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St. Thomas Aquinas defeats Prattville on ESPN

St. Thomas Aquinas High School By Joseph Goodman, Miami Herald HOOVER, Ala. — Rocco Casullo’s head coaching debut for St. Thomas Aquinas came on national television on Saturday. His football team didn’t disappoint. The Raiders, ranked No.2 nationally by USA Today, defeated No.3 Prattville (Ala.) 34-31 at Hoover (Ala.) High School in a made-for-ESPN Kickoff

Hoover’s Sam “Newton”Gillikin has big game

Hoover High School South Panola, MS @ Hoover – Football South Panola, MS vs. Hoover – Game Preview & News   South Panola, MS (0-1-0) 13 8/27/2011noon Hoover (1-0-0) 24 Hoover 24, South Panola (Miss.) 13 Jeff Sentell, Birmingham News, August 27, 2011 10:35 p.m. His name is Sam Gillikin. Not Sam Newton. As in Cam

Alabama Football in National Spotlight

Hoover High School   Dallas Jackson is the Senior Analyst for RivalsHigh. Email him your question, comment or story ideas to DallasJ@Yahoo-Inc.comand follow him on Twitter.   HOOVER, Ala. – High school football from the state of Alabama was on display for all to see Saturday, highlighted by an intersectional doubleheader on national TV that featured four teams

Hoover Snaps South Panola 28 game win streak

Hoover High School Tigers suffer stinging loss on national stage South Panola sees 28-game winning streak come to end Hoover players gang up to bring down South Panola’s Ron Taylor during Saturday’s nationally-televised game in Alabama. / Tamika Moore/The Birmingham News Written by Rod Walker Zoom South Panola QB Tevis Flowers found little room to

Bucs Bring 2.5 million to City with ESPN

By David Bannister of Hoover High School Sports pack potent economic punch for Birmingham area Published: Sunday, August 28, 2011, 10:00 AM By Roy L. Williams — The Birmingham News  BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — A prep football double-header at Hoover High School ruled the sports world on ESPN on Saturday afternoon, providing a boost to local hotels and

ESPN Southern Pride on the Line

Hoover High School Southern pride on the line Watch this matchup of elite powerhouses The battle in Alabama on ESPN Hoover (Hoover, Ala.) hosts South Panola (Batesville, Miss.) as part of the ESPN High School Football Kickoff live on ESPN at 3:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, Aug. 27. Two major Southern powers meet for the first

Hoover Friday night Kickoff Pep Rally at Beef o Brady’s

Hoover High School   The Pep Event will be from 6:00-8:00 PM, in the parking Lot of Beef’s at the Grove Shopping Center. This is the Target Shopping Center located just 2 minutes from the High School. We are inviting fans, friends, and guests from St Thomas Aquinas, Prattville, and South Panola. Each team will

South Panola Opens with 4 teams in the top 5

South Panola High School Imagine, if you will, Alabama opening its football season against Oklahoma on the road. And then playing Texas. And then taking on Oregon. Then, after getting into its brutal SEC schedule, the Crimson Tide takes an October break from the league to take on, say, Ohio State. Never happen, you say,

Jaylon Denson looks to play at Auburn as True Frosh

Hoover High School AUBURN, Alabama — It may seem as if coach Trooper Taylor is simply rattling off the Auburn roster when he talks about the wide receivers he’s counting on, until you consider he may have four receivers on the field at the same time, and he’s looking for a core of backups as

Hoover- South Panola Connections- Buc Profile- Eric Kerley

Hoover High School  Eric Kerley-The Buccaneers “Big E” (Early connection between a Buc and South Panola Tigers)   By Wayne Wood   In 1994, Berry Buc defensive lineman Eric Kerley signed to play at  Alabama along with two players from South Panola H.S. in Mississippi. One was linebacker Dwayne Rudd and the other was QB/DB Deshea