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No. 2 Hillcrest wins doubleheader with Northridge  Tuscaloosa News

No. 2 Hillcrest High School outlasted Northridge 3-1 to sweep its Class 6A, Area 7 baseball series on Thursday. The Patriots won the second contest of ...



Hillcrests Field Day benefits Community Soup Bowl  Tuscaloosa News

Jason Fife remembers how his son, Hudson, would talk the people waiting in line for food at Tuscaloosa's Community Soup Bowl.While Fife would work in the ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Jaguar Invitational Track And Field Meet  Tuscaloosa News

[1/42] Tuscaloosa News. Christian Taylor, from Hillcrest High, competes in the long jump druing the Jaguar Invitational Track and Field meet at Northridge High ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Tuscaloosa County Special Olympics  Tuscaloosa News

[1/21] Tuscaloosa News. Reagun Watkins, from Brookwood Elementary, runs in the 100 meter race during the first Special Olympics competition for students in ...



Community Soup Bowl Day in honor of fallen student  WBRC

Four months after the accidental death of Hudson Fife, the Tuscaloosa County community is once again honoring his memory.



Tuscaloosa authorities: No charges in investigation into gun at Hillcrest HS  WBRC

TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - County authorities say their investigation into allegations that a student brought a gun to Hillcrest High School is closed.



Lockdown lifted at Hillcrest High and Middle Schools  WBRC

The lockdown at both Hillcrest High and Middle Schools has been lifted.



Hillcrest High band performing in inauguration parade  Tuscaloosa News

The Hillcrest High School marching band will perform Monday during Gov. Kay Ivey's inauguration ceremony.The band, composed of 110 musicians, will leave ...



6 Hillcrest softball players sign with colleges  Tuscaloosa News

Six Hillcrest High School softball players are taking their talents to the next level and made things official surrounded by family and friends last week.“There are ...



Hillcrest basketball going for third state title in 11 years  Tuscaloosa News

The Hillcrest High School boys basketball team will attempt to keep their quest alive for a third AHSAA 6A State Championship in 11 years Wednesday at the ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Hillcrest vs Wetumpka Playoff Football  Tuscaloosa News

[1/23] Tuscaloosa News. Hillcrest's Andre Siler is tackled by Wetumpka safety Samuel Jones (11) and Wetumpka cornerback Devonta Jerido (16) during the ...



Hillcrest wins fifth straight over Tuscaloosa County  Tuscaloosa News

Hillcrest High School won its fifth consecutive contest against cross-county rival Tuscaloosa County, 30-20, on Friday night.After a rainy, back-and-forth first-half ...



Hillcrest boys defeat Paul W. Bryant, advances to Final Four  Tuscaloosa News

MONTGOMERY — Hillcrest High School is headed to the Class 6A Final Four for the first time since winning it all in 2011.In a rematch of last year's Elite Eight ...



Hillcrest volleyball team honors memory of classmate  Tuscaloosa News

Yellow is a happy color.It's reminiscent of a bright, beautiful sunshine and a breathtaking field full of blooming flowers.Yellow is cheerful.It evokes happiness and ...



Hillcrest students attend high schools black history program  Tuscaloosa News

Shanel Brown played a large role in preparing Hillcrest High School's first Black History Month program Friday, but she wanted its themes to reach out to all ...



Desire to play basketball still there for ex-Hillcrest player Leroy Davis  Tuscaloosa News

At 37, Leroy Davis doesn't jump like he did as a guard at Hillcrest High School.“I still can dunk, but not like I used to,” Davis said. “Back in the day, I'd jump out of ...



Hillcrest girls rout B.C. Rain, advance to regional final  Tuscaloosa News

UPDATED TO CORRECT TIME FOR WEDNESDAY'S REGIONAL FINAL MONTGOMERY — Hillcrest High School's extra shooting practice on the weekends is ...



PREP PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Jay Bramblett, Hillcrest High School  Tuscaloosa News

Hillcrest High School's Jay Bramblett completed 18 of 25 passes for 326 yards and five touchdowns in a 53-34 victory over Bessemer City. He also rushed for 66 ...



Hillcrest boys pull ahead for victory over Central  Tuscaloosa News

Hillcrest High School's JaLon Johnson scored 21 points en route to a 55-45 victory over Central on Friday night. He also finished 9 of 12 from the free throw line.



Hillcrest surges in second half to beat Bryant  Tuscaloosa News

Hillcrest High School celebrated its homecoming with a 31-19 victory over Paul W. Bryant in a Class 6A, Region 4 contest to keep its playoff hopes alive.



