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Photo by Jimmy Mitchell

The John Carroll Catholic High School football team only ascended from two wins in 2016 to three wins in 2017, but the margin of improvement was much wider than that in the eyes of head coach Logan Colafrancesco. more

John Carroll

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Photo by Layton Dudley

Homewood’s Josh Hall and Ben Teel were named to the Class 6A baseball all-state first team, as they led the Patriots to a 29-win season and an appearance in the quarterfinals. more

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Photo courtesy of John David Owen

The Joy League in Homewood recently completed its 61st consecutive season of daytime baseball. more

Homewood

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Sarah Finnegan

The Homewood High School indoor track and field teams swept the Class 6A state titles for the first time in program history on Saturday. more

Homewood

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Photo courtesy of Bill Mann.

The 2017 All-Metro South Conference softball team was announced earlier this spring more

Sports

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Photo by Sam Chandler.

HHS cross-country teams aim to defend state titles. more

Sports

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Photo by Kyle Parmley.

While on-court performance is the ultimate measuring stick of new Homewood High School volleyball head coach Krimson White, success in that area starts elsewhere. more

Sports

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Coach Logan Colafrancesco continues to push the Cavaliers in the 2017 season. more

Sports

Homewood Girls Basketball State Championships 2017

Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Patriots post particularly strong seasons. more

Sports

There is perhaps no greater evidence of the strides achieved by the Homewood Patriot Lacrosse organization than the hardware the middle school boys team brought home in May. more

Sports

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Photo courtesy of Homewood Tennis.

The Homewood High School girls tennis team finished off an outstanding season with a fourth-place finish at the Class 6A state tournament April 24-25 at the Jimmy Johns Tennis Center in Decatur. more

Sports

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Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

Team cohesiveness, fast-paced finish staples for program. more

Sports

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Photo courtesy of Mary Stephens Pugh.

A pair of John Carroll Catholic High School student-athletes signed to play college sports in a ceremony on April 12. more

Sports

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Hannah Barber knows what it takes to lead a team to a state championship. more

Sports

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Patriot, Spartan coaches use lessons passed down by mainstay Gerald Gann. more

Sports

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

News

Homewood Soccer Club

Photo by Sarah Finnegan

Participating in sports as a kid has a way of shaping a child’s life and sticking with them, even through to adulthood. Sometimes, those same sports can bring them back as coaches, too. more

Sports

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Homewood resident pursues MMA fighting career. more

People

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

For a small group of Homewood kids, chasing the puck is more important than the pigskin. more

Sports

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Photo by Todd Lester.

Trey Jemison, the 6-foot-11 center for the Homewood High School boys basketball team, has learned to keep up while he is still growing. more

Sports

  • Homewood VS Hueytown Football 2018

    Sarah Finnegan

    Homewood VS Hueytown Football 2018

    Homewood players celebrate after the Hoar Program Management Kickoff Classic game against Hueytown on August 23, 2018 at Seibert Stadium. The Patriots prevailed over the Golden Gophers 18-7 to win their first game of the season.

  • Homewood VS Hueytown Football 2018

    Sarah Finnegan

    Homewood VS Hueytown Football 2018

    John Firnberg (36) holds off a Hueytown player during the Hoar Program Management Kickoff Classic game againsy Hueytown on August 23, 2018 at Seibert Stadium. The Patriots prevailed over the Golden Gophers 18-7 to win their first game of the season.

  • Homewood VS Hueytown Football 2018

    Sarah Finnegan

    Homewood VS Hueytown Football 2018

    John Firnberg (36) gets fired up during the Hoar Program Management Kickoff Classic game againsy Hueytown on August 23, 2018 at Seibert Stadium. The Patriots prevailed over the Golden Gophers 18-7 to win their first game of the season.

  • Homewood VS Hueytown Football 2018

    Sarah Finnegan

    Homewood VS Hueytown Football 2018

    Michael Kash (24) celebrates during the Hoar Program Management Kickoff Classic game againsy Hueytown on August 23, 2018 at Seibert Stadium. The Patriots prevailed over the Golden Gophers 18-7 to win their first game of the season.

  • Homewood VS Hueytown Football 2018

    Sarah Finnegan

    Homewood VS Hueytown Football 2018

    The Homewood Patriot Marching Band performs during the Hoar Program Management Kickoff Classic game againsy Hueytown on August 23, 2018 at Seibert Stadium. The Patriots prevailed over the Golden Gophers 18-7 to win their first game of the season.

  • Homewood VS Hueytown Football 2018

    Sarah Finnegan

    Homewood VS Hueytown Football 2018

    Trae Ausmer (9) runs the ball during the Hoar Program Management Kickoff Classic game againsy Hueytown on August 23, 2018 at Seibert Stadium. The Patriots prevailed over the Golden Gophers 18-7 to win their first game of the season.

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Homewood Star September 2019