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By Hannah Saad

Baseball loses LSU series

April 28, 2019
There were chances, but Alabama couldn’t come up with the key hit.
By Hannah Saad

LSU series even after baseball’s loss

April 27, 2019
“It was a big swing in momentum,” coach Brad Bohannon said. “Disappointed that happened and really, really disappointed that we walked two guys before that ball is hit.”
By Hannah Saad

Early offense, stout pitching leads baseball to win against LSU

April 26, 2019
“It would have been a double,” coach Brad Bohannon said. “It would have been at least 3-2, then we come in and make it 4-0.”
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Baseball swept in consecutive series by top-10 teams

April 22, 2019
In its second-straight matchup against teams ranked in the top 10 of the NCAA rankings, Alabama baseball was swept by Vanderbilt.
By Hannah Saad

Baseball loses Vanderbilt series

April 20, 2019

The long ball killed Alabama baseball’s chance to tie its series against Vanderbilt, as the Commodores hit five home runs in their 13-5 win. Vanderbilt started its scoring onslaught in the second...

By Joe Will Field

Baseball drops first game in Vanderbilt series

April 19, 2019
“Drake Fellows has been in the league for a while and is pretty experienced,” coach Brad Bohannon said. “But there’s no time for moral victories… We need to win. We need to beat good teams.”
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Randolph provides confidence in ninth inning

April 15, 2019
Ever since Thomas Burrows was drafted in the fourth round of the 2016 MLB Draft, Alabama baseball has struggled to find a full-time closer.
By Joe Will Field

White defense handles Crimson offense in A-Day

April 13, 2019
The common phrase “defense wins championships” pertains to Alabama’s A-Day game, not because there was a championship on the line, but there was steak.
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Offensive line working to reload after losing key starters

April 11, 2019
Even with the disappointing finish to its season offensively, Alabama’s 2018 football season was the best in program history.
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Baseball wins first SEC series since late-March 2018

April 8, 2019
Alabama baseball’s 2019 SEC schedule has been brutal. It has included road trips to the No. 7 and 24 teams in the country while hosting the No. 9 team in the country.
By Hannah Saad

Baseball drops third game against South Carolina

April 6, 2019
“It’s the first time that we’ve used him on back-to-back days, and we extended him a little bit yesterday,” coach Brad Bohannon said. “Jeremy is a grown man… He wants the ball every single day. He just wasn’t sharp.”
Baseball sweeps Friday doubleheader

Baseball sweeps Friday doubleheader

April 5, 2019
It had been over a year, but Alabama baseball has won its first SEC series of the year by sweeping South Carolina in a Friday doubleheader.Alabama dominated in game one’s 9-0 win with Sam Finnerty’s best career performance and early offense, while solid pitching led to a 4-1 win in game two.
By Hannah Saad

Troy defeats baseball in first mid-week matchup

April 2, 2019
Most of the damage was done by the end of the third inning in Alabama’s 8-4 loss to Troy. Alabama starter Connor Shamblin was tagged with his first career loss, while Sadler Goodwin finished with the win.Alabama’s first two pitchers, Shamblin and Wil Freeman, struggled to find consistency in their 2 1/3 innings of work.
By Hannah Stone

Baseball loses series to Florida

March 30, 2019
"It was a really tough night for us,” Alabama head coach Brad Bohannon said in a press release. “To Florida’s credit, they really hit a lot of balls hard – 16 hits and five home runs. They’re starting to look like the team that everyone anticipated going into the season. When you’re facing a really talented team, you have to get ahead in the count; keep the ball down and out of the middle of the plate; and you have to be able to throw some secondary stuff for a strike; and we didn’t do enough of that tonight.”
By Hannah Stone

Baseball drops second SEC series of year

March 25, 2019
Alabama baseball fell to Arkansas on Sunday, losing its seventh SEC series in a row dating back to last year.Overall, the Razorbacks outscored the Crimson Tide 22-15. The series was a bookend for the Crimson Tide, as it lost the Friday game 12-3 and Sunday’s game 10-2, but won 10-0 Saturday.
By Hannah Stone

