You Are Here: Home » Sports (Page 20)

Hewitt-Trussville runner makes future plans

By Erik Harris TRUSSVILLE – Kylie Purdy, a senior at Hewitt-Trussville High School, has announced that she will be continuing her academic and athletic career at Spring Hill College in Mobile. The track and field athlete went to Twitter following her decision. “Excited to announce that I’ll be continuing my running career at Spring Hill College! Go Badgers,” wrote Purdy on Monday night. She will become a me ...

Read more

Igbinoghene sets new national mark over weekend

By Erik Harris BIRMINGHAM – Behind the nation’s strongest jump of the year, Noah Igbinoghene and Hewitt-Trussville finished No. 14 as a team at Saturday’s Holiday Invitational in Birmingham. The girls came through at No. 26 at the indoor track and field event. Igbinoghene had little competition on Saturday when he flew 14.94 meters in the triple jump. The closest competitor – Thompson’s Corey Burroughs – we ...

Read more

Paraplegic athlete competes for Huskies, sets state record

By Erik Harris He was the only one that threw. He was the only one that scored, but Collin LaFon – a transfer student at Hewitt-Trussville High School – overcame a tougher opponent than anyone at the 2015 Holiday Invitational over the weekend. “When I throw the shotput it’s basically like an able-bodied throw, but it’s a little bit different because I can’t stand up and do the original glide,” said LaFon. T ...

Read more

Hewitt grad on ESPNU playoff promo

From Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --The Jacksonville State Gamecoks will take on Sam Houston State in the Division 1 FCS playoffs on Saturday, December 19 at 3 p.m. CST. The game will be televised by ESPNU. When the network released the promo photo for the game on Sunday, former Hewitt-Trussville grad Joseph Roberts was the featured player for JSU. [caption id="attachment_27156" align="alignl ...

Read more

Former Pinson Valley LB named SEC Breakout Defender of the Year

By Erik Harris NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Zach Cunningham entered Vanderbilt University’s football program in the Class of 2013 and has done nothing but exceed expectations in the Southeastern Conference. [caption id="attachment_4768" align="alignleft" width="225"] Former Pinson Valley linebacker Zach Cunninghamfile photo[/caption] Now a sophomore for the Commodores, Cunningham has recently been named the SEC’s Bre ...

Read more

Hewitt-Trussville girls poll in ASWA rankings

By Erik Harris TRUSSVILLE – The first Alabama Sports Writers Association basketball poll of the year has been released, and Hewitt-Trussville’s girls team is in the mix in Class 7A. In the Class 6A girls poll, Clay-Chalkville (4-3) sits just outside the top-10 list. [caption id="attachment_27090" align="alignleft" width="300"] Hewitt-Trussville celebrates a Thanksgiving tournament championship earlier this ...

Read more

Volleyball: Hewitt-Trussville reveals award winners

By Erik Harris TRUSSVILLE – Head coach Katie Riggins and the Hewitt-Trussville volleyball team held a banquet on Tuesday night when six individual awards were handed out in regards to the 2015 season. The Huskies' coaching staff determined award winners based on performance. [caption id="attachment_27080" align="alignleft" width="300"] Members of the 2015 Hewitt-Trussville volleyball team at Tuesday night's ...

Read more

Bowling: Pinson Valley suffers first loss of season

From staff reports PINSON – The Pinson Valley bowling team fell to 1-1 on the season following a “tough” 6-1 loss to Gardendale on Wednesday evening at Super Bowl in Pinson. The Indians finished with three strong outings from Jared Evans, James Hampton and Turner Shankels, but the result wasn’t good enough to derail head coach Barry Brake’s Rockets. Evans posted a 167, Hampton bowled a 162 and Shankels fini ...

Read more

Pinson’s Zach Cunningham named First Team All-SEC

From staff reports BIRMINGHAM -- The Southeastern Conference announced the All-SEC team on Tuesday, and a familiar face was on this list. Former Pinson Valley standout Zach Cunningham was named to the league's first team after a stellar sophomore season that saw him lead the Commodores in five statistical categories. He led the team in tackles with 103, tackles for loss with 16.5, sacks with 4.5, three fumb ...

Read more

Pinson Valley boys, girls open area play 0-1

By Erik Harris CENTER POINT – Class 6A, Area 12 play opened for Pinson Valley’s boys and girls basketball teams on Tuesday night, and both went home on the wrong end of the nights games. [caption id="attachment_27030" align="alignright" width="300"] Pinson Valley's Cornell Hale in a game earlier this season. photo by Erik Harris[/caption] Head coach Clint Argo and the boys fell in the second game of the nig ...

Read more

Created by FerretNet - (http://www.ferretnet.com), AdLab and Filmdog Media (http://www.filmdogmedia.com). Content & Website Copyright 2012 by the Trussville Tribune.

Scroll to top