Early scoring by the Biloxi Shuckers led to a 9-1 blowout victory over the Rocket City Trash Pandas Thursday night at Toyota Field.
The Athens Golden Eagles football team and head coach Cody Gross have been on the lookout for a new defensive coordinator ever since former DC Jonathan Snider accepted the head football coaching job at Ardmore back in May. That search officially came to end Tuesday, as Ervin Jackson joined t…
TOKYO (AP) — The safest way to hold the Tokyo Olympics is without any fans, the top medical adviser to the Japanese government said in a report on Friday.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Miami and Auburn will play a home-and-home series starting in 2029.
With most of the runs coming in the early innings, a timely hit by the Rocket City Trash Pandas late in the game gave them an 8-6 win over the Biloxi Shuckers in the series opener Tuesday night at Toyota Field.
The 2021 Alabama Sports Writers Association announced its softball all-state teams.
The 2021 Alabama Sports Writers Association has announced its all-state baseball teams.
NEW YORK (AP) — Pitchers will be ejected and suspended for 10 games for using illegal foreign substances to doctor baseballs in a crackdown by Major League Baseball that will start June 21.
COPENHAGEN (AP) — Christian Eriksen sent his first public message from the hospital on Tuesday, thanking supporters for their "sweet and amazing" well-wishes after his collapse at the European Championship.
A series sweep of the Tennessee Smokies was not in the cards Sunday afternoon for the Rocket City Trash Pandas, who lost 6-0 in the series finale at Smokies Stadium. This loss snapped a six-game win streak for the Trash Pandas.
Fourteen members of the Calhoun Community College Warhawks baseball team will be moving on to new programs to continue their academic and athletic careers beginning this fall.
The 2021 Limestone All-County Softball teams were recently selected by their respective coaches.
The Rocket City Trash Pandas launched a couple home runs to give them a 6-4 come-from-behind victory over the Tennessee Smokies Thursday night at Smokies Stadium.
The Elite 50 Alabama National Invitational Showcase, featuring 60 teams, will be taking place today through Sunday at the Athens Sportsplex, weather permitting. There will also be tournaments taking place in Decatur.
In what was a back-and-forth game throughout Tuesday evening between the Rocket City Trash Pandas and the Tennessee Smokies, the Trash Pandas held on for an 8-7 victory in their series opener at Smokies Stadium.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama and Boston College have scheduled a home-and-home football series for the 2031 and 2034 seasons.
Athens native, Stephen Phraner, a recent graduate of Vanderbilt University with a bachelors degree in economics, received an honor for being a student manager for the 2021 Vanderbilt Commodores baseball team.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Derrick Henry continues to win awards in the state where he captured both the Heisman Trophy and a national championship.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama and Oklahoma State have scheduled a home and home football series for the 2028 and 2029 seasons.
There is Arizona Edge and Buffs with a Brand. Oklahoma State rolled out OSU Elite and Texas Tech launched Beyond Verified.
Three solo home runs by the Rocket City Trash Pandas offense and a 10-strikeout performance by starting pitcher Reid Detmers led to a 3-1 victory Saturday night over the Chattanooga Lookouts at Toyota Field.
Eight teams closed out their regionals in the NCAA baseball tournament Sunday and moved one step closer to the College World Series.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban, who has won a record seven national championships, has agreed to a three-year contract extension running through the 2029 season.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Caylan Arnold and Kathryn Sandercock combined for a shutout and Florida State beat Alabama 2-0 on Sunday in a Women's College World Series semifinal.
PARIS (AP) — Serena Williams turns 40 in September. Roger Federer hits that milestone the month before. No one knows how many more French Open appearances each will make, and this year's tournament ended for both on Sunday.
Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver and former Athens Golden Eagles star Terrance “Quez” Watkins held his first football camp Saturday at Athens Stadium.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Montana Fouts threw a perfect game with 14 strikeouts on her 21st birthday, and Alabama defeated UCLA 6-0 on Friday night to advance to the semifinals of the Women's College World Series.
Bobby Sprowl, current head baseball coach at Shelton State Community College and former MLB pitcher, will be hosting the 2021 Bobby Sprowl Summer Baseball Camp 9 a.m.–2 p.m. June 14–17 at the Athens Sportsplex on U.S. 31.
