High School

  Pelham HS Marching Band is all about community

The Pelham High School Marching Band is all about community and being together. Under the Direction of Justin Ward this band is 150 members strong and performs at halftime of games this Fall culminating with a song from the Beatles, "Come Together."

Mortimer Jordan cancels game with Briarwood Christian due to COVID-19

WBRC Sideline: Week 5 schedule

WBRC Sideline: Week 4 scores

  Sideline Game of the Week: American Christian Academy dominates Bibb County 56-13 to remain undefeated

Madison City Schools announces football game forfeits, delay in high school return due to COVID-19 cases

Woodlawn vs. Homewood game cancelled because of COVID-19

Continued Coverage

  #1 Thompson travels to #2 Hewitt for ESPNU showdown

  The Mortimer Jordan HS Blue Machine dances its way to the delight of fans on Friday nights

Helena High School cancels 2 football games over COVID-19 concerns

WBRC Sideline: Week 4 schedule

  Remembering legendary Wenonah High School coach Ronald Cheatham

  Wild ending! This is why we love football

WBRC Sideline: Week 3 scores

Catch Week 3 scores from teams across the state

  Sideline Game of the Week: Mountain Brook stays undefeated after 28-7 win over Huffman

The Mountain Brook Spartans remain undefeated after their 28-7 win over Huffman Friday night in Class 6A, Region 5.

  Huffman’s early success on the gridiron inspires team, community

The Huffman football team is off to it’s best start in nearly two decades and that’s where Sideline is headed Friday night for our Game of the Week.

  Rock on with the Tuscaloosa Co. H.S. marching band on Friday nights

The Tuscaloosa County High School marching band is 160 members strong and is under the direction of first year director Nick McDonald.

WBRC Sideline: Week 3 schedule

WBRC Sideline: Week 2 scores

  Sideline Game of the Week: Hoover beats Vestavia Hills 24-21 to open region play

  Experience hits the right note for the Oak Mountain High School band

  Buddy Anderson, Vestavia Hills Rebels ready to start season despite COVID-19 setback

  Beloved former Wenonah High School coach passes away

WBRC Sideline: Week 2 schedule

High school football in Alabama is full swing this week with every team playing regular-season games -- except those impacted by COVID-19. Here’s where we’ll be this Friday.

  Cullman rolls to shutout win over rival Jasper

Cullman defeated Jasper 21-0 Saturday afternoon in Cullman. The two 6A programs met Saturday after severe weather postponed their game on Friday.

WBRC Sideline: Week 1 scores

High school football in Alabama is full swing this week with every team playing regular-season games -- except those impacted by COVID-19. Here’s where we’ll be this Friday.

  Sideline Game of the Week: Oxford holds on to beat Pleasant Grove 29-28

The Oxford Yellow Jackets held on to beat Pleasant Grove 29-28 Friday night for our Sideline Game of the Week.

Jackson-Olin football team will quarantine for 14 days, game cancelled

The Jackson-Olin football team is in a 14-day quarantine after a student-athlete tested positive for COVID-19.

  ‘Please do your part’: Carbon Hill coach gives passionate plea to fans

Carbon Hill head coach Chavis Williams posted a message on Facebook with the caption “Please Watch.”

  The Pinson Valley H.S. Marching Chiefs perform through COVID-19

The Pinson Valley H.S. Marching Chiefs is making Friday's even better when it comes to fans enjoying watching the Indians football team. The Marching Chiefs under the direction of Keith Brandenburg is navigating and playing its way through a pandemic with as much enthusiasm as it normally does.

  Missing woman inspires Jasper football team

Cavett is hanging on to hope that police will find his missing sister Leila Cavett. The senior is dedicating this season to her.

WBRC Sideline: Week 1 schedule

High school football in Alabama is full swing this week with every team playing regular-season games -- except those impacted by COVID-19. Here’s where we’ll be this Friday.

  Moody Blue Devil football sidelined for two games because of COVID-19

MHS will cancel or postpone the football games for the next two Friday nights against John Carroll Catholic High School and Hayden High School (August 28 and September 4, 2020).