PREVIEW 2018: For Hillcrest, its about WIN mentality  Tuscaloosa News

Hillcrest High School is centering its season around the acronym WIN: “What's Important Now.” Patriots coach Sam Adams said it's a mindset of prioritizing ...



Hillcrest High School Army JROTC honors only woman ever awarded the Medal of Honor  WVTM13

Ceremony in Tuscaloosa honors only female Medal of Honor recipient.



GRADUATION 2018: HILLCREST HIGH SCHOOL - News  Tuscaloosa News

Principal Jeff Hinton Graduation exercise May 12, 2018, 11 a.m. Coleman Coliseum Valedictorian and salutatorian To be announced School colors Red and ...



Hillcrests pressure too much for Northridge in area tourney title game  Tuscaloosa News

Hillcrest High School's defensive pressure resulted in a 60-24 victory over Northridge in Friday night's girls Class 6A, Area 7 tournament championship.



Hillcrests JaLon Johnson scores 1,000th point of career in win against Northridge  Tuscaloosa News

Hillcrest High School senior JaLon Johnson reached the 1000-point career milestone in a 62-47 basketball victory over Northridge on Tuesday night.Johnson ...



Hillcrest finishes runner-up at Invitational  Tuscaloosa News

PANAMA CITY, FLA. – In a field that included eight teams, several from different states, Hillcrest High School's baseball team played for the championship on ...



ROUNDUP: Hillcrest baseball roughs up Gulf Breeze  Tuscaloosa News

BASEBALLHillcrest 10,Gulf Breeze 2The Hillcrest High School baseball team defeated Gulf Breeze 10-2 on Wednesday in baseball action.Garrett McMillan was ...



Hillcrest punter Jay Bramblett commits to Notre Dame  Tuscaloosa News

Hillcrest High School senior Jay Bramblett spent countless hours punting in the mid-summer heat. Heading into his sophomore season, he carried a bag of ...



Photos: Hillcrest Hosts ACA To Tip Off The Season  Tuscaloosa News

[1/25] Tuscaloosa News. ACAÕs Andrew Thrasher (23) is trapped in the corner by HillcrestÕs Jalon Johnson (2) and HillcrestÕs Sean Hobson at Hillcrest High ...



UPDATED: Northridge volleyball defeats Hillcrest in 5 sets  Tuscaloosa News

Northridge High School defeated Hillcrest in five sets, 25-23, 22-25, 25-19, 21-25, 15-9 to win the Class 6A, Area 7 tournament championship on Monday night ...



Holy Spirit baseball shuts out Pickens County  Tuscaloosa News

John Robert Kidwell pitched four innings, gave up two hits and struck out four in Holy Spirit's 13-0 win against Holy Spirit in high school baseball action Tuesday.



Miss Alabama USA winner overcame high school bullying  Tuscaloosa News

To this day, Hannah McMurphy still doesn't know how it happened.By her own account, McMurphy, a 21-year-old Tuscaloosa native who was named Miss ...



Hillcrest falls to Helena in 6A baseball semifinals  Tuscaloosa News

HELENA – Hillcrest High School's baseball postseason came to an end Saturday, as it dropped a 6-4 decision to Helena in the decisive game of a best-of-three ...



Bramblett accounts for seven TDs in Hillcrest win  Tuscaloosa News

Senior Jay Bramblett led Hillcrest's high-scoring offense en route to a 53-34 victory over Bessemer City in Class 6A, Region 4 play on Friday night.Bramblett ...



Hillcrest baseball splits playoff series with Russell County  Tuscaloosa News

Hillcrest High School split with top-ranked Russell County in the quarterfinals of the Class 6A baseball playoffs on Friday. A deciding Game 3 is scheduled for ...



Walk-off homer sends Hillcrest baseball into 6A semifinals  Tuscaloosa News

Shortly after Hillcrest High School junior Jay Bramblett's walk-off home run in a 6-5 victory over top-ranked Russell County cleared the centerfield fence, Amy ...



Big Sandy bids farewell to longtime student resource officer  Tuscaloosa News

As Mark Weaver made his way toward Big Sandy Elementary School on Thursday morning, nearly 350 students were quietly waiting inside for him."Girls, spread ...



Hillcrest dominates against Brookwood  Tuscaloosa News

Hillcrest scored three touchdowns in the first three minutes at home against Class 6A, Region 4 opponent Brookwood on Friday night, coasting to its first region ...



