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Photo courtesy of Spain Park High School.

Most people are familiar with traditional sports such as football, basketball and baseball, but a new sport is gaining momentum in Hoover’s high schools. It’s called esports, which involves multiplayer video games. Read more

Sports

The Salute to Veterans Ball is a fundraiser for the Hoover-based Vettes4Vets organization, which supports programs that offer housing for homeless veterans and transportation, education support and personal, physical and mental support for veterans. Read more

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Photo by Jimmy Mitchell.

The playoff fates of local high school football teams will ultimately be decided in the month of October. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce.

The Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce this year moved its annual golf tournament from summer to fall and gave it a new name. Read more

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The city of Hoover is inviting families to Veterans Park on Thursday, Oct. 24, for the 11th annual Hoover Hayride and Family Night. Read more

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Photo by Jimmy Mitchell.

With football season in full swing, it’s not just the athletes who are performing every week. The high school bands are also an integral part of the action under the Friday night lights. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

The Hoover City Schools Foundation this year is giving out a record $64,000 in grants, thanks to successful fundraising initiatives, Executive Director Janet Turner said. Read more

Schools

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Photos by Jon Anderson.

After more than two years of planning and renovation work, the Hoover school system’s Riverchase Career Connection Center is now open and running. Read more

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Photo by Jimmy Mitchell.

Spain Park High School’s marching band for the second year in a row will use its Sparks in the Park event as a showcase and exhibition for area high school bands. It also will feature a performance by the UAB Marching Blazers. Read more

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Here are the presidents of the parent organizations at Hoover schools in the Spain Park High School feeder pattern and what they said about their goals for the 2019-20 school year: Read more

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Todd Lester

The 2018 season did not unfold as the Spain Park High School football team intended. Even so, head coach Shawn Raney drew encouragement from how his players responded to the adversity. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

More than 150 students from Hoover, Spain Park and Homewood high schools have registered for the Culinary and Hospitality Academy in its first year, Chris Villa said. Read more

Schools

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

More than 300 students from Hoover and Spain Park high schools are signed up for the Health Science Academy at the Riverchase Career Connection Center, which opens for the first time with the start of school on Aug. 8. Read more

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A standard has been set within the Spain Park High School softball program. Read more

Spain Park

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Photo by Jon Anderson

Twenty-three percent of the graduating class ended with a GPA of 4.0 or higher. Read more

Hoover Schools

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Photo by Jon Anderson

The club also gave out 2019 academic and citizenship awards to six Hoover middle school students. Read more

Hoover Schools

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Photo by Kamp Fender.

When Eric Wang puts on his mask for a fencing competition, everything fades away except for the opponent in front of him. That feeling, he said, never gets old. Read more

People/Places

Just two years ago, the Spain Park High School girls golf team captured its second state title in program history. Marilyn Steed and Caroline McCabe had a front row seat. Read more

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Kameron McDaniel surprised his coach at the first meet of the outdoor track and field season. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Dustin Helmer, SPHS Theatre Director

Spain Park High School’s S’Park Theatre will put on its spring production this month. Read more

Hoover Schools

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    Members of the Spain Park High School Class of 2019 enter the Pete Hanna Center at Samford University in Homewood, Alabama, for their graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 22, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

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    Members of the Spain Park High School Class of 2019 arrive at the Pete Hanna Center at Samford University in Homewood, Alabama, for their graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 22, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

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    Members of Spain Park High School's Class of 2019 wait in a hallway before entering the auditorium in the Pete Hanna Center at Samford University in Homewood, Alabama, for their graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 22, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

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    Members of the Spain Park High School Class of 2019 enter the Pete Hanna Center at Samford University in Homewood, Alabama, for their graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 22, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

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    Faculty members from Spain Park High School in Hoover, Alabama, file into the Pete Hanna Center at Samford University in Homewood, Alabama, for the graduation ceremony for Spain Park's Class of 2019 on Wednesday, May 22, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

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    Members of the Spain Park High School Class of 2019 arrive at the Pete Hanna Center at Samford University in Homewood, Alabama, for their graduation ceremony on Wednesday, May 22, 2019.

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