Legendary coach honored: ‘I don’t want him to ever leave’

By Gary Lloyd  BIRMINGHAM — A few hundred former players joined Fred Yancey at the 50-yard line at halftime.  When it was time to leave the field to make way for the homecoming court, someone motioned toward an end zone.  “Let’s go this way so they’ll follow you,” she said to Yancey.  Even today, they’re … Continue reading Legendary coach honored: ‘I don’t want him to ever leave’

Briarwood Christian hires new football coach

Forester ‘key component’ to Lions’ success for over a decade By Gary Lloyd BIRMINGHAM – I should not be able to write this story. I have covered Briarwood Christian School athletics on a freelance basis the last three years, and I have only spoken to new head football coach Matthew Forester in passing. It has … Continue reading Briarwood Christian hires new football coach