Baseball ties weekend series on Saturday

March 23, 2019
After getting trounced in Friday night’s game, Alabama baseball defeated No. 9 Arkansas 10-0. It was the first time since April 6, 2013 that the Crimson Tide shut out the Razorbacks.“We beat a very good team,” coach Brad Bohannon said. “Arkansas is a very good and very worthy of their ranking… Really, really pleased with the effort and excited to come to the park tomorrow with a chance to win a series against a top-10 team with a pretty fresh bullpen.”
By Hannah Saad

Sam Praytor to miss rest of season

March 22, 2019
After Alabama's 12-3 loss to Arkansas on Friday, coach Brad Bohannon announced sophomore catcher Sam Praytor will miss the rest of the season with a season-ending injury.
By Hannah Saad

Baseball loses game one against Arkansas

March 22, 2019
Like in most of Alabama baseball’s games this year, most of the runs were scored in the first couple innings. The only difference, Arkansas scored all the runs, leading to a 12-3 win.
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Ras makes big strides early in freshman season

March 21, 2019
In Alabama’s opening series against Presbyterian College, coach Brad Bohannon set up his starting pitching rotation in a way that he had never done at Auburn or Kentucky, and Alabama hasn’t done since 2012: he started two freshmen on opening weekend.
By Hannah Stone

Baseball routs Maine in midweek matchup

March 19, 2019
“I saw that the ball kept carrying and figured he [the center fielder] wasn’t going to catch it, so I started running harder around second,” freshman T.J. Reeves said. “I saw coach [Zulli] rolling me around third, and I just went with it.”
By Hannah Stone

Alabama walks off South Dakota State in fourteenth inning

March 6, 2019
In the bottom of the fourteenth inning, Alabama baseball had a chance to walk off South Dakota State.Joe Breaux led off the inning with a double that hit the right-center field wall. He advanced to third on a Kolby Robinson bunt.
By Hannah Saad

Baseball continues winning streak against UAB

March 5, 2019
Alabama baseball kept its winning streak alive with a 4-3 win against UAB, pushing the winning streak to seven.Alabama did half of its damage in the third inning.
By Hannah Saad

Baseball sweeps double header

March 3, 2019
Alabama baseball swept South Alabama in a Saturday double header. The Crimson Tide won the first game 10-5 and 6-1 in game two. 
By Hannah Saad

Explosive third inning leads to baseball win

February 26, 2019
In the first two innings of Alabama baseball’s 8-0 win against North Alabama, the Crimson Tide had chances to break a scoreless tie but failed to score. It had bases loaded in the first inning, while runners on the corners in the second.That trend didn’t continue in the third.
By Joe Will Field

Baseball defeats Ball State in game one

February 22, 2019
Early offense and dominate pitching earned Alabama baseball its fourth win on the season, as it defeated Ball State 7-1.It started on the mound with senior Sam Finnerty. He controlled the Cardinals for all seven innings, allowing just three hits and no runs. He threw just 68 pitches in a shortened start because of a 25-minute weather delay.
By Hannah Saad

Seven runs in second leads to baseball win

February 18, 2019
It started on the first pitch an Alabama batter saw. Center fielder Joe Breaux drilled the pitch to right field, which landed in the stands for his third career home run. It was one of two runs scored in the inning, leading to a 13-2 win.
By Hannah Saad

Baseball splits double header, wins series

February 16, 2019
Just as it did two years ago when Presbyterian came to Tuscaloosa, Alabama baseball claimed the series, winning two of the three games. Because of incoming weather, the two played a double header on Saturday. The Blue Hose won the first game 4-1, while the Crimson Tide claimed the series with a 9-4 win in the latter.
By Hannah Saad

Baseball wins season opener

February 15, 2019
Two years ago, Alabama baseball opened its season with Presbyterian. That season opener finished in a 4-3 win for the Crimson Tide. It took Alabama till the bottom of the second to surpass that run total in its 7-2 win to open the 2019 season. Catcher Sam Praytor started the scoring in the bottom of the first inning, when he launched a 3-2 fastball over the left field fence for a two-run home run.
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Baseball begins preparation for 2019 season

January 28, 2019
Alabama baseball began its 2019 season on Friday, starting with the first day of spring practice. The Crimson Tide practiced before holding a scrimmage, which ended in a scoreless tie.
By Hannah Saad

A bittersweet goodbye: Hurts announces transfer to Oklahoma

January 17, 2019
The moment Alabama fans have been waiting for since he put his name into the transfer portal on Jan. 9 has happened: Jalen Hurts has announced he is transferring.
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Communication key to Carter’s leadership

