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Successful seasons for the Pinson Valley, Hewitt-Trussville and Clay-Chalkville high school football teams resulted in several players from each school making the Alabama Sports Writers Association All-State teams. more

Jan 17, 2018 9:56 AM , Sports


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The 2017 football season was a banner one for a trio of schools tucked away in the northeast corner of Jefferson County. more

Dec 20, 2017 2:50 PM Sports


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Jerry Hood’s contributions to the Clay-Chalkville High School football program will not soon be forgotten. more

Dec 20, 2017 2:35 PM , Sports

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Elliott McElwain knows exactly where he wants to be at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 6. more

Sep 20, 2017 9:43 AM Sports

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Hewitt-Trussville’s Logan Pitts set for healthy senior season. more

Aug 18, 2017 12:42 PM Sports

Drew Gilmer hopes to lead team to great season as new head coach more

Jul 26, 2017 3:49 PM Sports


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New head coach Patrick Nix inherits talented squad ready to compete more

Jul 26, 2017 3:29 PM Sports

Noteworthy moments highlight successful athletic years for Cougars, Huskies, Indians more

Jun 22, 2017 10:34 AM Sports


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Clay-Chalkville High School head football coach Jerry Hood said it wasn’t a day of endings but one of beginnings. more

Mar 22, 2017 1:44 PM Sports

New Pinson Valley football coach Patrick Nix met with his new team for the first time Jan. 27. more

Feb 23, 2017 11:06 AM Columns


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Huskies’ receiver dreams of NFL and Olympics. more

Oct 25, 2016 1:52 PM Sports


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Pinson Valley has proven that it can play with the big boys this fall. more

Oct 25, 2016 1:47 PM Sports


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This season has the potential to be a banner one for the Hewitt-Trussville High School football team. more

Oct 25, 2016 1:46 PM Sports


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The mark of a successful high school football program cannot be measured by the strength or weakness of a given season. more

Oct 25, 2016 1:44 PM Sports


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Pinson Valley High School head football coach Matt Glover spoke in the spring of wanting his football team to regain its “physicality.” more

Aug 31, 2016 10:58 AM Sports


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Calvin Cullen has been dubbed the “director of football operations” at Clay-Chalkville High School. more

Aug 31, 2016 10:58 AM Sports

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The Clay-Chalkville football team is on a quest to reach the Class 6A state championship for a third consecutive season. One of its first hurdles is the beginning of Region 6 play Sept. 2. more

Aug 31, 2016 10:58 AM Sports


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The Hewitt-Trussville High School football team was shifted to Class 7A, Region 4 in the latest round of AHSAA reclassification, putting the Huskies in a region primarily made up of teams in north Alabama. more

Aug 31, 2016 10:58 AM Sports

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Clay-Chalkville 2016 Football Preview more

Aug 4, 2016 10:50 AM Sports

Pinson Valley Football

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Aug 4, 2016 10:50 AM Sports