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 DeVonta Smith announced he would return to Tuscaloosa for his senior season, no one knew how big of an impact he’d make on college football. But even during a year of uncertainty due to the coronavirus, Smith always found a way to prove why he was the best.
Jade Eldridge has been wrestling since 2010, after her dad encouraged her to give the sport a try. In her short career, Jade quickly became one of the best wrestlers in her home state of New York. But, now that she's in Alabama, a new challenge lies ahead: competing with the boys.
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.