State Playoffs

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


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

SPHS girls basketball VS Gadsden City 2017

Sarah Finnegan

The Spain Park High girls basketball won a thriller over Gadsden City on Thursday to reach the regional finals. more

Feb 16, 2017 10:48 PM Sports

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

Chelsea Basketball

Kyle Parmley

Chelsea's girls basketball team saw its season come to a close with a sub-regional loss at Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa on Monday. more

Feb 14, 2017 4:36 AM 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

Spain Park Football

Photo by Ted Melton

Spain Park could not muster enough offense in loss to James Clemens. more

Nov 5, 2016 5:03 AM Sports

Chelsea vs Bessemer City AHSAA Playoff 2016

Sarah Finnegan

Zalon Reynolds fought through pain of leg injury to rush for 227 yards but it wasn't enough to extend the Hornets season at least one more week. more

Nov 5, 2016 4:39 AM Sports

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Photo by Todd Kwarcinski

Briarwood scored early and often and cruised to an easy win over Corner in the first round of the state playoffs. more

Nov 5, 2016 4:36 AM Sports

Oak Mountain Football

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Huskies' quick-strike offense proved too much for Oak Mountain. more

Nov 5, 2016 4:01 AM Sports


Photo by Todd Lester.

The U.S. 280 corridor looks as if it’s going to stay busy due to high school football on Friday nights, at least for the first few weeks of November. more

Oct 25, 2016 6:08 PM Sports

Oak Mountain Baseball

Kyle Parmley

Oak Mountain fell in nine innings to Hewitt-Trussville on Saturday. more

May 8, 2016 3:27 AM Sports

Oak Mountain Baseball

Kyle Parmley

Joseph Hartsfield's shutout gave Oak Mountain a split and forced Game 3, set for Saturday. more

May 7, 2016 4:22 AM Sports

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