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CBS 42 Two-A-Days: Woodlawn Colonels

August 10, 2017 by WIAT 42

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT)- It's a new era at Woodlawn High School as the Colonels try to recapture the glory days. This season they do it with a very familiar face. George Bates was let go at Minor last season after going 11-2. We know the man can coach.

Hewitt-Trussville High hires Herbert Clark as girls track coach

July 26, 2017 by Trussvilletribune

TrussvilletribuneClark, who most recently was at G.W. Carver in Birmingham, has six years of high school experience after seven years at the middle school level. He has won two high school championships. Clark also coached at Woodlawn HIgh. He has a bachelors degree in ...

Which Birmingham football program will end losing ways in 2017?

July 9, 2017 by

AL.comWoodlawn is one of several Birmingham-area high school football programs aiming for respect. And winning is the best way to earn respect on Friday nights in the fall. Problem is, Woodlawn has won four games during the last four seasons, including a 2-8 ...

Woodlawn football looks to "Rebuild the Castle"

July 6, 2017 by Alabama's News Leader

Alabama's News LeaderBIRMINGHAM, Ala. — If you were active on social media on Monday, you might have spotted #RebuildTheCastle. That comes courtesy of the Woodlawn High School and it's new football coach George Bates, who says the front of the school looks "like a ...

George Bates, new Woodlawn football coach, wants to #RebuildTheCastle

June 28, 2017 by

AL.comWoodlawn, the high school football team featured in the 2015 film, 'Woodlawn,' has a new football coach. And George Bates wants to return Woodlawn to its former winning glory. Bates already has a hashtag: #RebuildTheCastle. Bates, a Midfield graduate ...

George Bates takes over as Woodlawn High School head football coach

June 28, 2017 by Alabama's News Leader

Alabama's News LeaderWOODLAWN, Ala. — George Bates has been hired as head football coach at Woodlawn High School. Bates takes over the Colonels after a 3-year stint at Minor, where he led the Tigers to a 26-11 record and three straight playoff appearances. Last year the ...

Birmingham Housing Authority recognizes its own, including one of nation's top track stars

June 15, 2017 by Birmingham Times

Birmingham TimesJayla Kirkland, a graduate of Woodlawn High School, is regarded as Alabama's fastest runner and among the top track stars in the nation and will attend Florida State University on a full athletic scholarship. Paris Stevens, a graduate of Carver High ...

Guard Javien Williams transferring from UAB

May 10, 2017 by

AL.comJavien Williams, a key rotation player for UAB as a true freshman, is transferring out of the program, has learned. The 6-foot-4 Williams, who won 6A Player of the Year honors at Woodlawn High School in Birmingham in 2016, played in all 33 games ...

Early learning center opens in Birmingham's Woodlawn after $7.2 million raised

May 10, 2017 by

AL.comRushton said the early learning center is accredited by the Alabama Department of Human Resources. The center offers a ... Rushton said priority will be given to Woodlawn residents, and children who will later attend Woodlawn High School. "I am hoping ...

Education in Birmingham: Behind the Desk

April 11, 2017 by Weld for Birmingham (blog)

Weld for Birmingham (blog)“I realized that if I wanted to help people or make an impact on people, then teaching people is the best way to do it,” said Scotty Feltman, a science teacher at Woodlawn High School. Feltman in February was named the Birmingham School District's ...

“Teacher of the Year” awarded to Woodlawn High School science instructor

February 23, 2017 by Birmingham Times

Birmingham TimesBirmingham City Schools' Interim Superintendent Dr. Larry Contri and other administrators recently surprised Woodlawn High School science teacher Scotty Feltman with the news that he'd been selected as “Teacher of the Year” for the school district ...

Woodlawn High graduate strives to be first black governor of Alabama

February 15, 2017 by

AL.comWoodlawn High graduate Jarrell Jordan wants to become the first black governor of Alabama. With a spirit of humbled confidence, Jarrell Jordan is black history in the making. As he crisscrosses Morehouse College campus in Atlanta, the Birmingham native ...

The Transformative Power of a Vacant Lot: An Interview with The Nature Conservancy's Francesca Gross

January 5, 2017 by Huffington Post

Huffington PostHere in Birmingham, the first Conservation Lab is currently under construction in Woodlawn. We are mentoring Woodlawn High School students in the Environmental Science Early College program on the benefits of low-impact design for vacant land in their ...

Wenonah, Ramsay reach Alabama football championships

November 29, 2016 by Alabama NewsCenter

Alabama NewsCenterWill Moore releases a jubilant yell after his Wenonah Dragons defeated Briarwood Christian 14-8 on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, in the Class 5A Alabama High School Athletic Association playoffs. Wenonah joins Ramsay as two Birmingham City Schools to reach ...

Wenonah, Ramsay reach state football championships, first time ever for two city teams in same post season

November 28, 2016 by Birmingham Times

State Sen. Rodger Smitherman, D-Birmingham, and interim Birmingham School Superintendent Larry Contri congratulate Ramsay coach Reuben Nelson after his Rams beat Austin 25-14 to win their Class 6A Alabama High School Athletic Association semifinal on ...

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