Opelika

Welcome to Trip Garner, PT, ATC!

Trip Garner PT 2 May 2018 Opelika Revised

Encore Rehabilitation, Inc. is proud to welcome Trip Garner, PT, ATC, as our new Regional Director in the Opelika/Eufaula areas!

Trip has been a practicing Clinician for 27 years. He received his Physical Therapy degree from Georgia State University and his Master of Business Administration from Auburn University-Montgomery. In addition to being a licensed Physical Therapist, Trip is also a Certified Athletic Trainer with 19 years of experience.

Trip and his wife, Tamera, are the parents of three children and reside in Opelika, Alabama.

We are excited to have Trip join our Encore Rehabilitation Team!

Encore Rehabilitation-Eufaula
825 West Washington Street
Eufaula, Alabama 36027
334-355-6009
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OPENING JULY 2018!
Encore Rehabilitation-Opelika
3501 Frederick Road, Suite 4
Opelika, Alabama 36801
334-521-6644
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Meet Hans Rice, II, DPT, Physical Therapists at Encore Rehabiliation-Eufaula

Rachel Johnson of Eufaula High is Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Eufaula

Opening soon! Encore Rehabilitation-Opelika

 

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2018 AHSAA North-South Baseball All-Star Teams Announced

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2018 AHSAA North-South Baseball All-Star Teams Announced

A total of 36 outstanding juniors–18 on each team–were chosen from nominations submitted by high school coaches from across the state to participate at the 22th annual AHSAA Summer Conference and AHSADCA All-Star Games competition in Montgomery July 17 — 19, 2018.
The North-South baseball doubleheader will be at Riverwalk Stadium on Tuesday, July 17, with the first game set for 4 p.m. The second game will following 30 minutes after its conclusion at approximately 6:30 p.m.
Coaches for the North Baseball All-Stars are Josh Hoyle of Corner High School and Chris Heaps of Russellville High School. Keith Lucky of Saint James is the administrative coach.

 

Rob Carpenter of Thomasville and Nick Richardson of Opelika are the coaches for the South squad, and Trinity Presbyterian’s Ken Whittle is the administrative coach.

 

In last year’s all-star competition, the North swept both games 9-3 and 3-2. The North holds a 22-11-1 advantage in the all-star competition, which began in 1997.

 

2018 NORTH SOUTH BASEBALL
NORTH ALL-STAR TEAM
Player School Pos. Ht. Wt.
Cade Abernathy Athens Bible C 6’0 225
Robert Albright Vincent C 6’1 190
Blake Bennett Haleyville P/OF 6’2 190
Grayson Bray Hartselle P/SS 5’10 170
Zac Durham Jasper OF/P 6’1 190
Phillip Edwards A. H. Parker OF 5’10 205
William Hamiter Northridge SS 5’11 180
Jackson Kimbrell Oak Mountain P 6’1 185
Colton Lewis Vestavia Hills P/1B 5’10 185
John Marks, III Mountain Brook OF 5’11 165
Mason McCormack Deshler P/1B 6’1 200
Garrett McMillan Hillcrest – Tuscaloosa P/3B 6’3 230
Chandler Moon Sheffield IF 5’10 175
Christopher Spurgeon Brooks OF/P 6’2 170
Jon Dawson Tittle Oakman IF 5’10 175
John Turner Oxford P 6’3 220
Peyton Wilson Hoover IF/C 5’10 165
Trey Wright Buckhorn P 6’1 180
NORTH COACHES
Josh Hoyle Corner
Chris Heaps Russellville
Keith Lucky Saint James – Admin.
 

