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SAM CHANDLER

Starnes Publishing assistant sports editor and community reporter Sam Chandler completed a fellowship at The Washington Post after his graduation from Samford. more

Jun 2, 2017 2:31 PM People

Sam Chandler, a sports writer for Starnes Publishing since October 2015, won first place in the Best Sportswriter competition and the current events on-site competition for the 2017 Southeast Journalism Conference. more

Feb 24, 2017 3:43 PM News

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Photo courtesy of Forge Fitness.

The two-day event is hosted by Forge Fitness Powered by CrossFit Shades, a CrossFit gym in Vestavia Hills, and the competition features a multitude of events for both individuals and teams. more

Jul 24, 2017 4:10 PM People

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Cahaba Heights resident Charles Thompson a staple on track and field scenes. more

Jun 23, 2017 1:58 PM Sports

Carl Nesbitt

Sarah Finnegan

Carl Nesbitt, a rising senior at Vestavia Hills High School, earned a sixth-place finish at New Balance Nationals in Greensboro, North Carolina. more

Jun 21, 2017 2:08 PM Sports

Starnes Publishing assistant sports editor and community reporter Sam Chandler completed a fellowship at The Washington Post after his graduation from Samford. more

Jun 2, 2017 2:31 PM People

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Walter Thomas and James Sweeney won individual titles in Gulf Shores more

May 22, 2017 2:12 PM Sports

Outdoor Track and Field State Championships 2017

Sarah Finnegan

Colin Scollard and Taylor Trotman secured sixth-place finishes in their respective events on the final day of the Class 7A state track and field meet. more

May 7, 2017 3:39 AM Sports

Outdoor Track and Field State Tournament 2017

Sarah Finnegan

Vestavia Hills High School junior James Sweeney posted a breakthrough performance on Friday at the Class 4A-7A state meet, winning the 7A boys 3,200-meter run. more

May 5, 2017 8:02 PM Sports

Outdoor Track and Field State Tournament 2017

Sarah Finnegan

Vestavia Hills High School senior Walter Thomas won the Class 7A boys shot put competition on Thursday at the 4A-7A state outdoor track and field meet in Gulf Shores. more

May 5, 2017 12:40 AM Sports

Vestavia Hills Track and Field

Sam Chandler

The Hoover High School boys and girls and track field teams showed why they're the favorites to win Class 7A titles at this coming week's state meet. The Vestavia boys secured a second-place finish. more

Apr 30, 2017 2:09 PM Sports

Vestavia Outdoor Track and Field

Sam Chandler

Vestavia Hills High School senior Walter Thomas signed a letter of intent last week to continue his track and field career at the University of South Alabama. more

Apr 17, 2017 1:32 PM Sports

Mountain Brook Invitational

Sam Chandler

Local stars shined at the Mountain Brook Invitational track and field meet, which drew more than 75 teams and 2,000 athletes to Mountain Brook High School this past weekend. more

Apr 17, 2017 10:15 AM Sports

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Photo by Sam Chandler.

Walter Thomas couldn’t believe he was there, standing on the highest step of the podium with a gold medal draped around his neck. more

Feb 27, 2017 9:21 AM Sports 3 Comments

Vestavia soccer

Sam Chandler

The Vestavia Hills High Schools boys soccer team tied Oak Mountain, 2-2, in its season opener on Monday night at Thompson Reynolds Stadium. more

Feb 13, 2017 11:43 PM Sports

Vestavia VS Hoover Boys Basketball

Sarah Finnegan

The Vestavia Hills High School boys basketball team was outscored 33-11 in the second half of Saturday's game against Hoover in the Class 7A, Area 5 tournament final. more

Feb 11, 2017 10:09 PM Sports

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Photo by Sam Chandler.

Distance runner proves he’s one of the elite. more

Jan 27, 2017 2:07 PM Sports

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Photo by Todd Lester

The Vestavia Hills High School basketball team fell to Mountain Brook on Tuesday in the second round of the Steel City Invitational at Samford University's Pete Hanna Center. more

Dec 20, 2016 8:26 PM Sports

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Photo by Sam Chandler.

The Vestavia Hills High School cross-country teams capped strong seasons at the AHSAA State Cross Country Championships Nov. 12. more

Nov 23, 2016 9:12 AM Sports

Cross Country

Sam Chandler

Vestavia Hills' James Sweeney posted a runner-up finish at the Class 7A, Section 3 cross-country meet. He, along with five other Rebels, earned wild-card spots for the state meet. more

Nov 3, 2016 8:00 PM Sports

Vestavia Hills Football

Photo by Todd Lester

The Vestavia defense forced five turnovers, and running back Toliver Chatwood rushed for three touchdowns in the Rebels' 34-12 victory over Helena. more

Sep 23, 2016 11:20 PM Sports

Vestavia cross country

Sam Chandler

Vestavia Hills High School cross-country runners Bryce Hutchinson and Sasha Allison set the tone for the Rebels on Saturday morning at the Chickasaw Trails Invitational. more

Sep 10, 2016 7:45 PM Sports

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