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Hoover Metropolitan Complex Jan 2017

Photo courtesy of Robin Schultz/Bluff Park Drone

Parking lots will open at 4:30 p.m., gates will open at 5 p.m. and kickoff will be at 7 p.m. more

Oct 27, 2017 3:00 PM Sports

Hoover 7x7

Sarah Finnegan

Hoover and Spain Park both competed this week at the USA Football 7 on 7 National Championship Series, held Thursday to Saturday at the Hoover Met. The Bucs advanced to the final. more

Jul 15, 2017 10:28 PM Sports

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Photos courtesy of Lance Shores/City of Hoover.

Ricky McKinnie started losing his sight due to glaucoma when he was 20 and was blind by the age of 23, but that didn’t stop him from sharing the gospel music he loves so much. more

Jun 26, 2017 4:59 PM People

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Erica Techo

The Finley Center's grand opening was held on Friday, June 16, and a family fun fest on June 17 helped round out the weekend. more

Jun 18, 2017 8:11 PM People

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Erica Techo

The grand opening and ribbon cutting was well-attended, with hundreds stopping by the new Finley Center on June 16. more

Jun 16, 2017 10:07 PM News 1 Comments

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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Photo by Erica Techo.

Local vendors will come together at the Hoover Met this month for a brand-new arts and crafts show. more

Apr 28, 2017 6:40 PM People

0213 Hoover Met Aerial

Photo courtesy of hooveral.org.

The show will be held May 6-7. more

Mar 27, 2017 4:00 PM People 5 Comments

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

When Allen Pate first came to work for the city of Hoover in February 1988, it was supposed to be a one-year job of overseeing construction of Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. more

Oct 31, 2016 9:55 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Flavor Run.

Color runs, in which 5K participants are splattered with harmless colored powders and paints by race volunteers, are becoming commonplace in Birmingham and around the country. more

Oct 4, 2016 4:48 PM People

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Photo by Barry Stephenson.

The power, pageantry and musicianship of that uniquely American institution of the marching band will be celebrated once again at the Hoover Invitational Marching Festival, to be held at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 15. more

Oct 4, 2016 4:41 PM People

Allen Pate Press Box

Kyle Parmley

The press box at the stadium will now be known as the Allen Pate Press Box. more

Sep 10, 2016 12:01 AM Sports

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Photo courtesy of Lance Shores.

Whether you like country music, rock ’n’ roll, rhythm and blues, jazz, pop or something else, organizers of the 2016 Freedom Fest at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium hope to have something to suit your taste on the Fourth of July. more

Jun 27, 2016 7:10 PM Celebrations

SEC Baseball Tournament crowd 2016

Photo by Ted Melton

Hoover beat out bids from Memphis, Nashville, New Orleans and Jacksonville. more

Jun 3, 2016 12:47 PM Sports 1 Comments

SEC Baseball Tournament

Photo by Ted Melton

Nick Banks was named the MVP of the tournament held at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. more

May 30, 2016 1:49 AM Sports 1 Comments

Seventeen games are scheduled between Tuesday and Sunday, with the first pitch at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. more

May 22, 2016 9:12 PM Sports 1 Comments

  • Freedom Fest 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Freedom Fest 2017

    A woman competes in a dance competition for a free year of Finley Center walking membership at Freedom Fest on July 4, 2017 at the Hoover Met.

  • Freedom Fest 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Freedom Fest 2017

    Mackrel Jordan performs a small skit with a member of the sound crew during Freedom Fest on July 4, 2017 at the Hoover Met.

  • Freedom Fest 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Freedom Fest 2017

    Mackrel Jordan plows through the Cinncinnati Centipede during a small performance at Freedom Fest on July 4, 2017 at the Hoover Met.

  • Freedom Fest 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Freedom Fest 2017

    The guitarist for the Blinf Boys of Alabama tunes his guitar as the band beings their performance at Freedom Fest on July 4, 2017 at the Hoover Met.

  • Freedom Fest 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Freedom Fest 2017

    The Blind Boys of Alabama perform at Freedom Fest on July 4, 2017 at the Hoover Met.

  • Freedom Fest 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Freedom Fest 2017

    The Blind Boys of Alabama perform at Freedom Fest on July 4, 2017 at the Hoover Met.

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