Category Archives: Football Varsity

The Rebels’ road to the 2019 State Championship was an unusual one. The season started 0-2, with opponents outscoring the Rebels 97-12.  But then something changed. All it took was a spark—a 49-14 victory over Evangel—and the Rebels finished the season 11-1, averaging 41.3 points per game, and allowing only 16 per game.   The Playoffs BA entered the playoffs ranked 2nd in the region, behind Tuscaloosa Academy. The Rebels hosted Fort Dale Academy and saw a 49-0 victory. With three rushing touchdowns, a pick-6, fumble recovery and punt returns for touchdowns, the Rebels just couldn’t be stopped. For the second round, BA traveled to the defending state champion, Monroe Academy. The Rebels beat Monroe 38-21 in the regular season, but this game would be on their turf, so all bets were off. But after just one quarter, the Rebels were on top 21-7, and the gap only widened from…

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Few words can express the pride that we, the Rebel Nation, are feeling. An amazing team. An amazing coaching staff. An amazing school. An amazing year. An amazing win. We are Bessemer.   Get all the game photos HERE. Story by  

After a 4+ hour drive to Albany, GA, the Rebels shut out the Deerfield-Windsor Knights 34-0. While shaking hands with the Knights, the Rebels were told, “It was nice having you here. Don’t come back.” Click here for photos We’re on the road again next week at Autauga Academy in Prattville, AL.

Tonight our varsity football team faces off against Lamar School, from Mississippi to kick off the 2016 season. We are honored to have been invited to the Southeastern Commission of Independent School’s inaugural Kick-Off Classic in the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery.   If you are unable to attend, you can buy live stream access online for 7.99 for the game. Just visit   We will also be live tweeting the game, so follow us on Twitter @bessemerrebels GO REBELS!

National signing day is a celebration for athletes all over the country, and today at Bessemer Academy three of our highly recruited football players made their decisions known. All three were AISA All Stars. Outside linebacker Jordan B. Jones (pictured left) has chosen Alabama A&M in Huntsville. Offensive lineman Mike Williams (center) gave the nod to Samford University in Homewood. Cornerback¬†Brodie Medders (pictured right) will be attending Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, Florida. Head coach Josh Wright said, “I am very proud of these young men. It’s a great honor to our team, our school, and their teammates. Many other seniors have offers on the table and will be deciding in the next few weeks. On March 9 we will have another signing day celebration for these players as well.” The Rebel Nation has much to be thankful for with the 3A AISA State Championship football title and a very talented…

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Sometimes there are no words for what it feels like to be a CHAMPION.   See the entire photo gallery #rebelnationforever