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Wallace State to host AHSAA Cheerleading State Finals on Saturday

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY — The Alabama High School Athletic Association Cheerleading State Finals will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15, at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville.  “This year, we have 121 cheer squads qualified to compete for state titles,” said AHSAA Assistant Director Denise Ainsworth. “For the first time this year, we had regional competitions to ...

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Alabama, Mississippi All-Star Teams pleased with teams’ progress after first 2 practices   

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY – Alabama and Mississippi All-Star head coaches Josh Niblett of Hoover and Henry Johnson of Clarksdale (Miss.) agree on one thing after two practice sessions: both teams are talented and both teams reported with one main goal – to win the Monday, Dec. 17, 32nd annual Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Football Classic. The game kicks off a 6:30 p.m. at Cramton ...

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Coverage area men’s basketball update:

Damian Mitchell Sports Editor Updates on the men's basketball teams in the coverage area: SPRINGVILLE — Record: 7-1 Head coach Jeff Smith has his team sitting well and playing exceptional basketball so far this season, starting the season 6-0 so far. Senior guard Max Harrison leads the team in scoring, averaging about 16 points per game. His hot start really came to light after an impressive 25-point game a ...

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Former Mr. Football, Asa Martin, is leaving Auburn

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports AUBURN -- Former Mr. Football for the state of Alabama, Asa Martin, has announced that he is leaving Auburn University. He did not announce which university he will end up attending. “I would like to take the time out to thank Auburn University for giving myself, a young man from Courtland, Alabama the opportunity of a lifetime,” Martin posted on social media. “Howe ...

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BACK-TO-BACK: Pinson Valley wins second straight 6A state championship

Photo Credit: Ron Burkett/The Trussville Tribune By Damian Mitchell Sports Editor AUBURN — The Pinson Valley Indians finished their 2018 football season much like they finished their 2017 season, and that is having the title as 6A state champions after defeating Saraland 26-17 in Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn. While most of the praise was on quarterback Bo Nix and the explosive offense, the Indian defense p ...

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Trussville Spring t-ball league registration now open

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — It's time for the 2019 t-ball season and registration is now open. Registration for the Trussville's T-Ball League is open Dec.3 through March 22, for ages four years only. Children must turn four by Dec. 31, 2019, to register. There will be no evaluations for this age and teams will be divided by the park staff. Practice will begin in April and continu ...

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Home sweet Home: Bo Nix set to end high school career where his college career will begin

PHOTO CREDIT: Ron Burkett/ The Trussville Tribune By Justin Nails Tribune Sports AUBURN — It is very rare that a high school player gets to end his high school career in the same stadium where his college career will begin. For Pinson Valley quarterback Bo Nix, that’s exactly what he will do when he takes the field at Jordan-Hare Stadium on Friday night. While the senior quarterback and his team are focused ...

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Interesting numbers for Talladega Superspeedway’s oversized vehicle tunnel

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TALLADEGA – With construction efforts continuing around the clock on the concrete tunnel slab for Talladega Superspeedway’s new Turn 3 Oversized Vehicle Tunnel, here are some cool, interesting facts on the initial endeavor of Transformation – The Talladega Superspeedway Infield Project. 3,000 Cubic Yards: The amount of concrete that will be used for the tunnel slab ...

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Bo Nix wins Alabama Gatorade Player of the Year

Photo Credit: Ron Burkett/ The Trussville Tribune By Damian Mitchell Sports Editor PINSON — Pinson Valley Indians quarterback and Auburn commit Bo Nix was named Alabama’s Gatorade High School Football Player of the Year. Nix has completed 59 percent of his passes for 3,496 yards, 48 touchdowns with only five interceptions this season and looks to add more as the Inidians prepare for the state championship g ...

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Huskies’ Pierce Quick a finalist for prestigious national award

By Damian Mitchell Sports Editor TRUSSVILLE — Hewitt-Trussville senior offensive lineman Pierce Quick has been named a finalist for the Bobby Dodd National Lineman of the year award. Since 1987, The Touchdown Club of Atlanta has given this award with national recognition to some of the best players in high school football. Former winners include NFL and SEC players like Cam Robinson and Jadeveon Clowney. ...

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