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Briarwood Volleyball 2018

Sarah Finnegan

The last two years, the Lions have hit a wall in the super regional tournament and haven’t been able to break through to the state tournament. They have a goal to change that this fall. Read more

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Briarwood Football

Photo by Todd Lester.

Following 29 years as the Lions’ head coach, Fred Yancey retired at the conclusion of the 2018 season. Enter Matthew Forester, who was promoted to head coach from the defensive coordinator spot. Read more

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Photo by Todd Lester.

On the first day of preseason soccer practice, Jeffrey Martin and Logan Frost passed a soccer ball back and forth on the Briarwood Christian School practice field. Read more

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Spain Park, Oak Mountain and Chelsea have their sights set on a return to the state tournament, while Briarwood is on the rise in Class 5A. Read more

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With a new season brings the hope of success and the realization of a team’s goals. Read more

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Marylane Graham said it’s all about not relaxing on defense, as is sometimes easy to do. Read more

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The Briarwood Christian School girls basketball program has a new head coach this winter in Lorie Kerley, but the Lady Lions’ former head coach will be near the forefront of everyone’s mind throughout the season. Read more

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Hoover chamber scholarships May 2018

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

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Briarwood Football

Jonathan Norris

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. Read more

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Photo by Jimmy Mitchell.

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. Read more

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Photo by Todd Kwarcinski.

The photographs prove the friendship. Read 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. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Todd Kwarcinski

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

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Sadler McKeen

Photo courtesy of Alison McKeen.

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

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Spain Park basketball

Photo by Ted Melton.

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

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Photos courtesy of Ted Melton at Action Sports Pix, For more, visit ActionSportsPix.SmugMug.com.

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. Read more

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