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

Briarwood DE Cole Garner registers record 3 safeties in win over Fairfield

MONTGOMERY – It’s a safe notion everyone watching Briarwood Christian’s 26-0 Class 5A, Region 4 victory over Fairfield last week witnessed something they had never seen before. That’s because the Lions’ junior defensive end Cole Garner did something that most likely has never been done in a football game. Garner sacked the Tigers in their … Continue reading Briarwood DE Cole Garner registers record 3 safeties in win over Fairfield

JefCoEd seniors earn more than $62 million in scholarships

By Gary Lloyd Educators in Jefferson County, Alabama, have more than sixty-two million reasons to smile. The graduating seniors from the Class of 2018 from the fourteen Jefferson County Schools high schools earned a total of $62,257,917.50 in scholarships. That’s enough money to buy sixty-two Manhattan apartments. Or pay LeBron James’ salary for two NBA … Continue reading JefCoEd seniors earn more than $62 million in scholarships