You Are Here: Home » Sports (Page 3)

UAB Blazers cap off historic year with huge win at the Boca Raton Bowl

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BOCA RATON, Fla. – The UAB Blazers closed out their season with a bowl game win, their first, in Boca Raton on Tuesday night. UAB triumphed 37-13 over Northern Illinois in their first game since clinching the Conference USA championship title.  The Blazers completed the season with an 11-3 overall record. According to the official UAB Football website, redshirt fres ...

Read more

Local players headline National Signing Day

By Damian Mitchell Sports Editor TRUSSVILLE — National Signing Day for the 2019 season has begun as many high school football players across the nation honor their commitments and sign national letters of intent to become early signings for their respective college programs. Hewitt-Trussville had five players sign their letters of intent. Offensive tackle Pierce Quick and quarterback Paul Tyson both signed ...

Read more

Coverage area girls’ basketball records and upcoming games

By Damian Mitchell Sports Editor Here are the records and upcoming games for girls' basketball in our coverage area as winter break approaches: Clay-Chalkville— Record: 6-7 Upcoming games: Dec. 20-22 @Spain Park Lady Jags Classic   Springville— Record: 3-6 Upcoming games: Dec. 27-29 @Mortimer Jordan Girls' Christmas Tournament   Hewitt-Trussville— Record: 9-4 Upcoming games: Dec. 27-29 @Thompson B ...

Read more

Mississippi beats Alabama 24-20, first win at Cramton Bowl in Alabama-Mississippi Classic history

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY – Mississippi’s All-Stars edged Alabama 24-20 Monday night to win for the first time in the 33-game football series at Cramton Bowl. The Alabama-Mississippi Classic, a game sponsored by the AHSAA and administered by the Alabama High School Athletic Directors & Coaches Association (AHSADCA) in conjunction with the Mississippi Association of Coaches (MA ...

Read more

Former Husky Zac Thomas leads Appalachian State to New Orleans Bowl win

By Damian Mitchell Sports Editor NEW ORLEANS —  Former Hewitt-Trussville quarterback Zac Thomas led the Appalachian State Mountaineers to a 45-13 victory over the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders in the New Orleans Bowl. In addition to the bowl victory, Thomas also received the Most Valuable Player for his performance. Thomas finished  15 for 24 with 177 yards and three touchdowns passing. He added 28 ya ...

Read more

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 ...

Read more

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 ...

Read more

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 ...

Read more

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 ...

Read more

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 ...

Read more
Scroll to top