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Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dead at 74

PHOENIX, ARIZ. --Three time world heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali has died at the age of 74. Ali had been hospitalized recently and had fought a long battle with Parkinson's disease. "After a 32-year battle with Parkinson’s disease, Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74. The three-time World Heavyweight Champion boxer died this evening,” said spokesperson Bob Gunnell. [caption id="attachmen ...

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Sanderson hired as head basketball coach at Freed-Hardeman University

By Scott Buttram publisher TRUSSVILLE --Former Hewitt-Trussville basketball coach Jim Sanderson has been named head coach for Freed-Hardeman University in Henderson, Tenn., the school announced this week. Sanderson will lead the Lion basketball program, beginning with the 2016-17 season. He replaces Jason Shelton who resigned earlier this month after 11 seasons with the school. [caption id="attachment_31654 ...

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VIDEO: Championship edition of Tribune Sports Live!

Tribune Digital Media TRUSSVILLE --Check out the video below for a special championship edition of Tribune Sports Live featuring the Hewitt-Trussville Huskies 7A State Baseball Champions.  We have interviews with the players, coaches and coaches' wives, along with the action highlights of the Huskies' championship weekend. [box type="info"][/box] ...

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Pair of aces gives Huskies the winning hand

By David Knox, Sports Editor MONTGOMERY – If you’re looking for the key factors in Hewitt-Trussville’s Class 7A state baseball championship, Jeff Mauldin can lay them on the table. “I can’t speak highly enough for two kids, at this level , in the state championship, to throw back-to-back shutouts,” Mauldin said. “We walked nobody in 14 innings – you can't say enough about those two guys and what they did." ...

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Monday parade to honor Trussville baseball, wrestling and track teams

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE –The new 7A state baseball champions, state wrestling champion and state track champions will be honored with a parade on Monday, according to Sandra Vernon with the Trussville Board of Education [caption id="attachment_31504" align="alignleft" width="300"] A parade is planned for Monday evening to celebrate the Huskies' state champions.Photo by Ron Burke ...

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Champs! Huskies blank Auburn for state baseball championship

By David Knox   MONTGOMERY -- No doubt about it -- Huskies rule! The Hewitt-Trussville Huskies rode their dominant pitching, daring baserunning, solid defense and clutch hitting to one final win -- a 2-0 victory over Auburn High Saturday at Riverwalk Stadium in the Class 7A baseball championship series. It is the Huskies' first state baseball championship. Cameron Furr picked up on the mound where seri ...

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Skipper pitches, Morrow hits Huskies to Game 1 win in state finals

By David Knox Sports Editor   MONTGOMERY -- Auburn High ace lefty Andrew Naismith hadn't allowed a hit through four innings against Hewitt-Trussville. But the Huskies had battled, working deep into counts, getting some walks -- but not breaking through for a hit or a run. But with the game tied 0-0 in the fifth, the Huskies scratched out an infield hit, worked a couple of walks and then Keegan Morrow d ...

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Hewitt-Trussville, Auburn open 7A finals Friday

By David Knox, Sports Editor TRUSSVILLE -- Are there two Cinderallas meeting in the Class 7A state baseball championship? That might be stretching it a little. Though Hewitt-Trussville is looking for its first title, coach Jeff Mauldin took the Huskies to the 6A finals in 2013. Auburn won back-to-back 6A titles in 2009 and 2010. But the Huskies missed the playoffs completely in 2015 and flew under the radar ...

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Huskies host Minor on Thursday in spring football game

By David Knox, Sports Editor TRUSSVILLE – Josh Floyd’s Hewitt-Trussville Huskies will wrap up spring football drills with a game Thursday night against Minor at Hewitt-Trussville [caption id="attachment_17383" align="alignleft" width="300"] Hewitt-Trussville Stadiumfile photo by Ron Burkett[/caption] Stadium. Kickoff is 7 p.m. Admission is $5. The game was moved up from Friday night, since the Huskies baseb ...

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Cougars sharp in spring smackdown of Gadsden City

By David Knox, Sports Editor CLAY – You might expect a veteran team to be sharp during spring football drills, a team with say, 18 starters back off a 14-1 season. Clay-Chalkville head coach Jerry Hood doesn’t have that luxury. But you would not have known that from Friday night’s spring game against Gadsden City at Cougar Stadium. It was simply next man up. A sharp, physical bunch of youngish Cougars – wit ...

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