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Sarah Finnegan

The Hoover High School team advanced to the Class 7A state championship game with its win over Thompson on Friday night. more

Nov 25, 2017 5:15 AM Hoover 1 Comments

Hoover AT Hewitt Trussville Football Playoffs Round 2

Sarah Finnegan

The Hoover High School football team scored 29 points in the third quarter to key its 56-21 victory over Hewitt-Trussville on Friday night in the Class 7A state quarterfinal. more

Nov 18, 2017 5:20 AM Hoover

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Photo courtesy of Magic City Diving

Three members of the Magic City Diving club, based at the Hoover Recreation Center, stand with their coach, Charlie Dunham, after being named All-Americans and placing as finalists at the Amateur Athletic Union National Championships. more

Sep 12, 2017 7:30 PM People

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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

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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Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

Seniors Horton, Susce lead Spain Park girls golf team to state title over crosstown foe. more

Jun 26, 2017 8:21 PM Sports

Hoover seniors Baker, O’Berry look ahead to collegiate life after stellar prep careers. more

Jun 26, 2017 8:18 PM Sports

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Several state titles find way back to city of Hoover. more

Jun 26, 2017 7:37 PM Sports

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Photos courtesy of University of Alabama Athletics.

When Connor Short takes the field to play third base for the University of Alabama baseball team, his parents, Ben and Tammy, are there watching from the third-base line. more

May 23, 2017 8:19 PM Sports

Hoover Football

Photo by Barry Stephenson.

Park Crossing High School came out of the gate with something to prove, and the Thunderbirds went toe-to-toe with defending Class 7A state champion Hoover on May 13 at Jacksonville State University. more

May 23, 2017 8:16 PM Sports 1 Comments

Spain Park Softball 2017

Sarah Finnegan

A pair of wins on Thursday sent Spain Park's softball team to the semifinals of the Class 7A state tournament. more

May 18, 2017 6:06 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

Spain Park Basketball

Photos by Ted Melton / ActionSportsPix.SmugMug.com

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 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 Football State Championship 2016

Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Whether it’s been Berry, Hoover or Spain Park, the high school sports state championships have come in droves to the city of Hoover, Alabama, over the last 50 years. more

Apr 17, 2017 3:40 PM 50th Anniversary 1 Comments

12U Strykers World Series Champs 2016

Photo courtesy of Hoover Softball Association

The association plans to dedicate a field in honor of a man who has served as an umpire at the park for 30 years. more

Apr 7, 2017 7:49 PM Sports

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Photos courtesy of Danny Joiner.

Hoover rode the dominant performances of four individuals to a second-place finish at the 2017 AHSAA Wrestling Championships at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville on Feb. 18. more

Mar 27, 2017 7:39 PM Sports

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Photo by Todd Lester.

Roughly 10 years from now, if Hoover High School baseball coach Adam Moseley comes down with a stubborn case of the flu, he expects the doctor that he calls to be one of his former players from the class of 2017. more

Mar 27, 2017 7:37 PM Sports

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Photo by Kyle Parmley.

If you tuned out during the nine-month period without high school softball, you missed the story of Jamie Gregg. more

Mar 27, 2017 7:20 PM Sports

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

  • Spain Park Softball

    Kyle Parmley

    Spain Park Softball

    Annabelle Widra posted a dominant 36-6 record with a 1.22 ERA and 272 strikeouts in 200 2/3 innings in 2016. Photo by Kyle Parmley. Action from a Class 7A, Area 6 tournament game between Spain Park and Oak Mountain on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at Spain Park High School in Hoover, Alabama.

  • Hoover AT Thompson Football Round 4 Playoffs

    Sarah Finnegan

    Hoover AT Thompson Football Round 4 Playoffs

    Larry McCammon (3) runs the ball toward the end zone during an AHSAA 7A playoff game against Thompson on November 24, 2017 at Larry Simmons Stadium in Alabaster, Al.

  • Hoover AT Thompson Football Round 4 Playoffs

    Sarah Finnegan

    Hoover AT Thompson Football Round 4 Playoffs

    Jacquez Allen (21) reaches up for a pass during an AHSAA 7A playoff match against Thompson on November 24, 2017 at Larry Simmons Stadium in Alabaster, Al.

  • Hoover AT Thompson Football Round 4 Playoffs

    Sarah Finnegan

    Hoover AT Thompson Football Round 4 Playoffs

    Vonte' Brackett (5) carries the ball during an AHSAA 7A playoff match against Thompson on November 24, 2017 at Larry Simmons Stadium in Alabaster, Al.

  • Hoover AT Thompson Football Round 4 Playoffs

    Sarah Finnegan

    Hoover AT Thompson Football Round 4 Playoffs

    Larry McCammon (3) runs the ball during an AHSAA 7A playoff match against Thompson on November 24, 2017 at Larry Simmons Stadium in Alabaster, Al.

  • Hoover AT Thompson Football Round 4 Playoffs

    Sarah Finnegan

    Hoover AT Thompson Football Round 4 Playoffs

    Larry McCammon (3) runs the ball while Phillip Stanton Jr (63) holds off a Thompson defender during an AHSAA 7A playoff match against Thompson on November 24, 2017 at Larry Simmons Stadium in Alabaster, Al.

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