) 40, Hubbertville (9-3) 24

CLASS 2A

Abbeville (11-1) 38, Isabella (11-2) 20
Leroy (11-1) 28, Lanett (10-3) 21
Spring Garden (12-1) 21, North Sand Mountain (11-2) 0
Mars Hill Bible (11-2) 55, Aliceville (7-5) 14

CLASS 3A
Montgomery Academy (13-0) 42, Trinity Presbyterian (10-3) 21
Montgomery Catholic (11-2) 24, Thomasville (10-2) 15
Fyffe (13-0) 26, Ohatchee (11-2) 7
Piedmont (12-1) 38, Saks (8-4) 20

CLASS 4AAmerican Christian (13-0) 38, Alabama Christian (10-3) 7
Handley (11-1) 35, Bibb County (10-3) 21
Etowah (10-2) 49, Northside (10-3) 14
Gordo (12-1) 48, West Limestone (11-2) 13

CLASS 5A
Faith Academy (12-1) 37, UMS-Wright (8-5) 16
St. Paul’s Episcopal (13-0) 27, Central, Clay County (11-2) 13
Pleasant Grove (10-2) 35, Alexandria (11-2) 7
Ramsay (12-0) 54, Russellville (10-3) 14

CLASS 6A
Saraland (11-2) 46, Opelika (9-3) 27
Spanish Fort (10-3) 24, Blount (8-5) 14
Pinson Valley (10-2) 34, Oxford (11-2) 2
Mountain Brook (12-1) 21, Clay-Chalkville (11-2) 10

CLASS 7A

Auburn (11-1) 35, Central-Phenix City (8-5) 17
Thompson (13-0) 52, Hoover (11-2) 14

AHSAA 2020 State Football Playoffs
Semifinal Pairings
Friday, November 27
CLASS 1A

Brantley (13-0) at Linden (13-0)
Pickens County (10-3) at Berry (11-1)

CLASS 2A

Abbeville (11-1) at Leroy (11-1)
Spring Garden (12-1) at Mars Hill Bible (11-2)

CLASS 3A

Montgomery Catholic (11-2) at Montgomery Academy (13-0)
Piedmont (12-1) at Fyffe (13-0)

CLASS 4AHandley (11-1) at American Christian (13-0)
Gordo (12-1) at Etowah (10-2)

CLASS 5A
Faith Academy (12-1) at St. Paul’s Episcopal (13-0)
Pleasant Grove (10-2) at Ramsay (12-0)

CLASS 6A
Saraland (11-2) at Spanish Fort (10-3)
Mountain Brook (12-1) at Pinson Valley (10-2)

CLASS 7A Finals
Thompson (13-0) vs. Auburn (11-1), Wed., Dec. 2, Bryant-Denny Stadium, 7 p.m.

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OHS Girls over Handley in OT 75-70

Girls Basketball – Opelika played Handley on 11/17 and came with a win in an overtime game. At end of 4 quarters of play, it was tied at 65. In OT, Opelika hit several free throws and played great defense winning the game 75 – 70 (even though the scoreboard said 75-71) Here are some pics from that game. The Girls are now 2-0 for the year. High scorers were: #12 Kaitlyn Bryant – 24 points, #24 Haley Sanders – 23 points, #10 Ladajah Huguley – 13 points

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