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Hoover's Buccaneers beat Tuscaloosa County for the second time this season. Photos by Ted Melton at more

Nov 15, 2014 4:59 AM

Bucs win playoff opener in dominating fashion 38-13 more

Nov 8, 2014 5:48 AM Sports

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

Defense stifles Auburn

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The Hoover Bucs won an old-fashioned slugfest en route to a 20-3 win over Auburn High School and another Alabama Class 6A state championship. more

Dec 7, 2013 7:23 PM Sports

Check out the numbers behind one of the proud Hoover program's greatest wins. more

Nov 30, 2013 8:16 AM Sports

Shaw runs over Vestavia in comeback win

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Trailing 28-10 to their arch rival, the Hoover Bucs staged a comeback for the ages by scoring 21 unanswered points and stealing a 31-28 victory over the Vestavia Hills Rebels. more

Nov 30, 2013 8:00 AM Sports

It’s down to the final four teams in the State Football playoffs, and going head-to-head for a shot at the title are arch-rivals Hoover and Vestavia Hills. more

Nov 26, 2013 10:24 PM Sports

1113 Sports Spain Park

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A game winning, walk-off overtime field goal lifted Enterprise to a thrilling 30-27 victory over Spain Park in the first round of the state playoffs. more

Nov 9, 2013 3:57 PM Sports

The Hoover Bucs dominated the Huntsville High Panthers 41-7, continuing their undefeated season and advancing to the second round of the state playoffs. more

Nov 9, 2013 3:36 PM Sports

1113 Sports Spain Park

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The Spain Park Jaguars scored 49 points but came up short in a classic match against Oxford by a final score of 56-49. more

Nov 2, 2013 3:21 PM Sports

The Hoover Bucs finished an undefeated regular season with their 25th straight win, a 29-7 victory over Opelika High. more

Nov 1, 2013 4:54 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

Hoover 2013 QB Hutcheson

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The Hoover Bucs completely dominated Tuscaloosa County before a national ESPN audience, winning the Region championship and the game by a score of 41-0. more

Oct 25, 2013 6:21 PM Sports

Hoover High 2013

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After missing last week's game due to an injury, Hoover Bucs quarterback Jack Hutcheson returned with a vengance, passing for 231 yards and two touchdowns en route to a 41-9 victory over Minor. Wildcats up next. more

Oct 19, 2013 5:19 AM Sports

Otis Harris dominates

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Otis Harris carried the ball in half of Spain Park's plays, leading the Jaguars to a 34-13 victory over Stanhope Elmore. more

Oct 19, 2013 5:04 AM Sports

Spain Park's Otis Harris scored three touchdowns against Oak Mountain, earning Player of the Week honors from 280 Living. more

Oct 17, 2013 4:08 PM Sports

Sophomore surprise quarterback Christopher Vacarella has been named the Bucs Player of the Week by The Hoover Sun. more

Oct 17, 2013 3:49 PM Sports

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Led by three touchdowns from Otis Harris, the Spain Park Jaguars continued their undefeated season with a thrilling 21-17 win over Oak Mountain. more

Oct 12, 2013 7:55 PM Sports

Excellent coaching decisions and a third-string, sophomore quarterback led the Hoover Bucs to a 28-6 win over Hillcrest of Tuscaloosa. more

Oct 12, 2013 7:34 PM Sports

Mickey Forrest passed for four touchdowns, leading Spain Park to a second half comeback and its first ever 6 - 0 start with a 28-17 win over Thompson and earning Player of the Week honors from The Hoover Sun. more

Oct 10, 2013 9:01 PM Sports

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