“Whatever your hand finds to do,
do it with all your might...“
As a member of the Alabama High School Athletic Association, we offer men and women’s athletic teams teaching competitive sportsmanship through teamwork.
Trophy cabinets throughout the campus showcase area, regional, state runner-up, and state championship accomplishments.
Athens Bible School has a long-standing athletic tradition, both in the county and in the state. Athens Bible School competes in the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) at the 1A level. Athletic opportunities at Athens Bible School include cross-country, volleyball, basketball, softball, baseball, tennis, soccer and track.
Athens Bible School has a history of being a part of the Alabama All-Sports rankings, and the Academic All-State team. In the 2006-2007 season, Athens Bible School ranked second in class 1A in the All-Sports rankings, and had 20 Academic All-State honorees. For the 2007-2008 season, Athens Bible School was recognized at the AHSAA Sportsmanship Banquet, part of the All-Star Sports Week, as one of the 92 schools (out of 412 schools) that did not have a player or a coach ejected from a game. In 2008 both the baseball and softball teams won the state championships, and the volleyball team was 2007 runner-up.
11 State Championships
20 State Runners-up
Boys State Champions (1977, 1978, 1979, 1980)
Boys State Runner-Up (1976, 1990, 1996, 1997, 2008)
Girls State Runner-Up (2008, 2009)
State Champions (1989, 2009, 2014)
State Runner-Up (2000, 2007, 2010, 2018)
Boys State Champions (1976)
State Champions (2002, 2008)
State Runner-Up (1989, 2005, 2006)
State Runner-up (1980, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2009, 2014)
Girls Outdoor State Runner-Up (1986)
A Word from
Our Athletic Director
“We offer a wide range of possibilities for students to participate in athletics at ABS. The average student at a larger school might be cut from an athletic team – Our players are offered a place and a great opportunity.”
– Coach Bill Murrell