Former Hillcrest coach Clements compares 1985 AHSAA semifinals to todays  Tuscaloosa News

The last time Hillcrest High School competed in the AHSAA state football semifinals, Ronald Reagan was president, Nintendo released its first console and head ...



Sumter Central boys lose in regional title game  Tuscaloosa News

MONTGOMERY – Sumter Central High School's tournament run came to an end with a 75-53 loss to top-ranked Hillcrest-Evergreen in the boys Class 4A ...



Saturday 5K will honor late Hillcrest High student  Tuscaloosa News

The Hillcrest High School community will gather together Saturday to celebrate the life of Hillcrest freshman Anna Kamplain, who died in December from ...



The Little Mermaid production will honor late Hillcrest High student Anna Kamplain  Tuscaloosa News

Some proceeds from this weekend's production of Disney's "The Little Mermaid" will benefit a charity that honors the memory of a late Hillcrest High School ...



Hillcrest survives first day at state softball tournament  Tuscaloosa News

MONTGOMERY – Hillcrest High School battled its way through the loser's bracket to advance to day two of the Class 6A state softball tournament at Lagoon ...



Area football players sign with Div. I schools  Tuscaloosa News

Four Tuscaloosa area players solidified their future plans of competing for an NCAA Division I program official during the early signing day on Wednesday.



Hillcrest girls basketball team soundly defeats Holt  Tuscaloosa News

HOLT — Hillcrest High School senior Cierria Cunningham scored 21 points and had seven assists in a 75-40 victory over Holt on Thursday.“She is a great floor ...



Boyd, Hillcrest run past Sidney Lanier for playoff win  Tuscaloosa News

MONTGOMERY -- The Hillcrest Patriots couldn't be sure of what to expect from their Class 6A, first-round football playoff opponent on Thursday night.Would it be ...



ROUNDUP: Sumter Central boys roll to victory  Tuscaloosa News

YORK – Four players scored in double figures in the Sumter Central High School boys basketball victory over Dallas County on Friday.Kedrick Turnipseed ...



Longtime Tuscaloosa County teacher Brandi Bishop dies  Tuscaloosa News

When Brandi Bishop made up her mind to do something, she followed through.Brenda Williams, Bishop's mother, said she realized that trait when her daughter ...



Photos: Central High Homecoming  Tuscaloosa News

[1/21] Tuscaloosa News. LaBoris Perry and Kayla Harris are crowned homecoming king and queen during homecoming at Central High School in Tuscaloosa ...



Bryant boys basketball downs Daphne to reach regional title game  Tuscaloosa News

UPDATED TO CORRECT TIME FOR WEDNESDAY'S REGIONAL FINAL MONTGOMERY – Paul W. Bryant High School outlasted Daphne 55-46 in a ...



West Alabama football adds 18 to 11 midyear signees  AL.com

Head coach Brett Gilliland and his staff welcomed 18 new players to the West Alabama program on Wednesday. Coupled with the 11 midyear additions, it gives ...



Tuscaloosa high school graduation ceremonies scheduled  Tuscaloosa News

Four Tuscaloosa County School System high schools will hold graduation ceremonies Saturday at Coleman Coliseum on the University of Alabama campus.



24 AL schools recognized at luncheon in Prattville  WSFA

PRATTVILLE, AL (WSFA) - Twenty-four schools across Alabama were honored by the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools at an awards luncheon in ...



PREVIEW 2018: Tuscaloosa County turns to seniors for challenging 2018 schedule  Tuscaloosa News

NORTHPORT – Tuscaloosa County High School is looking to its large senior class to guide it through a challenging schedule, which includes six teams ranked ...



High school students can get ahead with dual enrollment  Tuscaloosa News

Students who wish to get a head start on college or workforce training have an array of dual enrollment options at local community colleges and four-year ...



Alabama baseball player charged with DUI  Tuscaloosa News

A University of Alabama baseball player has been charged with driving under the influence. Keith Holcombe, 23, was booked into the Tuscaloosa County Jail at ...



GRADUATION: Hillcrest High School - News  Tuscaloosa News

PrincipalAllison MaysSenior awards dayMay 7, 2015, 9 a.m.Hillcrest gymnasium Graduation exercisesMay 22, 2015, 6:30 p.m.Coleman Coliseum Valedictorian ...



Hillcrest High School plant sale Thursday and Friday  WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

Hillcrest High School is hosting its annual plant sale Thursday and Friday, 8 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. each day.



