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Clay-Chalkville’s Willie Miller and Brock Bethea announce college commitments

By Damian Mitchell Sports Editor CLAY — Clay-Chalkville quarterback Willie Miller and offensive lineman Brock Bethea announced their college commitments to continue their football playing days. Miller, three-year starting quarterback  for the Cougars, announced that he has committed to Tennesee Tech University. He finished his career with a 30-9 record and helped the Cougars land a spot in back-to-back play ...

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Pinson Valley boys’ basketball takes number 1 ranking, defeats Center Point 80-59

By Damian Mitchell Sports Editor CENTER POINT— The Pinson Valley boys' basketball team stands as the new number one team in class 6A, and in their first game at the top, they did not disappoint, with a dominant 80-59 win over Center Point. The Indians were the number two team in class 6A, but took the top spot in the Alabama Sports Writers Association rankings that were released on Jan. 17. Carver-Montgomer ...

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Huskies’ Coach Jeff Schrupp wins Assistant Coach of the Year

By Damian Mitchell Sports Editor TRUSSVILLE— Huskies' Assistant Baseball Coach Jeff Schrupp was selected as the Alabama Baseball Coaches Association Assistant Coach of the Year. The Alabama Baseball Coaches Association selects Head Coach of the Year for each classification in the state,but the assistant coach selection covers all classifications. "It is a huge honor," Schrupp said. "Out of all of the great ...

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Pierce Quick wins second consecutive 7A lineman of the year

By Damian Mitchell Sports Editor TRUSSVILLE— For the second straight year, Hewitt-Trussville offensive lineman Pierce Quick was awarded the Alabama High School Athletic Association  7A Lineman of the Year award. Quick, who signed with Alabama early during the first signing period, helped lead a high powered 2018 Husky offense that averaged 462.9 yards per game while scoring a shade under 40 points per game ...

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Bo Nix awarded 2018 Mr. Football

By Damian Mitchell Sports Editor ALABAMA — Former Pinson Valley record-breaking quarterback Bo Nix is the recipient of the 2018 Alabama Mr. Football award. Nix received the award after his 2018 season in which he and the Indians captured their second straight state championship. Nix finished his senior season completing 267 of 447 passes for 3,795 yards and 50 touchdowns and also became the AHSAA all-time l ...

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Huskies basketball splits area opener with Vestavia Hills

By Damian Mitchell Sports Editor TRUSSVILLE — Hewitt-Trussville boys and girls basketball opened their 2019 area play with area foe Vestavia Hills on Jan. 8. The Husky girls dominated the Rebels with a 70-45 win. Sophomore forward Amiya Payne led all scorers with 23 points while her teammate Leah Harrison dropped 20 to have a combined 43 points, just two points shy of the Rebels total of 45. Tuskegee signee ...

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Pinson Valley state championship parade set for Jan. 12

Photo Credit: Ron Burkett/ The Trussville Tribune By Damian Mitchell Sports Editor PINSON— The Pinson Valley Indians have announced the championship parade for the 2018 season will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12. The route is set to begin at Winn-Dixie, located at 4701 Center Point Road, and run through Bicentennial Park, located at 4200 Oak Street in Pinson. The Indians will celebrate their 26-17 defeat ...

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2018 All-Tribune Team and players of the year

By: Damian Mitchell Sports Editor TRUSSVILLE — The All-Tribune football team has been selected for the 2018 football season.  The Trussville Tribune offensive, defensive and special teams players of the year have also been selected. Pinson Valley quarterback and Auburn signee Bo Nix earned offensive player of the year honors after his record-breaking senior season as the Indians quarterback. Nix led the Ind ...

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HOT STREAK: Springville boys basketball

Damian Mitchell Sports Editor SPRINGVILLE — The Springville varsity boys basketball team sits at 14-1 in the 2018-2019 season. The team's only loss came in the first round of the Springville Christmas Classic on Dec. 26. The Tigers won the Champions Sports Academy Christmas Classic championship on Dec. 23, in which they defeated Ohatchee, Weaver and White Plains to become tournament champions. The Tigers av ...

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Locals headline USA Today’s High School All-USA Alabama team

By Damian Mitchell Sports Editor ALABAMA — USA TODAY High School Sports announced the 2018 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Alabama football team from the 2018-19 season. Pinson Valley quarterback Bo Nix was selected as the first-team quarterback and also earned offensive player of the year honors for his 3,802 yards and 50 touchdowns while leading the Indians to their second straight Class 6A state champi ...

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