track and field

Hoover High band room Oct 2016

Photo by Jon Anderson

The capital plan also includes nearly $2.2 million for new tracks and artificial football turf at Hoover and Spain Park high schools, as well as $2.9 million for HVAC, roofing and painting projects. more

Oct 17, 2016 11:02 PM Schools

Presley Weems

Sam Chandler

Throughout her time competing for Hoover High School, Presley Weems, a 2016 graduate, carved her legacy as one of the most decorated athletes in Buccaneers history. more

Jun 24, 2016 4:54 PM Sports


Photo courtesy of Jill Spero.

The students received awards for grades five through eight and competed against students from more than 10 Birmingham Diocesan elementary schools. more

Jun 24, 2016 4:10 PM Private Schools

Daniel Nixon

Photo by Sam Chandler

Spain Park Class of 2016 graduate Daniel Nixon will compete at the Brooks PR Invitational, held Saturday, June 18, in Renton, Washington. more

Jun 15, 2016 2:29 PM Sports

Hoover Outdoor Track

Sam Chandler

Hoover girls track and field team wins 5th straight Class 7A title. Hoover boys finish second. more

May 31, 2016 4:13 PM Sports


Photo by Sam Chandler.

As a kid growing up in Cullman, Alabama, Walker Long’s athletic pursuits had always unfolded upon the canvas of a hardwood court or Little League diamond. more

Apr 29, 2016 2:34 PM Sports

Hoover High swept the boys and girls state championships in Class 7A at the AHSAA State Track and Field Championships in Gulf Shores. more

May 22, 2015 3:04 PM Sports

0213 Coach Hind Trophy

Photo by Nathan Kelly.

Hoover High swept the boys and girls state championships in Class 7A at the AHSAA State Track and Field Championships concluded Saturday, May 2 at Gulf Shores. more

May 4, 2015 5:02 PM Sports

Spain Park Basketball 2014

Photo by Ted Melton.

The Hoover Lady Bucs and the Spain Park Lady Jags both advanced to the area finals in girls basketball. more

Feb 5, 2015 5:43 PM Sports

Barbara Humphrey, a Hoover resident, track coach at Simmons Middle School and wife of former University of Alabama All-America running back Bobby Humphrey, was nominated to the UA System Board of Trustees at its Sept. 19 meeting. more

Sep 25, 2014 4:11 PM People 2 Comments

Hoover High’s Devon Hind has been named the state’s girls track and field coach of the year by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. more

Aug 25, 2014 6:41 PM Sports

The R. F. Bumpus Middle School boys and girls track team, coached by Chad James, recently won the 2014 Outdoor Metro Championships. more

Jun 26, 2014 9:29 PM Sports

Hoover High School junior Marlon Humphrey has a lot to live up to. He’s the middle child of a former Alabama and NFL running back and a UAB track star. more

May 28, 2013 11:27 PM Sports

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