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Softball prepares for Florida Gators

Softball prepares for Florida Gators

April 21, 2011

The No. 3 Alabama softball team is preparing for this weekend’s matchup against the University of Florida. After the Crimson Tide swept its four games last week against Mississippi State and Troy, Alabama...

Voice inspires fans for 25 years over PA

Voice inspires fans for 25 years over PA

April 19, 2011

His voice has echoed throughout Coleman Coliseum for 25 years. Bryant-Denny Stadium roars when he says, “First Down Alabama.” He’s announced live for crowds of 15,000 for basketball and gymnastics...

Murphy gets 700th win, Tide sweeps Bulldogs

April 18, 2011

To say this weekend was eventful for the No. 3 Alabama softball team would be an understatement. Head coach Patrick Murphy earned his 700th career win as the Crimson Tide swept the Mississippi State Bulldogs....

Alabama Softball looks to give Coach Murphy his 700th career win

April 17, 2011

After the Crimson Tide's two wins in yesterday's doubleheader against Mississippi State, head coach Patrick Murphy only needs one more win today to give him 700 career victories. This is coach Murphy's...

Murphy closing in on milestone

Murphy closing in on milestone

April 14, 2011

Alabama softball got back on track this Tuesday with a 5-2 win over Troy. After the Crimson Tide's rough series loss against LSU in Baton Rouge the previous week, Alabama is ready to redeem themselves....

Tide returns home for SEC/ACC Challenge

Tide returns home for SEC/ACC Challenge

March 10, 2011

The Alabama softball team has started its season off with a successful record. After being ranked No.1 by ESPN.com and USA Softball Collegiate polls last week, the team went 4-1 in the Citrus Classic...

Tide freshman a softball ‘monster’

March 3, 2011

Alabama freshman pitcher Jackie Traina was named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week for the second week in a row. This past weekend, Traina led the Crimson Tide as her team won all five of...

Dunne, Braud start season on national award watch list

February 17, 2011

Two Alabama softball standouts were recently selected to the Softball National Collegiate Player of the Year Watch List. Senior pitcher Kelsi Dunne was named to the list for the third year in a row, while...

Tide tops attendance in SEC

February 17, 2011

The first year after its new stadium expansion changed Bryant-Denny Stadium from seating 92,138 screaming fans to 101,821, Alabama became the No. 1 school in football attendance in the SEC. The Crimson...

Tide notches two wins in Dallas

February 16, 2011

The No. 31-ranked men’s tennis team brought home two wins this weekend. The team now has a 5-1 record after posting a 6-1 victory over SMU (2-2) and defeating TCU (2-2) 4-3. “We had two very good...

Tide starts season Friday with Classic

February 10, 2011

The Alabama softball team will open its 2011 season Friday against Samford in the Hibbett/Easton All-American Softball Classic in Vestavia Hills. The Crimson Tide will also play Alabama A&M and Jacksonville...

Alabama, SEC lead in Senior bowl

Alabama, SEC lead in Senior bowl

January 30, 2011

Alabama sent three of its top seniors – tight end Preston Dial, offensive lineman James Carpenter and quarterback Greg McElroy – to the 2011 Senior Bowl Saturday in Mobile. The Crimson Tide’s players...

Tide dominates in SEC play

Tide dominates in SEC play

January 27, 2011

Alabama basketball has started off Southeastern Conference play with the best record (4-1) the Crimson Tide has had since the 2004-2005 season. After winning seven of its last eight games, Alabama is now...

Tide wins second national championship

Tide wins second national championship

January 23, 2011

“Sweet Home Alabama” rang throughout the street as people yelled “Roll Tide!” to passersby. The UA cheerleading squad had captured the 2011 national championship and were the focus of the traditional...

Green develops as leader, athlete

November 17, 2010

As Alabama’s head basketball coach Anthony Grant enters his second season with the Crimson Tide. He brought along a number of young recruits, which means a young group of athletes on the team. There...

Saban: Young team needs leaders

Saban: Young team needs leaders

November 9, 2010

After the loss to LSU, Alabama’s record is now 7-2, unexpectedly the same record as this week’s opponent, Mississippi State. Saban said now is the time for leaders on the team to step up. “When...

Tide still holds high hopes

November 3, 2010

Alabama’s chance at another national title has been a continuous topic of conversation since its loss to South Carolina three weeks ago. The Crimson Tide is currently ranked No. 6 in the BCS standings...

Team builds on last year’s success

October 20, 2010

The Alabama women’s golf team finished first place at the Tar Heel Invitational on Oct. 10, highlighted by an individual title from junior Brooke Pancake, the first of her career. The team has topped...

McElroy, offense look to eliminate sacks

October 20, 2010

A lot of criticism has been made of senior quarterback Greg McElroy’s 11 sacks in the past two games, but both Saban and McElroy’s teammates said the sacks are everyone’s responsibility. “I don’t...

Jones acts as role model on and off field

October 13, 2010

Just a few weeks after Alabama won the BCS National Championship and a day after the Crimson Tide opened spring practice, sophomore offensive lineman Barrett Jones left for Haiti. “It’s something...

Baseball team adopts child

Baseball team adopts child

October 13, 2010

A 38th player was added to the University’s baseball team on Saturday. Unlike the rest of his teammates, Grayson Anderson is not more than five feet tall, and he is not enrolled at the University. Anderson...

Tide buckles down, moves on

Tide buckles down, moves on

October 13, 2010

After a rough start to the week, as Alabama came off its first regular-season loss since the 2007 season, the team’s focus is now back where it needs to be – on its next opponent. “Practice is back...

