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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.



Photos: Hillcrest High Homecoming Pep Rally  Tuscaloosa News

[1/52] Tuscaloosa News. Hillcrest High cheerleaders leap as they cheer during the Hillcrest High homecoming pep rally Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. [Staff Photo/Gary ...



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 ...



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 ...



New head football coach for Brookwood  Tuscaloosa News

BROOKWOOD – Brookwood High School introduced Mike Bramblett as its new head football coach in a meet-and-greet on Sunday afternoon in the gymnasium.



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 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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



NOTEBOOK: Area bowling teams advance to regional tournament  Tuscaloosa News

Eight West Alabama High School bowling teams – four boys and four girls – qualified for the regional tournament, which begins Thursday.The Hillcrest boys ...



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 ...



GRADUATION 2018: HILLCREST HIGH SCHOOL  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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



PREP NOTEBOOK: Hillcrest’s Adams to coach in Classic  Tuscaloosa News

The Alabama High School Athletic Association announced Monday the state's 40-man roster for the 32nd annual Alabama-Mississippi Classic, which will be ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



PREP ROUNDUP: Johnson scores 30 in Hillcrest win over Bryant  Tuscaloosa News

JaLon Johnson poured in 30 points to lead the Hillcrest boys basketball team to a 65-35 win on Friday in the Patriots' first area game of the season.Hillcrest ...



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.



Late field goal lifts Hillcrest past James Clemens  Tuscaloosa News

With less than two minutes remaining in the game, Kyah Moore was sent back to receive the James Clemens punt. The ball bounced in front of him and rolled.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Death investigation underway after body found on roadside  Tuscaloosa News

Authorities recovered a body from a field right off Alabama Highway 69 South on Wednesday morning. Police have confirmed the body matches the description ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Irish sign 23 recruits on National Signing Day  WNDU-TV

23 of the best high school football players across the country signed on the dotted line Wednesday, making it official that they will play for Notre Dame next year.



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 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.



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 system examines survey results from parents, teachers, employees, students  Tuscaloosa News

The Tuscaloosa County School System has set a goal to improve communication with the community. Recently, the school system received the results of three ...



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.



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 ...



Former Alabama woman charged with supporting al-Qaida  Tuscaloosa News

BIRMINGHAM — Federal prosecutors have charged a former Alabama resident with attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization and ...



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 ...



In The Film Room . . . Jay Bramblett  247Sports

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



Special needs bus involved in morning accident, none injured  CBS42.com

TUSCALOOSA , Ala. (WIAT) -- Terri Brewer of Tuscaloosa County Schools confirms there was an accident this morning around 7 and 7:30 a.m. on Highway 69 ...



Photos: Anna Kamplain Free to Run 5k  Tuscaloosa News

The Anna Kamplain Free to Run 5k was held Saturday in memory of 15-year-old Kamplain at Hillcrest High School. Kamplain was diagnosed with liver disease ...



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, ...



ROUNDUP: Pratt scores three times, ACA rolls past Trinity  Tuscaloosa News

Lawson Pratt rushed for three touchdowns and passed for another as the American Christian Academy Patriots shut out Trinity Presbyterian 26-0 Friday night in ...



Bryant eliminated from playoffs  Tuscaloosa News

COTTONDALE – The Paul W. Bryant football team was eliminated from playoff contention with a 31-13 home loss to Class 6A, Region 4 opponent Hueytown on ...



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 ...



Tim Anderson signs record contract with Chicago White Sox  AL.com

The Chicago White Sox are expected to announce on Tuesday afternoon that they've signed Tuscaloosa native and former Hillcrest High School star Tim ...



Incumbent faces employee in circuit clerk race  Tuscaloosa News

The race for the Tuscaloosa County circuit clerk pits the two-term incumbent against another longtime employee of the office. Republican incumbent Magaria ...



Area basketball teams take next step at AHSAA regionals  Tuscaloosa News

Boys and girls basketball teams of seven West Alabama high schools advanced to the AHSAA Sweet 16.Seventeen total area schools will compete in the ...



PREP PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Markie Buettner, Northridge High School  Tuscaloosa News

Northridge High School's Markie Buettner threw for 224 yards and three touchdowns in a 35-28 victory over Class 6A, Region 4 rival Hillcrest.Buettner threw a ...



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 ...



Former Tuscaloosa County Schools employees accused of theft  Tuscaloosa News

Two former Tuscaloosa County School System employees have been indicted on felony ethics violations and theft charges.Gaston Wilson III and Thomas Gary ...



School says no reports of bullying of McKenzie Adams of Linden  Tuscaloosa News

No reports of bullying at school were found in connection with a 9-year-old girl who committed suicide Dec. 3, according to Demopolis City Schools.The family of ...



Photos: Paul W. Bryant High School Homecoming  Tuscaloosa News

[1/33] Tuscaloosa News. Sammie Hill adjusts Eldrick Hill Jr.'s beanie on a cold night at an AHSAA football game between the Bryant Stampede and the ...



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 ...



Hillcrest linebacker Jacquez Jones signs with Ole Miss  Tuscaloosa News

Jacquez Jones likes to keep his commitments.He kept his commitment to be a player and a leader at Hillcrest High School. He kept his commitment to ...



