Hamilton Aggies

Aggies end season with loss to Fayette

Kevin McBride runs in a touchdown for the Aggies.

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
HAMILTON — Hamilton ended their season on another loss this past Friday as the Fayette Tigers came to visit Sargent Stadium.
Hamilton came into the game with a 1-8 record and struggled to get things going throughout the season.
In the first quarter of the game, Fayette scored a touchdown just about six minutes in.
Two minutes into the second quarter, Fayette added to their lead with another touchdown.

Aggies struggle against Dora Friday night

Hamilton’s Kevin McBride rushes for the Aggies.

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
HAMILTON — The Hamilton Aggies struggled to capitalize on last week’s victory with a big loss to Dora on Friday night away from home.
Hamilton, who came into the game on just a 1-5 record, was looking to improve their form in the final four games of the season.
Just a couple of minutes into the game, Dora opened the scoring and added on a second touchdown shortly after.
Following a short drive from the Aggies, Dora added to the score with another touchdown after a 16 yard run.

Aggies snap losing streak against Curry

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
JASPER — The Hamilton Aggies were finally able to end their losing streak with a big win against the Curry Yellow Jackets in Jasper Friday, Sept. 30, with a score of 40-24
Hamilton opened the scoring and scored 16 points in the first quarter of the game.
They continued their scoring form with a touchdown in the second quarter of the game but were unable to keep Curry quiet as they scored a touchdown of their own.

Blue Devils spoil Aggies Homecoming

The Hamilton Aggies take the field in their Homecoming game against the Cordova Blue Devils.

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
BRILLIANT —  The Hamilton Aggies had a good night spoiled after losing to the Cordova Blue Devils in their Homecoming game.
The community in Hamilton was out in full force for the big occasion, but the festivities didn’t last long after Hamilton struggled yet again defensively as they continued their winless run in the beginning of the season.

Aggie fight not enough in Gardendale

Kevin McBride (#24) rushes to get a first down for the Aggies.

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
GARDENDALE — The Hamilton Aggies suffered their third consecutive loss of the season, falling away from home to Oak Grove in Gardendale on Thursday, Sept. 8.
The game was originally set to be played in Bessemer, but due to work being done to the field at Oak Grove, the game was moved to Gardendale.
The Aggies lost by a score line of 27-14 in Hamilton’s first Thursday night game of the season.

Football kicks off this week for area schools

Blake Vaughn (left) and Ty Kerr run drills during an open practice under the lights for the Hamilton Aggies.

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
HAMILTON — Football season officially kicks off this week, and the Journal Record is ready to cover all of the action!
Football teams across the county have been practicing all summer with the goal of becoming state champions this season.

Every week, we will feature football games from all over the county in our sports section where you will be able to read stories from the games and view our young players from each school in action.

 

Hamilton claims victory of St. John Paul II in blow-out fashion

The Hamilton Aggies blew out St. John Paul II 10-4 on Friday, April 22.
Hamilton fired up the offense in the first inning. Eli Jackson hit a solo homer.
Hamilton scored four runs in the fifth inning. The big inning was thanks to a single by Joseph Aycock and an error on a ball put in play by Jackson.
Jackson was credited with the victory for Hamilton. Jackson surrendered four runs on eight hits over seven innings, striking out four.
El Shelton took the loss for St. John Paul II. The bulldog allowed nine hits and ten runs over five innings, striking out six.