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Hewitt-Trussville baseball player commits to Alabama State University

By Shaun Szkolnik, sports editor Hewitt-Trussville baseball player Kerrigan Edmonson was pleased to announce that he has committed to attend and play baseball for Alabama State University. The university, located in Montgomery, is a good fit for the star athlete. “I decided to commit with Alabama State because it is fairly close to home and I have a lot of family members and a lot of close friends that live ...

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Legion settles for a draw against Hartford Athletic

BIRMINGHAM — Birmingham Legion FC tied against Hartford Athletic 2-2 at BBVA Field on June 22. After an early goal from Hartford, #9 Chandler Hoffman bagged his first home goal in his hometown, bringing Legion FC level with a stellar effort into the top left corner from outside the box in the 31’ minute off an assist from #7 Brian Wright. The visitors pulled ahead just before the half to go into the break u ...

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Auburn loses to Louisville, ends run for College World Series

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports OMAHA, Neb. — After a stellar season, a 5-3 loss to Louisville has ended Auburn’s dreams of a College World Series win on Wednesday, June 19. Conor Davis had an epic performance in the game, putting up a homer and doubling twice. The homer came in the ninth inning and brought Auburn within two. Steven Williams came up with a two-out double to bring the possible tie ...

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Hewitt-Trussville, Pinson Valley, Center Point to participate in the Elite 100 Basketball Showcase Events

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports HOOVER — The ASHAA will be hosting the first ever AHSAA Elite 100 Basketball Showcase Events for boys and girls Sunday, June 22, with the local area being well represented at the event. The boys’ event will be held at Hoover High School while the girls will be at Spain Park High School. [caption id="attachment_73381" align="alignleft" width="197"] Amiya PaynePhoto b ...

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Unable to capitalize on base hits, Barons lose to Jumbo Shrimp 1-0

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — The Barons lost to the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp 1-0 Sunday, June 16. The loss came after Matt Tomshaw gave a six-inning one run performance at Regions Field. With this game, the Barons have closed out the first half of the Southern League season.  They currently have 27 wins and 42 losses for the season. Tomshaw struck out eight batters in the game. He ...

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Legion falls to Charlotte 4-1

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Birmingham Legion FC lost 4-1 against the Charlotte Independence on Saturday night, June 15. Things were tied up at the first half at 1-1 with Charlotte taking an early goal at the 7’ minute. The Legion answered back within 20 minutes as #10 Prosper Kasim bagged the goal with a pinpoint effort from outside the box after picking up a layoff from #5 ...

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Clay-Chalkville High School selects Landon Robinson as head baseball coach

By Shaun Szkolnik, sports editor CLAY — Clay-Chalkville High School has a new head baseball coach, Landon Robinson, and his goal for the upcoming season is to win the area. Robinson has been with the Clay-Chalkville baseball program for three years. His first two years were as the head coach of the junior varsity team and last year he was a varsity assistant. Robinson brings significant experience to his ne ...

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O.J. Simpson learning to ‘Twitter’ and will ‘set the record straight’

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports LAS VEGAS — O.J. Simpson has posted a video on Twitter, announcing his official Twitter account. Simpson said he is learning how to use the social media platform and said he is ready to fight back against rumors spread about him. "For years, people have been able to say whatever they wanted to say about me, with no accountability," said Simpson. "But now I get to ch ...

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Tennis camp for kids this summer in Trussville

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — The Trussville Racquet Club is offering a tennis camp for kids ages seven to 12 this summer. The low-key and friendly program is designed for new players. All the equipment will be provided. Programs run on Mondays during the month of July from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and on Thursdays during the month of July from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. The last day will be A ...

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Lauren Wooten named new varsity girls head soccer coach for HT

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — Lauren Wooten was approved as a math teacher and varsity girls head soccer coach for Hewitt-Trussville High School at the Trussville City Schools Board of Education meeting June 10. Wooten comes from Auburn City Schools, where she taught math and served as the varsity girls head coach. This season, Auburn won the Area Championship and advanced to the 7A ...

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