Hailey Sutton joined the WSFA 12 Sports team in December 2019. Originally from Red Oak, Texas, Hailey spent nearly two years working as the weekday sports anchor and reporter for KFBB News in Great Falls, Montana. She has rodeo, six-man football, professional basketball and everything in between!
A former collegiate soccer player, Hailey graduated from Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology before obtaining her Master of Journalism in 2018.
When she’s not on the sidelines, Hailey enjoys playing with her two dogs, Max and Toby, checking out the local museums and trying new restaurants.
When Granger Shook graduated from Trinity Presbyterian School, he left as a state champion. Earlier this year, he returned to his alma mater as the new head football coach in what he calls a dream come true.
Last week, we took you to Smith Mountain and showed you the beautiful views of Lake Martin from the fire tower, but did you know it’s actually a part of a bigger trail system? This week we’re learning more about the Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trail System.
Before the creation of the Lake Martin Dam, much of the forest surrounding the lake was cleared away due to poor agricultural efforts, leaving the land a victim of erosion. Step in the Alabama Power Company, who made great strides in saving the shoreline by building the Smith Mountain Fire Tower.
Roland Cooper State Park is tucked away Camden, located in the heart of the Alabama Black Belt in Wilcox County. It’s nestled right along the Alabama River. Instead of walking along the shore-side, we decided to buckle up our life jackets, pack up some canoes, and head out on the water.
If you're looking for a place to cool off this summer, head out to Blue Springs State Park in Clio, Alabama. With water that stays 68 degrees year round. It's a perfect place to escape from the Alabama heat.
Former Alabama linebacker Rashaan Evans and his foundation, the Razor Foundation, donated more than $40,000 worth of equipment to the Loachapoka football program; a gift that some of the players have never received.
The Park Crossing Thunderbirds are entering 2020 with a new mindset and a new leader. Former Loachapoka head coach LC Cole returns to Montgomery to take over the program, and hopefully help the bird take flight.
Chip Lindsey is entering his second year as head coach of the Troy Trojans, and it has been a challenging summer adjusting to a new normal due to coronavirus protocols. But the return to camp on August 7 gave the Trojans a sense of normalcy ahead of an uncertain season.
"The expectation is where it's always been at. We've only got one returning starter off last year's team in Anden Hilyer, so that's the challenge," said head Coach Bobby Carr. "But our kids have been responding.