January 10, 2019
With Alabama’s lineage, playing defensive back comes with a lot of expectations, especially in the nickel corner spot: Star. With last year’s Star, Minkah Fitzpatrick, getting drafted in the top 10 of the NFL Draft, the spot came with a lot of expectations, but Shyheim Carter was ready for that pressure.
By Hannah Saad

Inconsistent play on offense costs Alabama in national championship

January 8, 2019
Alabama’s offense, which for most of the season seemed like it was impervious to any opposing defense, finally misfired. The second highest scoring offense in the country couldn’t find the end zone in the 44-16 loss to Clemson in the College Football Playoff National Championship.
By Hannah Saad

Alabama blown out in College Football Playoff National Championship

January 7, 2019
Alabama’s once-transcendent offense and once-reliable defense both failed to show up to Monday night’s College Football Playoff National Championship Game. Five drives inside Clemson’s 22-yard line netted one touchdown and a field goal, and the defense’s penalties and coverage errors doomed a chance at coach Nick Saban’s seventh national championship.
By Grant Nicholls

Xavier McKinney develops mentally in second season

January 7, 2019
“He’s doing what he got to do,” middle linebacker Dylan Moses said. “He's balling, you know what I'm saying. That just shows his growth from last year to this year. He really did put in a lot of work over the summer, throughout fall camp. Feel like everything he's getting right now, he deserves it.”
By Grant Nicholls

Learning plays takes time

January 6, 2019
The process of learning the playbook for Alabama takes around a year for the players to feel comfortable, sometimes a little longer.  It took Moses about 11 months to memorize all of the plays. It took Xavier McKinney an entire year. It was about a year and a half for Mack Wilson.
By Hannah Saad

Hentges’ team-first attitude earns permanent honor

January 5, 2019
“There’s nobody more deserving of having a life full of love and prosperity than someone like Hale,” Harris said.
By Hannah Saad

Early scoring propels Alabama to win against Oklahoma

December 30, 2018
It started the game with a run/pass option (where the quarterback can either hand the ball off to the running back or keep it and throw it). Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa kept the ball, faking a handoff to senior back Damien Harris. He looked up and spotted receiver DeVonta Smith running a slant route. Tagovailoa hit Smith in stride and Smith sprinted 50 yards before being knocked out to the ground at the Oklahoma 25-yard line.
By Hannah Saad

No. 1 Alabama to play in College Football National Championship

December 29, 2018
No. 1 Alabama’s offense did what it does best: score early and often in the first quarter. It put up 21 points in the first 15 minutes of the game, digging a hole to large for the Heisman Trophy winner and his team to climb out of, leading to a 45-34 win in the Orange Bowl.
By Grant Nicholls

Joe Moore Award finalists square off in Orange Bowl

December 29, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.— Offensive linemen hardly are praised. Usually during a game, the only time a lineman’s name is called is when he commits a penalty or gets beat. That changes each December when...

By Hannah Saad

Jalen Hurts reaps rewards by staying at Alabama

December 29, 2018
“Jalen is going to be a more successful person in his life because of what he went through, not winning 26 games, but what he went through this year trying to be the kind of person who had to support other people after he was a star player.”
By Grant Nicholls

Terrell Lewis’s recovery proves freak nickname

December 28, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.— The last time the 6-foot-5 outside linebacker saw the field he accounted for seven tackles, six solo, and a sack in the national championship game against Georgia. Then on July...

By Grant Nicholls

Surtain makes easy transition from high school to No. 1 Alabama

December 27, 2018
Replenishing the secondary was the most important part of Alabama’s 2018 recruiting class. It lost every member of the starting secondary from the team that won the national championship. Of the 21 players to come in, five played in the secondary, but the player that drew the most attention from the moment he signed with the Crimson Tide was Patrick Surtain II.
By Grant Nicholls

Alabama defense slows Georgia in fourth quarter

December 1, 2018
First-and-10 with three seconds left. This is what the game came down to between Alabama and Georgia. The Bulldogs had dominated the first three quarters, but the Crimson Tide had mounted a comeback and had taken the lead. On Alabama’s 39-yard line, sophomore quarterback Jake Fromm took the snap and lofted a pass into the back right corner of Alabama’s end zone towards a hoard of Alabama and Georgia players.
By Hannah Saad

