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Hoover Track and Field

Sam Chandler

Caitlyn Little, a 2017 Hoover High School graduate, was named the Gatorade Alabama Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year Thursday. Her former teammate -- and future competitor -- Brittley Humphrey won the award in 2016. more

Jun 23, 2017 4:41 PM Sports

Hoover High Baseball

Photos by Barry Stephenson

The lefty put up a season for the record books as the staff ace for Hoover High's baseball championship. more

Jun 22, 2017 6:29 PM Sports 1 Comments

Hoover Baseball

Kyle Parmley

Several Hoover and Spain Park baseball and softball players made the Alabama Sports Writers Association all-state team. more

Jun 12, 2017 10:44 PM Sports

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Photos by Todd Lester.

Hoover and Spain Park soccer players earned spots on the all-state and metro teams. more

Jun 5, 2017 4:34 PM Sports

SEC Baseball Tournament 2017

Layton Dudley

The tournament drew its fifth-largest crowd, as 127,479 fans showed up throughout the week at the Hoover Met. more

May 28, 2017 10:54 PM Sports

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Photos courtesy of University of Alabama Athletics.

When Connor Short takes the field to play third base for the University of Alabama baseball team, his parents, Ben and Tammy, are there watching from the third-base line. more

May 23, 2017 8:19 PM Sports

Hoover Football

Photo by Barry Stephenson.

Park Crossing High School came out of the gate with something to prove, and the Thunderbirds went toe-to-toe with defending Class 7A state champion Hoover on May 13 at Jacksonville State University. more

May 23, 2017 8:16 PM Sports 1 Comments

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Photo courtesy of National Senior Games/Zachary A.M. Kelly.

Nearly 500 athletes age 50 and older from across the country are headed to Hoover in June to participate in the 2017 National Senior Games. more

May 23, 2017 8:06 PM Sports

Hoover Baseball 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Hoover High School baseball team overcame a Game 1 loss to sweep Auburn in Games 2 and 3 on Saturday, to win the school's second state championship. more

May 20, 2017 9:26 PM Sports 1 Comments

Hoover Baseball 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Hoover baseball team will have to win two games over Auburn on Saturday to win the Class 7A state title. more

May 20, 2017 2:13 AM Sports

Spain Park Softball 2017

Sarah Finnegan

Spain Park's softball team finished third in the Class 7A state tournament. After winning the first two games of the tournament on Thursday, the Jags fell twice on Friday. more

May 19, 2017 7:21 PM Sports

Spain Park Softball 2017

Sarah Finnegan

A pair of wins on Thursday sent Spain Park's softball team to the semifinals of the Class 7A state tournament. more

May 18, 2017 6:06 PM Sports

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Layton Dudley

Among the celebrities participating were SEC football coaches Nick Saban (Alabama), Gus Malzahn (Auburn), Kirby Smart (Georgia), Dan Mullen (Mississippi State) and Hugh Freeze (Ole Miss). more

May 17, 2017 9:12 PM Sports

Spain park girls golf 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Spain Park girls golf team held off Hoover to win the Class 7A girls state golf tournament. more

May 17, 2017 12:47 AM Sports

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Kyle Parmley

The Spain Park softball team is making another trip to the state tournament. more

May 16, 2017 9:25 PM Sports

Hoover High Baseball

Photos by Barry Stephenson

The Hoover baseball team swept Vestavia Hills in the Class 7A semifinals to secure its spot in the state finals next week. more

May 14, 2017 1:56 AM Sports 1 Comments

Hoover/Vestavia Baseball

Photos by Barry Stephenson

Hoover won the first game of its Class 7A semifinal series on Friday night, but Game 2 was delayed due to lightning. more

May 13, 2017 4:52 AM Sports

Hoover Golf

Photo courtesy of Lori Elgin

The Hoover and Spain Park girls golf teams qualified for the state tournament next week. more

May 10, 2017 5:15 PM Sports

Marlon Humphrey Baltimore Ravens

Photo courtesy of Shawn Hubbard/Baltimore Ravens

Humphrey, who graduated from Hoover High in 2014, is the Hoover school system's first alumnus selected in the first round of the NFL draft. more

May 9, 2017 4:48 PM Sports 2 Comments

Spain Park Softball

Kyle Parmley

Spain Park outscored its opponents 42-4 in three games to win the Class 7A, Area 6 tournament. more

May 7, 2017 10:51 PM Sports