Briarwood honors life of ‘faithful’ teacher, coach

By Gary Lloyd BIRMINGHAM – I only knew Jim Brown through Twitter posts about politics and sports, specifically conservative Christian beliefs and his ‘Bama fandom. “I do not apologize for either,” his Twitter bio stated. Amen. Brown, a teacher and coach at Briarwood Christian School for thirty-five years, was a must-follow for me on the … Continue reading Briarwood honors life of ‘faithful’ teacher, coach

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