JHS Senior Class of 2023 takes up caps and gowns
It was a beautiful evening and great ceremony on Friday evening as the graduates of Jasper High School received diplomas in the football stadium.
“It’s Games Time!”: 40th Anniversary Alabama State Games coming June 9-11
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The months of planning and weeks of work have dwindled down into a few days of anxious anticipation as the 40th Anniversary Alabama State Games are just days away. The events- https://www.alagames.com/sports– are scheduled for June 9-11 in Birmingham and Jefferson County. The response has been quite encouraging with athletes converging on Birmingham from throughout the Great State of Alabama and several from our neighboring states. If you haven’t registered yet there is still time, but deadlines are fast approaching. Go to ALAGAMES.com to learn more about your sport and to register. All athletes who register for the 40th...
Thompson’s Landon Alton named Pitcher of the Year
Following a 2023 baseball season that featured three pitchers with nine or more wins, eight total pitchers with an ERA of less than 2.0 and 14 with 50 or more strikeouts, it was one of the best year’s in recent history for local pitchers on the mound. The post Thompson’s Landon Alton named Pitcher of the Year appeared first on Shelby County Reporter.
Cold Springs runner Ethan Edgeworth breaks state 3,200-meter record
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Cold Springs High School rising senior Ethan Edgeworth saved his best performance for the last track and field meet of the 2022-2023 school year. Edgeworth clocked 8:53.56 in the 3,200 meters at the recent RunningLane Track Championships held at Huntsville’s Milton Frank Stadium. Edgeworth recorded the best 3,200-meter time in AHSAA history, according to AHSAA records. Edgeworth, who competed as an independent, told www.alabamarunners.com after the race that he’d been working throughout the spring season to break the 9-minute barrier. His time ranks 38th nationally this year, according to MileSplit. “I knew when I did, I’d break it big,” he said. “I’ve got a...
Sheriff Mark Pettway Announces Team Building Through HoopFest
Sheriff Mark Pettway’s community basketball tour will kick off this month to help young adults with conflict resolution and offer safe activities, he said. The tour is in partnership with HoopFest 3-on-3 and will take place at six different venues across Jefferson County, beginning June 24 at Trussville High School Stadium.
Thompson football receives championship rings celebrating fourth straight title
By ANDREW SIMONSON | Sports Editor ALABASTER – The 2022 Thompson Warriors celebrated their fourth straight Class 7A state football championship with their official ring ceremony on Monday, May 22. […] The post Thompson football receives championship rings celebrating fourth straight title appeared first on Shelby County Reporter.
‘Cold Springs is like my second home’: Cold Springs’ Chloe Shipp looks back on high school career
BREMEN, Ala. — In this interview, I talked to Cold Springs’ senior Chloe Shipp. She played basketball and volleyball her first two years in high school and cheered during her 10th grade year. She talked about some of her best sports memories and all she learned during that time. “I really enjoyed going to the Miracle Field and volunteering with my basketball team my freshman year. It was just fun to hang out with the team and get to meet some amazing people. My favorite memory from cheer my sophomore year was when our varsity boys’ basketball team won the county...
33 Teams in 33 Days: Davidson Warriors
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Next up on WKRG’s “33 Teams in 33 Days” spring special is the Davidson Warriors. WKRG sports director Simone Eli and weekend sports anchor Gerhard Mathangani provide an inside look into the Warriors, who are looking to reach the playoffs for the first time since 2018. Davidson went 1-5 in a tough Class 7A, […]
Wednesday was Decision Day for Jasper High School seniors
Wednesday was Decision Day at Jasper High School as graduating seniors were celebrated as they considered their future endeavors. Some will be going on to attain higher education, while others will be going into a military branch of service, and yet others will be simply be living their lives. The...
Pleasant Grove's Andre Watts Chosen As Part Of The North-South Baseball All-Star Rosters for 2023 All-Star Week Competition
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Gardendale takes on Benjamin Russell to cap spring football
Gardendale, AL – The Gardendale Rockets closed out spring drills with a rain shortened showdown with the Benjamin Russell Wildcats Saturday afternoon at Driver Stadium. The Rockets, who are coming off a 9-4 campaign in 2022, will be looking to repeat as Class 6A, Region 5 champions in 2023. Chad Eads’ fifth season at the helm of the Gardendale program came to a close in the quarterfinals of the AHSAA 6A playoffs.
Spain Park, Thompson, Helena represented on softball North-South All-Stars roster
Four players from three Shelby County area schools were selected to the 2023 North-South Softball All-Star Game rosters when they were announced on Monday, May 22. Spain Park’s Maggie Daniel and Ella Ussery, Thompson’s Laney Williams and Helena’s Presley Lively all received spots of the North team’s roster.
Thorsby knocks off Addison in spring game
Gardendale, AL – The Thorsby Rebels capped spring drills with a 26-14 win over the Addison Bulldogs, following a rain delay, Saturday afternoon at Gardendale High School’s Driver Stadium. Thorsby head coach Daryl Davis, who is entering his 11th season at the helm of the Rebels program, lead...
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