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19-year-old held after shots fired at Huffman High

March 15, 2016 by

AL.comHuffman High School students leave school after reports of shots fired prompted a lockdown, March 15, 2016. ... A Birmingham Police Department officer also fired his pistol. He was one of two ... reporter Jonathan Grass contributed to this report.

Huffman HS community mourns loss of beloved Coach Plump

February 16, 2016 by WTVM

WTVMBIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -. Huffman High School students, faculty and staff members are mourning the loss of a beloved coach who died suddenly. Coach Alan Plump was 52 years old. School officials said Plump died of an aneurysm on Monday. Plump left ...

National Signing Day 2016: Area colleges

February 3, 2016 by WTVM

WTVMBIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -. The next generation of college athletes will announce where they plan on attending school on Wednesday. At high schools nationwide, athletes are signing National Letters of Intent. Alabama is hoping to maintain its reputation ...

See Marcell Dareus' 'dream come true' with Birmingham caravan to Bills' game

October 13, 2015 by

AL.comA former Alabama standout, Dareus was a prep star at Huffman High School in Birmingham. The Wahouma Seminoles, Dareus' former park-ball program, and the Huffman High School football team were among of the approximately 400 people that Dareus ...

Huffman Vikings have eyes set on playoff berth

August 17, 2015 by WTVM

WTVMBIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -. Optimism is running rampant at Huffman High School surrounding the Vikings football team. Head coach Alex Wilson says there's a lot of raw talent this year, Last year Huffman finished with a record of 4-6 with two of those ...

Which Alabama high school has the most players in the NFL?

May 25, 2015 by

AL.comBuffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus tries to tackle San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers during an NFL game on Sept. 21, 2014, in Orchard Park, N.Y. Rivers played at Athens High School. Dareus played at Huffman High School. (AP Photo).

Huffman High 2015 valedictorian gives classmates sage advice at graduation

May 21, 2015 by

AL.comHuffman High 2015 valedictorian gives classmates sage advice at graduation. 1 / 25 ... Graduates line up for the Birmingham City Schools Huffman High School class of 2015 commencement ceremony, Thursday, May 21, 2015, at Bill Harris Arena. (Tamika ...

Huffman High Vikings wins Cash for College competition, continue to build academic success

April 15, 2015 by

AL.comHuffman High School wins FAFSA Challenge Huffman High School won Alabama Possible and Taco Bell Foundation for Teen's FAFSA February Challenge. ... Last year, only 39 percent of Birmingham City Schools' graduating seniors filed a FAFSA form.

Birmingham native and NFL vet Marcell Dareus donates $100k to rebuild hometown park

March 12, 2015 by

AL.comBuffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus celebrates after sacking Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith during an NFL game on Nov. 9, 2014, in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Huffman High School and University of Alabama standout has gifted $100,000 to ...

These Vikings went on a mission, and we're thrilled with where they landed

December 30, 2014 by

AL.comHuffman High School Principal John C. Lyons' rebranding effort extends to the cafeteria, where the Viking logo appears on cafeteria tables. Huffman has seen a 50-point increase in its graduation rate in the last four years. (Madison Underwood/

How Huffman High School's graduation rate shot up 50 points in 4 years

December 30, 2014 by

AL.comThe gains have been most dramatic at Huffman High School, on Birmingham's east side. There, Principal John C. Lyons has overseen a 50-percentage point jump in graduation rate since the 2009-2010 school year. In that year, only 205 of the 518 students ...

All about business: Monday forum focuses on economic development for east Birmingham

October 24, 2014 by

AL.comCouncilwoman Lashunda Scales Monday will present her second "Big Picture" town hall meeting 7 p.m. at the Huffman High School auditorium. Several government and business leaders will present. BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- When Lashunda Scales drives ...

Former Huffman High School teacher enters plea deal in student sex case; gets probation

October 20, 2014 by

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A former Huffman High School teacher, who was arrested on charges he had sexual relations with a 14-year-old student, pleaded guilty Monday to a reduced charge and was sentenced to probation in a plea deal with prosecutors.

Marcell Dareus out after failing Buffalo Bills' conditioning test - The Birmingham News

July 20, 2014 by

The Birmingham News - al.comMarcell Dareus takes a break to talk to assembled media during a free kids football camp he put on at Huffman High School in Birmingham, Ala. Dareus is a former Huffman football player who went on to star at the University of Alabama. He is now a ...

Young, black, HIV-positive: Maliek Powell speaks out as HIV increasingly hits younger age group in Jefferson County

July 18, 2014 by

al.comBIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Maliek Powell, 22, went back to Huffman High School in December to talk to students about HIV and AIDS. He had graduated from Huffman High in 2010. He learned he had HIV in 2012. He was 19. Now he's speaking out on the ...

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