Articles By: Kevin Connell

UA baseball team looks to even series

There are only a few schools that have routinely given Alabama baseball coach Mitch Gaspard’s teams trouble over his 10-year head coaching career. One of those schools is Southern Miss, a team that Alabama will play for the second time this season and the 100th time in school history Tuesday night at 6:05 p.m. at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. “I think with […]

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The gamble of the game: Former Alabama fullback faces degenerative nerve disease

The gamble of the game: Former Alabama fullback faces degenerative nerve disease

When Kevin Turner was 5 years old, he began his first season of organized football. Twenty-six seasons later at age 30, Kevin Turner would play his last season of organized football. Turner, a former University of Alabama and NFL fullback, has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a neurodegenerative disease that attacks the motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord that control […]

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Alabama offense, special teams struggle in A-Day game

In nearly every aspect, Saturday’s A-Day game felt like a typical Alabama football game – the performance. The special teams missed two field goals and an extra point. At halftime, both offenses combined for no points and only 516 yards for the game. And in the starting quarterback race for next season, no one stood out enough to take the […]

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The No. 8 Alabama baseball team won its third straight game on Wednesday after beating UAB 5-2.

Tide bats rally late in game to down UAB

No. 8 Alabama wasn’t out for revenge, but it did get even. The Crimson Tide defeated UAB 5-2 on Wednesday night. The win comes just one week after the Crimson Tide dropped a 2-1 decision to UAB at Sewell-Thomas Stadium last Wednesday. “It was a game we wanted,” Alabama coach Mitch Gaspard said. “It’s not just about the last game. […]

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Baseball team looks to continue recent success

The Crimson Tide continued its late-inning dramatics this season with a walk-off double from freshman Casey Hughston in a series-clinching 4-3 victory over Auburn at Sewell-Thomas Stadium on Sunday. It was the fifth time this season Alabama has won a game on the final at bat after Wade Wass, Mikey White and Hunter Webb did it earlier this season. All […]

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