Jefferson County, Alabama Elects Its First Black Sheriff

Democrat Mark Pettway defeated longtime Republican incumbent Mike Hale, making Pettway the first African-American sheriff in the county whose largest city is Birmingham.

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2015 CIF All-City Football Teams: Division I

Coach of the Year: Manuel Douglas, Narbonne High School Player of the Year: Roman Ale, senior quarterback, Narbonne Offensive Player of the Year: DeVaughn Cooper, senior wide receiver, Narbonne Defensive Player of the Year: Derek Moore, senior defensive lineman, Crenshaw Offensive Lineman of the Year: Jesse Hernandez, senior offensive lineman, Arleta Defensive Lineman of the Year: Anthony Pandy, junior defensive linemen, Narbonne First Team Offense Quarterbacks Clarence Williams, Sylmar, senior Chris Duncan, Taft, senior Miguel Guerra, South Gate, senior Running Backs Isaiah Gable, Arleta, senior Sterling Salguero, Birmingham, senior Ladell Atkins, El Camino Real, junior Sean Riley, Narbonne, senior Aundre