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Trussville 8U wins tournament

For The Tribune TRUSSVILLE -- The Trussville 8U All Stars went 7-0 over the weekend, winning the USSSA Central Pre Area 2 tournament. [caption id="attachment_14076" align="alignleft" width="300"] The Trussville 8U All Starssubmitted photo[/caption] Team members from left to right include Hannah Virciglio, Lindsey Justice, Lauren Tolbert, Marley Carmichael, Lulu Bradshaw, Haley Wilkinson, Kennedy Allen, Layl ...

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Hewitt-Trussville shortstop named All-State

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- A Hewitt-Trussville shortstop has been named to the Alabama Sports Writers Association All-State Honorable Mention team for his play as a junior. Carter Pharis is the lone area player to be named All-State. [caption id="attachment_12160" align="alignleft" width="300"] Hewitt-Trussville junior shortstop Carter Pharisfile photo by Ron Burkett[/caption] “Our team had a great year an ...

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Trussville native cards 76, 72 in US Open

By Gary Lloyd PINEHURST, N.C. -- Trussville native and former UAB golfer Sam Love carded a first-round six-over 76 and second-round two-over 72 in last week’s U.S. Open in North Carolina. Love missed the cut. Germany’s Martin Kaymer won the championship at nine-under par, besting the second-place finishers by eight strokes. [caption id="attachment_8536" align="alignleft" width="150"] UAB and former Hewitt-T ...

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Trussville’s Andrew Rape makes his bid to go pro

By Erik Harris  TRUSSVILLE – The National Professional Fitness League invited only 200 athletes from across the United States to showcase their talent in Las Vegas next Monday, and CrossFit Trussville owner Andrew Rape is one of them.  “I’m excited for him because you don’t always get recognized when you’re the humble guy,” said his wife Candace. “He just grins when he thinks about it.”  Rape competed in At ...

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Pinson infielder commits to Calhoun

By Gary Lloyd PINSON -- A Pinson Valley rising senior infielder recently made his college commitment. Baker Hodge committed to play at Calhoun Community College in Tanner. Hodge primarily plays third base and pitcher for Pinson Valley. He said it felt like home at Calhoun Community College and he really likes the coaching staff and campus. [caption id="attachment_14044" align="alignleft" width="300"] Baker ...

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1 from Trussville plays in Mississippi camp

By Gary Lloyd BOONEVILLE, Miss. -- One boy from Trussville recently participated in a youth summer baseball camp put on by Northeast Mississippi Community College. Noah Walls participated in the three-day event open to any student in the first through sixth grades. [caption id="attachment_14031" align="alignleft" width="300"] Fourth from left on the middle row, Noah Walls, of Trussville, competed with many ...

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New Hewitt football coach to make staff recommendations ‘very soon’

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- New Hewitt-Trussville head football coach Josh Floyd will have his staff in place soon. “We have been interviewing assistant coaches this week and Coach Floyd is working with existing coaches at HTHS every day,” Trussville City Schools Superintendent Pattie Neill said. “He will be making his staff recommendations very soon.” [caption id="attachment_13791" align="alignleft" width= ...

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Clay-Chalkville MS wrestling camp next week

By Gary Lloyd CLAY -- The Clay-Chalkville Middle School wrestling camp is scheduled for June 16-18. The fee is $25 per athlete, and checks should be made payable to Clay-Chalkville Middle School. Water will be available for athletes. [caption id="attachment_14002" align="alignleft" width="160"] Clay-Chalkville Middle School wrestling coach DiAngelo Perryphoto courtesy of Jefferson County Schools[/caption] C ...

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Trussville golfer wins junior championship tournament

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE -- A Trussville golfer won a junior championships last week. Logan Archer won the 43rd Pigeon Dove Junior Championship last week at Musgrove Country Club in Jasper. With the win, Archer earned an exemption to play in the Veritas Junior World Golf Championship in July. To win last week’s tournament, Archer birdied two of his final four holes to edge Lance Moore for the title, accordi ...

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Trussville 12U finishes undefeated

For The Tribune TRUSSVILLE -- The Trussville 12U National All Stars finished undefeated and champions of the Gene Harrison All Star Classic on June 1. Trussville finished 4-0, outscoring its opponents 55-15. In the championship game Trussville racked up 13 runs batted in, and four players -- Keith Lanum, Phillip Bentley, Caleb Kettering and Jonathan Moore -- hit home runs. [caption id="attachment_13990" ali ...

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