County school system to hold community meetings  Tuscaloosa News

The Tuscaloosa County School System is inviting all parents, employees and community members to participate in one of three upcoming community forums.



AHSAA area basketball tournament play starts Monday  Tuscaloosa News

Postseason basketball begins on Monday with AHSAA area tournament play.The top two teams in each area in Classes 1A-6A will advance to the sub-regional ...



Tuscaloosa city, county schools get mixed report card from state  Tuscaloosa News

The Tuscaloosa County School System made a miniscule decline while Tuscaloosa City Schools improved one letter grade in the latest Alabama State Report ...



TCHS, Northridge still have plenty to play for  Tuscaloosa News

Playoffs are no longer a possibility for Northridge or Tuscaloosa County, but that won't put a damper on the latest installment of a bitter, cross-town rivalry on ...



One Tuscaloosa school makes failing list  Tuscaloosa News

One Tuscaloosa made this year's list of "failing schools" across Alabama. In a list released Friday by the Alabama Department of Education, Westlawn Middle ...



BUSINESS BUZZ: September 16, 2018  Tuscaloosa News

Luke Lawrence has joined Fitts Agency, a Tuscaloosa independent insurance agency, as a new commercial lines producer. Lawrence will fulfill customer ...



Tuscaloosa County school board wishes Gary Mims farewell  Tuscaloosa News

The tie Gary Mims chose to wear Monday night wasn't picked by accident.During his last meeting as a member of the Tuscaloosa County Board of Education, ...



Central High School on lockdown after gunshots reported  Tuscaloosa News

Central High School was placed on lockdown Friday after reports of gunshots fired near the 15th Street campus.Tuscaloosa City Schools released the following ...



Hillcrest High teacher remembers Tuscaloosa shooting victim  WVTM13

Authorities in Tuscaloosa say Markis Russell shot and killed 23-year-old Branden Moss as he offered help to an assault victim in a parking lot on the corner of ...



Flu on the rise in Alabama, other Southern states  Tuscaloosa News

MONTGOMERY — The flu is now widespread in Alabama — and it's expected to increase, federal health officials reported.Alabama is among 19 states reporting ...



Tuscaloosa man pleads guilty to murder in 2017 shooting  Tuscaloosa News

A Tuscaloosa man has pleaded guilty to murder in the fatal shooting of another man outside a Tuscaloosa bar.Markis Russell, 27, agreed to serve 24 years in ...



Area players named to all-state team  Tuscaloosa News

Fourteen West Alabama high school football players garnered Alabama Sports Writers Association first-team all-state honors.Notre Dame signee Jay Bramblett ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Night to Shine Prom  Tuscaloosa News

[1/25] Tuscaloosa News. Brad Smith has his photo taken with Paige Weinstein as they enter the Night To Shine Prom at Shelton State Friday, Feb. 8, 2019.



Tuscaloosa County school board approves architect for roofing projects  Tuscaloosa News

The Tuscaloosa County School System will move forward with new capital projects this year at four schools.Recently, the Tuscaloosa County Board of Education ...



Tuscaloosa area athletes make their choice on Signing Day  Tuscaloosa News

Braeden Royal had been waiting for his day his entire life. He accomplished one of his goals Wednesday at Tuscaloosa County High School in Northport when ...



High school football specialists put Tuscaloosa on the map  Tuscaloosa News

It was the year of the specialist in high school football across Tuscaloosa.Kickers, punters and long snappers put the area on the map and all belong to part of a ...



PARA announces Christmas parade grand marshals  Tuscaloosa News

Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority has announced the grand marshals for the 43rd annual West Alabama Christmas Parade. Rev.



MILITARY NEWS: March 10, 2019  Tuscaloosa News

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Brianna D. Prude graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Prude is the ...



Former Miss Alabama USA competing on The Bachelor  Tuscaloosa News

A former beauty queen and Northport native will be competing for the heart of a famous "bachelor" on national television.Hannah Brown is one of 23 women ...



Dance performance will benefit Joy Like Anna Foundation  Tuscaloosa News

MJ's Academy of Dance will present a performance Saturday to benefit the Joy Like Anna Foundation.The performance will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium ...



Hillcrest-Evergreen captures 3A crown, the schools first title  Tuscaloosa News

Hillcrest-Evergreen High School not only played in the Class 3A state championship game for the first time in school history, it also won the title Thursday at ...



