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All-America Watch: Alabama WR Jerry Jeudy off to fast start

By JOHN ZENOR Associated Press TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Jerry Jeudy couldn't pass up the chance to work out with one of the NFL's best receivers, a guy he has been watching since high school. The Alabama star reached out to Antonio Brown over the summer on Instagram while both were training in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. "I just hit him up and asked if one day we could link up and get some work in," Jeudy said ...

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Hewitt-Trussville boy’s golf parent meeting set for September 26

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports The Hewitt-Trussville boy’s golf team is hosting a golfer/parent meeting on Thursday, Sept. 26, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the high school lecture hall for those interested in playing golf. For those unable to attend, see assistant coach Dylan Haraway in room M302 before 3:15 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27, in order to sign up. Tryout Information: Tryouts will be held on Nov. ...

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Can Clay-Chalkville end Pinson Valley’s region reign?

By Joshua Huff, sports editor Clay-Chalkville’s commencement to region play begins with one of its stiffest competitions this season as reigning state champion Pinson Valley heads into town riding a two-game winning streak. Both teams enter Friday winners of five-out-of-six with the Indians nursing the only loss after falling to Hewitt-Trussville in the season opener. Since then, Pinson Valley has relied on ...

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Huskies’ Sean Jackson earns OASS Player of the Week honors

Congratulations to the OrthoAlabama Spine & Sports Player of the week: Hewitt-Trussville running back Sean Jackson The junior recorded 14 carries for 169 yards rushing. He added 65 yards receiving and two touchdowns in a 50-33 victory over Oak Mountain this past Friday. Jackson has four touchdowns on the season. “He’s such a beast,” Hewitt-Trussville head coach Josh Floyd said of Jackson. “He’s such a p ...

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Hoover’s Robby Ashford out with Hewitt-Trussville on deck

The Trussville Tribune staff reports Hoover looks to be without quarterback Robby Ashford for the foreseeable future with Hewitt-Trussville traveling into town this Friday in a Class 7A, Region 4 matchup. According to AL.com, Ashford suffered a foot injury in the second half of last week's, 48-30, loss to Thompson. Ashford discussed the injury with Birmingham TV reporter Christina Chambers. He said that the ...

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For Hewitt-Trussville’s Sean Jackson, it’s not how hard you start, but how hard you finish

By Joshua Huff, sports editor TRUSSVILLE — The current laundry list of colleges interested in Hewitt-Trussville junior running back Sean Jackson reads more like a grocery checklist written by a bachelor living on nothing but Mountain Dew than a list regarding a back who has wreaked havoc through three games this season. He has just one offer at the moment from UAB, according to 247sports. The 5-foot-9, 218- ...

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OrthoAlabama Spine & Sports MVP of the week

Congratulations to the OrthoAlabama Spine & Sports MVP of the week: Hewitt-Trussville running back Sean Jackson The junior recorded 14 carries for 169 yards rushing. He added 65 yards receiving and two touchdowns in a 50-33 victory over Oak Mountain this past Friday. Jackson has four touchdowns on the season. “He’s such a beast,” Hewitt-Trussville head coach Josh Floyd said of Jackson. “He’s such a phys ...

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AP Top 25: LSU moves up to give SEC 3 of top 4 in AP poll

By RALPH D. RUSSO Associated Press The Southeastern Conference held three of the top four spots in The Associated Press college football poll after LSU's road victory against Texas pushed the Tigers to No. 4. Clemson remained No. 1 on Sunday, receiving 56 first-place votes out of 62 in the Top 25 presented by Regions Bank. No. 2 Alabama received 6 first-place votes and Georgia stayed at No. 3. LSU jumped tw ...

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ESPN announcer apologizes for joking about ‘Ride for Rod’ tribute

By Joshua Huff, sports editor ESPN’s Jason Benetti apologized in the third quarter of the Auburn vs. Tulane broadcast for his comments regarding a Rod Bramblett tribute by the Auburn student section earlier in the game. Bramblett, the former voice of the Auburn Tigers, and his wife, Paula, were killed in a car accident in May. “We showed the student section earlier today, and I made mention of my partner’s ...

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Former local high school football stars earning their keep in NFL

By Joshua Huff, sports editor The 2019 NFL season kicks off in earnest today with two former local high school stars earning their spots on NFL rosters. Casey Dunn (Washington Redskins by way of Auburn, Jacksonville State and Hewitt-Trussville) Former Hewitt-Trussville offensive lineman Casey Dunn begins the 2019 NFL season today on the Washington Redskins' injured reserve. Dunn was waived with an injury de ...

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