Hueytown cancels next two football games due to COVID-19 concerns

Rumors surrounding the possible cancellation of Hueytown’s game Friday night with Clay-Chalkville were confirmed Tuesday morning.

High school football has started, but are changes on the way?

School districts plan to review safety guidelines ahead of football games this week to address increasing COVID fan safety.

  SIDELINE Game of the Week: Hewitt-Trussville beats Pinson Valley 44-19

Hewitt-Trussville beat Pinson Valley 44-19 Friday night for our WBRC Sideline Game of the Week.

  Athletic Directors talks football, fans, and safety

More high school teams kicked off Friday and athletic directors are reminding fans about safety measures needed for games this season.

  Masks and social distancing at Wenonah vs. Center Point

Fans were social distancing and the majority of them were wearing masks.

WBRC Sideline: Week 0 scores

Results from Week 0 of AHSAA games

  Bigger is better for the Homewood HS Patriot Band

The Homewood Patriot Band is the largest high school band in the state of Alabama. Some 395 members strong the Patriot Band is under the direction of Chris Cooper. Members of the band talk about what makes this group so good and why it is the

  Etowah HS principal says game against Gadsden City not a sellout

Officials at Attalla City Schools say social distancing will be observed at Friday’s football game.

  Hueytown football uses fog machine to clean players’ equipment, kill COVID-19

Hueytown’s practice is full of social distancing and mask wearing, but it’s what’s happening behind closed doors that’s really giving players comfort on the field.

WBRC Sideline Week 0 schedule

Here's where we'll be for the first week of WBRC Sideline!

Hoover adds Central-Phenix City after Dothan quarantines for COVID

Dothan High School has canceled the varsity football game scheduled for Friday night due to being quarantined.

  Looking at new game day procedures for high school football fans

High school football kicks off for most schools Friday and COVID has not only changed how players prepared, but how you need to get ready as a fan.

Hoover, Homewood release gameday fan guidelines

We are exactly one week away from the kickoff of high school football and Friday, several schools released their gameday guidelines for fans.

  What can Blount County football fans expect at next week’s games?

one coach says these student athletes have worked extremely hard, and while there is chance the first game of the season will be the last, he says we owe it to them to at least try.

  Is it safe to play high school football in Alabama right now?

High school football teams around the state of Alabama continue to work towards kickoff one week from Friday.

  High School football teams practice in shells for first time since last fall

We are 17 days away from the kickoff of AHSAA football.

Boaz football team helps out teammate with bike donation

Boaz High School freshman lineman Ranai Ortega received a brand new bike from his teammates.

  Greene & Sumter counties cancel fall sports for first 9 weeks

Officials in Greene and Sumter counties will announce Monday that all fall sports will be canceled for the first nine weeks of the school year.

  Sideline: How school districts are keeping players, fans safe during upcoming football season

High school football this year will be more than just X's and O's. The game within the game could be how schools plan to keep things clean for players and fans.

  AHSAA to return to play with no delay

Fall sports teams have the option to begin fall workouts on July 27 with the first week used by football for acclimation purposes only with helmets and shorts only.

  Hoover adjusting to wearing helmets, face masks at practice

This is the first week Hoover High School started wearing helmets at practice, and wide receiver Malik Thomas says it’s been an adjustment wearing that and a face mask.

  The end of an era: Buddy Anderson to retire after 2020 football season

One element has remained constant as we gear up for our 32nd season of Sideline, and that’s Buddy Anderson as the Head Football Coach at Vestavia Hills. But after this season, that will all change.

  Center Point HS football returns to the practice field

After waiting a week to practice, the Center Point High School football team was back on the practice field Tuesday.

Vestavia Hills’ Buddy Anderson retiring from coaching after 2020 season

Long time Vestavia Hills High School football coach Buddy Anderson has decided the upcoming 2020 season will be his final season as head coach.

  Central Ala. high school athletes return to practice with new guidelines

It’s been 78 days since athletes were last on campus, and when they returned to practice Monday morning, players were excited to finally reunite with their teammates.

