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Hoover vs McGill Toolen Football State Championship 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Hoover and Spain Park high school basketball and indoor track and field teams were also in action last week. more

Dec 11, 2017 5:28 PM , Sports

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Lexi Coon.

Many of the Hoover and Spain Park high school athletic teams were in action last week. more

Dec 4, 2017 6:24 PM , , Sports

Hoover AT Thompson Football Round 4 Playoffs

Sarah Finnegan

The Hoover High School football team advanced to the Class 7A title game, while the Hoover and Spain Park basketball teams were in action over the past week. more

Nov 27, 2017 10:04 PM Sports

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Photo by Barry Stephenson.

Marion Humphrey provides immense value for HHS hoops. more

Nov 20, 2017 5:39 PM Hoover 1 Comments

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Photo courtesy of BSC Athletics.

The allure of a home-cooked meal is strong. Just ask Kaitlin Hogan, Christian McGowan and Elizabeth Philpot. They play college basketball at Birmingham-Southern College, not much more than a stone’s throw from the houses they grew up in. more

Nov 20, 2017 5:26 PM Sports

Hoover Football

Photos by Barry Stephenson

The Hoover and Spain Park high school football, cross-country and basketball teams were in action last week. more

Nov 13, 2017 9:52 PM , Sports

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The Hoover and Spain Park high school athletic teams were quite busy last week. more

Nov 6, 2017 8:00 PM , Sports

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Krystle Johnson left the Hoover High School girls basketball team’s summer schedule and results hanging near the entrance of the locker room for a long time. So long that players begged Johnson to take it down. more

Oct 27, 2017 10:56 PM Sports

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Charles Burkett and his Hoover High boys enter the season with a clear goal in mind. more

Oct 27, 2017 10:53 PM Sports

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Mike Chase likened his team’s run to the Class 7A state championship game last season to a team “catching lightning in a bottle” in the NCAA Basketball Tournament. more

Oct 27, 2017 10:50 PM Sports

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Photo by Todd Lester.

Spain Park boys basketball adapts amid roster turnover. more

Oct 27, 2017 10:48 PM Sports

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Former Buc to finish out college career at Arkansas-Pine Bluff. more

Jul 26, 2017 6:49 PM Sports 1 Comments

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Photo by Barry Stephenson.

The Alabama Sports Writers Association named Joiya Maddox to the all-state third team for her strong sophomore season at Hoover High School, but don’t mark first-year coach Krystle Johnson among those surprised. more

Apr 28, 2017 8:33 PM Sports

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Photo by Barry Stephenson.

Jamari Blackmon led the Hoover High School basketball team to the Class 7A State Semifinals in 2016 as a sophomore. Blackmon finished the season on a tear of big scoring performances in the Bucs’ playoff games. more

Apr 28, 2017 8:32 PM Sports

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

During a journey that took the Hoover High School girls basketball team all the way to the Class 7A state championship under first-year head coach Krystle Johnson, Williams had to adjust. more

Apr 28, 2017 7:41 PM Sports

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Mike Chase did not coach this past basketball season differently than any of the previous ones in his 21-year coaching career. He put his team through early-morning workouts and practices and coached hard like he always does. more

Apr 28, 2017 7:39 PM Sports

Spain Park Basketball

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Although this season did not produce the same results as the year before, Spain Park High School guard Jamal Johnson was recognized for his efforts, earning a first-team spot on the Alabama Sports Writers Association Class 7A all-state team. more

Apr 28, 2017 7:36 PM Sports

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Holt was named to the all-state first team and selected as one of three finalists for the 7A player of the year award, likely due in large part to what she accomplished on the season’s biggest platform. more

Apr 28, 2017 7:34 PM Sports

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Photo courtesy of Ellis Bledsoe.

The second-grade Lakers recently won the Hoover Parks and Recreation basketball championship. more

Apr 28, 2017 7:18 PM People

Hoover vs Spain Park Girls Basketball Championship 2017

Sarah Finnegan

It took overtime, but the Hoover High School girls basketball team clinched the Class 7A state crown by outlasting crosstown rival Spain Park on Saturday night at the BJCC's Legacy Arena. more

Mar 5, 2017 2:51 AM Sports 1 Comments

  • Hoover vs Spain Park Girls Basketball Championship 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Hoover vs Spain Park Girls Basketball Championship 2017

    Hoover and Spain Park girls basketball teams battle for the AHSAA State CHampionship title on March 4, 2017 at the Legacy Arena of the BJCC in Birmingham, Al. The Bucs prevailed over the Jaguars in overtime to take home the state championship.

  • Hoover vs Spain Park Girls Basketball Championship 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Hoover vs Spain Park Girls Basketball Championship 2017

    Hoover and Spain Park girls basketball teams battle for the AHSAA State CHampionship title on March 4, 2017 at the Legacy Arena of the BJCC in Birmingham, Al. The Bucs prevailed over the Jaguars in overtime to take home the state championship.

  • Hoover vs Spain Park Girls Basketball Championship 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Hoover vs Spain Park Girls Basketball Championship 2017

    Hoover and Spain Park girls basketball teams battle for the AHSAA State CHampionship title on March 4, 2017 at the Legacy Arena of the BJCC in Birmingham, Al. The Bucs prevailed over the Jaguars in overtime to take home the state championship.

  • Hoover vs Spain Park Girls Basketball Championship 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Hoover vs Spain Park Girls Basketball Championship 2017

    Hoover and Spain Park girls basketball teams battle for the AHSAA State CHampionship title on March 4, 2017 at the Legacy Arena of the BJCC in Birmingham, Al. The Bucs prevailed over the Jaguars in overtime to take home the state championship.

  • Hoover vs Spain Park Girls Basketball Championship 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Hoover vs Spain Park Girls Basketball Championship 2017

    Hoover and Spain Park girls basketball teams battle for the AHSAA State CHampionship title on March 4, 2017 at the Legacy Arena of the BJCC in Birmingham, Al. The Bucs prevailed over the Jaguars in overtime to take home the state championship.

  • Hoover vs Spain Park Girls Basketball Championship 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Hoover vs Spain Park Girls Basketball Championship 2017

    Hoover and Spain Park girls basketball teams battle for the AHSAA State CHampionship title on March 4, 2017 at the Legacy Arena of the BJCC in Birmingham, Al. The Bucs prevailed over the Jaguars in overtime to take home the state championship.

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