To Play Or Not To Play?

By Gary Lloyd  I don’t have the answers. I’m not a doctor. I’m not an epidemiologist. I’m also not a pontificator.  Does anyone right now know, unequivocally, that we should start the high school fall sports season on time? Should we delay it a week? A month? Cancel it altogether?  I don’t know that. And … Continue reading To Play Or Not To Play?

Paws and Claws or Pause and Clause?

Former student-athletes weigh in on Hewitt, Clay rivalry I saw a post on Twitter last week that said, “Give me a horror story from your specialty in five words or less.”  I replied, “No more Hewitt vs. Clay.”  For the longest time, covering Trussville and Clay and their athletics teams was my specialty. I went … Continue reading Paws and Claws or Pause and Clause?

‘The right guy’

Homewood QB leaves legacy, looks toward future By Gary Lloyd HOMEWOOD – Larkin Williams didn’t always want to play football, but now the Homewood High School senior quarterback is pushing to keep it as part of his life as college nears. Homewood has not had an All-State quarterback since Austin Hubbard in 2005, the last … Continue reading ‘The right guy’

Briarwood Christian coach Fred Yancey retires

By Gary Lloyd BIRMINGHAM – It is rather fitting that the coach was born in the Home of the Blues, because today Birmingham has them. A legend has retired. Briarwood Christian School head football coach Fred Yancey today announced his retirement in a team meeting. Yancey retires with the 11th-most wins in Alabama high school … Continue reading Briarwood Christian coach Fred Yancey retires