RSS

sports

Numerous members of the Spain Park and Hoover high school soccer teams were selected to the all-state team, as voted on by the coaches. more

Sports

Four Spain Park High School softball players and one from Hoover were named to the all-state team following their productive seasons, while four Hoover baseball players received the same honor. more

Sports

Orange Development map

Map provided by city of Hoover

Orange Development has plans to build one of the training centers off U.S. 31 near Interstate 65 and Lorna Road and the other off U.S. 280 in the Meadow Brook area. more

Businesses

SNF_4726.jpg

Sarah Finnegan

The Hoover High School indoor track and field teams swept the Class 7A titles at the state meet over the weekend. more

Hoover 3 Comments

SNF_2214.jpg

Sarah Finnegan

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

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

Hoover

Screen Shot 2017-09-12 at 2.29.17 PM.png

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

People

SPORTS - Ben Abercrombie1.JPG

Photo by Kyle Parmley.

Jags’ Henze and Bucs’ Abercrombie to team up at Harvard. more

Sports

Hoover resident Walt Barnes inducted into Samford Athletics Hall of Fame this May. more

Sports

SNF_SPGolf1.jpg

Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

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

Sports

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

Sports

B-COVER---SNF_HooverYearInReview.jpg

Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

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

Sports

SUN-SPORTS-ConnorShort2.jpg

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

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

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

Sports

SPORTS_BS_022117_JamariBlackmon2.jpg

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

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

Sports

SUN-SPORTS-or-SH-Basketball-Submission.jpg

Photo courtesy of Ellis Bledsoe.

The second-grade Lakers recently won the Hoover Parks and Recreation basketball championship. more

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

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

Sports

  • SNF_0672.jpg

    Sarah Finnegan

    Strother Gibbs (12) gets tackled during a game between Spain Park and Mountain Brook on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at Spartan Stadium in Mountain Brook. The Spartans rallied in the second half to beat the Jaguars 24-14.

  • SNF_1169.jpg

    Sarah Finnegan

    Mason Pronk (5) runs the ball during a game between Spain Park and Mountain Brook on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at Spartan Stadium in Mountain Brook. The Spartans rallied in the second half to beat the Jaguars 24-14.

  • SNF_1145.jpg

    Sarah Finnegan

    Jalen Henderson (2) runs the ball during a game between Spain Park and Mountain Brook on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at Spartan Stadium in Mountain Brook. The Spartans rallied in the second half to beat the Jaguars 24-14.

  • SNF_0827.jpg

    Sarah Finnegan

    Hamp Greene (1) receives a pass during a game between Spain Park and Mountain Brook on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at Spartan Stadium in Mountain Brook. The Spartans rallied in the second half to beat the Jaguars 24-14.

  • SNF_0546.jpg

    Sarah Finnegan

    Strother Gibbs (12) hands of the ball to AJ Gates (7) during a game between Spain Park and Mountain Brook on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at Spartan Stadium in Mountain Brook. The Spartans rallied in the second half to beat the Jaguars 24-14.

  • SNF_1064.jpg

    Sarah Finnegan

    Hamp Greene (1) makes a catch during a game between Spain Park and Mountain Brook on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at Spartan Stadium in Mountain Brook. The Spartans rallied in the second half to beat the Jaguars 24-14.

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Hoover Sun September 2018