The Albany Lions win over Muenster earlier this week pushed the Lions into the state semifinal game for the ninth time in program history, and they say they're excited to be there, but their goal is to keep moving forward and title game. In order to do that they will have to get past the second ranked team in the state, the Wellington Rockets.
The Albany Lions are back in the state semifinals for the 9th time in school history.
Once again mother nature has taken it's toll on the scheduled football games forcing many to reschedule to later dates, including the Albany Lions, who are coming off a last second victory in the regional round over a previously undefeated Iraan team.
The Albany Lions opened up their playoff campaign today as they took on McCamey in Colorado City.
A field goal in the closing seconds of the fourth quarter locked up a district title for Albany on Friday night.
The Albany Lions are playing for their district championship on Friday night.
The Albany Lions hosted the Cross Plains Buffaloes as Cross Plains looked to beat Albany for the first time since 1934.
The Albany Lions cruised to a convincing 74-0 win over Gorman on Friday night.
Munday in Albany tonight as they look for their first win of the season.
The Albany Lions rose up to Class 2A on Friday night for a win on the road at Jim Ned.
The Lady Lions of Albany in game one of their series the Menard Yellow Jackets.
Its' already creating quite the stir and quite the impact.
Several Albany homeowners were evacuated after a fire erupted at a nearby gas propane company building.
They were at the gate at the Abilene Regional Airport to receive him with open arms.
Albany wins big Friday Night, 63-15.
The Wylie Bulldogs make their 1st appearance in our countdown of the top match ups of 2012. The Bulldogs are set to be at home to take on Graham in Week 2.
Dee Paul returns for his senior year as the district's preseason offensive MVP and he is the preseason Class A Division 2 Player of the Year. Texas Football says the SMU commit is the biggest star in Class A.
The Albany Lady Lions started their series with Seymour Thursday at ACU.
Julia Putnam and her family own the Camp Cooper Ranch, home to an old Civil War fort and she's dedicated the past three years to unveil a hidden cemetery.
Ronnie Anderson isn't the only one in Albany resident with a passion for classic cars.
The Stamford Bulldogs came from behind to defeat the Albany Lions 43-37.
The high school girls basketball playoffs are here and we have a look at your matchups starting as soon as Monday February 12th.
The #13 ranked Albany Lions playing host to defending state champion Eula Friday.
14 Big Country schools are mentioned in the Texas High School Basketball Coaches Association Top 25 this week.
Cooper's Lorenzo Joe, Cisco's Hayden Lewis, and Stamford's Jesse Ramos are honored in the Winter Edition of Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine.
The latest Texas Association of Basketball Coaches rankings were released today with several big country teams making some big noise.
Stamford beats Albany 28-21 in rematch.
The Albany Lions start their run in the Class A Division 1 playoffs this week. The Lions are coming off a bye week in the Bi-district round.
Albany vs. Olney (Albany-62, Olney-7)
12 Big Country schools are mentioned in this week's Harris Ratings.
Albany vs. Stamford (Albany-28, Stamford-21)
The Stamford Bulldogs understand the importance of this week's game against the Albany Lions
Albany vs. Winters (Albany-48, Winters-14)
Since the beginning of the season, the expectations have been high for this Albany Lions football team. Now that they sit undefeated on the season, it seems those expectations have been filled.
12 Big Country schools are in the Harris Ratings Top 25 heading into Week 5 of the 2011 season.
Albany vs. Coleman (Albany-34, Coleman-13)
Hawley leads 14 Big Country schools in the Harris Ratings Top 25.
Albany vs. Hamlin (Albany-56, Hamlin-14)
A lucky 13 Big Country high school football teams are mentioned in this week's Harris Ratings Top 25. The Abilene High Eagles continue to climb the rankings this week after hammering Tulsa Booker T. Washington high school on Saturday. The Eagles are ranked 15th in the state. This week's opponent, Harlingen, is 16th in the ratings.
The Weekly Harris Ratings were released today and there was some movement after last fridays games.
Albany vs. Jim Ned
The Abilene high eagles started the season as the 18th ranked team in the state according to Harris, but the eagles took a leap forward.
The Albany Lions looked to be loaded again this year.
The Albany Lions were rolling along last season until they got a dose of adversity after losing their starting quarterback, sophomore quarterback and kicker, Jake Bumgardner stepped in and the Lions didn't miss a beat.
In 2010 Jake Bumgardner got the opportunity to quarterback the Albany lions for 10 games a run that included a trip to the state quarterfinals.
The second week of practices have been kept in the morning hours due to the extreme afternoon heat.
The opening days of football workouts have been hard hitting and hot, but coach Denney Faith says the excitement level and work ethic haven't been tempered by the soaring heat.