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
  Center Point HS football returns to the practice field
Former Alabama QB named head coach for Sylacauga Aggies
New head football coach at Shades Valley High School
Sam Shade hired as new head coach at Pinson Valley High School

Sideline Video

  Calera DT Jayson Jones flips from Alabama to Oregon, admits he ‘battled depression’ throughout his recruiting process

Calera defensive tackle Jayson Jones is glad National Signing Day is finally over. Jones, who was committed to Alabama for a year-and-a-half, flipped his commitment and signed with the Oregon Ducks on Wednesday.

Bulldog puppy steals show during athlete’s signing day event

It’s all in the presentation when you’re about to sign a commitment to your school of choice, and the competition to be the most original can get 'ruff'.

Hueytown football “thankful” for donation from Jameis Winston

Jameis Winston, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback and a 2012 Hueytown High School graduate, is donating a total of $100,000 to Hueytown High School and Hueytown Middle School to be used for athletics.

  Oxford celebrates 6A football championship with special ceremony

The Oxford Yellow Jackets held a special ceremony Friday afternoon recognizing the football team and their 6A State Championship win over Spanish Fort in December.

  Piedmont holds Championship Celebration for football team

The Piedmont community came together Friday morning to celebrate the football team with a special ceremony.

Bama commit from Lanett High School wins Mr. Football award

Story led the Panthers (15-0) to an undefeated season and the Class 1A state title this past season. He has also signed with the University of Alabama.

9-year-old LSU superfan from Alabama witnesses national championship win

A young LSU superfan from Alabama got to enjoy the sights and sounds of LSU’s historic national championship in New Orleans.

  Two-time 6A state championship coach Patrick Nix leaving Pinson Valley for Central-Phenix City

Pending Central-Phenix City Board of Education approval, Patrick Nix is expected to be named the new head football coach of the Central (Phenix City) High School Red Devils.

2020 brings new AHSAA school classifications

The Alabama High School Athletic Association, or AHSAA, is reclassifying some schools for the upcoming 2020-21 and 2021-22 school years.

  Sideline band of the year is Hewitt-Trussville HS Husky Marching Band

The Hewitt-Trussville High School Husky Marching Band received the most votes from the Sideline online poll to determine the WBRC Band of the year. Scott Waid's 285 member strong group was too good with its halftime show called "One giant Leap," to honor the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing.

  Jacksonville’s historic season ends with loss to UMS-Wright in 4A State Championship

UMS-Wright defeated Jacksonville 28-17 to win the Bulldogs third straight 4A State Championship.

  Thompson dominates Central Phenix City 40-14 to win 7A state championship

Thompson High School senior quarterback Sawyer Pate was 14-of-22 passing for 239 yards and two touchdowns and also rushed for two short scores to lead the Warriors past defending Class 7A state champion Central-Phenix City 40-14 Wednesday night in the Super 7.

AHSAA Playoffs: Semifinal results and Super 7 pairings

Semi-final results are in and championship matchups are on our mind.

POLL: Who was your favorite WBRC Sideline Band of the Week?

We feature a Band of the Week every episode and need your help with picking which 2019 band selection was best.

  Oxford ready to host back-to-back 6A state champs Pinson Valley in semifinals

Oxford is one game away from clinching a spot in the 6A State Championship game, and that’s where WBRC is headed for our Sideline Game of the Week!

  Thompson HS band is all about the Warrior love

“Our halftime show can get up to 200 beats with a lot of movement. We have challenged the squad and they have responded.”

WBRC Sideline High School football semifinals

Can you believe it’s the Semifinals? Here’s where we’ll be this week.

  Love bloomed on Sideline back in the 1990s for Erwin HS standout Rob Pate

Rob and Dana Pate started dating in eighth grade back in the early 1990's. Their relationship grew in high school on Sideline, More than 25 years later the couple is married with five children. High school and sideline paved the way for an incredible love story.

AHSAA round 3 scores and round 4 matchups

Who made it out of round three and on to round 4 of the playoffs?

Sideline Game of the Week: Thompson beats Hoover 35-21 to advance to second-straight 7A State Championship game

The Thompson Warriors beat Hoover 35-21 Friday night in the 7A semifinals to advance to the 7A State Championship game for the second straight year.

  Thompson ready for rematch vs. Hoover in 7A semifinals

The Thompson Warriors will host Hoover in a 7A semifinal rematch Friday night for our Sideline Game of the Week.

Hoover football to open next season in the Mercedes-Benz Dome in Atlanta

The Hoover High School football team will play their first game of the 2020 season at the Mercedes-Benz Dome in Atlanta in the Corky Kell Classic.