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Trussville Spring t-ball league registration now open

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — It's time for the 2019 t-ball season and registration is now open. Registration for the Trussville's T-Ball League is open Dec.3 through March 22, for ages four years only. Children must turn four by Dec. 31, 2019, to register. There will be no evaluations for this age and teams will be divided by the park staff. Practice will begin in April and continu ...

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Home sweet Home: Bo Nix set to end high school career where his college career will begin

PHOTO CREDIT: Ron Burkett/ The Trussville Tribune By Justin Nails Tribune Sports AUBURN — It is very rare that a high school player gets to end his high school career in the same stadium where his college career will begin. For Pinson Valley quarterback Bo Nix, that’s exactly what he will do when he takes the field at Jordan-Hare Stadium on Friday night. While the senior quarterback and his team are focused ...

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Interesting numbers for Talladega Superspeedway’s oversized vehicle tunnel

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TALLADEGA – With construction efforts continuing around the clock on the concrete tunnel slab for Talladega Superspeedway’s new Turn 3 Oversized Vehicle Tunnel, here are some cool, interesting facts on the initial endeavor of Transformation – The Talladega Superspeedway Infield Project. 3,000 Cubic Yards: The amount of concrete that will be used for the tunnel slab ...

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Bo Nix wins Alabama Gatorade Player of the Year

Photo Credit: Ron Burkett/ The Trussville Tribune By Damian Mitchell Sports Editor PINSON — Pinson Valley Indians quarterback and Auburn commit Bo Nix was named Alabama’s Gatorade High School Football Player of the Year. Nix has completed 59 percent of his passes for 3,496 yards, 48 touchdowns with only five interceptions this season and looks to add more as the Inidians prepare for the state championship g ...

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Huskies’ Pierce Quick a finalist for prestigious national award

By Damian Mitchell Sports Editor TRUSSVILLE — Hewitt-Trussville senior offensive lineman Pierce Quick has been named a finalist for the Bobby Dodd National Lineman of the year award. Since 1987, The Touchdown Club of Atlanta has given this award with national recognition to some of the best players in high school football. Former winners include NFL and SEC players like Cam Robinson and Jadeveon Clowney. ...

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6A State Championship Preview: Pinson Valley vs. Saraland

By Damian Mitchell Sports Editor PINSON — Pinson Valley will face Saraland this Friday for the 6A state championship in Auburn at Jordan-Hare Stadium. This will be both teams’ second appearance in a state championship game, with Saraland coming in at 0-1 after a 2014 loss to Clay-Chalkville and Pinson looking to go back-to-back in state championships with their win over Wetumpka last season. This is the fir ...

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Super 7 move to Auburn, Tuscaloosa was a ‘happy accident’

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports AUBURN — The Alabama High School Athletic Association’s wildly popular Super 7 football championship left Birmingham’s venerable Legion Field in 2009 for Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, a new tradition was born due to a “happy accident.” Ironically, the impetus for the move of all six title games – at the time – to the University of Alabama campus came from a co ...

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Antkowiak commits to University of North Alabama

By Damian Mitchell Sports Editor TRUSSVILLE — The tradition of producing collegiate student-athletes at Hewitt-Trussville continues as Husky linebacker Tyler Antkowiak commits to the University of North Alabama. Antkowiak finished second on the team with 108 tackles, with nine for loss. He also added four sacks for the Huskies this 2018 season. The Lions finished their 2018 season 7-3 in their first season ...

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Alabama headed back to College Football Playoff, Auburn, UAB going bowling

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE --The big three in-state universities all have some more football ahead of them before closing out the 2018 season. The University of Alabama returns to the College Football Playoff where they they will face the Oklahoma Sooners on Dec. 29 at 7 p.m. in the Orange Bowl. Clemson will face Notre Dame in the other semi-final game. The Sooners are the No. 4 se ...

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Birmingham Council welcomes the Wake Forest Demon Deacons, Memphis Tigers to this year’s Birmingham Bowl

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM - Council President Pro Tem William Parker, Chair of the Park and Recreation Committee, joined the Birmingham City Council to welcome Wake Forest Demon Deacons and the Memphis Tigers to the Birmingham Bowl. The 13th Annual Birmingham Bowl will be held on Dec. 22 at Legion Field. “This is something the city looks forward to every year,” Parker said. “It’s ...

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