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The Student News Source of Sparkman High School

The Crimson Crier

The Student News Source of Sparkman High School

The Crimson Crier

Brody Wallace

Brody Wallace, Sports Editor

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Twitch Utilizes Social Media for Good

Twitch Utilizes Social Media for Good

May 27, 2021

Twitch, a popular live streaming platform, is used to connect streamers with an audience and provide entertainment. Streamers make money from subscribers, who pay a monthly fee for special rewards, and...

Coach Dale Palmer lays it down for his team in a photograph, capturing their area title trophy.

Softball Ends Palmer Era With Loss to Fairhope

May 21, 2021

The first and only fastpitch softball coach, Dale Palmer, is retiring after 20 years with the Senators. Yet, that doesn’t mean that his career has to fizzle out. He’s ending his career going for it...

Coach Jamie Coggins gives direction from the sideline.

Boys Basketball Gets Second Win Of The Season

November 17, 2020

The varsity boys basketball team secured their second win of the season in a come-back victory against Bob Jones, 52-47. Junior Calen Lightford led the team with 22 points, followed by senior Trevon...

Senior Kameron Foley shows his emotion at dropping a pass.

Back-Up Quarterback Secures Win for Senators

November 3, 2020

Junior quarterback Luke Schomburg lofted a 31-yeard touchdown pass to sophomore Matthew Rozier with a little over three minutes to go in the fourth quarter to secure a 14-10 win over the Muscle Shoals...

The Senator defense gets to the Huntsville quarterback, shutting down their offense in a win, 43-12.

Senators Get Lopsided Win Over Huntsville

October 29, 2020

The Senators finished up area play with a lopsided victory over Huntsville High, 48-13. Three big plays in the first quarter boosted the team to a 20-0 lead, including a senior Nick Sawyer 29-yard run,...

The team celebrates after a big win.

Football Team Pommels Bob Jones, 31-0

October 2, 2020

The football team took care of business last night, romping rival Bob Jones 31-0. Senior quarterback Nick Sawyer threw two-second half touchdown passes to led the team to their fourth straight win....

Professional Sports Are Handling It Well During COVID

Professional Sports Are Handling It Well During COVID

September 11, 2020

Only a year ago, the American public was cheering on their favorite sports teams of all types. Unfortunately, that would all change in early March as a pandemic swept the country and the world. Leagues...

Sophomore Tyrese Elliott goes up for a lay-up against James Clemens.

Boys Basketball Claim Area, Advances to Regionals

February 11, 2020

Consistency is defined as the achievement of a level of performance that does not vary greatly in quality over time. In the sports world, consistency is key to a successful program. The boys varsity...

Senior Brooks Raby prepares to toss the ball down the lane. Raby played for the first time this season.

Bowling Teams Place in State Finals

February 3, 2020

At the end of the season, the varsity boys and girls bowling team kept the ball rolling and ended on a high note. With the girls finishing fourth and the boys placing first, the team has their sights already...

Junior Trevon Ragland dribbles past a Florence defender to get to the basket.

Boys Basketball Set to Play in Holiday Tournaments Over the Break

December 18, 2019

The holidays are a time of giving and friendliness and the boys basketball team is giving the gift of game.  The boys basketball team is taking a trip to Florida to compete, for the first time, in...

The Alabama Crimson Tide finished the season 10-2. To many teams, this was an excellent season, but to Bama it is considered a tough year.

Despite Tough Year, Bama Has Bright Future

December 17, 2019

The Alabama Crimson Tide football team has consistently been ranked high in the nation because of their skill and adaptiveness, and as of late, some doubts have been cast on the program. One thing analysts...

Getting into position, junior Austin Jennings waits for his instructor to give a command. Jennings teaches karate as well as takes courses.

Junior’s Passion for Karate Keeps Him Kicking

November 19, 2019

A tradition is something that is carried throughout the years, cherished by the ones who started it and the ones who learned about it. It adds quality to the tradition when one is great at what they...

Dribbling up the court, senior Ajana Toney look to pass the ball. The team was introduced to the community on Nov. 5 at the annual Meet the Senators event.

Girls Basketball Looks For Successful Season

November 8, 2019

As leaves fall from trees and temperatures drop, one part of the athletics is getting warmed up. It’s nearly the start of girls’ basketball season. After a 25-6 record and making it to the second...

Safety While Driving to School

Safety While Driving to School

October 3, 2019

It can take time to master the tasks that upperclassmen have to face in the mornings. It requires patience, cautiousness and an ability to follow the rules. Ducking and weaving through hordes of others...

Senior Dallas Baker gets hyped with coach Darwin Salaam during warm-ups.

Football Gets First Win Of The Season

September 4, 2019

The season started off with a 48-14 victory against Hazel Green last Friday, with the team now standing at a 1-0 record in the regular season. “To beat Gadsden our defense has to play well,” junior...

Seniors start their final year by picking up their schedules on Senator Day.

Seniors Ready To Tackle Final Year Of High School

August 16, 2019

While back to school specials are winding down and students are getting settled into their new classes, there are a few challenges the up and coming high schoolers have to face.  A few seniors have...

Shaggys is a great place to get tacos and burgers for under $10.


August 16, 2019

Shaggy's is a great place to get tacos and burgers for under $10.

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