Recent graduates Elizabeth Waldrep of Athens High School and Ethan Keeton of East Limestone High School were recognized as the 2021 recipients of the Bama Zack Memorial Scholarship. Each will receive $1,500 that will be applied to college tuition.
Tanner Rattlers boys head soccer coach Matt Smith has come a long way in his now eight years at the helm. Coming from a football background, including playing at Miles College after graduating from Tanner in 2007, admittedly, Smith didn't know anything about the game when he first became Tan…
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Montana Fouts struck out 16 and allowed two hits in a complete-game victory, helping No. 3 seed Alabama beat Arizona 5-1 on Thursday night in the Women's College World Series opener for both teams.
Duke Hall of Fame coach Mike Krzyzewski will coach his final season with the Blue Devils in 2021-22, a person familiar with the situation said Wednesday.
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TOKYO (AP) — It may be too little, too late.
The Rocket City Trash Pandas got out to an early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first on a sacrifice fly by Gavin Cecchini, but that lead was short-lived, as the Birmingham Barons tallied 17 runs in their 17-4 victory Sunday afternoon in the series finale at Toyota Field.
Angela Kahler, a Lindsay Lane Christian Lions junior, was chosen to be on the North All-Star Tennis Team that will participate in the 2021 AHSAA North-South All-Star Sports Week scheduled for July 19-23.
Michael Pendergast takes over for the retiring Duane Wales as the new head football coach of the Elkmont Red Devils football team. Elkmont finished 1-9 in the 2020 season. Their only win came in an exciting 45-36 victory over the Hanceville Bulldogs in the final game of the season.
As basketball and baseball roll around next season, East Limestone will have two new coaches as the helm.
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Owen Diodati singled home Sam Praytor in the top of the 11th inning and 10th-seeded Alabama beat No. 2 seed Tennessee 3-2 on Wednesday in the second round of the SEC Tournament.
Defending national champion Alabama's game at Florida is scheduled to kickoff the Southeastern Conference's game of the week slate on CBS on Sept. 15.
Despite a stellar pitching performance by Rocket City’s Reid Detmers, the Trash Pandas took a 5-1 loss to open their six-game homestand against the Birmingham Barons Tuesday night at Toyota Field.
West Limestone Wildcats head football coach Shelby Davis and West Limestone High School hosted their second annual youth football camp Saturday morning at James Kennemer Stadium.
Coaches recently announced their 2021 All-County first and second teams for girls soccer this season.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons began their offseason training program Tuesday without longtime star receiver Julio Jones, who apparently has no intention of returning to a rebuilding team that is still struggling to get under the salary cap.
TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese government Tuesday was quick to deny a U.S. warning for Americans to avoid traveling to Japan would have an impact on Olympians wanting to compete in the postponed Tokyo Games.
An early lead by the Pensacola Blue Wahoos was too much for the Rocket City Trash Pandas to overcome Sunday, losing the final game of the six game series 7-4 at Blue Wahoos Stadium in Pensacola.
A 3-0 loss to the Helena Huskies in the AHSAA State Softball Tournament Friday doesn’t take away from the accomplishments that the Athens Golden Eagles softball team put together this season.
Though the Ardmore Tigers came up short in their 6-1 loss to the Satsuma Gators in the 2021 AHSAA 5A Softball State Championship game Wednesday afternoon, it was a season and tournament they’ll never forget with a runner-up finish. In Ardmore softball head coach Stephen Baugh’s mind, they’re…
BIRMINGHAM (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has given its 14 member schools $23 million each to help offset the financial impact of COVID-19 on their athletic programs.
A late fifth inning score by the Ardmore Tigers broke the 1-1 tie and secured the 2-1 victory over the Hayden Wildcats Tuesday to advance in the 2021 AHSAA State Softball Tournament at Choccolocco Park in Oxford.
While the Elkmont Red Devils softball team did finish with a 2-1 record Saturday at the Florence Sports Complex in the 2021 AHSAA Regional Tournament, their third and final game ended in a 9-1 loss to the Fyffe Red Devils, ending Elkmont’s season.
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Ronald Ezekiel Craig, 89, of Athens passed away Friday, June 18, 2021, at Athens-Limestone Hospital. Service is 11 a.m. Saturday, June 19, 2021, at Spry Funeral Home. Visitation from 10 a.m. until service. Interment in Lentzville Cemetery.
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