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Photos by Ted Melton and Kyle Parmley.

Jags’ Henze, Bucs’ Abercrombie to team up at Harvard. more

Jul 27, 2017 7:33 PM Sports


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Hoover school officials say they’re taking steps to improve the New Beginnings program for students with special challenges who need smaller, more focused learning environments. more

Jun 27, 2017 4:04 PM People/Places

Hoover 2017 chamber scholarships

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Four students plan to use the money to attend the University of Alabama at Birmingham, University of Montevallo and Troy University. more

May 18, 2017 7:08 PM Schools

Paul McEwan 5-10-17 (5)

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McEwan also is the alternate overall Alabama Teacher of the Year, coming in second to Chasity Collier of Dawes Intermediate School in Mobile County. more

May 11, 2017 2:15 AM Schools

Mkae-A-Wish beach trip 1

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Four-year-old Henri Villatoro, who had a liver transplant before he was 2, is getting his first trip to the ocean through Make-A-Wish Alabama. more

Apr 30, 2017 2:06 PM News


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If Spain Park High School football coach Shawn Raney had a daughter, he knows the type guy he would want her to bring home once she got ready to date. more

Apr 27, 2017 4:16 PM Hoover Schools

Spain Park track April 2017

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Track boosters say the track programs deserve a higher-quality surface, so they'll explore fundraising possibilities. more

Apr 25, 2017 4:54 PM Hoover Schools

Hoover track April 2017

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The school board agreed to spend at least $2.74 million to replace the football turf and tracks at Hoover and Spain Park high schools but left the door open to possibly upgrade to higher-quality tracks after track and field supporters objected. more

Apr 21, 2017 6:29 PM Hoover Schools

Paul McEwan

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The pool will be narrowed to four finalists soon, and a winner is expected to be announced on May 10. more

Apr 12, 2017 3:30 PM Schools

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


Photo courtesy of Jenna Olszewski.

Jenna Olszewski and Abby Tissier to continue long-running relationship on the diamond as Tigers. more

Feb 24, 2017 7:02 PM Sports

Spain Park Basketball

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The Spain Park High School boys basketball team coughed up an 18-point lead to Hoover, but a late challenge from coach Donnie Quinn gave the Jags the boost they needed to hang on. more

Feb 4, 2017 6:45 AM Sports

Fans of both schools are being challenged to see which school can raise the most money to fight hunger in Hoover. more

Sep 6, 2016 11:33 AM News

Spain Park Indoor Track

Sam Chandler

Five Hoover-area runners garnered All-America honors at New Balance Nationals Indoor, held March 11-13 at The Armory in New York, New York. more

Mar 15, 2016 8:04 PM Sports

Robert Finley

Rendering by Daniel Moore.

The awards are given each year to honor a school district employee, one senior from Hoover High and one senior from Spain Park High. more

Jan 25, 2016 6:53 PM Hoover Schools

Bob Finley

Painting by Daniel Moore

The awards are given out each year to one school district employee, one senior from Hoover High School and one senior from Spain Park High School. more

Dec 31, 2015 9:52 AM Hoover Schools

Hoover school rezoning meeting 2 10-8-15

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Superintendent Kathy Murphy said she's 99 percent sure that students currently at Hoover's two high schools won't be rezoned to a different school in the current rezoning effort. more

Oct 8, 2015 10:23 PM Hoover Schools

Local members of Alabama color guard and Crimsonettes

Courtesy of Jeanette Darby

When the Crimson Tide plays its kickoff game in September, several local women will be on the field as part of the University of Alabama’s Million Dollar Band. more

May 29, 2015 7:05 PM People/Places

Cyber Citizenship

Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools.

Hoover City Schools and the Hoover Police Department are holding "Cyber-Citizenship" forums to discuss trends in social media, and its use by child predators. more

Aug 21, 2014 6:33 PM News

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