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Sam Chandler

Sam Chandler, a sports writer for Starnes Publishing since October 2015, won first place in the Best Sportswriter competition and the current events on-site competition for the 2017 Southeast Journalism Conference. more

Feb 24, 2017 9:47 PM

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Photo by Kyle Parmley.

Supporters have created a Stand UP for Ben event Monday in the aftermath of Ben Abercrombie’s severe neck injury in Harvard's football game last Saturday. more

Sep 22, 2017 12:20 PM News

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Photo by Ted Melton.

Jags senior Braxton Barker will start at quarterback — just like his dad once did. more

Aug 22, 2017 8:43 PM Sports

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Photo by Sam Chandler.

Boys cross-country team aims to make a leap for Spain Park. more

Aug 22, 2017 8:32 PM Sports

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Photo by Sam Chandler.

Devon Hind’s dream is simple. Before he retires as Hoover High School’s head cross-country coach at some future juncture, he wants his girls team to win a state title. more

Aug 22, 2017 8:29 PM Sports

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Photo courtesy of Vanderbilt Athletics.

Spain Park alumna Simone Charley scores and soars at Vanderbilt. more

Jul 26, 2017 7:46 PM Sports

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Photo by Kyle Parmley.

Jags’ Henze and Bucs’ Abercrombie to team up at Harvard. more

Jul 26, 2017 7:44 PM Sports

Jags need headliners to spur young team in 2017. more

Jul 26, 2017 6:56 PM Sports

Hoover resident Walt Barnes inducted into Samford Athletics Hall of Fame this May. more

Jul 26, 2017 6:47 PM Sports

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Photo by Sam Chandler

Sharena Williams sat on a step a few feet away from the track at Brock’s Gap Intermediate School as the blue skies overhead turned gray. more

Jul 26, 2017 6:44 PM People

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

The fundraiser event also includes a 1-mile fun run and silent auction. It is hosted in loving memory of Lori Johnson. more

Jul 26, 2017 6:03 PM People

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Photo by Sam Chandler.

The AHSAA State Indoor Track and Field Championships will be Feb. 3-4 at the Birmingham CrossPlex, and Hoover High School head coach Devon Hind expects his teams to be in the hunt for at least one blue trophy. more

Jan 30, 2017 5:29 PM Sports

Spain Park cross country

Sam Chandler

Spain Park's Mary Katherine Tedder captured fourth as an individual in the varsity girls race. more

Sep 27, 2016 4:23 PM Sports

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Hoover will try to correct the mistakes from its previous loss to crosstown rival Spain Park in Friday night's semifinal. more

Nov 19, 2015 6:06 PM Sports

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On a brisk, fall Thursday evening at the Hoover Met in a game designated as a Great American Rivalry, Spain Park broke the streak. more

Oct 2, 2015 4:36 AM Sports

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Spain Park edges Hewitt-Trussville 31-28 in overtime on Crosby Gray's field goal. more

Sep 19, 2015 4:46 AM Sports

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Spain Park opens region play with gritty win over Warriors thanks to five FGs by Gray. more

Sep 5, 2015 5:07 AM Sports

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Spain Park shuts out Hueytown 31-0. more

Aug 29, 2015 5:04 AM Sports

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Photos by Ted Melton.

Spain Park loses 38-35 to Austin in football season-opener. more

Aug 22, 2015 4:54 AM Sports

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