Briarwood Christian School


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Neither guy knew he would end up at Briarwood Christian School, but Wes Helms and Matt Guerrier say they are enjoying the current stop on their journey as assistant coaches with the high school baseball program. more

Mar 28, 2017 7:05 PM Sports


Photos by Kyle Parmley.

Opposing teams need be wary of the Briarwood Christian School softball team this season. more

Mar 28, 2017 6:56 PM People/Places

Briarwood Basketball

Photo by Todd Lester

Briarwood's season ended on Tuesday night, as the Lions fell just short against Booker T. Washington in sub-regionals. more

Feb 15, 2017 4:54 AM Sports

Spain Park Basketball

Photos by Ted Melton/

The Spain Park, Oak Mountain, Chelsea and Briarwood Christian boys basketball teams went 0-4 on Thursday night in their respective area tournaments. Only Briarwood is still alive in the playoffs. more

Feb 10, 2017 4:48 AM Sports


Kyle Parmley

In the opening round of the Class 5A, Area 8 tournament, the Briarwood boys knocked off Shelby County, while the girls lost in the final seconds. more

Feb 8, 2017 4:03 AM Sports

Spain Park 2017 National Signing Day

Kyle Parmley

Briarwood Christian School, Spain Park High School, Oak Mountain High School and the Westminster School at Oak Mountain held signing day ceremonies on Wednesday, Feb. 1. more

Feb 1, 2017 11:33 PM Sports


Kyle Parmley

The Lions sent their seniors out in style with a pair of wins on Tuesday night. more

Feb 1, 2017 8:59 PM Sports

Spain Park Basketball

Photos by Ted Melton/

See where local basketball teams stand entering the final week of regular season action. more

Jan 31, 2017 2:01 AM Sports


Photo courtesy of the office of Gary Palmer.

The students come from 15 high schools, two military preparatory schools and one university, and they were recognized, along with their families, at a reception at Vestavia Hills City Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 17. more

Jan 27, 2017 4:30 PM Schools

Spain Park Basketball

Photos by Ted Melton/

Both Spain Park teams improved to 4-0 in the area with wins on Friday night. more

Jan 21, 2017 5:15 AM Sports


Photo by Todd Lester.

Briarwood coach Bobby Kerley balances coaching basketball and football players. more

Dec 28, 2016 7:53 PM Sports

Oak Mountain Basketball

Photo by Jimmy Mitchell

Several local high school basketball teams are participating and/or hosting holiday tournaments this week. more

Dec 22, 2016 4:35 AM Sports

Spain Park Basketball

Photo by Todd Lester

Here's a recap of how the local teams have fared in the season's first few weeks. more

Nov 28, 2016 7:40 PM Sports

Briarwood Football

Dan Starnes

Briarwood fell to Wenonah, 14-8, in the Class 5A semifinals on Friday. more

Nov 26, 2016 4:17 AM Sports

Briarwood vs Mortimer Jordan 2016

Sarah Finnegan

Briarwood meets a team it has already played this season for the second week in a row, as the Lions host Wenonah in the Class 5A semifinals. more

Nov 22, 2016 6:16 PM Sports

Briarwood vs Mortimer Jordan 2016

Sarah Finnegan

Briarwood used a game-changing play late in the third quarter to knock off the Blue Devils for the second time this season. more

Nov 19, 2016 3:59 AM Sports

Briarwood vs Russellville 2016

Sarah Finnegan

280 Living caught up with the North Jefferson News sports editor for some insight on the Mortimer Jordan football team. more

Nov 17, 2016 3:19 PM Sports

Briarwood vs Russellville 2016

Sarah Finnegan

Briarwood will travel to Mortimer Jordan for the Class 5A quarterfinals on Friday. more

Nov 15, 2016 7:32 PM Sports

Briarwood vs Russellville 2016

Sarah Finnegan

Briarwood is on to the quarterfinal round for the first time since 2012. more

Nov 12, 2016 4:18 AM Sports

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Photo by Todd Kwarcinski

Briarwood has advanced to the state championship each of the previous two times it played Russellville. more

Nov 8, 2016 8:11 PM Sports

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