Alabama wins SEC Championship in comeback win

December 1, 2018
No. 1 Alabama faced its biggest adversity of the season. Trailing by seven, Jalen Hurts entered the game for an injured Tua Tagovailoa. Hurts led two drives and scored two touchdowns to give the Crimson Tide the SEC Championship and an undefeated season.
By Grant Nicholls

Stout Alabama defense holds Auburn to 21 points in Iron Bowl win

November 24, 2018
Alabama limited Auburn to 283 yards of total offense on 75 plays, for an average of 3.7 yards a play. It was the 17th time since the 2017 season that an Alabama opponent was held under 300 yards. Outside the three drives that resulted in touchdowns, the Tigers finished with 127 yards.
By Hannah Saad

Tua Tagovailoa’s strong second half helps Alabama win Iron Bowl

November 24, 2018
In his first Iron Bowl, quarterback Tua Tagovailoa led Alabama to a 52-21 win against Auburn. He threw for five touchdowns, which ties the single-season mark in Alabama history, alongside 324 yards. He also ran for a score.
By Hannah Saad

Defense allows season-high rush yards in win against The Citadel

November 17, 2018
Twelve seconds after Alabama took its second-half lead against The Citadel, the Crimson Tide defense scored for the seventh time this season, contributing to Alabama’s 50-17 win against The Citadel Bulldogs.
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Dynamic triple option travels to Bryant-Denny

November 15, 2018
The last time Alabama faced the triple option was in its 2011 win over Georgia Southern. In that game, the Alabama defense, which had been giving up just 51.9 yards a game, was shredded for 302 rushing yards.
By Hannah Saad

Offense limited in win over Mississippi State

November 10, 2018
After being stopped from scoring a touchdown on the first drive of the game last week against LSU, No. 1 Alabama marched down the field, running the ball seven times, before running back Damien Harris scooted into the end zone from one yard out. Harris’s touchdown was one of Alabama’s three total touchdowns in its 24-0 win over Mississippi State.
By Hannah Saad

Alabama shuts out Mississippi State

November 10, 2018
No. 1 Alabama continued it dominance against its schedule as it defeated No. 16 Mississippi State 24-0. Its offense was held in check finishing with 304 yards, which is its lowest of the season by 212.
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Offensive line meshing ahead of challenging mashup

November 8, 2018
After undergoing several position changes in the offseason, Alabama’s offensive line has formed a sense of chemistry, which is helping open up the Crimson Tide's running game.
By Hannah Saad

Alabama defense handles No. 3 LSU

November 3, 2018
With 3:41 left in the game and on the Alabama 13, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow dropped back and threw a pass over the middle of the field towards the back of the end zone. Instead of hitting receiver Jonathan Giles, he found linebacker Mack Wilson, completing the 29-0 shutout against No, 3 LSU.
By Hannah Saad

No. 1 Alabama wins top-3 matchup

November 3, 2018
No. 1 Alabama steamrolled No. 3 LSU 29-0 for its ninth win of the season. It was the highest margin of victory on either side since the Crimson Tide defeated the Tigers 31-0 in 2002.
By Hannah Saad

Offense gains over 500 yards in win over Tennessee

October 20, 2018
On the second play after the defense forced a fumble and recovered the ball inside the Tennessee five-yard line, running back Josh Jacobs took the handoff from quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, made a small cut and split a pair of Tennessee defenders for a three-yard touchdown.
By Hannah Saad

Alabama continues its winning streak against Tennessee

October 20, 2018
No. 1 Alabama continued its winning streak to 12 games over Tennessee with its 58-21 win. The Crimson Tide put up 547 yards of total offense, while holding the Volunteers to just 258.
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Jeudy leads in statsheet, on field as sophomore

October 18, 2018
Ever since he committed to Alabama on July 28, 2016, wide receiver Jerry Jeudy has been compared to former Alabama wide receiver Calvin Ridley. The comparison makes sense.
By Hannah Saad

Alabama’s defense slows Missouri passing game in win

October 13, 2018
Early in the second quarter, defensive end Isaiah Buggs stormed his way through the offensive line and got to Missouri quarterback Drew Lock for an 18-yard sack. As Lock went down, Buggs stripped him of the ball, which Anfernee Jennings recovered, setting up Alabama inside Missouri’s red zone.
By Hannah Saad

No. 1 Alabama wins convincingly in homecoming game

October 13, 2018
No. 1 Alabama defeated Missouri 39-10, but it came with a toll. Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, who left early in the third quarter because of a knee injury, and DeVonta Smith, who left with about six minutes left in the first half, were held out the rest of the  game because of injuries.
This image accompanied the video announcing the return of Dixieland Delight featured on Athletic Director Greg Byrnes Twitter account.

