Hubbertville’s JV team wins championship

Shown from left, front: Kane Rushing, Braylon Hill, Kason Tucker, Atticus Gray, Grayson Minor, Kruz Kizzire, Gavin Hubbert, Steven Hester, Hunter Rochester, Landon Dodd, Hunter Aaron and Sam Webb. Back: Coach Daniel Basher, Coach Harper Hynds, Coach Trent Hill, Jase Hill, Adam Brand, Cole Brand, Ceth Hollingsworth, Lane Barnes, Charles Keeton, Blaize Wakefield, Banks Lowery, Tyler Stricklin, Sam Tidwell, Lawson Dodd, Kaiden Tucker, Logan Cox, Coach Caleb Hynds, Coach Jarod Dunavant and Gage Whitten.

The Hubbertville Junior Varsity football team capped off an undefeated season by defeating Hackleburg 36-0 in the North Alabama Conference championship game, played on Oct. 3 at Hubbertville.

Hubbertville School celebrates 100 years of excellence

Former Hubbertville Guidance Counselor Diane Fisher (left) is shown with her mother JoNell Hollingsworth, who served as the Home Economics teacher at Hubbertville for many years.

Hubbertville School celebrated its 100th year of existence on Saturday, Nov. 4 by inviting alumni, students, family, community members and friends to the school for a time of nostalgia and reminiscing. Many people attended the historic event, and were welcomed by current Hubbertville School Principal Tim Dunavant during a short program held in the school’s gymnasium.


Lynn defeats Hubbertville 56-33 in season finale for the Lions

Pictured is Hubbertville’s offensive lineman. From left: Kobyn Johnson (60), Tucker Bowen (50), Bryce Afshar (61), Heath Dunavant (64), Levi Williams (1) and Ronnie Minor (40).

On Friday night, the Lions hosted the Lynn Bears, the top team in Region Five. The Lions received the kickoff  and started its opening possession at its 35-yard line. Utilizing runs by T.J. Keeton, Ronnie Minor and Cole Brand, the Lions’ moved the ball out to the 42-yard line.

Pickens County defeats the Lions

Kane Rushing (23) of Hubbertville is shown in pursuit of the Pickens County quarterback.

The Pickens County Tornadoes visited Wiley Hollingsworth Stadium on Friday night to face the Lions. Winning the coin toss, the Tornadoes elected to receive, sending Santonio Jones and Kemaurion Plott back to receive the opening kickoff. However, Kristofer Witherspoon recovered Tucker Bowen’s short kick at the 47-yard line.

Lions defeat Berry in cross-county rilvalry

Landon Wright (54) of Hubbertville is shown tackling Kemari Hollingsworth (5) of Berry.

The Lions boarded buses and traveled to Berry to meet their cross-county rivals. Following the coin toss, Mason Parr’s opening kick was received at the 25-yard line by Coby McCarley, with Max Westbrook and Noah Morrison on the stop. With runs by T.J. Keeton and Blaize Wakefield, the Lions advanced the ball to midfield, where the opening possession came to a halt.

State Superintendent visits Hubbertville School

State Superintendent of Education Dr. Eric Mackey (back, center) is shown visiting Ashley Cannon’s classroom.

Alabama State Superintendent of Education Dr. Eric Mackey, along with state staff officials, visited Hubbertville School on Sept. 27. Mackey, as well as Chief of Staff Chuck Marcum, Executive Director of the School Superintendents of Alabama Ryan Hollingsworth, and Alabama State Board of Education District 7 member Belinda McRae were in attendance.


Hubbertville defeats Brilliant

Miles Dozier (17) is shown running for a huge gain against Brilliant.

Hubbertville returned to region play on Friday night, traveling to Brilliant to face the Tigers. Following Tucker Bowen’s opening kick, Brilliant’s offense, led by quarterback Brooks McLemore, began its opening possession at its 32-yard line. Back to back penalties left the Tigers facing fourth down and 15, sending Bruin Hulsey back to punt the ball away.