OVER THE MOUNTAIN JOURNAL
THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 2010 • 17
2010 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PREVIEW
of tackle Austin Moro. Despite being only a sophomore, Moro is 6-3 and weighs 240, and he’s already a 300-pound bench presser. “We’re really excited Date Opponent Location about him,” Harris said. “He’s strong and he runs Aug. 27 Buckhorn Home very well. If he progresses like he should, he’ll be an Sept. 3 Pelham Away SEC-caliber player one Sept. 10 Hoover Home day.” The rest of the starting Sept. 16 Spain Park Away defensive line will consist of seniors Tony Fusco and Sept. 24 Northridge Home Hayden Long and sophoOct. 1 Thompson Away more Lloyd Time, who “has the potential to be a Oct. 8 Mountain Brook Away big-time Division I prospect,” said Harris. Oct. 15 Homewood Home Joining Redwine as one of the starting cornerbacks Oct. 22 Vestavia Hills Away is senior Bryant Kelley, Oct. 29 Pinson Valley Home who, Harris said, “is another solid leader who will be very dependable and do a good job.” there, and he should be playing somewhere Junior Cameron Bice (in college) next year.” and sophomore Barrett Gossett are expectAl Davis will be a first-year starter ed to start at the safety positions. at linebacker, but Harris said the senior “We have a small senior class,” Harris already has established himself as one of said. “We have good leadership in that the team’s key leaders. group, but it’s not really big in numbers. So “He does everything you ask him to we’re going to be a young team. do to the best of his ability, and he pretty “But they are good players, and what much demands that out of his teammates,” they lack in experience, they’ve made Harris said. “He’s a great leader for us and up for it by working very hard. They’ve puts on very positive peer pressure when earned the opportunity to be out there. needed.” “It will definitely pay dividends down On the defensive line, Harris said he the road for us.” ❖ is particularly excited about the potential
2010 Oak Mountain High School Football Schedule
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HILLS, HOOVER, AND NORTH SHELBY COUNTY JUNE 17, 2010
A Golden Night for Ball of Roses
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their beautiful gowns at the Country Club of Birmingham. Nearly 70 young women dressed in The Ballet Guild of Birmingham recently presented the 50th Ball of Roses Brooke and Rita Cecil the ball were, from left: William W. Brooke with daughter Sarah Margaret with long, white gloves were presented this year. Among those attending Sander Wright with father Andrew Wright III. See Social, page 10.
is always a special time, and even The Fourth Annual Funky Monkey Silent Auction is set Graduation your father who is graduating for June 24. The event at the B&A Warehouse will benefit more so when it’s from your alma mater. See Life, page 8. Camp Smile-A-Mile. See About Town, page 5.
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Looking for a different way to celebrate the big day? Check out some of the unique wedding venues the area has to offer. See Weddings & Engagements, page 18.
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An overview of high school football in the Over the Mountain Communities for 2010