‘Dixieland Delight’ will return to Bryant-Denny Stadium for homecoming game

October 11, 2018
After three years of fans, students and players asking for its return in the fourth quarter of every home game, “Dixieland Delight” will be played at Bryant-Denny Stadium this Saturday during the homecoming game against Missouri.
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Alabama’s offense continues to score quickly

October 11, 2018
To say Alabama’s offense scores quickly might be an understatement. Of the 40 touchdowns it has scored this season, 14 were scored in under a minute.
By Hannah Saad

Alabama’s offense scores season high in win over Arkansas

October 6, 2018

FAYETTEVILLE— Even when it messes up Alabama's offense finds a way to score. Leading by seven points, quarterback Tua Tagovailoa found Irv Smith Jr. over the middle of the field. Smith went 47 yards...

by Hannah Saad

No. 1 Alabama stays undefeated with win against Arkansas

October 6, 2018
On Alabama’s second drive of the game, Tua Tagovailoa completed a pass to Irv Smith Jr. near midfield. Smith broke tackles and ran down to the Arkansas 12-yard line, where he was stripped by an Arkansas defender.
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Tua becomes fan favorite in starting season

October 4, 2018
When quarterback Tua Tagovailoa trotted out onto Camping World Stadium’s field, the Alabama fan base went crazy. It answered the question Alabama fans had been asking since midway through last season: Tagovailoa was the starting quarterback.
By Hannah Saad

Defensive starters nearly stops Louisiana-Lafayette offense

September 29, 2018

For the first three quarters of its 56-14 win, Alabama’s defense smothered the Louisiana-Lafayette offense, holding it to just 102 yards of total offense. The Ragin Cajuns finished with 288 yards...

By Hannah Saad

Alabama scores often in first half to defeat Louisiana-Lafayette

September 29, 2018

No. 1 Alabama cruised through Louisiana for its fifth win of the season. The Crimson Tide scored a touchdown on every drive of the first half en route to a 56-14 win over the Ragin’ Cajuns. Moment...

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Isaiah Buggs stands out on star-studded defensive line

September 27, 2018
After having his second-straight standout game against Texas A&M, Isaiah Buggs earned his first SEC honors. The former Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College player has made a name for himself in just his second year at Alabama.
Tua Tagovailoa throws for over 300 yards in win over No. 22 Texas A&M

Tua Tagovailoa throws for over 300 yards in win over No. 22 Texas A&M

September 22, 2018

Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa took the snap and lofted a pass to the south end zone. DeVonta Smith dove and brought in the 30-yard catch for a seven-point lead, which Alabama would never relinquish. Alabama...

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No. 1 Alabama throws for more than 400 yards in blowout win

September 22, 2018
Tua Tagovailoa threw a 23-yard pass to a wide-open Hale Hentges, who ran the rest of the way to the end zone for his second catch and first touchdown of the year. The score put Alabama up 21-10.
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Thompson and McKinney lock down safety spots

September 20, 2018
Before the season started, Alabama’s safety spots were held by two players whose main roles were on special teams and on second-string defense. Now Deionte Thompson and Xavier McKinney have shown they are proven SEC-caliber safeties.
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Defense shuts down Ole Miss passing game

September 15, 2018

OXFORD— Alabama’s defense started as poorly as it could have against Ole Miss. It allowed a touchdown on the first play of the game for the first time since 2011. From that point onward, the Crimson...

No. 1 Alabama routs Ole Miss for first SEC win of season

No. 1 Alabama routs Ole Miss for first SEC win of season

September 15, 2018
The Crimson Tide limited Ole Miss to just two completed passes and 13-passing yards since the end of the first quarter.
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PRACTICE REPORT: Alabama continues preparation before Ole Miss

September 11, 2018

Alabama practiced outside for the second time this week before facing Ole Miss. Here is what I saw during the media viewing secession of practice: The outside linebackers were working on getting over...