Hillcrest Middle School band director arrested, accused of having sex with student  AL.com

The band director at Hillcrest Middle School is accused of having a sexual relationship with a student.



County school system holds first of three community forums  Tuscaloosa News

For the first time since 2014, the Tuscaloosa County School System has solicited the community's feedback about the system's workings. The first of these forums ...



LOOKING BACK: January 7, 2019  Tuscaloosa News

50 years ago this week• First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Tuscaloosa agreed to set aside $500000 during 1969 for low-interest home improvement ...



SPAN celebrates 30 years helping students in Tuscaloosa area  Tuscaloosa News

A fight and a broken window led to Tadarius Summerville's departure from Paul W. Bryant High School.Since then, Tadarius has attended the Tuscaloosa ...



Centrals Michael Rivers named Class 5As top coach  Tuscaloosa News

Central High School's Michael Rivers has been named the Class 5A girls basketball coach of the year by the Alabama Sports Writers Association.Rivers led the ...



Hillcrest, Capitol School advance to bowling state tournament  Tuscaloosa News

The Capitol School girls and Hillcrest boys bowling teams advanced to the AHSAA state championship tournament at Pelham's Oak Mountain Lanes after ...



Tuscaloosa County middle school students compete in Battle of the Books  Tuscaloosa News

They may look alike, but twins Erin and Autry Elliott have certain differences."Erin is like 'I love yellow,' and Autry is like 'I like dark blue,' " friend Emma ...



In The Film Room . . . Jay Bramblett  247Sports

Irish land successor to Tyler Newsome smack dab in the heart of Crimson Tide territory.



Photos: PHOTOS: County vs Central Basketball  Tuscaloosa News

[1/13] Tuscaloosa News. Central's Mackenzie Mahone (14) outstretches her arms to block during an AHSAA basketball game between the Central Falcons and ...



ROUNDUP: TCHS baseball roughs up Bibb County  Tuscaloosa News

NORTHPORT – Noah Baggett pitched five innings and gave up one run with four strikeouts in Tuscaloosa County's 12-1 win against Bibb County in high school ...



Tuscaloosa Titans eager for more after successful 2018 NABL debut  Tuscaloosa News

As the camera aimed at him clicked and flashed, Rodriques Palmer just smiled and laughed as he dribbled a basketball between his legs.Palmer is used to ...



New charter school could be coming to Tuscaloosa by 2020  Tuscaloosa News

Even as she and others were organizing the Capitol School more than 25 years ago in Tuscaloosa, Barbara Rountree hoped the new school would become ...



PREP PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Tanner Bailey, Gordo High School  Tuscaloosa News

Gordo High School freshman Tanner Bailey competed 14 of 24 passes for 237 yards and two touchdowns in a 20-17 victory over Mobile Christian. He threw ...



Girls basketball player remains benched for $857.20 check  Tuscaloosa News

MONTGOMERY — One of the nation's top girls high school basketball players appears likely to remain benched for her entire senior season after spending part ...



Hillcrest falls to Huffman in MedCenter Capstone Classic  Tuscaloosa News

Hillcrest High School fell to Huffman, 54-44, during day one of the MedCenter Capstone Classic at Shelton State Community College on Monday.The Patriots ...



Student brought gun to Collins-Riverside school, officials say  Tuscaloosa News

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story has been updated to clarify that students who heard about a gun on campus reported it to staff early Thursday. Two students who ...



Veterans Day program to be held Monday  Tuscaloosa News

While Sunday is Veterans Day, Tuscaloosa's annual Veterans Day program will be at 10 a.m. Monday. With rain in the forecast, the location has been changed ...



SPORTING LIFE: Hillcrest baseball team rallies around their teammate  Tuscaloosa News

There is a recent addition to Hillcrest High School's baseball park. It wasn't built using school funds. It was built with something far more substantial, far more ...



Northports Hannah Brown named next Bachelorette  Tuscaloosa News

This season of “The Bachelorette” will feature a Northport woman looking for love at the center of the show.Hannah Brown, a Tuscaloosa County High School ...



SCHOOL NEWS: October 7, 2018  Tuscaloosa News

Central High SchoolCentral High School JROTC's Cadet of the Month for September is Emia Sesson. Sesson is a member of the Orienteering, Color Guard, ...



Photos: Manhunt For Man With Gun In Northridge Area.  Tuscaloosa News

Tuscaloosa Police and Sheriff's deputies search for man reported with a gun near Northride High School. [1/15] Gary Cosby Jr. Tuscaloosa Police officer and ...



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