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Briarwood Christian High School

Hoover chamber scholarships May 2018

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The scholarship winners came from Briarwood Christian, Hoover, Oak Mountain and Spain Park high schools. more

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Briarwood Football

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If Tran-Reno has had a better single game in his career so far, Coach Fred Yancey couldn’t quite pull it out of his long memory. more

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Fred Yancey has made the greatest impact over his 28 years at Briarwood Christian School as the head football coach, instructing student-athletes on the intricacies of the game and molding them into productive members of society. more

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Photo by Todd Kwarcinski.

The photographs prove the friendship. more

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Photo by Todd Kwarcinski.

The Briarwood Christian School football team has not failed to make the playoffs since the 1993 season, Fred Yancey’s third season coaching the Lions. more

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Briarwood Football

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Lions aim to capitalize on returners’ experience as they enter Class 5A play. more

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Photo courtesy of Stephen Bradley.

As part of its continuing commitment to the communities it serves, SouthWest Water Company has announced cash scholarships for four graduating high school students in Shelby County who plan to make engineering their main course of study in college. more

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Spain Park, Oak Mountain and Briarwood Christian’s swimming and diving teams were represented at the AHSAA State Championships on Dec. 5 in Auburn. more

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Briarwood Christian moved up to Class 6A this season, but that didn’t deter the Lions’ tennis program in the least. more

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The Lions (20-6) and the Hornets (19-16) square off at 5 p.m. Friday in a doubleheader in the best-of-three series. more

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Photo by Ted Melton.

The Spain Park boys and girls basketball teams open the season with home games tonight. more

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The Spain Park Jaguars and the Hoover Buccaneers meet on the football field for the first time since 2011 tonight. more

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The Lions don’t return a lot of starters, but coach Fred Yancey, heading into his 25th season as Briarwood’s head coach, said that’s not really unusual for his squads. more

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Seven Briarwood Christian student athletes accepted scholarships during the school's National Signing Day Ceremony on Feb. 5. more

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Victor Jerald scored two touchdowns and the Briarwood defense pitched a shutout as the Lions dominated Shelby County, 29-0. more

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After an electrifying finish to an up-and-down 2012 season, the Briarwood football team is preparing for the 2013 season with several key players back from injuries. more

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Briarwood’s Box family has protected the Lions’ keep for nearly a decade more

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On May 11, Briarwood Christian School Soccer claimed the 5A AHSAA State Championship, its fourth in school history. more

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0513 Briarwood Tennis state 2

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In April, the Briarwood Christian School girls’ tennis team won the Class 5A state championship. more

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