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No. 1 Alabama offense gains over 500 yards of offense in win over Arkansas State

September 8, 2018
Alabama’s offense has had little to complain about two games into the season. The Crimson Tide has dominated, putting up 108 points in those first two games, 57 of which came in its 57-7 win over Arkansas State.
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No. 1 Alabama takes control early against Arkansas State

September 8, 2018
No. 1 Alabama put up 40 points in the first half against Arkansas State, finishing with a dominant 57-7 win. Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa threw for 228 yards in the win.
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Jacobs returns from injury-plagued 2017 season

September 6, 2018
Louisville started to gain momentum midway through the third quarter after Jawon Pass found tight end Kemari Averett in the back of the Alabama end zone. After an unsportsmanlike conduct call, Louisville was forced to kick off from its own 25-yard line.
Alabamas defense stalls Louisville running game in opening route

Alabama’s defense stalls Louisville running game in opening route

September 1, 2018

ORLANDO- Much was said of Alabama’s defense before it even had a chance to take the field against Louisville. It lost nine starters off its national championship team, including all five of its defensive...

No. 1 Alabama defeats Louisville to start season

No. 1 Alabama defeats Louisville to start season

September 1, 2018

ORLANDO- No. 1 Alabama took care of business early on against Louisville. The Crimson Tide, led by quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, put 28 points on the Cardinals in the first half before finishing 51-14....

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A preview of Alabama football’s season opener

August 30, 2018
No. 1 Alabama looks to defend last year’s national championship starting in Orlando against an experienced Louisville team. The Cardinals lost four players to the NFL draft, including Heisman winner Lamar Jackson and first-round pick Jaire Alexander. I talked with Matt Bradshaw, the sports editor of the Louisville student paper, The Louisville Cardinal, to get a different look at the matchup.
Baseball holds on to defeat Troy

Baseball holds on to defeat Troy

April 24, 2018

An early spark was all Alabama needed to take care of Troy on Tuesday. The Crimson Tide plated four in the first inning, before defeating the Trojans 4-3. The win moves Alabama’s record to 23-20 on the...

Brad Bohannons 15-year journey to reaching his dream

Brad Bohannon’s 15-year journey to reaching his dream

April 23, 2018

Dressed in a black suit and an Alabama tie, Alabama’s 32nd head baseball coach faced the media for the first time. His opening statement on June 5, 2017 was simple. “I have been waiting all week to...

Constant defensive pressure leads to Crimsons win on A-Day

Constant defensive pressure leads to Crimson’s win on A-Day

April 21, 2018

Coming into its annual A-Day game, Alabama’s defense had a lot to prove. It lost eight starters off its 2017 national championship winning team, and with injuries and some freshman not being on campus...

Baseball blown out by No. 25 Auburn in game one

Baseball blown out by No. 25 Auburn in game one

April 20, 2018

Alabama was riding high after taking the lead on a double by Hunter Alexander in the bottom of the fourth inning. It then proceeded to allow 16 straight runs over the next three innings, losing to No....

Nick Saban confident in Trevon Diggs improvement at cornerback

Nick Saban ‘confident’ in Trevon Diggs’ improvement at cornerback

April 19, 2018

In 2016, Alabama had a stacked secondary, but it lost two key members in the offseason, when Marlon Humphrey was picked in the first round of the NFL draft the Baltimore Ravens and Eddie Jackson graduated...

Baseball uses four pitchers to shutout Alcorn State

Baseball uses four pitchers to shutout Alcorn State

April 18, 2018

Alabama coach Brad Bohannon said Tuesday’s loss was the lowest amount of effort the team had showed through the season. The team responded with a 3-0 win over Alcorn State. One hit proved to be the difference...

Baseball shutout by Samford

Baseball shutout by Samford

April 17, 2018

After being swept by Texas A&M over the weekend, Alabama needed a win to start its six game homestand on the right tract. It failed to do anything for most of the night, losing 6-0 to Samford.  The Bulldogs...

Cobie Vance continues to quietly lead baseball

Cobie Vance continues to quietly lead baseball

April 16, 2018

When coach Brad Bohannon arrived at the Capstone, he knew he would have an experienced infield, but he had to make some changes to make room for starting shortstop Jett Manning’s glove. He moved Chandler...

