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How to regionalize AHSAA state semifinal football games 2023.

AHSAA Executive Director Alvin Briggs speaks to the Alabama Sports Writers Association in Jacksonville. Speaking at the Alabama Sports Writers Association’s 51st convention last weekend, AHSAA executive director Alvin Briggs said moving the AHSAA state’s semifinal football games to regionals is still a “possibility.”

The semi-finals are still on the table,” Briggs said. “We have to figure out how to regionalize.

Briggs said the stadiums at Alabama A&M, Jacksonville AHSAA State, Troy and South Alabama would be ideal sites for the semifinal games. He said an issue at the moment is a satisfactory location on the western side of the state to host the semifinal games.

Currently, all AHSAA state semifinal games are played on campus with Super 7 state championship games played on a rotating basis at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, and Defensive Stadium in Birmingham.

Briggs was also asked if the expanded College Football Playoff, starting in 2024, would affect future Super 7s at Auburn and Alabama.

Right now, we have contracts with those schools,” he said. “We don’t know how it will work. They don’t know how it will happen.”

Super 7 is scheduled to take place in Tuscaloosa this fall and in Birmingham in 2024.

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Briggs also announced that the AHSAA is preparing to add two new sanctioned girls sports during the next classification period.

They are flag football and wrestling.

Alabama has piloted girls flag football the past two seasons. Briggs said the state started with 76 teams a year ago and ended with 67, and now has about 96 announced to play this fall.

He said 65 schools have announced girls’ wrestling.

Basketball’s new foul rule

Briggs said he likes the new NFHS rules regarding foul shots in high school basketball.

The National Federation of State High School Associations announced last month that, beginning next year, teams will shoot two free throws for all common fouls while in the bonus. And 1-and-1 s.

Basketball’s new foul rule

Briggs said he likes the new NFHS rules regarding foul shots in high school basketball.

The National Federation of State High School Associations announced last month that, beginning next year, teams will shoot two free throws for all common fouls while the bonus is in play. and 1-and-1 s.

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