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TALLASSEE TIGERS 2017 SCHEDULE

Aug. 18 - TIGER NIGHT
Aug. 25 - vs. Russell County (Home)
Sep. 1 - vs. W.S. Neal (Away)
Sep. 8 - vs. Handley (Away)
Sep. 15 - vs. Childersburg (Home)
Sep. 22 - vs. Munford (Away)
Sep. 29 - vs. T.R. Miller (Away)
Oct. 6 - vs. Dadeville (Home)
Oct. 13 - vs. Holtville (Away)
Oct. 20 - vs. Leeds
**HOMECOMING** (Home)
Oct. 27 - vs. Elmore County
**SENIOR NIGHT** (Home)

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REELTOWN REBELS 2017 SCHEDULE

Aug. 24 - vs. Notasulga (Away)
Aug. 31 - vs. Dadeville (Home)
Sep. 8 - vs. Woodland (Home)
Sep. 15 - vs. Horseshoe Bend (Away)
Sep. 22 - vs. Lanett (Home)
Oct. 6 - vs. Ranburne (Home)
Oct. 13 - vs. LaFayette (Away)
Oct. 20 - vs. Vincent (Away)
Oct. 27 - vs. Fayetteville (Home)
Nov. 2 - vs. Loachapoka (Away)

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From the Alabama News Network: CBS 8 & ABC 32 Montgomery
January 16th
From the West Alabama Newsroom– Dr. Martin Luther King Jr led the Voting Rights Movement in Selma back in 1965 and community service marked the King Day celebration. The annual mobile food pantry is part of a community effort to honor the memory and…
January 16th
It was a day of reflection, as many around the nation honored the life and legacy of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church held its 43rd birthday celebration for the civil rights icon but those in attendance also g…
January 16th
Visitors can literally walk in the footsteps of Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Medgar Evers, John Lewis and other African -American activists thanks to the U.S. Civil Rights Trail. Governor Kay Ivey made Alabama’s announcement of the civil righ…
January 15th
Through heartfelt song and a hearty breakfast, hundreds gathered in Butler County Monday morning to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “I came out here today to celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and what he did for not only for A…
January 15th
Governor Kay Ivey has issued a State of Emergency effective at 6:00 p.m. Monday for all Alabama counties in preparation for potential severe winter weather. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for a large portion of Alabama i…

National News
January 17th
WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon's attorney relayed questions, in real time, to the White House during a House Intelligence Committee interview of the former Trump chief strategist, people familiar with the closed-door session told The Associated Press.
January 17th
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan tried pressuring Democrats on Wednesday to back legislation preventing a weekend federal shutdown. But he gave little ground on the partisan battle over immigration, an issue many Democrats say must be resolved be…
January 17th
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's use of the terms "fake news" and "enemy of the people" is "shameful" and reminiscent of words infamously used by Soviet dictator Josef Stalin to describe his enemies, Republican Sen. Jeff Flake said Wednesday.

National Entertainment News
January 16th
LONDON (AP) — The death of The Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan is not being treated as suspicious, British police said Tuesday. A friend said the singer sounded excited and "full of life" just hours before her death.
January 16th
NEW YORK (AP) — Timothee Chalamet says he will donate his salary for an upcoming Woody Allen film to charities fighting sexual harassment and abuse.
January 16th
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. barely had time to ease into retirement before NBC Sports gave him a full workload.

 Music News

On This Day In Music
David Bowie reached No.1 in the American album charts for the first time with Blackstar, released two days before his death on 10 January. His highest-charting US album previously had been The Next Day, which peaked at No.2 in 2013.
English drummer Dale Griffin died aged 67. He was a founder member of Mott the Hoople best known for classic tracks 'Roll Away The Stone' and 'All The Young Dudes'. The band who made eight albums during their five-and-a-half year existence, reformed to ma…
American blues singer-songwriter and pianist Tommy Tucker died, aged 48, after being overcome by poisonous fumes while he was renovating the floors of his New York City home. Tucker wrote the 1964 US No.11 hit 'Hi Heel Sneakers'. Tucker left the music ind…
A section of Bellevue Boulevard in Memphis was renamed Elvis Presley Boulevard. The remaining length of road kept its original name after protests from the Bellevue Baptist Church.

Sports News

National Sports News
January 17th
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski has died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
January 17th
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver was asked in London last week about fining misbehaving players, and even he acknowledged the penalties aren't much of a deterrent.
January 17th
BOSTON (AP) — Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans eventually were too big for the Boston Celtics.
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Troy University Football News
Jan 15, 2018
Troy head football coach Neal Brown announced Monday the addition 17-year coaching veteran Mark Perry as his new director of operations.
Jan 11, 2018
The 2017 Troy football season was truly one to remember ... take a visual journey with us as we look back at the moments that helped rewrite the history books.
Jan 9, 2018
A sixth Sun Belt Conference championship, a school-FBS record 11 wins, a New Orleans Bowl title and a marquee victory at LSU all were the catalyst for Troy breaking Sun Belt postseason thresholds as the final polls of the 2017 season were released Monday.
Jan 8, 2018
Troy true freshman Marcus Jones has landed on his third All-America team of the year as the Football Writers Association of America named him to its Freshman All-America Team. The team was announced Monday morning at the annual FWAA awards breakfast prior…
Jan 3, 2018
A pair of leaders on Troy's top-rated defense are headed to the Spiral Tropical Bowl in Daytona Beach, Fla., on January 14. Linebacker Sam Lebbie and cornerback Kamryn Melton will represent the Trojans in the all-star classic.
Dec 21, 2017
Following a record-breaking career, Troy quarterback Brandon Silvers is headed to the Reese's Senior Bowl. It marks the second-straight year for a Trojan in the premier all-star game after offensive lineman Antonio Garcia played in the game last season; G…
Dec 21, 2017
In three seasons under head coach Neal Brown, the Troy football program has experienced tremendous growth on the field, in the classroom, within the community and in the stands. The 2017 season was no different as Troy shattered the single-season attendan…