.
You Are Here: Home » Sports

From cut to signed: Clay’s Brandon Wood to play college baseball

By Erik Harris CLAY -- Shielded from the sting of summer behind his four walls in Clay, Brandon Wood ate quietly with his family. He had a mountain of emotions waiting to surface, but couldn’t find the words to explain. Wood, standing at 6-foot-1, hovered over his dinner plate for some time until the table was clear. He wiped the sweat from his face and found the courage to face the hardest part – telling h ...

Read more

Pinson Valley sweeps past Gardendale

By Erik Harris GARDENDALE – Behind a stellar performance from senior Hunter Davidson, Pinson Valley (30-12) made quick work of host Gardendale (27-11) in the second round of the Class 6A state playoffs. Davidson launched a pair of solo bombs on his way to a four-RBI outing in the early game, which belonged to the Indians by a count of 6-1. He carried that confidence to the hill in Game 2, tossing a complete ...

Read more

Hewitt-Trussville hires new boys’ hoops coach

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- Hewitt-Trussville has its new varsity boys' basketball coach. The Trussville City Board of Education on Monday night approved Jim Sanderson as the next head coach. VIDEO: Watch an interview with Jim Sanderson. Sanderson will meet the team Tuesday and his first official day will be May 1. Sanderson was the head coach at Faulkner University for 24 years, compiling a record of 481-2 ...

Read more

Hewitt-Trussville wins Tom Bell Memorial

By Kyle Parmley ONEONTA -- The Hewitt-Trussville boys’ golf teams were in action last week. The varsity squad won the Tom Bell Memorial at Limestone Springs in Oneonta. With the tournament shortened to 27 holes, the team shot 440 to hold off defending champion Mountain Brook by a single shot. Senior Logan Archer finished fifth overall to make the all-tournament team. [caption id="attachment_21250" align="al ...

Read more

Clay-Chalkville swept out of playoffs

By Erik Harris GARDENDALE – Clay-Chalkville got its postseason run started at Gardendale but was unable to find offense in a two-game sweep Saturday. The home team won the opener 16-1 in five innings before grinding out a 5-3 decision in the decisive 10-inning finale. Cougars hea d coach Bubba Roberts ends his second year with the program 13-19 overall. [caption id="attachment_20494" align="alignleft" width ...

Read more

Pinson Valley sweeps Walker, advances to second round

By Kyle Parmley ALABASTER --The Indians live to fight another weekend this season. Pinson Valley (28-12) defeated Walker by identical 3-2 scores to sweep the first round Class 6A baseball state playoff series. After a week of fighting horrible weather and playing field conditions, the teams traveled to Thompson High School on Saturday to play the pair of games. “We haven’t played in a week. We haven’t seen ...

Read more

Cougars’ Abdullah gives thanks, signs basketball scholarship

By Erik Harris CLAY -- Clay-Chalkville senior point guard Hasan Abdullah signed his national letter of intent with the Naval Academy on Wednesday. He took more than 16 minutes to thank coaches, friends, family and everyone attending the ceremony on the Cougars’ basketball floor. Abdullah verbally committed to the Midshipmen in September 2014 and never wavered from his pledge, despite other opportunities. [c ...

Read more

Clay-Chalkville has new varsity wrestling, freshman football coach

By Erik Harris CLAY -- Coaches DiAngelo Perry and Eugene Dallas have received coaching promotions at Clay-Chalkville High School. Perry has agreed to replace Scott Robertson as the varsity wrestling coach. Dallas, who served as an assistant on the Cougars’ ninth-grade football team last year, will now take over as head coach of the team. Perry has served as the Clay-Chalkville Middle School wrestling coach ...

Read more

Hewitt-Trussville makes final baseball, softball rankings

By Erik Harris TRUSSVILLE – The Alabama Sports Writers Association has released its final baseball and softball rankings of the season, and both Hewitt-Trussville programs made the cut. On the softball field, the Lady Huskies have constructed a 28-6 overall record to tab them No. 3 in the state. Head coach Jeff Mauldin and the baseball program (18-9)finished the regular season ranked eighth. [caption id="at ...

Read more

Rain postpones first round baseball games

By Kyle Parmley PINSON -- Due to persistent rains throughout the area, baseball playoff plans have been put on hold. Class 6A, Area 12 champion Pinson Valley was scheduled to begin its playoff series at home against Area 11 runner-up Walker with a pair of games Thursday starting at 5 p.m. [caption id="attachment_20494" align="alignright" width="200"] Clay-Chalkville pitcher Blake Pettyphoto by Ron Burkett[/ ...

Read more

Created by FerretNet - (http://www.ferretnet.com), AdLab and Filmdog Media (http://www.filmdogmedia.com). Content & Website Copyright 2012 by the Trussville Tribune.

Scroll to top