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Quick picked for 2019 Under Armour All-American Game

From Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE – Hewitt-Trussville junior offensive lineman Pierce Quick has been invited to play in the prestigious Under Armour All-American Game in 2019. [caption id="attachment_43682" align="alignleft" width="150"] Pierce Quick (Courtesy of 247Sports)[/caption] Quick, an Alabama commitment, tweeted his selection last week. The 6-foot-5, 285-pounder is rated as four-star ...

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Professional soccer coming to Birmingham

From Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — Birmingham has been awarded a franchise in the United Soccer League. An ownership group consisting of Birmingham Barons co-owner Jeff Logan, founding and managing partner of New Capital Partners James Outland, and Altec, Inc. Chief Executive Officer and Board Chairman Lee Styslinger III was welcomed into the league by USL CEO Alec Papadakis last week at Goo ...

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Pinson Valley graduate moves into new role at UAB

From staff reports BIRMINGHAM — UAB Director of Athletics Mark Ingram announced the promotion of head softball coach Marla Townsend as Senior Associate Athletics Director for Strategic Initiatives and Engagement. [caption id="attachment_43582" align="alignleft" width="145"] Marla Townsend[/caption] The 1982 Pinson Valley graduate had led the Blazers to more than 500 wins as their only coach in the school’s ...

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Former Cougar named coach at La. Tech

By David Knox Sports Editor Clay-Chalkville graduate Cory Barton was named the pitching coach at Louisiana Tech recently. Barton, who was a standout catcher for the Cougars under Jeff Mauldin, earning Honorable Mention All-State honors in 2002, had been the associate head coach and pitching coach at McNeese. Bulldogs head coach Lane Burroughs said in a media release, “This was a very important search and hi ...

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WHO WILL NIX PICK? Quarterback announces top choices

By David Knox Sports Editor PINSON ­­— Pinson Valley quarterback Bo Nix has narrowed his college possibilities to eighth. The four-star quarterback revealed his top eight via Twitter last week. And yes, his coach/dad’s alma mater is there. But so is his dad’s old rival. [caption id="attachment_43450" align="alignleft" width="150"] Pinson Valley quarterback Bo Nix recently revealed his top 8 choicesamong col ...

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Hewitt-Trussville announces opponent change for opening game

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy of Melbourne, Fla. is no longer the Huskies' opponent to open the 2017 football campaign. In a press release issued Thursday night, the school announced the team would instead kickoff the season at home with Calloway High School from Jackson, Miss. [caption id="attachment_40502" align="alignleft" width="300"] Hewitt-Trussv ...

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Former Indian gets second chance at sports

By David Knox Sports Editor PINSON — By this time, Turner Shankles figured he’d be crushing defensive linemen as he opened holes for South Alabama running backs. [caption id="attachment_43349" align="alignleft" width="150"] Turner Shankles[/caption] Instead, he’s turning his attention to crushing baseballs as he gets a new chance at a college career, this time in the one closest to his heart. Recruited as a ...

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Hewitt-Trussville lineman invited to Under Armour All-America Game

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --Hewitt-Trussville lineman Pierce Quick has been invited to participate in the 2019 Under Armour All-America Game. The University of Alabama commit tweeted to news on Tuesday night. The Huskies' offensive lineman is 6 feet 5 inches and checks in at 285 pounds. He is rated as a 4-star prospect by 247 Sports. The highly regarded lineman is an anchor for wh ...

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Does tight ends’ season-ending injuries put UAB in a tight spot?

From Trussville Tribune staff reports Although UAB has seven tight ends on its 105-man roster, losing two of those tight ends for the season to injuries Wednesday must have been a concern to some Blazers fans. Thair Blakes and Skylor Clinton bother suffered knee injuries during Wednesday's practice that will keep them off the field during the upcoming footballs season. Clinton played for Prescott High Schoo ...

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Florida State WR suspended indefinitely, appearing in court today

From Trussville Tribune staff reports Alabama's first opponent of the year hit a snag this week when one of its receivers was indefinitely suspended. Florida State receiver Da'Vante Phillips is on the outs with the Seminoles because the junior faces five felony charges, including  accusations of grand theft. [caption id="attachment_43177" align="alignleft" width="150"] Da'Vante Phillips[/caption] Phillips i ...

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