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Words of Wood- Kolb Family

The Kolb Family of Hoover By Wayne Wood I called them E.K., K.K. and I.K.–the sons of Mama Kaye and Papa Frank Kolb of Hoover. Eric, Kyle and Ivan moved with their parents from Louisiana settling in Hoover years ago. I first knew Eric when he was a 7th grader at Simmons Jr. High (now […]

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BLACKOUT THE MET

Wear BLACK FRIDAY NIGHT!

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Words of Wood- Haley Boys of Hoover

The Haley Boys of Hoover                                             By Wayne Wood    I first came to know Jeff Haley when he was an 8th grader in 1979 (the year I came to Hoover to teach & […]

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PURPLE OUT FRIDAY NIGHT

Come Purple Out the Patriots on Friday, November 4, 2016  at the Met as the Bucs take on their first opponent in the playoffs. Relay for Life has teamed up with Hoover Athletics to help raise awareness and support for this year’s Relay, which is April 29, 2017. Join us this Friday as we kick […]

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Words of Wood-Buc Football Playoff History

                                    Buc Football Playoff History                 By Wayne Wood For many years in the state of Alabama high school football championships were determined by overall record usually an undefeated season considered. This method beginning about the 1920’s referred […]

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Words of Wood-Buc Football Playoff History

                                       Buc Football Playoff History                 By Wayne Wood For many years in the state of Alabama high school football championships were determined by overall record usually an undefeated season considered. This method beginning about the 1920’s […]

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The Buccaneer–Near & Dear to the Heart of Hoover

                   The Buccaneer–Near & Dear to the Heart of Hoover              By Wayne Wood Dr. Tom Gann, one of the first Berry High School Principals in the 1960’s, said that the early students voted on the nickname of the Buccaneers/Bucs for the school mascot. However, there […]

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Words of Wood-Daniel A. Moore-Buccaneer Artist

Daniel A. Moore-Buccaneer Artist                                       By Wayne Wood    There was one former Buc football player who never signed with or played a down of college football yet his career contributions to college football and other sports […]

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                             Bucs vs. Rebels 2003 Semi-Final Playoff Game                      By Wayne Wood Through the years as Hoover Buccaneer, I’ve been asked by Buc fans what I thought was the greatest football game between the Bucs and the Vestavia Hills Rebels. That’s a […]

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Kholbe Coleman Abrams- Ala-Miss All Star Game

http://www.ahsaa.com/News-Articles/ArticleId/567/alabama-squad-named-for-2016-ala-miss-football-game         http://www.ahsaa.com/News-Articles/ArticleId/567/alabama-squad-named-for-2016-ala-miss-football-game

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