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Baseball Scholarship Signing

By J Armstead of Hoover High School Hoover High School Senior Sam Gillikin is signing a letter of intent for baseball with Auburn University on Thursday, November 10, 2011.  Congratulations to Sam on this wonderful achievement.

Four Lady Bucs to Sign Basketball Scholarships

By J Armstead of Hoover High School On Monday, November 14th, Nicole Tanner, Breion Allen, Chardonae Fuqua and Kayla Anderson will sign basketball scholarships.  Nicole will sign with Auburn University.  Breion Allen will sign with Rice University.  Chardonae Fuqua will sign with Baylor University.  Kayla Anderson will sign with UAB. Congratulations to these girls on this

Will Cannon To Sign Golf Scholarship

By J Armstead of Hoover High School Boys Golf Team Senior Will Cannon will sign a golf scholarship with UAB on Thursday, November 10, 2011.  Congratulations to Will for great achievement!

Giving Hope that Dream Do Come True- Bobby Humphrey

Sports and Family Magazine Bobby Humphrey: Giving Hope that Dreams Do Come True August 09, 2011| by John Battle The epitaph could have read: Bobby Humphrey – The life that almost wasn’t. During the fall in 1979 and 1980, while in the seventh and eighth grade, respectively,  at Graymont Elementary, Birmingham, AL, at age thirteen and

Steve Shaw: For the Love of the Game

By John Battle of Sports and Family Magazine Steve Shaw: “For the Love of the Game” March 31, 2011| by John Battle The 1976-77’ Alabama state basketball tournament had come down to its own version of the sweet sixteen, and Berry High School, of Birmingham, Al., had swept its way into the finals on the grit

Former student/athlete Jaimie Smith has a monster night against the Tide!

Hoover High School Cecil Hurt Editor Talk about it in Talk of Champions TUSCALOOSA | The smallest player in an Alabama uniform came up with the Crimson Tide’s biggest rebound – and decisive basket – on Monday night. Point guard Trevor Releford’s offensive rebound and putback basket denied the UAH Chargers a potential game-tying possession

Rick and Bubba: Tales From the Heart

By John Battle of Sports and Family Magazine Rick and Bubba: Tales From the Heart October 12, 2011| by John Battle Photography courtesy of Rick and Bubba studio Bubba’s Story “I just won’t quit” Some say radio personalities are like dark colored paint – the color you get out of the can is not the true

Article about former Hoover High players Kwesi Mitchell and Jarod Bryant

Hoover High School Kwesi Mitchell’s Power of Positive Thinking By Bob Socci Kwesi Mitchell Oct. 17, 2011   They became fast friends when a talent for football and an interest in the Naval Academy landed them in the same prep school class in Newport, R.I. Kwesi Mitchell wound up there from Hoover, Ala., just south of

1982 State Champions- Hoover/Berry Bucs

Hoover High School 1982 State Champs-The Buccaneer “Comeback Kids” By Wayne Wood When the 1982 football season began for th Berry Bucs, there were several question marks going into the year. Several key starters had graduated from the 1981 squad which had gone 10-0 before losing in the 1st round of the state playoffs. Yet