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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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Jalen Hurts listed in transfer portal

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TUSCALOOSA -- Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts is among the college players listed in the transfer portal making him eligible as a graduate transfer, according to multiple sources. After graduating in December, Hurts is qualified to transfer without sitting out to use his final season of eligibility. Hurts led Alabama to a 26-2 record as a starter before Tua Tagovail ...

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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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Upset: Eagles pull off last minute win against the Bears

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CHICAGO — Philadelphia quarterback Nick Foles made a 2-yard touchdown pass to Golden Tate on a fourth down with 56 seconds remaining to clinch the win over the Chicago Bears in the final wild-card game, according to the Intelligencer. The Intelligencer reported that there hasn’t been a repeat Super Bowl champion since the Patriots in 2004. Also, there has not been a ...

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Trial date set for ex-Auburn coach

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports NEW YORK — Criminal charges against a former Auburn assistant coach have been upheld by a New York judge and a new trial date has been set. U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska believed there was enough evidence against Chuck Pearson and Atlanta clothier Rashan Michel for the issue to go to trial. It was alleged that Pearson took payments from a financial adviser and ...

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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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2018 6A All-Region 6 team released

By Damian Mitchell Sports Editor ALABAMA — The 6A All-Region 6 team was released Dec. 28. Pinson Valley made a clean sweep with quarterback Bo Nix receiving offensive player of the year and defensive end Joel Parker earning defensive player of the year honors. 6A All Region 6 Team: Player of the Year Offense: Bo Nix, Quarterback Pinson Valley Defense: Joel Parker, Defensive End Pinson Valley 1st Team: QB Wi ...

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3 Alabama players suspended for Orange Bowl

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MIAMI, Fla. -- Three University of Alabama football players have been suspended for the College Football Playoff semi final game against Oklahoma, according to head coach Nick Saban. "We have three players, Deonte Brown, Elliott Baker and Kendrick James who did not make the trip and are suspended due to a violation of the team rules and policies," Saban said. Brown ...

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