The Thompson Warriors went into their Thanksgiving break in style taking down the Calera Eagles, 59-47 as host of their 2nd Annual Thompson Warrior Thanksgiving Invitational championship. The tournament expanded in its second year to include eight teams and the Warriors took wins against Bibb County and Huntsville to advance to Wednesday’s championship. Calera won games against Spanish Fort and Northridge.
“Going into the season we definitely wanted to beef up our schedule a
The Thompson football team entered the 2019 offseason with questions galore. Could they keep the program’s momentum going? How do you replace Taulia Tagovailoa? How can you overcome losing over 20 starters in two years? And finally: can they take down Hoover again for a shot at redemption in the state championship?
At long last, the answer to all those questions is a resounding yes.
Another strong showing from Sawyer Pate and his receivers plus the most impressive defensive p
Mark Freeman and the Thompson Warriors could teach a master class in how to bounce back. Two weeks after taking their first loss of the season at Hewitt-Trussville, Thompson answered their critics and overwhelmed the Austin Black Bears with a huge first half on the way to a resounding 54-20 win in the first round of the 7A AHSAA playoffs.
Thompson (9-1) had fallen out of the no. 1 ranking which they had held for most of the 2019 season, but quickly reminded the entire state h