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OMHS vs Chelsea Boys Basketball 2017

Sarah Finnegan

Despite weekend games being canceled, local high school basketball teams still played last week. more

Dec 11, 2017 5:23 PM Sports

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Lexi Coon.

Local high school basketball and swimming and diving teams were in action over the last week more

Dec 4, 2017 6:11 PM , Sports

Homewood VS SPHS Boys Basketball

Sarah Finnegan

Many of the local high school basketball teams competed in tournaments over the week of Thanksgiving. more

Nov 27, 2017 10:00 PM Sports

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Photo by Todd Lester.

Briarwood boys transition from fields to courts. more

Nov 22, 2017 8:41 PM Briarwood

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Photo by Todd Lester.

Briarwood girls fusing young players with experienced core. more

Nov 22, 2017 8:40 PM Briarwood

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Photo courtesy of BSC Athletics.

The allure of a home-cooked meal is strong. Just ask Kaitlin Hogan, Christian McGowan and Elizabeth Philpot. They play college basketball at Birmingham-Southern College, not much more than a stone’s throw from the houses they grew up in. more

Nov 22, 2017 8:38 PM Sports

Anna Donohue

Photo by Todd Lester.

Anna Donohue balances school, 3 sports at Briarwood Christian. more

Oct 30, 2017 4:11 PM Sports

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Photo courtesy of Cari Dean.

The Chelsea High School boys basketball program has not often garnered widespread attention. more

Oct 30, 2017 3:57 PM Sports

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Photo courtesy of Cari Dean.

Lori Weber knows nothing but winning, and she’s brought that mindset to the Chelsea High School girls basketball team. more

Oct 30, 2017 3:53 PM Sports

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Photo by Jimmy Mitchell.

The Oak Mountain High School boys basketball team is looking for a better ending this season. more

Oct 30, 2017 3:50 PM Sports

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Photo by Jimmy Mitchell.

A few wins last season had the Oak Mountain High School girls basketball team believing that a postseason run was possible. more

Oct 30, 2017 3:47 PM Sports

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Photo by Todd Lester.

Spain Park boys basketball adapts amid roster turnover. more

Oct 30, 2017 3:45 PM Sports

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Mike Chase likened his team’s run to the Class 7A state championship game last season to a team “catching lightning in a bottle” in the NCAA Basketball Tournament. more

Oct 30, 2017 3:42 PM Sports

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Mike Chase did not coach this past basketball season differently than any of the previous ones in his 21-year coaching career. He put his team through early-morning workouts and practices and coached hard like he always does. more

Apr 27, 2017 4:45 PM Sports

Westminster-Oak Mountain State SemiFinals 2017

Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

The Westminster School at Oak Mountain girls basketball team has come a long way in a short amount of time. more

Mar 28, 2017 5:20 PM Sports

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Over the course of two-and-a-half weeks in late February and early March, the Spain Park High School girls basketball team earned every bit of the nickname that stuck. more

Mar 28, 2017 5:07 PM Sports

Hoover vs Spain Park Girls Basketball Championship 2017

Sarah Finnegan

It took overtime, but the Hoover High School girls basketball team clinched the Class 7A state crown by outlasting crosstown rival Spain Park on Saturday night at the BJCC's Legacy Arena. more

Mar 5, 2017 3:13 AM Sports

Spain Park Basketball

Sarah Finnegan

Spain Park overcame a double-digit deficit for the second time in the playoffs to beat McGill-Toolen in overtime in the Class 7A State Semifinals. more

Mar 2, 2017 9:10 PM Sports

Westminster-Oak Mountain State SemiFinals 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Westminster School at Oak Mountain girls basketball team advanced to the state tournament for the first time in school history, falling in the Class 1A State Semifinals on Monday morning. more

Feb 28, 2017 12:02 AM Sports

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Photo by Ted Melton

Spain Park knocked off Grissom on Wednesday morning to advance to the first Final Four in school history. more

Feb 22, 2017 7:04 PM Sports

  • Homewood VS SPHS Boys Basketball

    Sarah Finnegan

    Homewood VS SPHS Boys Basketball

    Trey Johnson (10) moves to the basket during a game between Spain Park and Homewood on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at Homewood High School in Homewood.

  • Homewood VS SPHS Girls Basketball

    Sarah Finnegan

    Homewood VS SPHS Girls Basketball

    Bailey Bowers (3) moves down the court during a game between Spain Park and Homewood on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at Homewood High School in Homewood, Al.

  • Hoover vs Spain Park Girls Basketball Championship 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Hoover vs Spain Park Girls Basketball Championship 2017

    Hoover and Spain Park girls basketball teams battle for the AHSAA State CHampionship title on March 4, 2017 at the Legacy Arena of the BJCC in Birmingham, Al. The Bucs prevailed over the Jaguars in overtime to take home the state championship.

  • Hoover vs Spain Park Girls Basketball Championship 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Hoover vs Spain Park Girls Basketball Championship 2017

    Hoover and Spain Park girls basketball teams battle for the AHSAA State CHampionship title on March 4, 2017 at the Legacy Arena of the BJCC in Birmingham, Al. The Bucs prevailed over the Jaguars in overtime to take home the state championship.

  • Hoover vs Spain Park Girls Basketball Championship 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Hoover vs Spain Park Girls Basketball Championship 2017

    Hoover and Spain Park girls basketball teams battle for the AHSAA State CHampionship title on March 4, 2017 at the Legacy Arena of the BJCC in Birmingham, Al. The Bucs prevailed over the Jaguars in overtime to take home the state championship.

  • Hoover vs Spain Park Girls Basketball Championship 2017

    Sarah Finnegan

    Hoover vs Spain Park Girls Basketball Championship 2017

    Hoover and Spain Park girls basketball teams battle for the AHSAA State CHampionship title on March 4, 2017 at the Legacy Arena of the BJCC in Birmingham, Al. The Bucs prevailed over the Jaguars in overtime to take home the state championship.

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