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Former Hewitt outfielder plays against Barons

By Gary Lloyd BIRMINGHAM -- Former Hewitt-Trussville baseball and football player Jimmy Brown, now playing baseball at Miles College, had the opportunity to play an exhibition game against the Birmingham Barons on Monday night at Regions Field. Miles lost the game 5-0. [caption id="attachment_12759" align="alignleft" width="225"] Jimmy Brownsubmitted photo[/caption] Brown is an outfielder for Miles College, ...

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Throwback Thursday: Pinson Valley to don jerseys from early 2000s today

By Gary Lloyd PINSON -- It truly is a Throwback Thursday for the Pinson Valley baseball team today. The Indians (16-11) will wear red jerseys from circa 2002 today when they host Class 5A, Area 11 foe Springville for a doubleheader that begins at 4:30 p.m. [caption id="attachment_12752" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pinson Valley senior Brent Stephensfile photo by Ron Burkett[/caption] The players decided ...

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Huskies ascend 3 spots in baseball rankings

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- The Hewitt-Trussville varsity baseball team ascended three spots in this week’s Alabama Sports Writers Association Class 6A rankings. The Huskies (22-6) were No. 9 last week and are now No. 6 in Class 6A. Pelham, last year’s state champion, jumped from No. 5 last week to No. 1 this week. Sparkman is No. 2, followed by Thompson, Opelika and Hoover. Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa is No. 7, f ...

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Mauldin gets win No. 450

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- Class 6A No. 9 Hewitt-Trussville beat Area 12 opponent Gardendale 8-2 on Tuesday, earning head coach Jeff Mauldin his 450th career win. Mauldin, in his second season at Hewitt-Trussville, is now 56-19 as the Huskies head coach. In the game, senior Blake Bailey earned the win, pitching five innings and allowing just two runs on two hits. He struck out five. Senior Michael Busby al ...

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Hewitt girls track 12th in state rankings

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- The Hewitt-Trussville girls outdoor track team was ranked No. 12 out of all classifications in the state, according to last week’s rankings. The girls were ranked as the No. 9 team in Class 6A. In all classifications, the top 11 teams were Hoover, Auburn, St. Paul’s, Baker, Opelika, Mountain Brook, Pelham, Vestavia Hills, James Clemens, Homewood and Beauregard.  There were 76 tot ...

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Hewitt-Trussville soccer teams ranked this week

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- Both the Hewitt-Trussville varsity soccer teams are ranked in this week’s Alabama High School Soccer Coaches Association rankings. For the week of March 31 through April 5, the Hewitt-Trussville girls are ranked No. 9 in Class 6A. The top eight teams, in order, are Oak Mountain, Huntsville, Auburn, Vestavia Hills, Mountain Brook, Grissom, Thompson and McGill-Toolen. Sparkman is N ...

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Clay-Chalkville Middle names new football coach

By Gary Lloyd CLAY -- Coaches have been shuffled at Clay-Chalkville high and middle schools. Clay-Chalkville Middle School head football coach Chris Mills is now the wide receivers coach at Clay-Chalkville High School. Mills will remain in his role as athletics director at the middle school. “I’m very excited,” Mills said. “I’m excited to work with (offensive coordinator Stuart) Floyd. He and I have a lot o ...

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Pinson alum Jennings hoping for consistency this MLB season

By Gary Lloyd PINSON -- Tampa Bay Rays center fielder and former Pinson Valley standout Desmond Jennings is looking to be more consistent this Major League Baseball season. Rays manager Joe Maddon told MLB.com reporter Bill Chastain earlier this month that Jennings has hit some of the longest home runs the team has had. Jennings said he’s going to concentrate this season on taking good, consistent swings. J ...

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Clay-Chalkville DE earns invite to The Opening

By Gary Lloyd HOOVER -- Clay-Chalkville rising senior defensive end Kendall Jones has earned an invite to The Opening football camp in Beaverton, Ore., in July. Jones performed well enough to earn the invite Sunday at the Nike Football Training Camp at Spain Park High School. Jones holds scholarship offers from Mississippi State, Southern Mississippi and Western Kentucky. He has attended junior days at Alab ...

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Clay-Chalkville third baseman commits

By Gary Lloyd CLAY -- Clay-Chalkville senior third baseman E.J. Watson on Thursday made his college commitment. Watson will play college baseball at Alabama A&M University in Huntsville. “It means everything to me to be playing at the next level,” Watson said. “It’s something I’ve been working hard to achieve my whole life.” [caption id="attachment_12619" align="alignleft" width="300"] Clay-Chalkville s ...

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