 

SOUTH ALL-STAR TEAM
Player School Pos. Ht. Wt.
Chandler Best McGill-Toolen P 6’0 185
Kolbe Blunt Davidson OF/2B 5’10 185
Bob Bright, III Trinity Presbyterian C/P 6’3 180
Tyler Darby Alma Bryant P/SS 6’2 175
Ethan Hearn Mobile Christian C 6’0 195
Nate Hodge Stanhope Elmore C 6’1 200
Jake Holifield St. Paul’s Episcopal 1B/P 6’2 212
Nathan LaRue McGill-Toolen OF/P 6’3 203
Greyson Layton Brantley OF 6’2 200
Camden Lovrich Trinity Presbyterian OF/P 6’2 165
Hogan Nichols Andalusia C 6’0 200
Drew Nobles Holtville OF/P 6’3 190
Von Seibert Spanish Fort 1B 6’3 220
Matthew Sherrill Headland OF/P 6’1 165
Matthew Snell Long, G. W. 3B/P 6’1 195
Skipper Snypes UMS-Wright 2B 6’0 173
Reece Solar Alabama Christian SS/2B 6’2 200
David Warren Providence Christian OF/P 6’1 175
SOUTH COACHES
Rob Carpenter Thomasville
Nick Richardson Opelika
Ken Whittle Trinity Presbyterian – Admin.

 

The AHSADCA All-Star Games also include in-state games in softball, boys’ and girls’ soccer, boys’ and girls’ basketball, volleyball, boys’ and girls’ cross country and football. The 59th North-South All-Star football game will close out the all-star competition Thursday night, July 19, at Cramton Bowl. To see the All-Star Football teams, click here.

 
The AHSAA Summer Conference is a week-long event that includes sports-specific clinics and special sessions for coaches, principals, athletic directors, cheerleading coaches and officials. Also, an All-Sports Equipment Expo and other related activities are scheduled throughout the week.

 
Among the week’s highlights will be the Sportsmanship Luncheon honoring all schools that have not had an ejection or fine during the 2017-18 school year and the Championship Coaches Awards Banquet that includes the naming of the 2018 Making A Difference Award recipients, 2017-18 Coaches of the Year and the AHSADCA Athletic Director of the Year. Both banquets will be Friday, July 20.

 

Encore Sports Medicine is proud to be the Official Provider of Athletic Training Services for the Alabama High School Athletic Association

Want to learn more about our Sports Medicine Program? Visit our website at encorerehab.com or call Gary Barfield, Director of Business Development and Sports Medicine at 404-933-4336.


Continuing Education Opportunity for Athletic Trainers, Strength and Conditioning Coaches, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Ortho Technicians- July 13-15, 2018 at Orange Beach. Click here for Encore Sports Medicine Symposium information.


INSTANT REPLAY for AHSAA Football 2018 Season


MLB BOUND! Jonathan Gettys is Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Dothan

 

 

 

AHSAA 1A- 7A State Track and Field Champions Named

Congratulations to the following teams who won Outdoor Track and Field State Championship Titles this past weekend!

BOYS – 7A Auburn, 6A Opelika, 5A St. Paul, 4A UMS-Wright, 3A Winfield, 2A Cold Springs, and 1A St. Bernard

GIRLS – 7A Hoover, 6A Homewood, 5A St. Paul, 4A UMS-Wright, 3A T.R. Miller, 2A LaFayette, 1A Whitesburg Christian 

