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Goss not with Lions

UAPB coach Monte Coleman announced Tuesday that defensive lineman Troy Goss has left the team because of “issues with summer school classes,” but added there is a possibility he will return this season.

Tough test awaits defending champs

Ridgway Christian have been very blessed in their short amount of time as a football program. The Eagles won six games in their first year and went undefeated in its second season — including an American Association of Christian Schools state championship. “Knowing what Southwest Christian had coming back and how strong Mount Olive was, I was pleasantly surprised by what we did last year,” Ridgway head coach Trent Young said. All good things must come to an end eventually, however, as the Eagles are staring down the barrel of a tough 2014 season.

Ricebirds under new leadership

STUTTGART — As one of the four schools in the Southeast Arkansas area to hire a new head football coach over the offseason, the Stuttgart Ricebirds have a lot to prove after a down season last year.