Hamilton Aggies Football

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.

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.

Aggies downed by Corner Yellow Jackets 52-14

Josh Franks (#8) runs the ball up the field.

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
HAMILTON — The Hamilton Aggies struggled heavily on the defensive end as the Corner Yellow Jackets spoiled the Aggies’ first home game of the season. The Yellow Jackets won 52-14, in a game that left Hamilton players dejected on the sidelines.
Corner found it all too easy to rush the ball, with their running back finding an easy route on the outside and brushing off tackles from almost every play.

Hamilton Aggies fall late to Red Bay

Kenly Cochran (#11) tries to stop the opposing running back during the Aggies’ clash with Red Bay on Friday night.

By Louis Mellini
Staff writer
RED BAY — The Hamilton Aggies nearly got off to a perfect start in Red Bay, but were unable to hold off their opponents in the final seconds of the game, losing 22-20.
Hamilton’s secondary quarterback, Mason Holloway, played the full length of the game with starting quarterback Seth Ables still carrying an injury from pre-season.
Hamilton started the scoring through Kenly Cochran, who scored the team’s first touchdown of the regular season in the second quarter.