District News

Birmingham City Schools Has New, and Old, Faces in Basketball Coaches

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On Tuesday, May 14th, the Birmingham City School Board of Education approved four new basketball coaches to lead our high schools in the 2019-2020 school year.

Birmingham City School alumnus, James Nabors and Trellice Moore, will lead their high school programs in 2019. Jackson-Olin alumnus, Coach Nabors, returns home to lead the boys’ team for the Mustangs, and Coach Moore, the first ever winner of the Emmanuel “Tubb” Bell Award, will serve as his predecessor for the Lady Dragons!

In addition to Coach Moore and Coach Nabors, the district welcomes one AHSAA State Champion coach, JoVanka Ward, to the district and welcomes back a three time AHSAA Champion, Ivan Lane. Coach Ward will takeover as the Head Girls’ Basketball Coach of the Ramsay High School Lady Rams, and Coach Lane will lead his third BCS program as the Head Boys’ Basketball Coach of Carver High School.

We are looking forward to seeing everyone out in support of all the BCS programs this year!


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BCS Scholars Named to ASWA All-State Basketball Team

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With four teams from the Birmingham City School District advancing to the Final Four, and the Dragons winning the 5A State Championship, you knew there would be a large representation of BCS scholars selected as Alabama Sports Writer Association All-State Basketball Team members!

For the first time, the Lady Rams of Carver High School advanced to the final four! As a result of their outstanding season, sophomore guard Randrea Wright is 2nd team 6A All-State, and head coach Jarvis Wilson was named ASWA 6A Coach of the Year! Huffman High School’s senior guard, Eddie Smith, is a 3rd team 6A ASWA All-State selection.

Ramsay High School was represented on both the girls and boys 5A ASWA All-State teams with senior forward Aniyah Smith as a 3rd team selection and junior guard Kisean Johnson as a 2nd team selection.

The Dragons round out the all-state teams with three selections. The Lady Dragons’ Thaniya Marks, senior forward, is a 2nd team 5A selection, and the champion’s back court mates, guards Cameron Tucker, 1st team, and Justin Minter, 2nd team closeout this stellar list of athletes!

#BCSPride #BCSProud

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