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Coaches: Class 7A, Region 3 toughest ever assembled in Alabama

By Gary Lloyd GARDENDALE -- Call it a region of doom. Call it a gauntlet. Call it a challenge, albeit an exciting one. The new Class 7A, Region 3 is loaded. Hewitt-Trussville is in this region, which also consists of Hoover, Mountain Brook, Oak Mountain, Spain Park, Thompson, Tuscaloosa County and Vestavia Hills. Those seven region opponents for Hewitt-Trussville combined for a 56-26 record a season ago. [c ...

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New Clay-Chalkville QB has ‘an X factor’

By Erik Harris For The Tribune GARDENDALE -- According to head coach Jerry Hood, Clay-Chalkville returns six starters from last season’s 10-2 team, but none of them are named Hayden Moore and, more importantly, none of them threw for nearly 2,000 yards and 25 touchdowns. Moore, last year’s starting quarterback, now resides in Ohio as a freshman member of the Cincinnati Bearcats football team. Replacing a se ...

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Area coaches compliment new Hewitt-Trussville football coach

By Gary Lloyd GARDENDALE -- Two area football coaches at Jefferson and Shelby County High School Football Media Day on Monday complimented new Hewitt-Trussville head football coach Josh Floyd. Clay-Chalkville head coach Jerry Hood said Floyd is a very good coach. He said, with a grin, that he knows Floyd has a “big ol’ fat wallet,” referencing the $120,000 salary Floyd will be paid this year. [caption id="a ...

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Hewitt-Trussville no longer only Huskies in state

By Gary Lloyd GARDENDALE -- Hewitt-Trussville is no longer the lone high school in Alabama with Huskies as the mascot. The new Helena High School will also be the Huskies, though their colors will be silver, black and blue. Helena High School is set to open its doors for the first time Aug. 7. Helena head football coach Watt Parker and two players were on hand Monday for Jefferson and Shelby County High Sch ...

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4 seniors, 1 junior to start on Clay-Chalkville offensive line

By Gary Lloyd GARDENDALE -- Clay-Chalkville will have experience on its offensive line this season. Head coach Jerry Hood said Monday at Jefferson and Shelby County High School Football Media Day that four seniors and one junior will line up as starters this season. [caption id="attachment_14849" align="alignleft" width="300"] From left are offensive lineman Johnathan Butterworth, head coach Jerry Hood and ...

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Fishers for Men Farm’s owner speaks to Rotary

From staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- Last week’s speaker for the Trussville Rotary Daybreak Club was Eddie Adams, founder of the Fishers for Men Farm. Growing up on his granddad’s farm, Adams always had a dream of someday owning his own farm. That dream came true, he said, when he was finally able to buy a farm that’s now a Christian family retreat, which also offers a safe place for others to hunt and fish. He ...

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Pinson Valley offering ‘very’ unique art class

By Gary Lloyd PINSON -- Chris Screws wishes this class was available when he was in school. The seventh-year art teacher at Pinson Valley High School says a “very” unique class is being offered this year, one that will allow students to learn about and design special effects, such as makeup for scary monsters, prop making, the molding for mask making,  and costume and set design. The class will last the ent ...

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$3,000 donated to Trussville library

From staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- The Friends of the Trussville Library recently donated $3,000 to the Trussville Public Library for use in library programs and projects. The Friends, a library support organization, has contributed more than $21,000 to the library since early 2009. [caption id="attachment_14836" align="alignleft" width="300"] Making the presentation to Library Director Emily Tish, center, ar ...

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Trussville P&Z to consider joining tracts for future Deerfoot funeral home

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- The Trussville Planning and Zoning Board at its Monday, Aug. 11 meeting will consider recommending two tracts of land be joined for a future funeral home. A July 15 City of Trussville notice states that the meeting will be at 6 p.m. at Trussville City Hall. The notice states that Deerfoot Memorial wishes to join two tracts of land on Deerfoot Parkway together. The property that w ...

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Clay-Chalkville cornerback commits

By Gary Lloyd CLAY -- Clay-Chalkville rising senior cornerback Kam Prewitt on Friday made his college commitment. Prewitt committed to the University of Memphis on a visit there. “I just love everything about Memphis,” Prewitt said. “I love the environment, the facility and especially the coaching staff. It feels like home.” [caption id="attachment_13668" align="alignleft" width="300"] Clay-Chalkville risin ...

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