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2 HT players make the 2019 ASWA All-State HS Baseball Team

By Shaun Szkolnik, sports editor The 2019 All-State baseball team has been announced by the Alabama Sports Writer’s Association. The team was compiled after nominations were made by high school baseball coaches from all across the state. This year’s 7A First Team carries two names that will be familiar to all sports fans from Trussville. [caption id="attachment_55909" align="alignleft" width="199"] Tyler Ma ...

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Huskies, Tigers named to ASWA All-State Softball Team

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY -- The Alabama Sports Writers Association released the All-State Softball Team on Friday. It was no surprise to see the list littered with names from the 7A state champion Hewitt-Trussville Huskies and perennial 5A powerhouse Springville Tigers. From the Huskies, senior Hannah Borden was named 7A Player of the Year, Hitter of the Year and 7A First Team De ...

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Diamondbacks win championship

TRUSSVILLE -- The five-year-old Trussville Diamondbacks won both the regular season championship and the end of season tournament championship. [caption id="attachment_80716" align="alignleft" width="300"] 1st row: Cameron Brown, Waker Flournoy, Jackson Mann, Channing Smith.2nd row: AJ Amari, Vinny Amari, John Martin Parrish, Micah Billups Tripp BennettCoaches: from left to right, Joseph Amari, Johnny Amari ...

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Hewitt-Trussville Athletics launches individual donation campaign

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- In an effort to avoid multiple fundraisers for multiple sports and allow athletic donors the chance to make individual donations to the entire athletic department, Hewitt-Trussville Athletics has launched the HTen fundraising program. Donors can join the program for as little as $10 per year and will receive a window decal to signify their support of H ...

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Walters State, Petty finish 3rd at NJCAA World Series

By Chris Megginson, assistant sports editor GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Walter State College’s dream of a repeat appearance in the NJCAA Division I World Series fell one win short as the Senators finished tied for third place May 30. While the result is not what the team wanted, it was the program’s ninth appearance in the World Series and only the second time Walters State made back-to-back appearances. “It’s ...

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SEC adopts new policy on the sale of alcohol at games

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports SANDESTIN, Fla. - The Southeastern Conference today announced a revision to its existing limitations on the availability of alcoholic beverages at athletics events. Under this revised policy, each institution in the Conference now has the autonomy to determine the permissibility of selling alcoholic beverages in its athletics venues, subject to certain Conference-wi ...

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Late penalty kick ends Legion’s U.S. Open Cup bid

By Chris Megginson, assistant sports editor LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A penalty kick in the 90th minute Wednesday night put a halt on Birmingham Legion's hopes of making a run in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. Louisville City FC's Sean Totsch converted the PK to give Louisville the 1-0 third round win after Legion goalkeeper Matt VanOekel was called for a foul in the box. One of Birmingham's biggest threats in the d ...

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MVP Spotlight: Crystal Maze

By Shaun Szkolnik, sports editor TRUSSVILLE – Almost everyone knows that MVP stands for Most Valuable Player. However, for those that have not competed at that level, it is a little hard to appreciate exactly what it takes to get there. Fortunately, we have student-athlete Crystal Maze to tell us a little bit about it. And she knows what she is talking about. After the Huskies’ stunning win of the 7A State ...

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Clay-Chalkville alum pitching in the NJCAA World Series

By Chris Megginson, assistant sports editor GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Clay-Chalkville alum Blake Petty and the Walters State Community College (Tennessee) baseball team are three wins away from a World Series championship. The Senators' next game in the NJCAA Division I World Series, presented by Alpine Bank, is Wednesday, May 29, at 8:30 p.m. CDT against Central Arizona or Iowa Western in the quarterfinals. ...

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Jerry Hood named head football coach at Leeds High School

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports LEEDS -- Former Clay-Chalkville High School football coach Jerry Hood has been named head coach at Leeds High School pending board approval on Friday, according to the Leeds Tribune. Hood led the Cougars to a 6A state championship in 2014. His 2015 team returned to the 6A championship game, but fell short. [caption id="attachment_19346" align="alignleft" width="300" ...

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