McElroy on quest for Rhodes

McElroy on quest for Rhodes

October 12, 2010

Senior quarterback Greg McElroy has led the Crimson Tide football team to a 13th BCS National Championship and 17 straight games without a loss in his two years starting for the Crimson Tide. But, his...

Tide players win SEC honors

Tide players win SEC honors

October 5, 2010

Sophomore guard Chance Warmack was recognized as SEC offensive lineman of the week for his performance in the Florida game. Warmack had key blocks on both of Mark Ingram’s touchdown runs that gave Alabama...

Alabama prepares for two SEC road games

Alabama prepares for two SEC road games

September 30, 2010

After a rough weekend losing two Southeastern Conference games at home, the Alabama volleyball team is ready to bounce back. Despite the loss of the match, sophomore outside hitter Kayla Fitterer had...

Tide pumped for SEC opener Saturday

September 22, 2010

Alabama’s first week of Southeastern Conference play on the road has caused a lot of excitement in the Alabama locker room this week. With both teams in the top 10 — No. 10 Arkansas and No. 1 Alabama...

Penn State rivalry goes far back

Penn State rivalry goes far back

September 9, 2010

When Alabama fans think of the Crimson Tide’s greatest rivalries, most often they think of the in-state one, Auburn. There’s another rivalry, however, that many students have never seen in their lifetimes:...

McCullough making an impact

September 2, 2010

With three of five starting offensive linemen returning to Alabama this season, competition on the field has been fierce throughout fall camp. Junior Alfred McCullough has emerged as possibly the most...

Freshmen bring new spark to Tide

Freshmen bring new spark to Tide

August 26, 2010

Black shirts, camouflage pants and eye black – the 13 members of the Alabama volleyball team and its five coaches darted onto the paintball field. Suddenly, the eight upperclassmen who had spent all...

Freshmen bring new spark to Tide

August 26, 2010

Black shirts, camouflage pants and eye black – the 13 members of the Alabama volleyball team and its five coaches darted onto the paintball field. Suddenly, the eight upperclassmen who had spent all...

Players continue moving positions

Players continue moving positions

August 24, 2010

With the first game only 10 days away, the coaching staff of the Alabama Crimson Tide is still moving players around the field to see the best combinations and fits. At Tuesday’s practice, there were...

McCullough’s versatility a luxury for Tide

August 20, 2010

If junior offensive lineman Alfred McCullough finds solid playing time in 2010, it could be because of his versatility. McCullough made the change from the defensive line to offensive tackle in 2008,...

Tide shuts down Mississippi Valley State

Tide shuts down Mississippi Valley State

April 28, 2010

Coming off of a three-game sweep against Mississippi State over the weekend, the Crimson Tide shut down Mississippi Valley State tonight at home, 7-4. Alabama’s win broke Mississippi Valley State’s...

Bama prepares for the SEC Championship

April 21, 2010

Although the No. 29 Alabama men’s tennis team lost a close 4-3 match to No. 39 archrival Auburn Saturday in Tuscaloosa, the team is focusing solely on its next match and is determined to come out on...

Moroccan player makes impact on team

April 14, 2010

Senior Houssam Yassine has been playing tennis since he was 5 years old, and started playing the sport at an advanced level at age 8 in Morocco, his native country. Earlier in his career, he combated a...

Tide prepares for Auburn

April 13, 2010

After finishing with a win against No. 55 Mississippi State 4-3 in Starkville, Miss., the Crimson Tide fell short the following Sunday against No. 17 Ole Miss. Today, the No. 29 Alabama tennis team will...

Tide readies for Wildcats

Tide readies for Wildcats

April 8, 2010

After an 11-inning slugfest against Jacksonville State Wednesday night, the Alabama men’s baseball team advanced to a 20-9 record on the season and tacked on a final non-conference victory before heading...

Men’s tennis keeps a good attitude

April 1, 2010

After beating Southern Mississippi on Friday 5-2 but later falling to Kentucky on Sunday 5-2, the Alabama men’s tennis team is trying to stay focused and regroup before its next game. “The key is,...

Tide prepares for Linger Longer Invitational

March 23, 2010

The Alabama men’s golf team placed fourth last weekend at the Schenkel E-Z-Go Invitational in Statesboro, Ga. One of the key athletes for the Crimson Tide during the tournament was sophomore Hunter Hamrick,...

Tide prepares for challenging weekend

March 10, 2010

The No. 50 Alabama women’s tennis team began Southeastern Conference play this weekend with a 4-3 loss at No. 17 Georgia Friday before dropping a 5-2 matchup at No. 11 Tennessee Sunday. The Crimson Tide...

Softball improves to 12-3 over weekend

Softball improves to 12-3 over weekend

March 3, 2010

After holding an 11-game win streak for almost two weeks, the softball team fell to the University of Central Florida last weekend 3-2. The No. 7 Alabama softball team now moves to 12-3 fifteen games into...

Tide drops third straight game

March 1, 2010

The Alabama men’s basketball team (14-14, 4-10) fell to Ole Miss (19-9, 7-7) 76-73 Saturday at Coleman Coliseum. In the Crimson Tide’s previous meeting with the Rebels, Alabama lost 74-67 in Oxford,...

Freshmen to fill outfield holes

February 26, 2010

Replacing the nation’s leading hitter in home runs is not an easy task—especially for a freshman. But after left fielder Andrew Miller’s first series playing for the Crimson Tide this past weekend...

Myneni brings a smile to the court

February 18, 2010

Transitioning from high school tennis to a top collegiate tennis program is not an easy move for an athlete, but the change from living in Andhra Pradesh, India, your whole life and then moving to Tuscaloosa...

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