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SAM CHANDLER

Starnes Publishing assistant sports editor and community reporter Sam Chandler completed a fellowship at The Washington Post after his graduation from Samford. Read more

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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. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Frank Couch

The Hoover High School football team lost its star quarterback in Friday's 48-30 loss at Thompson. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson Starnes Media

The Hoover High School football team defeated Cocoa (Florida) 37-23 on Friday night at the Freedom Bowl in Milton, Georgia. Read more

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Photo by Todd Lester.

The 2018 season did not unfold as the Spain Park High School football team intended. Even so, head coach Shawn Raney drew encouragement from how his players responded to the adversity. Read more

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Cricket team

Courtesy of Mike Shaw

Many people around the globe love cricket. Behind soccer, it is widely considered the world’s second most popular sport. Read more

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On April 15, Burst, a 61-year-old Hoover resident, finished her 26th marathon at the most revered marathon of them all: Boston. Read more

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Photo by Sam Chandler.

Devon Hind did not keep his winning formula a secret. Read more

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State Soccer Finals

Kyle Parmley

The Hoover High School boys soccer team beat Enterprise 3-2 on Saturday in penalty kicks to capture its first state championship since 2003. Read more

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The Hoover and Spain Park softball teams were in action last week. Read more

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Photo by Sam Chandler

The Hoover and Spain Park track and field teams competed Thursday to Saturday at the state meet in Gulf Shores. Read more

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The Hoover and Spain Park high school sports teams were in action last week. Read more

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Kameron McDaniel surprised his coach at the first meet of the outdoor track and field season. Read more

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The Hoover and Spain Park high school sports teams were in action last week. Read more

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Kamp Fender

The Hoover and Spain Park high school sports teams were in action last week. Read more

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Hoover vs. Oak Mountain Softball

Kyle Parmley

The Hoover and Spain Park sports teams were in action last week. Read more

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The King’s Home Shelby Auxiliary, a volunteer group that supports the King’s Home, will hold its largest annual fundraiser April 17. Read more

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Photo by Alyx Chandler.

For Hoover residents, there are numerous runs and walks to choose from in April. Read more

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Photo by Sam Chandler.

The Hoover High School boys soccer team went into halftime tied 1-1 with rival Spain Park on March 11. Read more

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Photo by Sam Chandler.

Thad Lowery has completed four marathons since he started running 20 years ago. In that span, he’s shopped for running shoes at one store: the Trak Shak. Read more

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Spain Park vs. Gardendale Softball

Kyle Parmley

The Hoover and Spain Park high school sports teams were in action last week. Read more

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Hoover vs. Vestavia Hills Baseball

Kyle Parmley

The Hoover and Spain Park high school sports teams were in action last week. Read more

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