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Pinson Valley wrestling places multiple wrestlers in top 5 at 2019 Spartan Invitational

By Joshua Huff, sports editor MOUNTAIN BROOK - Though Pinson Valley overall had a less than stellar outing at the two-day 2019 Spartan Invitational, the Indians managed to still place several wrestlers in the top 5 of multiple divisions. Out of the 11 teams that participated in the event, Pinson Valley finished last behind Fairhope and Carver. Tuscaloosa County took home first place with Mountain Brook and ...

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Hewitt-Trussville wrestling opens Region 3 play with victory over Mountain Brook

By Joshua Huff, sports editor MOUNTAIN BROOK — The Hewitt-Trussville wrestling team opened Class 7A, Region 3 play with a victory over Mountain Brook on Thursday. With the win, the Huskies continue an impressive stretch of matches dating back to a fourth place finish at the 11-team Hewitt Pools on Nov. 27. In the region clash against Mountain Brook, the Huskies won eight out of 14 matches and finished the n ...

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Hewitt-Trussville boys’ bowling remains undefeated in area play, moves to 9-1 on season

By Joshua Huff, sports editor TRUSSVILLE — The Hewitt-Trussville boys' bowling team picked up yet another Area 12 victory on Thursday after defeating Lincoln, 1,364-896. The win sends the Huskies to 9-1 on the season. Their lone loss came to Thompson at The Warrior Classic on Nov. 20. Since that defeat, Hewitt-Trussville has recorded six consecutive victories. Five of those victories have come against Area ...

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Pinson Valley continues torrid run through season with dominant victory over Parker

By Joshua Huff, sports editor BIRMINGHAM — Behind yet another dominant performance from senior Kameron Woods, the Pinson Valley boys' basketball team continued its torrid run through the first part of the 2019 season with a 83-55 victory over the 2014 state champions, Parker, on Thursday night. [caption id="attachment_95244" align="alignleft" width="300"] Ga'Quincy McKinstry. Photo by Joshua Huff.[/caption] ...

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Former Auburn quarterback Joey Gatewood announces transfer to Kentucky

By Joshua Huff, sports editor LEXINGTON - Former Auburn quarterback Joey Gatewood announced on Thursday via Twitter that he will transfer to the University of Kentucky. [caption id="attachment_95226" align="alignleft" width="200"] Joey Gatewood. Courtesy of @Joey1gatewood[/caption] Gatewood, who lost the starting spot to Bo Nix this offseason, is set to have two years of eligibility remaining after he sits ...

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Gadsden native signs with Washington Redskins following performance at Colin Kaepernick’s workout

By Joshua Huff, sports editor A former Gadsden City High School football player was recently signed to the Washington Redskins' practice squad following his participation in Colin Kaepernick's workout at Charles R. Drew High School in Riverdale, Georgia, several weeks ago. [caption id="attachment_95185" align="alignleft" width="300"] Jordan Veasy (right). [/caption] Jordan Veasy, who played collegiately at ...

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Pinson Valley’s Woods puts on show against Gadsden City; Center Point boys win second straight

By Joshua Huff, sports editor The high school basketball season is in full swing with most teams nearly a quarter of the way into their seasons. Pinson Valley returned to the court on Tuesday following the Thanksgiving break with a dominant performance over Gadsden City. In the 81-64 victory, senior Kameron Woods continued his torrid scoring pace with 51 points. This follows a Heritage Thanksgiving Classic ...

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Hewitt-Trussville girls’ basketball blows past Huffman; Boys lose second straight to Vikings

By Joshua Huff, sports editor TRUSSVILLE — The length and tenacious defense of Huffman proved to be too much for the Hewitt-Trussville boys' basketball team as the Huskies dropped their second consecutive game and second of the season to Huffman, 53-66. [caption id="attachment_95071" align="alignleft" width="300"] Hewitt-Trussville basketball[/caption] Hewitt-Trussville previously lost to Huffman, 58-66, on ...

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Pinson Valley softball’s Ka’Mya Hampton signs with Itawamba Community College

By Joshua Huff PINSON — Pinson Valley softball's Ka'Mya Hampton signed her letter of intent to join head coach Andy Kirk at Itawamba Community College in Fulton, Mississippi. The senior pitcher/outfielder will next play for an Indians team that concluded the 2019 season 40-16-1 and advanced into the third day of the NJCAA Division II National Tournament before falling to No. 16 Johnson County. [caption id=" ...

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Huskies’ Malachi Moore named Hewitt-Trussville Player of the Year; elects to sit out Alabama vs. Mississippi All-Star Classic

By Joshua Huff, sports editor TRUSSVILLE — Hewitt-Trussville senior and soon-to-be Alabama Crimson Tide freshman Malachi Moore will sit out the upcoming 2019 Alabama vs. Mississippi All-Star Classic. Auburn defensive back Omari Porter is set to replace Moore. [caption id="attachment_57449" align="alignleft" width="300"] Malachi Moore.[/caption] Moore, who will begin his tenure with the Crimson Tide next mon ...

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