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Former Alabama high school star athlete shot to death by Shelby County deputy after chase in stolen SUV

June 22, 2016 by AL.com

AL.comCarol Robinson | crobinson@al.com By Carol Robinson | crobinson@al.com ... A former Birmingham high school standout athlete arrested just two months ago on drug and gun charges was shot to death early this morning by a Shelby County sheriff's deputy ...

Huffman HS teacher raises money, plans summer 'Geek Squad Academy'

May 26, 2016 by WTVM

WTVMBIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -. One day after schools closed for the 2015-16 academic year, Huffman High School teacher Justin Sanders reported for duty. Student chairs were placed upside down and on top of desks, while Sanders plugged away on his ...

This Teacher Took a Leave of Absence to Serve a Prison Sentence for Selling Guns

May 11, 2016 by VICE

VICEThe former social studies instructor at Huffman High School in Birmingham, Alabama, was arrested in 2014 over charges of sexual contact with a student. Awful though that may be, he probably wasn't the worst teacher-harasser America's ever seen. But the ...

Before Preying on Students, This Teacher Did Time for Selling Guns

May 11, 2016 by VICE

VICEThe former social studies instructor at Huffman High School in Birmingham, Alabama, was arrested in 2014 over charges of sexual contact with a student. Awful though that may be, he probably wasn't the worst teacher-harasser America's ever seen. But the ...

Felon teacher was cleared by Alabama Department of Education, went on to run sex-for-grades scheme

May 10, 2016 by AL.com

AL.comShe wrote that the agency didn't notify Birmingham City Schools. Smith has been accused of running a sex-for-grades scheme out of his Huffman High classroom, according to a lawsuit filed by a former student of his. One victim told AL.com that Smith ...

Gun-Dealing Ninth-Grade Teacher Traded Sex for Grades

May 9, 2016 by Daily Beast

Daily BeastAn Alabama history teacher who allegedly offered A's in exchange for sex also moonlighted as a black-market gun dealer, records show. Phillip Smith III, of Birmingham, was indicted on ... Birmingham City Schools and the city's board of education ...

Gun-dealing Alabama teacher ran sex-for-grades scheme after school system failed to unearth his criminal past

May 9, 2016 by AL.com

AL.com... flirting and joking during school. In December 2013, that teacher, 41-year-old Phillip Smith III, turned his attention to 14-year-old Ann, a freshman at Huffman High School in Birmingham. During a test, he pulled her desk close to his and addressed ...

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

March 15, 2016 by AL.com

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 ... AL.com 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.com

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 ...

Huffman High 2015 valedictorian gives classmates sage advice at graduation

May 21, 2015 by AL.com

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.com

AL.comLittle by little, year by year, Birmingham's Huffman High School is proving itself to be one of the community's greatest academic success stories. Yesterday, the school's seniors received a free breakfast from Taco ... I'd totally go back). Earlier ...

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

March 12, 2015 by AL.com

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 ...

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