Josh Niblett

Hoover High School head football coach Josh Niblett knows that his team enters each season with a target on its back. As coach of a perennial power, that’s just the way it is. more

Sep 1, 2016 2:07 PM Sports

Josh Niblett

Photo by Barry Stephenson.

Hoover football coach Josh Niblett hit his 100-win mark at Hoover, but it’s fear of failure that drives him. more

Oct 27, 2015 4:22 PM Sports

No. 1 Hoover, No. 8 Spain Park meet at the Met to resume football rivalry on Thursday night. more

Sep 30, 2015 10:15 PM Sports

Chris Vacarella

Photo Kevin Brooks.

Ramsay High’s Chris Vacarella was a do-it-all star back in the early 1970s. If his son, Christopher, can put up half of the numbers his dad did back then, the Hoover Buccaneers quarterback will have done Dad proud. more

Aug 27, 2015 9:08 PM Sports

2015 Signing Day

Photo by Karim Shamsi-Basha.

Fifty-four prep football coaches from Alabama have signed a letter to UAB President Ray Watts asking him to reinstate the school's football program. more

May 26, 2015 6:53 PM Sports

Josh Niblett

Photo by Kevin Brooks.

The Hoover school board boosted Josh Niblett’s total compensation to $125,000 from $114,471. more

Apr 16, 2015 2:19 AM Sports

The Hoover Bucs beat Prattville 35-21 for third straight title more

Dec 4, 2014 4:22 AM Sports 1 Comments

Hoover smashed Gadsden on Friday, Nov. 21 to advance to the first ever 7A state title game. more

Nov 22, 2014 4:35 AM Sports

Medical West, an affiliate of UAB Hospital, will sponsor the June Chamber of Commerce luncheon and has invited Hoover High School football coach Josh Niblett as the speaker. more

May 27, 2014 4:53 PM People

How does Coach Josh Niblett feel about his team's performance in the 2013 season? more

Apr 11, 2014 7:50 AM News

Football Bucs 2013 state title 27

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After two seasons of complete dominance over the ranks of Alabama high school football, the 2013 Hoover High Buccaneers have been recognized with the country’s top honors. more

Jan 7, 2014 5:45 PM , Sports

Shaw runs over Vestavia in comeback win

Photograph by Ted Melton

No team could keep the Buccaneers out of the 2013 Super 6, but can the Tigers keep the 6A championship trophy out of their hands? more

Dec 3, 2013 11:44 PM Sports

1113 Nibletts Bible study

Photos courtesy of Kevin Brooks / Hoover City Schools.

Hoover Head Football Coach Joh Niblett’s Wednesday night Bible study is a tradition for Hoover Bucs players. more

Oct 29, 2013 9:47 PM Sports

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