The Alabama High School Athletic Association’s oldest all-star game has found a new home.
The 62nd annual North-South All-Star Football Classic will be played at the University of South Alabama’s Hancock Whitney Stadium Dec. 18 in Mobile, said Jamie Lee, director of the Alabama High School Athletic Directors & Coaches Association (AHSADCA). The 25,000-seat stadium, which opened this season, is the home of the USA Jaguars.
“We are thankful for the city (and county) of Mobile, the Mobile Sports Authority and the University of South Alabama for their interest and support of one of our premier events,” Lee said. “Several cities showed interest in the event, but Mobile rose above them all in order to support our student-athletes and coaches. We look forward to partnering with them the next three years.”
The contract includes 2020, 2021 and 2022.
Mobile was home to the…