Before the 2019 season began, Coach Judy Green was asked who would be a contributor to her squad who hadn’t received the preseason hype of some of her teammates. She paused for a moment, but answered directly. “I think one person who’s going to be a factor in how well we do is our setter, Kelsey Tangle. This year she has grown to another level in terms of her ability to set,” said Green. “I’m thrilled with her development. She is a tremendous leader and you know what you’re g
The game of the week turned into the game of the year as Mountain Brook came to battle Thompson in a top five matchup for region supremacy. The Spartans came to play and emptied the playbook in Warrior Stadium, but no. 1 Thompson orchestrated a fourth quarter comeback to take their second region title in three years, 33-21.
Mountain Brook (7-1, 5-1) started on their own 17, but broke into the middle of the field on a long run by Strother Gibbs. Gibbs would lead the team dow
The #1 ranked Thompson Warriors faced a tough road test in the 9th ranked Vestavia Hills, but emerged victorious using a big third quarter to put away from the scrappy Rebels, 35-21 Friday, Oct 11.
“I thought our defensive guys did a great job adjusting and that’s what football is,” said Thompson head coach Mark Freeman. “We’re playing good teams and coaches every week and I’m really proud of all our players, because you can come into a place like this and beat yourself.”
The Thompson Warriors took their show on the road to Spain Park and got tested en route to earning their fourth region win Friday, Oct 4. The Jaguars gave their best effort, but Thompson scored four consecutive touchdowns between the third and fourth quarters to seal the game and leave no doubt, 47-23. The county opponents both had bye weeks before the matchup and it showed as the game’s first half was particularly muddled with both teams struggling to find their rhythm on of