Starnes Publishing assistant sports editor and community reporter Sam Chandler completed a fellowship at The Washington Post after his graduation from Samford. more

Jun 2, 2017 7:22 PM People/Places

Sam Chandler, a sports writer for Starnes Publishing since October 2015, won first place in the Best Sportswriter competition and the current events on-site competition for the 2017 Southeast Journalism Conference. more

Feb 24, 2017 9:32 PM News


Photo by Jimmy Mitchell.

Briarwood senior Zack Howard, Westminster School at Oak Mountain clinch state crowns. more

Nov 22, 2017 6:43 PM Briarwood

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Photo by Barry Stephenson.

Ben Abercrombie has hit some speed bumps in his recovery since sustaining a paralyzing spinal cord injury in September. more

Nov 22, 2017 6:40 PM Sports


Photo by Sam Chandler.

OMHS senior Cole Callahan takes life’s challenges in stride more

Nov 21, 2017 10:27 PM Oak Mountain

Briarwood Football

Jonathan Norris

After beating Lee-Huntsville in the second round, the Briarwood Christian School football team will host Etowah on Friday in the Class 5A state quarterfinal. more

Nov 21, 2017 7:49 PM Briarwood

Briarwood Cross-Country

Sam Chandler

Briarwood Christian School senior Zack Howard won the Class 5A boys individual title at Saturday’s state cross-country meet, while the Westminster School at Oak Mountain boys and girls swept the 1A-2A team crowns. more

Nov 12, 2017 12:25 AM Sports

NF Walk

Sam Chandler

The Children’s Tumor Foundation held its fourth annual Alabama NF Walk on Sunday at Veterans Park. more

Nov 6, 2017 7:04 PM People/Places

Briarwood Cross-Country

Sam Chandler

The Briarwood Christian School cross-country team cruised through Thursday's Class 5A, Section 2 meet at Veterans Park in Hoover. more

Nov 3, 2017 4:44 PM Sports


Photo by Ted Melton

The Spain Park High School football team gained momentum for the playoffs with Thursday night’s 49-14 win over Minor in the regular season finale. more

Nov 3, 2017 3:47 AM Sports


Photo by Ted Melton

The Spain Park High School football team will wrap up its regular season when it hosts Minor on Thursday night at Jaguar Stadium. more

Oct 31, 2017 3:44 PM Sports

Oak Mountain Cross-Country

Sam Chandler

The Oak Mountain High School cross-country teams appear to be peaking at the right time. more

Oct 31, 2017 3:40 PM Sports


Photos by Sam Chandler.

The Spain Park boys entered their 2017 campaign in August with enviable depth and sky-high potential, having returned their top 10 runners from a season ago. Six Jags had broken 17 minutes for 5K. more

Oct 30, 2017 4:03 PM Sports


Photo by Todd Lester.

Spain Park boys basketball adapts amid roster turnover. more

Oct 30, 2017 3:45 PM Sports


Photo by Ted Melton.

Spain Park’s Jalen McMillan has penchant for producing big plays. more

Oct 30, 2017 3:33 PM Sports


Photo by Ted Melton

The Oak Mountain High School football team rolled past Spain Park, 29-3, on Friday night at Jaguar Stadium to snap a five-game losing streak. more

Oct 28, 2017 4:16 AM Sports


Jimmy J. Mitchell

The Spain Park High School football team, which clinched a playoff spot last week, will host Class 7A, Region 3 foe Oak Mountain on Friday night. more

Oct 24, 2017 6:53 PM Sports

Chelsea Football

Photo courtesy of Cari Dean

The Chelsea High School football team visits Chilton County on Friday night still searching for its first victory. more

Oct 17, 2017 5:49 PM Sports

Thompson at Spain Park

Photos by Frank Couch.

The Spain Park High School football team needs to beat Tuscaloosa County on Friday in order to boost its playoff chances. more

Oct 17, 2017 5:40 PM Sports

Oak Mountain Volleyball

Photo by Barry Stephenson

The Oak Mountain High School volleyball team lost 3-0 (19-25, 21-25, 9-25) on Thursday night to the top-ranked team in Class 7A more

Oct 13, 2017 1:35 AM Sports

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Photos by Barry Stephenson

The Oak Mountain High School football team faces Tuscaloosa County on Friday night in a Class 7A, Region 3 matchup. more

Oct 10, 2017 4:39 PM Sports


Photo by Todd Lester

The Spain Park High School football team will host Thompson on Friday night for a key showdown in Class 7A, Region 3. more

Oct 10, 2017 4:37 PM Sports

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