ASWA BASKETBALL RANKINGS: Tuscaloosa Academy teams No. 1  Tuscaloosa News

This week's Alabama Sports Writers Association high school basketball rankings. GIRLSCLASS 7A1. Hoover (11-1)2. Spain Park (10-2)3. McGill-Toolen (13-1)4.



Man shot outside Vowells grocery store  Tuscaloosa News

A teenager is being charged as an adult in relation to a shooting that happened in a busy grocery store parking lot Friday afternoon.According to police, three ...



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 ...



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 ...



Photos: Sneak Peek: Take A Visual Tour of Northridge Middle School  Tuscaloosa News

[1/39] Tuscaloosa News. The new Northridge Middle School is seen during a tour for school board members Tuesday, July 31, 2018. [Staff Photo/Gary Cosby Jr.].



Students, teachers spend first day in new Holt High  Tuscaloosa News

Matt Daugherty's art classroom is very different from the one he was teaching in just a week ago.During the first day inside the new Holt High School near 44th ...



Photos: Tuscaloosa County Hosts Thompson  Tuscaloosa News

[1/21] Tuscaloosa News. Tuscaloosa County wide receiver P.J. Petty Jr. (7) runs the ball against Thompson at Tuscaloosa County High School Friday, Sept.



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 ...



Five from Tuscaloosa County sign scholarships  Tuscaloosa News

NORTHPORT -- Five Tuscaloosa County High School athletes made their future plans official in front of a large crowd in the gymnasium on Thursday.



GIRLS STATE 2018  Tuscaloosa News

Seventeen junior class outstanding girls from schools throughout Tuscaloosa County have been chosen as delegates to attend the Alabama Girls State program ...



Tuscaloosa County School System moves to hold graduations at Coleman Coliseum  Tuscaloosa News

The Tuscaloosa County School System will move all six of its high school graduation ceremonies this spring to Coleman Coliseum on the University of Alabama ...



Central High, Verner Elementary earn statewide honor  Tuscaloosa News

Two Tuscaloosa City Schools have earned recognition for serving as educational models for other schools throughout Alabama.Verner Elementary School and ...



Photos: TCHS Homecoming Parade  Tuscaloosa News

Tuscaloosa County High celebrated homecoming week with the annual parade down Main Avenue in Northport. Buy Photo. [1/67] Tuscaloosa News.



Photos: Northridge High School Homecoming King, Queen and Court  Tuscaloosa News

[1/28] Tuscaloosa News. Esclavon Prewitt and Hannah Irby are the homecoming king and queen for Northridge High School. They were announced and ...



PREP ROUNDUP: Holy Spirit takes Area 7 win against Maplesville  Tuscaloosa News

BOYS BASKETBALLMason Mulanix scored 16 points and Garrett Wilson 12 to give Holy Spirit a 54-35 home win against Maplesville in an AHSAA Class 1A, ...



Holt High School placed on brief lockdown Tuesday morning  Tuscaloosa News

Holt High School was placed on lockdown Tuesday after an incident that occurred near the school.The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office was notified that a ...



Tuscaloosa man accused in sexual assault of 12-year-old  Tuscaloosa News

A Tuscaloosa man was charged with rape after a middle school student told her friends she was being abused, police said Wednesday. Administrators ...



Officer-involved shooting in Tuscaloosa under investigation  Tuscaloosa News

A Tuscaloosa police officer fired several shots at a man who was driving toward him in a stolen car early Thursday morning.Both the suspect and officer were ...



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 ...



Two vie for county school board seat  Tuscaloosa News

The District 3 race for the Tuscaloosa County Board of Education will feature a longtime board member against a politcal newcomer. The Rev. Schmitt Moore ...



PREVIEW 2018: Greensboro ready to get back on track  Tuscaloosa News

GREENSBORO – Whirlwind. That's how Juan Williams describes the last few weeks of his life. He was officially approved as Greensboro's new head coach on ...



Searchers combing woods for missing Sipsey Valley High student  Tuscaloosa News

UPDATE (11:50 a.m.) : Carson's body was found in an area off Mormon Road at 7 a.m. today. Foul play is not suspected and the official cause of death has not ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Tuscaloosa City Schools Apple Awards  Tuscaloosa News

[1/14] Tuscaloosa News. Grace Copes, from Northridge Middle School, accepts her award as the secondary schools Alabama Teacher of the Year Monday, Dec.



Robertson elected probate judge of Tuscaloosa County  Tuscaloosa News

Tuscaloosa County Emergency Management Agency Director Rob Robertson will be the county's next probate judge, after he defeated Laura K. Gregory in the ...



New PARA facility opens, will serve eastern Tuscaloosa  Tuscaloosa News

The Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority on Tuesday held a grand opening for the new east Tuscaloosa activity center. The 18500-square-foot ...



Tuscaloosa city, county school systems receive Cs on statewide report card  Tuscaloosa News

Tuscaloosa City Schools and the Tuscaloosa County School System both earned C grades under the state's new school report card system. The leaders of both ...



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 ...



SPORTING LIFE: Ultimate Frisbee league continues to grow  Tuscaloosa News

Christopher Pereira was around 20 years old the first time he played ultimate Frisbee. He enjoyed the high pace of the game but what really, and instantly, struck ...



Search intensifies for missing man; Taylorville area combed  Tuscaloosa News

Searchers continued to comb a residential area of Taylorville on Tuesday for any sign of an elderly Vietnam veteran who wandered from his sister's home earlier ...



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