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.
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.
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.
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.
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.