Present, future on court bright for Jamal Johnson. more

Oct 27, 2016 3:35 PM Sports

Dylan Smith

Staff photo.

After a season at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, Smith is transferring to the University of Arizona and joining the traditional power in the college basketball world. more

Jun 24, 2016 4:40 PM Sports

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Photo courtesy of Jason Gaston/Hoover City Schools

Former Bucs star Krystle Johnson was named the Hoover varsity girls basketball coach on Monday, May 9. more

May 9, 2016 11:02 PM Sports 6 Comments


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The Alabama Sports Writers Association bestowed high marks on Spain Park’s Austin Wiley and Jamal Johnson and Hoover’s Jailyn Maddox, as they distributed postseason honors. more

Apr 29, 2016 2:44 PM Sports


Photo by Frank Couch.

Hoover and Spain Park saw otherwise extremely successful seasons on the hardwood end in overtime disappointment at the Final Four. more

Mar 24, 2016 4:17 PM Sports

Kayla Anderson

Photo courtesy of UAB Athletics.

Former Hoover star Kayla Anderson maintains the drive for victory at UAB. more

Jan 26, 2016 3:28 PM Sports

Andrew Strickland

Photo by Barry Stephenson.

Andrew Strickland's sophomore season injury couldn't keep him from the court. The Hoover High basketball player is playing his senior season with style. more

Dec 28, 2015 5:18 PM Sports

Berry High throwback uniforms

Photo by Steve Irvine

The players definitely took notice of the length of the shorts. more

Dec 7, 2015 11:22 AM Sports

Austin Wiley

Photo by Ted Melton.

The 6-foot-10, 250-pound junior power forward gave his verbal commitment to Auburn and coach Bruce Pearl in late September. Wiley averaged 19 points and 12 rebounds a game as a sophomore for the Spain Park Jaguars. more

Oct 27, 2015 3:41 PM Sports

The Grizzlies finished the regular season in first place and won the tournament becoming the fourth grade Hoover Recreation champions. more

May 22, 2015 2:59 PM Sports

The boys team, coached by Hoover High’s Charles Burkett — coming off leading the Bucs to their first state championship — got some help from his own Dylan Smith. more

May 22, 2015 2:27 PM Sports

During a special called meeting on March 26, the Hoover Board of Education voted to not extend the contract of Hoover City Schools CFO Cathy Antee. The Board also announced the new Spain Park boys basketball coach. more

Mar 26, 2015 10:06 PM News

In Montgomery, the Alabama boys and girls all-stars knocked off their Mississippi rivals in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star games at the Dunn-Oliver Acadome on the campus of Alabama State University. more

Mar 24, 2015 3:54 PM Sports

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by Keith McCoy

Hoover seniors Dylan Smith and Jada Smith lead Alabama boys and girls teams to wins over Mississippi. more

Mar 23, 2015 9:17 PM Sports

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Despite a 24-6 record, the Jags have decided to replace head coach Neal Barker. more

Mar 6, 2015 4:17 PM Sports

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Hoover defeats Mountain Brook in the 2015 7A Basketball Championship. Photos by Dan Starnes.

Austin Cherry takes MVP honors as Hoover wins first state championship. more

Mar 1, 2015 4:07 AM Sports

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Photo by Keith McCoy.

Dylan Smith scored 27 points to lead Hoover. more

Feb 27, 2015 2:27 AM Sports

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The Bucs (25-9) and the Generals (29-3) are now scheduled to tip off at 5:30 p.m. at Legacy Arena at the BJCC as poor road conditions are expected in the morning. more

Feb 25, 2015 4:29 PM Sports

The Hoover Buccaneers semifinal game has been rescheduled to Thursday due to the possibility of inclement weather. more

Feb 17, 2015 8:26 PM Sports

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The Hoover High boys and girls basketball teams are in action Tuesday, Feb. 17, at Hanceville in the Northwest Regional finals. more

Feb 16, 2015 5:30 PM Sports

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