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Golden Tigers Get 42-21 Road Win vs. JPII

The Golden Tigers football team got in the win column with a 42-21 road victory against the St. John Paul Catholic Falcons on Friday night. Senior Bernard Phinizee had a huge night for Russellville.  He took the opening kickoff 80 yards for a touchdown.  After JPII tied the game up at 7-7, the senior took […]

Players of the Week for Mae Jemison Game

The Golden Tigers football staff announced Players of the Week for the Mae Jemison game. Race Horse (Offensive MVP): Freshmen QB Luke Barnwell and Senior WR Bernard Phinizee Scrambler (Highest Grading Offensive Lineman): Senior OL John David Palmer Hardest Hit: Senior WR Bernard Phinizee, Senior DL Jeff Lloyd, and Senior DB Wylie Boyd Special Teams MVP: Junior Kener Perez Scout […]

Football Names Players of the Week for Lawrence County Game

Players of the Week for the Lawrence County game were announced Sunday afternoon to the football team. Race Horse (Offensive MVP): Freshmen QB Luke Barnwell and Senior WR Logan Jones Scrambler (Highest Grading Offensive Lineman): Senior OL John David Palmer Meanest Tiger (Defensive MVP):  Junior Safety Wylie Boyd Hardest Hit: Senior WR Bernard Phinizee Special Teams MVP: Senior WR […]

Football Names Players of the Week for Lee Game

Although the young Golden Tigers struggled in their first region game of the 2017 season, several players played well and earned Player of the Week honors. Race Horse (Offensive MVP): Bernard Phinizee and Robert Hamilton Scrambler (Highest Grading Offensive Lineman): John David Palmer Meanest Tiger (Defensive MVP):  Andres Tomas Hardest Hit: Jeff Lloyd Special Teams […]

Russellville JV Football Wins Defensive Slugfest vs. Deshler

The junior varsity football installment of the Russellville/Deshler rivalry was a defensive showdown.  The Golden Tigers were able to take the 3-0 victory over the visitors from Tuscumbia off of a 40-plus yard field goal from the foot of junior Kener Perez.   Other offensive highlights included a big 65 yard hook up on a […]

Football Falls at Deshler 35-3 to Open Season

The Russellville Golden Tigers took a 3-0 lead after their first drive of the game off the foot of Samuel Bahena, but the homestanding Deshler Tigers answered with 35 unanswered points to snap a three game losing streak to RHS. Senior Robert Hamilton led the Golden Tigers offensively with 103 rushing yards off of nineteen […]

After School Activities Cancelled

Due to the threat of inclement weather, all after school activities at Russellville City Schools have been cancelled for Thursday, August 31, 2017.  This includes all athletic practices and contests. All football players are to report to the fieldhouse at 6am on Friday, September 1, for a walkthrough.  The Golden Tigers will travel to Tuscumbia […]

Buckhalter Moves to Strength Coach for All Athletes

Going into his thirteenth year at RHS, Coach Tony Buckhalter has been a major part of the success the football program has achieved during that time period.  Coach Buck has served as the football team’s strength coach during that time along with fulfilling his other duties as the team’s running backs coach as well as […]

“Meet the Tigers” Scheduled for Tuesday 8/22

Golden Tigers fans can get their first glimpse of the fall varsity athletic teams on Tuesday, August 22, at 6:30pm.  Those in attendance will be introduced to the football, volleyball, and cross country teams along with the varsity and junior varsity cheer squads.  Admission is free. This is a great way to see your Golden […]

Buy Your Gold Card and Support Golden Tiger Football

The Golden Tiger football team has launched its annual Gold Card fundraiser.  The Gold Cards are good for discounts at several establishments in Russellville and the Shoals area.  The cards are $20 each and will pay for themselves through the discounts provided.  See a football coach or player today to get yours!  All proceeds will […]

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