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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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Jimmy Mitchell

The Vestavia Hills High School football team rumbled past Huffman on Thursday night, improving to 2-2 on the season and 2-1 in Class 7A, Region 3 play. more

Sep 21, 2017 11:20 PM Sports 2 Comments

Vestavia vs Oak Mountain

Layton Dudley

The Vestavia Hills High School football team earned its first win of the season last Friday. This week, the Rebels will try to build on that victory when they travel to Huffman. more

Sep 19, 2017 2:49 PM Sports

Vestavia vs Oak Mountain

Layton Dudley

The Vestavia Hills High School football and volleyball teams were in action this past week. more

Sep 18, 2017 2:09 PM , Sports

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Photo by Ted Melton

Vestavia Hills hosts Oak Mountain on Friday night in a Class 7A, Region 3 contest. more

Sep 12, 2017 9:53 AM Sports

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Photo by Ted Melton

The Vestavia Hills High School athletic teams have begun competing this fall. Get the rundown on their performances so far. more

Sep 11, 2017 3:23 PM , Sports

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Photo by Ted Melton.

The Vestavia Hills High School football team fell to Spain Park on Friday night in its Class 7A, Region 3 opener. more

Sep 8, 2017 10:59 PM Sports

Vestavia Hills Volleyball

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The Vestavia Hills High School volleyball team fell to Mountain Brook on Thursday night in straight sets. more

Sep 7, 2017 9:16 PM Sports

Vestavia Hills Football

Photo by Todd Lester

The Vestavia Hills High School football team opens its regular season against Homewood, which it hasn't lost to since 2006. more

Aug 29, 2017 1:00 PM Sports

Vestavia Hills Football

Photo courtesy of Todd Kwarcinski.

Vestavia Hills High School senior Jake Pratt, who has Down Syndrome, scored a roughly 35-yard rushing touchdown in his team's preseason jamboree against Briarwood Christian. A video posted to social media by his sister, Amy, has gone viral. more

Aug 26, 2017 1:36 PM Sports

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Photos by Sam Chandler.

Rebel boys cross-country team aiming for first state appearance — and more — since 2013. more

Aug 18, 2017 11:31 AM Sports

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Photo by Todd Lester.

VHHS senior Spencer Lawson adapts to life at free safety. more

Aug 18, 2017 11:19 AM Sports

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Photo courtesy of Louisville Athletics.

VHHS alumnus Watterson Young set for fall soccer season at Louisville. more

Jul 25, 2017 10:56 AM Sports

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

VHHS rising senior Carl Nesbitt earned All-America status at June’s New Balance Nationals. more

Jul 25, 2017 10:49 AM Sports

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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

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