Employer’s tribute to teen athlete brings tears as season cut short

Seeing how hard it was for "KK" Goodman to miss out on the end of her senior year, her coworkers at Dick's Sporting Goods decided to help.

  Alabama senior excels in life, living in Pleasant Valley during COVID-19

Karmyn Sparks is a three sport standout student at Pleasant Valley High School. She does a lot of work on and off the field and she is blossoming nicely in the community after being adopted about five years ago. She was also a big winner at the Bryant-Jordan Awards Banquet.

Mountain Brook grad and LSU Tiger entering the NBA draft

Watford is the No. 73 prospect in the ESPN Top 100.

  Local high school athletes react to the cancellation of spring sports: ‘It really hurts’

“It really hurts knowing that I’m not going to be able to finish my senior season out on the track. I’ve been running for the past five years and have won several state titles, it breaks my heart,” said Hoover sprinter Jonathan Martin.

  AHSAA sports suspended for two and half weeks due to COVID-19 outbreak

Friday afternoon, the AHSAA announced all sports would be suspended after Tuesday, March 17, for two and half weeks.

  Hoover baseball coach Adam Moseley earns his 400th win

“Good players. That’s what it all comes down to,” Moseley said.

  AHSAA: events with 500 or more should be canceled/limited

AHSAA says compliance for canceling events that fall in the category is the responsibility of schools and school boards.

Former Alabama QB named head coach for Sylacauga Aggies

Sylacauga will be Zow’s fifth stop as a high school head coach.

  Vestavia Hills Rebelettes Win first National Championship in school history

The Rebelettes won the three-day National High School Dance Association (NDA) competition in Orlando, FL.

  Huffman wins school’s first basketball state championship

Huffman, coached by Steve Ward, not only won the Vikings’ first boys’ state title, but it was the first 6A crown in 20 years.

  Spain Park hangs on to defeat Hoover 47-44 to win 7A State Championship

Spain Park High School emerged victorious in the battle of Hoover’s two high schools Saturday night.

Fairfield wins first-ever state basketball championship

The state basketball championship is Fairfield’s first.

  AHSAA basketball finals staying in Birmingham through 2026

Legacy Arena at the BJCC is filled with basketball fans this week for the state high school basketball tournament but where will it go next year?

  Anniston Bulldogs girls basketball wins first-ever championship

The Bulldogs won 61-51 over Deshler in the Class 4A girls’ finals.

  Pickens County wins 1A state championship

The two teams battled toe-to-toe the rest of the way as Pickens County climaxed its comeback with a 57-55 win to claim the AHSAA Class 1A Boys state basketball championship.

Propst, USA Academy part ways despite coaching announcement

Longtime high school football coach Rush Propst will not coach at USA Academy despite being officially announced as its head coach in early January

  Mountain Brook advances to 7A Championship with win over Fairhope

The Spartans (32-2) of Coach Bucky McMillan will meet Lee-Montgomery (32-1) in a much anticipated finals to close out 98th AHSAA 7A State Basketball Championships Saturday at 5:45 p.m.

  Spain Park to face Hoover in 7A State Championship

The victory sets up an all-Hoover state championship game Saturday at Legacy Arena for the second time in four years.

New head football coach at Shades Valley High School

Mitchell has compiled an overall record of 215-72 as a head coach. Over the last eight years his teams have appeared in the state championship game six times.

Sam Shade hired as new head coach at Pinson Valley High School

Shade played for Alabama in the 1990′s.

  Hoover girls advance, look to defend 7A state title

The defending 7A state champs have won six state championships and will face the winner of Spain Park/McGill-Toolen.

  Bessemer City advances to first-ever 6A State Championship game

The Tigers out-rebounded the Raiders 38-19.

  McAdory Girls advance to 6A State Championship game for first time in school history

The victory sends the Lady Yellow Jackets (28-7) into the Class 6A state finals Saturday at 12:30 p.m., to face two-time defending state champion Hazel Green (34-2).