rss_feed Latest News

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

Bucs first football State Championship- 1977

Hoover High School   1977 Berry Bucs-The First State Championship Team By Wayne Wood   In 2012, it will be 35 years ago and was the 16th edition of Buccaneer Football. The 1977 Berry Bucs football team was the 10th season under Bob Finley as head coach. It was a team which had some talented

Important Football Play-Off Reminders

By J Armstead of Hoover High School Hoover will host Hewitt-Trussville or Austin at the SHIP (Buccaneer Stadium) on Friday, November 4 at 7 p.m.  Gates will open at 5:15 p.m. The only passes that will be accepted are the AHSAA issued cards.  No BTC memberships, Student Activity cards or school/system employee ID’s will be accepted. 

Hoover- Hewitt Football History

Hoover High School Bucs vs. Hewitt-Trussville Huskies series   By Wayne Wood   Although the Bucs haven’t played the Huskies of Hewitt-Trussville very often in the past, the series does go back some in time. The Huskies have actually been fielding a team since 1922 which was 40 years before the Bucs began their program in 1962. The teams played

Beef O Brady’s Night for Hoover Football

Hoover High School Hey Buc Fans, come out to Beef O’ Brady’s before the game.  Tony Kurre from WJOX will be broadcasting live starting at 5:00 with great specials and prizes and live music from Matt Hill.   Come back after the game to celebrate the end of the regular season and enjoy more music

Buccaneer History

Hoover High School Buccaneers or Boucaniers   By Wayne Wood   Dr. Tom  Gann, one of the first Berry High School pricipals in the early 1960’s, said that the early students voted on the nickname of Buccaneers/Bucs for the school mascot. However, there seems to be some contradiction as to whether orange was included in

Bucs- Mountain Brook Rivalry

Hoover High School Bucs vs the Mountain Brook Spartans Football Series   Former Berry Buc coach Bob Finley obviously wanted to win every game but there were two opponents he particularly stressed that the Bucs had to beat: Vestavia and Mountain Brook. The Spartans and the Bucs were playing against each other years before the