Josh Niblett

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The toughness and resilience that help him on the football field enabled him to overcome pediatric cancer. Cooper Tullo, 18, is currently in remission from Burkitt lymphoma, an aggressive cancer that almost took his life before he became a teenager. Read more

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Instead, the team’s motto throughout the offseason has been to “own it” and move forward. Robby Ashford is leading his team on that quest. Read more


Frank Brocato chamber 12-15-16

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New Mayor Frank Brocato delivered his first state-of-the-city address today to the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce. Read more

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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. Read more


Josh Niblett

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


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


Chris Vacarella

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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. Read more


2015 Signing Day

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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. Read more


Josh Niblett

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


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

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


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. Read more


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


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. Read more

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Shaw runs over Vestavia in comeback win

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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? Read more


1113 Nibletts Bible study

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


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