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Pinson Valley opens playoffs at resurgent Jackson-Olin

By David Knox, Sports Editor PINSON – The Pinson Valley Indians finished as the third-place team in Class 6A, Region 6. But the Indians (7-3, 4-2) are sitting where every playoff team sits – 0-0. It’s the second season for 32 teams in Class 6A, and the Indians open with a visit to Jackson-Olin (8-2), the runner-up in Region 5. Kickoff is 7 p.m. at 4,500-capacity J-O Field, which is on the school campus on o ...

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Pinson Valley boys win Center Point Invitational

By David Knox, Sports Editor CENTER POINT – Paced by Vondrecus Miller, the Pinson Valley boys cross country team coached by Cedric Lane won the Center Point Invitational meet on Oct. 11. Miller and teammate Seth Lord finished 1-2 to lead the Indians to a big win over Gardendale. Miller ran a 17:37 and Lord followed with a 17:45 as the Indians scored 36 points to Gardendale’s 78. Shades Valley (83) was third ...

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Mason is freshman of year in GSC, Knox also all-GSC pick

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports Two former Hewitt-Trussville High runners were honored by the Gulf South Conference recently. UAH cross country runner Marlee Mason finished eighth in the conference’s meet, taking All-Gulf South Conference honors and was named the GSC Freshman of the Year for women’s cross country. Mason covered the 5K course in 19:01.99. UAH’s Benjamin Knox, took All-GSC honors wi ...

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Huskies hit the trail for cross country sectionals

By David Knox, Sports Editor TRUSSVILLE – Hewitt-Trussville’s boys and girls cross country teams head to Madison on Thursday with their sights set on qualifying for the state championships. Bob Jones High School is the host for the Class 7A, Section 4 state qualifier Thursday. The girls 5K race goes off at 10:20 a.m. while the boys race is set for 11 a.m. The top three teams in each section qualify for the ...

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Former HTHS basketball player signs to play college ball

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports Former Hewitt-Trussville basketball star Jarvis Calhoun has signed to play at Lenoir Rhyne College in Hickory, N.C. Calhoun wrapped up a solid two-season stint at John A. Logan Community College after a redshirt year at UAB. Lenoir-Rhyne is an NCAA Division II program that plays in the South Atlantic Conference. Calhoun will have two years of eligibility remaining. ...

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Cunningham named semifinalist for Bednarik, Butkus awards

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports Vanderbilt linebacker Zach Cunningham, a redshirt junior from Pinson Valley, has made it to the short list for two of college football biggest honors a defensive player can receive. On Monday, the former Indians star was selected as a semifinalist for the Butkus Award as the nation’s best linebacker and the Chuck Bednarik Award as the nation’s outstanding defensive ...

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Noah visits Notre Dame; Nico set for Michigan visit

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports Noah Igbinoghene and Nico Collins, two of the most heavily recruited high school players in our area, have been guests on college campuses the past few weeks and it isn’t slowing down. Hewitt-Trussville’s Igbinoghene, the senior receiver/running back, finally made an official visit to South Bend, Ind., to watch Notre Dame play Miami. Igbinoghene received an offer fr ...

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Huskies, Cougars, Indians playoff bound, here’s when and where

From Tribune Reports The first round of the Alabama High School Athletic Association football playoffs are set. Hewitt-Trussville (10-0). The Class 7A, Region 4 champion, will host Oak Mountain (3-7), the fourth-place team in Region 3. The Eagles made the playoffs by finishing in a three-way tie with Thompson and Vestavia Hills, winning the tiebreaker by beating both teams during the season. The Eagles lost ...

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Indians roll over Pleasant Grove 24-7

By David Knox Tribune Sports Editor PINSON – “I was excited! I saw the ball on the ground and I said, ‘Oh, the ball’s on the ground!’ So I had to fall on it.” Nico Simmons, a junior defensive lineman, knows those opportunities don’t come very often. But the Pinson Valley junior took advantage of the one that did and lived the lineman’s dream, scoring a touchdown. That put the finishing touches on a solid jo ...

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Pinson Valley hosts Pleasant Grove

By David Knox, Sports Editor PINSON – The three-way tie for second place in Class 6A, Region 6 won’t officially be broken until Friday night, but that’s not really on Matt Glover’s mind. The Pinson Valley coach has a game plan to put together. “I really don’t know how it shakes out,” said Glover, whose Indians (6-3) host Pleasant Grove (4-5). We know a few things now. We know who’s in and who’s out. Minor i ...

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