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Pinson All-star wants to shine for others

By Scott Buttram Earnest Robinson is accustomed to the limelight.  The Pinson Valley High School play maker is one of the biggest weapons in Coach Matt Glover’s offensive arsenal.  It was Robinson who set the tone in the Indians overtime loss against Clay Chalkville, the number two ranked 6A team in the state, with a touchdown reception on the Indians’ first drive. Today, with the spotlight shining bright, ...

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Real Talk: Hewitt High School Stadium Project

Staff Report School officials are preparing to move forward with the next phase of the proposed Hewitt-Trussville football stadium.  The new stadium will be located behind the Trussville Civic Center. The Trussville Tribune recently held a Question and Answer interview with Trussville Schools’ Building and Facilities Director, Shawn Nutting, about the design of the new football stadium.  Following is a summ ...

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Huskies mush past Minor 21-10

By Phil Gibson “We’ve won three in a row,” Hal Riddle, Hewitt Trussville head coach said. “After being 0-2 that’s where you want to be.” The Huskies won 21-10 at Minor High School behind strong rushing and tough second half defense. Their record now sits at 3-2 as they look forward to resuming region play against Shades Valley High School next week. “We played good enough to win,” Riddle said. “When we need ...

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Indians find positives in OT loss to Clay-Chalkville

By Gary Lloyd For The Tribune For half of Friday night’s game between Clay-Chalkville and Pinson Valley, the Indians had Cougars fans stunned. Junior quarterback Brooks Garrett found senior wide receiver Earnest Robinson for a 52-yard score, giving the Indians an early 7-0 lead. Pinson Valley held the Class 6A second-ranked Cougars scoreless in the first quarter. Garrett rumbled for an 8-yard touchdown earl ...

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Cougars survive overtime thriller against Pinson Valley

By Gary Lloyd For The Tribune Robert Greene is not a fan of the radio. Friday night’s game between Class 6A No. 2 Clay-Chalkville and Class 5A Pinson Valley was broadcast live on a local station, and commercials kept him waiting, prolonging a 26-yard field goal attempt. The senior did not care. Greene split the uprights to a few moments later, propelling the Cougars (5-0) to a 31-28 overtime victory over th ...

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Youth basketball registration begins Oct. 1

Registration for Trussville Parks and Recreation Youth Basketball will begin Oct. 1 online. Registration time continues through Oct. 28, with two days of in-person registration to be held Oct. 22 and Oct. 25 at the Trussville Civic Center. In-person registration sessions will be held from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Players ranging in age from 6 to 18 are eligible for play, both boys and girls teams will be acce ...

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Indians crush Wildcats 29-9

By Alex Headley Starting quarterback Brooks Garrett has been out for two weeks with a concussion. Garrett found himself back in the saddle tonight in the Indians regional match against Hayden High School. “It feels good to get this win,” Garrett said. “I’m feeling better, no more headaches.” Garrett suffered his concussion in just the second quarter of the Indians’ opening match against top ranked 4A team O ...

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Huskies shut out Carver 52-0

By Phil Gibson It was a one-sided affair in Jack Wood Stadium Friday night as the Hewitt-Trussville Huskies handled the G.W. Carver Rams 52-0 and notched a win for the second week in a row. “It feels really good to get a couple of wins,” Hal Riddle, head coach for Hewitt-Trussville, said. “We’re 2-1 in region play.” After the defense forced Carver to go three and out on their first possession, it only took ...

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West’s big night highlights Cougars’ blowout of Pell City

By Gary Lloyd For The Tribune Terrelle West does not like to be tackled. The 5-foot-6, 150-pound sophomore running back said as much after rushing for 156 yards and three touchdowns on just 10 carries in Friday night’s 52-14 Clay-Chalkville (4-0, 3-0) victory over Class 6A, Region 7 opponent Pell City. West scored on runs of 14, 63 and two yards. West, who also plays basketball at Clay-Chalkville, beat the ...

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