Category: Sports

Carson Tinker relives deadly April 27 tornado in new book

Carson Tinker’s new book, “A Season to Remember,” wasn’t easy for him to write, going back through the afternoon of April 27, 2011, and how that EF-4 tornado ripped through his house and livelihood. But it was necessary for the readers, he said. “It was definitely hard,” Tinker said. “It was something at first I didn’t know if I really […]

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Alabama baseball struggle midweek

The No. 8 Alabama baseball team was upset by Southern Miss 6-3 Tuesday night. The Crimson Tide dropped to 28-13 with the loss. “Well, I thought just overall it was a poor performance by us. I thought our energy level was low tonight,” coach Mitch Gaspard said. Southern Miss struck first in the game. In the top of the fourth […]

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Rowing team travels to last race

For the final race before Conference USA Championships, the Alabama rowing team will travel to Bloomington, Ind., to compete in the Dale England Cup on Friday. At the regatta, the team will face opponents from Indiana University, Notre Dame and Rhode Island. The Crimson Tide will enter the match coming off what coach Larry Davis called a positive showing in […]

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Senior Traina well-loved on and off field

Jaclyn Traina’s pitching talents are almost unheard of. Not many experienced pitchers can win a softball team a national championship. Traina, now a senior, did so as a sophomore. In 2012, she went 42-3 with a 1.87 ERA. Thirty-seven of her 43 starts were complete games, and she pitched seven shutouts. She was named the MVP of the Women’s College […]

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Boston Marathon shows nation’s strength

Almost a week ago, America saw the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. Yesterday, Boston held its annual marathon, and for the first time since 1983, an American won the men’s race. Meb Keflezighi won the race, bringing back the medal to America. He won with a time of 2:08:37. On the women’s side of the race, Kenyan Rita […]

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