Hoover Football State Championship 2016

Sarah Finnegan

Hoover's defense carried the Bucs all season, and the state championship game was no exception. more

Dec 1, 2016 5:47 AM Sports

Hoover Football State Championship 2016

Sarah Finnegan

Hoover High captured its 12th football state championship in school history on Wednesday night, defeating McGill-Toolen. more

Dec 1, 2016 5:14 AM Sports

Hoover Football

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Hoover plays McGill-Toolen in the Class 7A state championship game on Wednesday. more

Nov 29, 2016 3:16 PM Sports 2 Comments

Spain Park Basketball

Photo by Todd Lester

Hoover and Spain Park are off and running on the hardwood. more

Nov 28, 2016 7:54 PM Sports


Photo by Ted Melton.

The Spain Park High School boys basketball team is focusing on what it has, rather than what it lost. more

Nov 22, 2016 9:37 PM Sports


Photo by Frank Couch.

A team coming off a 16-19 record is not often considered among the favorites to win the Class 7A boys basketball state championship. more

Nov 22, 2016 9:36 PM Sports


Photo by Sam Chandler.

Tommy McDonough entered the Nov. 12 AHSAA State Cross Country Championships with a race strategy suited to his strengths. more

Nov 22, 2016 9:33 PM Sports


Photo by Kyle Parmley.

Hoover High School’s girls basketball team has a new but familiar face at the helm. more

Nov 22, 2016 9:31 PM Sports

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Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

Hoover head cross-country, track and field coach positions athletes for a lifetime of success. more

Nov 22, 2016 9:05 PM Sports


Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

Still-blossoming competitive high school sport — bowling — catching on with Spain Park girls. more

Nov 22, 2016 9:00 PM Sports


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

The Hoover High School volleyball team scrapped to tie the Class 7A AHSAA State Volleyball Championship match with Mountain Brook at a set apiece, but ultimately fell to the Spartans, 3-1 (11-25, 25-23, 12-25, 19-25), on Oct. 27 at Bill Harris Arena. more

Nov 22, 2016 8:58 PM Sports

Hoover High cheer team Nov 2016

Photo courtesy of Kevin Brooks

Bob Jones High School won first place, while Vestavia Hills High School came in second. more

Nov 22, 2016 3:44 PM Sports

Hoover Football

Photo by Todd Lester /

Hoover exploded for 35 second half points to seal a trip to the Class 7A state final. more

Nov 19, 2016 5:07 AM Sports

Hoover Football

Photos by Barry Stephenson

Hoover takes its first road trip of the playoffs to Gadsden City in the Class 7A semifinals. more

Nov 15, 2016 6:48 PM Sports

Hoover Football

Photos by Barry Stephenson

Hoover earned a hard-fought, 14-7 victory over James Clemens in Friday night's state quarterfinal at the Hoover Met. more

Nov 12, 2016 5:07 AM Sports

Spain Park Basketball

Kyle Parmley

Spain Park's Jamal Johnson officially signed with the University of Memphis on Wednesday morning. more

Nov 9, 2016 2:57 PM Sports

Hoover Football

TCI Sports/Barry Stephenson

Hoover and James Clemens have yet to meet on the field. more

Nov 8, 2016 7:46 PM Sports

Spain Park Football

Photo by Ted Melton

Spain Park never led and lost 21-12. more

Nov 5, 2016 3:56 AM Sports

Hoover Football

TCI Sports/Barry Stephenson

Hoover forced four turnovers and used a big second half to defeat Bob Jones 31-10 in the first round of the Class 7A playoffs on Friday night at the Hoover Met. more

Nov 5, 2016 3:16 AM Sports

Cross Country

Sam Chandler

Hoover's Tommy McDonough owned his final race at Veterans Park. The Bucs' senior captured a 15-second victory and propelled his team to a seven-point triumph over Mountain Brook. more

Nov 4, 2016 1:04 AM Sports

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