Articles By: Daniel Byars

University’s kayaking club competes locally

University’s kayaking club competes locally

The Alabama Kayaking Club has found a niche in the southeast as one of the only universities competing in kayaking events. Coach Tom Land, who has been with the Kayak Club since the early 1990s, said he appreciates the chance to coach athletes in an exciting sport. “I always enjoy teaching kayaking because you can carry this sport for a […]

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Skeet team moves forward

The University of Alabama shooting team is aiming for more than just clay pigeons this year. The team, which competes with other skeet shooting teams from around the world, has championships in its sights. Tyler Smith was the first place finisher in all events at the Junior World championship in San Antonio. Smith and the rest of the team captured […]

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The 2011 Alabama fishing team hopes to claim its first title since 2006. / CW | Submitted Photo

Fishing team casts high hopes

The University of Alabama fishing team expects to make a big splash this tournament season. In 2006, the fishing team won their first and only national championship; that year was also their first year as a club sport at the University. Winning a title your first year at any university is a huge accomplishment in any sport. This year, the […]

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