Baseball swept by No. 19 Texas A&M

Baseball swept by No. 19 Texas A&M

April 14, 2018

Alabama fell to No. 19 Texas A&M on Saturday 2-1 in 11 innings. With the loss, Alabama is 21-16 on the season and 5-10 in the SEC. After a lead off error, Michael Helman grounded back to the pitcher, but...

Baseball loses game one at No. 19 Texas A&M

Baseball loses game one at No. 19 Texas A&M

April 13, 2018

Alabama fell 12-6 to No. 19 Texas A&M on Thursday.  The loss drops Alabama to 21-14 and 5-8 in the SEC. “I thought our guys competed about as well as we can for the first six innings of tonight’s...

Baseball drops UAB in offensive explosion

Baseball drops UAB in offensive explosion

April 10, 2018

Coming into Tuesday’s game against UAB, Matt Malkin had knocked in six runs through the 18 games he had played this year. He didn’t have a problem knocking in his teammates as he accounted for six...

Walker McCleney continues family tradition in his own way

Walker McCleney continues family tradition in his own way

April 9, 2018

The McCleney name is easily recognizable in the state of Alabama, especially in Tuscaloosa and Birmingham.  John McCleney played center field for Samford’s baseball team in the late 1980’s and early...

Baseball wins second SEC series

Baseball wins second SEC series

April 8, 2018

Alabama picked up its second SEC series win on Saturday after splitting its double header against Missouri. The Crimson Tide lost in game one's pitcher's duel 1-0, but came back to win 5-1 in the second...

Baseball takes game one against Missouri

Baseball takes game one against Missouri

April 6, 2018

Alabama took game one at Missouri on Friday. The Crimson Tide held on to win 2-1 for its 19th win of the season, tying last year's win total.  Alabama's pitching led the way. Starter Sam Finnerty was...

Baseball loses third straight game to Jacksonville State

Baseball loses third straight game to Jacksonville State

April 3, 2018

 Timely hitting was Alabama’s Achilles heel once again. The Crimson Tide failed to record a hit with a runner on base and finished just 1-for-9 with two outs, losing to Jacksonville State 4-0. It was...

Softball takes weekend series at Kentucky

Softball takes weekend series at Kentucky

April 1, 2018

Alabama scored early and often in Sunday's series finale at Kentucky, defeating the Wildcats 9-3. The Crimson Tide jumped on Kentucky starter Autumn Humes from the start of the game. Kaylee Tow started...

Softball splits Saturday double header at Kentucky

Softball splits Saturday double header at Kentucky

April 1, 2018

Alabama split its Saturday double header against Kentucky. It won the first game 9-0 and lost the second 11-6. Alabama cruised to an easy win in game one of Saturday's double header at Kentucky. The Crimson...

Brad Bohannon squares off against former teams

Brad Bohannon squares off against former teams

March 29, 2018

Alabama coach Brad Bohannon has been in the SEC since 2004. In that 14-year stretch, he helped turn around Kentucky and Auburn, before starting at Alabama. Bohannon faced his most recent team on Tuesday...

Alabama drops ninth MAX Capital City Classic

Alabama drops ninth MAX Capital City Classic

March 27, 2018

 MONTGOMERY, Ala— Alabama has struggled in the MAX Capital City Classic. Alabama has dropped nine of the 10 MAX Capital City Classics including Tuesday’s 5-2 loss.  “I thought Auburn outplayed...

Chandler Taylor leads Alabama to MAX Capital City Classic

Chandler Taylor leads Alabama to MAX Capital City Classic

March 26, 2018

Chandler Taylor has never had a problem with power. The junior has led Alabama in home runs both years since joining the roster, and through the team’s first 25 games, Taylor leads the team with nine...

Keith Holcombe stays with baseball

Keith Holcombe stays with baseball

March 26, 2018

For the last three years, Keith Holcombe has jumped straight from the national championship into baseball mode. The first two years, he played the first weeks of the season before returning to football...

Baseball swept by Tennessee

Baseball swept by Tennessee

March 25, 2018

Alabama baseball was swept by Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee after losing both games of the Sunday double header. Alabama lost the first game 2-1 and was shut out 3-0 in the final game of the series....

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