At State Track Championships in Cullman – Winfield High School and Whitesburg Christian won state track championships for the second year in a row as the 92nd annual AHSAA State Outdoor Track and Field Championships concluded at Cullman Saturday.
Coach Steve Reaves’ Pirates totaled 97 points to win the Class 3A boys ‘ title. Montgomery Academy scored 64 to finish second and Greensboro (50) was third. Whitesburg Christian’s girls, coached by David McConnell, won their second consecutive Class 1A outdoor title with 109 points to edge Westminster of Oak Mountain, which totaled 103. St. Bernard was third with 98.50.
St. Bernard, coached by Steven Calvert, also captured the boys’ state title with 138 points. Marion County finished second with 98, and Linden was third with 53.50.  Claiming the Class 2A boys’ championship was Cold Springs, coached by Claborn Campbell. The Eagles had 139 points and runner-up Falkville had 109.50. LaFayette was a close third with 102.
Coach Corey Thornton’s LaFayette took home the Class 2A state crown scoring 110 points. Falkville had 96 to finish second and Mobile Christian was third with 83.  T.R. Miller, coached by Eddie Brundidge, was the Class 3A girls’ champs scoring 89 points. Cottage Hill Christian was second with 70.75. It was the third state title for T.R. Miller since 2011.
Winfield junior Trey Cunningham shattered his own Class 3A 110-meter hurdles record (14.18) set in A015 Friday with a 13.42-second time in the prelims. Saturday, his  winning time of 13.50 seconds in the finals fell just shy of the prelim time but gave the Pirates standout the best three Class 3A times in the event’s history. The 13.42 now ranks as the fastest in the AHSAA state meet in any classification.
He also breezed to the 200-meter dash win with a winning time of 21.82 seconds, and leaped 22-08 to win the long jump – giving him 40 points and four golds for the state meet.
Shades Mountain Christian senior distance runner Dylan Pausic also broke a 31-year old Class 1A record with his 9:39.78 time in the 3,200-meter run Saturday morning. Athens Bible’s Jeff Harwell set the previous mark (9:51.06) in 1985.  Pausic, 5-foot-6, 135 pounds, also won the 1,600 meters on Friday to give him a sweep of the 1A distance events.
Piedmont senior Karri Green, who set the 3A state record in the 400-meter dash Friday, won the 100-meter hurdles in 14.90 – just missing the record (14.23) set in 2005 by Leeds’ Bridget Rose. She followed with another record-setting effort in the 200-meter dash. She ran 24.97 to eclipse the previous record (25.10) by Simone Pugh of Cottage Hill in 2009.
   Some other highlights from Saturday’s 1A/2A/3A competition at Cullman included:

At State Track Championships in Gulf Shores – UMS-Wright captured is eighth straight AHSAA Class 4A state boys’ track title in a row Saturday as the 92nd annual championships concluded at Gulf Shores Sports Complex.
Coach Pat Galle’s boys posted 86 points to edge runner-up Dadeville (82) by four points in what turned out to be one of the most competitive outdoor state track and field meets in the AHSAA’s long history.
The Bulldogs now have 22 boys’ championships. UMS-Wright’s girls  also won the 4A girls’ title with 138 points. Brooks was second with 89.   It was the Mobile school’s 15th overall and sixth in the last seven years.
Hoover won the Class 7A girls championship scoring 171 points – doubling runner-up Mountain Brook’s 84 points. Coach Devon Hind’s Lady Bucs have won the big-school state crown sixth of the last seven years and own both 7A titles.  Homewood, coached by Thomas Esslinger, won its third 6A state girls’ championship in a row scoring 102.50 points with runner-up Pelham right behind with 98.50. Walker was third with 82.50. St. Paul’s Episcopal’s girls, coached by Jim Tate, took first place in Class 5A with 123 points. Beauregard finished second with 90.
On the boys’ side, Coach Dan Norton’s Auburn Tigers won the 7A state championship for the second year in a row outscoring runner-up Hoover 130-95. Hewitt-Trussville was third with 94 points.  Opelika, coached by Jimmy Johnson, also won the 6A boys’ title for the second straight year. The Bulldogs had 113 points and runner-up Homewood, 70.
Thompson High School senior Emmanuel Tait captured firsts in the 110-meter hurdles, 300-meter intermediate hurdles and 100-meter dash – besting his own Class 7A records in each event. He won the 110 hurdles with a winning time of 14.0 seconds – 12/100ths of second better than the 14.12 time he had last year in the 7A competition. He broke that record Friday, however, in the prelims with a 13.90 time.
He broke his own 7A record (38.83) in the 300 hurdles with a 37.90 time in Saturday’s finals. Triaon Poellnitz of Auburn (38.27) and Marion Humphrey of Hoover (38.30) also bettered Tait’s 2015 record to finish 2-3.  Tait clocked 10.93 to win the 100-meter finals Saturday – giving him 30 points personally  in three individual events.
    Brittley Humphrey of Hoover tied her own 7A record with her 42.46-second winning time in the 300-meter hurdles, and broke her own 7A record (13.74) in the 100-meter hurdles with a winning time of 13.49 seconds.  Teammate Caitlyn Little  was a close second at 13.79.

We are proud to provide sports medicine for these 6 State Championship teams!

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