Oak Mountain

Girl power: The battle for women’s wrestling to be a sanctioned sport in Alabama

There is a new brand of athlete emerging, breathing life into a sport that had been dwindling in numbers. All across the U.S. these athletes ... Read more

2 months ago by Alec Etheredge.

Staying ready: Oak Mountain coaches adjust to changes amid COVID-19

Holding a pair of paint cans, one in each hand, Steward Carlisle lunges off the front steps of his home down his walkway where he ... Read more

2 months ago by Alec Etheredge.

COLUMN: Sports may be canceled, but their lessons prepared us

It took a few days for me to find the words, to process it all—the spring sports season has ended… almost two months early. Read more

2 months ago by Alec Etheredge.

AHSAA releases statement on cancellation of spring sports

For the county, it was shaping up to be a historic spring with five soccer teams, two baseball teams and one softball team ranked No. ... Read more

2 months ago by Alec Etheredge.

Oak Mountain’s season halted as No. 1 team in country

Fresh off a win against rival and state No. 1 Vestavia Hills, the Oak Mountain Eagles were feeling as confident as ever. The Eagles were ... Read more

2 months ago by Alec Etheredge.

2019-20 All-County girls basketball team named

With a state champion, two Final Four teams, three Elite Eight teams and five Sweet 16 teams, the 2019-20 girls basketball season featured plenty of ... Read more

2 months ago by Alec Etheredge.

Baseball rankings loaded with county teams, two at No. 1

While there is a lot of uncertainty surrounding the remainder of the 2020 baseball season due to coronavirus, there is no second guessing the talent ... Read more

2 months ago by Alec Etheredge.

Crawford, Keith, Nelson named to All-State boys team

Following a historic basketball season in Shelby County, three Shelby County basketball players have been named to the 2019-20 All-State boys basketball team released on ... Read more

3 months ago by Alec Etheredge.

All-County 2019-20 basketball team named

The 2019-20 boys basketball season is one that won’t soon be forgotten. Featuring Oak Mountain’s run to its first Final Four in school history, Elite ... Read more

3 months ago by Alec Etheredge.

Oak Mountain’s Love named Coach of the Year

In his trek at Oak Mountain High School, head boys basketball coach Chris Love has seen it all. He’s had teams that were good, he’s ... Read more

3 months ago by Alec Etheredge.

Zane Nelson earns Player of the Year honor

Going into his senior year at Oak Mountain High School, Zane Nelson decided to give up on playing football for the Eagles and focus on ... Read more

3 months ago by Alec Etheredge.

Shelby County Schools cancels all sporting events until April 3

With the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) precautions have been taken across the country, specifically in the sports world, and on Friday, March 13, sports will ... Read more

3 months ago by Alec Etheredge.

No. 2 Oak Mountain hands No. 1 Vestavia first loss

The Oak Mountain Eagles proved just how dangerous they can be this year on Thursday, March 12, when they squared off in a top-two battle ... Read more

3 months ago by Alec Etheredge.

Chelsea and Shelby County No. 1, 6 others ranked in first baseball poll

The first ASWA baseball rankings of the 2020 season are here and Shelby County teams made a statement by having two No. 1 teams, five ... Read more

3 months ago by Alec Etheredge.

Moraski’s walk-off double leads Oak Mountain past Briarwood

The Oak Mountain Eagles got a big walk-off win on Tuesday, March 10, as they emerged from a back-and-forth contest with the Briarwood Christian Lions ... Read more

3 months ago by Alec Etheredge.

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